The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Citizens urged to participate in state-wide tornado drill March 19

March 18, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 18, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. In 2018, Hurricane Michael spawned seven tornadoes and killed seven Virginians.  To help avoid a similar situation in Surry County, emergency services coordinator Ray...
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Surry Lady Cougars Championship hopes crushed by three-peat Parry McCluer

March 16, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 16, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. But they vow they’ll be back The Lady Cougars went in with grit and determination, but after an early, hard-fought, early contest, a three...
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The Many Faces of Sinbad prove irresistible at MRAC

March 15, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 15, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. Sinbad easily demonstrated that there are as many facets and faces to his comedy as there are treasures in Aladdin’s treasure trove at the...
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STATE CHAMPS! Palmer’s last quarter drives – and a bit of inspiration – lead Cougars’ climb to the top

March 14, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 14, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Long before Surry County took on the Eastside Spartans, the whisper started around: If the boys win, it would be the first...
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Surry Boys Basketball win state championship; Girls defeated in finals

March 9, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 9, 2019 | 3:34 p.m. SURRY - Surry County High School and the entire community have plenty of reasons to hold their heads high as their high school's boys basketball team...
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Town of Waverly declares April Spring Cleanup Month

March 8, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 8, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. TOWN OF WAVERLY - “We’ve got to start working on this in a big way,” said Waverly Mayor Angela McPhaul, describing the big spring...
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Newby honored for 32 years service with Sussex Social Services Dept.

March 6, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 6, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - At the Feb. 12 regular meeting of the Sussex Board of Supervisors, Ms. Gloria Newby was honored in recognition of her retirement...
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Off to Richmond: Surry High School basketball teams advance to State finals

March 6, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 6, 2019 | 9:15 a.m. SURRY - Riding a wave of momentum that began in the early stages of the season and grew to great heights over the past several...
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Local Headlines

March 3, 2019

Sussex County teen one of only 10 to receive Governor’s award

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 3, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - Last week, when Governor Ralph Northam announced...
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February 27, 2019

Recap: Sussex Board of Supervisors Meeting February 2019

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 27, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. The regular Sussex County Board of Supervisors Meeting was...
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February 21, 2019

Surry County basketball teams one step closer to state titles

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 21, 2019 | 5:22 p.m. SURRY -Double wins at Tuesday night’s Regional tournament at...
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February 21, 2019

Dendron pastor, community icon Jones honored by Surry supervisors

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 21, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - A very spry Mr. Lawrence Jones, 96, was...
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February 19, 2019

General Assembly Bans Holding Cellphones While Driving

By: Andrew Gionfriddo, Capital News Service | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: February 19, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - Earlier this month, The Virginia Senate...
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February 17, 2019

Longtime Surry planning director Russell honored as she departs for Newport News

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 15, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Rhonda L. Russell was recognized as “a...
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