1. Business Appreciation Month

    Business Appreciation Month

    The Governor of Virginia has declared May as Business Appreciation Month. Surry County Economic Development is in support of recognizing businesses for the contribution that they make to the local economy. Read on...
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    County Awarded Obici Healthcare Foundation Grant for Healthy Spaces

    Great News! The County has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Obici Healthcare Foundation to expand the Farmer's Market. Read on...
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    Economic Development Staff Hosts VGR on Site Visits

    A vital component of any economic development program is business retention and expansion. The primary purpose of BR&E is to develop and implement strategies that proactively engage existing businesses and to learn more about successes and opportunities. Read on...
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    Farmer's United - Serving the Community Since 1979

    Started as a co-op in 1979 to serve the needs of farmers, Farmer’s United has been a staple in the Surry Community for 40 years and has expanded into serving the residential community. Read on...
  5. Bootz the Bartender business spotlight

    ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT..... Bootz the Bartender

    Scharnelle “Bootz” Hamlin is the sole owner of Bootz the Bartender, LLC. She is a Certified Mixologist specializing in signature cocktails for any occasion Read on...
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    Stop by the beautiful and unique Hampton Roads Winery to talk wine with David (winemaker) and Diane Sheldon, owners. Located in a relaxed country setting, the Winery is the home to world's largest goat tower. Read on...
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    Grays Creek Marina-Promoting River-Based Economic Development Activity

    Indulge in delicious food at Surry Seafood Company while taking in scenic views of Grays Creek at the newly renovated Marina. The restaurant offers 100 seat indoor dining with bar and 55 seat outdoor deck. Read on...
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    Entreprenuer Spotlight - Just for Kicks Cupcakes & More

    When asked about the future business goals for cupcake shop owner Janette Epps Johnson, she replied "Bigger Place Already - But Happy With Our Little Shop in Surry". Read More
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    Economic Development - 2018 in Review

    Highlights and accomplishments in economic development in 2018 includes the November 1, 2018 groundbreaking ceremony for the new Surry Rescue Squad and Emergency Operations Center. Read More
  10. WIndsorMill Group

    Windsor Mill - Taking the Rural Route to Success

    Strong economic growth potential, customized approach to business incentives, access to major port facilities, airports, and interstates are just a few reasons to consider growing your business here. Experience the "Rural Route to Success". Read More