The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Governor Northam inspires – and is inspired – in Waverly during Improvement Association opening

September 17, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 17, 2018 | 12:55 p.m. n spite of the sweltering August heat, there were only smiles on the faces of the folks gathered under the big, white tent in...
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Superintendent Jarrett looks toward a bright future for Sussex Schools

September 13, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 13, 2018 | 12:55 p.m. “I think we had a very successful year,” Dr. Arthur Jarrett responded when asked how he felt about last year’s efforts at Sussex County...
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Surry evacuation center opens ahead of Florence

September 13, 2018
Contributed Report Posted: September 13, 2018 | 9:34 a.m. SURRY - For those in need of shelter during the expected impacts of Hurricane Florence, a shelter has been opened in Surry. As of Sept. 12,...
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Franklin retires to accolades after 17 serving Surry County

September 11, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 11, 2018 | 12:55 p.m. SURRY - Tyrone W. Franklin, one of the longest serving County Administrators in the region, was recognized at the September Surry County Board of Supervisors...
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Cutter Drewry: Ninety Years Young and going strong

August 30, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 30, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX & SURRY COUNTIES - Not even torrential rain could keep away the crowds on hand this year to help Cutter “Pops” Drewry celebrate his...
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Public input sought in Surry County Administrator search

August 28, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 28, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Due to the upcoming retirement of county administrator, Mr. Tyrone W. Franklin, the recruitment Springsted | Waters, Inc., has been contracted to assist...
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Surry joins thousands of communities for National Night Out celebrations

August 24, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 24, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - An enthusiastic Sheriff Carlos Turner described Surry Night out – with over 400 people participating – as “The biggest one ever!  We had...
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New Sussex Chamber programs help locals plan for family, business futures

August 22, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 22, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - “We were very excited and encouraged by the attendance!” exclaimed Sussex County Chamber of Commerce VP Pat Jenkins, describing a recent chamber program...
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Local Headlines

October 13, 2016

Blowe hosts Stony Creek District town hall meeting

Sussex County Board Chairman Keith Blowe hosted the Stony Creek District town hall meeting on Saturday at Fort Grove United...
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October 5, 2016

The Wakefield Foundation holds annual homecoming

The Wakefield Foundation hosted their annual homecoming on Saturday. The event was to celebrate the years of service the building...
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October 5, 2016

Cabin Point Veterinary Hospital holds rabies clinic

Cabin Point Veterinary Hospital held a rabies clinic on Saturday morning which ran from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. The...
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October 5, 2016

Sheriff’s Office launches Project Lifesaver program

A new program is being initiated by the Sussex County Sherriff’s office. Project Lifesavers, is a project designed to help...
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October 5, 2016

Sussex Board of Supervisors hold meeting

In a short meeting on Thursday night, the Sussex Board of Supervisors discussed two major topics on their agenda. The...
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October 5, 2016

Virginia’s Gateway Region enhancing economic development

Serving eight different counties including Sussex and Surry, as well as Prince George, Dinwiddie, Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights and Chesterfield,...
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