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

June 18, 2018

Working to make a dream of a better life for children come true

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 18, 2018 | 12:45 p.m. SURRY - Tige Charity, Founder and Executive Director of non-profit...
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June 14, 2018

‘We Can’ theme of Surry Pre-Kindergarten Graduation

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 14, 2018 | 5:03 p.m. SURRY - Forty-eight Surry Elementary School pre-kinderten students participated in...
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June 11, 2018

Rare opportunity for some genealogical “digging” at Bacon’s Castle

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 11, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SURRY - On June 23, genealogists from the Library of...
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June 8, 2018

Historic swearing-in at Sussex County Courthouse

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 8, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SUSSEX - Last week, a soon-to-be new mayor and five...
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June 6, 2018

Career Education Fair June 12 offers new hope – and help – for local citizens

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 6, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SUSSEX - Robert Hamlin, Director of Special Projects for the...
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June 4, 2018

Area bank manager coaches prevention of elderly financial abuse

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 4, 2018 | 3:40 p.m. STONY CREEK - On May 15, Rhonda Hannuksela,  Branch Manager...
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