Catchin' Up On Prince George County News

Catchin' Up On Prince George County News

Catchin' Up
Prince George County Government News

Prince George County, VA                                                September 17, 2021




Upcoming Events & Meetings

Fri., Sept. 17 - Absentee voting begins. November General Election Ballots ready for mail-in voting. Contact the Prince George Registrar, 6602 Courts Drive or 804-722-8748, for more information, 8:30am - 5:00pm.


Sat., Sept. 18 - Prince George Farmers' Market continues at Scott Park, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George, from 8:00am - 12:00pm.


Wed., Sept. 22 - Special Called Meeting of the Prince George IDA Board, in the Community Room, Human Services Building, 6450 Administration Drive, at 12:00pm.


Wed., Sept. 22 - Senior Task Force Meeting, virtual & in-person from the Community Room, Human Services Building, 6450 Administration Drive, beginning at 5:30pm.


Thurs., Sept. 23 - Riverside Regional Jail Finance Committee & Board Meetings will be held at the Riverside Regional Jail Office, 500 FOLAR Trail, N. Prince George, at 11:00am & 1:00pm respectively.


Thurs., Sept. 23 - ARWA and SCWWA Board of Directors' Meeting at the SCWWA Office, 900 Magazine Road, Petersburg, , beginning at 2:00pm.


Thurs., Sept. 23 - Prince George Planning Commission Meeting will be held in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:30pm.


Fri., Sept. 24 – “19th Hole - Celebrating Life Every Day”, Crater Hospice First Annual Golf Tournament & Auction will be held at Dogwood Trace Golf Course, 3108 Homestead Drive, Petersburg, with a 12:00pm start.




Aidan Bryant Wins the Hearts

Of Millions of TV Viewers


Prince George High School Senior Aidan Bryant finished runner-up in "America's Got Talent" national competition. Aidan won the hearts of millions of viewers with his acrobatic routines. Details.







Important Things to Know



Absentee and in-person voting for the November General Election began today in the Office of the Voter Registrar. Offices are open from 8:30 - 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Special hours for Saturday voting will be announced later.



·     Recap of September 14 BOS Meeting. Details.


·     Service Center Metals makes major investment in Prince George County. Details.


·     Prince George County to Host Business Show & Job Fair. Details.


·     Land Use applications due November 1. Details.


·     Virginia Department of Health (VDH) statistics report Prince George County has 4,428 cases of the coronavirus as of today; positivity rate remains at 17.7.


·     Residents seeking COVID-19 vaccine appointments should call (877) 829-4682 or click on


·     Prince George County Animal Services adopted out two animals last week.


·     The latest COViD-19 statistics from the Virginia Department of Health: and


·     County Administrator Blogs. 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.


·     Latest Fire/EMS Statistics. Details.


·     Latest Police Department Statistics. Details.


·     Prince George High School Sports Schedule. Details.


·     Congressman McEachin Newsletter. Details.


·     The Commissioner of the Revenue has issued 25 new business licenses since August 23.


·     Prince George County unemployment rate shows decrease in June to 4.7 percent.


·     Delegate Emily Brewer to host a Mobile Veteran Resource Center from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 19 at the Disputanta Community Center.


·     State Redistricting Commission expects statewide maps by September 20.


·     Governor Northam signs the Voting Rights Act of Virginia.


·     Prince George Real Estate Assessor’s Office announces the average sales price for Prince George homes in August was $287,500; average days on the market was 16.


·     Moody’s downgrades Riverside Regional Jail’s Bond rating. Details.


·     Public meeting scheduled for October 13 in the Kines Breakroom for citizens to review plans for construction at the Chappell Creek subdivision along Route 10.




Quote of the Week


“The first step toward change is acceptance. Once you accept yourself, you open the door to change."


  ~ Will Garcia, travel & lifestyle blogger.



On This Date


1683 - Dutch scientist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek is the first to report the existence of bacteria.


1787 - U.S. Constitution is signed.


1862 - Battle of Antietam breaks out.


1939 - Finnish runner Taisto Maki runs 10,000 meters in less than 30 minutes for the first time in recorded history.


1972 - TV comedy "M*A*S*H* debuts on CBS.


1976 - NASA unveils its first space shuttle, the Enterprise.


1978 - Camp David accords are signed.


2014 - Prince George County employees in attendance as Tri-Cities Region hosts Summit on Community Health.

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

Fax (804) 732-3604 | |