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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 22, 2021
 
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.
 
Sat., Oct. 23 - Prince George Farmers' Market - Fall Festival, at Scott Park, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George, from 8:00am - 12:00pm. Kids games, pumpkin decorating contest for all ages, food vendors, and children's crafts.
 
Sat., Oct. 23 - Special Saturday Hours For In-Person Absentee Voting for November General Election, in the Prince George Registrar’s Office, 6602 Courts Drive, 2nd Floor of the Administration Building, 9:00am - 5:00pm.
 
Sat., Oct. 23 - "Walk To Defeat ALS" - Richmond 2021, on Brown's Island, Richmond. Check in a 9:00am, Walk at 10:00am. Contact ALS Walk-Richmond at 804-432-9539 for more information, to register or to donate.
 
Sat., Oct. 23 - National Drug Take Back Day (Fall) - hosted by the Prince George County Police Department & the LEPC, in the Police Dept. Parking Lot, 6601 Courthouse Road, from 10:00am - 2:00pm.
 
Sat., Oct. 23 - Jordan on The James "Neighborhood Night Out and Fall Social" (must RSVP by Oct. 15) at Jordan on The James, Lots 41/42, at 4:00pm. Rain date Oct. 24.
 
Sat., Oct. 23 - Annual Harvest Festival, sponsored by the Prince George Parks & Rec Dept., at Temple Park, 14307 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.
 
Tues., Oct. 26 - Prince George County Board of Supervisors Public Meeting in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, beginning at 7:00pm.
 
Thurs., Oct. 28 - Prince George Planning Commission Meeting in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:30pm.
 
Sat., Oct. 30 - Prince George Farmers' Market - Final Market for the 2021 Season, at Scott Park, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George, from 8:00am - 12:00pm.
 
 
Business Show & Job
Fair Recruits Employees
 
Prince George County Government hosted a Business Show & Job Fair today at the Central Wellness Center. Twenty-five businesses were on hand to meet with prospective employees.
 
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.
 
 
  • Legal Aid Justice Centers say landlords must help tenants. Details.
 
  • Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office attains Re-Accreditation status.
 
  • Video of the October 20 BOS Worksession. Video.
 
  • MADD honors two Prince George County Police Officers. Details.
 
  • October 24 is the date to switch to 10-digit dialing. Details.
 
  • Senator Warner seeks citizen input on postal issues. Details.
 
  • Land Use applications due November 1. Details.
 
  • Virginia Department of Health (VDH) statistics report Prince George County has experienced 4,919 cases of the coronavirus as of today.
 
 
 
 
  • Latest Prince George County Gasoline PricesDetails.
 
  • How to report pesky potholesDetails.
 
  • Employment opportunities with Prince George CountyDetails.
 
  • Pets for adoption at the Prince George Animal Services CenterDetails.
 
 
  • Latest Police Department Statistics. Details.
 
  • Prince George American Legion Post 1703 Starts from Scratch. Details.
 
  • Prince George County Animal Services adopted out two animals last week.
 
  • Commissioner of Revenue issues 16 new business licenses. Details.
 
  • Comcast announces that G4 will be added to Digital Starter and the Entertainment Genre Pack effective November 16.
 
  • Prince George County to host State Babe Ruth Tournament in 2022.
 
  • Hotel occupancy rate in Petersburg region exceeds state average for September; military occupants help boost totals to 87 percent.
 
Quote of the Week
 
“Love gives us in a moment what we can hardly attain by effort after years of toil."
 
  ~ Goethe, German poet and playwright.
 
 
On This Date
 
1797 - First parachute jump is made over Paris.
 
1861 - First telegraph line linking West & East coasts completed.
 
1877 - The Blantyrel mining disaster in Scotland kills 207 miners.
 
1883 - Prince George County Courthouse on Courthouse Drive was dedicated and presented.
 
1897 - World's first car dealer opens in London.
 
1906 - Henry Ford becomes President of Ford Motor Company.
 
1907 - Ringling Brothers Greatest Show on Earth buys Barnum & Bailey circus.
 
1949 - 200 killed in train derailment near Nowy Dwor, Poland.
 
1962 - President Kennedy's address on the Cuban Missile Crisis shocks the nation.
 
1965 - President Johnson signs the Highway Beautification Act.
 
2012 - Prince George County named as a contiguous disaster county by the Virginia Department of Agriculture.
 
2014 - Prince George High School Girls’ Field Hockey team runs its record to 15-1 with 3-1 win over Thomas Dale.
 
2017 - Board of Supervisors dedicates Exit 45 Gateway project that was funded in large part by the Cameron Foundation.
 
2018 - A delegation from the Czech Republic that included the Ambassador & Senate President visited the Prince George Heritage Museum.
 
Percy C. Ashcraft, County Administrator | Prince George County, VA | (804) 722-8600