BANKRUPT JITNEY SELLS MOST STORES, CLOSING SOON

JACKSON, Miss. -- Jitney Jungle Stores of America here said last week it has agreed to sell 89 of its 137 stores, along with a mix of fuel centers and liquor stores, to Winn-Dixie Stores, Jacksonville, Fla., and Bruno's Supermarkets, Birmingham, Ala.Jitney said it expects to find buyers for its 48 remaining stores, eight fuel centers and four liquor stores within the next 60 days and to completely

JACKSON, Miss. -- Jitney Jungle Stores of America here said last week it has agreed to sell 89 of its 137 stores, along with a mix of fuel centers and liquor stores, to Winn-Dixie Stores, Jacksonville, Fla., and Bruno's Supermarkets, Birmingham, Ala.

Jitney said it expects to find buyers for its 48 remaining stores, eight fuel centers and four liquor stores within the next 60 days and to completely shut down its operations early next year, after all transactions have been finalized.

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