Sights and images of events from around the Sussex and Surry County area, captured by Sussex-Surry Dispatch photographers.


In Pictures: 2015 Shad Planking in Wakefield

Michael Campbell April 16, 2015

WAKEFIELD –  Hundreds of politically minded fish lovers made their way to Wakefield April 15 to attend the Wakefield Ruritan Club’s 67th Annual Shad Planking. Wakefield Ruritans and scores of volunteers the Shad Planking began working early in

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In Pictures: Winter Storm Dumps Snow Across Southside Virginia

Michael Campbell February 26, 2015

SUSSEX/SURRY CO. – Another day, another snow storm brought several inches of snow to much of the south-central Virginia area. Portions of Dinwiddie, Prince George, Sussex and Surry County saw snowfall totals ranging from four

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Children love to tell Santa what they want for Christmas. SSD Photo / Carol Bailey

Christmas Takes Up Shop in Sussex County with Parades, Santa Visits

Michael Campbell December 10, 2014

WAVERLY – On Tuesday, December 2nd, Santa visited the Waverly branch of Blackwater Regional Library. The jolly old elf was on hand from 3:00 – 7:30 to entertain young and old alike. Every child

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In Pictures: Relay for Life 2014 in Sussex

Michael Campbell May 17, 2014

WAVERLY – The bright sun was just about as bright as the smiles on friends and family who made their way to the town for the county’s Relay for Life event at the Waverly

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In Pictures: NASCAR at Richmond International Raceway

Michael Campbell April 28, 2014

RICHMOND – This weekend, it was clear that RVA does love racing, which was the Twitter hashtag that was adorn on various parts of Richmond International Raceway. Despite the weather that drowned out NASCAR

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In Pictures: 2014 Wakefield Ruritan Shad Planking

Michael Campbell April 17, 2014

WAKEFIELD – The rite of spring and the start of the Virginia  campaign season all come together in Wakefield for the 66th annual Shad Planking at the Wakefield Ruritan Club off of Brittle’s Mill

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Community leaders and county staff take part in the Unity in our Community event

Unity in Our Community Event: Taking Pride in Your Community

Submitted Content March 26, 2014

SUSSEX – A number of county employees, community leaders, and members of the county’s 4-H Program took a Saturday morning and afternoon to give back to their community. Sussex County Administrator Thomas Harris said

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2013 Wakefield Homecoming

Submitted Content March 25, 2014

Scenes and sights from the 2013 Wakefield Homecoming and Family Day events, a community tradition for the town

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