1959 - 1969

After the first store opens in November 1959 in Charlotte, the 1960’s begin Family Dollar’s expansion into Southern States. 

1961 – First store opens in South Carolina.

1962 – First store opens in Georgia.

1965 – First store opens in Virginia.

1967 – 27 stores operating in four states with annual sales of more than $5 million.

1969 – 50th store opens in Charlotte.