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Prince George
County, VA

Catchin' Up On Prince George County Government News

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Catchin' Up On 
Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA                                                July 31,2020


Upcoming Meetings & Events

The Prince George Farmers' Market continues at Scott Park Pavilion, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, every Saturday from 8:00am - 12:00pm until October 31, 2020.

Thurs., Aug. 6 - Distribution of PPE by the Prince George Police & Social Services Departments Country Air Mobile Home Park on Laurel Spring Road, Prince George, beginning at 9:30am.

Thurs., Aug. 6 - Riverside Regional Jail Finance Committee & Board Meetings will take place at Riverside Regional Jail Office, 500 FOLAR Trail, N. Prince George, at 1:00pm & 2:00pm respectively.

Thurs., Aug. 6 - Prince George County School Board Meeting in the Prince George High School Commons, 7801 Laurel Spring Road, beginning at 6:30pm.

NNO, Clean Community Day, HS Sports Canceled this Fall

National Night Out activities, Clean Community Day and high school sports will be canceled this fall as the coronavirus pandemic continues to have an effect on our community.

Important Things to Know

  • Continual updated information on the Coronavirus pandemic on the Prince George County Government website.  PG has 341 confirmed cases and two deaths according to the Crater Health District statistics. Details.
  • August Message from the County Administrator. Details.
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg Expects To Reopen In August; Kings Dominion's to Remain Closed. Details.
  • Prince George County included in second round of funding from CARES Act. Details.
  • Hurricane Isaias Will Aim For The N.C. Coast By Late Monday Or Tuesday; Rain in Virginia. Details.
  • Prince George County Government seeking interested citizens to serve on boards and commissions. Details.
  • PG Fire & EMS Activity for the Week of July 24 - July 30. Details.
  • Faison Staff Holds Car Rally To Protest Special Education Center's Plan To Reopen Monday. Details.
  • Federal, State, Regional And Local Grant Programs For Businesses. Details.
  • Virginia Gateway Region July Newsletter. Details.
  • Hopewell Alum Taylor Signs $6.7 Million Deal With Seahawks. Details.
  • Starbucks To Bring Back Pumpkin Spice Latte, Launch Curbside Pickup At Up To 1,000 Stores. Details.
  • Prince George Farmers Market Online Purchasing Guide. Details.
  • Latest Prince George County Gasoline Prices. Details.
  • How to report pesky potholes. Details.
  • Employment opportunities with Prince George County. Details.
  • Petersburg DMV Center Set To Reopen Monday. Details.
  • VSU Receives A Portion Of $35 Million Dominion Energy Funds. Details.
  • Local Groups Win State Grants For Recovery Tourism Efforts. Details.
  • CCAM Appoints New President & CEO. Details.
  • Is It Safe To Go To The Doctor? Here's What Health Experts Say. Details.
  • Fewer People Are Registering To Vote In Virginia As Coronavirus Blocks Efforts. Details.
  • Prince George County residents file 85 new unemployment claims last week; 807 residents continue to receive benefits.
  • Prince George County Social Services Department has received 730 new applications for benefits since March 16.
  • Redistricting Fight Heats Up With Statewide Referendum Looming. Details.
  • Virginia Creating COVID-19 Dashboards To Help Inform School Reopening Decisions. Details.
  • Prince George Electric Cooperative Progressing In Improving The Reliability In The Garysville Area. Details.
  • Dixie Mart at Exit 45 announces soft opening; formerly operated as a Shell store. 
  • Fundraiser for Special Olympics planned for August 15 at the Appomattox Boat Harbor.

Quote of the Week

“Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.”

  ~ George Orwell, novelist

On this Date

1876 - Colorado was admitted to the union, becoming the 38th U.S. state. 

1964 - Ranger 7 photographs the moon.

1965 - British author J.K. Rowling is born; creator of the Harry Potter series.

1975 - Labor leader Jimmy Hoffa is reported missing.

2012 - Michael Phelps captures an unprecedented 19th career Olympic medal at the Summer Games in London.


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