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Nester Hosiery honored by Governor

Nester Hosiery honored by Governor

A Mount Airy firm was among more than a dozen honored earlier this month with the 2020 Governor’s Export Awards. Nester Hosiery Inc., of Mount Airy, was one of 13 North Carolina firms to win the award, recognized as one of the state’s top rural exporters. “Growing our...

Local businesses retool for COVID

One bright spot surrounding COVID-19 has been the ways the local business community has restructured operations to meet needs prompted by the pandemic, something that continues to impress Barbara Jones. “There have been so many businesses that have gone above and...

Future workforce is being developed now

Everything we do at Mount Airy City Schools is directed to move all students to graduation, ready for their future careers. Many of them will attend a two- or four-year college leading to these careers, but several will go to work right after high school. The NextGen...
Pike, Army celebrate new partnership

Pike, Army celebrate new partnership

Pike Enterprises, LLC was recently selected to participate in the U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success Program. Program partners sign an agreement to provide job interviews and potential employment to separating soldiers. Interviews are guaranteed to program...