The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Surry Elementary student heading to Youth Leadership Forum

July 15, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 15, 2019 | 2:10 p.m. SURRY - Surry County Elementary School student Kevin Osborne Jr will be taking part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience at Wake Forest...
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ELECTION 2019: Incumbent Tyler faces challenge from Republican Wachsmann

July 13, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 13, 2019 | 2:10 p.m. SUSSEX - Longtime Democratic delegate Roslyn Tyler will face a Republican challenger for the first time since 2013 as Stony Creek pharmacist Otto Wachsmann,...
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Big turnout for Waverly’s Free Movie Night

July 11, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 11, 2019 | 2:10 p.m. TOWN OF WAVERLY - The first Waverly Movie Night was a big success, as 168 folks shared the experience of watching the 2018 big-budget film...
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Surry Seafood Co. slated to reopen this week following small fire

July 9, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 9, 2019 | 2:10 p.m. SURRY - A July 5 fire at Surry Seafood Company has the popular local establishment closed until Friday, July 12, according to Randy Pack,...
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Tidewater Academy’s Class of ’69 holds double reunion

June 27, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 27, 2019 | 10:09 a.m. WAKEFIELD - On June 1, the Tidewater Academy class of 1969 held a double class reunion – one for their TA graduating class and one for...
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ACCESS to provide help for college-bound Surry County students

June 27, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 27, 2019 | 10:02 a.m. SURRY - When ACCESS President and CEO, Bonnie Sutton spoke at the May 14th Surry County School Board Meeting, her enthusiasm about the upcoming expansion...
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Community helps iconic Virginia Diner weather flash flood

June 27, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 27, 2019 | 9:51 a.m. WAKEFIELD - Last Saturday the staff of the iconic Virginia Diner traded in their pots and pans for cleaning gear as they cleared away...
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Standing room only as Surry seniors celebrate graduation

June 27, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 27, 2019 | 9:44 a.m. SURRY - The 2019 Surry County High School Commencement Exercises began with students in their blue and gold robes marching in past a capacity crowd...
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Local Headlines

August 10, 2017

A young Surry man on a mission

By: Terry Harris, Staff Writer 12:38 p.m. | August 10, 2017 SURRY - 24-year-old Jay Wilkinson was cured of cancer twelve...
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August 9, 2017

Suspect brandishes weapon in drive-thru robbery of Wakefield bank

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor 6:03 p.m. | August 9, 2017 TOWN OF WAKEFIELD, Va. - Sussex County Sheriff's Office...
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August 3, 2017

Stony Creek girl turns pain into positivity while inspiring her own heroes

By: Terry Harris, Staff Writer 1:04 p.m. | August 3, 2017 STONY CREEK - “And a little child shall lead them”...
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August 3, 2017

A Sussex act of kindness sparks miracle, captures national attention

By: Terry Harris, Staff Writer 12:36 p.m. | August 3, 2017 SUSSEX - The incident began with a frantic phone call....
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July 27, 2017

Town of Surry historic designation delayed after county concerns

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor July 27, 2017 | 12:48 p.m. SURRY - Plans to officially designate part of the...
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July 24, 2017

Smithfield man pleads guilty to shooting, killing, running over bald eagle with ATV

By: Contributed Report July 24, 2017 | 12:03 p.m. SMITHFIELD - A Smithfield man pleaded guilty to killing a bald eagle,...
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