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Local firefighter shares experience for ferry emergency training

August 18, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 18, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - As part of a program specially set up by Dennis Holmes, a Dendron firefighter and EMT who also is with the Surry Volunteer Rescue Squad, local fire and...
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Waverly High School Class of 1969 enjoys 50th reunion

August 16, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 16, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - Fifteen members of the Waverly High School Class of 1969 recently celebrated the 50th Anniversary of their Graduation at The Back Porch & Grille in Franklin, and,...
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Surry Schools’ leader Dr. Michael Thornton set to retire at year’s end

August 14, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 14, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. SURRY - Following a decorated career in education, Surry County Public Schools' leader Dr. Michael Thornton is preparing for the next stage of his life as he slated to retire...
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Smith’s Fort Plantation – just one of Surry County’s Treasures

August 13, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 13, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Governor Ralph Northam recently announced that last year Virginia’s tourism industry generated $26 billion in visitor spending, supported 234,000 jobs for Virginia communities and provided $1.8 billion in state...
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Driver in deadly pursuit to return to court in September

August 11, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: August 11, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. Dinwiddie pursuit ends in Sussex, killing girl, 5 DINWIDDIE – The driver who led state troopers on a high-speed chase in Dinwiddie that eventually ended in a neighboring community and...
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Sussex’s Three Brothers Distillery to quadruple production

August 9, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: August 9, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - With investments in the Commonwealth’s beer, wine, and spirits industry, Virginia is quickly becoming known for the high quality products being produced across the state and, for one of...
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