The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Senators introduce ‘Paycheck Security Act’ to keep workers on payrolls during COVID-19

May 27, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: May 27, 2020 | 5:45 p.m. WASHINGTON – Just before Memorial Day, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Doug Jones (D-AL) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced...
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State takes action to protect first responders during COVID-19 pandemic

May 27, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @DinwiddieMonitr Posted: May 27, 2020 | 3:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general urging Congress to pass the Safeguarding America’s First...
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2020 May Town General Elections Results

May 27, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: May 27, 2020 | 1:45 p.m. The two most-watched contested races in the May Town General Elections held on May 19 in Sussex County after a two week...
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Riverside Health System Partners With Premier Inc. and Prestige Ameritech to Expand Domestic PPE Production

May 27, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @DinwiddieMonitr Posted: May 27, 2020 | 11:45 a.m. Riverside Health System partnered with Premier Inc., a leading health care improvement company, to acquire a minority stake in Prestige Ameritech, the...
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Commonwealth Deploys Artificial Intelligence-Powered Online Tool to Help Virginians Self-Screen for COVID-19

May 26, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: May 26, 2020 | 5:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - Just before the Memorial Day holiday, Governor Ralph Northam announced that Virginians can now use COVIDCheck, a new online risk-assessment tool...
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VCU Medical Center named one of America’s 100 greatest hospitals

May 26, 2020
By: Michael Campbell| Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: May 26, 2020 | 3:30 p.m. REGION - Recognized for national excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes and staff and physician satisfaction, VCU Medical Center has been named to Becker’s...
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Sussex County Girl Scouts donate cases of cookies

May 26, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: May 26, 2020 | 1:45 p.m. SUSSEX - A group of Sussex County Girl Scouts made a very special delivery recently, as troop 349 leader Veronica Hylander-Roe explained....
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State Attorney General urges Congress to fund expanded broadband access

May 26, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: May 26, 2020 | 11:45 a.m. Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined a bipartisan coalition of 39 attorneys general in urging Congress to help ensure that all...
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Local Headlines

May 18, 2016

Counterfeit money, gun seized at I-95 traffic stop

Two were charged when Sussex County authorities stopped a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Interstate 95...
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May 11, 2016

Sussex BOS weighs budget options

The Sussex County Board of Supervisors is considering options to meet around $380,000 of budget goals including a proposed four...
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May 11, 2016

Sun Shines on Opening Day of Surry Community Farmer’s Market

Surry, Virginia: Mid-morning shoppers tasted the homemade jams, scrunched the newly-sheared wool, tried to pass by tables of freshly baked...
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May 11, 2016

Foundation opens flower and art show

Close to 200 people gathered at The Wakefield Foundation Saturday to socialize and critique both original art work and creative...
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April 27, 2016

Man pens book about Highway 301 businesses

You may have never heard of Tim O’Gorman or any of his books but if you are local you might...
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April 27, 2016

Tyler helps localities get their fines, fees back

Thanks to Delegates Roslyn Tyler and Riley Ingram’s collaborative efforts this 2016 session, localities can now have additional money for...
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