LAWRENCEVILLE – Tyler Kea, 2nd Lieutenant, Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department, submitted the report for October to the Lawrenceville Town Council. Volunteers responded to 33 calls, 4 calls within the town limits and 29 were outside of the town limits. Also of the call total 26 calls wer…

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Effective Wednesday, December 2, 2021, at 6 p.m., the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors declared a State of Local Emergency for dry weather conditions and an Open Burn Ban:

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, Lawrenceville Rotary Club and Lawrenceville Lions Club will sponsor the Santa Breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 at Elm Acres Community Center from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. where Santa and Mrs. Claus will share a breakfast of pancakes, sausage …

The Lake Gaston Association will meet Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Gaston Baptist Church located on Hwy. 903 across from the Subway Restaurant.

ALBERTA – On the recommendation of the Alberta Planning Commission the Alberta Town Council approved a request submitted by Landon Wayne Roberts and Carolyn R. Knoedl for an amendment to the Town Zoning Ordinance. The applicants want to change the Town Zoning Ordinance and the Zoning Distric…

Due to the decreasing incidents of COVID-19 cases in the region, VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VCU Health CMH) will adopt revised visiting policies as of 8 a.m. on Friday, November 19, 2021. Adult patients are limited to two adult visitors at a time.

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors approved a request for a Conditional Use Permit submitted by Mach 39 LLC, Jeffrey L. Davis to construct, operate and maintain a wedding and event venue in the Agricultural (A-1) Zoning District. A public hearing was held on the reques…

LAWRENCEVILLE – Pecht Distributors, Inc. sold its beer distribution rights and related assets to Chesapeake, Virginia-based Hoffman Beverage Company, Inc. on Nov. 1, 2021. Hoffman is one of the largest Anheuser-Busch beer distributors in Virginia. In a separate real estate transaction, Pecht…

LAWRENCEVILLE - SPC4LIFE, a non-profit organization of alumni, family, and friends of St. Paul's College based in Lawrenceville, Virginia, will host a town hall meeting to provide an overview of the reopening plan for this 125 year old HBCU (Historically Black College and University) that cl…

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors will meet Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, 228 North Main Street.

LAWRENCEVILLE – Please visit the Town of Lawrenceville’s website to sign up for the new alert system. Sign up to receive advisories for utility services, cut off notices, community information and other news. The website is: WWW.LAWRENCEVILLEWEB.US See the Nixle link to sign up: https://loca…

xperienced a second artery blockage. Both times he completed cardiac rehabilitation at VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital (VCU Health CMH) in South Hill. The therapy gave him the confidence to enjoy living his life. Here is Tim’s story.

The Brunswick County School Board will meet Monday, December 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.

LAWRENCEVILLE – According to published reports, Brunswick High School is closed today (Nov. 9, 2021) due to a break in a main water line.

In the article Citizens share concerns with council in the Nov. 3, 2021 edition, Justin Williams said he owes $1,600 to the town and can’t afford to pay that amount. Earlier in the article it was stated that that Scott Brandt who owns Knob Hill Trailer Park pays the Town of Lawrenceville and…

In recognition of Digital Citizenship Week 2021, Mrs. Stacy Newell, ITRT (Instructional Technology Resource Teacher), Brunswick County Public Schools, facilitated a great lesson with elementary students on the importance of online safety. Digital tools used included ClearTouch Panels, Google…

The girls and boys in the Country Mouse School recently visited the Pumpkin Farm of Liz and Jeff Parrish in Dundas. What a fun adventure.

LAWRENCEVILLE – In Brunswick County in the race for Governor Terry R. McAuliffe, Democratic, received 3,161 votes and Glenn A. Youngkin, Republican, received 2,877 votes. Princess L. Blanding, Liberation, received 34 votes. There were 6 write-in votes.

Buddy Hyde, Emergency Services Coordinator, provided data from the Southside Health District and totals for Brunswick County. We have asked Virginia Department of Health (VDH) to consider giving the approved booster shots at the same location as our weekly vaccination clinic. There will be m…

Please Join our Men's Ministry Transformation Call Monday, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, 2021 and Nov. 22, 2021 6:15 a.m. - 6:45 a.m. The phone number is (978) 990-5037. The passcode is1570910

LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County School Board approved several terminations of appointments at the October meeting: Wilson Taylor, teacher, Russell Middle School; Calvin Seward, bus driver, Transportation; Connie Gibson, bus drier, Transportation; Connie Gibson, cafeteria worker, Child N…

On Oct. 26, 2021 at approximately 5:30 a.m. Carlton Stith, 61, was traveling southbound on Route 1, in a 2019 Chevrolet pickup truck when he observed his brother, Jerry Stith walking on the shoulder of the roadway. Carlton Stith placed the vehicle in reverse, in an attempt to back up to his …

BRUNSWICK, MECKLENBURG, & HALIFAX – Starting in October, Southside Behavioral Health (SBH) launched a county-wide warmline for individuals living in Brunswick, Halifax, and Mecklenburg in need of behavioral health assistance. This warmline will connect individuals with certified peer sup…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Teya Whitehead, standing, second from the right, wearing a Go Pink T-Shirt, Coordinator, VCU Massey Cancer Research and Resource Center, Lawrenceville, provided valuable information to members of the Lawrenceville Town Council about Breast Cancer. So…

LAWRENCEVILE – Derek Lamonte Kelly, 22, from Alberta, Virginia is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on Oct. 17, 2021.

Brunswick Academy held its 2021 Homecoming Football Game on Friday, Oct.15, 2021. The Vikings defeated visiting Chincoteague High School 48-20 in front of a large Homecoming crowd. The 2020 Homecoming Queen, Nelia Dawn Washburn, right, was present to crown the new Queen and was assisted by t…