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Prince George
County, VA

Catchin' Up On Prince George County News

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Catchin' Up On
Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA                                                March 5, 2021


Upcoming Meetings & Events

Registration now open for Prince George County Youth 4-H Camp, until full. Camp dates are July 5-9, 2021. Register on-line and via mail: Extension Office, P. O. Box 68, Prince George, VA 23875. Call 804-733-2686 with any questions.

Burn Ban Law In Effect until April 30 (no burning before 4pm applies to campfires & brush burning). Contact the Virginia Department of Forestry for information.

Sat., March 6 - COVID-19 Vaccinations by appointment only thru the Crater Health District, at Prince George High School, 7801 Laurel Spring Road, from 9:00am - 4:00pm.

Tues., March 9 - Richmond-Crater Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Meeting will be held virtually from 5:00pm - 7:00pm.

Tues., March 9 - Prince George County Board of Supervisors Work Session & Public Meeting will be held in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:00pm & 7:00pm respectively.

Wed., March 10 - Recreation Advisory Commission Meeting will be held in the Prince George Parks & Recreation Community Center, 11100 Old Stage Road, beginning at 12:00pm.

Thurs., March 11 - Virtual Job Fair - Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) is hosting a Virtual Statewide Job Fair for the Crater region for employers and job seekers from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

Thurs., March 11 - Prince George Fire/EMS Advisory Board Meeting in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 7:00pm.

Fri., March 12 - COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic by appointment only thru the Crater Health District and the Virginia Department of Health, at Cavalier Square Shopping Center (in the old Pebbles store), Hopewell, VA , from 9:00am - 5:00pm. 


Award & Frame Shop to Open Near Main Exchange Store on Fort Lee

The Award and Frame Shop will open its second location on Fort Lee at 300 A Avenue.

A grand opening and ribbon cutting will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 15. Owner Darryll Cheek also has a location in Colonial Heights.  Details

Important Things to Know

  • Continual updated information on the Coronavirus pandemic on the Prince George County Government website.  PG is up to 3,017 confirmed cases and 16 deaths according to the Crater Health District statistics.  Details
  • 2022 Richmond-Crater Hazard Mitigation Update. Details
  • Prince George Call Center remains open to assist individuals with COVID-19 vaccine registration; phone number is (804) 722-8799. Video
  • County Administrator Blogs. Details
  • Link to Veteran's Services. Details
  • Herb Basket Annual Food Drive. Details 
  • Virginia Employment Commission's Virtual Job Fair. Details 
  • Registration underway for Summer 4-H Camp. Details 
  • Prince George County Parks & Recreation Department to implement special safety guidelines as spring sports are about to begin. Blog 
  • Fire & EMS Activity February 26 - March.4. Details 
  • Prince George Co. PD Weekly Highlights - February 22 - 28.  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
  • Rolls-Royce notifies Prince George County Government officials of schedule for downsizing operations.
  • Jackie Bradley, Jr. signs contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. Details 
  • US Department of Health & Human Services considering Fort Lee for potential use as a temporary influx care facility for migrant children.
  • Animal Services adopted out eight animals last week.
  • Commissioner of the Revenue issues 25 new business licenses since February 25. Details


Quote of the Week

“Count your blessings! Things can always get better and could always be worse.”

  ~ Donald Neviaser, author

On This Date

1558 - Smoking tobacco introduced into Europe by Spanish physician Francisco Fernandes.

1770 - Boston Massacre kills five colonists.

1872 - The air brake is patented.

1908 - School fire in Cleveland, OH kills 165 students.

1933 - With the country mired in the Great Depression, President Franklin Roosevelt declares a "bank holiday" and closes all banks and freezes all financial transactions.

1963 - Hula hoop is patented.

1981 - The home computer ZX81 is launched.




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