BizFest returns for 7th outing Thursday

BizFest returns for 7th outing Thursday

The seventh-annual BizFest will be held at The Liberty in Elkin on Thursday from noon to 6 p.m. The event alternates between Mount Airy and Elkin, said Todd Tucker, president of Surry County Economic Development Partnership (SCEDP), which puts on the exhibition. The...

College hosts annual Advanced Manufacturing Day

Surry Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Day on Friday brought in 350 students from area schools to get information about training, education and jobs in advanced manufacturing. Middle school students arrived from Mount Airy and Elkin along with high schoolers...

Internship program off to rousing start

A dozen local students are part of what local officials hope is a big step toward attracting high-tech business to Surry County, and maybe keeping those students at home when they enter the workforce full time. The 12 are serving internships in local businesses in...