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Learn how to access free library materials online (books, magazines, and movies) at a local downloading class, scehduled for Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the Staunton River Memorial Library (in Altavista).
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The Virginia Department of Health, in partnership with the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, encourage parents to give their children “The Best Hug in the World: Buckle Up!” during the week of Valentine’s Day, February 8-14. During this time, local law enforcement officers invite the public to visit the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office for free child safety and booster seat checks at the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, 87 Courthouse Lane, Rustburg VA, 24588, (434-332-9580), toward educating parents and guardians on Virginia Seat Belt Law and to ensure child safety seats are installed properly. No pre-registration is required for this program; however, residents may call ahead to schedule a specific time for a booster seat check or installation training session.
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At their November 4, 2014 meeting, the Campbell County Board of Supervisors approved County offices to open for public business on the following state-observed holidays (beginning January 2015): • Martin-Luther King Day; • Presidents’ Day; • Columbus Day; and • Veterans’ Day.
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On Wednesday, January 14, at their regularly scheduled meeting, the Region 2000 Services Authority voted to withdraw a previously submitted request to Campbell County for a special permit toward future landfill expansion and development.
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The National Weather Service (Blacksburg), in cooperation with the Campbell County Department of Public Safety, will conduct a free storm spotting and weather safety (SkyWarn) presentation for citizens on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haberer Building Boardroom, located at 47 Courthouse Lane in Rustburg, Virginia.
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This past holiday season Campbell County Social Services volunteers and sponsors worked cooperatively with Social Services staff to provide food and toys to many local families in need. During the Thanksgiving community distribution campaign, 150 senior or disabled adults received nutritious meals.
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The Campbell County Department of Recreation will be accepting youth soccer registrations from Monday, January 5 – through Saturday, February 7, 2015, at the Campbell County Recreation Office (41 Courthouse Lane, Rustburg , VA) during regular operating hours, with special evening and weekend on-site registrations scheduled, as well.
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The Campbell County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to hold its regular monthly meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 in the Haberer Building Boardroom (located at 47 Courthouse Lane).
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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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