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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                                                August 14, 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.

Sat., Aug. 15 - Harbor Blast for Special Olympics Fundraiser w/ "C4" & "Bombshell” at the Appomattox Boat Harbor, 1604 Fine Street, Prince George. Gates open at 4:00pm. Tickets $10 + FREE parking.

Mon., Aug. 17 - 2020 Virginia Pesticide Collection Program (assist w/ disposal of pesticides) at the Prince George Co. Extension Office, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, from 9:00am - 4:00pm.

Thurs., Aug. 20 - Prince George Fire/EMS Advisory Board Meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, beginning at 7:00pm.

Fri., Aug. 21 - CVWMA Executive Meeting, hosted by Prince George County, via ZOOM from the Board Room in the Administration Blding., from 8:30am - 12:00pm.

Bertha Judge Named New Director of Social Services

Prince George County resident Bertha Judge, will assume the responsibilities as Director of Social Services beginning Monday, August 17. Judge formerly worked in the department before most recently serving as Director in Sussex County. Details.


Important Things to Know

  • Continual updated information on the Coronavirus pandemic on the Prince George County Government website.  PG has 462 confirmed cases and two deaths according to the Crater Health District statistics. Details.
  • Recap of August 11 BOS meeting. Details.
  • Clorox Is Making 1 Million Packages Of Disinfecting Wipes Per Day, CEO Says. Details.
  • Americans Are Sitting On Record Cash Savings Amid Pandemic And Uncertain Economy. Details.
  • 'I Can't Afford Tuition': College Students Face Financial Strains, Health Concerns From Pandemic Ahead Of Fall Semester. Details.
  • Prince George CARES Small Business Grant Program Update. Details.
  • Ford Recalls Include Some F-150s Because Of Fire Risk. Details.
  • School Board Approves Plans For New Prince George Elementary School. Details.
  • Comcast - Xfinity Programming Changes Notice. Details.
  • PG Fire & EMS Activity for the Week of August 7 - 13. Details.
  • Public School Division 2020-2021 Policy For Providing Free Or Reduced Price Meals. Details.
  • 93-Year-Old Woman Retires After Working 52 Years At Fort Lee. Details.
  • Absentee Ballot Information For November 2020 Election. Details.
  • Prince George Co. PD Weekly Highlights - August 3 - 9. Details.
  • Prince George County Public Schools Student Registration. Details.
  • Stay-At-Home Toys From Fisher-Price Put Playtime Into The Coronavirus Pandemic. Details.
  • Prince George Man One Of Two Arrested In Argument That Sparked Shooting. 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.
  • Utility Department responding to complaints of brown water in Cedarwood subdivision.
  • Virginia Census Committee still hiring people to visit neighborhoods and compile data. https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html; Prince George percentage at 69.2.
  • Prince George County Circuit Court jury trials expected to be moved to the Beacon Theatre beginning in September because of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Col. Karin Watson assumes the Garrison Commander post at Fort Lee.
  • The Crater Workforce Investment Board (CLEO) Thursday night elected Hopewell Mayor Jasmine Gore as its chairperson.
  • Prince George County residents file 34 new unemployment claims last week; 634 residents continue to receive benefits.
  • Prince George County Social Services Department has received 730 new applications for benefits since March 16.

Quote of the Week

“You must find something that you deeply love and are passionate about and are willing to sacrifice a lot to achieve.”

  ~ Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks.

On this Date

1893 - France becomes the first country to introduce motor vehicle registration.

1935 - President Franklin Roosevelt signs Social Security Act.

1945 - Japan surrenders in World War II.

2003 - Widescale power blackout in the northeast United States & Canada.

2010 - The First Youth Olympics Begins in Singapore.


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

Fax (804) 732-3604 | pashcraft@princegeorgecountyva.gov | www.princegeorgecountyva.gov