The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Richmond native named news editor for three Womack Publishing papers

July 9, 2020
Jami Snead Staff Writer The South Hill Enterprise             Womack Publishing is pleased to announce that, effective June 29, Rodney Robinson will be taking over as new editor of the Dinwiddie...
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Governor Northam announces The Hershey Company to invest $135 Million, create 110 new jobs in Augusta County

July 9, 2020
Governor Northam announces The Hershey Company to invest $135 Million, create 110 new jobs in Augusta County Project represents second major expansion of Stuarts Draft manufacturing operation since 2019 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that...
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Free summer fun for local kids

July 8, 2020
By Terry Harris There’s a new program for local kids looking for some free summer fun, and according to Surry County 4-H Youth Development Cooperative Extension Agent LaSonya White, it only takes a phone call...
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Cameron Foundation Grant Connects RBC Students to Graduation

July 7, 2020
The Richard Bland College Foundation has received a COVID-19 Emergency Grant from the Petersburg-based Cameron Foundation to purchase mobile hotspots that will enable students to continue remote learning during, and beyond, the coronavirus pandemic. The...
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Virtual Admissions Open House July 21

July 7, 2020
Posted: July 7, 2020 | 8:25 a.m. The success of RBC’s first Virtual Admissions Open House in early June has prompted a second opportunity for prospective students and their families to learn more about the...
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Local woman honored by family on her 100th birthday

July 3, 2020
Posted: July 3, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. On June 19, Violet Bennet Savedge turned 100 years young with a cake and balloons and cards as family members serenaded her with an enthusiastic rendition of Happy Birthday...
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Two captured one sought in drive-by shooting

July 2, 2020
Posted: July 2, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.   By Terry Harris On June 23 a local man was sitting alone in his front yard in the 100 block of Sylvan Lane in Waverly and his family...
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Breaking News: Governor Northam Prohibits Congregating in Bars, Stresses Caution As Virginia Moves to Phase Three

July 2, 2020
Posted: July 2, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. With cases rising in other states, Virginia will maintain current restrictions on bar seating, congregating Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Governor Ralph S. Northam FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. June 30, 2020 Office...
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Local Headlines

August 28, 2018

Public input sought in Surry County Administrator search

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 28, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Due to the upcoming retirement of county administrator,...
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August 24, 2018

Surry joins thousands of communities for National Night Out celebrations

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 24, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - An enthusiastic Sheriff Carlos Turner described Surry Night...
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August 22, 2018

New Sussex Chamber programs help locals plan for family, business futures

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 22, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - “We were very excited and encouraged by the...
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August 20, 2018

Sussex sheriff warns of imminent influx of counterfeit bills

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 20, 2018 | 1:30 p.m. SUSSEX - Sussex County Sheriff Ernest Giles has just issued...
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August 18, 2018

Project Discovery offers youth opportunities for a brighter future

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 18, 2018 | 2:45 p.m. SUSSEX - Nine local high school seniors and four juniors recently...
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August 16, 2018

Local groups band together to train boys to be leaders

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: August 16, 2018 | 2:45 p.m. SURRY - On July 26-28, several local organizations banded together...
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