COEBURN, Va. -- Alan Atwood is committed to Coeburn. That's evident not just because this town is the headquarters of his family's three-store supermarket business, but because of the support he lends this community and others. That's why Atwood, general manager of the Payless IGA store here, was recognized as a 2005 IGA International Retailer of the Year.
Atwood's grandfather, Joe Atwood Sr., founded Payless Supermarkets in 1948. At age 16, Atwood began bagging groceries at that supe