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Virginia State Trooper Injured in Route 460 Crash

Michael Campbell November 21, 2014 Comments Off

SUSSEX – A Virginia State Police trooper was left with non-life threatening injuries after being involved in a crash on U.S. Route 460 in Sussex County near the county line with Prince George County.

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The Surry County Board of Supervisors accepted a new logo for the county this month. The logo will be used for marketing and branding.

Surry adopts new logo

Don Koralewski November 5, 2014 Comments Off

Surry has a new image to use in its marketing, development and tourism efforts. Accepted by the Surry County Board of Supervisors earlier this month, the new logo was developed in consultation with county

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Check Awarded to Feed Our Future Backpack Program.

5K Health Awareness Run/Walk

Don Koralewski November 5, 2014 Comments Off

By Karmen Harrison | Correspondent Sorority. When one thinks of the word, they may just think of a group of college girls formed for social status. While that may be the case, make no mis-take;

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Sheriff seeks data terminals

Sheriff seeks data terminals

Don Koralewski November 5, 2014 Comments Off

“We’re really behind the times as far as equipment is concerned,” said Sussex County Sheriff’s Captain Ernest Giles, during a Board of Supervisors Budget meeting last week. “We’re gambling with people’s lives,” he said.

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Road  re-route requested

Road re-route requested

Don Koralewski November 5, 2014 Comments Off

  Iluka Resources sought and secured a letter of support from Sussex Supervisors for the purpose of relocating a portion of Walkers Mill Road near Stony Creek. The company requested the letter to present

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Carpenter Museum readies for Peanut Harvest Festival

Carpenter Museum readies for Peanut Harvest Festival

Don Koralewski October 30, 2014 Comments Off

The whole family will enjoy a beautiful fall day at the Miles B. Carpenter Museum during its Peanut Harvest Fall Festival on Saturday, November 1 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  There will be food, history,

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Supervisors seek towns’ input about old schools

Supervisors seek towns’ input about old schools

Don Koralewski October 30, 2014 Comments Off

Towns in Sussex County have expressed some interest in acquiring three elementary schools abandoned by the Sussex County Public School Division. During last week’s Sussex County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board received an

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Solar power gets the green light in Surry

Solar power gets the green light in Surry

Don Koralewski October 22, 2014 Comments Off

During a public hearing with regard to a request to rezone agricultural property for use as a solar panel farm, a host of Surry County residents — and, solar energy supporters from Norfolk and

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Dendron turns water system over to County

Dendron turns water system over to County

Don Koralewski October 22, 2014 Comments Off

The Town of Dendron and Sussex County are in the process of becoming partners in the delivery and handling of water to residents in the town. Town and county officials have been working on

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Supervisor pitches for Rt. 460 through Surry

Supervisor pitches for Rt. 460 through Surry

Don Koralewski October 22, 2014 Comments Off

Throughout affected communities along Route 460, there may be some concern, trepidation and even anger with regard to the proposed Route 460 Corridor Improvement Project. But in Surry County, at least one voice says,

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