The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Homicide investigation underway in Sussex after body of Franklin man found

January 18, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | E-Mail: Click Here Posted: Jan. 18, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - Detectives with the Sussex County Sheriff's Office are in the early stages of a homicide investigation after a body was found along...
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Waverly woman charged in weekend crash that killed pedestrian

January 17, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | E-Mail: Click Here Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 | 10:10 a.m. SUSSEX - A Sussex County woman is facing reckless driving charges with additional charges possible after being involved in a fatal crash...
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Carson’s Rowanty Technical Center takes part in VDOT’s ‘Paint-A-Plow’ program

January 15, 2018
By: Meredith Baker | Email: Click Here Posted: Jan. 15, 2018 | 3:45 p.m.  CARSON - First year students in Rowanty Technical Center’s auto body program participated in the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Paint-a-Plow program this year....
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Clues and witnesses still sought in Waverly double shooting

January 15, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Jan. 15, 2017 | 12:25 p.m. WAVERLY - Local citizens are being sought to aid in solving the December 16 shooting of local citizens Latoria Jones and Loren Mason,...
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Snow Day Traffic Stop leads to Drug Arrest in Surry

January 12, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Jan. 12, 2017 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - In a story that might have been lifted from a television crime drama, what Surry County Sheriff Carlos Turner expected to...
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Record-Breaking Temperatures recorded in Sussex County

January 10, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Jan. 10, 2017 | 1:40 p.m. SUSSEX - To quote a popular holiday song, “Baby, it’s cold outside!” Last week’s historic winter storm, which has been described as a “bomb...
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IN PICTURES: Southside Virginia enjoys first snowfall of 2018

January 5, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Jan. 5, 2018 | 9:30 a.m. VIRGINIA - It only took just over three days for the Commonwealth to see its first measurable snowfall of 2018 as a potent storm...
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Sussex, Surry under winter storm warning as potent storm expected to bring first snowfall of 2018

January 3, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Jan. 3, 2018 | 4:00 p.m. WAKEFIELD - Both Sussex and Surry County have been placed under a winter storm warning by the National Weather Service office out of nearby Wakefield as the region...
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Local Headlines

April 20, 2016

Martin’s official doesn’t expect closures

The future of competing stores once the merger of Martin's Food Stores is complete should be secure, said a high-ranking...
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April 20, 2016

Southside Heritage Days hosted by historic inn

Historic Fork Inn on Route 460 was once again open to the public this year for the annual Southside Virginia...
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April 20, 2016

Jarratt leaders debate best use for clubhouse

Money to fix the Johns-Manville Clubhouse in Jarratt was once again the focus of discussions during the monthly meeting of...
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April 13, 2016

Honoring General A. P. Hill

Meredith Baker Apr. 3 A. P. Hill For seventeen years, a growing crowd has gathered at noon on April 2nd...
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April 6, 2016

State Police In Mourning After Trooper Gunned Down at Richmond Bus Station

RICHMOND - Tragedy struck in the heart of Virginia’s capital city Thursday afternoon as a man opened fire on a...
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April 1, 2016

Governor’s Office Announces Jan. 2016 Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008

RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in January to 4.1...
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