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Guilty plea given in stabbing of pastor and wife in Sussex Court

July 6, 2016
A former high school wrestling champion pleaded guilty on June 7 to stabbing a Sussex County pastor and his wife, a crime that left the community outraged. The elderly pastor and his wife opened not only their hearts but also...
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Local students get capital trip

July 4, 2016
Two local students enjoyed an expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. June 12-16 as part of the 52nd Annual National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s (NRECA) Youth Tour. Taylor Jarratt and Madeline Chase joined 1,700 other students from across the nation who...
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Sussex Sheriff’s Office joining Project Lifesaver

July 3, 2016
Sussex County, VA, June 23, 2016 –—Sussex Sheriff Office announced today that they are bringing the Project Lifesaver program to Sussex County. Designed to track and rescue those with cognitive conditions who tend to wander, this service answers a critical...
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Sussex Board of Supervisors issues resolution honoring Walter T. Gay

July 2, 2016
The Sussex County Board of Supervisors took time earlier this month to honor a pioneering public servant during a ceremony with his two sons. The Board issued the following proclamation honoring Walter Gay during the ceremony: Sussex County Board of...
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Tax increase is included in budget passed by Supervisors last week

June 30, 2016
The Sussex Board of Supervisors approved the proposed budget $21,675,558 with one amendment removing $1,049 Monday night. The 5-0 vote passed the proposed budget before the June 30 deadline with an amendment recalling a line item at Vice Chair Susan...
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Gay’s memory honored by Board

June 26, 2016
The Sussex Board of Supervisors recognized the late Walter T. Gay, Sr. Thursday night with the presentation of certificates to Gay’s twin memorializing resolutions enacted by the county board. Walter T. Gay, Sr. was a public servant in Sussex County...
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