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Dollar General to celebrate grand opening Saturday

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The new Dollar General Market on Tucker Road between Valley Boulevard and Cherry Lane is nearing completion. Gregory D. Cook / Tehachapi News

Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new Dollar General Market location at 846 Tucker Road in Tehachapi this Saturday, Dec. 7, at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals according to a news release from the company.

Additionally, the first 100 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag, among other giveaways.

"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, the company's senior vice president of real estate and store development. "We hope our Tehachapi customers will enjoy shopping at Dollar General's new DG Market location."

According to the release the new store will add approximately 40 jobs to the community, depending on the need. Anyone interested in joining the Dollar General team may visit the Career section at

Dollar General is deeply involved in the communities it serves and is an ardent supporter of literacy and education. Since its inception in 1993, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $85 million in grants to nonprofit organizations working with literacy programs. For more information about the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and its grant programs, visit


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