Mount Airy downtown is state’s #1

Mount Airy downtown is state’s #1

Facing formidable competition from the likes of a mansion, a warship and the natural wonders of mountains and seashore, Mount Airy Main Street prevailed as North Carolina’s number one attraction in a USA Today 10 Best Contest that was released at noon on Friday. “This...

Montana Ag: American wool makes perfect socks

Montana farmers and ranchers raise numerous high quality products. http://www.ktvq.com/story/36827361/montana-ag-american-wool-makes-perfect-socks 2 minute 29 second YouTube video on the Nester Process For sock maker Nester Hosiery in Mount Airy, North Carolina, the...

SCC hosts 6th annual wine symposium

The 6th-Annual Southeastern United Grape and Wine Symposium took place Wednesday on the campus of Surry Community College at The Shelton-Badgett NC Center for Viticulture and Enology. After a full day of workshops, lectures and talks from industry professionals from...

Insteel Industries acquires Pennsylvania company

Insteel Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: IIIN) of Mount Airy, through its wholly owned subsidiary Insteel Wire Products Co., has acquired certain assets of Ortiz Engineered Products of Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania, the company announced Monday. Ortiz services the concrete industry...

Grant giving students career education

DOBSON — A grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation is helping Surry County Schools prepare kids for the workplace. Crystal Folger-Hawks appeared before the county Board of Education Monday evening to give an update on what has happened since the launch of a new...