At Monday night’s meeting of the Mulberry Grove Village Board, Mayor Candy Widger commented about a new business coming to town.
A building is to be constructed, catty-corner from Casey’s along Route 40, to house a Dollar General.
Mayor Widger said she has been told construction should begin in September.
It will be a project of Glenwood Equities from St. Louis. The developer has many buildings in the area which are leased to Dollar General.
At the recent ground breaking ceremony for a new Dollar General store in Greenville, Bob Elkan, from Glenwood Equities, said his group has been very active in the area, adding stores in Carlyle, Aviston, Trenton, Salem and Patoka.
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Elkan said the Pocahontas Dollar General building is also owned by Glenwood Equities.
Mayor Widger also indicated a new state-of-the art sawmill will be coming very soon along Seventh Street in Mulberry Grove.