Dollar General Corporation
Jun 3, 2002

Dollar General to Webcast Annual Meeting of Shareholders

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 3, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) will webcast its Annual Meeting of Shareholders today at 10:00 a.m. CST. The webcast will be available on the Company's website at "http://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.

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CONTACT: Investors: +1-615-855-5524, or Media: +1-615-855-5209, both of Dollar General Corporation

URL: http://www.dollargeneral.com