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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                                                September 11, 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.

Mon., Sept. 14 - Prince George County School Board Meeting will be held in the Prince George HS Commons, 7801 Laurel Spring Road, beginning at 6:30pm.

Thurs., Sept. 17 - James River Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors Meeting will be held at the Chesterfield Coop Ext. Office, Central Library, 9501 Lori Road, Chesterfield, at 6:00pm.

Thurs., Sept. 17 - Prince George Fire/EMS Advisory Board will meet in the Board Room of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, beginning at 7:00pm.

Fri., Sept. 18 - Absentee voting begins. November General Election Ballots ready for absentee mail-in voting. Contact the Prince George Registrar at 6602 Courts Drive or 804-722-8748, 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday, for more information.

Fri., Sept. 18 - Petersburg Area Regional Tourism (PART) Board Meeting will be held at the Eastside Enhancement Center, 7301 Boydton Plank Road, N. Dinwiddie, at 11:00am.

PG Public School Division Begins In-Person, Virtual Learning

The Prince George Public School Division began classes this week with students returning in-person and also through virtual learning. Motorists are urged to use caution in traveling through school zones and where the presence of children and buses are. Details.

Important Things to Know

  • Continual updated information on the Coronavirus pandemic on the Prince George County Government website.  PG has 676 confirmed cases and two deaths according to the Crater Health District statistics. Details.
  • Recap of the September 8 BOS Meeting. Details.
  • Prince George Public Schools to Receive $1.5 Million in Additional CARES Act Funding from the Board of Supervisors to Support School Division Needs. Details.
  • Next round of small business grants available up to $50,000. Details.
  • Former Prince George Basketball Coach Billy Gray Dies After Months-Long Battle With Liver Cancer. Details.
  • Hopewell Pharmacy Shut Down By The DEA. Details.
  • Prince George County Government seeking citizen input on updating of its website. Details.
  • Supreme Court Of Virginia Extends Judicial Emergency. Details.
  • A time of reflection as Prince George residents recall tragic events of September 11, 2001; flags at half-staff in remembrance.
  • PG Food Lion Distribution Center Hiring. Details.
  • Department of Corrections plans public hearing on October 28 to receive public comment regarding locating a proposed facility at the Crossings.
  • The Commissioner of the Revenue has issued nine business licenses since August 21. Details.
  • Health experts say 45 percent of the nation’s population got a flu shot in 2019; presence of the coronavirus maximizes flu shot importance.
  • PG Fire & EMS Activity for the Week of September 4 - September 10. Details.
  • Prince George Co. PD Weekly Highlights - August 31-September 6. 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.
  • Pets for adoption at the Prince George Animal Services Center. Details.
  • Prince George County Social Services Department has received 946 new applications for benefits since March 16.

Quote of the Week

“Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.”

  ~ Former President George W. Bush after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 that killed 2,996 people.

On this Date

1789 - Alexander Hamilton appointed first Secretary of the US Treasury.

1936 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates Boulder Dam, now known as Hoover Dam.

1941 - Construction of the Pentagon begins in Arlington County, VA.

1951 - Florence Chadwick becomes first woman to swim the English Channel from England to France. It takes 16 hours & 19 minutes.

1959 - Congress passes a bill authorizing food stamps for poor Americans.

1971 - Donny Osmond has the #1 hit on the U.S. pop charts with "Go Away Little Girl."

1977 - The Atari 2600, originally known as the Atari Video Computer System (Atari VCS) is released in North America, revolutionizing the video game industry. 

2001 - America attacked by terrorists under the direction of Osama Bin Laden.

2017 - Hurricane Irma leaves 7 million US homes without power in Florida & Georgia

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

Fax (804) 732-3604 | |


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

Fax (804) 732-3604 | |