The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Going Green with Goats!

July 15, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 15, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. SURRY - For anyone who has wondered why there are goats happily munching away at the Surry County Animal Control Lot, there’s a story behind...
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Queenie Cooks: PDQ Pie

July 14, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 14, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. Everybody needs at least one recipe in their repertoire for those “Lord a’ Mercy I’m clean out of time today and I’m supposed to...
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Queenie Cooks: Easiest Fresh Blackberry Cobbler – with a twist!

July 14, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 14, 2018 | 8:05 a.m. I’ll never forget the first time I had Blackberry Cobbler, because, besides being delicious, it was part of a big adventure.  I was just...
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Fresh food and fun coming to the Waverly Library!

July 13, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 13, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. WAVERLY - “We started the Waverly Library Farmer’s Market three years ago because we did not have a grocery store,” explained Laurie Latham,  Branch Manager...
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Wakefield Foundation serves as home of town farmer’s market

July 11, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 11, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. WAKEFIELD - “They’ve got peaches, tomatoes, corn – so much – first class everything!” said Joan P. Drewry, President of the Wakefield Foundation, referring to...
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Big 43rd Annual Pork, Peanuts and Pine Festival is almost here!

July 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 9, 2018 | 11:55 a.m. SURRY - Mark your calendar now for the 43rd Annual Pork, Peanuts and Pine Festival at Chippokes plantation State Park July 21-22, because according to co-chairpersons...
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Stony Creek man killed in hit-and-run; Petersburg man charged

July 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 9, 2018 | 10:22 a.m. SUSSEX - Virginia State Police are conducting the investigation of a hit and run which resulted in the death of a local resident.  Joseph Jenkins...
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Waverly business helps residents’ bodies and minds get fit

July 2, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 2, 2018 | 2:15 p.m. WAVERLY - “Helping people get fit in body and mind” could be the theme to Patti Presson’s life, and she stays pretty busy doing exactly...
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Local Headlines

March 22, 2017

Former Surry deputy joins ranks of Virginia State Police

By Michael Campbell News Editor SURRY - This week, nearly 50 new Virginia State Police troopers reported to their respective...
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March 22, 2017

Waverly mayor free on bond, awaits court date on felony election fraud charges

By Michael Campbell, News Editor WAVERLY - Waverly mayor Walter Mason will remain free ahead of his first scheduled court...
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March 16, 2017

Special prosecutor in Mason election fraud case opens up as mayor plans press conference

By Michael Campbell, News Editor WAVERLY - The community of Waverly continues to make sense of the news that mayor...
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March 15, 2017

Waverly mayor indicted on series of felony election fraud charges

By Michael Campbell, News Editor WAVERLY - A Sussex grand jury has indicted the mayor of one of its oldest...
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March 15, 2017

Surry eyes site along Route 10 as home for new volunteer rescue building

By Michael Campbell, News Editor SURRY - Efforts to move the county’s volunteer rescue squad into a newer facility that...
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March 3, 2017

Music to Wakefield Foundation’s Ears: Grant brings state-of-the-art piano to Wakefield Foundation, community

By Michael Campbell News Editor WAKEFIELD - If you’re walking along Wilson Avenue and hear a delightful tune coming from...
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