Dollar General Corporation
Nov 11, 2002

Dollar General Board of Directors Declares Dividend

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.032 per share, payable January 16, 2003, to common shareholders of record on January 2, 2003.

As of November 1, 2002, Dollar General operated 6,076 stores in 27 states.

SOURCE Dollar General Corporation

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