The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Surry school leaders receive multiple recognitions at annual VSBA Convention

December 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 9, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Surry County was well represented at the recent annual convention of the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) in Williamsburg.  Approximately 1,000 school...
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Leaders learn with students during ‘Take Your Legislator to School’ event

December 7, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 7, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - This November, Surry County School participated in the statewide Take Your Legislator to School Day by hosting a visit on the 19th...
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Claremont opens Parade of Lights to all of Surry County

December 5, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 5, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. CLAREMONT - This year the Third Annual Claremont Christmas Parade, scheduled for December 15, has been extended to include all of Surry County, and Mayor...
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Surry Schools honor Veterans with student-led event

December 3, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 3, 2018 | 12:46 p.m. SURRY - “Luther Porter Jackson Middle School’s “Mr.” and “Miss”, Samuel Radosovish and Desirae Rawlings, hosted a student-led program honoring veterans on November 9 to...
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Man shot by Surry deputy after charging at them with sharp object, 2×4 piece of wood

November 30, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 30, 2018 | 4:43 p.m.  SURRY - A Surry County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed on administrative leave after shooting a man who charged at deputies while holding a piece...
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Ugandan Ambassador brings message of unity during Surry church visit

November 25, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 25, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - The weekend of November 11 was a special one for Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Surry. Beginning on Friday the 9th, Rev. Daniel...
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Foundation’s Tree Lighting and Visit with Santa promises a special evening for all

November 23, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 23, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. WAKEFIELD - When Santa arrives at the Wakefield Community Tree Lighting atop an antique fire truck on December 1, it will signal a lot of...
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School bus accidents across state spark parental concerns

November 21, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 21, 2018 | 1:45 p.m.  Total school bus accidents in Virginia surpasses 2017 figures VIRGINIA - Entering the third month of school for many students across the Commonwealth, headlines featuring...
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Local Headlines

June 12, 2017

Sussex Sheriff Office deputy found dead as department mourns loss of late Sheriff Bell

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor SUSSEX - The Sussex County Sheriff's Office is reeling following the death of a deputy...
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June 11, 2017

Republicans, Democrats vie for Morris’ 64th District House seat in primaries

By: Michael Campbell News Editor VIRGINIA - With the state's general election now only five months away, voters will play...
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June 10, 2017

Surry supervisors approve budget, funds full-time investigator for Sheriff’s Office

By Michael Campbell, News Editor SURRY - Following a unanimous vote Thursday, Surry supervisors completed their annual task of crafting...
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June 9, 2017

As boil water notice enters second weekend, Waverly officials hopeful it will be lifted soon

By Michael Campbell, News Editor 4:00 p.m. June 9, 2017 TOWN OF WAVERLY - Over a week after town officials...
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June 4, 2017

Funeral arrangements made for late Sussex Sheriff Raymond Bell

By Michael Campbell, News Editor Updated: Jun. 7, 2017 - 11:00 am SUSSEX – The community of Sussex is in...
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June 2, 2017

Waverly under boil water advisory ‘until further notice’ after series of leaks

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor TOWN OF WAVERLY - Residents have been asked by town officials to boil their tap...
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