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

April 27, 2016

Man pens book about Highway 301 businesses

You may have never heard of Tim O’Gorman or any of his books but if you are local you might...
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April 27, 2016

Tyler helps localities get their fines, fees back

Thanks to Delegates Roslyn Tyler and Riley Ingram’s collaborative efforts this 2016 session, localities can now have additional money for...
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April 20, 2016

Martin’s official doesn’t expect closures

The future of competing stores once the merger of Martin's Food Stores is complete should be secure, said a high-ranking...
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April 20, 2016

Southside Heritage Days hosted by historic inn

Historic Fork Inn on Route 460 was once again open to the public this year for the annual Southside Virginia...
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April 20, 2016

Jarratt leaders debate best use for clubhouse

Money to fix the Johns-Manville Clubhouse in Jarratt was once again the focus of discussions during the monthly meeting of...
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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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