Labor Day event draws masses to small town

Labor Day event draws masses to small town

HILLSVILLE, Va. — Not far from Mount Airy in rural Southwest Virginia takes place one of the biggest events in the country.Half an hour up U.S. ...

August 28th, 2017 |  


Schools preparing kids for future jobs

Schools preparing kids for future jobs

When it comes to economic development, there is no doubt that education plays a big role.Every company needs skilled workers to thrive – whether...

May 1st, 2017 updated: May 1st, 2017. |  


Schools give boost to local economy

With most of the manufacturing jobs of yore long gone, the two biggest employers in this area are the educational system and the greater Northern Hosp...

May 1st, 2017 |