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Dollar General Corporation to Webcast 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter 2011 Conference Call

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Dollar General Corporation to Webcast 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter 2011 Conference Call11:34 EDT Thursday, May 12, 2011 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (Business Wire) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the following information regarding upcoming webcasts of its 2011 annual meeting of shareholders and its first quarter 2011 financial results conference call. 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Dollar General plans to webcast its 2011 annual meeting of shareholders on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. CT/10:00 a.m. ET. The webcast will be broadcast live online at www.dollargeneral.com under “Investor Information, Conference Calls and Investor Events” and will be accessible through Wednesday, June 8, 2011. First Quarter 2011 Financial Results Dollar General also plans to report its financial results for the quarter ended April 29, 2011, on Wednesday morning, June 1, 2011. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, and David Tehle, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. CT/10:00 a.m. ET. If you wish to participate, please call (866) 710-0179 at least 10 minutes before the conference call is scheduled to begin. The pass code for the conference call is “Dollar General.” The call will also be broadcast live online at www.dollargeneral.com under “Investor Information, Conference Calls and Investor Events.” A replay of the conference call will be available through Wednesday, June 15, 2011, and will be accessible online or by calling (334) 323-7226. The pass code for the replay is 48162188. About Dollar General Corporation Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 9,400 stores in 35 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com. Dollar General CorporationInvestor Contact:Mary Winn Gordon, 615-855-5536orEmma Jo Kauffman, 615-855-5525orMedia Contact:Tawn Miller, 615-855-5209