EVANS — Jackson County just welcomed its third Dollar General and Evans residents are thrilled to see the bright yellow sign.
Dollar General located at 96 Evansview Road has been open for a week — shoppers and employees wear smiles while walking up and down the shop’s 20 isles of everything from groceries to home decor because of the convenience it creates for Evans residents.
“It’s something that’s been needed,” store manager Diane DeWees said. “It’s going to be more convenient for people to not have to go all the way into town.”
According to a press release from Dollar General, the store is expected to generate six to 10 jobs depending on the demand. DeWees said there are currently seven employees and the starting rate for cashiers is $8.75.
The store is also giving back to the community. The release said that Dollar General will donate 100 books to a local elementary school.
The Evans location will also allow…