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Advocates rally for prison reform bills at State Capitol

January 20, 2020
By: Hannah Eason and Maia Stanley | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: January 20, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. RICHMOND — Activists, family members and supporters rallied Saturday at the Bell Tower in Capitol Square to support recently filed prison reform bills in the...
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Sale of SRMC, two other Va. hospitals to Bon Secours complete

January 18, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 18, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. VIRGINIA – Southside Regional Medical Center and two other hospitals in Southside Virginia are now formally a part of the Bon Secours Mercy Health system as the sale...
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Supervisors direct Sussex Administrator Jones to submit resignation

January 17, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: January 17, 2020 | 10:17 a.m. SUSSEX - The first meeting of the county board of supervisors in 2020 saw leaders direct Sussex County Administrator Vandy Jones to submit his resignation from the county's...
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Sussex DSS relies on kindness to help many make it through winter

January 16, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 16, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - The needs are great in Sussex County among people who are hungry or struggling to stay warm, according to Bertha Judge, Director of Sussex County DSS, and...
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Gov. declares state of emergency, citing ‘threats of violence’ at planned rallies at Capitol

January 15, 2020
By: Staff Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: January 15, 2020 | 4:38 p.m. Order places ban on firearms, other weapons on capitol grounds starting Friday VIRGINIA - Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency Wednesday ahead of planned demonstrations Monday in...
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Locals suggest naming Surry Schools’ Dr. Serbrenia Sims as new superintendent

January 14, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 14, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. As the next step in the Surry County School Board’s search for a new superintendent of schools, announced on Oct. 28, a public hearing regarding qualifications desired by the...
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