Store to hold grand opening

Published 2:52 pm Thursday, May 3, 2018

Family Dollar at 925 S. Main St. is already up and running, but the store will hold a grand opening May 12.

Store Manager Lillian Allen confirmed that the store’s soft opening was Thursday.

Allen and Project Manager Chuck Thompson said the 10,200 square-foot store will be larger than the previous Family Dollar location in the Town of Farmville.

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Thompson and Allen said that there will also be more food items, and household and beauty items.

Thompson said the store will have eight employees, three full-time employees and five part-time employees.

The grand opening for the Family Dollar, Allen said, will be May 12 at 8 a.m.

Thompson noted that there will be “giveaways for the first 50 customers.”

Family Dollar is a retail store franchise that offers discounted prices on household items, grocery items, beauty items and toys among other products.