Ground preparations begin soon for two new Strand Hospitality development projects in North Carolina. The Home2 Suites by Hilton in Belmont, NC is scheduled to break ground in mid-to-late August. Due to this hotel’s unique location and association with Belmont Abbey College, the project will include custom features and upgrades similar to those found at the Hampton Inn Charlotte-Belmont at Montcross, which is under the same ownership.
A little farther north near the intersection of I-77 and I-40 groundbreaking is expected sometime in October for the Fairfield Inn & Suites Statesville, NC. Both properties are projected to open in late 2020.
The N.C. Department of Labor recognized area employers and employees at the agency’s annual safety awards banquet in Gastonia on Tuesday. The awards honor the on-the-job safety achievements of each recipient during 2018.
Phenix Flooring, a Pharr Family Company, hosts first Design Council! Nine selected designers spent three days with the Phenix product development, marketing and leadership teams discussing home, product and consumer trends, listening to industry experts and providing perspective and feedback on in-progress Phenix product designs.
Kathy Ramsey grew up across the street from what is now Floyd and Blackie’s Bakery in Downtown McAdenville. Just like the Cramerton coffee shop, the new bakery will adhere to the same mission statement, a statement which emphasizes God, family, and community.
New Phenix Flooring Inspired by Bridal Dresses at TISE 2019
Since 2006, Phenix Flooring has strived to create only the best residential carpet. The company’s products are known for beauty, durability, and quality. But have you ever wondered where the inspiration behind the company’s designs come from?
It’s our hope that you will come back and enjoy the lights with your friends and family as much as you can and as much as you would like over the next 26 days. once you ride through or walk through the Christmas lights, you are always left with a sense of renewal and hope, and thankful for the wonder of Christmas that has an undeniable power to always lift the human spirit. – Bill Carstarphen, Pharr CEO
A new shopping destination, Belle Boutique, is opening at 109 Main Street in downtown McAdenville, on Saturday, June 2. Belle Boutique joins recent new businesses, including William Henry Salon, McAdenville Table & Market…
The Town of McAdenville and Pharr A Family of Companies, together with The Catawba Land Conservancy, are pleased to announce the creation of a riverfront park and trail network along the South Fork River and downtown McAdenville.
Owners Jim and John Bailey along with both the Montcross Area Chamber of Commerce and the Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of The McAdenville Table & Market on January 16, 2018!
Pharr A Family of Companies participated in Gaston County Schools “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” competition in January where Pharr associates competed with 5th graders to correctly answer trivia questions related to their school subjects.
Sunshine and summertime were in the forefront of guests’ minds last week at the SpringHill Suites in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. as the hotel celebrated its grand opening with a beach themed cocktail reception Tuesday evening.
Make A Difference Day is the most encompassing national day of helping others — a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Make A Difference Day is an annual event that takes place on the fourth Saturday of every October.
Pharr A Family of Companies sponsored the third annual “Let the Good Times Run” gala event to benefit Girls on the Run Gaston County. Proceeds raised help to ensure that nearly 60 percent of girls served by Girls on the Run.
Strand Hospitality Services, a leading provider of hospitality operations, consulting and advisory services, recently announced that it has assumed management of the Hampton Inn-Kinston and the Holiday Inn Express-Kinston.
Interactive Media Stories from the Pharr Family of Brands
Strand Hospitality Management Celebrates 50 Years
Did you know that Strand Hospitality is celebrating 50 years of service this year? Pharr will be helping them celebrate all year long on this big accomplishment. Check out this interview by Glenn Haussman, friend and host of No Vacancy News, with Strand President, John Pharr, and SVP, Andrew Pace on this milestone and what Strand has done to be successful and continue to be successful for years to come!
Mark Clayton and Jason Surratt Discuss Phenix’s Bold New Styling for 2019
Learn about Phenix Flooring’s bold new stylings from 2019 from Mark Clayton, President and Jason Surratt, VP of Design
Pharr Brand Startegy 2018
Learn about the recent evolution of Pharr’s branding in a conversation with Pharr President and CEO Bill Carstarphen.
Pharr Merges with Phenix Flooring
Bill Carstarphen, CEO of Pharr Yarns; Mark Clayton, President of Phenix; and Rich Pattinson, President of Pharr Yarns, discuss the merger between Phenix Carpet and Pharr Yarns.
Pharr Fibers and Yarns Turns 75
A brief history celebrating the 75+ years of Pharr Fibers and Yarns, and goals for future growth.