Elkin resident approved as CPA

RALEIGH — An Elkin resident was one of 149 applicants approve for licensure by the North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Exa...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for August

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in August at various locations in Sur...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


F.N.B. Corporation to acquire Yadkin Financial Corporation

PITTSBURGH, Pa., and RALEIGH — F.N.B. Corporation (“FNB”) (NYSE: FNB) and Yadkin Financial Corporation (“Yadkin”) (NYSE:...

July 25th, 2016 |  


State Farm honors Conover agent again

State Farm honors Conover agent again

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — State Farm agent Sig Holcomb, a native of Elkin, has received the company’s prestigious Chairman’s Circle Award ...

July 10th, 2016 |  


Pilot Mountain’s Omega Construction recognized as 2016 Triad’s Best Place to Work

Pilot Mountain’s Omega Construction recognized as 2016 Triad’s Best Place to Work

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Omega Construction of Pilot Mountain has been recognized as the top winner of the 2016 Triad’s Best Places to Work, an aw...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Cooper Terrace gets official opening

Cooper Terrace gets official opening

Officials and residents gathered outside the office of Cooper Terrace Apartments, which opened several months ago and already has a waiting list of pe...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Northern Hospital receives Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Grant

Northern Hospital receives Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Grant

MOUNT AIRY — Northern Hospital of Surry County announced it has received a $148,500 grant to provide a Diabetes Education and Self-Management Pr...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Leonard hires lean manufacturing expert as new operations manager

Leonard hires lean manufacturing expert as new operations manager

MOUNT AIRY — Leonard Building and Truck Accessories, a leader in the manufacturing and sale of trailers, storage buildings, playhouses and truck...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Window World announces new vice president of marketing

Window World announces new vice president of marketing

NORTH WILKESBORO — Window World, America’s largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, proudly announces the addition of e...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Free SBC seminars announced for July

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in July at various locations in Surry...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Duke Energy reaches $30M milestone for N.C. Community College System grants

RALEIGH — With $2.4 million awarded in 2016, Duke Energy’s investment in North Carolina Community Colleges has hit the $30 million mark. T...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Free fitness event slated for park Saturday

A local body builder is taking his own experience and offering it to the public this weekend during a free event at Elkin Municipal Park.Jermaine Haye...

June 21st, 2016 |  


License plate agency closed next week

The North Carolina License Plate Agency office, 220 W. Main St., Elkin, has announced it will be closing for vacation June 27, and reopening July 5.Th...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Recent Window World sponsorship takes total funds raised over $7 million mark

Recent Window World sponsorship takes total funds raised over $7 million mark

NORTH WILKESBORO — Window World, America’s largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, continues its support of St. Jude C...

June 17th, 2016 |  


All hand aloft!

All hand aloft!

Contracted crewmen make repairs and spruce up “the ship” at Pirate’s Landing. The local restaurant, known for its pirate ship exteri...

June 10th, 2016 |  


Hampton by Hilton awards prestigious Connie Award to Jonesville hotel

Hampton by Hilton awards prestigious Connie Award to Jonesville hotel

JONESVILLE — Hilton Worldwide’s Hampton by Hilton brand has awarded Hampton Inn by Hilton Jonesville, a 2015 Connie Award Winner. This imp...

June 8th, 2016 updated: June 8th, 2016. |  


Kayak shop opens

Kayak shop opens

ELKIN — A new kayak, canoe and tube rental outfitter called Rocky Forest River Run has opened up just outside of Elkin. The outfitter is located...

June 5th, 2016 updated: June 6th, 2016. |  


Free SBC seminars announced for June

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Small Business Center will be holding free seminars and workshops in June at various locations in Surry...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Dollar General celebrates grand opening of new store

RONDA — Dollar General will celebrate the opening of a new location this Saturday at 11773 Elkin Highway 268 in Ronda.Celebration will begin at ...

May 26th, 2016 |  


WorkForce Unlimited acquires division of Associate Staffing

MOUNT AIRY — WorkForce Unlimited, LLC, a full service staffing firm based in Mount Airy, has acquired the light industrial staffing division of ...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Surrey Bancorp reports first quarter net income

MOUNT AIRY — Surrey Bancorp (the “Company”) (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust (the “Bank...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Yadtel donates $1,000 to Yadkin County Schools

Yadtel donates $1,000 to Yadkin County Schools

YADKINVILLE — Yadtel Telecom recently donated $1,000 to Yadkin County Schools to help launch a new summer robotics camp for elementary students....

April 28th, 2016 |  


Song honored by downtown group

Song honored by downtown group

The Elkin Downtown Business Association presents Connie Song, owner of Song’s Jewelry, with a certificate of appreciation for her years of servi...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Sidden awarded by Farm Bureau

Sidden awarded by Farm Bureau

JONESVILLE — Greg Sidden, manager of the Jonesville Farm Bureau Insurance Agency, was named second place honor agency manager in his category fo...

April 9th, 2016 |  


North Wilkesboro, Wilkes Regional Medical Center take next step toward long-term lease agreement with Wake Forest Baptist

NORTH WILKESBORO — Last night, the Board of Commissioners of the town of North Wilkesboro unanimously approved a resolution, which corresponded ...

April 7th, 2016 |  


UNCF, Lowe’s award $500,000 in emergency financial aid

WASHINGTON — UNCF disbursed $500,000 in funding from Lowe’s last semester to its 37 member historically black colleges and universities (H...

