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Funds, thankfulness raised in Tidewater Academy ‘Heart & Sole Shoe Drive’

December 5, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 5, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. SUSSEX - Tidewater Academy just finished up a two-month-long fundraising effort with two-fold success, according to Jeanette Francis, TA Coordinator of Development & Fundraising. Because not only did they raise...
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Christmas spirit finds home at Surry Sheriff’s Office

December 3, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 3, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - It’s only the first week in December and the Surry County Sheriff’s Department is already busy helping Santa and his elves with not one, but two big events...
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Blackwater Regional Library System director resigns

December 1, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 1, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. SURRY - The Board of Trustees of Blackwater Regional Library System has accepted with regret the resignation of the System’s Director, Jenny Bakos, effective Nov. 30, according to a press...
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Sussex K9 ‘Zorro’ aids in capture of three home invasion suspects

November 29, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 29, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. WAKEFIELD - Earlier this month, special assistance by Sussex County’s Deputy Darden and Zorro, the department’s two-year-old Belgian Malinois, resulted in the capture and arrest of all three suspects in a Wakefield home invasion robbery in just three hours, according to Sussex...
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Happy Thanksgiving from The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

November 28, 2019
By: Staff Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: November 28, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.  VIRGINIA - The Sussex-Surry Dispatch wishes you and your family the happiest of Thanksgiving. We are thankful for the privilege to serve our communities. Our offices are closed...
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Sussex County adopts Second Amendment Sanctuary County resolution

November 27, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 27, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. SUSSEX - After a last minute addition to the agenda, Chairwoman Susan Seward responded to an issue that was obviously on the minds of many citizens who turned out for the...
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