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1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza opens in T-Creek

Sunil Patel, second from left, franchise owner for 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza, joins his staff before the grand opening of his store in Turkey Creek Thursday, July 6. Also on hand was Patel’s brother, Harshil Patel. Employees present, from left, are Ben Cofield, Richie Wellner, Benito Guerreo, Jacob Dagnan, Naomi Newton, Victoria McCarthy, Adison Beyer, Levi Marshall and William Seal.
Sunil Patel’s love for pizza has led him to open 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza in Turkey Creek.

Patel, franchise owner, held his store’s grand opening at its new location, 11071 Parkside Drive, between Noodles & Company and Watchdog Surveillance and Spy Gear, Thursday, July 6.

“I love pizza. It’s my favorite food. I always wanted to be in the food business and 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza is something I’ve not seen elsewhere in a casual, fast-food place,” Patel said. “Here, you walk in and have your pizza in less than five minutes. We cook our pizzas at 1000 degrees so it really cooks fast.”

Customers can choose from its classic signature pizzas or build their own with unlimited toppings, he added. The toppings are out front where customers can pick them easily; they can choose a 10-inch or 14-inch dough and watch as the pizza is being made.

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Belew Drugs coming to Concord; mid-September opening targeted

William Clear, left, Belew Drugs operations manager, is joined by Elizabeth Royal, incoming pharmacist in charge, and owner David Belew. They are preparing for the opening of their fourth store in Markets at Choto, scheduled to open the middle of September.
The Choto community soon will have a neighborhood, family-owned pharmacist moving in to Markets at Choto.

David Belew, owner of Belew Drugs, is anticipating the opening of the company’s fourth pharmacy location, 1616 Choto Markets Way next to Tennova Walk-In Clinic in Markets at Choto in Concord, which he hopes will take place some time in the middle of September.

“Oh, we’re excited,” Belew said. “We are looking forward to taking care of a wide range of people and pets.

“We’re sort of at the point we’ve got final plans of everything,” he added. “All the permitting is done in regard to construction, but we’re still sort of cleaning things up, deciding specifics on some things.

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