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 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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October 13, 2016

Blowe hosts Stony Creek District town hall meeting

Sussex County Board Chairman Keith Blowe hosted the Stony Creek District town hall meeting on Saturday at Fort Grove United...
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