The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

‘Make Waverly Safe Again’: Police turn to public following recent string of violence in town

April 25, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 | 1:20 p.m. WAVERLY - In light of multiple incidences of gun violence in the town of Waverly over the last four months, the Waverly Police Department...
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Free self-defense training for women to be held at Surry Parks and Rec

April 19, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 19, 2018 | 2:15 p.m. A Female Self-Defense training evening will be offered at Surry Parks and Recreation on April 30, according to Surry County Sheriff Carlos Turner. ...
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Looking through the eyes of ALS

April 16, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 16, 2018 | 2:15 p.m. SURRY - ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is only known to many as “that ice bucket challenge one.” ...
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Kindergarten Registration Day in Central Virginia is April 19

April 15, 2018
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: Apr. 15, 2018 | 2:50 p.m. VIRGINIA – Thursday, April 19 marks the eighth annual Regional Kindergarten Registration Campaign, coordinated by Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond. This campaign establishes one...
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Care Bags from volunteers brightening the day for area Chemo patients

April 12, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 12, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. WAVERLY - “It all started from an article I read,” began Doris Auton, describing how a group of local folks recently began making and...
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Surry County Emergency Services Coordinator Honored

April 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 9, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. SURRY - Ray Phelps, Emergency Services Coordinator for Surry County, was awarded the Outstanding New Emergency Management Professionals Award through the Virginia Department of...
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Warning: Danger for unprepared participants in spring paddle sports is real

April 5, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 5, 2018 | 4:15 p.m. WAKEFIELD - The National Weather Service in Wakefield and the U.S. Coast Guard have an important message for anyone who enjoys kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding:...
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Stith Family tradition of giving back continues – and expands

April 2, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 2, 2018 | 2:35 p.m. SUSSEX - Millard “Pete” Stith, Consultant to Sussex County Board of Supervisors, comes from a background of giving back, as he explained following the...
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Local Headlines

August 22, 2016

Abney Captured Sunday

The Surry County Sheriff's Office has captured a suspect wanted in connection with a high-speed pursuit. Surry County Sheriff Carlos...
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August 19, 2016

Jarratt Clubhouse Account

Residents of and around the Town of Jarratt can now give money to help renovate the Johns-Manville Clubhouse knowing the...
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August 17, 2016

Surry Man Wanted

RICHMOND, Va. – A Surry County man has been identified as the individual who led a Virginia State Police trooper...
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August 10, 2016

Closing of Wilson’s Barbecue and Grill

The Town of Jarratt has closed a restaurant in its downtown area the Council itself had a hand in bringing...
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August 4, 2016

National Night Out

The 32nd Annual National Night Out (NNO) program culminated on Tuesday. Last year, NO 2015 involved over 38 million people...
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July 28, 2016

Marty Wills Walking for our Warriors

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a condition that affects nearly 20 percent of veterans from the wars in Iraq, and Afghanistan...
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