The store would be the first big box retailer to be constructed in an area known for small, locally-owned businesses.
There is a battle brewing over new plans for a historic part of Henrico County.
Residents there are resisting efforts to build a Dollar General store.
The company wants to open the shop at Mountain Road and John Cussons Drive.
You won’t find much development in that area.
“We’re very much like a small town Mayberry,” explains resident Leigh Anne Collier, “We have a local grocery store. We have a local post office and a gas station.”
Unfortunately for residents, it may be an uphill battle considering the land is already zoned for commercial use.