Dollar General to open 635 stores, add 6,000 jobs - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Dollar General to open 635 stores, add 6,000 jobs

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dollar General, the Goodlettsville-based chain of discount retail stores, announced it would open 635 new stores this year and add 6,000 new jobs.

Dollar General also announced Wednesday in a news release that it would relocate 550 stores in 2013. The company said it plans to open the chain's 11,000th store before the year's end and the company's 75th anniversary in 2014.

Chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling said in a statement that the company's continued growth reflects customer satisfaction.

The company also said as part of the expansion, it is participating in a statewide initiative called Paychecks for Patriots that helps unemployed veterans find jobs.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Fatal shooting at Memphis daycare

    Fatal shooting at Memphis daycare

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:46:05 GMT
    Police say a man who shot and killed his estranged wife outside a Memphis daycare early Tuesday morning, later turned the gun on himself.  More
    Police say a man who shot and killed his estranged wife outside a Memphis daycare early Tuesday morning, later turned the gun on himself.  More
  • Vandals strike North GA school

    Vandals strike North GA school

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:38:36 GMT
    Vandals defaced one North Georgia school upsetting the whole community. They were spotted by surveillance cameras. Now detectives are asking for the public's help identifying these criminals. More
    Vandals defaced one North Georgia school upsetting the whole community. They were spotted by surveillance cameras. Now detectives are asking for the public's help identifying these criminals. More
  • 7-month-old pit bull saves family from fire

    7-month-old pit bull saves family from fire

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:21:39 GMT
    (NBC News) - A Tennessee family is lucky to be alive and it's all thanks to their dog, Jynx. The 7-month-old pit bull, recently rescued from the pound, became a hero Sunday morning when fire broke outMore
    A 7-month-old pit bull, recently rescued from the pound, became a hero Sunday morning when fire broke out in her Tennessee home.More
Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

WRCB-TV
900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.