The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Sussex County urges all citizens to sign up for Code Red

December 11, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 1, 2019 | 3:30 p.m. SUSSEX - Reid Foster, Public Safety Coordinator for Sussex County, announced at a recent Board of Supervisors meeting the initiation of the Code Red...
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Waverly’s ‘Green Machine’ football team honored by Sussex supervisors

December 8, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 8, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. WAVERLY - At the recommendation and request of Supervisor A.G. Futrell, at the November meeting of the Sussex County Board of Supervisors, The Green Machine...
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Funds, thankfulness raised in Tidewater Academy ‘Heart & Sole Shoe Drive’

December 5, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 5, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. SUSSEX - Tidewater Academy just finished up a two-month-long fundraising effort with two-fold success, according to Jeanette Francis, TA Coordinator of Development & Fundraising. Because...
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Christmas spirit finds home at Surry Sheriff’s Office

December 3, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 3, 2019 | 3:45 p.m. SURRY - It’s only the first week in December and the Surry County Sheriff’s Department is already busy helping Santa and his elves with not...
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Blackwater Regional Library System director resigns

December 1, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: December 1, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. SURRY - The Board of Trustees of Blackwater Regional Library System has accepted with regret the resignation of the System’s Director, Jenny Bakos, effective Nov....
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Sussex K9 ‘Zorro’ aids in capture of three home invasion suspects

November 29, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 29, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. WAKEFIELD - Earlier this month, special assistance by Sussex County’s Deputy Darden and Zorro, the department’s two-year-old Belgian Malinois, resulted in the capture and arrest of all three suspects in a Wakefield home invasion robbery in just...
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Happy Thanksgiving from The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

November 28, 2019
By: Staff Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: November 28, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.  VIRGINIA - The Sussex-Surry Dispatch wishes you and your family the happiest of Thanksgiving. We are thankful for the privilege to serve our...
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Sussex County adopts Second Amendment Sanctuary County resolution

November 27, 2019
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: November 27, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. SUSSEX - After a last minute addition to the agenda, Chairwoman Susan Seward responded to an issue that was obviously on the minds of many citizens...
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Local Headlines

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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April 1, 2016

Shad Planking 2016: Same Traditions, Different Day

Popular Wakefield Ruritan Event Moves to Friday For 68th Annual Event WAKEFIELD - The iconic event of the town of...
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