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Surry (Surry, Virginia)

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  • askHRGreen.org contest: Name That Place offers trip for two as prize

    askHRGreen.org contest: Name That Place offers trip for two as prize
    Test your knowledge of Hampton Roads’ “green” landmarks and enter to win a vacation package for two by playing the askHRgreen.org “Name That Place” photo trivia contest. For one week only, Sept. 25 through Oct. 1,...
  • This weekend's football scores

    (compiled by VirginiaPreps.com) Thursday: Granby 21 Wilson 20 Hampton 42 Denbigh 0 Heritage (Newport News) 30 Woodside 26 Friday: Public: Alleghany 47 James River (Buchanan) 26 Altavista 48 William Campbell 33 Amelia County 35 Randolph-Henry 21...
  • Scores drop on SOL math tests across the region, state

    As expected, the number of students passing Standards of Learning math exams plummeted this year, according to results released by the state Tuesday. State and local officials predicted the plunge as students took more difficult SOL math exams this...
  • Native plants: White and blue vervain grow in many areas of Virginia

    Native plants: White and blue vervain grow in many areas of Virginia
    Blue Vervain, Verbena hastata, occurs broadly in piedmont and mountain areas of Virginia and in a few counties in the coastal plain. Growing 2-6 feet tall, clusters of many pencil-like spikes of small 5-petaled flowers grow at the ends of the branches. ...
  • Ways to volunteer in your community

    Here are a few ways you can get involved in your community: The Isle of Wight County Museum needs volunteers. Recently reopened in November, the museum interprets local history and features exhibits of prehistoric fossils, American Indian and Colonial...
  • Best brunches in town.

    Best brunches in town.
    These restaurants host a Sunday brunch; some feature spectacular waterfront, garden and other scenic surroundings. Please call ahead to confirm hours, menus and reservations needed: Glen Restaurant, Virginia Crossings Resort Virginia Center Parkway,...
  • Tornado victims get extension to file state taxes

    Residents who have been affected by Monday's tornadoes will be granted a 30-day extension for filing Virginia state income tax returns and making payments, the Department of Taxation announced today. The extension applies to taxpayers located in the...
  • Bills give landing field foes more power

    Two local congressmen have introduced legislative amendments that would give more teeth to opposition to the Navy's proposed outlying landing field. A measure by Rep. J. Randy Forbes, R- Chesapeake, would allow each county being considered for the...
  • Surry County, Virginia

  • UPDATE: Surry supervisors OK land-use permits for coal power plant

    UPDATE: Surry supervisors OK land-use permits for coal power plant
    The Surry County Board of Supervisors on Thursday unanimously approved land-use permits that could bring the state's largest coal-fueled power plant to the rural county. The board signed off on rezoning and conditional-use permits for about 350 acres...
  • Isle of Wight to hold forum on coal plant's health risks

    – A panel of speakers will discuss the potential health and environmental impact of Old Dominion Electric Cooperative's proposed coal-fueled power plant in neighboring Surry County during a community forum next week. Speakers scheduled for the Feb....