The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

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

June 18, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 18, 2018 | 12:45 p.m. SURRY - Tige Charity, Founder and Executive Director of non-profit organization KIDS IN THE SPOTLIGHT in Burbank, California, will be in the area next week...
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‘We Can’ theme of Surry Pre-Kindergarten Graduation

June 14, 2018
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 their “Crossin Over” Ceremony on June 6, 2018 with the theme “We Can.”   Based...
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Rare opportunity for some genealogical “digging” at Bacon’s Castle

June 11, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 11, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SURRY - On June 23, genealogists from the Library of Virginia will be at Bacon’s Castle from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Descendants Day. ...
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Historic swearing-in at Sussex County Courthouse

June 8, 2018
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 new town council members-elect for the town of Waverly were sworn in at the Sussex...
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Career Education Fair June 12 offers new hope – and help – for local citizens

June 6, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 6, 2018 | 2:40 p.m. SUSSEX - Robert Hamlin, Director of Special Projects for the Community Coalition of Sussex VA, is passionate about the upcoming Career Education Fair the group...
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Area bank manager coaches prevention of elderly financial abuse

June 4, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 4, 2018 | 3:40 p.m. STONY CREEK - On May 15, Rhonda Hannuksela,  Branch Manager of the Bank of Southside VA in Stony Creek, shared a story as part of...
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28th Annual Steam & Gas Engine Show kicking off summer at Chippokes

June 1, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 1, 2018 | 3:40 p.m. CHIPPOKES - This is my favorite event of the year, because I’m a big kid when it comes to old tractors and equipment!” exclaimed  Park...
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2018 Wakefield Foundation Flower and Arts Show was a great success

May 31, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 31, 2018 | 3:10 p.m. WAKEFIELD - With 72 entries, the 31st Annual Wakefield Foundation Flower and Arts Show Gala was well-attended, and the entire show was a great success,...
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Local Headlines

August 22, 2016

Abney Captured Sunday

The Surry County Sheriff's Office has captured a suspect wanted in connection with a high-speed pursuit. Surry County Sheriff Carlos...
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August 19, 2016

Jarratt Clubhouse Account

Residents of and around the Town of Jarratt can now give money to help renovate the Johns-Manville Clubhouse knowing the...
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August 17, 2016

Surry Man Wanted

RICHMOND, Va. – A Surry County man has been identified as the individual who led a Virginia State Police trooper...
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August 10, 2016

Closing of Wilson’s Barbecue and Grill

The Town of Jarratt has closed a restaurant in its downtown area the Council itself had a hand in bringing...
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August 4, 2016

National Night Out

The 32nd Annual National Night Out (NNO) program culminated on Tuesday. Last year, NO 2015 involved over 38 million people...
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July 28, 2016

Marty Wills Walking for our Warriors

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a condition that affects nearly 20 percent of veterans from the wars in Iraq, and Afghanistan...
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