Paxton Family Dollar store still closing by Aug. 30
PAXTON — Dollar Tree Inc.'s recently announced agreement to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc. will have no effect on the impending closure of the Family Dollar store in Paxton.
"The Paxton store, located at 100 W. Ottawa St., will be closing. This store will be closed by Aug. 30," Family Dollar spokesman Bryn R. Winburn said in an email Friday.
Family Dollar, which currently operates 255 stores in Illinois, plans to close 21 "underperforming" stores in the next several weeks, including the one in Paxton, Winburn said.
Family Dollar operates 8,246 stores in 46 states.