The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Foundation’s Family Day 2018 to be Packed with Food and Fun

September 21, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 21, 2018 | 2:50 p.m. WAKEFIELD - The folks of the Historic Wakefield Foundation are gearing up for an exciting Family Day/ Homecoming October 6.  And Joan Drewry, President of...
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Florence still dangerous, Governor Northam warns

September 19, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 19, 2018 | 2:50 p.m. VIRGINIA - As of press time, if Florence continues as predicted, Virginia may have dodged a bullet. North Carolina did not, and is now dealing...
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Governor Northam inspires – and is inspired – in Waverly during Improvement Association opening

September 17, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 17, 2018 | 12:55 p.m. n spite of the sweltering August heat, there were only smiles on the faces of the folks gathered under the big, white tent in...
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Superintendent Jarrett looks toward a bright future for Sussex Schools

September 13, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 13, 2018 | 12:55 p.m. “I think we had a very successful year,” Dr. Arthur Jarrett responded when asked how he felt about last year’s efforts at Sussex County...
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Surry evacuation center opens ahead of Florence

September 13, 2018
Contributed Report Posted: September 13, 2018 | 9:34 a.m. SURRY - For those in need of shelter during the expected impacts of Hurricane Florence, a shelter has been opened in Surry. As of Sept. 12,...
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Franklin retires to accolades after 17 serving Surry County

September 11, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 11, 2018 | 12:55 p.m. SURRY - Tyrone W. Franklin, one of the longest serving County Administrators in the region, was recognized at the September Surry County Board of Supervisors...
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Cutter Drewry: Ninety Years Young and going strong

August 30, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 30, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX & SURRY COUNTIES - Not even torrential rain could keep away the crowds on hand this year to help Cutter “Pops” Drewry celebrate his...
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Public input sought in Surry County Administrator search

August 28, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 28, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Due to the upcoming retirement of county administrator, Mr. Tyrone W. Franklin, the recruitment Springsted | Waters, Inc., has been contracted to assist...
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Local Headlines

April 12, 2017

Waverly mayor Mason retains Morrissey as attorney in election fraud case

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor WAVERLY - "I'm innocent." Those were the only words uttered by Waverly mayor Walter Mason...
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April 3, 2017

Sussex teenager killed in weekend two-vehicle crash

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor SUSSEX - A community and family are in mourning after a deadly crash along U.S....
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March 29, 2017

Surry fails to receive key broadband grant funding from state

By Michael Campbell, News Editor March 29, 2017 | 1:50 p.m. SURRY - After months of waiting for a decision...
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March 22, 2017

Former Surry deputy joins ranks of Virginia State Police

By Michael Campbell News Editor SURRY - This week, nearly 50 new Virginia State Police troopers reported to their respective...
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March 22, 2017

Waverly mayor free on bond, awaits court date on felony election fraud charges

By Michael Campbell, News Editor WAVERLY - Waverly mayor Walter Mason will remain free ahead of his first scheduled court...
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March 16, 2017

Special prosecutor in Mason election fraud case opens up as mayor plans press conference

By Michael Campbell, News Editor WAVERLY - The community of Waverly continues to make sense of the news that mayor...
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