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Surry Supervisors Ernest Blount (right) and Judy Lyttle conduct business during the Board of Supervisors meeting

Surry Supervisors Approve $50.6 Million Budget; No Tax Increases For Next Fiscal Year

Michael Campbell May 21, 2015 0

SURRY COUNTY, VIRGINIA – The Surry Board of Supervisors passed its $50.6 million budget for the upcoming year and while it included salary increases for county employees, the plan requires no tax increases. However, local

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Surry Commonwealth’s Attorney Convicted of DWI, Loses Driver’s License for One Year

Michael Campbell May 18, 2015 Comments Off

SURRY COUNTY, VA – After three continuances following Surry County Commonwealth’s Attorney Gerald Poindexter’s arrest for allegedly driving while intoxicated and operating a vehicle without a license in November of 2014, Poindexter was convicted

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Too Early to Announce Who Will Be Moving Into Kmart’s Old Space, Says Developers

Michael Campbell May 18, 2015 Comments Off

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VIRGINIA – The final transactions for a department store that has been part of the Southpark Mall shopping corridor for decades have already rang through, marking the end of Kmart’s time in

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Legendary Blues Artist B.B. King Passes Away At 89

Michael Campbell May 15, 2015 Comments Off

VIRGINIA – A sad day for music lovers young and old as legendary blues artist and guitarist B.B. King passed away in his sleep at 89. Born Riley B. King in September of 1925,

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Amtrak Train’s Speed Clocked At 106 MPH Moments Before Fatal Philly Derailment

Michael Campbell May 13, 2015 Comments Off

PHILADELPHIA, PA. – During a press conference in front of media Wednesday, officials from the National Transportation Safety Board said that a Amtrak passenger train that derailed just outside of Philadelphia late Tuesday night

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(From left to right) Sussex Board Chairman Eric Fly, Vice Chair Robert Hamlin, Charlie Caple and A.G. Futrell

In Full: Fiscal Year 2016 Budget for Sussex County

Michael Campbell May 12, 2015 Comments Off

SUSSEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA – With less than two months left in the current fiscal year, county leaders are spending time in work sessions and public hearings as they build their county-wide budgets, which have

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ROAD WORK AHEAD: VDOT Gearing Up for Repaving Projects Around Sussex, Surry

Michael Campbell May 11, 2015 Comments Off

VIRGINIA – While the bitter cold weather and snowy conditions are quickly becoming a distant memory, the scars of the harsh winter are still very much visible on some area roads as potholes and

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Area Grocery Store Martin’s Honored As 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year

Michael Campbell May 4, 2015 Comments Off

VIRGINIA – Shoppers in the Richmond & Tri-Cities should feel good picking up groceries from one area grocery chain after it was named the 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by a leading industry

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Six Baltimore PD Officers Charged In Connection with Death of Freddie Gray

Michael Campbell May 1, 2015 Comments Off

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – Days after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a black man who died while in police custody, which sparked several days of protests and clashes between protesters, Baltimore City State Attorney Marilyn

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State Police Investigating Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Greensville County

Michael Campbell April 30, 2015 Comments Off

GREENSVILLE COUNTY, VA. The Virginia State Police continues to investigate the circumstances that led to the fatal shooting of a man by law enforcement Wednesday evening. According to VSP Spokesperson Corrine Geller, State Police

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