Surry News

News and headlines from around Surry County, as reported by The Sussex-Surry Dispatch’s team of reporters and contributing writers.


Super Tuesday Results: Trump, Clinton Win Big As Voters Turn Out For Primaries

Michael Campbell March 2, 2016

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – As Super Tuesday fades into the political background, the Republican and Democratic primaries saw big turnouts and a decisive victory by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and a significantly closer

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Super Tuesday in Virginia: Voters Turn Out For Republican, Democratic Primaries

Michael Campbell March 1, 2016

CENTRAL VIRGINIA – Voters around the Commonwealth are taking time away from their lunch breaks or adding a few minutes to their morning and evening commute to head to the polls as part of

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Tornado Watch in Effect As Damaging Winds, Tornadoes Among Severe Weather Risks Across Region Wednesday

Michael Campbell February 24, 2016

TOWN OF WAKEFIELD, VIRGINIA – Wednesday is a time to stay weather-aware as a risk of strong to severe storms has been projected for much of the Metro-Richmond, Tri-Cities, and Hampton Roads area. According

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Sussex Co. Schools Close As Snow, Wintry Mix Expected to Impact Travel Monday

Michael Campbell February 14, 2016

UPDATE: Sussex, Prince George & Dinwiddie County Schools will be CLOSED Monday February 15, 2016. – – – – – – – – – SUSSEX & SURRY COUNTY, VIRGINIA – As last month’s Nor’Easter becomes a

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U.S. Rep. Forbes Announces Intent to Run for 2nd Congressional District Seat

Michael Campbell February 8, 2016

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA – Days after the United States Supreme Court denied a motion that would have delayed a federal court order calling for immediate changes to several Virginia Congressional districts, longtime Fourth

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Sussex, Surry Schools On Pace For Yearly Classroom Time After Recent Snow Days

Michael Campbell February 8, 2016

SUSSEX & SURRY COUNTY – Students are back in school this week but that was not the case a couple weeks ago after a winter storm dubbed by some national media outlets “Winter Storm

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Snow Showers Possible Around Central Virginia Tuesday; January Climate Data Shows Below-Average Temps

Michael Campbell February 8, 2016

CENTRAL VIRGINIA – It seems like a distant memory earlier this winter when much of Virginia spent last December wearing shorts and t-shirts as temperatures hovered in the 60s to 70s. Following late last

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Request to Delay Immediate Changes to Several Virginia Congressional Districts Denied by U.S. Supreme Court

Michael Campbell February 3, 2016

CENTRAL VIRGINIA – Virginia Republicans appealed to the United States Supreme Court for an injunction or stay of the January 7 federal court order that demands an immediate change to five Congressional Districts most

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