The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Surry, Sussex Schools take part in statewide High School Voter Registration Week

April 15, 2019
  By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 15, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. VIRGINIA - April 21–27 officially marks the fourth annual Virginia High School Student Voter Registration Week. The event, according to Governor Ralph Northam's...
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Ag and Forestry Secretary coming for local Diversified Land Use Summit

April 12, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 12, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. VIRGINIA - Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Bettina Ring is coming to Surry County on April 25 to moderate and offer input at...
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DUI simulation a ‘wake-up call’ for area students

April 10, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 10, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Surry County High School students learned just how difficult – and dangerous – trying to drive while intoxicated can be on March...
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Sussex ‘dodged bullet’ as nearby regional jail faces struggles

April 8, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 8, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - According to a statement by Sussex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Susan Seward, recent reports of troubling inmate welfare situations as well...
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‘Hands-on, minds on’ key for Surry County Schools

April 5, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 5, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Kids having fun while learning?  What a concept!  But according to Surry County Schools Assistant Superintendent Dr. Serbrenia Sims it’s one of the...
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Manslaughter charges placed on suspect who crashed into vehicle while fleeing police, killing a child

April 3, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: April 3, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. SUSSEX - A Petersburg man has been charged with manslaughter after he crashed into a car while trying to flee from pursuing law enforcement, killing a...
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2019 ‘B.A.S.H.’ event promises fun for all as Wakefield Ruritans celebrate 90th anniversary

April 3, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: April 3, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. WAKEFIELD - Last year, a traditional Wakefield rite of spring underwent a rejuvenation when the Ruritan Club’s Shad Planking became The B.A.S.H..  (Barbecue and Shad...
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Permit for Sussex solar farm approved

March 28, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 28, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - After a year of negotiations, the Sussex County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a Conditional Use Permit at their March 21 meeting...
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Local Headlines

November 22, 2016

Sussex Co. Administrator Davis ‘retires’ from position

By Michael Campbell News Editor SUSSEX – County administrator Deborah Davis has officially retired from Sussex County after meeting with...
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November 16, 2016

Virginians drink their way to record year for Va. ABC

By Michael Campbell – News Editor As craft breweries continue to rise in popularity around the commonwealth, it seems the...
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November 16, 2016

DOJ calls state driver’s license suspension law unconstitutional

By Michael Campbell News Editor The Department of Justice has issued a statement on the controversial practice of suspending driver’s...
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November 16, 2016

Apparent accounting error forces Sussex to repay disaster aid

By Michael Campbell News Editor As many residents in this region are reminded of Hurricane Matthew when they see splintered...
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November 16, 2016

Large turnout across Virginia as Trump defeats Clinton

By Michael Campbell News Editor Just over a week ago, millions of Americans made their way to the polls to...
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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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