The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

W. Va. man dies in U.S. 460 crash

January 23, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 23, 2020 | 10:45 a.m. SUSSEX - A West Virginia man died in a crash along U.S. Route 460 Wednesday afternoon. According to Virginia State Police representatives, just before...
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Advocates rally for prison reform bills at State Capitol

January 20, 2020
By: Hannah Eason and Maia Stanley | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: January 20, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. RICHMOND — Activists, family members and supporters rallied Saturday at the Bell Tower in Capitol Square to support recently filed...
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Sale of SRMC, two other Va. hospitals to Bon Secours complete

January 18, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 18, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. VIRGINIA – Southside Regional Medical Center and two other hospitals in Southside Virginia are now formally a part of the Bon Secours Mercy...
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Supervisors direct Sussex Administrator Jones to submit resignation

January 17, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: January 17, 2020 | 10:17 a.m. SUSSEX - The first meeting of the county board of supervisors in 2020 saw leaders direct Sussex County Administrator Vandy Jones to submit...
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Sussex DSS relies on kindness to help many make it through winter

January 16, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 16, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. SUSSEX - The needs are great in Sussex County among people who are hungry or struggling to stay warm, according to Bertha Judge, Director...
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Gov. declares state of emergency, citing ‘threats of violence’ at planned rallies at Capitol

January 15, 2020
By: Staff Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: January 15, 2020 | 4:38 p.m. Order places ban on firearms, other weapons on capitol grounds starting Friday VIRGINIA - Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency Wednesday ahead...
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Locals suggest naming Surry Schools’ Dr. Serbrenia Sims as new superintendent

January 14, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 14, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. As the next step in the Surry County School Board’s search for a new superintendent of schools, announced on Oct. 28, a public hearing...
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Surry Administrator Lynn resigns less than one year into job

January 6, 2020
By: Staff Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: January 6, 2019 | 2:09 p.m. Supervisors tap Rollins as acting county administrator during organizational meeting SURRY - In what is typically a procedural meeting for local governing bodies, last week’s organizational meeting...
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Local Headlines

April 20, 2016

Martin’s official doesn’t expect closures

The future of competing stores once the merger of Martin's Food Stores is complete should be secure, said a high-ranking...
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April 20, 2016

Southside Heritage Days hosted by historic inn

Historic Fork Inn on Route 460 was once again open to the public this year for the annual Southside Virginia...
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April 20, 2016

Jarratt leaders debate best use for clubhouse

Money to fix the Johns-Manville Clubhouse in Jarratt was once again the focus of discussions during the monthly meeting of...
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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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