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DISCOUNT AUTO PARTS REPORTS ON FIRST STOCKHOLDERS' MEETING AS A PUBLICLY HELD COMPANY

 LAKELAND, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Denis L. Fontaine, president and chief executive officer of Discount Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: DAP), and Peter J. Fontaine, executive vice president - operations of the company, reported that stockholders approved (1) the reelection of A. Gordon Tunstall, president of Tunstall Consulting, Inc., as a member of the company's board of directors for a three-year term, (2) the adoption of the company's Non-employee Directors' Stock Option Plan, and (3) the appointment of Ernst & Young as the company's independent auditors for the 1994 fiscal year ending May 1994 at the company's first annual meeting held here today.
 "We view ourselves as very fortunate to have had Mr. Tunstall on our board since we went public and are delighted that he will be continuing as a member of the Discount Auto Parts team," said Fontaine. "We are also pleased with the support expressed by the presence in person and by proxy of more than 94 percent of our stockholders at this, our first stockholders' meeting as a publicly held company," he added.
 Discount Auto Parts is Florida's leading specialty retailer of automotive replacement parts, maintenance items and accessories for the Do-It-Yourselfer ("DIY") consumer. The company currently operates 180 stores, with 176 located in Florida and four stores located in Southern Georgia.
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 /CONTACT: Denis Fontaine or Bill Perkins of Discount Auto Parts, 813-687-9226/
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