AES named great workplace

A local company which started in a wooden shed is now a Great Place to Work. In late October, Advanced Electronics Services Inc. earned a Great Place to Work certification, according to Nicholas Cooke, the company’s financial coordinator. Great Place to Work is an...

Surry County schools ranked 15th in state

Local school districts performed well compared to the rest of the state in recent benchmark scores. The N.C. Department of Public Instruction has released the results of several educational results, including performance end-of-grade testing for specific grade levels...