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LAWRENCEVILLE – Brunswick High School will hold a graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 11, and Friday, June 12, using a drive-through format.

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam recently announced that April revenue collections fell 26.2 percent, primarily due to the extension of individual and corporate income tax deadlines until June 1 to provide relief to Virginians amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

RICHMOND —The State Board for Community Colleges, by a unanimous vote, elected to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for Fall 2020. The Board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour – keeping community college tuition and mandatory f…

ALBERTA – The Alberta Town Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed FY2020-2021 budget on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held electronically. Email and written comments are by due Friday, June 5, 2020. The budget covers fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 thro…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Kass USA, LLC notified the Town of Lawrenceville, Brunswick County, the Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority and the Southside Planning District Commission that the company has succumbed to the relentless pressure of COVID-19 and will not open the new business at…

The Brunswick County School Board will hold a regular called session neeting using electronic participation on Thursday, May 28, 2020. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. and is open to the public. Please see the information below for access.


During this time of quarantine over the COVID-19 pandemic, we spoke with James Jones owner of Jones Electrical Contractors, Inc.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held electronically.

Visitors to the Brunswick County Clerk’s Office will notice new Plexiglas shields have been installed for protection. The additions are both attractive and useful. Jacqueline Morgan – Clerk, right, Cheryl Howerton – Deputy Clerk, Ann Connell – Chief Deputy Clerk, and Angela Pritchett – Deput…

The Lawrenceville Rotary Club in partnership with the American Red Cross held a blood drive on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at the Elm Acres Community Center. Rotarian Ray Thomas said 26 pints were collected, exceeding the goal of 20 pints. Technicians took the temperature of potential donors as…

SOUTH HILL - The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Council will meet virtually by Zoom on Wednesday, May 20 at 1:00PM. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting is for the purpose of conducting the business of the Council as enabled by the actions of the Virginia General Assembly April 23, …

EBONY – With all the social distancing, stay at home orders and closing of schools due to the Coronavirus, it’s a great time to take a look around us at all the nature that returns with the warm spring weather.

Brunswick County Public Schools will host a joint meeting webinar with the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors on Thursday, May 14, 2020. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. Please see the information below for access.

The China King Restaurant located at 405 North Main Street in Lawrenceville offers delicious food. Mei Li, the owner, looks forward to serving the community. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Sylvia Allen/Brunswick Times-Gazette)

Pointe Realty Group Emporia just finished their first 60 days in business for the area, generating over $2 million in sales and managing over 20 properties, even during COVID-19.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on the proposed FY21 Brunswick County Public School Budget and the FY21 proposed Brunswick County General Fund and Capital Improvement Projects Budget on Wednesday, April 22. The meeting was held electronically w…

“During this unprecedented time we have been caring for emergent patients daily and now we are prepared to slowly phase in elective procedures again as well as in-person clinic visits,” said W. Scott Burnette, CEO, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital. 

On May 15, 2020, the “twin sisters” will celebrate a milestone birthday, turning 90 years old. Margaret Walker Dilworth and Annie Ruth Kirk Clarke were born during the Great Depression and during a different time in history in the United States of America. Mrs. Dilworth tells the story that …

ALERTA – The Alberta Town Council will meet electronically on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.  To join the meeting call 1-646-558-8656, then enter the meeting ID 949 9043 6086 and press the # key.  When asked to put in your participant ID, simply press # key.  You will be put on a short ho…

KENBRIDGE - Ten high school seniors from Southside Virginia and northern North Carolina are each receiving $1,000 scholarships presented by Benchmark Community Bank. The annual $mart$tart Community Commitment Scholarship is named for the bank’s $mart$tart money management program designed fo…

The Brunswick County School Board will hold a Special Called Finance Meeting webinar on Monday, May 4, 2020. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public with no public comment. Please see the information below for access. 
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AWRENCEVILLE – The Lawrenceville Town Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed FY2020-2021 budget on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be conducted by electronic means. Citizens may attend the meeting through www.gotomeet.me/Town of Lawrenceville.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Before the COVID-19 pandemic students in the horticulture class at Brunswick High School were making plans to transplant the plants grown in the greenhouse to a garden area. The Governor’s decision to close all schools for the remainder of the school year stopped those plans …

LAWRENCEVILLE – A traffic stop on April 11 led to Heather Marie Eacho, 32, from Lawrenceville, and Douglas Edward Haines, 43, from Elkwood being charged with possession of marijuana.

FCS, SNAP-Ed Agent, Kimberly Martin, created eggs with physical activity and nutrition messages to be displayed in various business windows in the Town of Lawrenceville. Kimberly partnered with the Town of Lawrenceville Mayor, Scott Martin; Interim Town Manager, Everette Gibson; Elementary S…

LAWRENCEVILLE – When Brenda Palmore, DHA, FACMPE, FASPR, Vice President Practice Management & Business Development at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital, talked about telemedicine at the March Brunswick Chamber of Commerce luncheon, no one realized how much we would hear about teleme…

The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will hold an electronic meeting on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 5 p.m. Information to access the meeting is available on the county’s website: www.brunswickco.com

LAWRENCEVILLE – COVID -19 has had a major impact on our country and our world. It has definitely affected small communities like Brunswick County, but in the midst of COVID-19 a local restaurant went above and beyond to help county residence during this difficult time. On Wednesday, March 25…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Red & White, a fixture in the downtown area, closed April 16, 2020. The owner Zahid Hussain said he planned to sell the store but the COVID-19 pandemic hastened his plans.