The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Surry authorities seeking petition for arrest in connection with school threats

January 18, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 18, 2019 | 2:15 p.m SURRY & SUSSEX COUNTIES - Surry County Sheriff's Office investigators are preparing to move forward with seeking petition for the arrest of a juvenile...
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Local bank VP reflects on retirement after 34 years

January 16, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 16, 2019 | 2:15 p.m WAVERLY - Doris Ellis-Jackson retired after 34 years on Jan. 1 as VP and branch manager of Sonabank’s Waverly Branch. On Dec. 21, CEO of...
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Surry leaders focus on transparency, addressing citizen concerns

January 14, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 14, 2019 | 2:15 p.m SURRY - The regular January meeting of the Surry County Board of Supervisors was brief but productive, due in part to some innovations recently introduced...
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Surry, Sussex Schools cancel afternoon activities for remainder of week following threats

January 9, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 9, 2019 | 12:36 p.m. SURRY & SUSSEX COUNTIES - Both Sussex and Surry County school divisions have moved to cancel all afternoon activities for the remainder of the week...
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Threats to Surry, Sussex schools confirmed; situation in-hand as authorities investigate

January 8, 2019
- - STORY UPDATED - - By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 8, 2019 | 9:18 p.m SURRY & SUSSEX COUNTIES - “Yes, we have received electronic threats via social media,” confirmed Sussex County School...
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Local Honor Students exceed goal in Help for the Homeless Project

January 3, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 3, 2019 | 3:45 p.m Last year, Raven Pierce and her mother decided to collect bags of necessities and distribute them to the homeless over the winter.  After she...
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SCYSC Board sets New Year’s Resolutions

January 1, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 1, 2019 | 3:45 p.m Surry County Youth Services Citizen Board members recently came up with a list of New Years’ Wishes and plans following a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities,...
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Sheriff warns consequences of drinking and driving brutal

December 30, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 30, 2018 | 3:45 p.m “In the United States, roughly 29 people die every day in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver,” said Sussex Sheriff Ernest Giles...
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Local Headlines

November 21, 2018

School bus accidents across state spark parental concerns

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 21, 2018 | 1:45 p.m.  Total school bus accidents in Virginia surpasses 2017 figures VIRGINIA...
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November 19, 2018

Officials break ground on Surry’s new Rescue Squad, Emergency Ops Center

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 19, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - The turning of the official first shovelful...
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November 16, 2018

Waverly church to celebrate historic 150th Anniversary

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 16, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. WAVERLY - First Baptist Church of Waverly, VA – recognized...
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November 14, 2018

Locals excited as Purdy Store reopens

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 14, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. The Purdy Store.  That’s what the locals call it,...
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November 9, 2018

Charlie Daniels Band ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ as RR Theater kicks off Grand Reopening

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 9, 2018 | 10:37 a.m. ROANOKE RAPIDS - November 10 will be a big day...
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November 6, 2018

ELECTION 2018: Poll workers describe ‘presidential-like’ turnout for elections locally

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 6, 2018 | 12:22 p.m.  Bookmark this page for the latest election results beginning at 7...
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