Dollar General opens across from Family Dollar in Gary

Dollar General recently opened a new store at 1301 Broadway in Gary, just across from a Family Dollar.

The Tennessee-based dollar store chain sells food, cleaning supplies, personal hygiene items, paper products, over-the-counter medicines and other household essentials. With more than 17,000 stores in 46 states, the growing retailer claims to have locations within five miles of 75% of the U.S. population.

The new Gary store will employ around six to 10 workers. For more information, visit