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Ag and Forestry Secretary coming for local Diversified Land Use Summit

April 12, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 12, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. VIRGINIA - Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina Ring is coming to Surry County on April 25 to moderate and offer input at a “Diversified Land Use” summit...
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DUI simulation a ‘wake-up call’ for area students

April 10, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 10, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Surry County High School students learned just how difficult – and dangerous – trying to drive while intoxicated can be on March 25 when  the Virginia State...
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Sussex ‘dodged bullet’ as nearby regional jail faces struggles

April 8, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 8, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - According to a statement by Sussex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Susan Seward, recent reports of troubling inmate welfare situations as well as financial issues with the...
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‘Hands-on, minds on’ key for Surry County Schools

April 5, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 5, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Kids having fun while learning?  What a concept!  But according to Surry County Schools Assistant Superintendent Dr. Serbrenia Sims it’s one of the cornerstones of their success.  “Our...
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Manslaughter charges placed on suspect who crashed into vehicle while fleeing police, killing a child

April 3, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: April 3, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. SUSSEX - A Petersburg man has been charged with manslaughter after he crashed into a car while trying to flee from pursuing law enforcement, killing a five-year old child inside and...
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2019 ‘B.A.S.H.’ event promises fun for all as Wakefield Ruritans celebrate 90th anniversary

April 3, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 3, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. WAKEFIELD - Last year, a traditional Wakefield rite of spring underwent a rejuvenation when the Ruritan Club’s Shad Planking became The B.A.S.H..  (Barbecue and Shad Homecoming.)  The result was a...
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