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

October 27, 2017

Area law enforcement agencies to take part in Saturday’s National Drug Take-Back event

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Oct. 27, 2017 | 12:00 p.m.  VIRGINIA - On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m....
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October 26, 2017

Surry High School Band leads 2017 Homecoming parade – And inspires nostalgia, pride, and hope

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Oct. 26, 2017 | 12:01 p.m.  SURRY - The smell of Fried Pork Chop Sandwiches,...
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October 23, 2017

Bald eagle rescued near Sussex County Courthouse

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Oct. 23, 2017 | 12:01 p.m.  SUSSEX - A beautiful – but potentially tragic -...
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October 21, 2017

Veterans project by Wakefield Historical Association a huge success – and ongoing

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Oct. 21, 2017 | 12:12 p.m.  WAKEFIELD - On October 7, the Wakefield Historical Association...
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October 19, 2017

Big Fun planned at ‘The Jewel on the James’ Chippokes Plantation State Park

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Oct. 19, 2017 | 12:15 p.m.  SURRY - This Saturday, you can take the kids...
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October 18, 2017

Happy crowds come home to Wakefield for Foundation Day

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 | 11:15 a.m.  WAKEFIELD - The theme for Historic Wakefield’s annual Family...
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