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 …

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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: …

Watch for photos from Sweet Potato Day 2019 in the Oct. 9, 2019 edition of the Brunswick Times-Gazette. (Sylvia Allen/Brunswick Times-Gazette)

The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority has been working with Commonwealth Preservation Group to envision a revitalization plan focused on historic preservation and small business development.  The IDA would like to kick our planning effort off by identifying the community’s va…

Ann M. Connell, Chief Deputy Clerk, is seeking to be elected as Brunswick County Circuit Court Clerk. She has 27 years of experience and knows all aspects of the workings of the Brunswick County Clerk’s Office. She is certified through UVA’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, recognize…

See You at the Pole is a global day of student prayer where students meet at the flagpole before school to lift up their school, community, nation, and world. The Brunswick Academy Middle School SCO organized and led the event for the student body on Wednesday, Sept. 25. The theme of the 201…

The Brunswick County Committee of the Virginia World War I and World War II Commemorative Commission will be hosting a Veterans Day Program on Friday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. at the Brunswick County Conference Center in Lawrenceville. This year, the committee will honor all those native of or cur…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority is having a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. in the conference room. On Friday, Sept. 13, Melissa Boucher, Administrative Assistant, said the announcement of the meeting will be posted at the courthouse and …

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…