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The Southside Health District announced Monday, March 30, a case of COVID-19 in a Brunswick County resident in his 20s. He is isolating at home. To protect patient privacy, no further information will be provided about this case, and VDH does not provide specific information on an investigation.

ICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued a statewide Stay at Home order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

On Saturday, the Crater Health District reported its first two confirmed cases of Emporia-Greensville residents testing positive for the coronavirus, COVID-19.

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Brunswick County School Board will hold a special called school board meeting on Monday, March 30, at 6 p.m.  This meeting will be held electronically due to the current state of emergency issued by the Governor to discuss the COVID-19 ongoing crisis.  The public is welco…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) caused the Governor to issue a state of emergency to limit the spread of the virus. Crowds are limited to no more than 10 people. Schools were closed for two weeks and routine meetings and events were postponed or cancelled.

The Virginia Department of Transportation crews will have to close Route 712, Old Stage Road at the Wilson Creek Bridge to make bridge repairs.  According to Tommy Johnson, Residency Administrator, South Hill Residency, there are several damaged timbers at mid-span that need to be replaced. …

LAWRENCEVILLE – The decision has been made to restrict public access to the Lawrenceville Town Office at 400 North Main Street. The public is encouraged to utilize the online payment system and the drop-box located on the front of the building. The office staff will be at the office answerin…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The 2020 Spring Extravaganza scheduled for Saturday, April 4 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 18585 Christanna Highway, Lawrenceville, has been postponed. A new date has not been determined. Organizers appreciate the public’s support for the Brunswick-Mayfie…

n an effort to protect the College community and to mitigate the risks associated with COVID-19, its spread, and the potential strain on area hospitals and clinics, SVCC will be taking the actions outlined below. Any guidance we pass along will be interim in nature, using the best informatio…

Recently, Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Betina Ring, Former House of Delegates member and current Judge Onzlee Ware from Roanoke and President and CEO of the Virginia Tourism Corporation, Rita McClenny visited the James Solomon Russell – Saint Paul’s College Museum…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street.

As of Thursday, March 12 there have been 15 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus in Virginia, all of which have been traced to a specific source. Two Virginians, who are currently located in Texas, have been confirmed to have the disease raising the total number to 17 cases. Ten are reporte…

While the chances of the coronavirus reaching southern Virginia are low, the virus has already entered the United States and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has advised citizens to take precautions in order to lower the risk of contraction and spread of the disease.

W. Scott Burnette, CEO, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital presented Vickey Morgan, RN, Clinical Coordinator in ICU, Stroke Coordinator, the VCU Health CMH STAR Service Team Member of the Year Award for 2019.  There to congratulate Vickey was Mellissa Black, Acute Care Nursing Director a…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Joseph E. Biden received 1,359 votes in the 2020 March Democratic Presidential Primary in Brunswick County held Tuesday, March 3.

For the third consecutive year, Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC) has been named as one of the “Best Places to Work in Virginia” by Virginia Business magazine and Best Companies Group. MEC President and CEO John C. Lee, Jr., says, “Needless to say, we are very, very proud of this signif…

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. The VCU Massey Cancer Research and Resource Center in Lawrenceville is asking community organizations, businesses and individuals to help promote Colorectal Cancer education. We are joining forces to shine the light on this important topic…

Many have asked what can be done to take back Richmond and clean up the mess in Washington.  In Richmond, we are stuck with liberal Democrats until at least 2022.

The Valentines Post Office is always very busy this time of year. The boys and girls in Ms. Escobar’s class from Totaro Elementary School visited on Tuesday, Feb. 11 and posed for a picture before having their cards received that special postmark. Annette Glasscock talked with the children a…

On January 15, 2019, the Plunky Branch and Oneness gave an all-day free Jazz & Soul Concert in honor and celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. Featuring a morning and afternoon concert lecture with the elementary, middle and high schoolers, wrapping up the day with a free 7 p…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors cordially invites the public to the launch of the Brunswick Stew Tour on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Brunswick County Conference Center, 100 Athletic Field Road.

The Cancer Research and Resource Center will be hosting weekly Cancer Prevention Webinars in support of National Cancer Prevention Month. February is the month dedicated to cancer prevention, represented by a purple ribbon. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, about half …

LAWRENCEVILLE – A traffic stop on Governor Harrison Parkway near the Brunswick Square Shopping center led to Arin Tavon Futrell, 27, from Durham, N.C. being charged with distribution of marijuana.

FREEMAN – An early morning house fire claimed the life of two people, Joan Mayo, 79, and Mary E. Moton, 80, Monday, Jan. 27.

ALBERTA – At the January meeting the Alberta Town Council appointed Elena Scalzi to council. She has been attending council meetings for several months and helped with special events. Scalzi said she has lived in Alberta for approximately four years and looks forward to serving.

The Lake Gaston Association will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church located on Highway 903 across from the Subway Restaurant.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Christian Cole Daugherty, 24, from Littleton, N.C. is charged with grand larceny on Jan. 15.