The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Covid-19 Grant awards announced

July 14, 2020
Posted: July 14, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. By Terry Harris At the July 2 Surry County Board of Supervisors meeting, recipients of the Covid-19 Grants established at the June meeting were made public. Based on a...
Read More...

Governor Northam prohibits congregating in bars, stresses caution as Virginia moves to Phase Three

July 13, 2020
Posted: July 13, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. ~ With cases rising in other states, Virginia will maintain current restrictions on bar seating, congregating ~ RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that bar seating will remain prohibited...
Read More...

July Board of Supervisors address several topics

July 10, 2020
By Terry Harris The July 2 Surry County Virtual Board of Supervisors meeting began with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance at 7 p.m. with approximately 30 people present online. The following seven Consent Items...
Read More...

Richmond native named news editor for three Womack Publishing papers

July 9, 2020
Jami Snead Staff Writer The South Hill Enterprise             Womack Publishing is pleased to announce that, effective June 29, Rodney Robinson will be taking over as new editor of the Dinwiddie...
Read More...

Governor Northam announces The Hershey Company to invest $135 Million, create 110 new jobs in Augusta County

July 9, 2020
Governor Northam announces The Hershey Company to invest $135 Million, create 110 new jobs in Augusta County Project represents second major expansion of Stuarts Draft manufacturing operation since 2019 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that...
Read More...

Free summer fun for local kids

July 8, 2020
By Terry Harris There’s a new program for local kids looking for some free summer fun, and according to Surry County 4-H Youth Development Cooperative Extension Agent LaSonya White, it only takes a phone call...
Read More...

Cameron Foundation Grant Connects RBC Students to Graduation

July 7, 2020
The Richard Bland College Foundation has received a COVID-19 Emergency Grant from the Petersburg-based Cameron Foundation to purchase mobile hotspots that will enable students to continue remote learning during, and beyond, the coronavirus pandemic. The...
Read More...

Virtual Admissions Open House July 21

July 7, 2020
Posted: July 7, 2020 | 8:25 a.m. The success of RBC’s first Virtual Admissions Open House in early June has prompted a second opportunity for prospective students and their families to learn more about the...
Read More...

Local Headlines

June 10, 2016

Surry Board welcomes back Drewry

The Surry Board of Supervisors welcomed back Supervisor Michael H. Drewry Thursday night. Supervisor Drewry said he was feeding his...
Read More...
June 3, 2016

Pork Festival set to return to area

The Greensville County Ruritan Club turns 70 this year so it seemed only natural to club members to take over...
Read More...
June 3, 2016

Surry County job fair draws a lot of employers

The Surry Department of Social Services hosted its second 2016 job fair at the Surry County Parks and Recreations building...
Read More...
May 27, 2016

Winery continues to grow locally

Combine a chemist, an engineer, and a goat tower, and surprisingly, the small farming community of Elberon ends up with...
Read More...
May 27, 2016

Three Brothers informs Board of grant potential

David Reavis, owner of the Three Brothers Distillery opening later this year in Sussex, informed the Sussex Board of Supervisors...
Read More...
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...
Read More...