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

July 14, 2016

Surry County High Student Competes at FBLA National Leadership Conference in Atlanta

Dendron, Virginia, July 11, 2016—More than 9,380 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to the Peach State...
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July 13, 2016

Wyatt ends 50-year teaching odyssey

Thelma Wyatt has been living her dream for 50 years. Last month, that dream, the dream of being a teacher,...
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July 13, 2016

Sussex Sheriff’s Department Headlining Watch program

The Neighborhood Watch Organization will be holding an interesting and informative meeting this month at the Jarratt Fire Department. A...
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July 13, 2016

Surry Supervisors work through busy Thursday agenda

The board approved consent items, voted on resolutions and received updates ongoing projects throughout the county. The board also set...
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July 11, 2016

Industry-related pubs begin take notice of growing community newspapers

What took them so long? A few months back, I had breakfast with the publisher of a very successful community...
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July 7, 2016

Rain fails to dampen spirits at Surry Independence Day event

A little bit of precipitation was not enough to keep Surry County’s 4th of July celebration from taking place Sunday....
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