Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison to Serve as Pre-Race Dignitaries for the Food City 500
Friday, Apr 5, 2019.
Two of NASCAR and Bristol Motor Speedway’s greatest legends, Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison, will serve as pre-race dignitaries for the Food City 500.
“Food City is delighted to have two of NASCAR’s biggest stars serve as our pre-race officials,” said Steven C. Smith, president and chief executive officer for Food City. “Generations of race fans have watched Bobby Allison and
Food City Family Race Night Coming to Sevierville, TN
Thursday, Mar 28, 2019.
Food City Family Race Night is one of the premier pre-race events on the NASCAR circuit. The popular fan-based event is coming to the Sevierville Convention Center on Thursday, April 4th. Fans can expect an exciting line-up of NASCAR Series drivers, celebrities, interactive sessions, show cars, simulators, souvenir trailers and entertainment, combined with an impressive display of more than 50
Food City Family Race Night Returns to Bristol Motor Speedway
Abingdon , VA.
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019.
Food City Family Race Night is one of the premier pre-race events on the NASCAR circuit. The popular fan-based event will return to Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday, April 5th. Fans can expect an exciting line-up of Xfinity, Monster Energy, Truck and K&N Series drivers, interactive sessions, show cars, simulators, souvenir trailers and entertainment, combined with free food samples (while
Prestonsburg Food City Expansion
Monday, Mar 25, 2019.
Company officials recently announced plans for a significant expansion/remodel to the Food City in Prestonsburg, KY. The project will result in the addition of 10,900+ square feet of retail space, bringing the total square footage to 50,600+. While completion is not expected until early next year, the project is scheduled to get underway this summer. “We’re excited to have the
Mike Goodson Named Store Manager of Bluefield Food City
Monday, Mar 18, 2019.
Food City officials recently named Mike Goodson as Store Manager of the Food City in Bluefield, VA. Goodson brings over 37 years of retail and customer service experience to this key position.“Mike is an exceptional manager and leader and we are excited to have him as a member of our Food City management team. I am confident that he will
Emerson Breeden Receives North Star Award
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019.
The Boy Scouts of America’s National Court of Honor recently introduced a new award to join their prestigious Silver Beaver, the highest award presented on a council level for a registered Scouter. The North Star award recognizes private individuals for their significant contributions to Scouting, and is on par with the Silver Beaver award, which recognizes registered Scouters for their
Food City & Hershey Partner to Create World’s Greatest Reese’s Display
Abingdon, VA .
Friday, Mar 8, 2019.
Food City recently teamed up with The Hershey Company to create the World’s Greatest Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Display.“Our teams do an outstanding job merchandising and displaying our top quality line of products and we’re excited to have this opportunity to partner with Hershey to showcase our creativity and talents,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive
Abingdon celebrates the public opening of the Urban Pathway
Thursday, Mar 7, 2019.
Abingdon has made great strides in its goal to become more walkable with the official opening of the Urban Pathway, a mixed use recreation trail running through the downtown district. The Town of Abingdon will celebrate the opening with a free community kickoff event, happening Friday April 12, 2019 from 11am to 2pm. The event will also kickoff the Urban
Food City Produce Manager Named National Finalist
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019.
Each year, United Fresh Produce Association recognizes the top 25 produce managers within the industry during their annual convention. David Scarlett, produce manager for Food City’s Deane Hill location in Knoxville, TN has been named one of the 25 finalists contending for this year’s coveted 2019 Retail Produce Manager of the Year Award. Five grand-prize winners will be selected from
Cameron Farms of Grainger County, TN Receives Wayne Scott Memorial Grower of the Year Award
Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019.
Food City is well-known for their locally grown produce initiative. Through a partnership with local farmers, the retail supermarket chain offers their customers fresh-from-the-field fruits and vegetables during local growing seasons. Many items are delivered directly from the farm to the store the same day they are picked. What began over ten years ago with a small number of items,