Surry County Newswire

Surry County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Surry County, VA.

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  1. Surry on National RegisterRead the original story

    Yesterday | Smithfield Times

    ... The national listing follows the town's listing in the Virginia Landmarks Register in September. The Surry County Courthouse complex was put on the National Register in the 1980s. The designation is expected to add luster to tourism in the ...

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  2. Airport land to anchor new conservation areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... unanimously approved Dominion Virginia Energy's plans to build a high voltage line across the James River, from Surry County to James City County near Skiffes Creek. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission unanimously approved Dominion Virginia ...

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  3. Isle of Wight Co. deputies searching for man wanted in connection to two armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Deputies in Isle of Wight are trying to track down a man who they say has robbed two stores at gunpoint, one in Isle of Wight and the other in Surry County. According to the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office, Carpenter robbed the Zuni Mini Mart on Sept.

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  4. Monday's regional sports roundup: William and Mary's Connor ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... at the University of Maine. Jasmyn Pierce had 15 points and eight assists and Bre'cha Byrd scored 13 to lead Surry County to a 54-37 win at Brunswick County. The Cougars (1-1) outscored the hosts 21-7 in the third quarter. ... Haley Hyndshaw scored ...

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  5. New book by William and Mary grad offers history lesson through food storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... and Delp Mitchell, both of whom were hanged for poisoning their owners. She was fascinated by the story of a Surry County cook who died at age 50 from a hemorrhage in her womb - not related to childbirth, but to a lifetime of hard labor in the heat ...

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  6. Surry County Sheriff's Office seeks information after shots firedRead the original story

    Friday Nov 24 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... involved with the incident. The investigation is ongoing and if you have any information that can help call the Surry County Sheriff's Office at 757-294-5264.

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  7. Officers investigating a shots fireda at gas stations in SurryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... after 1 a.m. and found multiple shell casings in the parking lot of a Quick Stop gas station, according to the Surry County Sheriff's Office. Investigators believe a blue minivan recovered with multiple gunshots at a 7-Eleven in Surry is involved ...

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  8. Edwards: Surry plant still not a certaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Smithfield Times

    By Diana McFarland Managing editor Whether or not S. Wallace Edwards and Sons rebuilds in Surry County depends on several, and as yet unresolved, issues.

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  9. Send a letter to SantaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 22 | Smithfield Times

    Do your children or grandchildren want to write a personal letter to Santa Claus? Isle of Wight and Surry county children wanting to send their Christmas wishes to Santa this year can do so via The Smithfield Times.

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  10. Surry County upgrades 911 emergency equipment -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    The Surry County Board of Commissioners will hold its next meeting Monday at Mount Airy Middle School at 6 p.m. The satellite meeting will give city residents a nearby opportunity to see officials in action. Perhaps the next meeting will hold more in store than the last where commissioners took care of some busy work.

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  11. Surry County upgrades 911 emergency equipment -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Mt. Airy News

    The Surry County Board of Commissioners will hold its next meeting Monday at Mount Airy Middle School at 6 p.m. The satellite meeting will give city residents a nearby opportunity to see officials in action.

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  12. Dominion wants to keep Va. nuclear plants online until 2060 newRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Dominion Virginia Power parent company Dominion Energy Inc. plans to file for a license renewal for its two-unit North Anna Power Station in Louisa County in 2020, and for a license renewal for its two Surry Power Station units in Surry County in 2019. If approved by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the renewals would keep Dominion's two Lake Anna plants online through 2058 and 2060, and its Surry plants online until 2052 and 2053.

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  13. Brewer, Jefferson winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Smithfield Times

    ... And again, unsurprisingly, the Democratic candidates for state-wide seats won the majority of the votes in Surry County, at 55 percent for Northam, and 54 percent for Fairfax and Herring as of 9 p.m. with five out of six precincts reporting. ...

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  14. Dominion to start on James River crossing for Skiffes Creek power lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Energy says it will begin limited construction to bring a new high-voltage line across the James River from Surry County to Skiffes Creek, now that it has paid for some $90 million in mitigation work the Corps of Engineers required as a condition to ...

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  15. State, local elections TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Smithfield Times

    Virginia residents are going to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 7 to elect a new governor, lt.

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  16. Number of extension agents far fewer and still decliningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Smithfield Times

    By Diana McFarland Managing editor Surry County lost its longtime cooperative extension agent in January and Isle of Wight lost its full-time agent by mid-year.

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  17. Student explore careers at hospital -Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Mt. Airy News

    ... simulator dummies as they rotated through 13 hands-on stations on the third floor of Northern Hospital of Surry County. "The hands-on interactive approach offers more opportunities for students to explore possibilities," said Tina Beasley, NHSC ...

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  18. Bacons Castle to Debut Signature Wine Produced by Hampton Roads WineryRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... , and a bonfire at dusk. There will also be special Rebellion Tours taking place inside the main house and the Surry County Bookmobile will be providing children's crafts and activities. Traditional Guy Fawkes food, including baked potatoes and a ...

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  19. Federal court declines to halt Dominion power line across James RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... to grant a permit for Dominion Energy to build a high-voltage transmission line across the James River between Surry County and Skiffes Creek in James City... The National Trust for Historic Preservation and Preservation Virginia are suing the Army ...

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  20. Police looking for a suspect in Surry County armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    SURRY Co. Va., - The Surry County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect in an armed robbery that happen at a Qwik Stop on Oct. 4. The man who is 5'8", 175 pounds, entered the store and pulled a sawed-off bolt action rifle on the clerk at the convenient store.

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