The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Surry County basketball teams one step closer to state titles

February 21, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 21, 2019 | 5:22 p.m. SURRY -Double wins at Tuesday night’s Regional tournament at Surry County High School put both boys and girls basketball teams one step closer to...
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Dendron pastor, community icon Jones honored by Surry supervisors

February 21, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 21, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - A very spry Mr. Lawrence Jones, 96, was recognized by the Surry County Board of Supervisors at their Feb. 7 for his many...
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General Assembly Bans Holding Cellphones While Driving

February 19, 2019
By: Andrew Gionfriddo, Capital News Service | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: February 19, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - Earlier this month, The Virginia Senate and House of Delegates each passed bills prohibiting motorists from touching their cell phones while...
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Longtime Surry planning director Russell honored as she departs for Newport News

February 17, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 15, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Rhonda L. Russell was recognized as “a passionate and dedicated public servant” at the Feb. 7 meeting of the Surry County Board...
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Wakefield man struck, killed by drunk driver; community gathers for prayer vigil

February 15, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 15, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - Driving while intoxicated was the apparent cause of the death of a Wakefield man who was struck by a vehicle while walking down...
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Surry taps Jonathan Lynn as new county administrator

February 13, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 13, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Following a lengthy and rigorous search, Jonathan H. Lynn was named new Administrator of Surry County, at the Feb. 7 meeting of the...
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Virginia Sees Population Booms and Big Declines


February 12, 2019
By: Andrew Gionfriddo, Capital News Service | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: February 12, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. RICHMOND — So far this decade, Virginia has grown — and shrunk — in population. Seventy of the state’s 133 cities and...
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Local tips for on-time Valentine – and everything else – mail delivery

February 9, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 9, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - “Everything’s important!” said Waverly Postmaster Billy Trueman when asked about the most crucial thing to assure that your Valentine – or any mail...
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Local Headlines

November 16, 2016

Surry broadband project continues moving forward

By Michael Campbell News Editor A project that has been underway for nearly ten years continues to make progress toward...
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November 9, 2016

Election Results: 2016 November General Election

Millions of Virginians made their way to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in a historic election that had...
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November 9, 2016

Surry takes stand to end rural poverty in community

By Michael Campbell - News Editor Data from the United States Department of Agriculture reports one-forth of children in rural,...
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November 9, 2016

Sussex leaders debate Gateway Region membership in face of fee increases

By Michael Campbell - News Editor “What have they done for us lately?” That was the simple question posed by...
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November 9, 2016

Sussex Building & Grounds budget ‘will fall short’ at end of fiscal year

Story By: Michael Campbell - News Editor Even though the fiscal year doesn’t end for nearly seven months, county leaders...
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October 13, 2016

Nunsense Opens at the Lee Playhouse

FORT LEE - The second production of the Lee Playhouse’s 2016 – 2017 Main Stage season is “Nunsense”, opening on...
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