The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Surry County Sheriff’s Office Concealed Weapons Class

February 18, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 19, 2020 | 2:42 p.m. SURRY - Surry County Sheriff Turner has just announced that his office will hold their first of four firearm safety / concealed weapons classes planned...
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Sussex II inmate dies days after prisoner attack

February 13, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: February 13, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. SUSSEX - An inmate of Sussex II State Prison died Wednesday days after being attacked in his cell at the jail. According to officials...
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Tidewater Academy ‘Meal Night’ a success, second planned later this month

February 11, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 11, 2020 | 2:31 p.m. SURRY - Tidewater Academy’s Senior Class of 2020 recently participated in a special fundraiser when they teamed up for the first official Meal Night...
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Surry armed robbery suspects arrested

February 6, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 6, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - In the early morning hours of Jan. 22, Surry County Sheriff Carlos Turner and deputies arrested two suspects in connection with the...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast inspires huge Surry crowd

February 4, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 4, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Over 400 local citizens gathered at Luther Porter Jackson Middle School for the sold out 2020 Surry County NAACP Breakfast in Commemoration of...
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2020 Surry County School Board honors principals

January 31, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 31, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - The Surry County Public School Board began their first 2020 public session by electing Ms. Laura Ruffin as chair and Dr. Marion...
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Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

January 29, 2020
By Chip Lauterbach | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: January 29, 2020 | 7:15 p.m. VIRGINIA - Chants of “We will not comply,” and “USA, USA,” sounded through the blanket of security as thousands of armed Second Amendment supporters...
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Two killed in morning crash along I-95 in Sussex

January 29, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: January 29, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. SUSSEX - Two people, including a young girl, died in a crash along Interstate 95 near the Owen Road exit in Sussex County Wednesday...
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Local Headlines

January 29, 2020

Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

By Chip Lauterbach | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: January 29, 2020 | 7:15 p.m. VIRGINIA - Chants of “We will not comply,” and...
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January 29, 2020

Two killed in morning crash along I-95 in Sussex

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: January 29, 2020 | 12:30 p.m. SUSSEX - Two people, including a young girl,...
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January 27, 2020

Surry Sheriff’s Dept. seek info in attempted armed robbery

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 27, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - On the night of Jan. 15, just after...
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January 23, 2020

W. Va. man dies in U.S. 460 crash

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 23, 2020 | 10:45 a.m. SUSSEX - A West Virginia man died in a...
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January 20, 2020

Advocates rally for prison reform bills at State Capitol

By: Hannah Eason and Maia Stanley | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: January 20, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. RICHMOND — Activists, family members...
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January 18, 2020

Sale of SRMC, two other Va. hospitals to Bon Secours complete

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 18, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. VIRGINIA – Southside Regional Medical Center and two...
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