COLIGNY PLAZA PIGGLY WIGGLY STILL A POPULAR STOP FOR BOTH VISITORS AND LOCALS
His hair is grayer than it used to be. He’s raised a family despite being married to a building and a profession. The megastores are spawning all around him.
Yet, as Dave Martin begins his 33rd year as the outfront man for a five-decade Hilton Head Island institution, he has never been more excited to come to work in the morning.
“You can only stack soup cans for so long without it getting monotonous,” Martin said while sitting atop a stack of boxes in the stock room of the Coligny Plaza Piggly Wiggly. “At the end of the day, the thing that still gets me charged up each day is the people and the idea that after all these years, we’re still giving the islanders something different each day.”