The new Dollar General story goes up in Gary. A Dollar General store is under construction at 4620 FM 10, said Mary Kathyrn Colbert with Dollar General Relations. Colbert said they anticipate the store to open this summer as long as there aren’t any construction delays. The store will be about 9,000 square feet with a 7,200 square foot sales floor, she said.



Carthage native Meredith Shamburger has worked for the Panola Watchman since 2018. Before that, she worked at sister papers in Longview and Marshall; the Dallas Morning News; and The Daily Voice, a hyperlocal news company in Westchester County, New York.