The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Going Green with Goats!

July 15, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 15, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. SURRY - For anyone who has wondered why there are goats happily munching away at the Surry County Animal Control Lot, there’s a story behind...
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Queenie Cooks: PDQ Pie

July 14, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 14, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. Everybody needs at least one recipe in their repertoire for those “Lord a’ Mercy I’m clean out of time today and I’m supposed to...
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Queenie Cooks: Easiest Fresh Blackberry Cobbler – with a twist!

July 14, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 14, 2018 | 8:05 a.m. I’ll never forget the first time I had Blackberry Cobbler, because, besides being delicious, it was part of a big adventure.  I was just...
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Fresh food and fun coming to the Waverly Library!

July 13, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 13, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. WAVERLY - “We started the Waverly Library Farmer’s Market three years ago because we did not have a grocery store,” explained Laurie Latham,  Branch Manager...
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Wakefield Foundation serves as home of town farmer’s market

July 11, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 11, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. WAKEFIELD - “They’ve got peaches, tomatoes, corn – so much – first class everything!” said Joan P. Drewry, President of the Wakefield Foundation, referring to...
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Big 43rd Annual Pork, Peanuts and Pine Festival is almost here!

July 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 9, 2018 | 11:55 a.m. SURRY - Mark your calendar now for the 43rd Annual Pork, Peanuts and Pine Festival at Chippokes plantation State Park July 21-22, because according to co-chairpersons...
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Stony Creek man killed in hit-and-run; Petersburg man charged

July 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 9, 2018 | 10:22 a.m. SUSSEX - Virginia State Police are conducting the investigation of a hit and run which resulted in the death of a local resident.  Joseph Jenkins...
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Waverly business helps residents’ bodies and minds get fit

July 2, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 2, 2018 | 2:15 p.m. WAVERLY - “Helping people get fit in body and mind” could be the theme to Patti Presson’s life, and she stays pretty busy doing exactly...
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Local Headlines

July 25, 2016

4th District Candidate, Mike Wade at Surry Fish Fry

In his campaign to represent the fourth district in Congress, Candidate Mike Wade visited the Ruritan Club in Surry for...
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July 21, 2016

New rules coming for Virginia Peanut Festival Beauty Pageant

July might seem early to bring up the Virginia Peanut Festival Beauty Pageant but it’s not, especially with the events...
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July 21, 2016

Greensville authorities seek help with robbery ID

There are very few things more terrifying that suddenly being confronted by armed men as you routinely go about your...
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July 21, 2016

Outreach effort underway to aid area resident

LAWRENCEVILLE – Abbe Thomas organized an effort to collect headwear for Katy Daniel, who was seriously injured while putting up...
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July 20, 2016

New Jarratt Council members eager to start

When Jarratt’s City Council gets together for its next meeting, there will be four new faces at the table. This...
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July 14, 2016

Surry County High Student Competes at FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta

Dendron, Virginia, July 11, 2016—More than 9,380 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to the Peach State...
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