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Pepper is a very lively husky-mix lady.  She loves everybody and everything-running outside, playing with squeaky toys – she’s just a lot of fun.  Pepper is great on a leash and learns new things quickly – especially if there are treats involved.  She would make a perfect companion for a sin…

Meet Chance!  This Staffordshire Terrier is just a big ole Teddy Bear!  At three years old, he weighs in at 56 pounds, and is neutered and up to date on all shots.  He loves to run outside and play ball or just roll in the grass in the sun!  He’s great on a leash, but he is very strong.  Cha…

The Virginia Cooperative Extension is hosting the first Mid-Atlantic Urban Agricultural Summit, formerly the Virginia Agriculture Summit, virtually from Tuesday October 12, 2021 – Thursday, October 14, 2021. The summit welcomes urban farmers, gardeners, policymakers, government officials, fo…

Lady Bug is about two years old, and at 25 pounds, she really is just a sweet little girl. She’s pretty laid back – even a little shy at first.  But she is very smart and will warm up to you as soon as she knows you.  She loves to be outside, and can be lively if you want her to, but at the …

The Sussex Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for The Claremont Candle Company on Friday Sept. 17, 2021 at their new location on West Main Street in downtown Waverly. Pictured from left to right: Owners Eric Olgers and Jenifer Helton, Sussex Chamber President Jesse Hellyer, Waverly Ma…

On Thursday, Governor Ralph Northam announced that all of Virginia’s 132 school divisions are now open for full-time, in-person learning. The announcement comes as First Lady Pamela Northam concludes her annual Back to School Tour, during which she has visited 28 schools, 26 school divisions…

Isn’t Lucy a beauty?  Lucy is two years old, and quite popular around the shelter.  She is an extremely loving little girl with humans, loves stuffed animals, and at 45 pounds this loving lady is just the right size for the cuddling she loves.  She is very calm, would be happy to hang out wi…

OSCAR is an adorable six month old ball of love.  This 26 pound Staffordshire terrier is sweet and energetic and loves to play with both dogs and cats! He loves to play ball and go for walks, but also will happily sit at your side for hours just for a loving pat or a kiss.  Oscar is crate an…