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February 19, 2013

Natchez, Miss.-based Central Network Retail Group (CNRG) has acquired W.T. Harvey Lumber of Columbus, Ga.

Natchez, Miss.-based Central Network Retail Group (CNRG) has acquired W.T. Harvey Lumber of Columbus, Ga.

Harvey currently operates two stores -- one in Columbus and one in Phenix City, Ala.

The company was established in 1863 and is one of the oldest lumberyards in the country. W.T. Harvey will continue to be managed by the founder’s great-great grandson, Bailey Gross, who has been hired by CNRG.

December 7, 2012

W.T. Harvey, once one of Ace Hardware’s largest LBM dealers, has filed Chapter 11, according to an article in the Columbus Ledger Enquirer. The Columbus, Ga.-based chain, which once operated seven locations in Georgia and Alabama, never recovered from the 2008 housing market collapse, according to president and CEO Bailey Gross.