Local News

Fears arising from increase in Covid numbers result in related scams

August 12, 2020
Posted: August 12, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. By Terry Harris According to the CDC, as of Sunday there now have been just under half a billion reported cases of COVID-19 in the U.S., and over 162,000 deaths so far due to...
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Travel during COVID-19 pandemic

August 11, 2020
By Terry Harris With the number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the U.S. rapidly approaching 500,000, schools having to make difficult decisions on how safely to educate the nation’s children amidst the pandemic, and what appears to be...
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Sussex County Public Schools Pre-K & K Registration Event

August 10, 2020
Registration for Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten
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Locals instrumental in abating water safety issue

August 10, 2020
By Terry Harris Timely sharing by a local couple of information about a hazardous situation was instrumental in increased local boater safety, as Surry County Chief of Emergency Services Ray Phelps explained last weekend. “Down at Dillard’s Wharf on the...
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Beloved local minister shares thoughts on retirement

August 8, 2020
  By Terry Harris Rev. Ray Rowland was honored on July 19 for 30 years with Surry United Methodist Church in the church’s first service since COVID-19 put an end to public gatherings in March. Reverend Rowland – or Ray,...
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Sussex County Schools’ update on proposal for school opening

August 7, 2020
By Terry Harris At 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sussex County School Superintendent Dr. Arthur L. Jarrett, Jr. sent out the following official update about the tentative proposal to open schools in a full virtually format for the first nine weeks....
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