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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 


Restaurant-Style Coleslaw

LAWRENCEVILLE – The CRC (Community Revitalization Coalition) LLC is sponsoring a Unity Fest on Saturday, July 24, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the S.C.O.R.E. Field, 1809 Lawrenceville Plank Road. There will be school supplies, games, food and so much more. The CRC, LLC was established in 2020.

Fish in Foil 


Mini Cheesecakes 


Smoky Grilled Pork Chops

Reframe Your Story Virtual Art Show - Every year, Southside Behavioral Health hosts an annual art show to celebrate our talented individuals and take a look at the world through their eyes. To register and vote for your favorite artwork, visit southsidebh.org/art-show-2021/ or contact Pamela…

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Mason Jones of Lawrenceville, Virginia, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Jones was initiated at James Madison University.

Danielle Townsend, a resident of Gasburg, Virginia, is the recipient of the K. George Verghese Memorial Academic Merit Award, recognizing her academic achievements. Dr. Verghese was a long time faculty member at Southside Virginia Community College and was instrumental in the establishment o…

The Palmer Springs Volunteer Fire Department will host a drive thru BBQ Pork Chop Dinner fundraiser on Friday, June 18, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Stay in your vehicle and pick up BBQ pork chops, green beans, boiled potatoes, dessert and water for $10 per plate.  Preorders are highly encour…

Cucumber-Mango Salsa 

Lemon Tart 


The LKG 911 Community Task Force is sponsoring a free CPR & First Aid Workshop on June 22, 2021 from10 a.m.-noon at the Lake Gaston Lions Club, 139 Stanley Road, Henrico, N.C. 27842.  This is not a certification training but rather an informative session to help citizens react in a crisi…

Come join the 95th Squadron Model Aircraft Club for its 1st Annual “Golden Oldies” control line model airplane competition event on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at the Club’s flying field in Gaston, N.C. Skilled control line pilots from the Virginia-North Carolina region will demonstrate their ex…

Old Fashioned Lemonade 


Join the South Hill Aglow Community Lighthouse as we continue the conversation of releasing the results of past trauma on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. Word of God International Ministries, under the leadership of Pastor Anthony Dagner and Co-Pastor Shelly Dagner, is our host for our f…

The Ebony Volunteer Fire Department will be having a Fried Pork Chop Dinner on May 22, 2021 from 3-6 p.m. Pre-orders are now being taken. Dinner will consist of 2 pork chops, buttered potatoes, string beans, roll and dessert and will be available for a $10 donation for each. This will be a d…

No Mayo Potato Salad 


Mental Health Awareness Month:  Join us as we come together with community members, survivors, and mental health advocates to increase awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health. Southside Behavioral Health will host a number of community events throughout May to promote heali…

Brunswick Academy held its 2021 Prom on the Dennis A. Moore Football Field on Saturday, May 1, 2021. The Prom theme was "Find Your Happily Ever After". Senior Brady Talbert, son of Darren and Michelle Talbert of Lawrenceville, was crowned Prom King. Senior Amanda O'Berry, daughter of Greg an…

Slow-Cooked Beef with Carrots & Cabbage