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LAWRENCEVILLE – Jamie Lorenzo Blackwell, 28, from Alberta, Virginia is charged with possession of a Schedule I, II controlled substance, possession of marijuana, more than 1 pound; possession of a firearm while in possession of drugs and eluding police, a misdemeanor, on Sept. 11, 2021.

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

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors approved a lease agreement with Scotts Miracle Grow Company (Hyponex Corporation) for property located in the Brunswick County Industrial Park. The supervisors held a public hearing on the proposed lease on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021 an…

On September 13, 2021 at approximately 8:40 a.m. the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office received a call from an employee at Brunswick Academy reporting that a suspicious package was on school grounds. During the investigation, it was determined that this package was dropped around 5:40 a.m. d…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street.

Weather permitting the Virginia Department of Transportation will close Pocahontas Road (Route 633) between Smoky Ordinary Road (Route 608) and Five Forks Road (Route 607 in Brunswick County from Monday, Sept. 13, 2021 until Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 for structure repairs.

The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors presented a plaque to the Brunswick Dixie Youth League. The team was champions of Coach Pitch District 1 Tournament; State Tournament: Winners of Sportsmanship Award and finished 4th in Division 2 Coach Pitch State Tournament. The members of the team…

The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors presented a plaque to the Brunswick Dixie Youth League. The team was champions of Coach Pitch District 1 Tournament; State Tournament: Winners of Sportsmanship Award and finished 4th in Division 2 Coach Pitch State Tournament. The members of the team…

LAWRENCEVILLE – At the August meeting Michael Dotti, Business Director, provided an update to the Brunswick County Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Bryon Keith Anderson, 26, from Petersburg, Virginia is charged with possession of a Schedule I, II controlled substance on Aug. 19, 2021.

The Brunswick County School Board has called a special meeting to hold a facilities work session on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 5 p.m. in the Brunswick High School Cafeteria located at 2171 Lawrenceville Plank Road, Lawrenceville, VA 23868.

On August 30, 2021 at approximately 7:17 a.m., the Virginia State Police responded to a single vehicle accident on Route 58 east of Route 644 in Brunswick County. Sergeant Michelle Anaya said the driver of a 2012 Lincoln Navigator, Jerome Miller, was traveling eastbound at a high rate of spe…

RICHMOND - – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has accepted 2.8 million acres in offers from agricultural producers and private landowners for enrollment into the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) in 2021. This year, almost 1.9 million acres in offers have been accepted through the …

In response to the tragic terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan the flags on courthouse square were lowered to half-staff last week after President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. issued a proclamation as a mark of respect for the U.S. service members and other victims killed in the terrorist attack o…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Virginia State Police is investigating an accident that occurred around 7 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 that claimed two lives. At press times the names of the deceased were not available.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors presents Jazz on the Square 2021 Festival on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Courthouse Square, 200 Block of North Main Street. Melody Masters, Brunswick County’s own radio personality, will serve as the guest emce…

We would like to recognize Dr. Ronald Thornhill, Brunswick High School Principal, for his work with the Call Me Mister Program. Dr. Thornhill currently serves as the BCPS liaison with Longwood University's Call Me Mister program which aims to encourage young men to get involved in the teachi…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County School Board approved six new appointments at the August meeting: Sara Robertson, School Social worker, division; James Simmons, SPED teacher, Totaro Elementary School; Lateefah Hazelwood, SPED teacher, Brunswick High School; Shawn Brossard, paraprofessio…

LAWRENCEVILLE – At the August meeting Anne Williams challenged the members of the Brunswick County School Board to begin the 2021-2022 school year with a commitment to address the needs of children living in rural communities like Brunswick County.

The Brunswick County School Board will meet on Monday, September 13, 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.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Aug. 16, 2021 U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC), released the following statement on Afghanistan:

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors granted a request submitted by Sheriff B. K. Roberts regarding the purchase of body camera equipment, in-car camera equipment, Taser equipment and related software. Supervisor Dr. Alfonzo Seward abstained.

ALBERTA – Mayor of Alberta Curtis D. Williams submitted a letter of resignation to the Alberta Town Council effective Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. The Alberta Town Council will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. to accept the resignation.

SOUTH HILL – Two recent changes to visitation at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VCU Health CMH) include allowing an additional adult visitor for pediatric patients and opening visitation by advanced scheduling back up at The Hundley Center. 

LAWRENCEVILLE – Main Street in Downtown Lawrenceville was buzzing with activity for the local celebration of National Night Out held on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021.

LAWRENCEVILLE - Please be advised that the Brunswick Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021 has been canceled. Any reservations paid will be refunded within the next few days.  The chamber apologizes for any inconvenience.