Catchin' Up On Prince George County News

Catchin' Up On Prince George County News

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Catchin' Up On 
Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA                                                March 20, 2020



Upcoming Meetings & Events

"Food Drive" to benefit The Prince George Food Bank (non-perishable foods only), is still underway thru March 31, at The Herb Basket, 5716 Courthouse Road, Prince George. Store employees are available for curb-side service during regular operating hours.

Registration underway for Prince George 4-H Camp, until full (Camp dates: June 29 - July 3, 2020). Contact the PG Extension Office, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, or 804-733-2686, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday.

Charles Town Trip Registration (until full) - $45/person (plus own money for slots). Contact the Prince George Parks & Rec Office, 11100 Old Stage Road, or 804-458-6164, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday, for more information.

Burn Ban Law In Effect February 15 - April 30 (no burning before 4pm applies to campfires & brush burning). Contact the Virginia Department of Forestry for more information.

Morelia, Luca Restaurants Donate 600 Meals to PG School-Age Children

With Prince George County public schools being closed this week, Morelia Mexican Restaurant & Luca Italian Restaurant donated 600 meals between them March 18-19 to feed school-age children.

Important Things to Know

•             Continual updated information on the Coronavirus scare on Prince George County Government website. Details.

•             Prince George County Government Offices Partially Open. Details.

•             Prince George County Public School Division continues program to provide meals to students during this time out of school.

•             Real Estate Assessment Appeal Deadline Extended. Details.

•             PG Fire & EMS Activity for the Week of March 6 – 12. Details.

•             Governor Northam lifts some restrictions to ease unemployment benefits for eligible workers.

•             Fort Lee suspends visitors attending military graduations. Details.

•             Burn Ban in effect thru April 30. Details.

•             What's showing at the movies in Prince George County. Details.

•             Latest Prince George County Gasoline Prices. Details.

•             How to report pesky potholes. Details.

•             Employment opportunities with Prince George County. Details.

•             Prince George 4-H Camp registration is now underway; download at

•             Voter Registrar Announces Key Dates for June Primary Election. Details.

•             Chesterfield County making plans to withdraw up to 200 inmates from Riverside Regional Jail; facility facing huge income loss. Details.

Quote of the Week

 "Joy is the emotional expression of the courageous Yes to one's own true being."

~ Paul Tillich, philosopher

On this Date

1760 - Great Fire of Boston destroys 349 buildings.

1800 - Alessandro Volta reports his discovery of the electric battery.

1930 - Kentucky Fried Chicken is founded by Colonel Harland Sanders in North Corbin, KY.

1952 - Final ratification of peace treaty restoring sovereignty to Japan by US Senate.

1954 - First newspaper vending machine used in Columbia, PA.

1991 - Michael Jackson signs $65 million album deal with Sony records.



Percy C. Ashcraft, County Administrator | Prince George County, VA | (804) 722-8600
Fax (804) 732-3604 | |