The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Surry County basketball teams one step closer to state titles

February 21, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 21, 2019 | 5:22 p.m. SURRY -Double wins at Tuesday night’s Regional tournament at Surry County High School put both boys and girls basketball teams one step closer to...
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Dendron pastor, community icon Jones honored by Surry supervisors

February 21, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 21, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - A very spry Mr. Lawrence Jones, 96, was recognized by the Surry County Board of Supervisors at their Feb. 7 for his many...
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General Assembly Bans Holding Cellphones While Driving

February 19, 2019
By: Andrew Gionfriddo, Capital News Service | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: February 19, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - Earlier this month, The Virginia Senate and House of Delegates each passed bills prohibiting motorists from touching their cell phones while...
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Longtime Surry planning director Russell honored as she departs for Newport News

February 17, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 15, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Rhonda L. Russell was recognized as “a passionate and dedicated public servant” at the Feb. 7 meeting of the Surry County Board...
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Wakefield man struck, killed by drunk driver; community gathers for prayer vigil

February 15, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 15, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - Driving while intoxicated was the apparent cause of the death of a Wakefield man who was struck by a vehicle while walking down...
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Surry taps Jonathan Lynn as new county administrator

February 13, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 13, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Following a lengthy and rigorous search, Jonathan H. Lynn was named new Administrator of Surry County, at the Feb. 7 meeting of the...
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Virginia Sees Population Booms and Big Declines


February 12, 2019
By: Andrew Gionfriddo, Capital News Service | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: February 12, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. RICHMOND — So far this decade, Virginia has grown — and shrunk — in population. Seventy of the state’s 133 cities and...
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Local tips for on-time Valentine – and everything else – mail delivery

February 9, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 9, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - “Everything’s important!” said Waverly Postmaster Billy Trueman when asked about the most crucial thing to assure that your Valentine – or any mail...
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Local Headlines

December 8, 2016

Surry adopts weapons policy for county employees

By Michael Campbell News Editor SURRY – Supervisors unanimously agreed to adopt a new section of their personnel policy aimed...
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December 8, 2016

Legislation to expand Petersburg National Battlefield expected to become law

By Michael Campbell – News Editor VIRGINIA – A recently proposed expansion to Petersburg National Battlefield is now that much...
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December 8, 2016

Local landowners recognized as part of Century Forest program

By Michael Campbell News Editor SUSSEX – The lush sea of green that people see along the highways and byways...
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November 30, 2016

Opiate addiction deemed ‘public health emergency’

By Michael Campbell – News Editor VIRGINIA – According to data from the American Society of Addiction Medicine, in 2014,...
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November 30, 2016

Students On The Job: Rowanty Tech turns 40

By Michael Campbell News Editor CARSON – A steady stream of headlights along Rowanty Road served as the indicator of...
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November 30, 2016

Surry Resource, Employment Center efforts paying dividends in community

By Michael Campbell – News Editor SURRY – A challenge for many rural communities in Virginia and around the nation...
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