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

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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