A Family Dollar store is under construction on Panola Road across the lot from the shopping center where J.R. Crickets is located.
The store is scheduled to open by the end of the year, a spokeswoman with the discount retailer told Patch.
Family Dollar stores on average hire 8-10 team members and are about 8,000 square feet, said Bryn Winburn, public relations manager for the Matthews, N.C.-based company.
Once open, the new store will replace the existing store nearby at 2657 Panola Rd., Winburn said.
The new Family Dollar will be less than a mile away from the Lou Walker Senior Center and less than two miles from DeKalb Medical Center at Hillandale.
It's been almost a year since which has a Lithonia address but is across from Berean Christian Church, which has an unincorporated Stone Mountain address.
Check back with Patch for updates on the new Family Dollar.