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LAWRENCEVILLE – A beautifully decorated Christmas tree in the gazebo at the Tobacco Heritage Park located next to E. E. Vaughan & Son honors loved ones battling cancer. The Brunswick County Cancer Association sponsored a tree lighting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 29 to honor and remember tho…

DUNDAS – The Brunswick Chamber of Commerce sponsored ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019 for Ray Ray’s Diner located at 31155 Christanna Highway, formerly Louise’s. Owners Mendie and Woody Daniel, known as Ray to Mendie, are embarking on a new adventure by opening the facility.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors and the Brunswick County School Board met recently to talk about the school system and begin the discussion about the FY2019-2020 budget. No vote was taken.

ALBERTA – It takes a special person to be a volunteer, especially a first responder. There was a sense of celebration in the air at the Alberta Volunteer Fire Department for the Open House on Oct. 20, 2019 as volunteers and supporters gathered to recognize the 70th anniversary of the department.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Robinson Ferry Road (Route 644) is now open following being closed for several months for bridge repairs. The detour has been lifted.

Providing assistance seems to be second nature to Jessica Carter, a Care Partner in Acute Care. Her giving attitude has earned the VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital Star Service Team Member of the Month Award for October.

The Lake Gaston Association will meet Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church located on Hwy. 903 across from the Subway Restaurant. The meeting concludes at noon or before.

Members of the Richmond Chapter of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia bussed recently to visit the Virginia Byways Visitor Center and Fort Christanna.  Many had not been to Brunswick County before and were amazed at the history displayed at …

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative is intent on addressing the digital divide in Southside Virginia, and its effort to do so received a boost from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently. The cooperative is the recipient of a nearly $3.8 million investment from the USDA for…

Delegate Roslyn Tyler, who was re-elected on Nov. 5 to her 8th term to the Virginia House of Delegates, was appointed by Speaker Elect-Eileen Filler-Corn to serve as Chairperson of the state Education Committee in the Virginia General Assembly. She is the first African American to chair this…

Dominion Energy employees donated coats to the Lawrenceville Rotary Club coat drive. The coats are donated to the Brunswick County Department of Social Services located at 201 Sharpe Street, Lawrenceville. Wendy Wright, left, Della Wood, Camilla Clayton-Bright, Dixie Walker, Jacqueline Mangr…

Construction work continues on the Learning Resource Center on the Christanna Campus Southside Virginia Community College in Alberta. When completed, the 45,000 building will hold the college library, food service area, student study and lounge areas, workout room for students and employees …

Members of the Lawrenceville Rotary Club and guests painted their pinkies purple in honor of World Polio Day celebrated on Oct. 24, 2019: Alfonzo Seward, left, Nicole Young, Wendy Wright, Jacqueline Mangrum, Charlette Woolridge, Dixie Walker, Camilla Clayton-Bright, Cindy Pecht, Tracie Sewar…

LAWRENCEVILLE - Brunswick County Public Schools will host a School Health Advisory Board meeting at the BHS Technology Center in Room 310 on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 5:30 p.m. Persons interested in attending the meeting may contact Mrs. Tanisha S. Pearson at (434) 848-3138.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The uncertain weather on Thursday, Oct. 31, didn’t postpone the Halloween parade and party. Organizers estimated approximately 600 people of all ages and dressed in a variety of costumes attended the event, an excellent example of you are never too old to have fun. The parade…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors and the Brunswick County School Board will hold a joint meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street. The meeting is open to the public.

On Oct. 29, 2019 Governor Ralph Northam ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff over the state Capitol and all local, state and federal buildings and grounds in respect and memory of former Governor Gerald L. Baliles. Northam further ordered flags to be flown …

In order to bring our readers the election results, the Nov. 6 edition of the Brunswick Times-Gazette will be printed later than our normal schedule. The E-Edition will be posted Wednesday, Nov. 6.

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, Virginia Department of Transportation crews will close Route 630, Waqua Creek Road, over Waqua Creek for a bridge replacement project.  Weather permitting, the $1.2 million project is expected to be completed in summer 2020.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two driving under the influences cases and several other traffic related cases.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Grady Washburn, 30, from Lawrenceville is charged with distribution of heroin and cocaine. Other indictments for distribution of Fentanyl will be sought during the upcoming grand jury.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Three separate traffic stops led to the drivers being charged with possession of marijuana.

LAWRENCEVILLE – County Administrator Charlette T. Woolridge, Ph. D. advised that the ban on outdoor burning is lifted effective Thursday, Oct. 22.

o candidates and citizens - the Brunswick County Chapter of the NAACP, and sponsoring organizations extend an invitation for your participation in an evening of Meeting and Greeting Forum Reception. It will be held on Monday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Dr. C. R. Alston Fellowship Hall, First …

NORFOLK - At approximately 10:43 p.m. on Oct. 16, the Virginia State Police Communications Center received a distress call from a trooper requesting EMS during a routine traffic stop.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Lawrenceville Rotary Club is sponsoring Flags for Heroes 2019. Sponsor a flag for $50. Honor a military, first responder, or other hero (past or present) by sponsoring an American flag in their honor. The 10’ American flag will be proudly displayed on the lawn at the Brun…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Are you interested in learning how to apply for grant funding? The VCU Cancer Research & Resource Center is hosting a workshop on Friday, Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 221 North Main Street. Donna Gassie will be the facilitator. She serves as the Director of Programs at…

The James Solomon Russell – Saint Paul’s College Museum and Archives, Inc. is seeking volunteers to work as tour guides, artifact arrangers, catalogers and for other general needs. Those interested in helping with this important part of Brunswick County’s history are encouraged to send an em…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Nicholas William Edwards, 38, from Chase City is charged with assault and battery, destruction of property/vandalism, and brandishing a firearm on Sept. 28.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority will hold a Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Brunswick County Conference Center, 100 Athletic Field Road.

Charles R. “Randy” Bowen is a candidate for the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors representing the Meherrin District on the November ballot. He is a native of Brunswick County and will work to bring jobs to the county.

The 23rd Annual Taste of Brunswick Festival was a huge success. One of the highlights of the festival is the World Champion Brunswick Stew Cook-Off. This year 26 stewmasters competed for the title and shared $2,000. The winners were announced around 2 p.m. Clark Bennett, left, Danieltown Ste…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street.

SOUTH BRUNSWICK – The weather for Sweet Potato Day 2019, Sept. 20, was just perfect! This year the event was held at Meherrin-Powellton Elementary School located in the southern part of Brunswick County. First grade students were paired with mentors from Brunswick High School to learn more a…

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple complaints from citizens who have received telephone calls from an individual identifying themselves as a Deputy from the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office. The caller is advising citizens that there is a warrant issued for their ar…

Supervisor Dr. Barbara Jarrett Harris is running for re-election to the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors representing the Totaro District - District 5 and brings 16 years of experience to the table. She serves as Chair and Supervisor John Zubrod as Vice Chair.

William Kidd was selected as the Brunswick High School Student of the Month for August. He was recognized at the September meeting of the Brunswick County School Board. Elizabeth Burns, left, Dr. Carolyn Jones, Principal Dr. Ronnie Watson, Floyd Moore, Jr. - Chair, Timothy Puryear - Vice Cha…

The members of the 2019 Brunswick High School Homecoming Court are, first row, left to right, Seniors: Quentin Singleton, Aniyah Seward, Rodney Gillis, Takeda Tennessee, Kanyjah Crayton,  JaQuez Taylor, KeHonesty Edmonds, Mark Snellings, Jakeria Hicks and Ahmada Harris; second row, Juniors: …