March 29th, 2016 |  


Simpson earns Ruby Masters Award

CENTURY 21 Hudspeth Properties announced that Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized Debbie Simpson, sales affiliate with the office, as a top...

March 20th, 2016 |  


Focus on per person productivity nets Century 21 Hudspeth Properties new Century 21 System Award

Century 21 announced that Century 21 Hudspeth Properties recently honored it with the Century 21 Highest Average Sales Per Agent which recognizes thos...

March 12th, 2016 |  


First Community Bank expanding

BLUEFIELD, Va. — First Community Bank will expand its branch network in Southwestern Virginia through a trade of branches with First Bank of Sou...

March 8th, 2016 |  


Hugh Chatham Behavioral Health physician appointed to state commission

Hugh Chatham Behavioral Health physician appointed to state commission

Dr. Lee Bourgeois, MD, FAPA, a board-certified psychiatrist with Hugh Chatham Behavioral Health in Elkin, has been appointed to serve a three-year ter...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Surrey Bancorp reports 2015 earnings of $3,061,110

MOUNT AIRY — Surrey Bancorp (the “Company”, Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, today reported earn...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Duke Energy Foundation supports technology programming at Surry Community

Duke Energy Foundation supports technology programming at Surry Community

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Board of Trustees announced a $50,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to support the purchase of tech...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Yadtel Telecom opens new retail store in Bermuda Run, ribbon cutting Friday

YADKINVILLE — Yadtel Telecom will hold a grand opening for their new Bermuda Run store Friday, beginning with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. The st...

February 18th, 2016 |  


Two NewBridge Bank executives named to leadership roles at Yadkin Bank

GREENSBORO — Two NewBridge Bank executives will assume leadership roles with Yadkin Bank when the merger of Yadkin Financial Corporation (NYSE: ...

February 16th, 2016 |  


Omega works with ASU students

Omega works with ASU students

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Omega Construction of Pilot Mountain welcomed Congresswoman Virginia Foxx and 15 students from Appalachian State Sustainable Te...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Surry County McDonald’s general managers receive global award

Ray Kroc, founder of McDonald’s, always said that he wanted to hire people with “ketchup in their veins.” Two Surry County McDonald&...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Eastpointe Area Board appoints Stroud to CEO

Eastpointe Area Board appoints Stroud to CEO

BEULAVILLE — Eastpointe Human Services, a regional behavioral health managed care organization serving 12 North Carolina counties, announced Sar...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Gillespie nominated, accepted for exceptional performance

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of North Carolina’s Family Law Attorney James D. Gille...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Prism Medical Products creating 45 new jobs in 2016

Prism Medical Products creating 45 new jobs in 2016

At the conclusion of the annual year-end planning meeting, Prism Medical Products announced once again it is planning to create at least 45 new local ...

February 6th, 2016 |  


Window World’s MerleFest sponsorship helps fund new Wilkes Community College Health Sciences Center

Window World’s MerleFest sponsorship helps fund new Wilkes Community College Health Sciences Center

NORTH WILKESBORO — Window World, America’s largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, signed on as the presenting sponsor...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


H&R Block customer wins $1,000

H&R Block customer wins $1,000

A local H&R Block location awarded one of its customers with $1,000 last week.Garry Lineberry of Waterwheel Road, Boonville, is the Elkin areaR...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Northwest Community Care Network receives three-year case management accreditation from NCQA

Northwest Community Care Network receives three-year case management accreditation from NCQA

Northwest Community Care Network (NCCN) has received a three-year accreditation in intensive case management from the National Committee for Quality A...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Carolina West Wireless receives national award for local community support

WILKESBORO — Carolina West Wireless, the premier wireless carrier in western North Carolina, recently received the wireless communication indust...

January 9th, 2016 |  


Carolina Farm Credit introduces new loan assistant in Wilkesboro

STATESVILLE — Vance C. Dalton Jr., CEO of Carolina Farm Credit, announced Anita Evans recently joined the Carolina Farm Credit team as a loan as...

January 9th, 2016 |  


Surrey Bancorp announces special cash dividend of $0.27 per common share

MOUNT AIRY — The Board of Directors of Surrey Bancorp has declared a special cash dividend of 27 cents per share on the company’s common s...

December 17th, 2015 |  


Surrey Bank opens Elkin branch

Surrey Bank opens Elkin branch

The newest branch of Mount Airy headquartered Surrey Bank & Trust opens for business Monday morning. Bank officials and community members gathered...

December 14th, 2015 |  


North Carolina small business program accepting applications

RALEIGH — North Carolina Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III announced applications are now being accepted for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 One ...

November 26th, 2015 |  


Home fire danger peaks during holiday season

YADKINVILLE — As the holiday season approaches and families gear up for decorating their homes and hosting large gatherings of friends and famil...

November 25th, 2015 |  


Dunham’s Sports is opening in Wilkesboro

TROY, Mich. — Dunham’s Sports, one of the nation’s largest sporting goods chains, is inviting Wilkesboro and the surrounding communi...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Labor Department presents safety awards to Vulcan Materials

Labor Department presents safety awards to Vulcan Materials

WINSTON-SALEM — The N.C. Department of Labor honored Vulcan Materials Company with safety awards at the company’s safety conference in Win...

November 17th, 2015 |