This excerpt taken from the FDO 10-K filed Oct 28, 2008.
CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference in the Registration Statements on Form S-8 (File Numbers 333-135857, 333-122201 and 333-105005) of Family Dollar Stores, Inc., of our report dated October 28, 2008, relating to the financial statements and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting, which appears in this Annual Report on Form 10-K.
Charlotte, North Carolina
October 28, 2008