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Crater Health District to offer vaccines at Surry County High

The Crater Health District will host a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Surry County High School Sept. 30. District staff will be offering the Pfizer-BioNTech ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Surry selected for statewide tourism program

The Virginia Tourism Corporation selected Surry County as one of the 30 localities that will participate in a statewide tourism program known as Drive 2.0. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Surry School Board to vote on LGBT policies tonight

Surry County’s School Board is scheduled to vote this evening on policy changes pertaining to LGBT students. Per state law, school boards have through the ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Northam praises Surry for broadband progress

Gov. Ralph Northam has taken notice of Surry County’s progress in achieving universal broadband access. On Aug. 27, he traveled to the county to attend ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Stephen Faleski.

Surry School Board adopts mask mandate

Surry County’s School Board voted unanimously Aug. 10 to make face masks mandatory for all children and adults during the 2021-2022 school year — even ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

Bacon’s Castle solar farm proposed

Surry County may be getting another solar farm — this one located directly across the street from the 17th century Bacon’s Castle homestead. Pine Gate ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

Federal money earmarked for Surry bike trail

A $715 billion five-year federal infrastructure bill includes $6.3 million for a bicycle path in Surry County. The U.S. House of Representatives voted 221-201 along ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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Surry opposes jail closure

Surry County’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously July 1 to pass a resolution opposing the proposed closure of the Riverside Regional Jail. A state committee ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Surry gun law hearing set for Aug. 7

Surry County has scheduled a public hearing for Aug. 7 on a proposed ordinance that would ban firearms in government buildings, parks and at public ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Claremont water project stalls

On Mancha Avenue in the riverfront town of Claremont in Surry County stands a rusted tower that’s so overgrown with vegetation, motorists may not even ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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