The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Citizens urged to participate in state-wide tornado drill March 19

March 18, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 18, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. In 2018, Hurricane Michael spawned seven tornadoes and killed seven Virginians.  To help avoid a similar situation in Surry County, emergency services coordinator Ray...
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Surry Lady Cougars Championship hopes crushed by three-peat Parry McCluer

March 16, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 16, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. But they vow they’ll be back The Lady Cougars went in with grit and determination, but after an early, hard-fought, early contest, a three...
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The Many Faces of Sinbad prove irresistible at MRAC

March 15, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 15, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. Sinbad easily demonstrated that there are as many facets and faces to his comedy as there are treasures in Aladdin’s treasure trove at the...
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STATE CHAMPS! Palmer’s last quarter drives – and a bit of inspiration – lead Cougars’ climb to the top

March 14, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 14, 2019 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Long before Surry County took on the Eastside Spartans, the whisper started around: If the boys win, it would be the first...
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Surry Boys Basketball win state championship; Girls defeated in finals

March 9, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 9, 2019 | 3:34 p.m. SURRY - Surry County High School and the entire community have plenty of reasons to hold their heads high as their high school's boys basketball team...
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Town of Waverly declares April Spring Cleanup Month

March 8, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 8, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. TOWN OF WAVERLY - “We’ve got to start working on this in a big way,” said Waverly Mayor Angela McPhaul, describing the big spring...
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Newby honored for 32 years service with Sussex Social Services Dept.

March 6, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 6, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - At the Feb. 12 regular meeting of the Sussex Board of Supervisors, Ms. Gloria Newby was honored in recognition of her retirement...
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Off to Richmond: Surry High School basketball teams advance to State finals

March 6, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 6, 2019 | 9:15 a.m. SURRY - Riding a wave of momentum that began in the early stages of the season and grew to great heights over the past several...
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Local Headlines

July 21, 2016

Outreach effort underway to aid area resident

LAWRENCEVILLE – Abbe Thomas organized an effort to collect headwear for Katy Daniel, who was seriously injured while putting up...
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July 20, 2016

New Jarratt Council members eager to start

When Jarratt’s City Council gets together for its next meeting, there will be four new faces at the table. This...
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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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