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Rants & Raves

...people. DON'T BELIEVE the sham and false advertising against David Perdue. That woman has never been a manager of a Dollar General Store. She is just paid to run Mr. Perdue down. AFTER READING The Augusta Chronicle many times and seeing the Rants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-17/rants-raves
Dollar General launches hostile, $9.1 billion bid for rival discounter Family Dollar

Dollar General is going hostile with its $9.1 billion...N.C., has voiced concerns about Dollar General's deal passing antitrust review. In response, Dollar General has said that it is willing to divest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/dollar-general-launches-ho
Family Dollar bucks Dollar General bid again

...Family Dollar is rejecting Dollar General's latest acquisition offer...offer of nearly $9 billion from Dollar General, with the Goodlettsville, Tenn...boosting its bid to $9.1 billion. Dollar General had also revised its proposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/family-dollar-bucks-dollar
Democrats signal Georgia Senate race still in play

...claiming they have momentum after a 2005 court deposition surfaced earlier this month in which Perdue, the former CEO of Dollar General and Reebok, spoke about spending "most of my career" on outsourcing. Nunn has been hammering Perdue in TV ads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

NEW YORK - Dollar General isn't about to be left out in the...attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.For Dollar General, the decision to enter the fray was...had been on its radar for a while. Dollar General Chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-18/dollar-general-enters-bidd
In Georgia Senate race, Nunn, Perdue each raise over $4 million

...organization, easily defeated her primary opposition and was able to stockpile cash while Perdue, a former CEO of Dollar General and Reebok, was locked in a nine-week runoff with Kingston. Whittemore said Perdue's totals show he has been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-13/georgia-senate-race-nunn-perd
Nunn, Perdue work to undercut each other's message in rowdy Georgia Senate debate

...as Republicans seek to take control of the Senate and can't afford to lose the seat.Perdue, the former CEO of Dollar General, dismissed Nunn's call for bipartisanship and compromise as unrealistic since she is being supported by national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
In Georgia Senate race, Perdue says he's 'proud' of career, defends record amid outsourcing report

...Perdue joined the company as CEO. He has said he found a previously undisclosed and unfunded pension liability soon after arriving that prompted the company's owners to sell. He left a short time later to join Dollar General as CEO.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Business news

Family Dollar rejects Dollar General bidFamily Dollar has rejected...from dollar-store competitor Dollar General, saying it would be too hard...its board and advisers reviewed Dollar General Corp.'s offer and determined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/business-news
Business news

...loss.FAMILY DOLLAR HAS TOLD shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid from its rival, Dollar General. Family Dollar is trying to arrange a sale to another bargain chain, Dollar Tree Inc.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/business-news