The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Foundation’s Family Day 2018 to be Packed with Food and Fun

September 21, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 21, 2018 | 2:50 p.m. WAKEFIELD - The folks of the Historic Wakefield Foundation are gearing up for an exciting Family Day/ Homecoming October 6.  And Joan Drewry, President of...
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Florence still dangerous, Governor Northam warns

September 19, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 19, 2018 | 2:50 p.m. VIRGINIA - As of press time, if Florence continues as predicted, Virginia may have dodged a bullet. North Carolina did not, and is now dealing...
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Governor Northam inspires – and is inspired – in Waverly during Improvement Association opening

September 17, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 17, 2018 | 12:55 p.m. n spite of the sweltering August heat, there were only smiles on the faces of the folks gathered under the big, white tent in...
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Superintendent Jarrett looks toward a bright future for Sussex Schools

September 13, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 13, 2018 | 12:55 p.m. “I think we had a very successful year,” Dr. Arthur Jarrett responded when asked how he felt about last year’s efforts at Sussex County...
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Surry evacuation center opens ahead of Florence

September 13, 2018
Contributed Report Posted: September 13, 2018 | 9:34 a.m. SURRY - For those in need of shelter during the expected impacts of Hurricane Florence, a shelter has been opened in Surry. As of Sept. 12,...
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Franklin retires to accolades after 17 serving Surry County

September 11, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 11, 2018 | 12:55 p.m. SURRY - Tyrone W. Franklin, one of the longest serving County Administrators in the region, was recognized at the September Surry County Board of Supervisors...
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Cutter Drewry: Ninety Years Young and going strong

August 30, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 30, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX & SURRY COUNTIES - Not even torrential rain could keep away the crowds on hand this year to help Cutter “Pops” Drewry celebrate his...
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Public input sought in Surry County Administrator search

August 28, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 28, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Due to the upcoming retirement of county administrator, Mr. Tyrone W. Franklin, the recruitment Springsted | Waters, Inc., has been contracted to assist...
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Local Headlines

April 20, 2016

Jarratt leaders debate best use for clubhouse

Money to fix the Johns-Manville Clubhouse in Jarratt was once again the focus of discussions during the monthly meeting of...
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April 13, 2016

Honoring General A. P. Hill

Meredith Baker Apr. 3 A. P. Hill For seventeen years, a growing crowd has gathered at noon on April 2nd...
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April 6, 2016

State Police In Mourning After Trooper Gunned Down at Richmond Bus Station

RICHMOND - Tragedy struck in the heart of Virginia’s capital city Thursday afternoon as a man opened fire on a...
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April 1, 2016

Governor’s Office Announces Jan. 2016 Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008

RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in January to 4.1...
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April 1, 2016

Investigation into Fatal Urbanna Marina Fire Continues

URBANNA - Virginia State Police continues to investigate what caused a fatal fire at a popular boat landing and marina...
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April 1, 2016

MARTIN’S Food Stores’ Future Up In The Air As Merger Looms

VIRGINIA - The future of popular grocery store chain Martin’s remains up in the air as the merger between the...
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