CARES Act assistance application may assist for bills dated March 1, 2020, to December 30, 2020, and may not be used for past due amounts prior to this time period or after this time period.
The County of Sussex, Virginia is in need of consulting management services relative to the implementation of two (2) major redevelopment projects, the Pocahontas Neighborhood Community Improvement Project and the Waverly Tornado Recovery Urgent Needs Project. These projects are being financed with Virginia Community Development Block Grant funds. Other funding sources may include the Sussex Service Authority, the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Town of Wakefield Electric/Prince George Electric Co-Op and Sussex County.
A new Ordinance which amends Article V of the County Code to Allow the Use of Shotgun Slug Rifles and Modern Muzzle Loading Rifles to Hunt Deer has been adopted by the Sussex County Board of Supervisors.
Register by November 30th to Pick-Up Toys at one of two locations in Sussex County.
There is a $5.00 fee associated with retrieving the report which may be paid online. As always citizens may come to the Sheriff's Office in person to retrieve a copy of the report.
On June 18, 2020 the Sussex County Board of Supervisors approved $100,000 - $150,000 of CARES funding to the Sussex County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) for the COVID-19 Small Business Relief Micro-Grant Program. This micro-grant program will assist Sussex County small businesses by providing needed cash for working capital to support rent, mortgage payments, utility expenses, or other similar expenses that occur in the ordinary course of business.
National Night Out will be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Julianne Baquera, a student of New Mexico State University, will be in the area selling educational books on behalf of Southwestern Advantage.
911 services are still working and are available
On April 11, 2020 the Sussex County Sheriff's Office took a report of a stolen tailgate from Owen Ford in Jarratt, Virginia. The suspect took the tailgate at approximately 12:29 a.m. that morning from a truck on the sales lot next to Route 301.