Local News

Outreach effort underway to aid area resident

July 21, 2016
LAWRENCEVILLE – Abbe Thomas organized an effort to collect headwear for Katy Daniel, who was seriously injured while putting up a fence for her horse on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2016. Thomas is asking the community to show support by...
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New Jarratt Council members eager to start

July 20, 2016
When Jarratt’s City Council gets together for its next meeting, there will be four new faces at the table. This past May’s election brought M.B. Rideout, Roderic Tuell, Omar Smith, and returning Councilman Cecil McCoy to the body, and saw...
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Surry County High Student Competes at FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta

July 14, 2016
Dendron, Virginia, July 11, 2016—More than 9,380 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to the Peach State to CONNECT with top future business leaders and showcase their talents as they competed for the opportunity to win more...
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Wyatt ends 50-year teaching odyssey

July 13, 2016
Thelma Wyatt has been living her dream for 50 years. Last month, that dream, the dream of being a teacher, came to an end with Wyatt’s retirement from Sussex II Prison in Waverly, but as she heads into the second...
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Sussex Sheriff’s Department Headlining Watch program

July 13, 2016
The Neighborhood Watch Organization will be holding an interesting and informative meeting this month at the Jarratt Fire Department. A short program will be presented by Cpl. Eric Johnson of the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office on community awareness/alertness on July...
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Surry Supervisors work through busy Thursday agenda

July 13, 2016
The board approved consent items, voted on resolutions and received updates ongoing projects throughout the county. The board also set dates for upcoming public hearings. The board tabled one item, a request from the school board to carryover funds from...
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