The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Surry school leaders receive multiple recognitions at annual VSBA Convention

December 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 9, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Surry County was well represented at the recent annual convention of the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) in Williamsburg.  Approximately 1,000 school...
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Leaders learn with students during ‘Take Your Legislator to School’ event

December 7, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 7, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - This November, Surry County School participated in the statewide Take Your Legislator to School Day by hosting a visit on the 19th...
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Claremont opens Parade of Lights to all of Surry County

December 5, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 5, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. CLAREMONT - This year the Third Annual Claremont Christmas Parade, scheduled for December 15, has been extended to include all of Surry County, and Mayor...
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Surry Schools honor Veterans with student-led event

December 3, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 3, 2018 | 12:46 p.m. SURRY - “Luther Porter Jackson Middle School’s “Mr.” and “Miss”, Samuel Radosovish and Desirae Rawlings, hosted a student-led program honoring veterans on November 9 to...
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Man shot by Surry deputy after charging at them with sharp object, 2×4 piece of wood

November 30, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 30, 2018 | 4:43 p.m.  SURRY - A Surry County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed on administrative leave after shooting a man who charged at deputies while holding a piece...
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Ugandan Ambassador brings message of unity during Surry church visit

November 25, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 25, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - The weekend of November 11 was a special one for Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Surry. Beginning on Friday the 9th, Rev. Daniel...
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Foundation’s Tree Lighting and Visit with Santa promises a special evening for all

November 23, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 23, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. WAKEFIELD - When Santa arrives at the Wakefield Community Tree Lighting atop an antique fire truck on December 1, it will signal a lot of...
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School bus accidents across state spark parental concerns

November 21, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 21, 2018 | 1:45 p.m.  Total school bus accidents in Virginia surpasses 2017 figures VIRGINIA - Entering the third month of school for many students across the Commonwealth, headlines featuring...
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Local Headlines

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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July 4, 2016

Local students get capital trip

Two local students enjoyed an expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. June 12-16 as part of the 52nd Annual National Rural...
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July 3, 2016

Sussex Sheriff’s Office joining Project Lifesaver

Sussex County, VA, June 23, 2016 –—Sussex Sheriff Office announced today that they are bringing the Project Lifesaver program to...
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July 2, 2016

Sussex Board of Supervisors issues resolution honoring Walter T. Gay

The Sussex County Board of Supervisors took time earlier this month to honor a pioneering public servant during a ceremony...
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