The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Living the Steampunk dream in Surry

May 19, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 19, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - So what do a jewelry maker and a 25 year firefighter/paramedic do when they decide to start a business together?  Well, in the...
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Surry ES students enjoy early exploration of career possibilities

May 17, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 17, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - The theme of the 2019 Career Exploration Fair at Surry Elementary School on May 3 was “Anyone Can Be Anything,” and school...
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Final vote on Sussex County 2020 budget expected May 16

May 15, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 15, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. The Sussex County Board of Supervisors meeting on Thursday night, May 16, will encompass at least two significant topics, according to information obtained from...
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Surry woman among two killed in Isle of Wight County crash

May 13, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: May 12, 2019 | 2:45 p.m. SURRY - A Surry County woman has lost her life in a weekend crash in Isle of Wight County, Virginia State Police reported. In a...
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Region’s law enforcement honor the fallen at memorial breakfast

May 13, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: May 13, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. Widow of slain VSP special agent offers poignant words to officers  VIRGINIA – Earlier this month, hundreds of police officers, sheriffs, deputies, and other law...
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Good news for Sussex County citizens: no increase in taxes

May 6, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 6, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. Public hearings for both the proposed budget and tax rates were held at the April 18 regular meeting of the board of supervisors, and...
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Waverly extends warm welcome to new area investor

May 4, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 4, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. WAVERLY - Connecticut entrepreneur Brian Morrison announced last week that he has purchased several buildings on four acres of West Main Street in Waverly and...
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Tax rates remain unchanged in Surry budget proposal

May 2, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 2, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. The proposed 2020 budget for Surry County will include no tax increase, according to county administrator Jonathan Lynn. “This coming year we will not...
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Local Headlines

April 12, 2019

Ag and Forestry Secretary coming for local Diversified Land Use Summit

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 12, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. VIRGINIA - Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina...
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April 10, 2019

DUI simulation a ‘wake-up call’ for area students

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 10, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Surry County High School students learned just...
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April 8, 2019

Sussex ‘dodged bullet’ as nearby regional jail faces struggles

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 8, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - According to a statement by Sussex County...
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April 5, 2019

‘Hands-on, minds on’ key for Surry County Schools

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 5, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Kids having fun while learning?  What a concept! ...
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April 3, 2019

Manslaughter charges placed on suspect who crashed into vehicle while fleeing police, killing a child

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: April 3, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. SUSSEX - A Petersburg man has been charged with manslaughter after...
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April 3, 2019

2019 ‘B.A.S.H.’ event promises fun for all as Wakefield Ruritans celebrate 90th anniversary

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 3, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. WAKEFIELD - Last year, a traditional Wakefield rite of spring...
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