A new trucking facility in Surry County will be accompanied by the creation of about 100 jobs, officials say.

Bottomley Enterprises co-hosted a ribbon cutting/open house Thursday at its recently constructed trucking terminal and corporate office, located at 452 Oak Grove Church Road west of Mount Airy near Interstate 77.

Also hosting that event was the Surry County Economic Development Partnership, with state and local elected officials attending in addition to company representatives who offered tours of the facility as part of the occasion.

Todd Tucker, president of the economic-development group, said Friday that the Bottomley operation previously had a trucking presence in Alleghany County and its leadership decided to locate one next door in Surry.

“They expanded here — the Bottomley Family

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