The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Citizens urged to participate in state-wide tornado drill March 19

March 18, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 18, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. In 2018, Hurricane Michael spawned seven tornadoes and killed seven Virginians.  To help avoid a similar situation in Surry County, emergency services coordinator Ray...
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Surry Lady Cougars Championship hopes crushed by three-peat Parry McCluer

March 16, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 16, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. But they vow they’ll be back The Lady Cougars went in with grit and determination, but after an early, hard-fought, early contest, a three...
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The Many Faces of Sinbad prove irresistible at MRAC

March 15, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 15, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. Sinbad easily demonstrated that there are as many facets and faces to his comedy as there are treasures in Aladdin’s treasure trove at the...
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STATE CHAMPS! Palmer’s last quarter drives – and a bit of inspiration – lead Cougars’ climb to the top

March 14, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 14, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Long before Surry County took on the Eastside Spartans, the whisper started around: If the boys win, it would be the first...
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Surry Boys Basketball win state championship; Girls defeated in finals

March 9, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 9, 2019 | 3:34 p.m. SURRY - Surry County High School and the entire community have plenty of reasons to hold their heads high as their high school's boys basketball team...
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Town of Waverly declares April Spring Cleanup Month

March 8, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 8, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. TOWN OF WAVERLY - “We’ve got to start working on this in a big way,” said Waverly Mayor Angela McPhaul, describing the big spring...
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Newby honored for 32 years service with Sussex Social Services Dept.

March 6, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 6, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - At the Feb. 12 regular meeting of the Sussex Board of Supervisors, Ms. Gloria Newby was honored in recognition of her retirement...
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Off to Richmond: Surry High School basketball teams advance to State finals

March 6, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 6, 2019 | 9:15 a.m. SURRY - Riding a wave of momentum that began in the early stages of the season and grew to great heights over the past several...
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Local Headlines

February 15, 2019

Wakefield man struck, killed by drunk driver; community gathers for prayer vigil

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 15, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - Driving while intoxicated was the apparent cause of...
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February 13, 2019

Surry taps Jonathan Lynn as new county administrator

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 13, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Following a lengthy and rigorous search, Jonathan H....
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February 12, 2019

Virginia Sees Population Booms and Big Declines


By: Andrew Gionfriddo, Capital News Service | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: February 12, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. RICHMOND — So far this decade, Virginia...
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February 9, 2019

Local tips for on-time Valentine – and everything else – mail delivery

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 9, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - “Everything’s important!” said Waverly Postmaster Billy Trueman when...
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February 6, 2019

Waverly insurance agent honored for exceptional service

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 6, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. TOWN OF WAVERLY - Waverly resident and well-known local New...
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February 6, 2019

Sussex woman arrested following school bus hit-and-run in PG

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 6, 2019 | 2:04 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - Prince George Police have arrested a Sussex...
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