Dollar General Corporation
Apr 5, 2005

Dollar General to Present at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Conference

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Apr 05, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) will make a presentation to the investment community at the 2005 SunTrust Robinson Humphrey 34th Annual Institutional Investor Conference on Monday, April 11, 2005, beginning at 11:45 a.m. EDT. A webcast of this presentation and supporting slides can be accessed live at 11:45 a.m. EDT through the Company's Web site at www.dollargeneral.com, in the "Investing" section at "Conference calls and Investor events." The webcast will be available through April 25, 2005.

About Dollar General

Dollar General is a Fortune 500® discount retailer with 7,453 neighborhood stores as of February 25, 2005. Dollar General stores offer convenience and value to customers by offering consumable basic items that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids and cleaning supplies, as well as a selection of basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices. The Company store support center is located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Dollar General's Web site can be reached at www.dollargeneral.com.

SOURCE: Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation, Goodlettsville
Investor Contact:
Emma Jo Kauffman, 615-855-5525
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Media Contact:
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