Food City breaks ground on new location in Blaine

Food City District Manager Steve Trout, Food City Executive Vice President John Jones, Grainger County Mayor Mark Hipsher, Grainger County Commissioner Elizabeth White, Food City Executive Vice President Mickey Blazer, Food City President Steve Smith, Grainger County Chamber of Commerce Board Member Nadine Stanberry, Property Owner Del Morgan, Food City Vice President Lou Scudere and Food City Director of Community Rleations Emerson Breeden break ground on a new Food City location in Blaine.

BLAINE (WATE) – Food City and Grainger County officials officially broke ground on a new 44,500 square foot supermarket in Blaine.

The store, located off of Rutledge Pike is expected to be completed by Fall. It will include an in-story bakery and deli, hot food bar, sit-down cafe, meat and seafood departments, floral boutique, pharmacy and gas station.

“We certainly look forward to serving the area and providing our customers with a new state-of-the-art Food City that delivers exceptional customer service and top quality products at the lowest possible price,” said Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer.

Food City operates 105 stores throughout Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee.

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