Dollar General Corporation
Oct 24, 2002

Dollar General to Web Cast Presentation

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Oct 24, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) will make a presentation at the Johnson Rice Consumer Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Monday, October 28, 2002, scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. CST. A live web cast of the Dollar General presentation will be available on the Company's website at www.dollargeneral.com. A replay of the presentation will be available online until 5:00 p.m. CST on Monday, November 4, 2002.

Dollar General operates more than 6,000 neighborhood stores in 27 states with distribution centers in Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma and Virginia.

SOURCE Dollar General Corporation

CONTACT: Investors, Emma Jo Kauffman, +1-615-855-5525, or Media, Andrea Ewin Turner, +1-615-855-5209, both of Dollar General Corporation