Surry EDP holds Annual Meeting

Surry EDP holds Annual Meeting

The Surry County Economic Development Partnership held its annual meeting Friday at the new Surry County Government Service Center here. With representation from all parts of the county, all four municipalities, county government and the business sector, 155 people...
How Do You Reinvent a Rural Economy? $100 at a Time

How Do You Reinvent a Rural Economy? $100 at a Time

“Explore Elkin” takes small individual investments and parlays them into bigger returns for the old mill town of Elkin, North Carolina. Instead of a pop and a fizzle, the program has created a slow burn of special events, marketing, and accurate self-promotion. The...
Citizen of the Year Award takes a turn

Citizen of the Year Award takes a turn

The fate of Greater Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce’s highest award took an unexpected turn when it became known the award recipient wouldn’t be attending the ceremony intended to honor him. The recipient of the Chamber’s Citizen of the Year award is a closely guarded...

Appointment of George Crater as Airport Manager

The County of Surry is pleased to announce the appointment of an Airport Manager who will oversee operations on behalf of Surry County at the Mount Airy/Surry County Airport. George Crater has been named to the position, effective January 1, 2019. Mr. Crater has been...