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The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. Ever Green Team, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit land trust, is pleased to announce it is applying for accreditation.…
Legislation will give employers greater ability to screen
RICHMOND – Virginia Promise in Action (VPiA) recently named a bipartisan group of six Virginia legislators—Senator George Barker, Senator Mamie Locke, Senator Frank Ruff, Delegate Terry Austin, Delegate Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, and Delegate Terry Kilgore—as 2023 Child Care Champions of the Year.
LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two grand larceny cases, one at the Eastside Convenience Mart and one at Ricky’s Service Center.
A combined Baccalaureate Service and Commencement Exercise will be held at Brunswick Academy on Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 10 a.m. The guest speaker will be Reverend Lee Foster of Tabernacle Baptist Church in South Hill, Virginia. Twenty-six seniors will be graduating.
LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors and the Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority will conduct a joint meeting on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the Brunswick County Conference Center, located at 100 Athletic Field Road, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868.
LAWRENCEVILLE – Volunteers with the 2023 Taste of Brunswick Festival Committee are selling ads and hope the community responds. The committee met on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at the Brunswick County Conference Center and those attending were: Wendy Grimm, Michael Grimm, Lois Daniel, Leslie Pair, …
Program improvements will expand capital access for small businesses
LAWRENCEVILLE – Brunswick High School will hold commencement on Saturday, May 20, 2023 honoring the BHS Class of 2023 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the school, 2171 Lawrenceville Plank Road.
A Community Give Away is planned for Sunday, May 21, 2023 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the old Pecht Distributors, Inc., 514 New Street, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868. Mayor of Lawrenceville LaWanda Vincent Tatum is organizing the event. There is no registration, no ID required and donations are…
SBA to host 2nd Annual America’s Seed Fund Week showcasing and connecting entrepreneurs to country’s largest source of early-stage R&D funding
America’s Seed Fund Week brings together tech startups and America’s Seed Fund agencies and resources to support economic growth
The SECURE IT Act would subject election infrastructure to critical security testing measure
On May 8, 2023 at approximately 10 a.m. the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an armed robbery at Mayfield Mini Mart II located in the 2000 block of Lawrenceville Plank Road. All available deputies and investigators immediately responded to the scene including officers f…
LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick Chamber of Commerce recognized Rahilly Elizabeth Abernathy, a senior at Brunswick Academy, and Maniya Alease Jones, a senior at Brunswick High School, as the Students of the Month for April. Urban Grid was the sponsor for the Students of the Month for April.
LAWRENCEVILLE – Members of the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors, Brunswick County School Board and Constitutional Officers are up for election on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023.
As violence persists, Warner, Kaine, colleagues call for increased humanitarian access and assistance for Sudan
Senators highlight dire humanitarian situation as the conflict surges on for a third week
In a letter to administration officials, senators highlighted the need for increased protections for Sudanese nationals already in the United States
GASBURG – Do you know someone who volunteers for a local fire department ore rescue squad? Take the time to thank them for their service.
The James Solomon Russell-Saint Paul’s College Museum and Archives celebrated the life of Saint James Solomon Russell during the weekend of March 25 and March 26, 2023. James Solomon Russell (1857-1935) founded Saint Paul’s College in Lawrenceville, Virginia, in 1888, and established 21 chur…
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Beaches are full, the aroma of cookouts is in the air and garden masterpieces are being created. While enjoying outdoor activities is fun, knowing the importance of skin protection is vital to good health. To get the scope on the importance of ski…
LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors will hold a budget workshop session on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the IDA conference room. The IDA office is located at 116 West Hicks Street, Lawrenceville. The meeting is open to the public.
LAWRENCEVILLE – Lawrenceville Town Manager Everette L. Gibson provided an update on projects to the Lawrenceville Town Council at the April meeting.
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The Virginia State Police is investigating a single vehicle crash on Gasburg Road at Kennon Drive, in Brunswick County on April 21, 2023. The crash occurred at approximately 4:15 p.m., and was reported as an overturned Brunswick County school bus with 9 children on board.
Resolution would designate April as
warded the Brunswick-Mayfield Recreation Center a grant totaling $10,000. The Board of Directors voted to use the funds to make repairs/improvements to the swimming pool located at the center.
LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street.
RICHMOND – Governor Glenn Youngkin announced the general fund revenue collections for March 2023 unadjusted for policy or timing impacts, fell by 3.8 percent compared to March 2022 mainly due to higher refund issuance. On a fiscal year-to-date basis, revenues are 0.6 percent higher than the…
American Parkinson Disease Association celebrates the importance of community & connection during Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month
APDA Connects & supports the local Parkinson’s community in April and year-round. With a PD diagnosis every 6 minutes, awareness is needed now more than ever.
LAWRENCEVILLE – Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building Parking Lot, 100 Tobacco Street, Lawrenceville. Proof of residency is required. Free drop off service – you never leave your car!
SOUTH HILL – Because the spread of COVID-19 is at a low community level in Mecklenburg County, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital has returned to pre-COVID visiting policies and demasked on Monday, April 10. Masks are no longer required in CMH facilities, except in oncology and extended …
LAWRENCEVILLE – Because of the inclement weather the Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for Saturday, April 8, 2023 has been postponed until Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 11 a.m. The event will be held at the Old Southern States Turntable Park, 409 West Fifth Avenue, Lawrenceville. The Town of Lawrence…
The Town of Lawrenceville, Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department, and the Brunswick Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 11 a.m. at the Old Southern States Turntable Park, 409 West Fifth Avenue, Lawrenceville. In case of inclement weather, the…
ALBERTA – The Alberta Town Council approved a request for a Conditional Use Permit submitted by Ameresco for a solar generation facility on property zoned C-2 Commercial, located off Boydton Plank Road (US Route 1) and Little Doe Road. The request is in accordance with Section 1905 of the To…
WASHINGTON – On March 29, 2023 U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), released the statement below after Federal Drug Administration (FDA) authorized <https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-approves-first-over-counter-naloxone-nasal-spray> the over-the-counter sale of Narcan…
Department of Labor Lauds Job Corps’ students, contributions to wildland firefighting efforts in 2022 by USDA Forest Service
Virginia Job Corps students provided more than 4,000 hours of suppression, support in 2022
WASHINGTON – On March 21, 2023 the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses and a resource partner of the SBA, announced that registration for the 2023 National Small Business Week Virtual Summit is now open. The two-day online event will take…
During the February Rise & Shine Event our partners Rise Collaborative provided us with some activities from their Co-Starter/Generator Entrepreneur programs. Upon completion of the activities, each group picked a favorite business or project idea. A total of16 projects were selected. Th…
LAWRENCEVILLE – Heather Marie Eacho, 36, from Lawrenceville, Virginia is charged with possession of a Schedule I or II substance, possession of a Schedule III substance, and failure to appear in Fairfax County on March 17, 2023. She received three bonds totaling $7,500.
For many fraud victims, the financial toll is only part of the story; nearly two in three victims suffer a significant health or emotional impact, according to research by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors and the Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. has been postponed. The meeting will be rescheduled.
The Lake Gaston Water Safety Council will meet Wednesday March 29, 2023 at the Kennon House Restaurant, 7001 Gasburg Road, Valentines, Virginia 23887. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. starting with a Dutch-Treat dinner. The guest speaker will be Glenn Hart, from Dominion Energy. His topic is “…
The Lake Gaston Association will hold its next monthly board meeting on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, 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.
Joint meeting planned with the Supervisors on March 22, 2023.
Funding will support rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing
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