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Surry 2024 graduates ‘a different class,’ valedictorian says

Four years before Surry County High School valedictorian Amiya Shears walked across the stage to receive her diploma, ...

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Main Street Baptist pastor awarded fellowship to study historic Black land ownership

The Rev. James Harrison, pastor of Main Street Baptist Church in Smithfield since 1996, is one of five ...

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Long-stalled Claremont water upgrade to break ground

A long-stalled upgrade of Claremont’s water system is scheduled to break ground on June 12.  Claremont’s Town Council ...

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Surry retains state school boards association for superintendent search

Surry County’s School Board voted unanimously on May 29 to retain the Virginia School Boards Association to assist ...

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Surry to borrow $10M for pool, amphitheater, banquet hall

Surry County’s $69.8 million budget for 2024-25 includes $10 million for a new public swimming pool, amphitheater and ...

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Surry supervisors adopt flat tax rates, $69.8 million budget for 2024-25

Surry County supervisors voted 3-2 on May 16 to adopt a $69.8 million budget for the 2024-25 fiscal ...

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Surry debuts driving tour highlighting Black, indigenous history

In 1860, a year before the start of the Civil War, over a third of Surry County’s African ...

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Surry schools superintendent to retire

Surry County Public Schools Superintendent Serbrenia Sims announced at the School Board’s May 14 meeting that she will ...

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Preservation Virginia deems Surry church ruins endangered

The ruins of an 18th century Surry County church made Preservation Virginia’s list of the most endangered historic ...

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Ready, set, mow! Lawnmower race bags $100 for Dendron VFD

Joey Hartley, a computer analyst by day, loves getting his hands dirty in his off hours. The Surry ...

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