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Working to make a dream of a better life for children come true

June 18, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 18, 2018 | 12:45 p.m. SURRY - Tige Charity, Founder and Executive Director of non-profit organization KIDS IN THE SPOTLIGHT in Burbank, California, will be in the area next week to sign her new book...
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‘We Can’ theme of Surry Pre-Kindergarten Graduation

June 14, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 14, 2018 | 5:03 p.m. SURRY - Forty-eight Surry Elementary School pre-kinderten students participated in their “Crossin Over” Ceremony on June 6, 2018 with the theme “We Can.”   Based on the schoolwide theme “Schooltopia,”...
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Rare opportunity for some genealogical “digging” at Bacon’s Castle

June 11, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 11, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SURRY - On June 23, genealogists from the Library of Virginia will be at Bacon’s Castle from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Descendants Day.  All day, descendants, family, friends...
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Historic swearing-in at Sussex County Courthouse

June 8, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 8, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SUSSEX - Last week, a soon-to-be new mayor and five new town council members-elect for the town of Waverly were sworn in at the Sussex County Courthouse in preparation for...
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Career Education Fair June 12 offers new hope – and help – for local citizens

June 6, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 6, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SUSSEX - Robert Hamlin, Director of Special Projects for the Community Coalition of Sussex VA, is passionate about the upcoming Career Education Fair the group is sponsoring on June 12....
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Area bank manager coaches prevention of elderly financial abuse

June 4, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 4, 2018 | 3:40 p.m. STONY CREEK - On May 15, Rhonda Hannuksela,  Branch Manager of the Bank of Southside VA in Stony Creek, shared a story as part of a local Neighborhood Watch program...
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