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

May 8, 2017

In midst of food desert, Surry seeks grant to expand Farmer’s Market, access to fresh produce

By Michael Campbell News Editor SURRY - With few options for those living within Surry's borders in terms of grocery...
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May 4, 2017

Virginia representatives split votes as House narrowly passes Obamacare replacement

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor VIRGINIA - Just over 100 days into his term in office, President Donald Trump joined...
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May 3, 2017

Health insurer Aetna will not offer Obamacare plans in Virginia in 2018

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor VIRGINIA – According to published reports, major health insurance company Aetna says it will not...
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April 28, 2017

Sussex Board set to raise salaries, cover health insurance

By Roger Bell, Editor SUSSEX - “It’s Christmas around here.” Sussex County Board Chairwoman Susan Seward said these words in...
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April 25, 2017

Surry’s proposed budget tackles service funding in face of flat revenue projections

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor SURRY - The results of months of analysis and discussion by supervisors and county officials...
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April 12, 2017

Waverly mayor Mason retains Morrissey as attorney in election fraud case

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor WAVERLY - "I'm innocent." Those were the only words uttered by Waverly mayor Walter Mason...
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