The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Waverly church to celebrate historic 150th Anniversary

November 16, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 16, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. WAVERLY - First Baptist Church of Waverly, VA – recognized as the first church in Waverly - will be celebrating its 150th Anniversary on November...
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Locals excited as Purdy Store reopens

November 14, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 14, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. The Purdy Store.  That’s what the locals call it, and anyone who’s ever navigated down eleven miles of increasingly narrow, winding roads from Emporia...
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Charlie Daniels Band ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ as RR Theater kicks off Grand Reopening

November 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 9, 2018 | 10:37 a.m. ROANOKE RAPIDS - November 10 will be a big day for top-notch entertainment in Eastern Virginia and North Carolina.  That’s when the Ceremonial Ribbon will...
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ELECTION 2018: Poll workers describe ‘presidential-like’ turnout for elections locally

November 6, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 6, 2018 | 12:22 p.m.  Bookmark this page for the latest election results beginning at 7 p.m. VIRGINIA - Across the Commonwealth, voters are heading to the polls to cast their...
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Dominion set to Renew Surry Power Station lease through 2053

November 4, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 4, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - On October 16, Dominion Energy filed and application with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to renew the operating licenses for another 20 years...
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Area Red Cross responds to those affected by recent hurricanes

November 1, 2018
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: Nov. 1, 2018 | 3:45 p.m.  VIRGINIA - When Hurricane Michael slammed onshore in the Florida panhandle, it had strengthened to a disastrous category 4 storm. Areas of Florida,...
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Surry Youth Leaders prepare to ‘Say Boo to Drugs’

October 30, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 30, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. A group of young people in Surry County is making a huge difference in their community as they step up to help lead the...
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Focus on firearms for chamber’s ‘Preserving Your Wealth’ event

October 28, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 28, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - The Sussex County Chamber of Commerce will bring out the big guns for the next installment of their free, educational Preserving your Wealth...
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Local Headlines

October 18, 2018

Surry’s Interim Administrator sees great potential through increased communication

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 18, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Sandy Wanner brings a great deal of...
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October 16, 2018

Food, Fun, and Fellowship abound at Foundation Family Day

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 16, 2018 | 2:50 p.m. WAKEFIELD - October 6 was a day filled with...
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October 15, 2018

Weakened Michael leaves mark across Southside Virginia

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 15, 2018 | 3:45 p.m.  'Roughly 70 percent' of Southside Electric's power network affected by...
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October 14, 2018

Building collapse forces Waverly Main Street closure

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 14, 2018 | 2:50 p.m. WAVERLY - Citizens of Waverly woke to an astonishing discovery...
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October 12, 2018

Wife of Waverly Hit and Run Victim Speaks Out

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 12, 2018 | 2:50 p.m. WAVERLY - “He passed Friday around three, and they still...
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October 10, 2018

Waverly water tower resumes operations

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 10, 2018 | 2:50 p.m. WAVERLY - After over more than two years offline, the...
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