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Prince George
County, VA

Catchin' Up On Prince George County Government News

Catchin' Up On
Prince George County Government News 
Prince George County, VA                                                September 4, 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., Sept. 5 - Harbor Blast: Coppermine 2020 Reunion at the Appomattox Boat Harbor, 1604 Fine Street, Prince George. Gates open at 4:00pm, tickets $10 + FREE parking.

Mon., Sept. 7 - Labor Day - Prince George County Government Offices CLOSED.   

Tues., Sept. 8 - Prince George County Public Schools Re-Open for the 2020-2021 School Year.

Tues., Sept. 8 - Prince George County Board of Supervisors Work Session & Public Meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:00pm & 7:00pm respectively.

Wed., Sept. 9 - Prince George County IDA Board Special Called Meeting will be held in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 9:30am.

Wed., Sept. 9 - Recreation Advisory Commission will meet at the Prince George Parks & Rec Community Center, 11100 Old Stage Road, beginning at 4:00pm.

Thurs., Sept. 10 - LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee) Meeting at the Disputanta Community Center, 10010 County Drive, Disputanta, from 9:00am - 10:00am.

Thurs., Sept. 10 - ARWA and SCWWA Board of Directors' Meeting will be held at the SCWWA Office, 900 Magazine Road, Petersburg, beginning at 2:00pm.


PG Government Offices Closed Monday For Labor Day Holiday

 

Prince George County Government Offices will be closed Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. Offices will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 8.

Important Things to Know

  • Continual updated information on the Coronavirus pandemic on the Prince George County Government website.  PG has 594 confirmed cases and two deaths according to the Crater Health District statistics. Details.

 

  • September Message from the County Administrator. Details.

 

  • Next round of small business grants available up to $50,000; $105,630 issued to date to 33 qualified businesses. Details.

 

  • Lowe's offering small business grant program. Details.

 

  • Soap Makers Still Clean Up In Business Even Through COVID. Details.

 

  • Prince George County Government seeking citizen input on updating of its website. Details.
  • The Board of Supervisors at its meeting September 1 agreed to defer capital planning 
  • Wendy's Brings Back Pretzel Buns For New Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger. Details.

 

  • Target's Car Seat Recycling Event Returns Sept. 13. Here's How To Trade In A Seat For A 20% Discount. Details.

 

  • PG Food Lion Distribution Center Hiring. Details.

 

  • Decision On Moving District 2 Voting Precinct Deferred. Details.

 

  • Missing Prince George Man Located. Details.

 

  • Virginia Gateway Region August Newsletter. Details.

 

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg To Remain Open On Certain Days In September For Another Limited Capacity Event. Details.

 

  • PG Fire & EMS Activity for the Week of August 28 - September 3. Details.

 

  • Crater Health District Experiencing Increase In COVID-19. Details.
  • The Board of Supervisors at its meeting September 1 agreed to defer capital planning for one year because of budget uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.
  • Absentee Ballot Information For November 2020 Election. Details.
  • Prince George Co. PD Weekly Highlights - August 24-30. Details.

 

  • Alec Brebner takes over the reigns as the new Executive Director for the Crater Planning Commission.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Pets for adoption at the Prince George Animal Services Center. Details.

 

  • Prince George County residents file 14 new unemployment claims last week; 543 residents continue to receive benefits.

 

  • Prince George County Social Services Department has received 918 new applications for benefits since March 16.

 

  • Southpark Mall Finalizing Plans For Holiday Shopping, Santa Visits Under COVID-19 Pandemic. Details.

 

  • Cameron Foundation To Give Schools $350,000 In COVID-19 Aid. Details.

 

  • Prince George County Public Schools Free Summer Meals Program to Continue Through The End of 2020. Details.


Quote of the Week

 

“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”

  ~ General George S. Patton Jr.

 

 

On this Date

 

476 - End of the Western Roman Empire.

 

1807 - Robert Fulton begins operating his steamboat.

 

1882 - In its first large-scale test, Thomas Edison's light bulb is used to light New York's Pearl Street Station.

 

1886 - Apache leader Geronimo surrenders to U.S. government troops that ended the Indian Wars in the Southwest.

 

1888 - George Eastman patents the first roll-film camera and registers "Kodak."

 

1950 - "Beetle Bailey" comic strip debuts in 12 newspapers.

 

1951 - President Truman makes first transcontinental television broadcast.

 

1954 - Ford Motor Co. introduces the Edsel.

 

2002 - Kelly Clarkson wins first "American Idol."



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