The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Governor Northam prohibits congregating in bars, stresses caution as Virginia moves to Phase Three

July 13, 2020
Posted: July 13, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. ~ With cases rising in other states, Virginia will maintain current restrictions on bar seating, congregating ~ RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that bar seating will remain prohibited...
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July Board of Supervisors address several topics

July 10, 2020
By Terry Harris The July 2 Surry County Virtual Board of Supervisors meeting began with prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance at 7 p.m. with approximately 30 people present online. The following seven Consent Items...
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Richmond native named news editor for three Womack Publishing papers

July 9, 2020
Jami Snead Staff Writer The South Hill Enterprise             Womack Publishing is pleased to announce that, effective June 29, Rodney Robinson will be taking over as new editor of the Dinwiddie...
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Governor Northam announces The Hershey Company to invest $135 Million, create 110 new jobs in Augusta County

July 9, 2020
Governor Northam announces The Hershey Company to invest $135 Million, create 110 new jobs in Augusta County Project represents second major expansion of Stuarts Draft manufacturing operation since 2019 RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that...
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Free summer fun for local kids

July 8, 2020
By Terry Harris There’s a new program for local kids looking for some free summer fun, and according to Surry County 4-H Youth Development Cooperative Extension Agent LaSonya White, it only takes a phone call...
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Cameron Foundation Grant Connects RBC Students to Graduation

July 7, 2020
The Richard Bland College Foundation has received a COVID-19 Emergency Grant from the Petersburg-based Cameron Foundation to purchase mobile hotspots that will enable students to continue remote learning during, and beyond, the coronavirus pandemic. The...
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Virtual Admissions Open House July 21

July 7, 2020
Posted: July 7, 2020 | 8:25 a.m. The success of RBC’s first Virtual Admissions Open House in early June has prompted a second opportunity for prospective students and their families to learn more about the...
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Local woman honored by family on her 100th birthday

July 3, 2020
Posted: July 3, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. On June 19, Violet Bennet Savedge turned 100 years young with a cake and balloons and cards as family members serenaded her with an enthusiastic rendition of Happy Birthday...
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Local Headlines

May 27, 2018

Sussex supervisors honor retiring Treasurer Woodruff

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 27, 2018 | 3:10 p.m. SUSSEX - At the May 17 meeting of the Sussex...
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May 25, 2018

Surry residents weigh in on grocery store proposal

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 25, 2018 | 2:35 p.m. SURRY - The Surry County Board of Supervisors met on...
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May 23, 2018

The BASH rejuvenates Shad Planking in Wakefield

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 23, 2018 | 2:35 p.m. WAKEFIELD - One of the traditional rites of spring in...
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May 21, 2018

Seven towns with recurring themes after May elections

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 21, 2018 | 2:35 p.m. The spring elections in both Sussex and Surry counties...
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May 18, 2018

Bacon’s Castle Hunt Club gives back

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 18, 2018 | 12:00 p.m. SURRY - The Bacon's Castle Hunt Club has been active...
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May 16, 2018

Bacon’s Castle kicks off the season with a bang

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 16, 2018 | 12:00 p.m. SURRY - Bacon’s Castle hosted some exiting and unusual activity...
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