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The Campbell County Public Library-Literacy Volunteers program will hold its annual Chocoholic Frolic on Friday, Feb. 12, 12 – 4 p.m. at the Rustburg Library and at the Timbrook Library.
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The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office held its 2015 Awards Ceremony on Friday, Jan. 29. A number of awards were given out to members of law enforcement and to citizens for 2015.
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The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office issued the following statement about a shooting death that occurred in Campbell County on Sunday, Jan. 24: On Jan. 24, 2016, at 10:15 p.m., Campbell County deputies responded to 6559 Richmond Highway, Lynchburg, Va., regarding a subject having a gunshot wound.
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Michael F. Daly, Campbell County’s director of Youth, Adult and Community Services, is retiring Jan. 31 after 12 years of service. Daly, whose office is responsible for overseeing Children’s Services Act (CSA) cases, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), and Virginia Juvenile Community Crime Control Act (VJCCCA) cases, was instrumental in establishing the Youth, Adult and Community Service Department in 2003 and effectively developing its mandated programs.
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Campbell County, the Central Virginia Metropolitan Planning Organization, and the Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting on a Route 29 Corridor Study on Thursday, Jan. 28, 4 – 6 p.m., at Hyland Heights Baptist Church, located at 11452 Wards Road, Rustburg.
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The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has announced that the bridge over Hills Creek on Route 701 in Campbell County will be closed for structure replacement from Jan. 25 through April 29.
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Campbell County Registrar Karen Danos has announced that the Democratic and Republican Parties have called for Presidential primaries to be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.
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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 also 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 Patrick Henry's last home and burial site, Red Hill.  Henry is best known for his famous declaration "give me liberty or give me death" made during a speech before the Virginia Convention in 1775. Red Hill is also the site of the National Memorial and on these grounds, guests can tour the restored home and law office, as well as walk where Henry and his ancestors once walked. Visitors to Brookneal can also 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 Combined 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
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