Developer Plans New Dollar General Store On Highway 29

July 29, 2021

A new Dollar General has been proposed for the 3000 block of Highway 29.

Teramore Development, LLC, of Thomasville, Georgia, is asking the Escambia County Development Review Committee (DRC) for approval for the store on 1.89 acres on the west side of Highway 29 between Ten Mile Road and Roberts Road, just north of Kingline Equipment.

According plans filed with Escambia County, the new store will be 10,769 square feet with 35 parking places. The parking lot will have entrances and exits to both Highway 29 and Crowl Road (directly behind the store).

An initial application has been made to the Escambia DRC, which has not taken any final action. graphics.


23 Responses to “Developer Plans New Dollar General Store On Highway 29”

  1. Kalanibyrd on August 9th, 2021 10:37 am

    Just what we need

  2. Jr on July 31st, 2021 10:57 am

    Really? Yes, it’s the landowners choice what they want to do with THEIR own land. You people that are complaining will be frequent shoppers in this one also. I’m just here for the comments against it from those mighty keyboard whiners. You will not stop the construction of this store just like you didn’t stop the one at Kingsfield and 297A. I guess y’all just want to feel special with your “I’m gonna do this” and “I’m gonna make a phone call” mess. I welcome this store(just like any other) and I pray for their success. If those of you that are CONSTANTLY crying on here wants to make a difference about what is built there…get in touch with the land owner and build what you want on that property instead of typing your plans. I’m sure y’all can purchase this land…yeah, good luck

  3. Shanora Knight on July 30th, 2021 9:41 pm

    WHAT WOULD BE NICE IS HAVING DOLLAR GENERAL CLOSE,, I need all my money,, why put one there and the rest of everywhere aint go no food, yall trying to make all us black folks look like we come from Wakanda. AT THIS POINT,, WE’LL BE HAPPY FOR DOLLAR TREE,, yall act like yall got all the money in the world and look homeless. THIS IS OUTRAGIOUS,, WE NEED IT TO BE CLOSER TO US,, I UNDERSTAND YALL HAVE OTHER PLANS BUT…. WE NEED ONE.

  4. Vanessa Quiroz Lopez on July 30th, 2021 9:32 pm

    First of all everybody on here talking about driving three miles and how we dont need another dollar general well you forgot about the people that have to waste 1/2 a tank of gas to go a dang dollar general so people are just stupid and ignorant and selfish and do not give a damn I am so honestly mad RN like please install this down here damn when people gonna stop worrying about only themselves what about those elderly people that can’t get around to good want them to starve and die of starvation like come to your senses people! damn y’all so stupid as ion know what

  5. Lamar on July 30th, 2021 10:49 am

    Well, I LOVE my local Dollar General store! It is convenient, the prices are much lower than Wal Mart or Winn Dixie, and as a septuagenarian, I don’t have to walk forever to get into the front door, nor aisle after aisle to get what I am shopping for.
    Ollie’s is a great store for spices, fruits and veggies from Bailey’s are a must, and Sam’s for the big stuff. If no one has noticed, food prices are continually on the rise and will only get worse. I’m glad the DG is a convenient option I can use.

  6. Questionable Sug on July 29th, 2021 5:20 pm

    Dearest Sug- please do your homework prior to spouting something untrue. DG is American owned. Also, I highly doubt there are “kickbacks” being provided for erecting an additional DG. It all comes down to what the parcel is zoned as and not based off of how many within a given area. Please refrain from embarrassing yourself further.

  7. Shaking My Head on July 29th, 2021 3:39 pm


  8. Please No on July 29th, 2021 3:37 pm

    This is ridiculous.. Give us anything but a another damn Dollar General. We are also building a gas station next to a gas station a few hundred feet away. Someone in their right mind needs to reject this proposal. I can go little over a mile down the road in three directions to find a DG if I need one. Was really hoping for meaningful business establishments to grab up this real estate along 29. Here comes another mattress store, auto parts store and the like. Welcome to Escambia County

  9. Mike on July 29th, 2021 3:18 pm

    In a free system it isn’t up to the government to determine whether or not they think a business will be profitable. If a Dollar General wants to build next door to another Dollar General, that is their legal right. The zoning board is only to determine if what is going in is consistent with zoning laws. That said, I find it comical how many DG stores are around. They definitely turn a profit.

