Dollar General construction begins in Anza

The new Dollar General store has broken ground in Anza. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
After an almost nine-year process, the much-anticipated construction of the popular variety store Dollar General has begun in earnest.The contractor originally broke ground at the lot next to the Community Hall in Anza Thursday, March 11. Delays in obtaining county permits resulted in a lag in activity until late July.“They have their permits and are moving forward,” Bill Donahue, with Anza Community Building Inc., said. “The footings are poured and they are preparing to pour the slab. Things look like they are full speed ahead now.”The original documents proposing a variety store on the parcel next to the Community Hall were submitted to the county in 2012.In 2015, a developer for Dollar General approached the board of directors of the Anza Community Building Inc.
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