The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

‘Make Waverly Safe Again’: Police turn to public following recent string of violence in town

April 25, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 | 1:20 p.m. WAVERLY - In light of multiple incidences of gun violence in the town of Waverly over the last four months, the Waverly Police Department...
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Free self-defense training for women to be held at Surry Parks and Rec

April 19, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 19, 2018 | 2:15 p.m. A Female Self-Defense training evening will be offered at Surry Parks and Recreation on April 30, according to Surry County Sheriff Carlos Turner. ...
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Looking through the eyes of ALS

April 16, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 16, 2018 | 2:15 p.m. SURRY - ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is only known to many as “that ice bucket challenge one.” ...
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Kindergarten Registration Day in Central Virginia is April 19

April 15, 2018
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: Apr. 15, 2018 | 2:50 p.m. VIRGINIA – Thursday, April 19 marks the eighth annual Regional Kindergarten Registration Campaign, coordinated by Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond. This campaign establishes one...
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Care Bags from volunteers brightening the day for area Chemo patients

April 12, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 12, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. WAVERLY - “It all started from an article I read,” began Doris Auton, describing how a group of local folks recently began making and...
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Surry County Emergency Services Coordinator Honored

April 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 9, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. SURRY - Ray Phelps, Emergency Services Coordinator for Surry County, was awarded the Outstanding New Emergency Management Professionals Award through the Virginia Department of...
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Warning: Danger for unprepared participants in spring paddle sports is real

April 5, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 5, 2018 | 4:15 p.m. WAKEFIELD - The National Weather Service in Wakefield and the U.S. Coast Guard have an important message for anyone who enjoys kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding:...
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Stith Family tradition of giving back continues – and expands

April 2, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 2, 2018 | 2:35 p.m. SUSSEX - Millard “Pete” Stith, Consultant to Sussex County Board of Supervisors, comes from a background of giving back, as he explained following the...
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Local Headlines

April 1, 2016

Governor’s Office Announces Jan. 2016 Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008

RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in January to 4.1...
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April 1, 2016

Investigation into Fatal Urbanna Marina Fire Continues

URBANNA - Virginia State Police continues to investigate what caused a fatal fire at a popular boat landing and marina...
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April 1, 2016

MARTIN’S Food Stores’ Future Up In The Air As Merger Looms

VIRGINIA - The future of popular grocery store chain Martin’s remains up in the air as the merger between the...
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April 1, 2016

Wakefield Car Donation

The Improvement Association’s Head Start parent, Trenika Stringfield, lost her son, boyfriend, brother, and most of her personal belongings, including...
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April 1, 2016

Shad Planking 2016: Same Traditions, Different Day

Popular Wakefield Ruritan Event Moves to Friday For 68th Annual Event WAKEFIELD - The iconic event of the town of...
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