Dollar General’s new North Broad Street store is open with a grand opening celebration set for Saturday at 8 a.m. at 1605 N. Broad St. Planned are special deals and free prizes as part of the grand opening. Also, the first 50 adult shoppers will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag with complimentary product samples, among other giveaways.
The new location features a fresh layout, designed to make shopping easier and simpler for customers. Some of the store’s new features include seasonal products featured in the center of the store, easily recognizable departments with visible signage and coolers that are more conveniently located at the front of the store. Also, it is 800 square feet larger than the previous store (7,300 square feet under roof).
“Dollar General is committed to delivering a pleasant shopping experience that includes a convenient location, a wide assortment of merchandise and great prices on quality products,” said Dan Nieser, Dollar General’s senior vice president of real estate and store development. “We hope our Rome customers will continue to enjoy shopping at Dollar General’s new location.”
Also on the way — but not ready yet — is the RaceTrac coming to Armuchee at the corner of the connector and Martha Berry. As this Monday morning photo from Ernie “The Kman” Studard shows, crews have erected a makeshift sign to let would-be customers know that the store has yet to open. Look for that opening later this month or in early June. On the way: A 5,500 square-foot store with a Swirl World frozen dessert station, an expanded coffee bar and free WiFi. “RaceTrac will employ 20 to 25 people, For more: www.racetrac.com.