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2012 Miss Food City Pageant

The annual Miss Food City Pageant is slated for Saturday, October 22nd at 7:00 p.m.  Downtown Bristol’s Paramount Center for the Arts will again serve as the venue for the gala event.  The pageant theme will focus on Breast Cancer Awareness.  Reggie Neel of WXBQ radio will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

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2012 Miss Food City Pageant

Abingdon, VA (Monday, September 12, 2011) – Held at the beautiful Paramount Center for the Arts in downtown Bristol, Tennessee, the annual Miss Food City Pageant showcases young women from across the region.  This year’s pageant, co-sponsored by WXBQ will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2011.

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Food City Pharmacy Offers Seasonal Flu Vaccine

ABINGDON, VA (Thursday, September 8, 2011) – Company officials recently announced that Food City Pharmacy will once again be providing the seasonal flu vaccine in their pharmacies this immunization season.

 

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Food City Kicks Off School Bucks Program

ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, September 7, 2011) – As students across the tri-state area of Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee head back to school, Food City is gearing up for the kick-off of their School Bucks Program.  

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New Food City Planned for Bristol, VA

ABINGDON, VA (Tuesday, August 30, 2011) – Ground breaking ceremonies took place earlier today for the new Food City currently under construction at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Morrison Blvd. in Bristol, VA.  The 66,000+ square foot unit will replace the existing Euclid Avenue store and is expected to be complete by the Spring of 2012.  The new supermarket will be the largest ever constructed by the company.  Food City currently operates five Bristol locations. 

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Food City Race Night Returns to Knoxville

ABINGDON, VA (Monday, August 22, 2011) – As the area prepares for the onslaught of race fans and RV’s, the folks at Food City are gearing up for the annual Food City Race Night, which paves the way for a weekend of action-packed Nationwide and Sprint Cup racing at one of NASCAR’s most popular venues.  The event will take place on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at the Knoxville Expo Center in Knoxville, TN.  Food City has hosted the highly popular event, which have contributed over $500,000 in proceeds to area non-profits for nearly twenty-five years.  

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Country Music Artist Billy Dean Named Food City 250 Honorary Starter

Abingdon, VA (Thursday, August 18, 2011) – Food City officials recently announced that country music artist Billy Dean will serve as Honorary Starter for the August 26th Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Food City Race Night Returns to State Street

ABINGDON, VA (Monday, August 15, 2011) – As the area prepares for the onslaught of race fans and RV’s, the folks at Food City are gearing up for the annual Food City Race Night, which paves the way for a weekend of action-packed Nationwide and Sprint Cup racing at one of NASCAR’s most popular venues.  The event will take place on Thursday, August 25, 2011 on State Street in downtown Bristol, VA/TN.  Food City has hosted the highly popular event, which have contributed over $500,000 in proceeds to area non-profits for nearly twenty-five years. 

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jeff Gordon is helping 'Drive to End Hunger.'

NORTHEAST TENNESSEE - One in six Tennesseans goes to bed hungry every night. Many are seniors, who are choosing between food and medicine or paying their utility bills.

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Deputy Carolyn Gudger Named Food City 250 Grand Marshal

Abingdon, VA (Monday, August 1, 2011) – Food City officials recently announced that Deputy Carolyn Gudger has been named Grand Marshal for the August 26th Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Food City to Purchase Eggs Locally

Abingdon, VA (Thursday, July 28, 2011) - Earlier today, Food City officials announced plans to begin purchasing their eggs locally from Abingdon based Dutt & Wagner.  The joint venture will result in job creation and a $6 million boost in the local economy.

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Bristol Motor Speedway Selling Race Tickets at Food City Stores

Bristol Motor Speedway will be selling race tickets at selected Food City stores.  See details.

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Food City Aids Tornado Relief Efforts

ABINGDON, VA (Thursday, June 30, 2011) – Earlier today, Food City officials, along with several of their customers presented a check in excess of $48,000 to area United Way Disaster Support Funds.  The monies are earmarked to benefit victims devastated by the tornados that ripped through our region.

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Food City Launches Low Price Lockdown

ABINGDON, VA (Tuesday, June 28, 2011) –

In response to rising food costs, Food City has rolled out a new retail price model. Designed to alleviate fluctuating prices for shoppers, Food City’s Low Price Lockdown will “lock down” retail prices on 10,000 items through Labor Day, regardless of the wholesale cost. Leveraging its relationship with local growers and using its buying power with national suppliers, Food City has negotiated pricing on everything – from Bush’s Baked Beans to Minute Maid Orange Juice to Ultra Downy Fabric Softener – in order to pass along savings to shoppers.

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Grundy Super Dollar Set to Open

ABINGDON, VA (Monday, June 27, 2011) – Shelves are stocked in preparation for the June 29th opening of the new Super Dollar Discount Foods in Grundy, Virginia.  Customers will get their first look at the 20,854 square foot store when the doors open Wednesday morning.  The supermarket, which has undergone a complete facelift to accommodate the new format is located on Edgewater Drive in the former Food City building. 

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Food City Selects Former JMH as New Corporate Headquarters Site

ABINGDON, VA (Friday, June 3 2011) –

The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission, the Washington County Board of Supervisors and the Town Council of Abingdon, Virginia announced today that Food City will locate their new corporate headquarters at the soon-to-be vacated Johnston Memorial Hospital site in Abingdon, VA.  Food City currently operates 106 retail supermarkets in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee and employs over 13,000 associates company-wide.

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Kingsport, TN Food City Produce Manager Named Retail Produce Manager of the Year

ABINGDON, VA (Monday, May 16, 2011) –

Each year United Fresh Produce Association recognizes the top 25 produce managers within the industry during their annual convention.  This year, the convention was held in New Orleans, LA.  The honorees were recognized at the Chairman's Reception & Annual Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 4, 2011.

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Food City Promotes State Trooper Safety and Move Over America

ABINGDON, VA (Friday, May 13, 2011) –

Earlier today, Food City officials joined representatives from the Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky State Troopers in a special announcement to increase awareness and support of area trooper safety.  The company announced that they will partner with the "Move Over, America" program by placing reminder decals on the back of their 400 Distribution Center trailers.

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New Food City Planned for Loudon, TN

ABINGDON, VA (Tuesday, May 3, 2011) –

Company officials broke ground today on the new Food City on Highway 72 North in Loudon, TN.  The 46,400+ square foot retail supermarket, expected to open in the Fall of 2011, will serve as a replacement for the existing location.

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New Food City Planned for Coeburn, VA

ABINGDON, VA (Thursday, April 21, 2011) –

On Monday, Food City officials broke ground on a new supermarket on Frotn Street West in Coeburn, VA.  The 38,000+ square foot unit is expected to be complete in the Fall of 2011 and will serve as a replacement for their existing Coeburn location.

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