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Catchin' Up On
Prince George County Government News 
Prince George County, VA                                                January 4, 2019


Upcoming Meetings & Events

Dec. 26 - Jan. 12 - Container First Services will offer FREE Christmas Tree recycling for Prince George County Residents at its County Convenience Center, 3100 Union Branch Road, South Prince George, from 8:00am - 5:00pm daily. (Holiday hours may differ, call 804-733-2795 for more information.) *NOTE: Only real, undecorated trees will be accepted.*

Jan. 2-10 - Prince George Master Gardener Association class registration continues. Visit: for application or call 804-733-2686.

Jan. 2-11 - Registration for “4-H Space Camp” (Prince George County youth 9-13), sponsored by the Prince George 4-H/Extension Office. Registration at 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, or call 804-733-2686.

Jan. 2 - Feb. 1 - 2019 Prince George County Spring Sports Registrations (baseball, softball, blast ball, soccer), at the P.G. Parks & Recreation Office, by calling 804-458-6164, or web site to register. Office hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday.

Mon., Jan. 7 - Prince George, Hopewell, Surry Drug Court, at the Prince George Circuit Court, 6601 Courts Drive, Prince George, beginning at 4:00pm.

Tues., Jan. 8 - Prince George County Board of Supervisors' meeting in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 7:00pm.

Wed., Jan. 9 - Riverside Community Criminal Justice Board will meet at Roma Ristorante Italiano, 2447 County Drive, Petersburg, at 4:00pm.

Wed., Jan. 9 - Prince George County Recreation Advisory Committee will meet at the P.G. Parks & Recreation Community Center, 11100 Old Stage Road, at 4:00pm.


2019 Begins With Mild Temperatures & Some Rain and Foggy Conditions

Happy New Year! 2019 has begun with mild temperatures expected over the next few days, including some rain in the forecast. Motorists should be careful of wet roads and foggy conditions at night. Be safe!

 Important Things to Know

•             Former Prince George County resident has renovated 'ugly' house to move into in Petersburg. Details.

•             IRS won't issue tax refunds during federal government shutdown. Details.

•             VDOT announces public meeting for new roundabout at Bull Hill Road. Details.

•             What 2019 might hold for your finances. Details.

•             The five most addictive substances in the world. Details.

•             Free Christmas Tree recycling for Prince George County residents. Details.

•             Virginia not one of 29 states that have minimum wage above the federal level. Details.

•             Prince George Masonic Lodge installs officers. Details.

•             Sheetz will exchange unwanted gift cards for their own. Details.

•             Flu cases on the rise in the United States according to the CDC. Details.

•             Armed Prince George County convenience store robbers escape with cash. Details.

•             Riverside Regional Jail Authority begins recruitment for new superintendent. Details.

•             Prince George County employees again raising money for Special Olympics through ‘Polar Plunge.’

•             Prince George Electric Co-Op announces another community meeting January 14 at 5:30 p.m. at Oakland Baptist Church to update residents on its rural broadband project.

•             County Administrator Blogs. Details.

•             Regional employment opportunities. Details.

•             Prince George High School sports schedule and results. Details.

•             What's showing at the movies in Prince George County? Details.

•             Latest Prince George County Gasoline Prices. Details.

•             Woman who solicited half-brother to kill husband at Wendy's on Route 460 gets 48-year prison term. Details.

Quote of the Week

" The secret of joy in work is contained in one word -- excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it."

 Pearl S. Buck, writer


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