Exterior construction is complete on the 9,100- square-foot-building on U.S. 78 and Pete Dickens Road that is slated to be the location of the first Dollar General in Oconee County.
According to the estimate on the building permit the county issued late last year for the project, interior and exterior construction is to be completed by early next month.
The property on which the new building is being constructed is owned by SW Bogart LLC of Atlanta.
The county issued the building permit for the single-story building on Dec. 16.
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Dollar General is listed as the tenant.
Total value of the building is estimated at $450,000.
In addition to the building, the 1.6-acre lot will have 46 parking spaces.
The Oconee County Utility Department calculated sewer capacity needs at 400 gallons per day based on the two restrooms in the store.
A large tract of land east of the site and across from the Prince Avenue Baptist Church campus already is zoned for commercial development.
Dollar General Corporation is an American chain of variety stores headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tenn., outside Nashville.
The company has a store on Atlanta Highway east of Bogart and a Dollar General Market in Statham.
The Atlanta Highway Store is 9,173 square feet, while the Statham store is 20,891square feet in size.
Dollar General bills itself America's neighborhood general store. It stocks food, snacks, health and beauty aids, as well as cleaning supplies, family apparel, housewares and seasonal items.