Ramey’s Marketplace Is a Regional Treasure


by Meredith Biesinger, Our Mississippi Home

Herbert Ramey Sr. saw a great need in rural Wayne County, Mississippi, in 1947, so he decided to create the first traveling grocery “store” that would visit local communities to provide fresh meats and produce.

As times changed, Ramey Sr. converted his traveling “store” to a storefront operation in Waynesboro. A true family-owned and operated business, Herbert Ramey Jr., his son Brad…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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