The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Living the Steampunk dream in Surry

May 19, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 19, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - So what do a jewelry maker and a 25 year firefighter/paramedic do when they decide to start a business together?  Well, in the...
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Surry ES students enjoy early exploration of career possibilities

May 17, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 17, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - The theme of the 2019 Career Exploration Fair at Surry Elementary School on May 3 was “Anyone Can Be Anything,” and school...
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Final vote on Sussex County 2020 budget expected May 16

May 15, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 15, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. The Sussex County Board of Supervisors meeting on Thursday night, May 16, will encompass at least two significant topics, according to information obtained from...
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Surry woman among two killed in Isle of Wight County crash

May 13, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: May 12, 2019 | 2:45 p.m. SURRY - A Surry County woman has lost her life in a weekend crash in Isle of Wight County, Virginia State Police reported. In a...
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Region’s law enforcement honor the fallen at memorial breakfast

May 13, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: May 13, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. Widow of slain VSP special agent offers poignant words to officers  VIRGINIA – Earlier this month, hundreds of police officers, sheriffs, deputies, and other law...
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Good news for Sussex County citizens: no increase in taxes

May 6, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 6, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. Public hearings for both the proposed budget and tax rates were held at the April 18 regular meeting of the board of supervisors, and...
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Waverly extends warm welcome to new area investor

May 4, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 4, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. WAVERLY - Connecticut entrepreneur Brian Morrison announced last week that he has purchased several buildings on four acres of West Main Street in Waverly and...
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Tax rates remain unchanged in Surry budget proposal

May 2, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 2, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. The proposed 2020 budget for Surry County will include no tax increase, according to county administrator Jonathan Lynn. “This coming year we will not...
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Local Headlines

March 28, 2019

Permit for Sussex solar farm approved

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 28, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - After a year of negotiations, the Sussex...
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March 26, 2019

Offenders risk severe penalties for school threat hoaxes

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 26, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY & SUSSEX CO. - Last week, another threat directed...
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March 20, 2019

Big reveal show for local business on Discovery Channel this week

By: Terry Harris, Staff Writer March 20, 2019 VIRGINIA - Just over two years ago, Dave Reavis began following his...
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March 18, 2019

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

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 18, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. In 2018, Hurricane Michael spawned seven tornadoes and killed...
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March 16, 2019

Surry Lady Cougars Championship hopes crushed by three-peat Parry McCluer

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 16, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. But they vow they’ll be back The Lady Cougars...
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March 15, 2019

The Many Faces of Sinbad prove irresistible at MRAC

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 15, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. Sinbad easily demonstrated that there are as many facets...
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