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

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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April 1, 2016

Wakefield Car Donation

The Improvement Association’s Head Start parent, Trenika Stringfield, lost her son, boyfriend, brother, and most of her personal belongings, including...
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