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Surry County basketball teams one step closer to state titles

February 21, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 21, 2019 | 5:22 p.m. SURRY -Double wins at Tuesday night’s Regional tournament at Surry County High School put both boys and girls basketball teams one step closer to their ultimate goal – double-crowns...
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Dendron pastor, community icon Jones honored by Surry supervisors

February 21, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 21, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - A very spry Mr. Lawrence Jones, 96, was recognized by the Surry County Board of Supervisors at their Feb. 7 for his many years of good work in...
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General Assembly Bans Holding Cellphones While Driving

February 19, 2019
By: Andrew Gionfriddo, Capital News Service | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: February 19, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - Earlier this month, The Virginia Senate and House of Delegates each passed bills prohibiting motorists from touching their cell phones while driving. The Senate approved SB...
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Longtime Surry planning director Russell honored as she departs for Newport News

February 17, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 15, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Rhonda L. Russell was recognized as “a passionate and dedicated public servant” at the Feb. 7 meeting of the Surry County Board of Supervisors.  Russell, who had...
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Wakefield man struck, killed by drunk driver; community gathers for prayer vigil

February 15, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 15, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - Driving while intoxicated was the apparent cause of the death of a Wakefield man who was struck by a vehicle while walking down East Main Street last week....
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Surry taps Jonathan Lynn as new county administrator

February 13, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 13, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Following a lengthy and rigorous search, Jonathan H. Lynn was named new Administrator of Surry County, at the Feb. 7 meeting of the board of supervisors. In remarks...
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