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

May 31, 2018

2018 Wakefield Foundation Flower and Arts Show was a great success

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 31, 2018 | 3:10 p.m. WAKEFIELD - With 72 entries, the 31st Annual Wakefield Foundation...
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May 29, 2018

Guest readers and themed-dress days provide educational fun at Tidewater Academy Read-a-Thon

By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: May 29, 2018 | 3:10 p.m. WAKEFIELD - This year’s Tidewater Academy Lower School Read-a-Thon was...
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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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