The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Surry school leaders receive multiple recognitions at annual VSBA Convention

December 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 9, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Surry County was well represented at the recent annual convention of the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) in Williamsburg.  Approximately 1,000 school...
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Leaders learn with students during ‘Take Your Legislator to School’ event

December 7, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 7, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - This November, Surry County School participated in the statewide Take Your Legislator to School Day by hosting a visit on the 19th...
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Claremont opens Parade of Lights to all of Surry County

December 5, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 5, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. CLAREMONT - This year the Third Annual Claremont Christmas Parade, scheduled for December 15, has been extended to include all of Surry County, and Mayor...
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Surry Schools honor Veterans with student-led event

December 3, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 3, 2018 | 12:46 p.m. SURRY - “Luther Porter Jackson Middle School’s “Mr.” and “Miss”, Samuel Radosovish and Desirae Rawlings, hosted a student-led program honoring veterans on November 9 to...
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Man shot by Surry deputy after charging at them with sharp object, 2×4 piece of wood

November 30, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 30, 2018 | 4:43 p.m.  SURRY - A Surry County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed on administrative leave after shooting a man who charged at deputies while holding a piece...
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Ugandan Ambassador brings message of unity during Surry church visit

November 25, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 25, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - The weekend of November 11 was a special one for Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Surry. Beginning on Friday the 9th, Rev. Daniel...
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Foundation’s Tree Lighting and Visit with Santa promises a special evening for all

November 23, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 23, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. WAKEFIELD - When Santa arrives at the Wakefield Community Tree Lighting atop an antique fire truck on December 1, it will signal a lot of...
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School bus accidents across state spark parental concerns

November 21, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 21, 2018 | 1:45 p.m.  Total school bus accidents in Virginia surpasses 2017 figures VIRGINIA - Entering the third month of school for many students across the Commonwealth, headlines featuring...
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Local Headlines

August 9, 2017

Suspect brandishes weapon in drive-thru robbery of Wakefield bank

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor 6:03 p.m. | August 9, 2017 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD, Va. - Sussex County Sheriff's Office...
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August 3, 2017

Stony Creek girl turns pain into positivity while inspiring her own heroes

By: Terry Harris, Staff Writer 1:04 p.m. | August 3, 2017 STONY CREEK - “And a little child shall lead them”...
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August 3, 2017

A Sussex act of kindness sparks miracle, captures national attention

By: Terry Harris, Staff Writer 12:36 p.m. | August 3, 2017 SUSSEX - The incident began with a frantic phone call....
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July 27, 2017

Town of Surry historic designation delayed after county concerns

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor July 27, 2017 | 12:48 p.m. SURRY - Plans to officially designate part of the...
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July 24, 2017

Smithfield man pleads guilty to shooting, killing, running over bald eagle with ATV

By: Contributed Report July 24, 2017 | 12:03 p.m. SMITHFIELD - A Smithfield man pleaded guilty to killing a bald eagle,...
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July 22, 2017

Surry Broadband Internet efforts on schedule for Fall rollout

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor July 22, 2017 | 11:47 a.m. SURRY - The prospect of county residents having access...
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