The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Nearly 8 in 10 Small Businesses Now Fully or Partially Open, New Poll Shows

June 4, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: June 4, 2020 | 2:45 p.m. Most small businesses are open in some capacity and are increasingly optimistic about the future, even while facing continued challenges from the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest poll taken May 21...
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Surry County offers COVID-19 Relief Grants for local businesses

June 4, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: June 4, 2020 | 12:45 p.m. SURRY - Economic Development Director David Harrison took time out last week to explain a new program of COVID-19 Relief Grants for...
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VDOC prepares for summer heat, hopes to add A/C to more facilities in the future

June 4, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: June 4, 2020 | 10:45 a.m. The Virginia Department of Corrections has been making preparations to keep inmates and staff safe during the extreme temperatures that can occur during...
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John Randolph Foundation, American Red Cross Partner to Save Lives

June 3, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: June 3, 2020 | 4:45 p.m. REGION — The John Randolph Foundation is partnering with The American Red Cross to help meet the continuing blood needs of patients suffering unexpected...
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Dominion Energy Boosts Support for Customers Struggling Financially During Pandemic

June 3, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @DinwiddieMonitr Posted: June 3, 2020 | 2:45 p.m. VIRGINIA - Dominion Energy Virginia is expanding assistance to Virginia customers facing hardship, offering a more generous payment plan and new direct assistance,...
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Sussex, Surry Registrars take lessons from May elections to nearing primary

June 3, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: June 3, 2020 | 12:45 p.m. According to the Registrars for both Sussex and Surry Counties, the May local elections resulted in experience in managing the challenges of dealing...
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Additional DMV Customer Service Centers to Reopen across the Commonwealth

June 3, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @DinwiddieMonitr Posted: June 3, 2020 | 10:45 a.m. More than 21 offices reopened for specific services by appointment only RICHMOND - The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) continues to safely...
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Virginia State Parks opens more beaches for recreation activities

June 2, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: June 2, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. VIRGINIA - Governor Ralph Northam announced that public beaches may reopen. Virginia State Parks’ tidal beaches are now open for recreation activities while...
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Local Headlines

May 8, 2018

Former Surry County deputy arrested on bribery charges

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 8, 2018 | 12:25 p.m. SURRY - On April 23, a former Surry County Deputy...
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May 2, 2018

Results from May 2018 Town Election

By: Staff Reports | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: May 2, 2018 | 2:30 p.m. VIRGINIA - Tuesday, dozens of towns across...
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May 2, 2018

PG Electric Cooperative eyes Surry County for potential broadband expansion

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: May 2, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect that 380 Communications declined a...
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May 1, 2018

Mason defeated in Waverly mayoral race

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 1, 2018 | 9:06 p.m. Challenger McPhaul defeats Mason 365-190 WAVERLY - In the...
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April 30, 2018

Rare opportunity to hear Andre ‘From Prison to Professor’ Norman on Finding the Solution

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 30, 2018 | 2:25 p.m. SUSSEX - On Thursday, May 3, at 5:30 the...
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April 27, 2018

Surry County School Board recognizes local business partners

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: Apr. 27, 2018 | 2:15 p.m. SURRY - Each year, the Virginia School Boards Association...
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