County Administrator's Blog
Vaccine Distribution Not Reaching People Fast Enough. https://percyashcraft.tumblr.com/
Pandemic Success Story: BOS Directed Nearly $6.7 Million of Federal Funding to Help Those Who Needed it Most. https://percyashcraft.tumblr.com/post/640162988196855808/pandemic-success-story-bos-directed-nearly-67.
Prince George County first responders and other essential personnel will be receiving the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Friday, January 8. https://percyashcraft.tumblr.com/post/639574575044263936/first-responders-to-receive-covid-19-vaccine
November 18, 2019 - The Jacob J. Pearson VFW Post 637 held its 76th Annual Awards & Anniversary Banquet Saturday night at the Lodge in Hopewell.
October 28, 2019 - New Scott Park Venue Passes the Travel Soccer Tournament Test - This past Saturday, Prince George County hosted 20 teams at its New Scott Park venue for the 2nd Annual Jerry Skalsky Memorial Soccer Tournament. County Administration & Parks &... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2lioMuV.
October 17, 2019 - Decline in State Spending for Education Has Put Heavy Financial Burden on Localities - An interesting read in the October 17 edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports how the Virginia Board of Education is reviewing a plan to recommend... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2lU3s3D.
September 18, 2019 - CTB Gives Final Approval for Next Roundabout Naming - The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) voted Wednesday morning to name the roundabout located at Allin/Courthouse roads after the late PFC Michael Carey. The members of the CTB voted... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2kw0X0J
September 16, 2019 - Departing IT Director Major Part of Prince George County Advancements - Next to public safety and responsible financial accounting, one could argue that information technology is the life blood of every government organization. After all,... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2ktcT3q.
August 29, 2019 - Sharon Jadrnak Beacon of Light for Youth Workforce Academy - A token of appreciation was given to Sharon Jadrnak Wednesday night for her longtime efforts in leading the Prince George Youth Workforce Academy. The trophy had a light at the top,... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2kVAkDB.
August 27, 2019 - Labor Day: All Jobs Are Worth Celebrating - If we all take a step back and think about it, all types of work should be appreciated. Earning a living to put food on the table and experience some part of the American Dream is honorable, worthy and... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2kSbbAR.
Walking in a Soldier's Shoes Results in Great Appreciation - Every quarter or so of the year, the brass at Fort Lee will meet with representatives of the community to fashion a meeting of the Fort Lee Civilian Military Council. Most meetings are... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2kAlWS-
Steve Micas: A Lawyer Who Put Public Service Ahead of Self - Everybody loves a good lawyer joke! Did you hear the one about the little boy who was in a cemetery with his mother? “Mommy,” the boy asked, “Do they ever bury two people in the same... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2juYcZn
Pep Rally Tied the Past, Present and Future for Dixie Champs - It was a moment that tied the past, present and future all together! In honoring the Prince George Coach Pitch Team for winning the Dixie Youth State Tournament and a berth in the... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2jhvN3D
Population Projections Make Future Planning Very Interesting - The statewide source for estimating population numbers in the distant future is the Weldon Cooper for Public Service in Charlottesville. Our friends there just released their... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2jOPr9B
EVERYONE Must Buy-In for Regionalism to Work - One of the really great concepts that our government forefathers came up with decades ago was to establish ways that local governments could come together and work collectively to provide services... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2iaUqLk
City of Hopewell Deserves Huge Kudos on River Walk Project - It is not uncommon for neighboring localities... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2ht6Sch
Good News this time came in 3's... http://percyashcraft.tumblr.com/post/184273407606/good-news-this-time-came-in-3s.
PGHS Alums Having an Impact On College Sports Teams - As Spring Break arrives at Prince George High School... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2hFklm9
Sometimes You Only Have a Few Hours to Make a Lasting Impression - It was only five hours into the day of... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2g-zVAm
Sometimes You Just Have to Pick Up Someone Else's Trash - On Friday, March 15, weather permitting, Prince... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2gr6cHm.
