Dollar General distribution center bringing 250 jobs to NKY

Dollar General distribution center bringing 250 jobs to NKY
This will be a $65 million investment. (Source: Dollar General)

WALTON, Ky. (FOX19) - Dollar General announced a $65 million investment in a 630,000 square foot facility that will bring 250 jobs in Walton.

“Dollar General is an excellent addition to the Northern Kentucky business community. We know the company is a great corporate citizen and this is a long-term investment bringing new jobs into Boone County,” President & CEO of Northern Kentucky Tri-ED Lee Crume said in a news release. “We appreciate the support this new distribution center received from the City of Walton and the cooperation we received on the project from Boone County.”

Construction is expected to begin by September 2020 with operations scheduled to begin in January 2021.

“The City of Walton welcomes Dollar General to our community. Through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, the company is a great community partner. We feel they are a valuable addition and will benefit Walton and our school district,” City of Walton Mayor Gabe Brown said in a statement. “We appreciate the significant investment the company is making in Northern Kentucky and the 250 jobs that will be created at its newest distribution center. We look forward to celebrating a grand opening of the 630,000 square foot facility that will help Dollar General better serve its customers.”

The investment is also expected to create an additional 50 Dollar General Private Fleet positions.

Individuals interested in joining Dollar General may review available positions and apply online.

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