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New Powell Food City Ready to Open

ABINGDON, VA (Monday, September 23, 2013) – Shelves are stocked in preparation for the September 25th opening of the Food City on Clinton Highway in Powell, TN.  Customers will get their first look at the new 52,000+ square foot retail supermarket when the doors open Wednesday morning.  The unit replaces the existing store on West Emory Road.

“We are excited to provide our loyal customers with a new, larger state-of-the-art Food City to serve the community,” said Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer.  

“Our customers can expect to find the same smiling faces, top quality products and competitive pricing they have come to expect from Food City, housed in a more energy efficient model.” 

The location includes a bakery/deli, complete with hot food bar and large café seating area; Food City Floral Boutique, staffed with a floral designer seven days per week and offering a full assortment of fresh-cut floral arrangements, bouquets, gift items and more; full service seafood and meat departments, stocked with a wide variety of pre-marinated and seasoned oven ready products and a complete selection of top quality meats that are all-natural with no solutions added, including Certified Angus Beef; in-house meat cutters to hand cut steaks and fresh meat to order; expanded grocery, frozen food, produce and health & beauty care departments; and rapid checkout service provided by eight traditional check-out lanes, one express lane and four self-check-outs.  

For added convenience, the store will offer a Food City Pharmacy, equipped with a drive-thru for greater ease in prescription services, a Food City Gas N’ Go with a large five pump station, including diesel fuel and a US Bank branch location, offering a full range of services, as well as a full-service ATM.

The new location also features several award winning energy saving concepts, ranging from energy efficient glass cooler doors, parking lot lights and refrigeration systems to motion sensors, LED lighting and a new skylight system that automatically dims the lights based upon the level of natural lighting for maximum energy efficiency.   


Headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia, K-VA-T Food Stores operates 106 retail food outlets throughout the tri-state regions of Southeast Kentucky, Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee.