The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Surry authorities seeking petition for arrest in connection with school threats

January 18, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 18, 2019 | 2:15 p.m SURRY & SUSSEX COUNTIES - Surry County Sheriff's Office investigators are preparing to move forward with seeking petition for the arrest of a juvenile...
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Local bank VP reflects on retirement after 34 years

January 16, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 16, 2019 | 2:15 p.m WAVERLY - Doris Ellis-Jackson retired after 34 years on Jan. 1 as VP and branch manager of Sonabank’s Waverly Branch. On Dec. 21, CEO of...
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Surry leaders focus on transparency, addressing citizen concerns

January 14, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 14, 2019 | 2:15 p.m SURRY - The regular January meeting of the Surry County Board of Supervisors was brief but productive, due in part to some innovations recently introduced...
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Surry, Sussex Schools cancel afternoon activities for remainder of week following threats

January 9, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 9, 2019 | 12:36 p.m. SURRY & SUSSEX COUNTIES - Both Sussex and Surry County school divisions have moved to cancel all afternoon activities for the remainder of the week...
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Threats to Surry, Sussex schools confirmed; situation in-hand as authorities investigate

January 8, 2019
- - STORY UPDATED - - By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 8, 2019 | 9:18 p.m SURRY & SUSSEX COUNTIES - “Yes, we have received electronic threats via social media,” confirmed Sussex County School...
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Local Honor Students exceed goal in Help for the Homeless Project

January 3, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 3, 2019 | 3:45 p.m Last year, Raven Pierce and her mother decided to collect bags of necessities and distribute them to the homeless over the winter.  After she...
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SCYSC Board sets New Year’s Resolutions

January 1, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 1, 2019 | 3:45 p.m Surry County Youth Services Citizen Board members recently came up with a list of New Years’ Wishes and plans following a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities,...
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Sheriff warns consequences of drinking and driving brutal

December 30, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 30, 2018 | 3:45 p.m “In the United States, roughly 29 people die every day in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver,” said Sussex Sheriff Ernest Giles...
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Local Headlines

June 26, 2016

Gay’s memory honored by Board

The Sussex Board of Supervisors recognized the late Walter T. Gay, Sr. Thursday night with the presentation of certificates to...
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June 24, 2016

County Head Starts graduate students

The ceremonies drew massive crowds of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors and babysitters. All of those involved were beaming with...
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June 17, 2016

Law Enforcement rallies to Festival

As thousands of people gathered outside Emporia for the 43rd Virginia Pork Festival, their safety and security were being guarded...
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June 10, 2016

Surry Board welcomes back Drewry

The Surry Board of Supervisors welcomed back Supervisor Michael H. Drewry Thursday night. Supervisor Drewry said he was feeding his...
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June 3, 2016

Pork Festival set to return to area

The Greensville County Ruritan Club turns 70 this year so it seemed only natural to club members to take over...
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June 3, 2016

Surry County job fair draws a lot of employers

The Surry Department of Social Services hosted its second 2016 job fair at the Surry County Parks and Recreations building...
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