The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Sussex County local election qualifying deadline nears

June 9, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 9, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - As of May 31, fewer than half the incumbents for some of the significant local positions up for grabs in Sussex County...
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Surry County candidates prepare before looming election deadline

June 8, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 8, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY COUNTY – The countdown has shortened to mere days before the deadline for filing for several important local elections. Last Friday afternoon, Surry...
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Torrential rain causes flash flooding in Wakefield

June 8, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup By: Terry Harris, Staff Writer Posted: June 8, 2019 | 7:50 a.m. Updated: June 8, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. TOWN OF WAKEFIELD - Hours of steady and, at times, locally heavy rainfall...
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Search continues for robbery suspects after crashing, fleeing in Sussex County

June 7, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 7, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. Two suspects remain at-large; community asked to contact authorities with tips SUSSEX - Local and state authorities descended on rural Sussex County Friday...
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Help for veterans of all ages now available locally

June 6, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 6, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - “I’m excited about it!” said local vet and Wakefield Councilman Wayne Jones, speaking of the new traveling veterans’ assistance outreach program that...
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Two Wakefield women die in Route 40 crash

June 3, 2019
By: Terry Harris | E-mail: Click Here Updated By: Michael Campbell, News Editor Posted: June 3, 2019 | 3:05 p.m. SUSSEX - Two Wakefield women died Monday in a crash along a commonly traveled intersection...
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Living the Steampunk dream in Surry

May 19, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 19, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - So what do a jewelry maker and a 25 year firefighter/paramedic do when they decide to start a business together?  Well, in the...
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Surry ES students enjoy early exploration of career possibilities

May 17, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 17, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - The theme of the 2019 Career Exploration Fair at Surry Elementary School on May 3 was “Anyone Can Be Anything,” and school...
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Local Headlines

June 10, 2017

Surry supervisors approve budget, funds full-time investigator for Sheriff’s Office

By Michael Campbell, News Editor SURRY - Following a unanimous vote Thursday, Surry supervisors completed their annual task of crafting...
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June 9, 2017

As boil water notice enters second weekend, Waverly officials hopeful it will be lifted soon

By Michael Campbell, News Editor 4:00 p.m. June 9, 2017 TOWN OF WAVERLY - Over a week after town officials...
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June 4, 2017

Funeral arrangements made for late Sussex Sheriff Raymond Bell

By Michael Campbell, News Editor Updated: Jun. 7, 2017 - 11:00 am SUSSEX – The community of Sussex is in...
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June 2, 2017

Waverly under boil water advisory ‘until further notice’ after series of leaks

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor TOWN OF WAVERLY - Residents have been asked by town officials to boil their tap...
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May 31, 2017

Surry supervisors to consider adoption of budget Thursday

By Michael Campbell, News Editor SURRY - County leaders are expected to consider adopting the county administrator's proposed budget during...
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May 28, 2017

Sheriff, residents offer Surry leaders suggestions on funding at budget public hearing

By Michael Campbell, News Editor SURRY - From bringing on a full-time detective to making an investment in the community...
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