Local News

Sussex Board set to raise salaries, cover health insurance

April 28, 2017
By Roger Bell, Editor SUSSEX - “It’s Christmas around here.” Sussex County Board Chairwoman Susan Seward said these words in the wake of a decision by the County Board of Supervisors to reverse course on health insurance for County employees...
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Surry’s proposed budget tackles service funding in face of flat revenue projections

April 25, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor SURRY - The results of months of analysis and discussion by supervisors and county officials was presented to residents and the community at large Thursday evening as everyone got their first look at County Administrator...
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Waverly mayor Mason retains Morrissey as attorney in election fraud case

April 12, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor WAVERLY - "I'm innocent." Those were the only words uttered by Waverly mayor Walter Mason following his first appearance in Sussex Circuit Court Wednesday morning after being charged with 12 counts of election fraud. Wednesday's...
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Sussex teenager killed in weekend two-vehicle crash

April 3, 2017
By: Michael Campbell, News Editor SUSSEX - A community and family are in mourning after a deadly crash along U.S. Route 301 claimed the life of a Sussex teenager and left another individual fighting for their life. According to Virginia...
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Surry fails to receive key broadband grant funding from state

March 29, 2017
By Michael Campbell, News Editor March 29, 2017 | 1:50 p.m. SURRY - After months of waiting for a decision from the Commonwealth, it's been revealed that Surry County and its contracted broadband internet provider will not be receiving grant...
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Former Surry deputy joins ranks of Virginia State Police

March 22, 2017
By Michael Campbell News Editor SURRY - This week, nearly 50 new Virginia State Police troopers reported to their respective Division Headquarters to begin the final phase of their training, with a local man and former Surry County Sheriff’s Office...
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