Insteel Industries posts 4Q profit

Insteel Industries Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $3.8 million. The Mount Airy, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of 20 cents per share. The maker of steel wire reinforcing for the concrete and construction industry...

Northern Hospital earns national accolades

Northern Hospital of Surry County has earned three quality-care honors, all of which resulted from competitive comparisons with hospitals of similar size and scope. The awards include High Performing Hospital, Top 100 Great Community Hospital, and Blue Select Tier 1...

Surry school districts fare well in state results

Local schools again showed well in statistics released by the state on Monday. The N.C. Department of Public Instruction stated in a release this week that 56.5 percent of high schools in the state received a grade of A or B based on such information as end-of-year...

Reeves named superintendent of year

Surry County Schools superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves was named a regional superintendent of the year. “This award symbolizes the great work our teachers and principals are doing in the schools,” said Reeves, after he got word he had been named the state’s Region Five...