The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Art kits with a purpose shared with local youngsters

August 4, 2020
Posted: August 4, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. By Terry Harris Marsha Granderson – Mrs. G – said that she was happy and excited at the turnout on Thursday when local kids showed up at the Jessica...
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New SCPS Superintendent looks forward

August 3, 2020
Posted: August 3, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. By Terry Harris   Attending the day long Virginia School Boards Association Virtual Orientation for New Board Members and Superintendents was just one of the many things on Dr....
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New state-wide Tethering Laws in effect July 1

July 31, 2020
Posted: July 31, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. As of July 1, the state of Virginia has new tethering and adequate care laws to enhance the safety and well-being of dogs. Last weekend, Sussex County’s Board...
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John Tyler Community College’s Fall Class Schedule offers Flexible Options

July 30, 2020
Posted: July 30, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.   CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – With health and safety in mind, John Tyler Community College is offering a fall class schedule that gives students options. The schedule includes...
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COVID-19 update

July 29, 2020
Posted: July 29, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. By Terry Harris In a week in which the total U.S. case count for COVID-19 surpassed four million on Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in Sussex County was...
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Free Art Kits for Kids

July 28, 2020
~ Drive-through pick-up event just one of many mental-health related projects for dedicated local volunteer ~ By Terry Harris Marsha Granderson – better known as Ms. G - is often described as a Sussex County...
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Simplified COVID-related safety info geared toward children

July 28, 2020
By Terry Harris As back-to-school time nears and parents become increasingly concerned about how COVID-19 figures into plans for the fall, an alarming report surfaced Sunday from Nueces County, Texas. According to their public health...
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Sussex County and BSV bring the school year to life

July 26, 2020
This past year has not been particularly favorable and unfortunately, students had the last part of their school year taken from them. This has created a huge impact on their learning, personal development, and peer...
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Local Headlines

December 5, 2018

Claremont opens Parade of Lights to all of Surry County

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 5, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. CLAREMONT - This year the Third Annual Claremont Christmas Parade,...
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December 3, 2018

Surry Schools honor Veterans with student-led event

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 3, 2018 | 12:46 p.m. SURRY - “Luther Porter Jackson Middle School’s “Mr.” and “Miss”,...
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November 30, 2018

Man shot by Surry deputy after charging at them with sharp object, 2×4 piece of wood

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 30, 2018 | 4:43 p.m.  SURRY - A Surry County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed...
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November 25, 2018

Ugandan Ambassador brings message of unity during Surry church visit

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 25, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - The weekend of November 11 was a special...
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November 23, 2018

Foundation’s Tree Lighting and Visit with Santa promises a special evening for all

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 23, 2018 | 3:45 p.m. WAKEFIELD - When Santa arrives at the Wakefield Community Tree...
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November 21, 2018

School bus accidents across state spark parental concerns

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 21, 2018 | 1:45 p.m.  Total school bus accidents in Virginia surpasses 2017 figures VIRGINIA...
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