Alexis Ramsey of Oakwood, VA Crowned Miss Food City 2023
Abingdon, VA. - Monday, Nov 21, 2022.

The 30th annual Miss Food City Pageant was held on Saturday, November 19th at The McGlothlin Center for the Arts in Emory, VA. Each year, the pageant showcases talented young women from across the region, competing for the coveted title and the opportunity to represent Food City in the coming year.  The contestants are judged on a number of criteria,…

Food City Awards More Than $597,700 to Local Hunger Relief Organizations
Abingdon, VA. - Monday, Nov 21, 2022.

Since 1992, Food City – in partnership with their customers has conducted their annual Race Against Hunger campaign to raise funds for local non-profit hunger relief organizations.  “Hunger is a serious problem throughout our region.  Food City is proud to be a part of the “Race Against Hunger,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City’s president and chief executive officer. Throughout the promotion,…

Food City Groundbreaking Downtown Chattanooga
Abingdon, VA. - Thursday, Nov 17, 2022.

Earlier today, company officials broke ground on the new Food City, located at 1375 Broad Street in downtown Chattanooga. The 53,300+ square foot retail supermarket is expected to open late Summer.  “We are proud to work with the City of Chattanooga and River City Company to develop this very unique project.  We are confident that this will be a very enjoyable…

Food City to Host United Way Celebrity Bagging Event
Abingdon, VA. - Monday, Nov 14, 2022.

United Way is proud to once again team up with Food City to host the 16th annual Celebrity Bagging Event in support of their annual fundraising campaign.  The event will take place on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the Food City locations listed below. Local celebrities from throughout the region have volunteered their time and…

Miss Food City Pageant
Abingdon, VA. - Monday, Nov 14, 2022.

Miss Food City has become one of the most sought-after titles for young women across the region. The winner will represent Food City at events throughout the coming year, including the Food City Dirt Race and Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.  This year’s pageant will take place on Saturday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m. at The McGlothlin Center for…

Cartersville Food City Set to Open
Abingdon, VA. - Thursday, Nov 3, 2022.

Shelves are stocked in preparation for the much-anticipated November 9th opening of the new Food City in Bartow County, GA. Located on Joe Frank Harris Parkway SE, the 59,000+ square foot supermarket is the retailer’s first location in Cartersville.  “We are excited to be joining the Bartow County retail community and look forward to serving the residents of Cartersville and Bartow…

Food City Partners with Channel 3’s “Share Your Christmas™” Food Drive Campaign
Abingdon, VA. - Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022.

Food City is once again participating in WRCB Channel 3’s Share Your Christmas™ food drive campaign to benefit the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. The Chattanooga Times Free Press, WUSY 101 Radio and other retailers are also a part of the campaign. Share Your Christmas™ has benefitted local hunger relief programs throughout the region for more than 35 years.  “Food City is…

Food City Named a Virginia Champion of Disability Employer
Abingdon, VA. - Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022.

The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) recently announced that Food City has been named a 2022 Virginia Champion of Disability Employer, in recognition of their efforts to hire candidates with disabilities and other barriers to employment.  “We would like to thank Food City for their continued partnership and the important work being done to support individuals with disabilities…

Food City Groundbreaking – Kimball, TN
Abingdon, VA. - Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022.

Earlier today, company officials broke ground on the new Food City, located at 514 Main Street in Kimball, TN. The 49,000 square foot retail supermarket is expected to open late Summer.  “We are excited to be joining the Kimball retail community. We look forward to constructing a state-of-the-art supermarket that will create quality jobs and tax revenue for the citizens of…

ETSU Athletics, Food City join forces to help with Race Against Hunger Campaign
Johnson City, TN. - Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022.

The East Tennessee State University Athletic Department and Food City announced on Wednesday that they have joined forces to help with its annual Race Against Hunger Campaign.  This Saturday, Nov. 5, ETSU student-athletes will be volunteering their time to greet customers and bag groceries at two Johnson City Food City locations. The two locations are the S. Roan Street store as…