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Gro52 Breaks Ground for Startup Hemp Growing Facility

FOR IMMEDATE RELEASE Sussex County Sells 45-acre tract off Va. Rt. 460  WAVERLY, Va. — A groundbreaking was held on Thursday, Nov. 16 on Cabin Point Road for Gro52, a startup company which recently purchased a valuable 22.5–acre parcel of land for a first-of-its-kind pilot project to construct a 17,000 square-foot indoor hemp growing facility.  “I am pleased with the continued encouragement to develop new markets for our farmers,” commented […]


Chesterfield, Sussex Organizations Receive Virginia Land Conservation Grants

By Brian Coy, Office of the Governor RICHMOND — Governor Terry McAuliffe announced 14 Virginia Land Conservation Foundation (VLCF) grants totaling $2.25 million. The grants will help add 2,000 acres to Virginia’s conserved lands.  VLCF grants are used by private land trusts, local governments, and state agencies to protect and acquire special lands in the […]


Surry, Sussex Projects Receive Grants


Waverly Seeks New Grocery Options In Wake of Fresh Pride Closing

December 23, 2014 / Archived News/ Sussex County


Davis Named Sussex County Administrator

October 20, 2014 / Archived News/ Sussex County


CCWA to Offer Classes at Wakefield Training Center

The Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA) is pleased to announce a training partnership with The Wakefield Foundation in which they will be offering multiple classes this fall at the Wakefield Training Center in Sussex County. CCWA, a workforce development partnership between John Tyler Community College (JTCC) and J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, provides non-credit training, […]


Private Team Selected to Build U.S. Route 460


Grant to Help Sussex Purchase Megasite


Route 460 Corridor Improvement Project to Grow Virginia’s Economy


Wood Fuels Developers to Locate in Sussex County