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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
December 3, 2021
 
Sat. Dec. 4 - Christmas Parade, a PG Co. Parks & Recreation Annual Holiday Event, along Courthouse Road (Beazley Elementary to Gregory Memorial Church), at 3:00pm.
 
Sun., Dec. 5 - Petersburg Symphony Orchestra Hosts concert of Holiday Festive Music at Petersburg Public Library, 201 Washington Street, Petersburg, beginning at 4:00pm.
 
Mon., Dec. 6 - COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic thru the Crater Health District, at Unity Baptist Church, 4951 Mt. Sinai Road, Prince George, from 1:00pm - 3:00pm.
 
Mon., Dec. 6 - Drug Court for Prince George County, the City of Hopewell, and Surry County in the Prince George General District Court, 6601 Courts Drive, at 4:00pm.
 
Mon., Dec. 6 - Prince George County School Board Meeting will be held in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, beginning at 6:30pm.
 
Thurs., Dec. 9 - Prince George County Employee Recognition and Awards Ceremony in the Board Room, 3rd Floor of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:00pm.
 
Dec. 10-12 - Virginia 4-H Teen Summit: "For Teens, By Teens" ($50 registration fee), will be held at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Center, Wirtz, VA. Contact Hermon Maclin at 804-712-0620 for more information.
 
Fri., Dec. 10 - Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for Bopper's on Fort Lee, 1431 Mahone Ave., Building 9025, at 11:00am. This is a Hopewell/Prince George Chamber event.
 
 
Christmas Parade Returns to Prince George County
 
After a year off because of COVID-19, the Annual Prince George County Christmas Parade will resume at 3 p.m. Saturday around the County Courthouse Complex. Approximately 50 entries will be in the parade.
 
Important Things to Know
 
NOTE: Prince George County Administrator Percy Ashcraft will step down after today to take a similar position in King William County. Ashcraft began his tenure on March 14, 2011. Read his farewell remarks in his final blog. Details.
 
  • Buck Vargo wins recount from the General Election by nine votes to become the Sheriff-Elect in Prince George County.
 
  • December Message from the County Administrator. Details.
 
  • Recap of the November 23 BOS Meeting. Details.
 
  • Video of the November 23 BOS Meeting. Video.
 
  • Message from the Treasurer on escrow and mortgage payments. Details.
 
  • Virginia Department of Health (VDH) statistics report Prince George County has experienced 5,308 cases of the coronavirus since February, 2020, resulting in 51 deaths 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 County Animal Services adopted out eight animals last week.
 
  • Public School Division Sports Calendar. Details.
 
  • 2023 Property Reassessment extended to March. Details.
 
  • The Commissioner of the Revenue issued 24 new business licenses since November 5.
 
  • Prince George native Jackie Bradley, Jr. traded back to Boston Red Sox. Details.
 
Quote of the Week
 
“Everyone experiences success at various times in their lives. But the aim is to surpass success and achieve significance, because that is where you have had a positive impact on people's lives.
 
  ~ Percy C. Ashcraft, American legislator and local government administrator.
 
 
On This Date
 
1818 - Illinois becomes the 21st state.
 
1910 - First possible movie stunt: man jumps into the Hudson River from a burning balloon.
 
1979 - Eleven people killed in a stampede outside Who concert in Cincinnati.
 
1947 - "A Streetcar Named Desire" opens on Broadway.
 
1967 - First human heart transplant performed.
 
1979 - Last AMC Pacer rolls off the assembly line.
 
1984 - Explosion kills 2,000 at pesticide plant.
 
2013 - Richard Bland College signs an agreement with the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV) that guarantees its students admission to a number of CICV colleges and universities.
 
2014 - Outside lights donated by Prince George Electric now ready for use at Old Moore Middle School field that is now the Central Wellness Center.
 
2015 - Public comments still being accepted on new Route 460 proposal that does not include improvements in Prince George County.
 
2019 - Neighborhood Meeting held at Sycamore United Methodist Church on proposed solar farm.
 
2020 - Bond rating agencies maintain Prince George County’s public rating of AA-plus.