Thursday, December 12th

Dollar General’s newest store at 504 S. Hammond St. in Merrillan is now open.

Dollar General will celebrate the store’s official grand opening at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, with free prizes and special deals.

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Additionally, the first 50 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag with complimentary product samples, among other giveaways.

The company states that traditional Dollar General stores employ six to 10 people, depending on the need.