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The Town of Lawrenceville has received CARES Act funding to assist with payment of past due water and sewer bills. These funds DO NOT cover the garbage collection portion of the bill.  Funding may assist with past water and sewer bills dated March 1, 2020 to December 30, 2020.  Funds may not…

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a dynamic civil rights activist. He preached and started non-violent peaceful marches, which were very rewarding. We have enjoyed the rights earned by this movement. The death of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and many other black lives has taught us one thing. …

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Group exercise classes offered at the Brunswick County Library

LAWRENCEVILLE – Due to several staff members of the American Red Cross being possibly exposed to COVID-19, the Lawrenceville Rotary Club blood drive scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 has been postponed until March 3, 2021. Watch for more information. Organizers apologize for any inconven…

The James Solomon Russell-Saint Paul’s College Museum and Archives has introduced the latest edition of James Solomon Russell’s “Adventure in Faith”. James Grimstead, Chairman, said as the museum reflects on the legacy of James Solomon Russell, it has become apparent that many local citizens…

A small county on the Southside of Virginia, not many businesses, not many people, and absolutely nothing to do- that’s what some may think of when they think of Brunswick County. However, when I think of Brunswick County I think of home, a community where everyone knows everybody. When you …

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street. Closed session begins at 6:30 p.m.

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced the departure of acting SBA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator (RA) Steve Bulger. In this role, Bulger was responsible for the delivery and management of SBA’s programs, financial assistance, and business develop…

he Lawrenceville Town Office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Household garbage will be picked up on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. Commercial garbage will be picked up on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Neither rain nor sleet stops the journey of Santa Claus through the streets of Alberta on Christmas Eve, here is Santa on his last stop in the Town of Alberta Square. The Alberta Volunteer Fire Department sponsored the parade. (Dion Walker/Brunswick Times-Gazette)

The Brunswick County School Board will meet on Monday, January 11, 2021, at 6 p.m. in the Brunswick High School Cafeteria located at 2171 Lawrenceville Plank Road, Lawrenceville, VA 23868. The public portion of this meeting will begin at 7 p.m.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021 at 6 p.m. at the Brunswick County Conference Center, 100 Athletic Field Road, across from Brown’s Funeral Service. Note the change in location.

Ron Posey was selected as the 2020 Omega Man of the Year. Posey is a 7-year member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. and has served as the Keeper of Records and Seal for Omicron Omega Chapter for the past two years. Recently re-elected to continue as the chapters Keeper of Records and Seal fo…

AWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month for December is Anaiya Owens. Anaiya is a senior at Brunswick High School maintaining a 3.76 GPA. Anaiya is the daughter of Kenneth and Stephanie Owens of Alberta, Virginia. Anaiya is a member of the National Honor Society…

LAWRENCEVILLE – A news story that broke right before the Christmas holiday on WRIC Channel 8 about Lawrenceville Correctional Center, a private prison operated by the GEO Group, is getting a lot of attention. The facility is the only privately run prison in Virginia. State Senator Adam Ebbin…

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LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance amendment to permit localities to exempt equipment and machinery used for forest harvesting and silvicultural activities from personal property taxes. A public hearing was held on the proposed ordinance amendment …

SOUTH HILL – As Americans head into the winter months and COVID-19 infections increase across the country, a glimmer of hope is on the horizon as the prospect of vaccines becomes a reality. In Virginia, COVID-19 vaccines for high-risk front-line health care workers became available this week…

According to a recent AARP survey, more than 2/3 of US consumers will purchase a gift card for someone this holiday season. While these gifts are easy to give and popular to get, they are also open to fraud. The same survey found that one in three people have either given or received a gift …

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Department of Tourism was awarded $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s Recovery Marketing Leverage Program to promote the Brunswick Stew Tour.

Tiffany Dotti, with of Long & Foster Real Estate, presented a donation to La Wanda Tatum for the proposed Community Center. Gene Wiley, left, Rebecca Spengler, Melissa Boucher, Tiquan Goode, Supervisor Dr. Alfonzo Seward and Alfreda Jarrett Reynolds expressed their appreciation to Dotti …

Chuck Lessin, owner of Pop’s Bar and Grill in Lawrenceville, made a donation to Mike Dotti for the proposed Community Center. Several members of the community and supporters of the project were on hand for the presentation: first row, left to right, Tiffany Dotti, Daniel Finz, Alfreda Jarret…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street. Closed session begins at 6 p.m.

BRUNSWICK COUNTY – Virginia State Police investigate a single vehicle motorcycle accident that results in the death of the driver. 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and Co-Chair of the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, released a statement on Dec. 8, 2020 on the announcement by cybersecurity firm FireEye that it was the victim of hackers tied to a natio…

RICHMOND - The near future of in-person schooling is uncertain due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Virginia students will return to a system where several penalties for misbehavior have been taken off the table. 

On Friday Dec. 4, 2020 at approximately 7:34 p.m. the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office received a call for an unresponsive male at the 22000 block of Governor Harrison Parkway (Highway 58) near the Brunswick/Greensville County line. Deputies responded and arrived at the scene and located Sh…

ALBERTA – The Alberta Town Council will meet Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be virtual. The instructions are below: