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Dollar General Market opens in Summerton


On Apr. 24, the Town of Summerton announced the opening of the new Dollar General (DG) Market on Church Street.

The new DG store is just down the road from the current, standard store and fills a void in Summerton, offering fresh produce and meats. The opening of the market brings accessible shopping options to residents of Summerton and surrounding areas.

“Great day in Summerton! This has been needed for ten years. A place where those that don’t have the means or resources to go to neighboring towns to get the necessities such as fruits, veggies, and meats,” exclaimed Summerton Mayor Mac Bagnal, expressing his enthusiasm for the arrival of the Dollar General Market and its impact on the local community.

Bagnal, reflecting on the journey to bring the market to fruition, added, “I can remember during my previous term getting the call from the investors wanting to put a DG Market in town. We helped him find the location, working with realtors to make it all come together. And now, two years later we are here. Thanks to Dollar General and all the folks that helped make this possible.”

“It’s great to see a franchise like Dollar General expand its brand and add fresh produce as an option for their customers,” remarked Summerton Town Administrator Kenneth Geathers, emphasizing the positive impact of the new DG Market on the local community.

The Dollar General Market will cater to the diverse needs of Summerton’s residents, featuring a wide array of fresh produce, refrigerated and frozen foods, as well as pantry staples, ensuring that shoppers can stock up on essentials without breaking the bank. Additionally, the store offers a variety of household items, including cleaning supplies, pet care products, and health and beauty essentials.

The Summerton Dollar General Market represents the company’s ongoing efforts to enhance access to affordable goods and services in underserved areas, contributing to economic growth and development while meeting the evolving needs of consumers.

With its convenient location, expansive product selection, and commitment to affordability, the Dollar General Market in Summerton is sure to become a go-to destination for residents seeking quality products at unbeatable prices.