SCC hosts Manufacturing Day luncheon

SCC hosts Manufacturing Day luncheon

DOBSON — In 5-10 years, 60% of working adults will need some kind of post-high school training in the workplace. That’s the viewpoint of Peter Hans, president of the N.C. Community College System, who spoke to manufacturers at a luncheon Friday. Todd Tucker, president...
New name, new logo for hospital

New name, new logo for hospital

Northern Hospital of Surry County is no more. At least the name no longer exists. The hospital itself is still standing, under the same management, same ownership, but with a new logo and name — Northern Regional Hospital — to better reflect the hospital’s emphasis on...

Elkin City Schools ranked 5th in state

Elkin City Schools students delivered one of the top performances in the state on North Carolina’s end-of-grade and end-of-course exams, according to the 2018-2019 accountability results presented to the State Board of Education on Sept. 4. Elkin City Schools ranked...

County testing results among top in state

Recently released details of state testing scores show Surry County Schools among the top 20 school systems in the state in several categories, while Mount Airy City Schools is touting widespread improvement in its scores. The county school system also recorded its...

SPX plans small operation in Pilot Mountain

SPX Corp., a global maker of HVAC equipment based in Charlotte, plans to open a small operation in Pilot Mountain by Sept. 30, according to the Surry County Economic Development Partnership Inc. The company will lease the former Elastrix building, also known as the...