CNRG acquires Moore's Hardware

Natchez, Miss.-based Central Network Retail Group acquired Moore’s Hardware in Dahlonega, Ga.

The 11,500-sq.-ft. store at 550 Grove Street N in Dahlonega also has a warehouse and lumberyard. Moore’s features a broad assortment of lumber, building materials, millwork, hardware, paint, electrical, and plumbing products. Lamar Ricketts, Moore’s former owner and manager, has agreed to stay and consult with CNRG.

“Moore’s Hardware is an exciting addition to our Georgia stores,” said Jim my R. Smith, chairman of CNRG. “We now operate  five stores in our Georgia market, which we started earlier this year.” Boyden Moore, president of CNRG, added, “ Lamar and Bernice Ricketts built a great store in Dahlonega over the past 20 years that they’ve owned and operated the store . We are proud to have the opportunity to add Moore’s t o our portfolio of stores and carry forward their commitment to serving the lumber and building material needs of Dahlonega and Lumpkin County.”

Moore's Hardware also has remote family ties to CNRG. The store's forme