Farmville Public Library Ground Breaking

Public groundbreaking at the Farmville Library

On October 30th, Farrior & Sons joined Farmville Public Library staff, along with Farmville Town Council Members, in celebrating the ground breaking of the new $4.9 million, 16,775 SF Farmville Public Library. The new library will replace the town’s original library that has been a part of the town’s history at its current location for more than 65 years.

The new library will be a structural steel and metal building with brick veneer, polished stone and metal roof. It will consist of a large general multimedia spaces, genealogy room, meeting rooms kitchen, computer rooms, children’s workrooms, and a café. The project is expected to be completed in the Spring of 2021.

Eastern Radiologists: New Diagnostic Imaging Center Ribbon Cutting

Volunteer Trenton Firemen with shovels and hard hats performing a groundbreaking ceremony

On October 8th, Eastern Radiology staff, local dignitaries and Farrior & Sons celebrated the opening of the new $3.4 million, 18,000 SF Eastern Radiology: New Diagnostic Imaging Center. The new building is located at 2101 W. Arlington Blvd., Greenville, NC. The building structure is of conventional steel, and the exterior consists of metal stud framing, brick veneer, and metal panels. The roof is constructed with metal panels.

The interior of the building consists of various medical office spaces, such as exam rooms, laboratories, and recovery rooms. Also, X-ray rooms, CT rooms, preparation rooms, ultrasound rooms, men’s and women’s rooms, administration and managerial offices as well as a large nuclear room.

Trenton Volunteer Fire Department Ground Breaking

Volunteer Trenton Firemen with shovels and hard hats performing a groundbreaking ceremony

On October 7, Farrior & Sons joined Trenton Volunteer Fire Dept., along with State Fire Marshall and Commissioner of Insurance, Mike Causey, and many other local Emergency Management Officials, in celebrating the ground breaking of the new $2.3 million 14,128 SF Trenton Fire Department. The new station will replace their nearly 65 year old station just down the road that was flooded last year during Hurricane Florence.

The new station will be a pre-engineered metal building with brick veneer and metal roof. It will consist of five drive through apparatus/truck bays, large training room, kitchen and day room, conference room, and offices for the Fire Chief, Assistant Chief and Secretary. The project is being funded through grants by the Golden Leaf Foundation and USDA. The project is expected to be completed in the Fall of 2020.

Greene County Wellness Center Ribbon Cutting

Man cutting ribbon at opening of Greene county wellness center

On October 3, Greene County Commissioners, local dignitaries and Farrior & Sons celebrated the opening of the new $2.7 million, 27,200 SF Greene County Wellness Center. The new building is located at 84 North Perry Rd., Snow Hill, NC. The building structure is a combination of pre-engineered metal building and conventional steel. The exterior consists of natural stone, hardi-board siding and metal panels. The roof is constructed with metal panels.

The interior of the building consists of a large multi-purpose gym consisting of a basketball/volleyball court and stage for numerous types of community events. Also, an indoor batting cage, large exercise room, class rooms, concessions area, men’s and women’s locker/shower rooms, administration offices as well as a large meeting room. The building will also be used as a disaster relief shelter for Greene County.

Employees Honored at Safety & Service Awards Banquet

Farrior & Sons Awarded the TriSure Safety Award

Farrior & Sons, Inc. honored employees on January 31, 2019, at the Farmville Country Club for their achievements in safety and years of service in 2018.

President, Bill Farrior, Jr. opened the festivities with comments on this special occasion and the company’s outstanding safety record. Bill Farrior, Sr. made a notable speech appreciating the company’s ambitious origins almost 60 years ago and was optimistic for what endeavors lie ahead.

Farrior & Sons has now operated for more than 15 years without a lost time accident. “We are very pleased with all of our employees, especially with everyone’s commitment to safety”, Farrior remarked.

The speaker for the evening was Mr. Larry Weaver, a comedian with a group called Trusted Speakers. Mr. Weaver treated the audience to humorous and wholesome entertainment while also highlighting the importance of maintaining a safety culture.

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Farrior & Sons Awarded the TriSure “Safety Award”

Farrior & Sons Awarded the TriSure Safety Award

Farrior & Sons, Inc. was recently awarded the TriSure “Safety Award” presented by John Cramer, CEO of TriSure Corporation. Farrior & Sons' ended their fiscal year by achieving 15 years, and 1,070,850 work hours, without a lost-time accident. This accomplishment could not have been attained without the tremendous amount of time and resources put forth by our Safety Committee.

Bill Farrior, Jr. stated, “Safety is a value that we place on each employee and customer. This award represents the hard work and diligence that has been implemented throughout every facet of our business. We, at Farrior & Sons, are very fortunate to have reached the goal of becoming an accident-free company.”

“It is evident that Farrior & Sons places priority on their commitment to safety and their employees,” said John Cramer, “Fifteen consecutive years of no lost-time incidents is virtually unheard of in the construction industry. We commend them for reaching their goal and their dedication to execute safe work practices.”