The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Working to make a dream of a better life for children come true

June 18, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 18, 2018 | 12:45 p.m. SURRY - Tige Charity, Founder and Executive Director of non-profit organization KIDS IN THE SPOTLIGHT in Burbank, California, will be in the area next week...
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‘We Can’ theme of Surry Pre-Kindergarten Graduation

June 14, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 14, 2018 | 5:03 p.m. SURRY - Forty-eight Surry Elementary School pre-kinderten students participated in their “Crossin Over” Ceremony on June 6, 2018 with the theme “We Can.”   Based...
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Rare opportunity for some genealogical “digging” at Bacon’s Castle

June 11, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 11, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SURRY - On June 23, genealogists from the Library of Virginia will be at Bacon’s Castle from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Descendants Day. ...
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Historic swearing-in at Sussex County Courthouse

June 8, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 8, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SUSSEX - Last week, a soon-to-be new mayor and five new town council members-elect for the town of Waverly were sworn in at the Sussex...
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Career Education Fair June 12 offers new hope – and help – for local citizens

June 6, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 6, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SUSSEX - Robert Hamlin, Director of Special Projects for the Community Coalition of Sussex VA, is passionate about the upcoming Career Education Fair the group...
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Area bank manager coaches prevention of elderly financial abuse

June 4, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 4, 2018 | 3:40 p.m. STONY CREEK - On May 15, Rhonda Hannuksela,  Branch Manager of the Bank of Southside VA in Stony Creek, shared a story as part of...
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28th Annual Steam & Gas Engine Show kicking off summer at Chippokes

June 1, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 1, 2018 | 3:40 p.m. CHIPPOKES - This is my favorite event of the year, because I’m a big kid when it comes to old tractors and equipment!” exclaimed  Park...
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2018 Wakefield Foundation Flower and Arts Show was a great success

May 31, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 31, 2018 | 3:10 p.m. WAKEFIELD - With 72 entries, the 31st Annual Wakefield Foundation Flower and Arts Show Gala was well-attended, and the entire show was a great success,...
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Local Headlines

June 10, 2017

Surry supervisors approve budget, funds full-time investigator for Sheriff’s Office

By Michael Campbell, News Editor SURRY - Following a unanimous vote Thursday, Surry supervisors completed their annual task of crafting...
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June 9, 2017

As boil water notice enters second weekend, Waverly officials hopeful it will be lifted soon

By Michael Campbell, News Editor 4:00 p.m. June 9, 2017 TOWN OF WAVERLY - Over a week after town officials...
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June 4, 2017

Funeral arrangements made for late Sussex Sheriff Raymond Bell

By Michael Campbell, News Editor Updated: Jun. 7, 2017 - 11:00 am SUSSEX – The community of Sussex is in...
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June 2, 2017

Waverly under boil water advisory ‘until further notice’ after series of leaks

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor TOWN OF WAVERLY - Residents have been asked by town officials to boil their tap...
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May 31, 2017

Surry supervisors to consider adoption of budget Thursday

By Michael Campbell, News Editor SURRY - County leaders are expected to consider adopting the county administrator's proposed budget during...
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May 28, 2017

Sheriff, residents offer Surry leaders suggestions on funding at budget public hearing

By Michael Campbell, News Editor SURRY - From bringing on a full-time detective to making an investment in the community...
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