Business news of local interest


Dollar General opens store

Dollar General has opened its newest store at 2535 Glendale Valley Blvd. in Flinton.

Dollar General will celebrate the store’s official grand opening at 8 a.m. Saturday with free prizes and special deals. Additionally, the first 50 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card, and the first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag with complimentary product samples among other giveaways.

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. Additionally, the new store will offer home decor and a party preparation selection.

Bank donates school supplies

During July and August, 1st Summit Bank customers and employees donated school supplies and monetary contributions for the Red Wagon Project. This annual collection benefits disadvantaged students at local elementary schools and organizations.

This school year, more than 20 schools and organizations benefited from 1st Summit Bank’s Red Wagon Project. Specifically, at PrimeTimers’ picnics, enough school supplies were collected to fill 31 boxes.