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Wayne Farms helps area homebound students

Wayne Farms helps area homebound students

As the community of Dobson struggled with the impact of COVID-19 on local schools, a local Wayne Farms employee saw an opportunity to intervene with a $10,000-plus fundraising effort focused on remote learning and digital home education. The fundraising effort began...
Surry Communications honored for pandemic work

Surry Communications honored for pandemic work

Surry Communications was recognized as part of North Carolina’s Rural Broadband Week, an honor put into place via a declaration from Gov. Roy Cooper in early August. Broadband, the high-bandwidth transmission that enables access to high-speed internet, has been...
Elkin accepts 2019 NC Main Street Award

Elkin accepts 2019 NC Main Street Award

NEW BERN — Elkin was one of nineteen communities to receive awards for excellence in downtown revitalization at the North Carolina Main Street and Small Town Main Street Awards Ceremony recently. North Carolina Department of Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland and...