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September 5, 2011

Lowe’s of Sanford, N.C., which was devastated by a tornado on April 16, is planning a special reopening ceremony Thursday, Sept. 8.

Joining local and corporate officials at the site will be Nascar driver Jimmie Johnson, gospel music singer and radio host Yolanda Adams and music legends Chairmen of the Board.

Also on hand will be Mike Hollowell, the store manager who was credited for his clear leadership during the disaster. 

August 1, 2011

Driving a Chevrolet sponsored by the home center chain founded by his father, Nascar driver Paul Menard won his first race

John Menard, founder of Eau Claire, Wis.-based Menards, celebrated the upset victory at the Brickyard 400 with his son at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The win was the first for Paul Menard, after 167 races.

May 19, 2011

With a little help from Nascar champ Jimmie Johnson's team of mechanics, Kobalt is launching what it calls a "new and improved" Kobalt Mechanics Tools line in June at all Lowe's stores nationwide.

March 29, 2011

Paul Menard, a NASCAR driver who also happens to be the son of Menards founder John Menard, reflected on his racing career and strict upbringing in an interview with USA Today.

January 24, 2011

Towson, Md.-based DeWalt has signed an agreement with Richard Petty Motorsports to sponsor Marcos Ambrose, driver of the No. 9 Ford Fusion, for the 2011/2012 Nascar season.

The No. 9 car will now brandish the DeWalt logo, which will alternate between the hood and quarter-panel during each race of the 2011/2012 Sprint Cup season.

November 29, 2010

A man posing as an employee of ABC Supply bilked a homeowner out of $10,000...

October 5, 2008

Menards has been a long-time supporter and sponsor of racing, and John Menard himself has...

October 1, 2008

George J. Deines, general manager of AB Ace Hardware of Mesa, Ariz., realized a lifelong...

September 18, 2008

Through “Racing for Relief,” Lowe’s will donate $48 for every lap of the scheduled 400...

August 24, 2008

Greg Zipadelli, crew chief of the No. 20 Home Depot Toyota NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...

May 20, 2008

The retailer, which went public earlier this year, will sponsor Travis Kvapil and his Yates...

February 13, 2008

The company said it will sell the Fort St. James sawmill to the Sinar Mas...

January 3, 2008

Trex brings in an outside executive to lead the company....

December 13, 2007

Twenty-five-year company veteran has been promoted from vp-sales and marketing....

November 18, 2007

Lumber producer Pope & Talbot filed for bankruptcy protection in a Canadian court on Oct....

October 8, 2007

A stronger Canadian dollar and falling softwood lumber product prices led to the planned shutdown....