The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Sussex County local election qualifying deadline nears

June 9, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 9, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - As of May 31, fewer than half the incumbents for some of the significant local positions up for grabs in Sussex County...
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Surry County candidates prepare before looming election deadline

June 8, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 8, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY COUNTY – The countdown has shortened to mere days before the deadline for filing for several important local elections. Last Friday afternoon, Surry...
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Torrential rain causes flash flooding in Wakefield

June 8, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup By: Terry Harris, Staff Writer Posted: June 8, 2019 | 7:50 a.m. Updated: June 8, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. TOWN OF WAKEFIELD - Hours of steady and, at times, locally heavy rainfall...
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Search continues for robbery suspects after crashing, fleeing in Sussex County

June 7, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 7, 2019 | 7:00 p.m. Two suspects remain at-large; community asked to contact authorities with tips SUSSEX - Local and state authorities descended on rural Sussex County Friday...
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Help for veterans of all ages now available locally

June 6, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 6, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - “I’m excited about it!” said local vet and Wakefield Councilman Wayne Jones, speaking of the new traveling veterans’ assistance outreach program that...
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Two Wakefield women die in Route 40 crash

June 3, 2019
By: Terry Harris | E-mail: Click Here Updated By: Michael Campbell, News Editor Posted: June 3, 2019 | 3:05 p.m. SUSSEX - Two Wakefield women died Monday in a crash along a commonly traveled intersection...
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Living the Steampunk dream in Surry

May 19, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 19, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - So what do a jewelry maker and a 25 year firefighter/paramedic do when they decide to start a business together?  Well, in the...
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Surry ES students enjoy early exploration of career possibilities

May 17, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 17, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - The theme of the 2019 Career Exploration Fair at Surry Elementary School on May 3 was “Anyone Can Be Anything,” and school...
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Local Headlines

November 22, 2016

Sussex Co. Administrator Davis ‘retires’ from position

By Michael Campbell News Editor SUSSEX – County administrator Deborah Davis has officially retired from Sussex County after meeting with...
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November 16, 2016

Virginians drink their way to record year for Va. ABC

By Michael Campbell – News Editor As craft breweries continue to rise in popularity around the commonwealth, it seems the...
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November 16, 2016

DOJ calls state driver’s license suspension law unconstitutional

By Michael Campbell News Editor The Department of Justice has issued a statement on the controversial practice of suspending driver’s...
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November 16, 2016

Apparent accounting error forces Sussex to repay disaster aid

By Michael Campbell News Editor As many residents in this region are reminded of Hurricane Matthew when they see splintered...
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November 16, 2016

Large turnout across Virginia as Trump defeats Clinton

By Michael Campbell News Editor Just over a week ago, millions of Americans made their way to the polls to...
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November 16, 2016

Surry broadband project continues moving forward

By Michael Campbell News Editor A project that has been underway for nearly ten years continues to make progress toward...
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