The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Surry

April 4, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 4, 2020 | 11:54 a.m. SURRY - The Crater Health District has confirmed that three people in Surry County have now tested positive for COVID-19.    Reaffirming that...
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Latest COVID-19 case in Southside Va. confirmed in Sussex

April 1, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: April 1, 2020 | 2:36 p.m. SUSSEX - State health officials confirmed a case of coronavirus in Sussex County Tuesday evening, becoming the latest Crater Health District locality to record...
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Surry’s first case of COVID-19 confirmed by health officials

March 30, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: March 30, 2020 | 8:50 p.m. SURRY - The Crater Health District announced Monday a Surry resident has tested positive for coronavirus 19 (COVID-19).  This marks the first positive COVID-19 case in...
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Governor orders Virginians to stay home amid COVID-19 outbreak

March 30, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 30, 2020 | 3:30 p.m. 1,000-plus cases of COVID-19 reported in Virginia, 25 deaths VIRGINIA - As the number of cases of coronavirus surpassed 1,000 in the Commonwealth...
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Second case of COVID-19 confirmed in Crater Health District

March 26, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 26, 2020 | 1:36 p.m. Two Prince George cases mark first positive results in Crater Health District VIRGINIA - One day after a Fort Lee service member was confirmed to...
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Violent I-95 crash sees state trooper, truck driver only suffer minor injuries

March 25, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 25, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. SUSSEX - A Virginia State trooper and a Maryland man only suffered minor injuries in a crash that left a truck seriously damaged and...
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Fort Lee soldier tests positive for COVID-19

March 25, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 25, 2020 | 12:10 p.m. FORT LEE - Military officials confirmed Tuesday evening that a service member stationed at Fort Lee has tested positive for coronavirus. While few...
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Governor closes schools for rest of school year as COVID-19 restrictions tighten

March 23, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 23, 2020 | 4:07 p.m. VIRGINIA - Governor Ralph Northam confirmed the school year for millions of Virginia students is effectively over as his administration directs all of...
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Local Headlines

March 25, 2020

Fort Lee soldier tests positive for COVID-19

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 25, 2020 | 12:10 p.m. FORT LEE - Military officials confirmed Tuesday evening...
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March 23, 2020

Governor closes schools for rest of school year as COVID-19 restrictions tighten

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 23, 2020 | 4:07 p.m. VIRGINIA - Governor Ralph Northam confirmed the school...
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March 20, 2020

COVID-19 case confirmed in Southside Health District

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 20, 2020 | 1:49 p.m. Crater Health District continues to have no reported...
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March 17, 2020

Sussex joins others in declaring local emergency, closes offices over COVID-19

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 17, 2020 | 5:55 p.m. SUSSEX - Sussex County Administration has closed all county...
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March 17, 2020

Surry Schools details meal distribution efforts

By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: March 17, 2020 | 4:00 p.m. SURRY - Due to the Governor’s mandatory school closure, Surry...
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March 17, 2020

Surry Co. closes government center, buildings to employees, residents

By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: March 17, 2020 | 12:52 p.m. SURRY - The County of Surry announces that the...
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