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Catchin' Up On Prince George County News

Catchin' Up On Prince George County News


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Catchin' Up On
Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA                                                September 24, 2021




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.


Important Things to Know

 

 

Absentee and in-person voting for the November General Election began September 17th in the Office of the Voter Registrar. Offices are open from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Special hours for Saturday voting will be announced later. A total of 285 PG residents have voted in-person as of this morning.

 

 

·     Outbreak of COVID-19 for Meadowbrook High School Football Team forces cancelation of tonight's Homecoming Game with Prince George.

 

·     Prince George Government offices back open after water outage forces closure on Thursday; boil water advisory in effect. Details.

 

·     Riverside Regional Jail reaches agreement with state officials regarding decertification and probation. Details.

 

·     Prince George Public Schools gearing up for Hall of Fame celebration October 13. Details.

 

·     Land Use applications due November 1. Details.

 

·     Virginia Department of Health (VDH) statistics report Prince George County has experienced 4,525 cases of the coronavirus as of today; positivity rate dips to 8.2 percent.

 

·     Residents seeking COVID-19 vaccine appointments should call (877) 829-4682 or click on https://vaccinate.virginia.gov/.

 

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

 

·     The latest COViD-19 statistics from the Virginia Department of Health: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-summary/ and https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-in-virginia-locality/.

 

·     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.

 

·     Walk for ALS scheduled October 23. 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.

 

·     Prince George Extension office closed to public for deck replacement. Details.

 

·     Measles Outbreak and Infectious Disease Concerns Among Afghan Evacuees. Details.

 

·     Third COVID-19 Shot Available for the Immunocompromised. Details.

 

 





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.



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