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BREAKING NEWS: Hardware store coming to Ridgeway
EDC issues news release
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The Henry County Board of Supervisors and the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation are pleased to announce that Northwest True Value Hardware, a family-owned hardware store based in Roanoke, will invest $1.5 million to open a new retail store in Henry County. This project will create 12 new jobs.
The company will be constructing a new 20,000 sf. building at the intersection of Main Street and U.S. 220 near the town of Ridgeway in southern Henry County. The store is expected to open in early 2013. The general contractor will be named soon.
Northwest True Value Hardware currently operates six retail stores in and around the Roanoke area. The stores serve the basic needs of homeowners and contractors, as well as modern day customers looking for natural solutions. The company provides extensive product lines in seven major categories – paint, plumbing, lawn & garden, hardware, housewares, tools and electrical. The store will sell quality brands such as Benjamin Moore Paints, Stihl Power tools, Lodge Cast Iron Skillets, Weber Grills, etc.
Lee Overstreet, Owner and Vice President of Northwest Hardware said, “There are many fine homes in the Martinsville-Henry County area, and the homeowner is our best customer. We feel this new location is convenient and visible to the thousands of potential customers.”
“Having Northwest True Value Hardware choose Henry County for its newest venture is a coup for our area,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Jim Adams. “We look forward to working with the company.”
"We are excited to welcome Northwest True Value Hardware to Henry County,” says Mark Heath, President/CEO of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation. “The company has a tremendous reputation and it will be a great fit for our retail community.”