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

June 24, 2016

County Head Starts graduate students

The ceremonies drew massive crowds of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors and babysitters. All of those involved were beaming with...
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June 17, 2016

Law Enforcement rallies to Festival

As thousands of people gathered outside Emporia for the 43rd Virginia Pork Festival, their safety and security were being guarded...
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June 10, 2016

Surry Board welcomes back Drewry

The Surry Board of Supervisors welcomed back Supervisor Michael H. Drewry Thursday night. Supervisor Drewry said he was feeding his...
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June 3, 2016

Pork Festival set to return to area

The Greensville County Ruritan Club turns 70 this year so it seemed only natural to club members to take over...
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June 3, 2016

Surry County job fair draws a lot of employers

The Surry Department of Social Services hosted its second 2016 job fair at the Surry County Parks and Recreations building...
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May 27, 2016

Winery continues to grow locally

Combine a chemist, an engineer, and a goat tower, and surprisingly, the small farming community of Elberon ends up with...
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