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Catchin' Up On
Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA                                                February 8, 2019


Upcoming Meetings & Events

Sat., Feb. 9 - "Zumba For Heart", $5 donation with all proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association, at the Prince George Parks & Recreation Community Center, 11100 Old Stage Road, from 9:30am - 11:30am.

Sat., Feb. 9 - Prince George Special Olympics Softball Meeting at the Prince George Central Wellness Center, 11033 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, at 3:30pm.

Mon., Feb. 11 - Prince George Social Services Advisory Board will meet at the Social Services Office, 2nd Floor, 6450 Administration Drive, at 9:00am.

Mon., Feb. 11 - Riverside Regional Jail Finance Committee will meet in the Riverside Regional Jail Office, 500 FOLAR Trail, N. Prince George, beginning at 1:00pm.

Mon., Feb. 11 - Drug Court for Prince George County, City of Hopewell, and Surry County will be held at the Prince George Circuit Court, 6601 Courts Drive, beginning at 4:00pm.

Mon. Feb. 11 - Prince George County School Board will meet in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the County’s Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:30pm.

Tues., Feb. 12 - Prince George County Board of Supervisors Worksession & Public Meeting in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:00pm & 7:00pm, respectively.

Wed., Feb. 13 - Civilian Military Council Meeting and Luncheon, hosted by the City of Petersburg, at the Union Train Station, 103 River Street, Petersburg, VA, from 11:30am - 1:30pm.

Wed., Feb. 13 - "Caregivers Café", presented by Crater Community Hospice, will take place in the Petersburg Public Library, Multi-purpose Room, 201 W. Washington Street, Petersburg, at 3:00pm.                        


New 9-1-1 Collaborative Agreement Signed Today by PG, Ft. Lee Officials

Prince George County Government & Fort Lee officials met today at the Emergency Operations Center for a ceremony signing a new 9-1-1 agreement between the two public entities. A video of the signing can be viewed here.


Important Things to Know

•             General Assembly Update by Delegate Emily Brewer. Details.

•             Richmond Coliseum Closed for Now. Details.

•             Senator Rosalyn Dance General Assembly Newsletter. Details.

•             Legislative Crossover Report. Details.

•             Prince George High School Sophomore Tanner Drewry coordinates donation of 500 pounds of deer meat to 'Hunters for the Hungry'. Details.

•             Arrest made from Hit-and-Run incident involving Prince George County school bus. Details.

•             Animal Services Valentine's Day Adoption Event. Details.

•             Organizational meeting set for Prince George Special Olympics Softball program. Details.

•             Research shows kids spend too much time on cell phones; don't sleep and exercise enough. Details.

•             Pickleball ambassador eaten up with the sport. Details.

•             Walmart will pay bonuses for good attendance. Details.

•             BOS Chairman Donald Hunter, Vice Chairman Floyd Brown, Jr. complete two-day workshop at the Chairpersons’ Institute last weekend in Richmond.

•             County employees reach $8,000 fundraising goal while participating in Saturday’s Polar Plunge for Special Olympics.

•             County employees ‘Day to Serve’ will focus on litter pickup on major roadways.

•             Budget preview: County Administrator says little growth available for FY ’20 Budget because of pressure to fund regional jail.

•             Prince George Electric Cooperative officials reporting that Chief Executive Mike Malandro has resigned to take a position in Maryland.

•             Early morning house fire on February 7 on Old Iron Road displaces five family members.

•             E-gaming (non-gambling) might be the next sports tourism concept to be offered in Prince George County.

•             Riverside Regional Jail Authority close to narrowing the list of applicants for interview for permanent superintendent’s position.

•             Ribbon cutting today for new OB/GYN office in the Crossings plaza.

•             Flags to hang at half-staff Saturday in memory of fallen State Police Trooper Lucas Dowell of Smyth County.

•             Large crowd attends Prince George Cooperative broadband meeting February 7 for briefing on expansion.

•             Registration underway for Appomattox Trail Run. Details.

•             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.


Quote of the Week

 "Pitchers did me a favor when they knocked me down. It made me more determined. I wouldn't let that pitcher get me out."

~ Frank Robinson


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

Fax (804) 732-3604 | |