County approves plans for another Dollar General store

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By Rachel Christian

The Posey County Area Plan Commission approved initial steps for a new Dollar General store set near Posey County Line Road and Highway 62.

On May 11, the board approved the project’s site development plan and a re-plotting request that would combine two current plots of land. The vote was not unanimous.

According to Area Planning member Larry Williams, the new Dollar General would The 9.100 square foot facility will be located near the Posey-Vanderburgh County line and will be visible from Highway 62.

Executive Director of Area Plan Mindi Bourne said a construction date has not been set for the project.

The Area Plan Commission approved the project under the stipulation that proper documentation and fulfilling all established requirements.

The news came less than a year after the discount retail chain filed a site development plan for a location near Fourth and Main Streets, a project that is set to be completed later this year.