The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Jamestown-Scotland Ferry crew honored with award for life-saving response

February 20, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: February 20, 2020 | 3:30 p.m. Workers receive prestigious Gedney award for rescuing three swimmers SURRY - The flash of an orange life ring caught ferry Capt. Reggie Kirton’s eye as he...
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Surry County Sheriff’s Office Concealed Weapons Class

February 18, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 19, 2020 | 2:42 p.m. SURRY - Surry County Sheriff Turner has just announced that his office will hold their first of four firearm safety / concealed weapons classes planned...
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Sussex II inmate dies days after prisoner attack

February 13, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: February 13, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. SUSSEX - An inmate of Sussex II State Prison died Wednesday days after being attacked in his cell at the jail. According to officials...
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Tidewater Academy ‘Meal Night’ a success, second planned later this month

February 11, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 11, 2020 | 2:31 p.m. SURRY - Tidewater Academy’s Senior Class of 2020 recently participated in a special fundraiser when they teamed up for the first official Meal Night...
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Surry armed robbery suspects arrested

February 6, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 6, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - In the early morning hours of Jan. 22, Surry County Sheriff Carlos Turner and deputies arrested two suspects in connection with the...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast inspires huge Surry crowd

February 4, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: February 4, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - Over 400 local citizens gathered at Luther Porter Jackson Middle School for the sold out 2020 Surry County NAACP Breakfast in Commemoration of...
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2020 Surry County School Board honors principals

January 31, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: January 31, 2020 | 3:15 p.m. SURRY - The Surry County Public School Board began their first 2020 public session by electing Ms. Laura Ruffin as chair and Dr. Marion...
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Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

January 29, 2020
By Chip Lauterbach | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: January 29, 2020 | 7:15 p.m. VIRGINIA - Chants of “We will not comply,” and “USA, USA,” sounded through the blanket of security as thousands of armed Second Amendment supporters...
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Local Headlines

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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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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