Catchin' Up On Prince George County News
Upcoming Events & Meetings
Sat., Sept. 25 - Prince George Farmers' Market continues at Scott Park Pavilion, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, from 8:00am - 12:00pm.
Sat., Sept. 25 - Shrimp Fest, sponsored by the Burrowsville Ruritan Club, at the Burrowsville Community Center, 18701 James River Drive, from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.
Sat., Sept. 25 - Carson VFD & Rives Ruritan Annual Steakfeast, Drive-Up only at Rives Ruritan Club, 16015 South Crater Road, South Prince George, from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.
Sept. 25-26 - Jerry Skalsky Memorial Soccer Tournament (U12, U14 & U18 Teams), will be held at Upper Scott Park, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George. Games begin at 9 a.m. daily.
Mon., Sept. 27 - Prince George Electric Cooperative 2021 Annual Business Meeting will be held virtually, beginning at 7:00pm.
Tues., Sept. 28 - Prince George County Board of Supervisors Public Meeting will be held in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 7:00pm.
Thurs., Sept. 30 - Pastors' Council Meeting to be held via electronic meeting, beginning at 6:30pm.
Skalsky Memorial Soccer Tourney This Weekend
The Jerry Skalsky Memorial Soccer Tournament will be held this weekend at Upper Scott Park. Eight teams are entered. Matches begin at 9 a.m. each day. Schedule.
Quote of the Week
“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one."
~ Elbert Hubbard, American writer, publisher, artist & philosopher
On This Date
1493 - Christopher Columbus embarks on his second expedition to the New World, setting sail with a fleet of 17 ships.
1789 - The first US Supreme Court is established.
1787 - U.S. Constitution is signed.
1934 - Babe Ruth makes farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium.
1948 - Honda Motor Company is incorporated.
1957 - Elvis Presley releases Song of the Year "Jailhouse Rock."
1957 - Camp Nou opens 99,000-seat stadium in Barcelona, Spain.
1964 - Warren Commission report delivered to President Johnson.
1968 - First episode of "60 Minutes" airs.
2012 - Rolls-Royce officials announce donation of $4,000 to Prince George Promise to help meet the goals of education initiatives.
2018 - Prince George County earns Platinum distinction in ‘Go Green’ Program.
2020 - Federal legislators express concern at the Federal Correctional Institution on River Road following outbreak of the coronavirus and a lack of response from facility operators.