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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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

1 month ago by Stephen Faleski.

Surry adopts 6-cent tax increase

Surry County’s Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 May 20 to adopt its proposed $28.2 million budget, which includes a 6-cent real estate tax increase. The ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Surry’s proposed 6-cent tax increase draws opposition

Four of the five people who spoke during Surry County’s May 13 public hearing on its draft 2021-2022 budget said they opposed the proposed 6-cent ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Surry approves solar farm

Surry County’s Board of Supervisors on May 6 approved a 240-megawatt solar farm that will span 1,750 acres across Surry and Isle of Wight counties. ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Surry County Farmers’ Market opens this week

The Surry County Farmers’ Market will open May 7. Lasonya White, market manager, recently announced that the Market will offer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

Surry proposes 6-cent tax increase

Surry County is proposing a 6-cent real estate tax increase in its 2021-2022 budget. The draft budget totals roughly $28.2 million, with upwards of 50% ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

Regency, art on display at Bacon’s Castle

Jamie Kanell, a native of England who now lives in Norfolk, describes her involvement with the Regency Society of Virginia as “a little piece of ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Faleski.

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