The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Waverly church to celebrate historic 150th Anniversary

November 16, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 16, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. WAVERLY - First Baptist Church of Waverly, VA – recognized as the first church in Waverly - will be celebrating its 150th Anniversary on November...
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Locals excited as Purdy Store reopens

November 14, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 14, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. The Purdy Store.  That’s what the locals call it, and anyone who’s ever navigated down eleven miles of increasingly narrow, winding roads from Emporia...
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Charlie Daniels Band ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ as RR Theater kicks off Grand Reopening

November 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 9, 2018 | 10:37 a.m. ROANOKE RAPIDS - November 10 will be a big day for top-notch entertainment in Eastern Virginia and North Carolina.  That’s when the Ceremonial Ribbon will...
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ELECTION 2018: Poll workers describe ‘presidential-like’ turnout for elections locally

November 6, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 6, 2018 | 12:22 p.m.  Bookmark this page for the latest election results beginning at 7 p.m. VIRGINIA - Across the Commonwealth, voters are heading to the polls to cast their...
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Dominion set to Renew Surry Power Station lease through 2053

November 4, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 4, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - On October 16, Dominion Energy filed and application with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to renew the operating licenses for another 20 years...
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Area Red Cross responds to those affected by recent hurricanes

November 1, 2018
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: Nov. 1, 2018 | 3:45 p.m.  VIRGINIA - When Hurricane Michael slammed onshore in the Florida panhandle, it had strengthened to a disastrous category 4 storm. Areas of Florida,...
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Surry Youth Leaders prepare to ‘Say Boo to Drugs’

October 30, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 30, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. A group of young people in Surry County is making a huge difference in their community as they step up to help lead the...
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Focus on firearms for chamber’s ‘Preserving Your Wealth’ event

October 28, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 28, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - The Sussex County Chamber of Commerce will bring out the big guns for the next installment of their free, educational Preserving your Wealth...
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Local Headlines

July 13, 2016

Sussex Sheriff’s Department Headlining Watch program

The Neighborhood Watch Organization will be holding an interesting and informative meeting this month at the Jarratt Fire Department. A...
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July 13, 2016

Surry Supervisors work through busy Thursday agenda

The board approved consent items, voted on resolutions and received updates ongoing projects throughout the county. The board also set...
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July 11, 2016

Industry-related pubs begin take notice of growing community newspapers

What took them so long? A few months back, I had breakfast with the publisher of a very successful community...
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July 7, 2016

Rain fails to dampen spirits at Surry Independence Day event

A little bit of precipitation was not enough to keep Surry County’s 4th of July celebration from taking place Sunday....
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July 7, 2016

Successful event held for slain Trooper’s family

POWHATAN, VIRGINIA (June 24th, 2016) -- Families from across Southside Virginia gathered over the weekend to honor the memory of...
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July 6, 2016

Guilty plea given in stabbing of pastor and wife in Sussex Court

A former high school wrestling champion pleaded guilty on June 7 to stabbing a Sussex County pastor and his wife,...
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