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Catchin' Up On Prince George County News

Catchin' Up On Prince George County News


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Catchin' Up
Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA                            September 10, 2021
 
Sat., Sept. 11 - Prince George Farmers' Market - First Responders Day Expanded Market, at Scott Park Pavilion, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, from 8:00am - 2:00pm. Discounts with various vendors with ID badge, children's "Story Time", food truck, and more.
 
Sat., Sept. 11 - Pet Adoption Event during the Farmers' Market First Responders' Day, Scott Park Pavilion, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George, from 8:00am - 12:00pm.
 
Mon., Sept. 13 - Prince George County Board of Supervisors' Special Worksession will be held in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, beginning at 4:00pm.
 
Tues., Sept. 14 - Prince George County Board of Supervisors Regular Worksession & Public Meeting will be held in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:00pm & 7:00pm.
 
Wed., Sept. 15 - Prince George County School Board Meeting will be held in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, beginning at 6:30pm.
 
Thurs., Sept. 16 - James River Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors will meet in the Chesterfield Coop Extension Office, Central Library, 9501 Lori Road, Chesterfield, at 6:00pm.
 
Thurs., Sept. 16 - Prince George Fire/EMS Advisory Board Meeting will be held in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 7:00pm.
 
Fri., Sept. 17 - Absentee voting begins. November General Election Ballots ready for mail-in voting. Contact the P.G. Registrar, 6602 Courts Drive or 804-722-8748, for more information, 8:30am - 4:30pm.
 
Fri., Sept. 17 - Crater Youth Care Commission Meeting at the Green House Facility, 6102 County Drive, Disputanta, beginning at 9:30am.
 
Fri., Sept. 17 - Petersburg Area Regional Tourism (PART) Board Meeting will be at the Crater PDC Office, 1964 Wakefield Street, Petersburg, at 11:00am.
 
 
September 11 Observance
Saturday at Farmer's Market
 
The 20th anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001 will be observed tomorrow beginning at 8:35 a.m. as part of the Farmer's Market at Scott Park. First responders will also be honored. The Farmer's Market will have expanded hours until 2:00. Details.
 
Important Things to Know
 
  • Community Open House September 18 at Flowerdew Hundred. Details.
 
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation newsletter. Details.
 
  • "More Good News" from FOLAR (Friends of the Lower Appomattox River). Details.
 
  • Virginia Department of Health (VDH) statistics report Prince George County has 4,328 cases of the coronavirus as of today; positivity rate is 17.7.
 
 
  • Prince George County Animal Services adopted out seven animals last week.
 
 
 
  • 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.
 
 
  • Latest Police Department Statistics. Details.
 
  • Prince George County Litter Reduction Program removed 149 bags of trash from roads and byways during the month of August.
 
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will allow walk-ins starting October 5.
 
Quote of the Week
 
“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle."
 
  ~ John Quincy Adams, 6th US President
 
 
On This Date
 
1588 - Thomas Cavendish returns to England, becoming the third man to circumnavigate the globe.
 
1608 - John Smith elected to lead Jamestown.
 
1846 - Elias Howe patents the first practical sewing machine in the United States.
 
1912 - Jules Vedrines becomes the first pilot to break the 100 m.p.h. barrier.
 
1955 - TV show Gunsmoke began airing on CBS.
 
1984 - Alex Trebek debuted as host of the TV game show Jeopardy.
 
1993 - TV series, The X-Files, debuted on Fox.
 
2011 - Developer, Prince George County Staff iron out details for Eagle Preserve at the Jordan on the James subdivision.
 
2012 - Service Center Metals wins prestigious award from University of Virginia for manufacturing excellence.
 
2012 - Renovation work continues on Old North Elementary School for relocation of Parks & Recreation offices.
 
2015 - Hopewell-Prince George Community Health Center celebrates 15th anniversary.
 
2018 - Gov. Northam declares State of Emergency in anticipation of Hurricane Florence.
 
2019 - Memorial Service today for former member of the Board of Supervisors.at 11:00 for Lawrence Coleman.
 
Percy C. Ashcraft, County Administrator | Prince George County, VA | (804) 722-8600