Farrior & Sons Honors Employees for Safety

Farrior & Sons Honors Employees for Safety

Farrior & Sons, Inc. honored their employees on January 25, 2018, at the Farmville Country Club, for their achievements in years of service and safety in 2017.

President, Bill Farrior, Jr., opened the festivities with comments on this special occasion and the company's outstanding safety record. Farrior & Sons has been operating for more than 14 years without a lost time accident. In August, 2017 the company reached a monumental achievement of 1 Million Hours without a lost time accident.

The speaker for the evening was Mr. David Manning, the curriculum coordinator for the Industrial Management Technology department at Pitt Community College.

Bill Farrior, Sr. also honored his brother Jack A. Farrior with a moving speech stating, "There would be no Farrior & Sons without Jack."

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Vidant Edgecombe Oncology Groundbreaking

Vidant Edgecombe Oncology Groundbreaking

On November 8th, 2017 Farrior & Sons, along with Dunn & Dalton Architects, joined Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in breaking ground for their new 6,686 square foot cancer center that will be located at 111 Hospital Drive in Tarboro NC. The new cancer center will offer eight infusion bays and two private infusion rooms, each of which faces a healing garden for patients to enjoy while receiving treatment. Four exam rooms will be located nearby, with a nurses' station in sight of the infusion area. There will be a waiting area, three patient bathrooms, one staff bathroom, a large conference room, break room, and four offices located throughout the facility.

The building's construction consists of structural steel and metal stud framing with a PVC membrane roof. The veneer will consist of brick, polished block, metal composite wall system, and aluminum storefront curtain walls and windows. Construction of the new facility is expected to take eight months to complete. 

Company Recognized by NC Department of Labor

Farrior & Sons Recognized by NC Dept. of Labor

President Bill Farrior, Jr., and Vice President Bobby Evans, of Farrior & Sons Construction, honored their employees on October 3, 2017, for achieving ONE MILLION WORK HOURS without a lost-time accident. It took a period of almost 14 years to achieve this incredible milestone and employees have worked the last eight years with zero accidents.

Commissioner Cherie Berry and Ursula Joyner from the NC Department of Labor also attended the celebration held at May-Lew Farm in Farmville. Commissioner Berry presented the company with a framed certificate commemorating this monumental achievement and gave an encouraging speech to the group.

Other speakers included, Mayor Robert Evans who gave words of praise for achieving this outstanding honor, and Chairman of the Board, Bill Farrior, Sr. who spoke about his pride in the company and the tremendous role that safety attitude plays in obtaining this type of award.

PCC Hosted Dedication for New Science Building

NCDOL Presents Farrior & Sons Gold Award

On August 2nd Pitt Community College hosted a dedication for the new Science Building in honor of Walter & Marie Williams.

"I think it's important that we support good educational opportunities in Eastern North Carolina so that our citizens can make a good living," said Walter Williams.

The building includes: 10 classrooms, 11 labs, a STEM learning center, a Biotechnology Suite, a science tutorial center, and a 120-seat Max Ray Joyner Auditorium. This facility is the largest on campus and will allow increased commitment to University Transfer offerings that will benefit the area's pharmaceutical businesses.

"The programs located in the building play a role in careers that are major employment and economic drivers for Pitt County. The building is a welcome addition to campus," said Rick Owens, VP of Admissions. The building was designed by Architect John Farkas of JKF Architecture.

NCDOL Presents Farrior & Sons Gold Award

NCDOL Presents Farrior & Sons Gold Award

For the ninth consecutive year, Farrior & Sons, Inc. was recognized by the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) for their safety record by receiving a Gold Award. The NCDOL Annual Safety Banquet, hosted by the Greenville-Pitt Chamber of Commerce was held at the Rock Springs Center on April 20, 2017. Criteria for the Gold Award states that the rate of days away from work, job transfer/restriction must be minimum 50% below industry average.

For more than 13 years, Farrior & Sons, Inc. has worked without a lost-time accident and is expected to reach One Million Hours without a lost-time accident in August. Brett Davenport, Jim Ricks and Scott Fussell represented Farrior and Sons at the annual event and accepted the award from NCDOL Commissioner of Labor, Cherie Berry.

Bear Grass Charter School Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

Bear Grass Charter School Classroom

On November 16, 2016 Bear Grass Charter School celebrated the official ribbon cutting of their new 5,700 SF classroom addition. Farrior and Sons broke ground on the new addition in May 2016. The addition includes four math classrooms, two large science classrooms and a staff lounge/workroom with bathroom. The construction consists of load bearing CMU walls with an elevated concrete slab.  The roof is constructed with single sloped bar joist and has a TPO membrane roof. In addition, three 5-ton roof top gas units were added. The existing band room was also expanded and renovated to include a large band equipment storage closet and new flooring and paint throughout.