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LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street.

Walk along the Tobacco Heritage Trail. As you enjoy the soft song of a warbler and the whisper of Sassafras leaves swaying in the cool breeze across Evans Creek, look farther down-trail. You may spot a budding naturalist. In fact, more and more naturalists are rambling the trails, parks, riv…

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Bob Good (VA-05) recently recognized the 2021 Congressional Art Competition winner at a reception held in Lynchburg, Virginia. The first-place winner Diem Trinh’s artwork, titled Face Behind the Mask, will hang in the Cannon Tunnel in the U.S. Capitol.

SOUTH HILL – While people may joke about ‘laughing until you pee,’ this is no laughing matter. Urinary incontinence is the inability to control one’s bladder. It affects twice as many women as men, primarily caused by pregnancy, childbirth and menopause. Incontinence is not just part of agin…

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LAWRENCEVILLE – The James Solomon Russell – Saint Paul’s College Museum and Archives recently recognized four Brunswick High School students who competed in the Governor’s Black History Month Highway Historical Marker Contest. The students were: Jashanti Valentine,  Danasia Firman, Jonathan …

The Meherrin Regional Library invites children of all ages to participate in their Summer Reading Program by keeping track of books read during the summer, and attending FREE events at the Brunswick County Library (BCL) in Lawrenceville and the W. E. Richardson Memorial Library (RML) in Empo…

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the Annual Lake Gaston Association’s Membership Meeting on Saturday, June 12 at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church, located on Hwy. 903 across from Subway Restaurant.

SOUTH HILL – As the Southside Health District experiences a continued trend of fewer cases of COVID-19, and toward improving the overall patient healing process, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VCU Health CMH) will be relaxing the visitor restrictions a little more. 

LAWRENCEVILLE – Kenneth William Mack, 27, from Chase City, Virginia is charged with sale, distribute more than 1 ounce but less than 5 pounds of marijuana on May 25, 2021 and possession of a Schedule I, II controlled substance.

As I am sure you are aware, the trash situation on the roads around Lake Gaston and along the shorelines is out of control.  This year June 5th is Lake Clean-Up Day and will be different than in previous years. 

Past Commander E. B. Reese, left, and Commander Paul Doucette with American Legion Post 79 in South Hill, Virginia, presented a donation to Nancy Avery with the Fort Christanna Historical Site Planning Committee. The presentation was made at the Brunswick Byways Visitor Center located at 135…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Litter Control Council will sponsor a free shred event on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Brunswick Conference Center parking lot, 100 Athletic Field Road. Protect yourself from identity theft by collecting sensitive documents contai…

The Chair of the Board of Supervisors of Brunswick County has called a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors to be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6 p.m. in the Board Room of the Brunswick County Government Building located at 228 North Main, Lawrenceville, Virginia. The special mee…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Approximately 200 people attended the budget hearing on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 to oppose the proposed increase in real estate taxes from $0.53 per $100 of assessed value to $0.86 per $300 of assessed value and raising personal property taxes from $3.65 to $3.85.

The Brunswick County School Board will hold a special called meeting on Monday, May 24, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the FY22 Operational Budget. This meeting will be held in the Brunswick High School Library located at 2171, Lawrenceville Plank Road, Lawrence…

SOUTH HILL - About 25 million U.S. citizens live with asthma. And more than 50 million suffer from allergies. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) promotes National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month in May. 

A combined Baccalaureate Service and Commencement Exercise will be held at Brunswick Academy on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 10 a.m. The guest speaker will be Reverend Lee Foster of Tabernacle Baptist Church in South Hill, Virginia. Thirty-one seniors will be graduating.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Lloyd Lenhart, Director of Community Relations for Southside Electric Cooperative and associates updated the members of the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors regarding the company’s response to Winter Storm Shirley that hit the area on Feb. 13-Feb. 16, 2021.

SOUTH HILL – Hearing and speaking are two things most Americans take for granted. But if you or a loved one suffers from a voice, speech or language disorder, just the effort of communication can be exhausting. Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Audiologists work together to cover the c…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street.

The Lake Gaston Weed Control Council has scheduled the next Lyngbya treatments by Aqua Services.  They begin treatment on May 18, 2021.  The products used are:  Captain XTR, Cutrine Ultra and AMP.  There are not any swimming, irrigation or fish consumption restrictions with the products bein…

The Lake Gaston Water Safety Council membership meeting will be held Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the Kennon House Restaurant in Gasburg, Virginia.  The meeting begins at 6 p.m. starting with a Dutch-treat dinner.  The guest speaker will be USCG Auxiliary from Flotilla 93 North Carolina/Virgini…

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors and Brunswick County Planning Commission will conduct a joint meeting on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Brunswick County Conference Center, 100 Athletic Field Road, Lawrenceville, Virginia.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The area around the Brunswick High School Tech Center and cafeteria was buzzing with activity on Saturday, May 1, 2021 for prom. The theme was “Mask”, querade: “A Year to Remember.”

LAWRENCEVILLE - Brunswick County Public Schools will host a Special Education Advisory Committee/School Health Advisory Board Zoom Webinar Meeting on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Persons interested in attending the meeting may register through the News and Announcements Section on the…

The Brunswick Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month for April is Dulce Ruby Gutierrez Trejo. Ruby attends Brunswick High School and is the daughter of Abimael Gutierrez Zuniga of Brodnax, Virginia. She is a senior maintaining a 3.96 GPA, member of the Future Business Leaders of America, t…

The Brunswick County School Board will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 6 p.m. to discuss facilities options. This meeting will be held virtually via ZOOM.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Since August 2018 a group of volunteers has been meeting and working to form a Community Center. At the March meeting Rebecca Spengler, Vice Chair, Board of Directors, updated the members of the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors about the progress and plans for the future…

The Board of Directors for Southside Behavioral Health, formerly known as Southside Community Services Board, will be meeting in open session at noon on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 via ZOOM Meeting/Teleconference.  Please call the Clerk of the Board at (434) 572-6916 should you wish to participa…

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Brunswick Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street.

LAWRENCEVILLE – There was excitement in the air on Friday, April 16, 2021 when the community gathered to cut the ribbon for Glorious Events and Designs located at 313 North Main Street.

ALBERTA – Spring Clean-up Week in the Town of Alberta will be Monday, April 26, 2021 through Friday, May 1, 2021. Place debris on the curb to be pick up. Brush, leaves, and unwanted household items are examples of debris that are acceptable. The last pickup will be Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 1…