  10. Let's Get It Straight on July 29th, 2021 3:02 pm

    China DOES NOT own Dollar General Stores, Dollar Tree or Family Dollar. Dollar General Corporation is an American chain of variety stores headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Dollar Tree, formerly known as Only $1.00, is an American chain of discount variety stores that sells items for $1 or less. Headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia. Family Dollar was bought by Dollar Tree in 2015, and is headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia after moving it’s original headquarters in Matthews, NC.

    Dollar General, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar receive about 40% of their merchandise from China. And get this – WalMart receives 70-80% of their merchandise from China. Leaving less than 20 percent for American-made products.

    Dollar General is also expanding the Marketplace concept in Florida and adding fueling stations. DG bought WalMart Express and of these 41 stores, 37 of the locations have fueling stations, which Dollar General will continue to operate.

    The 41 former Walmart Express stores are broken down in the following way: three in Alabama, two in Arkansas, one in Florida, six in Georgia, three in Kansas, three in Louisiana, five in Mississippi, 12 in North Carolina, four in Oklahoma, and one each in South Carolina and Tennessee.

    Myself and my family will continue to buy household products, pet supplies, greeting cards, automotive supplies from the Dollar stores. Dollar General was found to be 6.1% cheaper than Walmart on household items. When Publix, Winn Dixie and WalMart can beat their low prices, then I will consider buying from them. Same name brand products but much cheaper.

    Do your homework and start buying American made.

  11. Deborah Norris Collins on July 29th, 2021 10:57 am

    With so many ‘Now Hiring’ signs out how will they fill these jobs? People don’t want to work work as it is.

  12. Honest John on July 29th, 2021 10:21 am

    Got one on Kingsfield and 297A under construction

  13. Sug on July 29th, 2021 9:48 am

    Fred – they won’t. I attended the hearing the DRC had for the monstrosity going up at Kingsfield/297a. And they were told that there was a DG at each end of 297a. Not one of them cares what any resident thinks. I am quite sure that they must be receiving kickbacks for every DG they Approve. Not to mention that China owns these stores. Makes one wonder what the Chinese have planned with so many stores end to end. And the developer playing right into their hands grabbing all that Chinese money. Commissioner Barry doesn’t’t give a hoot either – we all know he’s corrupt.

  14. DLo on July 29th, 2021 9:35 am

    I don’t think some of you understand how business and private property laws work, we don’t have central planning, if you want that go to Cuba. This is private property, commercially zoned, the owners can open anything they want, within current code. If you want to decide what goes there, buy the property and you have that right.

  15. Argggh on July 29th, 2021 8:43 am

    Enough already! This will be what, DG #5 within a 3 mile radius?

    Eyesores and robbery magnets.

  16. Mr. Nobody on July 29th, 2021 8:02 am

    As if the dollar general at pine top rd or the dollar general at 29 by Winn Dixie wasn’t close enough. These dollar general stores are popping up everywhere like acne on a teenager. Will there ever be enough dollar generals? I don’t even like the place.

  17. Brian on July 29th, 2021 7:51 am

    This is beyond ridiculous.

  18. MB on July 29th, 2021 7:34 am

    They can’t be stopped… They are reproducing on their own… LOL

  19. Steve on July 29th, 2021 6:50 am

    We really need this? And before anyone says contact your Commissioner, I did on a previous land rezoning and he said; “we can’t tell people what to do with their property.”

    How do we ever expect our area’s infrastructure and asthetics to improve if we keep allowing random building and development? Retirement homes between home improvement stores, auto parts stores in someone’s front yard (e.g. Chemstrand Rd near Nine Mile Rd) and another Dollar General about two miles AND on the same road as this proposed one?

    So much for “long range” planning.

  20. Mr.Metoo on July 29th, 2021 6:35 am

    Pretty soon there will be more Dollar General Stores than churches on Hwy 29.

  21. Fred on July 29th, 2021 6:30 am

    I hope the DRC will bear in mind that there are two other of these stores within a mile in either direction. Surely there is a better use for that land.

  22. sam on July 29th, 2021 6:18 am

    tell to call century. we have a few to spare.

  23. Me.... on July 29th, 2021 4:00 am

    Well…….just what we need! It would be nice if they had earlier and later hours than the others.

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