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Livestock producers in fourteen Central/Southside Virginia counties will be eligible for matching grants this year under a program funded by the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification & Community Revitalization Commission.
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The Campbell County Communications and Public Information Office is pleased to announce the release of the April 2014 edition of the Vision e-newsletter, a monthly publication consisting of press releases, community service announcements and other submissions from various County departments.
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Campbell County School Administration is pleased to offer the school system's 2014 winter edition of their electronic newsletter, Education News. This quarterly publication is designed to provide readers with important and timely information regarding education services within the locality.
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In an effort to support citizen safety, the Campbell Sheriff’s Office is offering a free, multi-faceted public security event on Saturday, April 26 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Sheriff’s Office lobby and in the adjacent parking area (87 Courthouse Lane, Rustburg).
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The Campbell County Board of Supervisors and Department of Economic Development is pleased to announce the construction of a 96 room Comfort Inn & Suites in Campbell County, (to be located on Wards Road across from the Lynchburg Regional Airport). Conveniently located on the Route 29 travel corridor and in close proximity to the Lynchburg regional air terminal and Liberty University, the hotel is expected to serve not only business travelers, but also those visiting the area for tourism and educational purposes.
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Campbell County has received notice requesting the calling of a Primary Election for the purpose of nominating a candidate for the Democratic Party for the office of Member of the United States Senate, as well as the calling of a Primary Election for the purpose of nominating a candidate for the Republican Party for the office of Member of the United States House of Representatives for the 5th Congressional District.
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Town of Brookneal
(434) 376-3124
Email
P.O. Box 450
Brookneal VA 24528

About Brookneal

The Town of Brookneal is located on US Route 501 in southeastern Campbell County and has since its founding in 1802 served as a center of commerce for the surrounding areas in Campbell, Charlotte and Halifax counties. Brookneal is an incorporated town with a population of approximately 1,250 and serving approximately 40,000 in the immediate area. The thriving economy includes a diversified manufacturing base, agriculture, service firms and retail offerings.

Brookneal is a full service town with comprehensive planning, zoning, water and sewer, sanitation service and police. Fire and Rescue services are provided by the Brookneal Volunteer Fire Department and the Brookneal Volunteer Rescue Squad. Public Safety dispatch and coordination of police coverage is provided through integration into the county’s 911 system. The town is an active participant in regional economic development, planning and government organizations.

Excellent recreational opportunities abound in the area. Public facilities include a large recreation park, a boat ramp on the Staunton River and a historic community center. The Brookneal Recreation park offers baseball and softball fields, picnic areas, tennis courts, a playground and a hiking trail. The boat ramp provides access to the Staunton River for boating, canoeing, tubing and fishing. A striped bass tournament is hosted each spring. Brookneal is rich in history. The town is the birthplace of General Lewis Pick, builder of the Leds Road in the China Burma India Theater of World War II; and it is near Red Hill, the last home and burial place of Patrick Henry, and site of the National   Memorial dedicated to him. Visitors to Red Hill can tour the restored home, the law office and grounds. Visitors to town can visit the Willie Hodges Booth Museum and view artifacts from the area’s past by appointment. 

Students from Brookneal and the surrounding area attend Brookneal Elementary School and William Campbell Middle / High School.

 

Contact Information

Town of Brookneal
215 Main Street
P.O. Box 450
Brookneal, VA 24528

  • Town Office: (434)  376-3124
  • Fax: (434) 376-5698
  • Police Department: (434) 376-2650
  • Fire Department: (434) 376-2656
  • Brookneal Rescue Squad: (434) 376-2358
  • Library: (434) 376-3363
  • Public Works: (434) 376-3124
  • E-mail: clerk@townofbrookneal.com

    Web site: http://www.townofbrookneal.com