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 6, 2016

Guilty plea given in stabbing of pastor and wife in Sussex Court

A former high school wrestling champion pleaded guilty on June 7 to stabbing a Sussex County pastor and his wife,...
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July 4, 2016

Local students get capital trip

Two local students enjoyed an expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. June 12-16 as part of the 52nd Annual National Rural...
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July 3, 2016

Sussex Sheriff’s Office joining Project Lifesaver

Sussex County, VA, June 23, 2016 –—Sussex Sheriff Office announced today that they are bringing the Project Lifesaver program to...
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July 2, 2016

Sussex Board of Supervisors issues resolution honoring Walter T. Gay

The Sussex County Board of Supervisors took time earlier this month to honor a pioneering public servant during a ceremony...
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June 30, 2016

Tax increase is included in budget passed by Supervisors last week

The Sussex Board of Supervisors approved the proposed budget $21,675,558 with one amendment removing $1,049 Monday night. The 5-0 vote...
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June 26, 2016

Gay’s memory honored by Board

The Sussex Board of Supervisors recognized the late Walter T. Gay, Sr. Thursday night with the presentation of certificates to...
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