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The County of Brunswick was excited to sponsor the Brunswick County Holes and Bowls event on Oct. 2, 2020.  The event provided citizens with an opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds where Savory meets Sweet. Our very own 2019 Taste of Brunswick’s World Champion Brunswick County Stew C…

Brunswick County, the Town of Lawrenceville, and the Virginia Department of Health offered free COVID-19 testing on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Brunswick County Conference Center parking lot, 100 Athletic Road, Lawrenceville. For more information call (434) 738-6545, S…

Cindy Pecht, left, and President Dixie Walker welcomed Daniel Finz, Lawrenceville Town Manager, to the Lawrenceville Rotary Club. Finz said is enjoying getting to know the people and has received a warm welcome. The Lawrenceville Rotary Club meets every Thursday at noon at the Elm Acres Comm…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office and the office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney received grant awards totaling $83,219 through the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Grant from the Department of Criminal Justice Services. The funds are to be used to offset costs r…

According to the Southside Health District there are 392 cases of COVID-19 in Brunswick County as of Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, 30 people were hospitalized and there were 5 deaths.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Lawrenceville Rotary Club held an installation ceremony recently providing the perfect opportunity to recognize members and look forward to the upcoming year in Rotary. The theme for 2020-2021 is Rotary Opens Opportunities.

LAWRENCEVILLE – James C. Haygood, 53, from Durham, N.C. is charged with possession of a schedule I, II controlled substance and giving false information to law enforcement on Oct. 3, 2020.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Daniel C. Finz is the new Town Manager for the Town of Lawrenceville and is looking forward to the new challenges. He is very pleased with how the community has received him and is enjoying meeting and getting to know the staff.

LAWRENCEVILLE – On Monday, Sept. 28, 2020 around 7 p.m. the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office received a call to conduct a safety/welfare check at a residence in the Pea Hill Creek area of Gasburg.

ALBERTA – The Alberta Town Council will meet on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be in person and virtual. 
People who want to join by computer or smart device can use the link below.
https://vccs.zoom.us/j/82408295783 <https://www.google.com/url?q=https://vccs.zoom.us/…

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration granted up to $125,000 each to 24 R&D-focused small businesses through the Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program administered by the agency’s Office of Innovation & Technology. FAST increases participation for smal…

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Brunswick County, the Town of Lawrenceville, and the Virginia Department of Health are offering free COVID-19 testing on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Brunswick County Conference Center parking lot, 100 Athletic Road, Lawrenceville.

Mayor Scott Martin, left, welcomed Daniel Finz, the new Town Manager, to the September meeting of the Lawrenceville Town Council. Finz said he is enjoying meeting people and looks forward to working with council. They removed their mask for the photo. (Sylvia Allen/Brunswick Times-Gazette)

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration granted up to $125,000 each to 24 R&D-focused small businesses through the Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program administered by the agency’s Office of Innovation & Technology. FAST increases participation for smal…

Teya J. Whitehead – Coordinator for the VCU Massey Cancer Research and Resource Center – Lawrenceville attended the Lawrenceville Rotary Club luncheon on Thursday, September 17, 2020. Whitehead is promoting the upcoming event hosted by VCU Massey Cancer Center – Office of Heath Equity and Di…

As part of Governor Northam’s Health Equity Pilot Program, the County of Brunswick County has received 10,000 pieces of COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) to distribute throughout the County. The Health Equity Pilot Program aims to increase equitable access to PPE in underserved co…

GASBURG – The Brunswick County Republican Committee will meet Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 at 7 p.m. at the Gasburg Volunteer Fire Department, 1705 Baird Road. Special guests are State Senator Frank Ruff and Delegate Kirk Cox, former speaker of the House of Delegates and possible 2021 Governor ca…

LAWRENCEVILLE – At the meeting held Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, the Brunswick County School Board voted unanimously to continue virtual instruction for the second nine weeks.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street.

Brunswick County offices will reopen to the public Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Face masks are requited to enter county facilities unless you have a medical exemption. All citizens must practice social distancing.

The Lake Gaston Association will sponsor its Sixth Annual Community Paper Shred on Saturday, Sept, 19, 2020 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The collection will be accomplished in the lower parking area at the Roanoke-Wildwood Volunteer Fire Department at 790 Lizard Creek Road. The service is free …

The Brunswick County School Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 14, 2020, at 1718 Farmers Field Road, Lawrenceville, Virginia. Once called to order, the School Board will adjourn immediately into Closed Session to address Personnel (2.2-3711-1), Student Discipline (2.2-3711.2), Pr…

On August 23, 2020, Governor Ralph Northam ordered the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia be flown at half-staff over the state Capitol and all local, state and federal buildings and grounds in respect and memory of former Lieutenant Governor John H. Hager. Northam further ordered flags to…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Brunswick County Public Schools students returned to school on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 with all instruction being offered virtually. The Brunswick County School Board initially planned to offer hybrid instruction as an option in addition to virtual but decided to offer only vir…

SOUTH HILL - The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Executive Committee and Innovation Committee will meet on Thursday September 3, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.  The meeting is open to the public.  The meeting is for the purpose of conducting the business of the Council as enabled by the actions of the Vir…

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released the following statement on the passing of John Hager, former Lieutenant Governor of Virginia: “I’ve known John Hager for more than 30 years and I can attest that John epitomized the very definition of a true public servant. We worked toge…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Tyler Kea, 2nd Lieutenant, Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department, submitted the report for July to the Lawrenceville Town Council. Volunteers responded to 17 calls, 3 calls were within the town limits and 14 were outside of the town limits. Also of the call total 10 were wi…

The Board of Directors for Southside Community Services Board will be meeting in open session at noon on the 4th Tuesday of the month via ZOOM Meeting/Teleconference.  Please call the Clerk of the Board at (434) 572-6916 should you wish to participate in the meeting and access information wi…

Storms turn the world gray and dreary but this beautiful rainbow and green, green pastures and trees are the reward we get afterward.  This one adorned the sky over the Ebony area just this past week. (Amy Elliott photo)