The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Art kits with a purpose shared with local youngsters

August 4, 2020
Posted: August 4, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. By Terry Harris Marsha Granderson – Mrs. G – said that she was happy and excited at the turnout on Thursday when local kids showed up at the Jessica...
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New SCPS Superintendent looks forward

August 3, 2020
Posted: August 3, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. By Terry Harris   Attending the day long Virginia School Boards Association Virtual Orientation for New Board Members and Superintendents was just one of the many things on Dr....
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New state-wide Tethering Laws in effect July 1

July 31, 2020
Posted: July 31, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. As of July 1, the state of Virginia has new tethering and adequate care laws to enhance the safety and well-being of dogs. Last weekend, Sussex County’s Board...
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John Tyler Community College’s Fall Class Schedule offers Flexible Options

July 30, 2020
Posted: July 30, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.   CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – With health and safety in mind, John Tyler Community College is offering a fall class schedule that gives students options. The schedule includes...
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COVID-19 update

July 29, 2020
Posted: July 29, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. By Terry Harris In a week in which the total U.S. case count for COVID-19 surpassed four million on Thursday, the number of confirmed cases in Sussex County was...
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Free Art Kits for Kids

July 28, 2020
~ Drive-through pick-up event just one of many mental-health related projects for dedicated local volunteer ~ By Terry Harris Marsha Granderson – better known as Ms. G - is often described as a Sussex County...
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Simplified COVID-related safety info geared toward children

July 28, 2020
By Terry Harris As back-to-school time nears and parents become increasingly concerned about how COVID-19 figures into plans for the fall, an alarming report surfaced Sunday from Nueces County, Texas. According to their public health...
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Sussex County and BSV bring the school year to life

July 26, 2020
This past year has not been particularly favorable and unfortunately, students had the last part of their school year taken from them. This has created a huge impact on their learning, personal development, and peer...
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Local Headlines

July 30, 2018

Innovative Surry Apprenticeship Program declared a success

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 30, 2018 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Linda Gholston, Workforce Coordinator for the Surry county...
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July 28, 2018

McEachin among DC leaders expressing concern over newsprint tariffs

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: July 28, 2018 | 3:15 p.m.  ‘Local news-gathering jeopardized’ due to tariffs, Virginia delegation says...
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July 26, 2018

Sussex gears up for second ‘Night Out’ event of the year

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 26, 2018 | 2:45 p.m. SUSSEX - “We’re bringing it to this side of the...
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July 24, 2018

Food, fun and smiles on tap for Surry’s annual ‘Night Out’ event

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 24, 2018 | 2:45 p.m. SURRY - “Residents throughout Surry County are asked to lock...
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July 22, 2018

D.A.R. – it’s not what you think

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 22, 2018 | 2:45 p.m. SURRY - Just one conversation with Pat Hall is enough...
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July 19, 2018

Surry Chamber to Hog the fun at 2018 PPP

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: July 19, 2018 | 2:45 p.m. SURRY - On Friday afternoon, Surry County Emergency Services...
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