The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Chippokes celebrates 400 years of continuous farming

November 16, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 16, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. SURRY - The beginning of harvest season was a great time to celebrate a significant milestone in Surry County, and according to Ben Richard, Director...
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Surry voters turn out as local races highlight ballot

November 14, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 14, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. SURRY - In Surry County, Registrar Sharna White reported that more than half of the registered voters turned out for the November 5 election which resulted...
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New faces set to join Sussex Supervisors with incumbent defeats

November 12, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 12, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. SUSSEX - The potential for significant change may be on the horizon for Sussex County following the November 5 election, based on voter turnout and statements...
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Election 2019: Steady traffic at polls as local, state races headline ballots

November 5, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 5, 2019 | 3:44 p.m.  CLICK HERE FOR ELECTION RESULTS AFTER POLLS CLOSE AT 7 P.M.: https://bit.ly/36Dsd7t VIRGINIA - Many precincts across Southside Virginia reported steady foot traffic from...
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Reality TV star comes home to Surry County

November 4, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 4, 2019 | 2:20 p.m. SURRY - Karen Wooden Huger took time out from her busy and varied career, which includes starring in The Real Housewives of the Potomac on Bravo...
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Candidates for Surry Supervisors respond to Dispatch questionnaire

November 2, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: November 2, 2019 | 3:45 p.m.  CORRECTION: In the October 30, 2019 print edition of The Sussex-Surry Dispatch, under Question 4, a portion of candidate Michael Drewry's response was...
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Surry School Board candidates share views in pre-election survey

October 31, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 31, 2019 | 3:45 p.m.  SURRY - Ahead of the November 2019 General Election, The Sussex-Surry Dispatch afforded candidates in contested races the opportunity to take part in...
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Kilmarnock man charged in deadly Surry County crash

October 31, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 31, 2019 | 8:24 a.m.  SURRY - A Kilmarnock man has been charged with reckless driving in connection with a deadly crash that claimed the life of a...
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Local Headlines

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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May 27, 2016

Three Brothers informs Board of grant potential

David Reavis, owner of the Three Brothers Distillery opening later this year in Sussex, informed the Sussex Board of Supervisors...
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May 18, 2016

Counterfeit money, gun seized at I-95 traffic stop

Two were charged when Sussex County authorities stopped a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Interstate 95...
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May 11, 2016

Sussex BOS weighs budget options

The Sussex County Board of Supervisors is considering options to meet around $380,000 of budget goals including a proposed four...
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May 11, 2016

Sun Shines on Opening Day of Surry Community Farmer’s Market

Surry, Virginia: Mid-morning shoppers tasted the homemade jams, scrunched the newly-sheared wool, tried to pass by tables of freshly baked...
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