The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Surry Elementary student heading to Youth Leadership Forum

July 15, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 15, 2019 | 2:10 p.m. SURRY - Surry County Elementary School student Kevin Osborne Jr will be taking part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience at Wake Forest...
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ELECTION 2019: Incumbent Tyler faces challenge from Republican Wachsmann

July 13, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 13, 2019 | 2:10 p.m. SUSSEX - Longtime Democratic delegate Roslyn Tyler will face a Republican challenger for the first time since 2013 as Stony Creek pharmacist Otto Wachsmann,...
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Big turnout for Waverly’s Free Movie Night

July 11, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 11, 2019 | 2:10 p.m. TOWN OF WAVERLY - The first Waverly Movie Night was a big success, as 168 folks shared the experience of watching the 2018 big-budget film...
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Surry Seafood Co. slated to reopen this week following small fire

July 9, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 9, 2019 | 2:10 p.m. SURRY - A July 5 fire at Surry Seafood Company has the popular local establishment closed until Friday, July 12, according to Randy Pack,...
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Tidewater Academy’s Class of ’69 holds double reunion

June 27, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 27, 2019 | 10:09 a.m. WAKEFIELD - On June 1, the Tidewater Academy class of 1969 held a double class reunion – one for their TA graduating class and one for...
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ACCESS to provide help for college-bound Surry County students

June 27, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 27, 2019 | 10:02 a.m. SURRY - When ACCESS President and CEO, Bonnie Sutton spoke at the May 14th Surry County School Board Meeting, her enthusiasm about the upcoming expansion...
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Community helps iconic Virginia Diner weather flash flood

June 27, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 27, 2019 | 9:51 a.m. WAKEFIELD - Last Saturday the staff of the iconic Virginia Diner traded in their pots and pans for cleaning gear as they cleared away...
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Standing room only as Surry seniors celebrate graduation

June 27, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: June 27, 2019 | 9:44 a.m. SURRY - The 2019 Surry County High School Commencement Exercises began with students in their blue and gold robes marching in past a capacity crowd...
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Local Headlines

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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November 9, 2016

Election Results: 2016 November General Election

Millions of Virginians made their way to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in a historic election that had...
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November 9, 2016

Surry takes stand to end rural poverty in community

By Michael Campbell - News Editor Data from the United States Department of Agriculture reports one-forth of children in rural,...
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November 9, 2016

Sussex leaders debate Gateway Region membership in face of fee increases

By Michael Campbell - News Editor “What have they done for us lately?” That was the simple question posed by...
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