CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., May 21, 2013 - Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner curtainsided trailers is pleased to announce that it has exceeded an important milestone by producing the 50,000th dry van trailer at its Glade Spring, Virginia manufacturing plant.
Abingdon, VA (Monday, May 20, 2013) – Greeneville, TN resident and Food City cake decorator, Rebecca Lougheed has been selected as one of three finalists slated to compete in the 18th Annual International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) Cake Decorating Challenge. The competition is scheduled to take place during IDDBA’s annual expo June 2-4th in Orlando, FL. Lougheed was selected from among 68 entries spanning 31 supermarket chains nationwide.
Abingdon, VA (Friday, May 10, 2013) – Back by popular demand, Scott’s Farms strawberries are now available for sale at select Food City locations. These ripe, ready-to-eat strawberries are locally grown by Scott Farms, located in Unicoi County, and delivered directly to surrounding Food City locations daily, while supplies last.
Abingdon, VA (Friday, May 10, 2013) – Food City is well-known for providing their customers with the best variety, highest quality, and friendliest service possible. And they do so in part by purchasing a great deal of their produce locally, providing additional support to the regions in which they operate.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, May 8, 2013) – Company officials recently announced plans to expand and remodel their Newport, TN Food City location in the Eastern Plaza Shopping Center.
ABINGDON, VA (Thursday, May 9, 2013) – Shelves are stocked in preparation for the May 15th opening of the new Food City on Highway 411 in Vonore, TN. Customers will get their first look at the 47,000+ square foot unit when the doors open Wednesday morning.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, May 8, 2013) – Arlie Watson, Jr., store manager of the Gatlinburg, TN Food City was recently chosen as one of ten finalists in Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) Store Manager of the Year Awards.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, April 24, 2013) – James Gross, R.Ph., pharmacist for the St. Paul, VA Food City was recently named the recipient of the 2013 John McNiel Customer Service Award.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, April 24, 2013) – David Miller, D.Ph., pharmacist for the Fairfield Glade Food City in Crossville, TN was recently named the recipient of the 2013 John McNiel Customer Service Award.
ABINGDON, VA (Monday, April 15, 2013) – Food City and Goodwill Industries have teamed up to host a joint Earth Day Clothing Drive at select locations throughout the region.
ABINGDON, VA (Friday, March 8, 2013) – Food City recently funded the donation of salad bars to several area schools in conjunction with the Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools program.
ABINGDON, VA (Thursday, March 7, 2013) – Food City recently presented a check in the amount of $10,000 to representatives of Niswonger Children’s Hospital. The company contributed a portion of their Food City Exclusive Brand sales in area Tri-City locations from February 17th through March 2nd. The presentation took place on Sunday, March 3rd during a three-day Radiothon hosted by Holston Valley Broadcasting Corporation Radio Stations, 98.5 WTFM, 95.9 “The HOG” WRZK, Classic Hits 102.7, FM94! WMEV, WKPT Radio & WUKZ 101.1.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, March 6, 2013) – As the area prepares for the onslaught of race fans and RVs, the folks at Food City are gearing up for their annual Food City Race Night, which will return to Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday, March 15th.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, March 6, 2013) – As the area prepares for the onslaught of race fans and RVs, the folks at Food City are gearing up for their annual Food City Race Night, which will return to the Knoxville Expo Center on Thursday, March 14th.
ABINGDON, VA (Thursday, February 28, 2013) – Each year, National Grocer’s Association hosts their annual Best Bagger Championship during their annual convention in Las Vegas. Baggers from across the nation compete for the coveted title of “America’s Best Bagger”.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, February 27, 2013) – As the area prepares for the upcoming race weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway, the folks at Food City are gearing up for the running of the March 17th Food City 500.
ABINGDON, VA (Tuesday, February 26, 2013) – Food City recently announced the launch of several exciting new programs designed to bring added value and convenience to their consumers. Among the newest features is their e-ValuCard Savers, which allows shoppers to electronically download manufacturers coupons from the company’s website to their ValuCard.
ABINGDON, VA (Thursday, February 21, 2013) – Shelves are stocked in preparation for the February 27th opening of the new Food City on E. Andrew Johnson Highway in Greeneville, TN. Customers will get their first look at the 49,800+ square foot unit when the doors open Wednesday morning. The new property marks the third Food City location for the Greeneville area.
KNOXVILLE - Feb. 11, 2013 - Earlier today, Food City received the prestigious Leadership Award from Dale Carnegie Training®, one of only 10 such awards the global human resources and management consulting enterprise makes each year to its clients around the world.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, December 5, 2012) – Earlier today, company officials broke ground on the new Food City to be constructed on New Emory Road in Powell, TN. The 52,000+ square foot retail supermarket is expected to open Spring 2013.