The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia prepares for annual fall Pow Wow

September 20, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 20, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - As the Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia prepares to hold their annual fall powwow on September 21 - 22 to celebrate the...
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Rise in state tourism dollars reflected in increased Surry County tax revenue

September 17, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 17, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Tourism revenue for the state of Virginia increased in 2018 to a staggering 26 billion dollars, supported 235,000 work opportunities for Virginia...
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IN PICTURES: Sussex hosts National Night Out events for community

August 22, 2019
By: Staff Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: August 20, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - For many people, a weekday evening sees them kicking off their shoes and preparing for an evening inside, but that was not the...
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Prisoner dies at Sussex I Prison

August 21, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: August 21, 2019 | 10:01 p.m. SUSSEX - An inmate at Sussex I State Prison has died following an altercation with another prisoner, state corrections officials confirmed late Wednesday night. While...
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Neighbors become friends during Surry’s National Night Out

August 20, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 20, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Surry County’s 2019 National Night Out celebration on August 6 was a huge success with over 350 in attendance, according to Sheriff...
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Father-son argument ends in gunfire in Town of Waverly

August 19, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 19, 2019 | 6:35 p.m. WAVERLY - A weekend argument between a father and son resulted in one person being rushed to the hospital suffering from multiple gunshot wounds....
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Local firefighter shares experience for ferry emergency training

August 18, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 18, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - As part of a program specially set up by Dennis Holmes, a Dendron firefighter and EMT who also is with the Surry Volunteer...
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Waverly High School Class of 1969 enjoys 50th reunion

August 16, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 16, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - Fifteen members of the Waverly High School Class of 1969 recently celebrated the 50th Anniversary of their Graduation at The Back Porch...
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Local Headlines

August 7, 2019

McEachin returns to Rural Virginia for food deserts conversation

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: August 7, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. Congressman leads bi-partisan effort to increase healthy food access SURRY ...
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August 1, 2019

Surry Administrator Lynn focuses on transparency in local government

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 1, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - “I believe in providing too much information to the...
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August 1, 2019

Coffee & Conversations: Congressman McEachin to visit Surry for community meeting Saturday

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 1, 2019 | 1:27 p.m. SURRY - Congressman A. Donald McEachin will be holding...
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July 30, 2019

Mental health, trauma training key during Surry Schools’ summer break

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 30, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Contrary to popular belief, when the kids go...
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July 28, 2019

Signs in hand, residents protest Sussex’s proposed meals tax

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 28, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - Protestors encircling the entrance to the Sussex...
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July 26, 2019

Waverly group pledges to open local pool this summer

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 26, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. Supervisors express apprehension after pool didn't open last year despite...
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