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BRODNAX – Nov. 5, 2022 was a very special day for the Southside Senior Citizens Center located at 3495 Grandy Road, Brodnax, Virginia. Over 50 people attended the luncheon to celebrate 50 years of service to Southside Virginia.

The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints from citizens who have received telephone calls from someone identifying themselves as a deputy from the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office and provides a name and badge number. The caller advises that they are investigating crimin…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick Chamber of Commerce and the Lawrenceville Rotary Club are sponsoring Breakfast With Santa Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Elm Acres, 100 Raney Street. The cost is $5 per plate at the door. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

ALBERTA – The Alberta Special Events Committee is sponsoring a Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 at 3 p.m. Line up and check in for the parade will be at 2 p.m. on Second Avenue, across from Red Oak Hall. Organizers hope each and every one will join them to celebrate the holiday sea…

The holiday deals have already begun, but buyer beware – not all of those great deals you see online are legit. Because if the online shopping season has started it means that online scam season has officially begun too.

ALBERTA – The Alberta Town Office will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 and be closed Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The office will reopen on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Dr. Kristy Somerville Midgette, Superintendent, Brunswick County Public Schools, gave the FY22 Finance report to the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors. The FY22 expenditures and revenues as of Sept. 20, 2022 indicate BCPS has expended $24,935,045.37 from the categorical b…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street.

Veterans, active duty and military families are nearly 40% more likely than the general population to lose money to scams and fraud. According, to the Federal Trade Commission, reported fraud attacks against our nation’s heroes and their families jumped 69 percent from 2020 to 2021.  

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Lawrenceville Town Office will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in observance of Veterans Day. Commercial, business, and brush will be picked up on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. There will be no service on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.

The Lawrenceville Rotary Club sponsored Flags for Heroes. This beautiful display is located at the Brunswick County Conference Center across from Brown’s Funeral Service on Lawrenceville Plank Road. It’s worth a trip to Downtown Lawrenceville to see the flags. Remember to thank a Veteran for…

RICHMOND - The Department of Elections (ELECT) has identified additional transactions that did not previously populate to the online voter registration hopper for processing by local general registrars.  This issue is directly related to a previously reported computing error involving the st…

The Lake Gaston Computer Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Lions Club located at 139 Stanley Road off Route 903 N.C. There will be two speakers on Fraud -In All Forms. The speakers will cover how to report and steps to take to help prevent fraud from happening to you. All are w…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Voters across the Commonwealth and the nation will participate in the General Election set for Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Voters across the Commonwealth and the nation will participate in the General Election set for Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

LAWRENCEVILLE The Lawrenceville Town Office will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in observance of Election Day. Business and commercial garbage will be picked up on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. There is no change to residential garbage service.

There has been a lot of news recently about student loans. Some are being forgiven, some payments are being paused and lots of borrowers are trying to figure out where they fall. This is the type of situation that criminal scammers are ready to pounce on.

Brunswick Academy held its 2022 Homecoming Football Game on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. The Vikings defeated visiting Southampton Academy 66-18 in front of a large Homecoming crowd. The Class of 2021 Homecoming Court Representative, Carson Elizabeth Williams, right, was present to crown the new Q…

The Board of Directors for Southside Behavioral Health will be meeting in open session at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022 at the Administration Building located at 143 Industrial Parkway in Clarksville.  The public is welcome to attend.  Public comments will be taken at the start of the mee…

The Lake Gaston Water Safety Council monthly membership meeting will held on Wednesday October 26, 2022 at the Kennon House Restaurant, 7001 Gasburg Road, Valentines, Va. 23887. The meeting begins at 6 p.m., starting with a Dutch-treat dinner.

ALBERTA – The Alberta Town Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at the Alberta Town Office. The meeting set for Monday, Oct. 10, 2022 was postponed due to technical issues.

CREWE - Southside Electric Cooperative is a member-first organization that works with a safety-first mindset.  This was the clear message conveyed by Board Chair Dr. Frank Bacon and newly appointed President & CEO Jason Loehr in the 85th Annual Meeting, held Sept. 24 at Hooper Park in Crewe.

Does your mood seem to mirror the seasons—maybe growing darker as the fall and winter days get shorter and lifting as the brighter days of summer approach?

CREWE - Southside Electric Cooperative is a member-first organization that works with a safety-first mindset.  This was the clear message conveyed by Board Chair Dr. Frank Bacon and newly appointed President & CEO Jason Loehr in the 85th Annual Meeting, held Sept. 24 at Hooper Park in Crewe.

Brunswick High School held Homecoming on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, a day earlier than planned due to the threat of Hurricane Ian. Principal Dr. Ronald Thornhill and Assistant Principal Jalana Barner crowned Maniya Jones as Queen and Demetrius Alexander as King. See more photos in the Oct. 5,…

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day is always the last Wednesday of September, which is September 28 this year, so this is a good week to inform readers about women’s health. We all know there are biological differences between women and men, but it’s just as important to know the health…

LAWRENCEVILLE - The 25th Annual Taste of Brunswick Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Brunswick County Airport, formerly the Lawrenceville-Brunswick Municipal Airport, 77 Airport Drive, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868. The festival is free and parking is…

Staying a step ahead of the scammers is like playing a never-ending game of whack-a-mole. Research shows that people who know about a specific scam are 80% less likely to engage with it, but how can you stay up to speed on all the different threats? One great tool is the AARP Fraud Watch Net…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Everywhere you looked on Thursday, Friday, Sept. 15, 2022 you saw “dots.” Why? Totaro Elementary School celebrated International Dot Day, named after the classic storybook “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds.

The Lake Gaston Association will meet Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church located on Eaton Ferry Road across from the LKG Chamber of Commerce and Subway Restaurant.