Crater Planning Commission a Steady Resource for Tri-Cities Region - If you follow the events and... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2fZeoHl
January 2, 2019 - Goals & Opportunities Ahead for Prince George County in 2019 - If you love to follow the completion of... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2fBXsmz
December 3, 2018 - Jeff Newton Raised RRJ to One of Virginia's Most Efficient Facilities - Last Friday came and went! And so... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2eMMWPR
November 27, 2018 - Kirsten Cherry PG Graduate #6 in LEAD Virginia Program - I certainly come at it from close range, but I... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2eAKldQ
November 20, 2018 - Wrapup: Skalsky Tourney, Public Safety Personnel Honored, etc. - With long lines at the grocery store... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2dxVH_0
November 1, 2018 - Voters Say Again PG the 'Best Place to Live' in the Tri-Cities - For the second year in a row, Prince... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2dKNxZH
October 24, 2018 - Goodbye, Georgie . . . http://percyashcraft.tumblr.com/post/179361410426/goodbye-georgie
October 17, 2018 - Landscape Beautification Big Part of Prince George Culture - Coming across my desk this week was... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2csUsa0
October 1, 2018 - VPFW Another Nugget in the Puddledock Medical Layout - It doesn’t seem that long ago that when folks in... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2cN_WwW
September 17, 2018 - Prince George County Prepared If Florence Had Been a Direct Hit - Many of us were breathing a sigh of... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2bygIm3
September 11, 2018 - Benzer Pharmacy Opens On Puddledock Road - Prince George County has a new pharmacy within its borders.... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2bmZNDc.
August 27 - Prince George County Youth Will Miss Reggie Jones - Prince George County, particularly the Parks &... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2bH6G3H.
August 20 - A Broadband Discussion Like No Other - Prince George County was the center of attention on August 16 when... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2b2Z80f.
August 10 - New Garrison Commander Takes Over at Fort Lee - Col. Hollie Martin took over the reigns as Garrison... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2airxxE.
August 1 - BOS Tackles Some Tough Issues at Off-Site Retreat - The Board of Supervisors chose a different venue to... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2aPmrd9.
July 24 - http://percyashcraft.tumblr.com/post/176238200461/juvenile-detention-even-one-is-too-many
July 23 - Prince George 'The Man' Finally Gets His Day - It may have taken quite possibly 315 years to get there,... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2a6NPgJ
July 18 - Roundup: Housing Stock on the Increase in Prince George County - A fundamental reason for people choosing... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2ZxoinU.
June 26 - All-Star Team Snubs, Workforce Development #3 - Reaching down into the files and pulling out some... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2ZFG_9q
June 19 - Bridge Named in Honor of Sgt. Lawrence G. Sprader, Jr. - Eleven years after his passing, Sgt. Lawrence G.... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2Z1pOfp.
June 7 - PGHS Baseball, Softball Teams On the Edge of Greatness - Prince George High School graduated its first... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2Yh4Uwv
April 27 - Rowanty Technical Center Closing Out Another Great Year - As the clock ticks down on this academic year... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2XRZiLb
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March 28 - Katherine Tyler an Icon in the Prince George Political Universe - There are political icons, and then... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2WX64ot.
March 21 - Some Scrapbook Material for a Snowy Start to Spring - I have discovered in 19 years of living in the... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2WIIB5o.
March 16 - It Hurts, but Sometimes You Just Can't Accept $5 Million - For the last two years, the Appomattox River... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2W6emDt.
March 14 - Prince George County Makes Leap in State Health Rankings - Prince George County took tremendous strides to... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2W4a0vF
March 14 - Sheriff Perry Lewis Helped Pioneer Community Policing in Prince George County - Prince George County flags... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2W2ag_Z.
March 5 - Love's Travel Center Nice Addition to PG County Travel Services - Successful communities thrive on... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2VnroZs.
February 6 - BOS Gets First Glimpse of FY '19 Budget at Worksession Tonight - The Prince George Board of Supervisors... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2UtUi1G
December 7 - General Assembly Members Receive Prince George County Legislative Proposals - Members of the General... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2SlQm4b.
October 31 - Being Voted the 'Best' is Proud Moment for Prince George County - To some it might seem like a random... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2RXVhRw
October 20 - The Super Kids Looking to Finish Group Home Phase 1 - The Super Kids Ministries (SKM) is seeking your help... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2RAxvfO.
October 12 - First Experience with GO Virginia a Bit Disheartening - In its effort to reorganize its economic... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2QwLVkX
October 5 - Workforce Credential Grants Offer Hope to Anxious Workforce - The Class of 2018 is on target to... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2Qh4oZQ.
September 29 - Drug Court Offers Help to Those Willing to Help Themselves - A milestone of 15 years was celebrated... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2QSehl1.
September 22 - Future Water & Wastewater Planning Vital for Growth of the Tri-Cities Region - Our region, particularly... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2QG6LhM
September 18 - 35 Years & Going Strong for PG Food Bank & Clothes Closet - What began in a small room with a small... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2Q7XchB
September 12 - Prince George Farm Bureau Still Celebrating Tradition - It is good to see that some things don’t change,... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2PwoQu1.
