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Two promoted at Surrey Bank

The Board of Directors of Surrey Bancorp (OTC Pink Sheets: SRYB), the parent company of Surrey Bank & Trust, has promoted Pedro (Peter) A. Pequeno II to president of both the parent company and the bank. The board also promoted William (Bill) A. Johnson to senior...
Local company’s growth ‘a pretty cool story,’ CEO says

Local company’s growth ‘a pretty cool story,’ CEO says

All the bad economic news caused in these parts over the years by NAFTA, COVID and possibly other woes with acronyms can obscure the fact there are success stories to be told. Such an account unfolded Friday during the 26th-annual meeting of the Surry County Economic...

State board recognizes Surry-Yadkin Works

DOBSON — Surry-Yadkin Works was recently highlighted in the North Carolina Business Committee for Education’s (NCBCE) annual meeting. Surry-Yadkin Works was noted as an example of “high-quality work-based learning.” The Surry-Yadkin Works program is the collaborative...

Two Triad restaurants make Yelp’s Top 100 list for 2022

Two Triad restaurants were the only North Carolina eateries to make Yelp’s Top 100 U.S. Restaurants list for 2022. Machete in Greensboro ranked 18th on the list, and Harvest Grill in Dobson came in at No. 79. To create the ninth annual list, Yelp reached out to...

New firm opens in Pilot Mountain

A new manufacturing firm will be opening its doors in Pilot Mountain later this month, with plans to eventually invest more than $3 million there and create up to 40 jobs. Young Door Company, which formed in April, will occupy about 45,000 square feet of a building at...