Dollar General Corporation
DOLLAR GENERAL CORP (Form: 4, Received: 07/15/2013 16:16:44)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Flanigan John W
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

DOLLAR GENERAL CORP [ DG ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
EVP, Global Supply Chain
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

100 MISSION RIDGE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

7/11/2013
(Street)

GOODLETTSVILLE, TN 37072
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)   $7.9975   7/11/2013     A      3552       7/11/2013   8/28/2018   Common Stock   3552   $0   21637   (1) D  
 
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)   $12.1975   7/11/2013     A      838       7/11/2013   5/28/2019   Common Stock   838   $0   5409   (2) D  
 

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  On August 28, 2008, the reporting person was granted an option to purchase 91,428 shares of common stock scheduled to vest in installments of 13.33%, 20%, 20%, 20%, 20% and 6.67% per year based on the Issuer's satisfaction of certain performance criteria for each of the 2008-2013 fiscal years. The option reported herein as acquired resulted from the acceleration of vesting of 3.67% of such option as a result of an unregistered sale of shares of Dollar General common stock by Buck Holdings, L.P. in reliance upon Rule 144 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
( 2)  On May 28, 2009, the reporting person was granted an option to purchase 22,857 shares of common stock scheduled to vest in installments of 13.33%, 20%, 20%, 20%, 20% and 6.67% per year based on the Issuer's satisfaction of certain performance criteria for each of the 2008-2013 fiscal years. The option reported herein as acquired resulted from the acceleration of vesting of 3.67% of such option as a result of an unregistered sale of shares of Dollar General common stock by Buck Holdings, L.P. in reliance upon Rule 144 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Remarks:
Exhibit List: Exhibit 24--Power of Attorney

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Flanigan John W
100 MISSION RIDGE
GOODLETTSVILLE, TN 37072


EVP, Global Supply Chain

Signatures
/s/ Rhonda Taylor, Attorney-in-Fact 7/15/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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POWER OF ATTORNEY


Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Rhonda M. Taylor and Christine L. Connolly, each of whom may act individually, the undersigned’s true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:


(1)

execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned’s capacity as an officer and/or director of Dollar General Corporation (the “Company”), Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;


(2)

do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5 and timely file such form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and any stock exchange or similar authority;


(3)

complete, execute and file a Form ID or such other document or documents as may be required from time to time by the SEC to enable the filing of  such Form 3, 4 or 5; and


(4)

take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact’s discretion.


The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact’s substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that each of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned’s responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.


This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the undersigned’s holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 15 th day of July 2013.


 

/s/ John W. Flanigan

 

John W. Flanigan