Sallie B. Howard High School Groundbreaking

Farrior & Sons at the ground breaking for the new Sallie B. Howard High School

On November 15th, 2018, Farrior & Sons, along with Dunn & Dalton Architects, joined the Sallie B. Howard Youth Enrichment Program Board of Directors in the ground breaking for the new Sallie B. Howard High School for the Arts and Science. The new high school will be a 26,600 square foot addition behind their current school and will include a new band room, dance rooms, drama room, science rooms, classrooms and office. Along with the new addition, renovations will be made to the current classrooms and gymnasium to create a large art space for the high school.

The building's construction consists of load bearing CMU masonry and wood trusses with a metal roof. The veneer will consist of brick, metal composite wall system, and aluminum storefront and windows. Construction of the new facility is expected to take ten months to complete. The new high school is expected to be completed in fall of 2019.

Greene Co. Health & Wellness Center Groundbreaking

Greene County Health and Wellness Center Groundbreaking

On May 24, Farrior & Sons along with Greene County officials celebrated the groundbreaking for the Greene County Health and Wellness Center at its future location within the 86-acre Greene County Recreational Complex on Kingold Blvd. Many local residents showed their support by attending the ceremony.

Farrior & Sons was awarded to be the General Contractor for the highly anticipated multi-purpose wellness center in Snow Hill, NC. The $2.6 million project will feature a 27,000 square-foot facility that will include a basketball court/gymnasium, exercise and equipment room, elevated stage, multi-purpose classrooms, and locker rooms. As an added benefit, Architect, David Patrick Moses designed the building to serve as a disaster shelter for the area as well. Construction is anticipated to be finished within a year.

Farrior & Sons is very excited to be a part of what will be an amazing contribution to the local community.

Farrior & Sons Awarded at NCDOL Safety Banquet

Bill Farrior, Jr., Mike Folen, Brett Davenport, and Scott Fussell accepting the award from NCDOL Commissioner of Labor, Cherie Berry.

The NCDOL Annual Safety Banquet, hosted by the Greenville-Pitt Chamber of Commerce, was held at the Rock Springs Center on April 19, 2018. This year, Farrior & Sons was pleased to accept a certificate of special recognition for the achieving One Million Hours worked without a lost-time accident. Farrior & Sons was also recognized by the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) for their safety record by receiving a Gold Award for the 10th consecutive year.

For more than 14 years, Farrior & Sons, Inc. has worked without a lost-time accident. Bill Farrior, Jr., Mike Folen, Brett Davenport, and Scott Fussell represented Farrior & Sons at the annual event and accepted the award from NCDOL Commissioner of Labor, Cherie Berry.

Chicod Elementary School Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

Chicod Elementary School Classroom

On February 22, 2018, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held by Pitt County Schools Superintendent, Ethan Linker. School board members, educators, students and elected officials celebrated the opening of the new, state-of-the-art Phase II K-8 Building on the Chicod School campus located on Highway 43 in Greenville. As the general contractor, Farrior & Sons, Inc. was able to complete the project on budget and five months ahead of schedule. The architect for this addition was Hite Associates.

The expansion included a 12-classroom wing, media center, gym with locker rooms and an Administrative Suite. The football field and parking lot were also relocated. The expansion totaled 61,000 square feet. It is a feeling of accomplishment for Farrior & Sons to be part of efforts to make a community better for its youth through modern facilities. Principal Mike Pollard commented that students will now be able to access necessary technology, which will better prepare them for life in the 21st century.

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.