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The Dollar General is coming to the West Side Mall.
After undergoing renovations, the new Dollar General store is expected to be open for business by the late fall.
The discount retailer on Wednesday said it plans to convert the Family Dollar store at 274 West Side Mall as part of its acquisition of Dollar Express LLC, which was announced in the spring.
Dollar General officials say the store will employ between six and 10 people.
The acquisition affected employees at 20 Dollar Express stores across the state, including 10 who lost their jobs at the Edwardsville location June 30, according to the state Department of Labor and Industry.
Columbus Dollar General store stealed at gunpoint
As it stated in COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are looking for a man who robbed an east Columbus Dollar General Wednesday afternoon.
He was wearing a black knit hat, black sunglasses, a green button up long sleeve shirt and blue jeans.
According to Columbus police, a man jumped over the counter while displaying a handgun.
The suspect was described as a male black in his mid-20s, standing between 5’6 and 5’10” and weighing between 140 and 150 pounds.
It happened around 2:05pm Wednesday at 1500 East Livingston Avenue.
Dollar General theft under investigation
The incident occurred from 9:46-9:47 p.m. at Dollar General, 4112 N.C. 33 West, outside of Greenville, according to an investigation report.
4002 S. Memorial Drive, near Winterville, 10:45-10:55 p.m. June 28: rear sliding glass door of Auto Store of Greenville smashed; $500 in damages; no items reported stolen; investigation ongoing.
2500 block Charles Boulevard, 8-9 p.m. July 2: 29-year-old woman assaulted with a deadly weapon at home by friend; minor injuries reported; investigation ongoing.
Pitt County Sheriff’s officials are investigating a reported armed robbery that occurred Monday night at a Dollar General off N.C. 33 West.
2400 block Charles Boulevard, 1-1:55 a.m. June 26: 42-year-old woman assaulted by spouse at spouse’s home; minor injuries reported; arrest made.