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Waverly extends warm welcome to new area investor

May 4, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 4, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. WAVERLY - Connecticut entrepreneur Brian Morrison announced last week that he has purchased several buildings on four acres of West Main Street in Waverly and though there are “still hoops...
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Tax rates remain unchanged in Surry budget proposal

May 2, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 2, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. The proposed 2020 budget for Surry County will include no tax increase, according to county administrator Jonathan Lynn. “This coming year we will not incur any additional debt,” Lynn...
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Sussex County meals tax now in the hands of local voters

April 30, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 30, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. Measure will be featured on election ballot this November SUSSEX - The Sussex County Board of Supervisors voted 4-2 at their April 18 meeting to approve language for the ballot in the...
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Dispose of unused medications at this weekend’s ‘Drug Take-Back Day’

April 24, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: April 24, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. Surry & Sussex among communities hosting take-back sites across Southern Va. Saturday VIRGINIA - For most, the growing number of orange-tinted prescription bottles and various over-the-counter medications that fill our cabinets...
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Tornadoes touch down in Sussex, PG during Good Friday storms

April 22, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: April 22, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. No injuries reported locally following severe storms VIRGINIA - The beginning of the Easter holiday weekend got off to a rough and dangerous start for much of Central and South-Central Virginia...
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Surry, Sussex Schools take part in statewide High School Voter Registration Week

April 15, 2019
  By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 15, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. VIRGINIA - April 21–27 officially marks the fourth annual Virginia High School Student Voter Registration Week. The event, according to Governor Ralph Northam's office, is geared to encouraging...
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