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, TN (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.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, December 5, 2012) – Vonore will soon welcome a new retailer to its community, as Food City officials broke ground earlier today on their new location to be constructed on Highway 411. The 47,000+ square foot facility is scheduled to open later this summer.
Abingdon, VA (Monday, October 22, 2012) – Since 1992, Food City has conducted their annual campaign to raise funds for local non-profit hunger relief organizations. The holiday promotion, entitled Race Against Hunger is co-sponsored by Miller Brewing Company and Kellogg’s.
ABINGDON, VA (Monday, October 15, 2012) – The folks at Food City are gearing up for the return of the Food City Treasure Hunt. The contest will kick off on October 21st and continue through December 15th.
The 20th Anniversary Miss Food City Pageant was held on Saturday, October 13th at the historic Paramount Center for the Arts in Downtown Bristol. Each year, the pageant showcases young women from across the region. Saturday evening, 15 contestants entered the beautiful Paramount Center for the Arts in hopes of winning the coveted title.
The 20th Anniversary Miss Food City Pageant is slated for Saturday, October 13th at 7:00 p.m. Downtown Bristol’s Paramount Center for the Arts will again serve as the venue for the gala event. Reggie Neel of WXBQ radio will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, August 22, 2012) – 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.
ABINGDON, VA (Monday, August 20, 2012) – Company officials recently announced that Food City Pharmacy will once again be providing the seasonal flu vaccine in their pharmacies this immunization season.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Monday, August 13, 2012) – Bristol Motor Speedway’s upcoming triple header continues to be cause for added celebration for one locally owned and operated grocery chain. Twenty years ago, Food City signed on as the title sponsor of the March Food City 500 Sprint Cup event, as well as the August Food City 250 Nationwide Series race.
ABINGDON, VA (Monday, August 13, 2012) – As the area prepares for the onslaught of race fans and RV’s, the folks at Food City are gearing up for their annual Food City Family Race Night. The event will take place on Thursday, August 23, 2012 on State Street in downtown Bristol, VA/TN.
ABINGDON, VA (Monday, August 13, 2012) – As the area prepares for the onslaught of race fans and RV’s, the folks at Food City are gearing up for their annual Food City Family Race Night. The event will take place on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at the Expo Center in Knoxville, TN.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Monday, July 16, 2012) – Food City will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its sponsorship of the Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway Aug. 24 with a very special guest serving as grand marshal.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, July 11, 2012) – Company officials recently announced plans to open a new location on Highway 11 E in Greeneville, TN. The 49,800+ square foot retail supermarket is expected to open early 2013.
Abingdon, VA (Thursday, July 5, 2012) – Terri Gilbert, Store Manager of Food City’s Clinton Highway location in Knoxville, TN was recently named among the 2012 Progressive Grocer Top Women in Grocery Award winners. The program recognizes “the critical role the honorees play within an industry that touches each and every American’s life in some way or another on a daily basis”.
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced the winners of the 2012 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards today. The 11 winners will be recognized for their achievements and positive impact on the state’s natural resources in an awards ceremony to be held in Nashville on August 24.
Abingdon, VA (Tuesday, June 26, 2012) – Food City recently presented a check in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000) to the Johnson City Police Department to benefit their Kid Print Program.
Abingdon, VA (Wednesday, June 13, 2012) – Food City and seven time NASCAR Champion, Richard Petty have once again teamed up to benefit Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mission: ABLE project. For more than six decades, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) has been on a mission to change lives and build brighter futures for our seriously injured heroes.
ABINGDON, VA (Tuesday, June 12, 2012) – Food City’s retail supermarket chain annually recognizes outstanding volunteerism among their associates via their Claude P. Varney Volunteer Recognition Program. The creation of the program came in response to President Bush’s call to boost volunteer efforts through corporate support. During a June 2002 White House meeting, President Bush met with corporate leaders from organizations across the nation and key White House staff members to discuss objectives for his Businesses Strengthening America volunteerism campaign. Steve Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer was among the select group.