Business news of local interest


Restaurant, farm store opens

The Smoky Pig is now open for business at 8495 Woodbury Pike near East Freedom.

Owned by Derrick and Dessie Carpenter, the Smoky Pig is a farm-to-table restaurant and farm store.

The Smoky Pig offers a large menu with sandwiches, soups, salads, Friday night farm-to-table dinners by reservation, monthly basket-weaving classes and a Saturday morning breakfast buffet.

The farm store features local products including goat’s milk soaps and lotions made with milk from dairy goats along with products from other local producers.

Business hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, with the breakfast buffet from 8 to 11 a.m.

The telephone number is 317-5234 and the website is


DG now open in Duncansville

Dollar General’s newest store at 1146 Old Route 22 in Duncansville is now open.

Dollar General stores offer a focused selection of national name brands and private brands of food, housewares, seasonal items, cleaning supplies, basic apparel and health/beauty products.

The store’s layout is designed to make shopping simple for customers. Seasonal products are displayed in the center of the store, departments are easily recognizable with visible signage and coolers are conveniently located at the front of the store.