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LAWRENCEVILLE – A law enforcement officer once told me that there is no such thing as a “routine” traffic stop. Mae Antonette Almeida, 22, of Portsmouth is charged with obstructing justice with threats/force on Aug. 19.

The Brunswick Republican Party will be co-hosting a candidate forum with the Brunswick County Democratic Committee on Monday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Brunswick County Library, 113 West Hicks Street, Lawrenceville.

LAWRENCEVILLE - Sarah “Lucky” Brown notified General Registrar David A. Clary to withdraw her name as a candidate for the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors representing the Red Oak District – District 3 against Bernard L. Jones, Sr., the incumbent. The election is set for Tuesday, Nov. 5.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Kendra Knight, 27, from Alberta was arrested for distribution of heroin and felony child endangerment. She is being held at the Meherrin River Regional Jail under no bond. Alyrica Jones, 23, of Warfield was arrested for felony child endangerment. She was given an unsecured bo…

The Brunswick All-Stars topped Halifax 4-3 in 11 innings to capture the Virginia Dixie Ponytails X-Play state softball title and earn a bid to the World Series in Hopkins County, Texas. Pictured from the left on the front are Emily King, Mackenzie Leemon, Riley Griffin, Cassidy Conwell, Aubr…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Lawrenceville Town Council postponed voting on a request for a Special Exemption Permit submitted by CHEERS to operate a social quarters, coffee shop serving of coffee, juices, sandwiches, pastries, and use of approved gaming devices until Tuesday, Aug. 13. Council held a…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Things should get a little quieter in the Town of Lawrenceville. At the July meeting the Lawrenceville Town Council approved the proposed noise ordinance and repeal of the existing noise ordinance. Council held a public hearing on the matter on Tuesday, July 9, and no one spo…

VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill is pleased to announce the newest members of the CMH Board of Directors. Governed by 10 citizens of its service area and four representatives of VCU Health, the 14-member board of directors is comprised of both medical and non-medical indi…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick Times-Gazette welcomes Shawn Lucy to our team as Account Executive.

The members of P.M.S. and the Hot Flashes Band played a delightful mix of songs and for a lot of listeners, it was a wonderful walk down memory lane when music had a melody and you could understand the words. The members of the band are, from left, Jane Hunter, bass guitar; Betsy Cockriel, l…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The 1st Annual BBQ Rib Fest was held Saturday, June 22, to benefit the Brunswick County Cancer Association. The Brunswick County Cancer Association was formed in August 2017 to provide assistance to the citizens of Brunswick County struggling with cancer.

RICHMOND – As part of its ongoing effort to help meet the needs of Virginia’s most vulnerable citizens, the Virginia Department of Social Services will again provide qualifying households with cooling assistance during the summer months. Applications are currently being accepted and can be s…

Executive Director Wendy Wright, left, and President Nancy Watson, right, welcomed Cynthia Gregg with the Virginia Cooperative Extension to the Brunswick Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Gregg provided information on Red Imported Fire Ants that have been located in Brunswick County. Gregg said …

LAWRENCEVILLE – At the June meeting the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors adopted the FY20 Brunswick County Consolidated Budget in the amount of $44,476,573. The budget includes the General Fund, Capital Improvement Projects and Brunswick County Public Schools. The budget covers July 1, …

ALBERTA – The Alberta Town Council will meet Tuesday, July 16, at 5:30 p.m. due to the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County School Board will meet Monday, July 8 at 7 p.m. at the Central Office, 1718 Farmers Field Road.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The swimming pool at the Brunswick-Mayfield Recreation Center will be open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting Thursday, July 4. The cost is to swim is $5 per person. The cost to swim for groups of 20 or more is $3 per person.

Gloria Menyweather-Woods, Chair, left, and Mike Dotti, Business Liaison Director, welcomed Arnika Green to the Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors June meeting. She will be representing the Powellton District. (Sylvia Allen/Brunswick Times-Gazette)

The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority, Brunswick County Government and the Town of Lawrenceville are planning a ribbon cutting ceremony for KASS Group, Inc., a new business at 409 West 5th Avenue, Lawrenceville. The ceremony will be held Thursday, June 27 at 2 p.m. Make plans…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Planning for the 2019 Taste of Brunswick Festival continues. The ad book is a great way to promote your business and support the festival. The deadline for ads is July 1. The prices are: $95 – business card, $125 – quarter page, $180 – half page, $300 - full page, $600 – sponsor.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Community Center Committee, Brunswick-Mayfield Recreation Center and local businesses are sponsoring Family Movie Nights in the parking lot behind the Brunswick County Library. Set up starts at 7:30 p.m. and the movie around 8 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs. There is no char…

