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Sussex County meals tax to be decided in November Election

October 16, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 16, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - Earlier this year, the Sussex County Board of Supervisors debated for several months the advisability of adding a “meals tax” to any prepared food sold in the county....
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High temps, low water levels sees burn ban implemented

October 14, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 14, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Surry County last week joined a number of other state localities that have issued immediate open air burn bans, according to county emergency services coordinator Ray Phelps....
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The Waverly GreenMachine rides again

September 23, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 23, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. WAVERLY - Jason and Rhonda Flowers are proud of the town of Waverly and the three capable, successful children they’ve raised there. Now they are on a mission to help...
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Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia prepares for annual fall Pow Wow

September 20, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 20, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - As the Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia prepares to hold their annual fall powwow on September 21 - 22 to celebrate the history and culture of the...
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Rise in state tourism dollars reflected in increased Surry County tax revenue

September 17, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 17, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Tourism revenue for the state of Virginia increased in 2018 to a staggering 26 billion dollars, supported 235,000 work opportunities for Virginia communities and contributed $1.8 billion...
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IN PICTURES: Sussex hosts National Night Out events for community

August 22, 2019
By: Staff Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: August 20, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - For many people, a weekday evening sees them kicking off their shoes and preparing for an evening inside, but that was not the case last Tuesday as dozens...
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