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

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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April 6, 2016

State Police In Mourning After Trooper Gunned Down at Richmond Bus Station

RICHMOND - Tragedy struck in the heart of Virginia’s capital city Thursday afternoon as a man opened fire on a...
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April 1, 2016

Governor’s Office Announces Jan. 2016 Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2008

RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point in January to 4.1...
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April 1, 2016

Investigation into Fatal Urbanna Marina Fire Continues

URBANNA - Virginia State Police continues to investigate what caused a fatal fire at a popular boat landing and marina...
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April 1, 2016

MARTIN’S Food Stores’ Future Up In The Air As Merger Looms

VIRGINIA - The future of popular grocery store chain Martin’s remains up in the air as the merger between the...
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