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The Lunenburg County Historical Society is sponsoring an essay contest for eighth grade students in Lunenburg County. To be eligible, the student may attend a public school, a private school, or be home-schooled.  The private school may be outside Lunenburg County as long as the student’s le…

Snickerdoodle Cookies

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Cancer Association will sponsor the Tree of Love Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 at 7 p.m. at 200 Court Street, beside the old Red & White Grocery Store. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. Note the change in location.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Throughout the month of November, Rev Your Bev, an initiative of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) supported by its statewide youth-led program Y Street, is celebrating its 10th Rev Your Bev Annual Celebration. Y Street partner schools across the commonwealth a…

Sweet Potato Pie 


Editor’s Note: This recipe ran in the Nov. 18, 2015 edition.

The Delta Alpha Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recently met at the Brunswick County Library to hear an excellent self-defense presentation by Sergeant Joey Lopresti with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office. He also discussed principles of self-awareness to prevent t…

The girls and boys in the Country Mouse School recently visited the Pumpkin Farm of Liz and Jeff Parrish in Dundas. What a fun adventure.

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Cancer Association will sponsor the Tree of Love Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 at 7 p.m. at 200 Court Street, beside the old Red & White Grocery Store. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. Note the change in location.

Good New Orleans Creole Gumbo

Chicken Stew with Dumplings

Curtis Meredith from Brodnax, Virginia enjoys working on projects. His latest creation features classic “BelAir” cars and a gasoline pump. The wood is mahogany and the latest project doubles as a piggy bank. Meredith said he is always on the lookout for things to use. Do you remember the car…

Moroccan Shrimp Stew

Before heading out to the pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkin, Virginia Cooperative Extension horticulture expert Ashley Edwards says it’s important to wait until pumpkins are fully mature before harvesting and to carve them as close to Halloween as you can to avoid early rotting.

The Ebony Volunteer Fire Department will be having a chicken dinner on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 3-6 p.m. Pre-orders are now being taken. Dinner will consist of fried chicken, buttered potatoes, string beans, roll and dessert and will be available for a $10 donation for each. This will…

Savory Chicken Pie  

Grandma’s Soft Butter Rolls 

A group of alumni of Brunswick Senior High School planned to celebrate homecoming on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 with a tailgate party but plans have been cancelled. In the past tailgating has been very popular providing a time for alumni to enjoy fellowship before the game.

Hot Crab Pinwheels 

Artichoke & Spinach Dip 


The 27th Heritage Day will be Saturday, September 11, 2021, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. in Courtland, sponsored by the Southampton County Historical Society and the Southampton Heritage Village /Agriculture & Forestry Museum at 26315 Heritage Lane in Courtland, Virginia. Admission at the Ag & For…

Taco Pinwheels 

What do lifestyle and environment have to with Cancer in Virginia? Researchers from Massey Cancer Center at Virginia Commonwealth University are doing a research study to understand how lifestyle and environment in different parts of Virginia are related to cancer risks. Do you live in a rur…

Editor’s Note: This recipe ran in the Sept. 9, 2015 edition.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 7th Annual Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at Gary’s Place, 755 Matthews Chapel Road, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868.

The Lawrenceville Lions Club is having a Brunswick Stew fundraiser on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Commonwealth Exterminators, 2070 Lawrenceville Plank Road, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868. The cost is $9 per quart. Call in orders at (434) 447-9913 or contact any Lions Club member. The Stewma…

RICHMOND— Southside Virginia Community College received the Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI) Award from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) to help close the educational attainment gap between the Rural Horseshoe region and the state at…

RICHMOND— Southside Virginia Community College received the Gerald L. Baliles Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI) Award from the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) to help close the educational attainment gap between the Rural Horseshoe region and the state at…

Easy Zucchini Fritters

Easy Zucchini Fritters

The Kenbridge-Victoria Lions Club will sponsor the Ken Saunders Memorial Walk on Saturday, September 11, 2021. The rain date is Saturday, September 18, 2021. Meet at the Food Lion in Victoria at 7:30 a.m. The walk begins at 8 a.m. and ends at Shopper’s Value in Kenbridge.

Virginia Commonwealth University researchers and collaborations are interested in knowing your opinion about the adolescent vaccines including the HPV vaccine. Are you a parent or primary guardian of a 9 – 17 year old child? Do you live in Brunswick, Dinwiddie, or Greenville County in Virgin…

Zucchini Cornbread Casserole 


LAWRENCEVILLE – A community fair will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Brunswick Community Center, 207 North Main Street. Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868. Parents, teachers and the community are invited. There will be food, resources, and more.

Roasted Zucchini 


LAWRENCEVILLE – “We Are the World” Community Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at James Solomon Russell Middle School, 19400 Christanna Highway, Lawrenceville. The event was postponed due to inclement weather on Saturday, Aug. 7.

Perfect Summer Fruit Salad 

LAWRENCEVILLE – “We Are the World” Community Day will be held on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at James Solomon Russell Middle School, 19400 Christanna Highway, Lawrenceville. The rain date is Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021.

Greek Pasta Salad