Family Dollar to open in Elrod

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MATTHEWS — A Family Dollar store will open to the public on Thursday in Elrod, a small community in southwestern Robeson County, according to a spokesman for the retailer.

A grand opening celebration for the community will take place Saturday, Heather Briganti said. The Elrod store is 8,320 square feet and located at 2588 N.C. 710 South.

“Family Dollar continues to grow and we’re thrilled to bring our wide assortment and great values to Elrod,” Briganti said. “We are proud to be part of the community and are looking forward to our grand opening.”

Family Dollar Stores Inc. is a leading small format and convenience retailer, she said. Family Dollar stores are open seven days a week.

The company is more than 55 years old and has more than 7,900 stores in rural and urban settings across 46 states, Briganti said. It is headquartered in Matthews.

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