The Alberta Town Council will hold a ribbon cutting for the new Toddler Park located on the Alberta Courthouse Square on Saturday, July 6, at 2 p.m. The public is cordially invited. Plan to attend to celebrate this new addition to the Town of Alberta. (Sylvia Allen/Brunswick Times-Gazette)

After five years of work and planning, the Southern Virginia Makers Market opened its doors Thursday, June 13, 2019 to serve as a community classroom, coffee shop, banquet area, business incubator, and the storefront of the Southern Virginia Food Hub, a network of farmers and producers tryin…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Brunswick County’s first ever Jazz Festival, hosted by the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors, was a big success. The Jazz on the Square 2019 Festival, which was held on Saturday, June 15, welcomed an estimated crowd of between 650 and 700 people to Courthouse Square on Ma…

The Brunswick Ponytails got a perfect game from ace pitcher Emily “Slim” King to capture the Dixie Softball District 1 title on Tuesday night in Clarksville and earn a bid to the state tournament.

LAWRENCEVILLE – A single vehicle crash on June 3 claimed the life of Calvin Ray Edmonds, 60, from South Hill.

DINWIDDIE – Dinwiddie’s faith-based community and the entire county are reeling after a deadly crash involving a church van left four people dead and several others injured Tuesday evening.

The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors heard a presentation by James R. Strozier, P.E. with Highground Services, Inc. regarding historic tax credits. He renovated a building in Franklin and is very familiar with renovation projects. Strozier said Franklin wa…

The Brunswick Insurance Agency and Pecht Distributors made a donation for each pint of blood collected during the recent Lawrenceville Rotary Club blood drive. Ray Thomas, left, with the Brunswick Insurance Agency, Charlette Woolridge, and Cindy Pecht with Pecht Distributors presented the do…

Nathan Rideout, left, Jacob Felhaur, Leiara Butler, in Mrs. Kathy Lee’s art class at Brunswick Academy, made VEGGIE signs for the Farmers Market. The Farmers Market is open Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Temple’s Flea Market in Lawrenceville. Spaces are free. Farmers, bakers, and crafters a…

The Southside Virginia Community College Foundation presents the Fred “Freddie” Reekes Annual Memorial Golf Classic on Wednesday, June 5, at the Lake Gaston Golf Club. Sign up now to participate in this highly anticipated event. This year, Honorary Tournament Chairs are Shep Moss, Ken Peace,…

On Sunday, May 26, 2019, at approximately 12:59 a.m., the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a person in the 800 block of Alvis Road reporting that about 50 shots were fired by multiple shooters at a gathering of 150-200 people and that multiple people had been shot. …

The Lawrenceville Town Office will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Household garbage will be picked up on Tuesday, May 28. Commercial garbage will be picked up on Wednesday, May 29.

ALBERTA – Officer Michael Brown presented the report for the Alberta Police Department for April to the Alberta Town Council. A total of 10 summonses were issued for speeding, 11 for reckless driving, 1 for driving under the influence. There were 5 calls for public assistance, 5 calls to ass…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two house fires that resulted in the death of two people.

LAWRENCEVILLE – At the April meeting the Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors voted to send a letter to the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors suggesting that the Lawrenceville Airport area be used as an event venue.

The Brunswick Academy JV baseball team captured the VCC regular season title with an 8-2 record after winning their last two games 11-3 over Kenston Forest and 17-1 over Richmond Christian. Pictured from the left on the front are Bill Parrish (Assistant Coach), Dakota Clark, Jason Capps, Chr…

Clean Up Day held on Saturday, April 6 was a success drawing people of all ages. The weather was overcast but lots of people answered the call to help. A lot can be accomplished when people work together. The focus was on the downtown area including the welcome signs and the Tobacco Heritage…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The weather on Saturday, April 20, was just perfect for the 16th Annual Brickyard 5 Miler that benefits the Lawrenceville Rotary Club Scholarship Fund. The male and female winners were Dillon Britt from Pendleton, North Carolina and Julie Hawley from Henrico, Virginia. The ev…

The Brunswick Academy PTO hosted a Career Fair for the Viking students on Tuesday, April 9.  The day was designed for 3rd through 12th grade students to learn about the job possibilities in today's world.  Professionals in attendance were an Archaeologist, Engineer, Electrician, Welder, Nurs…