The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Five people, including five-year-old child, killed in two different Sussex County vehicle crashes

December 10, 2017
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Dec. 10, 2017 | 2:30 a.m.  SUSSEX - It has been a deadly weekend on Sussex County roads as Virginia State Police reports two different vehicle crashes resulted in the...
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District Governor to induct New Sussex Lions Club Charter Members

December 5, 2017
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Dec. 5, 2017 | 2:20 p.m. SUSSEX - “It’s actually a very moving opportunity - to start new Lions on their journey of serving their community,” said Beth...
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Rep. McEachin joins Surry students for ‘Take Your Legislator to School’ Day

November 30, 2017
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Nov. 30, 2017 | 6:20 p.m. SURRY - Last week, U.S. Congressman Donald McEachin visited Surry County High School for "Take Your Legislator to School" day, where he addressed...
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Sussex County Eagle died from rat poison

November 28, 2017
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Appeared in: Nov. 22, 2017 Edition “All the little actions we take can have a real impact. If an animal – like a rat - eats poison and dies...
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Giving Thanks across the miles

November 28, 2017
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Appeared in: Nov. 22, 2017 Edition SURRY - “This is a story regarding a video game I was working on,” Antonio Charity said, quietly, as he sat down to relate...
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Two churches + One Spirit = Bags of Hope

November 28, 2017
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Appeared in: Nov. 22, 2017 Edition VIRGINIA - Ebenezer Baptist Church and Millfield Baptist Church are both small, rural, Southeastern Virginia houses of worship with average attendance between 60 and...
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Wakefield tree lighting/visit with Santa to kick off town’s holiday season Saturday

November 28, 2017
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Appeared in: Nov. 15, 2017 Edition WAKEFIELD - For a perfect, hometown Christmas Tree Lighting, it’s hard to beat Santa arriving on an antique firetruck to do the honors. But...
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New Surry County Youth Law Enforcement Explore Program accepting applications

November 14, 2017
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 | 7:25 p.m.  SURRY - The Surry County Sheriff’s Office began accepting applications for its new Law Enforcement Explore Program on November 1st, according to Kirkland Goddard,...
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Local Headlines

June 30, 2016

Tax increase is included in budget passed by Supervisors last week

The Sussex Board of Supervisors approved the proposed budget $21,675,558 with one amendment removing $1,049 Monday night. The 5-0 vote...
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June 26, 2016

Gay’s memory honored by Board

The Sussex Board of Supervisors recognized the late Walter T. Gay, Sr. Thursday night with the presentation of certificates to...
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June 24, 2016

County Head Starts graduate students

The ceremonies drew massive crowds of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors and babysitters. All of those involved were beaming with...
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June 17, 2016

Law Enforcement rallies to Festival

As thousands of people gathered outside Emporia for the 43rd Virginia Pork Festival, their safety and security were being guarded...
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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...
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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...
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