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Industrial Textile Manufacturer to Invest in Mount Airy

Oct 26, 2020 Texwipe, a global manufacturer of contamination control supplies, will create 33 new jobs in Surry County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest more than $4.5 million to locate a manufacturing facility in Mount Airy. “Our state’s...

Insteel shows revenue, earnings up

Insteel’s fourth-quarter results showed quite a turn-around from the same period a year ago, and its year-end results were equally strong. In the fourth quarter of its fiscal year, which ended Oct. 3, the Mount Airy-based firmed reported earnings of $7.4 million, or...

Career Academy prospering

Although many businesses and school-related programs have been curtailed because of COVID-19, the Next Generation Career Academy sponsored by Surry County Schools and Surry Community College has continued this fall. The program has placed 12 interns with area...