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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                                      October 15, 2021


Upcoming Events & Meetings

Sun., Oct. 17 - Meet the Candidates Forum, hosted by The Woman's Club of Prince George County, at the Disputanta Community Center, 10010 B County Drive, Disputanta, from 3:00pm - 6:00pm.

Tues., Oct. 19 - Mobile Veteran Resource Center, sponsored by Del. Emily Brewer, at the Disputanta Community Center, 10010 B County Drive, Disputanta, from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Tues., Oct. 19 - COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Unity Baptist Church, 4951 Mt. Sinai Road, Prince George, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

Tues., Oct. 19 - Senior Task Force Meeting, virtually & in-person from the Community Room, 6450 Administration Drive, at 5:30pm.

Wed., Oct. 20 - Prince George County Industrial Development Authority Board Meeting, in the Community Room, 1st Floor of the Human Services Building, 6450 Administration Drive, at 12:00pm.

Wed., Oct. 20 - Prince George County Board of Supervisors' Special Worksession, in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 4:00pm.

Thurs., Oct. 21 - James River Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors Meeting, in the Community Room, Human Services Building, 6450 Administration Drive, at 6:00pm.

Thurs., Oct. 21 - Prince George Fire/EMS Advisory Board Meeting in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 7:00pm.

Fri., Oct. 22 - LAST DAY to request Absentee Ballot mailed to you for November General Election. Contact the P.G. Registrar, 6602 Courts Drive or 804-722-8748, for more information, 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Fri., Oct. 22 - Business Show and Job Fair, hosted by Prince George County, at the Central Wellness Center, 11023 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, VA 23842, from 10:00am - 2:00pm.

 

 

Fall Version of Clean Community Day Saturday

 The fall edition of Clean Community Day will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Police Department Parking Lot. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of this free opportunity to dispose of certain items. Details.


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 October 23 and 30. Statistics from the Voter Registrar Allan Richeson show that 1,287 residents have voted in-person, and 340 ballots have been returned by mail as of October 14.

·     State report shows that 91 percent of 2021 class at Prince George High School graduated on time. Details.

·     Recap of the October 12 BOS Meeting. Details. Video.

·     Prince George County fisherman requalifies for the Bassmaster Elite Series. Details.

·     Building the Foundation for your new business - free webinar. Details.

·     Tips for staying safe during the holidays. Details.

·     Land Use applications due November 1. Details.

·     Virginia Department of Health (VDH) statistics report Prince George County has experienced 4,851 cases of the coronavirus as of today.

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

·     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.

·     Update on community projects. Details.

·     Prince George County nominated in three categories for the 'Best of the Best' competition in the Tri-Cities area - Best Community in Which to Live; Best High School; and Best Community Event (Farmers Market).

·     Board of Supervisors appoints Charles Harrison as Building Official.

·     DEQ accepting public comments on wastewater disposal by Fort Lee. Details.

·     The November 22 meeting of the Board of Zoning Appeals has been canceled because of no cases to be heard.

·     Prince George County unemployment dips to 4.3 percent in August.

·     Notice of Public Auction. Details.


Quote of the Week

“Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid."

  ~ Basil King, Canadian clergyman

 

On This Date

1878 - Thomas A. Edison founds the Edison Electric Light Co.

1892 - "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" published.

1924 - President Calvin Coolidge declares Statue of Liberty a national monument.

1951 - First episode of "I Love Lucy" aired on American television.

1952 - Charlotte's Web is published by Harper & Brothers.

1966 - President Johnson creates the US Department of Transportation.

1989 - Canadian hockey player Wayne Gretzky makes his 1,851st goal, breaking the all-time scoring record in the National Hockey League.

1991 - Clarence Thomas is confirmed as a US Supreme Court Justice.

2014 - Second Annual Czech-Slovak Festival entertains large crowd despite wet conditions.

2014 - Prince George High School Cheerleading Team wins District Championship and advances to regional competition.


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