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Family Dollar Celebrates Grand Openings at Covington, Newport Stores

Grand opening celebrations are planned for Family Dollar stores in Covington and Newport.

The retailer opened a new location in Covington and remodeled one in Newport.

The new stores will feature $1 Dollar Tree merchandise, additional freezers and coolers with an expanded selection of food, as well as more beauty, household, and seasonal merchandise.

"Family Dollar is proud to be a part of the Covington and Newport community and we are excited to welcome existing and new customers to our new store," said Jim Van Slyke, Family Dollar spokesperson. "The store will provide even greater values and convenience to our shoppers."

Stores like these typically employ six to ten workers and interested applicants can apply online at or by visiting the store location for job opportunities.

The Newport store is located at 100 West 5th Street while the Covington location is at 1616 Madison Avenue (in the former Sav-a-Lot grocery).

-Staff report

Photos by Connor Wall for RCN

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