Catchin' Up On
Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA                                 February 9, 2018

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Feb. 1-28 - 3rd Annual "February Food Drive" to benefit the Prince George Food Bank. Donations of canned and non-perishable foods can be dropped off at The Herb Basket, 5716 Courthouse Road, Prince George, during regular operating hours. Receive a coupon for a future massage for every 10 donated items!

Sat., Feb. 10 - "Zumba For Heart" at the Prince George Parks & Rec Community Center, 11100 Old Stage Road, from 9:30am - 11:30am. $5 per participant with all proceeds going to the American Heart Association. Door prizes, snacks and dancing fun for all.

Mon., Feb. 12 - Prince George Social Services Advisory Board will meet in the Social Services Office, 2nd Floor, 6450 Administration Drive, at 9:00am.

Mon., Feb. 12 - Prince George County School Board will meet in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the County Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:30pm.

Feb. 12-16 - "Five Days of You & Me & a Gator!", Valentine Specials every day at Swaders Sports Park, 4725 Whitehill Blvd., Prince George, during regular operating hours.

Feb. 12-17 - "Blind Date With A Book", special displays, reading profiles, & a perfect book match at Prince George Public Library, 6605 Courts Drive and all ARLS branches, during regular operating hours.

Tues., Feb. 13 – Prince George County Board of Supervisors Meeting in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 7:00pm.

Thurs., Feb. 15 - James River Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors will meet at the Prince George Public Library, 6605 Courts Drive, at 6:00pm.

VACO Hosts Legislative Day; PG County Officials in Attendance

Members of the Board of Supervisors & County Staff were in Richmond on February 8 attending the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) Legislative Day. The featured speaker was Governor Ralph Northam.

Important Things to Know

•             Statewide Tornado Drill March 21. Details.

•             Authorities make several arrests in killing of Mary Washington student. Details.

•             Prince George Police Department receives re-accreditation. Details.

•             Friends of Burrowsville to host Black History Program. Details.

•             Driver charged with 'reckless driving' after County resident and VDOT contractor dies after accident on I-95. Details.

•             Most recent blogs from the County Administrator. Details.

•             Flu still on the rise says CDC official. Details.

•             Prince George County employees raise over $12,000 for Special Olympics by participating in Polar Plunge February 2-3.

•             Prince George High School's Taylor Stevens surpassed the 1,000-point and 500-assists plateaus this week for the Lady Royals basketball team.

•             Prince George High School soccer defender Courtney Smith has signed to play at Barton, NC next fall.

•             Bust of Prince George of Denmark expected to be ready for unveiling for Founder’s Day Celebration July 21.

•             Prince George County unemployment rate drops to 4.1 percent in December.

•             Moore Middle School Boys win basketball tournament championship.

Quote of the Week

"Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down."

~Charles F. Kettering

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