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Dollar General is opening a new store on Bells Ferry Road in Cherokee County.

Dollar General has opened a new store on Bells Ferry Road near Woodstock.

“At Dollar General, we believe the addition of each new store provides positive economic growth for the communities we proudly serve, and the addition of our new Woodstock store highlights our commitment to deliver a pleasant shopping experience that includes great prices on quality products in a convenient location,” Dollar General’s Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Store Development said in a news release. “We look forward to welcoming customers to our new store and hope they will enjoy shopping at our new location.”

In addition to the standard products Dollar General carries, the new Woodstock location at 6719 Bells Ferry Road, Suite 100 includes the company’s new home décor line and an expanded party preparation selection. Normal hours of operation may be found through the Dollar General app.

The store is expected to employ between six and 10 people, depending on its needs. To commemorate the opening of the new location, Dollar General plans to donate 100 new books to a nearby elementary school to benefit students ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade. Through a partnership with the Kellogg Company, the donation will be part of a planned donation of more than 100,000 books across the country to celebrate new Dollar General store openings.

In addition, the addition of the Woodstock store opens the opportunity for schools, nonprofit organizations and libraries within a 15-mile radius of the store to apply for Dollar General Literacy Foundation grants. Since its inception in 1993, the foundation, has awarded more than $197 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, helping more than 14 million individuals take their first steps toward literacy or continued education. For more information about the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and its grant programs, visit www.dgliteracy.com.

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