Catchin' Up On
Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA December 18, 2020
Upcoming Meetings & Events
Dec. 18-21 - VDOT Planned Overnight Bridge Closures - Detours for northbound & southbound - Benjamin Harrison Bridge, Jordan Point Road (Rte. 156), 12:00am - 6:00am.
Sat., Dec. 19 - Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration for RAMS Café, located at 12600 S. Crater Road, South Prince George, from 12:00pm - 2:00pm.
Thurs., Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve - Christmas Holiday - Prince George County Government Offices CLOSED.
Fri., Dec. 25 - CHRISTMAS DAY - Prince George County Government Offices CLOSED.
Dec. 26 - Jan. 16 - FREE Christmas Tree Recycling for Prince George County residents, live-cut, undecorated trees only, at the CFS - County Convenience Center, 3100 Union Branch Road, during regular operating hours.
Wed., Dec. 30 - COVID-19 Testing - FREE drive-thru, NO walk-ups accepted at the Prince George Central Wellness Center, 11023 Prince George Drive, from 10:00am - 11:30am. Call the Crater Health District at 804-862-8989, Option #1, for more info.
Fri., Jan. 1 - NEW YEAR'S DAY - Prince George County Government Offices CLOSED.
County Government Offices Will Close to the Public Beginning December 21
As a result of the rising number of cases of the coronavirus, Prince George County Government buildings will be closed beginning Monday, December 21 and will remain closed until January 4. Details.
Important Things to Know
- Continual updated information on the Coronavirus pandemic on the Prince George County Government website. PG is up to 1,701 confirmed cases and five deaths according to the Crater Health District statistics. Details.
- Benjamin Harrison Bridge will be closed this weekend for repairs. Details.
- New Richard Bland Baseball Team To Take The Field In 2022. Details.
- The First Batch Of Coronavirus Vaccines Have Arrived In Virginia. Details.
- Touchstone Bank Announces Holiday Hours. Details.
- McDonald's Giving Away Free Food – From Cheeseburgers To Coffee – With App Purchases Now Through Christmas Eve. Details.
- Prince George Co. PD Weekly Highlights - December 7 - 13. 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.
- Tri-City Chili Peppers Announce 12 Days Of Christmas Giveaway. Details.
- FREE Christmas Tree Recycling For County Residents. Details.
- Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office receives $12,861.50 grant for preservation of County records.
- The Board of Supervisors at its worksession on December 16 expressed interest in re-examining the location of a new fire station and authorized Staff to seek extension for grant funds to construct a new Fire & EMS Burn Building.
- Fort Lee’s leaders are looking for activities and local destinations to share with soldiers who chose to stay on Post for the holidays. If you have recommendations or want to get involved, email email@example.com and you will be connected with the appropriate Fort Lee officials.
- Moore Middle School spreads holiday cheer to senior citizens. Details.
Quote of the Week
“I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.”
~ Former President George Washington
On This Date
1865 - Slavery abolished in America with adoption of the 13th amendment.
1961 - The Tokens earn a #1 hit with "The Lion Sleeps Tonight."
1966 - The TV special "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" aired for the first time.