September 7 - Active Shooter Training Essential Because You Never Know When & Where Tragedy May Unfold - Prince George... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2PljZK2.
September 6 - Prince George County Business Icon to Change Management Hands - Sebera’s, known for its restaurant, gas &... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2PjdO_k.
September 5 - Huge Effort Underway to Transition Soldiers after Military Service. - Community leaders who make up the... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2PhXCoM.
August 31 - Roundup: Prince George Trio Helping the Victims of Tropical Storm Harvey; Youth Workforce Academy Holds Graduation - There is certainly a large number of... http://percyashcraft.tumblr.com/post/164836726746/roundup-prince-george-trio-helping-the-victims-of
August 23, 2017 - Big Lots Will Help Bridge the Taxation Gap in Prince George County - http://percyashcraft.tumblr.com/post/164525197781/big-lots-will-help-bridge-the-taxation-gap-in
August 22, 2017 -Political Roundup: VACo Reps Hear from Gubernatorial Candidates - - http://percyashcraft.tumblr.com/post/164486663376/political-roundup-vaco-reps-hear-from
October 17 - Dominion to Rebuild Line Between PG, Charles City - Dominion Power is proposing to rebuild a portion of... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2DWjfGt.
September 30 - Prince George County Wins Two More Community Awards - Prince George County is in an “award winning" mood... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2CnlFUn
August 31 - Youth Workforce Academy Holds Graduation Ceremony - Do you remember your first steady job that you... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2BTxqFh.
August 24 - Prince George County’s largest cable provider... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2B9u1_I.
August 17 - Prince George Rotary will celebrate its 20th year of public... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2Ar-LJv.
August 5 - Weekend Wrapup: Dixie World Series, Stronider Celebrating 50 Years, Harbor Blast Concert & Much, Much More... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk2AJwo-z.
July 14 - PG Youth All-Star Play Continues Friday Throughout the State - Jackie Bradley, Jr. isn’t the only all-star... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk29Hu09a.
June 30 - Dixie District 3 Softball Tournament Day 3: PG Teams Advance to Championship Round in All Divisions - Day... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk28eIQlz.
June 28 - Dixie District 3 Softball Tournament Day 2: PG Belles Advance, PG Ponytails, Angels Fall - Day Two of the... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk28YNDn7.
June 24 - Celebrating PG's 313th Birthday; Dixie Youth Tournament; Farmers Market & More - A busy... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk28NGeiY.
June 10 - Weekend Wrapup: PGHS Graduation, Farmers Market, ASA Softball Tourney & More - A warm weekend awaits us... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk27jZF3J.
June 2 - Youth Baseball/Softball Buzzing About Upcoming All-Star Play - The all-star excitement for youth baseball... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk27LE-NY.
May 24 - Hometown Heroes Race Raises Over $8,000 for Scholarships - Before May becomes a faded memory and we look... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk26wsBEs.
May 16 -- Hal Baird to Be Honored at May 17 Prince George-Petersburg Baseball Game - The Prince George High School... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk26YLR9s.
May 13 -- Weekend Wrapup: Building Dedication, Farmers' Market, Hometown Heroes 5K & Much, Much More -- No Boredom...https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk26PhWja.
May 3 - Visit by District Health Officials A Meeting to Look Forward To - Spring is Budget time for local... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk25wpgGk.
April 22 - Plant Sale, Yard Sale, Garden Art & More - Here is what is happening in and around Prince... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk25Oxv0g.
April 18 - New Signs Strike Positive Nerve For Followers of Youth Sports - Sometimes you just strike a nerve within... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk25CBBRY.
April 15 - A busy weekend in and around Prince George... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk252ckvk.
April 8 - Toddler Fair, Bus Driver Fair, Car Show & More - Winter temperatures greet us this... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk24hmCyaT
April 5 - Local Government Education Week Often Reminds Many What They Do Not Know - Every once in a awhile, I like... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk24XhJNl.
April 1 - Weekend Wrapup: 5K Trail Run, Art on Display & More - A not-so-good weather forecast greets us going into... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk24KhZbI.
March 25 - Weekend Wrapup: River Cleanup, Easter Egg Hunt & More.... - A little rain may be in our forecast this... ttps://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk23xqNxa
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March 29 - Five PGHS Student-Athletes Moving On to the Next Level - Students headed for college! It is more... https://tmblr.co/ZY_kIk247VKkS