The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

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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Surry joins thousands of communities for National Night Out celebrations

August 24, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 24, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - An enthusiastic Sheriff Carlos Turner described Surry Night out – with over 400 people participating – as “The biggest one ever!  We had...
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New Sussex Chamber programs help locals plan for family, business futures

August 22, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 22, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - “We were very excited and encouraged by the attendance!” exclaimed Sussex County Chamber of Commerce VP Pat Jenkins, describing a recent chamber program...
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Local Headlines

November 30, 2016

Appointment to Sussex Service Authority leads to questions on procedure

By Michael Campbell News Editor SUSSEX – The board of supervisors will revisit the reappointment of a former supervisor to...
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November 22, 2016

Sussex Co. Administrator Davis ‘retires’ from position

By Michael Campbell News Editor SUSSEX – County administrator Deborah Davis has officially retired from Sussex County after meeting with...
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November 16, 2016

Virginians drink their way to record year for Va. ABC

By Michael Campbell – News Editor As craft breweries continue to rise in popularity around the commonwealth, it seems the...
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November 16, 2016

DOJ calls state driver’s license suspension law unconstitutional

By Michael Campbell News Editor The Department of Justice has issued a statement on the controversial practice of suspending driver’s...
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November 16, 2016

Apparent accounting error forces Sussex to repay disaster aid

By Michael Campbell News Editor As many residents in this region are reminded of Hurricane Matthew when they see splintered...
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November 16, 2016

Large turnout across Virginia as Trump defeats Clinton

By Michael Campbell News Editor Just over a week ago, millions of Americans made their way to the polls to...
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