Dollar General to open Conroe storefront in 2020

Dollar General will open a store in Conroe in early 2020. (Courtesy Dollar General)
Dollar General will open a store in Conroe in early 2020. (Courtesy Dollar General)

Dollar General will open a store in Conroe in early 2020. (Courtesy Dollar General)

Dollar General will open a storefront at 9620 E. Woodmark, Conroe, in early 2020. Public Relations Coordinator Angela Petkovic said the store will employ between six and 10 employees to provide the community with low-price merchandise. No phone number has been announced at this time. www.dollargeneral.com
By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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