The Sussex-Surry Dispatch

Latest COVID-19 case in Southside Va. confirmed in Sussex

April 1, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: April 1, 2020 | 2:36 p.m. SUSSEX - State health officials confirmed a case of coronavirus in Sussex County Tuesday evening, becoming the latest Crater Health District locality to record...
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Surry’s first case of COVID-19 confirmed by health officials

March 30, 2020
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @SSDispatch Posted: March 30, 2020 | 8:50 p.m. SURRY - The Crater Health District announced Monday a Surry resident has tested positive for coronavirus 19 (COVID-19).  This marks the first positive COVID-19 case in...
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Governor orders Virginians to stay home amid COVID-19 outbreak

March 30, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 30, 2020 | 3:30 p.m. 1,000-plus cases of COVID-19 reported in Virginia, 25 deaths VIRGINIA - As the number of cases of coronavirus surpassed 1,000 in the Commonwealth...
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Second case of COVID-19 confirmed in Crater Health District

March 26, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 26, 2020 | 1:36 p.m. Two Prince George cases mark first positive results in Crater Health District VIRGINIA - One day after a Fort Lee service member was confirmed to...
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Violent I-95 crash sees state trooper, truck driver only suffer minor injuries

March 25, 2020
By: Terry Harris | Email: Click Here Posted: March 25, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. SUSSEX - A Virginia State trooper and a Maryland man only suffered minor injuries in a crash that left a truck seriously damaged and...
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Fort Lee soldier tests positive for COVID-19

March 25, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 25, 2020 | 12:10 p.m. FORT LEE - Military officials confirmed Tuesday evening that a service member stationed at Fort Lee has tested positive for coronavirus. While few...
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Governor closes schools for rest of school year as COVID-19 restrictions tighten

March 23, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 23, 2020 | 4:07 p.m. VIRGINIA - Governor Ralph Northam confirmed the school year for millions of Virginia students is effectively over as his administration directs all of...
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COVID-19 case confirmed in Southside Health District

March 20, 2020
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 20, 2020 | 1:49 p.m. Crater Health District continues to have no reported coronavirus cases, per state health officials VIRGINIA - Friday, the Southside Health District of the...
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Local Headlines

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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April 1, 2016

Wakefield Car Donation

The Improvement Association’s Head Start parent, Trenika Stringfield, lost her son, boyfriend, brother, and most of her personal belongings, including...
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