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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Dollar General Grand Opening in Dawn

Bowling Green                                                                                                   February 23, 2019

Charles M. Culley, Jr., County Administrator

Saturday, over fifty Dawn residents, and several members of the County Board of Supervisors braved a cold rain for the 8:00 AM Grand Opening of a new Dollar General on Rt. 301 just south of the Rt. 30 intersection.

The 9000 plus square foot Dollar General carries a wide variety of groceries and household items that, in the past, required citizens in Dawn to travel to Ashland or Bowling Green to acquire. The Dollar General is providing an important commercial opportunity for the largely underserved area of Dawn.

Owned by Par 5 Development Group, LLC, Dollar General leases the facility for their operations; a common practice in the industry.

Present at the Ribbon Cutting were several Supervisors: Chairman, Clay Forehand, Madison District; Jeff Sili, Bowling Green District; Reginald Underwood, Reedy Church District; Nancy Long, Port Royal District; and Floyd Thomas, Mattaponi District. Representing Dollar General was Carrie Cousins, General Manager of District 112. Also present were Cherwanda Minor, President of the Caroline County Chamber of Commerce, and County Economic Development Staff.

Mr. Underwood, in whose District the Dollar General is located, stated, “This is a wonderful commercial opportunity for our citizens. Bringing more opportunity to Dawn has been a priority. Now our citizens need to support the store, and I am sure they will.”

A number of times Ms. Cousins indicated that Dollar General and Par 5 have been significantly helped by the County in site searches, Planning and Zoning, and construction review.

Dollar General is open 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM seven days a week. Hours may vary on Holidays.

Photos from the Grand Opening.


Contact Information

Gary R. Wilson, Director

Caroline County Department, Economic Development

804.633.4074  Email

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