UPDATE 2014.09.06UPDATE 2014.09.06 Family Dollar Stores Sticks With Dollar Tree, Refuses Dollar General's $9.1 Billion Offer
UPDATE 2014.08.30 Correction
The 5 Below store chain has not merged with Family Dollar.
Nonetheless, Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar
UPDATE 2011.08.21 A new Family Dollar store will open August 25, 2011, next door to Super Grand Mart, at Rt. 197 and Avebury Dr. (map) See their current sales flyers here & and find weekly updates at Local Bargains & Specials
2011.08.11A Family Dollar store is moving into 13602 Laurel Bowie Rd, according to a permit taped to the window. That new storefront was created several months ago when Super Grand Mart finished the expansion of the north end of its building, which was begun years ago by the Giant Food formerly at that location. According to workers on site, the Family Dollar store intended to open in August 2011.