Dollar General Corporation
Jun 19, 2002

Dollar General to Present at William Blair Conference

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 19, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) will make a presentation to the investment community at the William Blair & Company 2002 Annual Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, June 26, 2002, beginning at 10:30 a.m. CDT. A web cast of the presentation will be available on the Company's website at www.dollargeneral.com.

As of May 3, 2002, Dollar General operated 5,731 neighborhood stores in 27 states with distribution centers in Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma and Virginia.

SOURCE Dollar General Corporation

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