The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Sussex County meals tax to be decided in November Election

October 16, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 16, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SUSSEX - Earlier this year, the Sussex County Board of Supervisors debated for several months the advisability of adding a “meals tax” to any prepared...
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High temps, low water levels sees burn ban implemented

October 14, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: October 14, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Surry County last week joined a number of other state localities that have issued immediate open air burn bans, according to county...
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The Waverly GreenMachine rides again

September 23, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 23, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. WAVERLY - Jason and Rhonda Flowers are proud of the town of Waverly and the three capable, successful children they’ve raised there. Now they are...
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Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia prepares for annual fall Pow Wow

September 20, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 20, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - As the Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia prepares to hold their annual fall powwow on September 21 - 22 to celebrate the...
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Rise in state tourism dollars reflected in increased Surry County tax revenue

September 17, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: September 17, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Tourism revenue for the state of Virginia increased in 2018 to a staggering 26 billion dollars, supported 235,000 work opportunities for Virginia...
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IN PICTURES: Sussex hosts National Night Out events for community

August 22, 2019
By: Staff Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: August 20, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - For many people, a weekday evening sees them kicking off their shoes and preparing for an evening inside, but that was not the...
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Prisoner dies at Sussex I Prison

August 21, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: August 21, 2019 | 10:01 p.m. SUSSEX - An inmate at Sussex I State Prison has died following an altercation with another prisoner, state corrections officials confirmed late Wednesday night. While...
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Neighbors become friends during Surry’s National Night Out

August 20, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 20, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - Surry County’s 2019 National Night Out celebration on August 6 was a huge success with over 350 in attendance, according to Sheriff...
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Local Headlines

October 5, 2016

Virginia’s Gateway Region enhancing economic development

Serving eight different counties including Sussex and Surry, as well as Prince George, Dinwiddie, Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights and Chesterfield,...
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September 22, 2016

Jarratt residents express concern for Town’s future

Civility and financial worries took center stage during Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Jarratt Town Council. As with August’s meeting,...
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August 22, 2016

Abney Captured Sunday

The Surry County Sheriff's Office has captured a suspect wanted in connection with a high-speed pursuit. Surry County Sheriff Carlos...
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August 19, 2016

Jarratt Clubhouse Account

Residents of and around the Town of Jarratt can now give money to help renovate the Johns-Manville Clubhouse knowing the...
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August 17, 2016

Surry Man Wanted

RICHMOND, Va. – A Surry County man has been identified as the individual who led a Virginia State Police trooper...
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August 10, 2016

Closing of Wilson’s Barbecue and Grill

The Town of Jarratt has closed a restaurant in its downtown area the Council itself had a hand in bringing...
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