The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

 

Surry school leaders receive multiple recognitions at annual VSBA Convention

December 9, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 9, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Surry County was well represented at the recent annual convention of the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) in Williamsburg.  Approximately 1,000 school...
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Leaders learn with students during ‘Take Your Legislator to School’ event

December 7, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 7, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - This November, Surry County School participated in the statewide Take Your Legislator to School Day by hosting a visit on the 19th...
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Claremont opens Parade of Lights to all of Surry County

December 5, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 5, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. CLAREMONT - This year the Third Annual Claremont Christmas Parade, scheduled for December 15, has been extended to include all of Surry County, and Mayor...
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Surry Schools honor Veterans with student-led event

December 3, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 3, 2018 | 12:46 p.m. SURRY - “Luther Porter Jackson Middle School’s “Mr.” and “Miss”, Samuel Radosovish and Desirae Rawlings, hosted a student-led program honoring veterans on November 9 to...
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Man shot by Surry deputy after charging at them with sharp object, 2×4 piece of wood

November 30, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 30, 2018 | 4:43 p.m.  SURRY - A Surry County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed on administrative leave after shooting a man who charged at deputies while holding a piece...
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Ugandan Ambassador brings message of unity during Surry church visit

November 25, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 25, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - The weekend of November 11 was a special one for Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Surry. Beginning on Friday the 9th, Rev. Daniel...
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Foundation’s Tree Lighting and Visit with Santa promises a special evening for all

November 23, 2018
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 23, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. WAKEFIELD - When Santa arrives at the Wakefield Community Tree Lighting atop an antique fire truck on December 1, it will signal a lot of...
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School bus accidents across state spark parental concerns

November 21, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 21, 2018 | 1:45 p.m.  Total school bus accidents in Virginia surpasses 2017 figures VIRGINIA - Entering the third month of school for many students across the Commonwealth, headlines featuring...
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Local Headlines

April 13, 2016

Honoring General A. P. Hill

Meredith Baker Apr. 3 A. P. Hill For seventeen years, a growing crowd has gathered at noon on April 2nd...
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April 6, 2016

State Police In Mourning After Trooper Gunned Down at Richmond Bus Station

RICHMOND - Tragedy struck in the heart of Virginia’s capital city Thursday afternoon as a man opened fire on a...
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April 1, 2016

Governor’s Office Announces Jan. 2016 Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008

RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in January to 4.1...
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April 1, 2016

Investigation into Fatal Urbanna Marina Fire Continues

URBANNA - Virginia State Police continues to investigate what caused a fatal fire at a popular boat landing and marina...
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April 1, 2016

MARTIN’S Food Stores’ Future Up In The Air As Merger Looms

VIRGINIA - The future of popular grocery store chain Martin’s remains up in the air as the merger between the...
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April 1, 2016

Wakefield Car Donation

The Improvement Association’s Head Start parent, Trenika Stringfield, lost her son, boyfriend, brother, and most of her personal belongings, including...
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