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. Co-sponsored by WXBQ 96.9 FM 24 Carrot Country, the pageant will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2013.
ABINGDON, VA (Wednesday, August 21, 2013) – 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.
Food City is proud to host the world famous Anheuser-Busch Budweiser Clydesdales. This special appearance will take place on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Food City #682, located at 7608 Mountain Grove Drive in Knoxville, TN from 4 until 7 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Virginia – June 28, 2013 – Health Communications, Inc. (HCI), the providers of the TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) Program, is pleased to announce that Food City has been awarded the 2013 TIPS Award of Excellence. This is an award bestowed by Health Communication’s President & CEO, Adam Chafetz, and is chosen by an internal committee based on both volume of employees certified and feedback from TIPS Trainers and student participants.
Bristol, VA – June 3, 2013 – In celebration of Memorial Day, Smithfield partnered with Food City, Bristol Motor Speedway, and Speedway Children’s Charities to donate a combined 40,000 pounds of protein to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee and Feeding America Southwest Virginia.
ABINGDON, VA (Thursday, May 30, 2013) – Frankie Thacker, produce manager for the E. Main Rogersville, TN Food City was recently named a grand-prize winner in the 2013 Retail Produce Manager of the Year Awards.
ABINGDON, VA (Thursday, May 30, 2013) – Jimbo May, produce manager for the S. Williamson, Kentucky Food City was recently named among the 2013 Retail Produce Manager of the Year Award Winners.
CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA (Tuesday, 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.