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Medicaid expansion topic of Town Hall

Medicaid expansion topic of Town Hall

Don Koralewski August 13, 2014 Comments Off

By Don Koralewski | Sussex-Surry Dispatch In advance of a special session of the Virginia General Assembly to be held in September, Sen. Louise Lucas, District 18, hosted a town hall meeting in Emporia on

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Wakefield water gets green light

Wakefield water gets green light

Don Koralewski August 13, 2014 Comments Off

Staff Report A boil water alert, which had been issued by the Wakefield Water Department at the instruction of the Virginia Department of Health has been lifted. According to Wakefield Mayor C. Winston Britt

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Battle of the Crater remembered at National Battlefield

Battle of the Crater remembered at National Battlefield

Don Koralewski August 13, 2014 Comments Off

By Brittany Myrick | Correspondent On Thursday, July 30th at 5:30 a.m., approximately 175 people gathered with period flags, cameras and coffee on the 150th anniversary of Petersburg’s most notorious battle, the Battle of the

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Ministry and the great outdoors featured

Ministry and the great outdoors featured

Don Koralewski August 13, 2014 Comments Off

Staff Report If you’ve got an interest in the great outdoors and are keen on fellowship and the message, Rocky Hock UMC Mens’ Ministry has lined up an exciting afternoon at Airfield 4-H Center

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Claremont town council draws record attendance

Claremont town council draws record attendance

Don Koralewski August 13, 2014 Comments Off

By Felicia Bailey | Correspondent Since, July 1, 2014, when the newly elected Claremont Town Council members took their seat, there have been several emergency meetings to organize town operations. Including this past week’s regular

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Generations of Scipio Brown’s family celebrate 210 years of freedom

Generations of Scipio Brown’s family celebrate 210 years of freedom

Don Koralewski August 13, 2014 Comments Off

By Don Koralewski | Sussex-Surry Dispatch About 100 descendants of a man freed from slavery in Surry County in 1804 gathered at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Smithfield over the weekend to celebrate his

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Bailey bound for Hampton University

Bailey bound for Hampton University

Don Koralewski August 13, 2014 Comments Off

Don Koralewski | Sussex-Surry Dispatch Published in the Aug. 6, 2014 print edition of the Sussex-Surry Dispatch Surry County football, basketball and academic standout Derrick Bailey Jr. is well on his way into the next

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Surry woman died in custody not in hospital

Surry woman died in custody not in hospital

Don Koralewski August 13, 2014 Comments Off

Don Koralewski | Sussex-Surry Dispatch Published in the Aug. 6, 2014 print edition of the Sussex-Surry Dispatch A report published in last week’s edition of the Sussex-Surry Dispatch was in error in stating that a

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Maryland double murder suspect arrested

Maryland double murder suspect arrested

Don Koralewski August 13, 2014 Comments Off

By Don Koralewski | Sussex-Surry Dispatch Published in the Aug. 6, 2014 print edition of the Sussex-Surry Dispatch A Maryland man wanted in connection for a double murder in Oxon Hill, Md., was arrested Saturday

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Surry County Circuit Courthouse

Ronnie Wells Sentenced to Four Years In Prison

Michael Campbell July 22, 2014 Comments Off

SURRY – Emotions were high in Surry County Circuit Court Tuesday morning as the family of 2012 fatal shooting victim Tyquan Johnson made their way inside to hear what sentence would be imposed on

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