Dollar General reopens for business

Dollar General reopens for business

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A little more than a year after it went up in flames, a Jonesboro store is back in business.

Dollar General announced Monday its store at 101 E. Johnson Ave. is now open.

The store will host an official grand opening at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, with prizes and special deals. The first 50 adult shoppers that day will also receive a $10 Dollar General gift card. The first 200 shoppers will receive a tote bag with complimentary product samples, according to a news release.

Dollar General store at 101 East Johnson Avenue
Dollar General store at 101 East Johnson Avenue (Source: KAIT-TV)

On June 22, 2018, fire swept through the store. Despite the firefighters’ best efforts, the store was a total loss.

Investigators later determined the fire was “suspicious.”

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