Dollar General Corporation
May 30, 2002

Dollar General to Host Conference Call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., May 30, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) will host a conference call today at 5:00 p.m. EDT to discuss its financial results for the first quarter of 2002.

If you wish to participate, please call (630) 395-0020 at least ten minutes before the conference call is scheduled to begin. The pass code for the conference call is "Dollar General." The call will also be broadcast live online at www.dollargeneral.com. A replay of the conference call will be available until 1:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 6, online or by calling (402) 530-8076.

Weekly sales trends are announced on Mondays, after the market closes, and can be obtained by calling (615) 855-5529.

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