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Dollar General launches hostile, $9.1 billion bid for rival discounter Family Dollar

...chain has commenced an open offering to investors of Family Dollar Stores Inc. for $80 per share in cash. That offer was...company to ultimately win the dollar store war.Family Dollar Stores Inc. has been exploring a sale amid considerable...

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

...June shareholder Carl Icahn urged the Matthews, N.C.-based company to put itself up for sale.A month later Family Dollar Stores Inc. accepted an $8.5 billion deal with Chesapeake, Va.-based Dollar Tree Inc. The transaction includes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/family-dollar-bucks-dollar
Business news

...antitrust regulators. Family Dollar's board said it supports its existing deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree.Family Dollar Stores Inc. Chairman and CEO Howard Levine said in a statement Thursday that its board and advisers reviewed Dollar General...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/business-news
Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

...for sale.Dollar General Corp. said it would pay $78.50 per share in cash. That's 3 percent higher than Family Dollar Stores Inc.'s Friday closing price of $76.06. Dollar General put the deal's value at $9.7 billion.Last month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-18/dollar-general-enters-bidd
Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar

...whether any Dollar Tree or Family Dollar stores would close. Dollar Tree will...to comment.Stockholders of Family Dollar Stores will receive $59.60 in cash...Dollar shareholders.Shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc., which is based in Charlotte...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-28/dollar-tree-buys-family-do
Biz bits

...the possibility of another fine.In other newsACTIVIST INVESTOR Carl Icahn said Thursday that he wants to see Family Dollar Stores Inc. sold at once, and he told the Matthews, N.C.-based retailer that he's prepared to seek the removal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-19/biz-bits
Broad Street store robbed at gunpoint

Police are looking for a man who robbed a Family Dollar store at gunpoint late Sunday.About 8:40 p.m., Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the Family Dollar at 1991...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-06/broad-street-store-rob
Ga. substitute teacher guilty of holdups

...brother, Eric Williams, joined in the robberies.Battles and Williams robbed four Dollar General stores and one Family Dollar store in North Florida, during March and April 2012. They were arrested after a robbery in Wellborn in April 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-04/ga-substitute-teacher-guilty
Bond denied for Augusta man accused of robberies, shooting at sheriff's officer

...violations, including being an armed felon in possession of a firearm.Haynes is accused in the Dec. 9 holdup of the Family Dollar Store on Deans Bridge Road by a man who acted as though he had a gun, Assistant District Attorney Pete Lamb said. Haynes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-27/bond-denied-augusta-ma
Armed robber holds up Beech Island business

...County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in finding information after a Satur day night holdup at a Family Dollar store in Beech Island.According to a news release, employees said a man came in about 8:15 p.m., pointed a gun...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-13/armed-robber-holds-bee