Catchin' Up On
Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA April 12, 2019
Upcoming Meetings & Events
Feb. 15 - April 30 - Statewide Burn Law in effect: No burning BEFORE 4:00PM (this includes campfires, brush fires, etc.). Please contact the Virginia Department of Forestry with any questions at 434-977-6555.
Sat., April 13 - "Toddler Fair", sponsored by the P.G. Social Services & Police Department, at the Prince George Library & Scott Park (Library: 6605 Courts Drive), 9:00am - 1:00pm.
Sat., April 13 - Basic DSLR Photo Class ($35 - register at Parks & Rec 804-458-6164), at the Prince George County Parks and Rec Community Center, 11100 Old Stage Road, from 9:00am - 1:00pm.
Sat. April 13 - Appomattox River Wine Festival (live music, food & vendors, local & regional wine, cider, mead & beer), at Appomattox Boat Harbor, 1604 Fine Street, Prince George, from 12:00pm - 6:00pm.
April 14-20 - National Public Safety Telecommunications Week
Mon., April 15 - Drug Court (Prince George, Hopewell, Surry) at Prince George Circuit Court, 6601 Courts Drive, beginning at 4:00pm.
Mon., April 15 - Prince George County School Board will meet in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:30pm.
Tues., April 16 - "Farm Day" - Prince George County 2nd Graders will visit the Bresko Farm beginning at 9:00am.
Tues., April 16 - 12th Annual Richard Bland College Foundation Golf Tournament will be held at the Country Club of Petersburg, 1250 Flank Rd., S. Prince George, with a 1:00pm tee off.
Tues., April 16 - Prince George Fire/EMS Advisory Board Meeting at the Central Wellness Center Training Room, 11033 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, at 6:30pm.
Wed., April 17 - "2nd B2G Procurement Conference & ExpoLee", sponsored by Virginia PTAP at the Lee Club Family & MWR, Bldg. 9009, Battle Drive, Fort Lee, VA 23801
Wed., April 17 - Prince George IDA Board will meet in the Community Room, Human Services Building, 6450 Administration Drive, at 12:00pm.
Wed. April 17 - Swearing In of New Prince George County Police Officers, at the Prince George County Circuit Court (2nd Floor), 6601 Courts Drive, at 12:00pm.
Wed. April 17 – Prince George Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting in the 3rd Floor Board Room, Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, beginning at 6:30pm.
Thurs., April 18 – Field Dedication for Thomas Bendall at JEJ Moore Sports Complex, 11455 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, at 6:00pm.
Thurs., April 18 - James River Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Directors will meet at the Prince George Public Library, 6605 Courts Drive, at 6:00pm.
Fri., April 19 - Dedication of the "Reggie Jones Gymnasium" at the Prince George County Central Wellness Center, 11033 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, beginning at 6:00pm.
UVA Alumni & Friends in PG Celebrate NCAA Basketball Championship
It was quite a week for the UVA Men's Basketball Team who won the NCAA Championship on April 8 by defeating Texas Tech. Prince George alumni and friends celebrated the accomplishment. Pre-order UVA's hardcover collector's book at this link.
Important Things to Know
•Top Ten states for watching television. Details.
•2019 Virginia Municipal Guide. Details.
•April 9 BOS Meeting Recap. Details.
•Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) announces launch of I-95 corridor study. Details.
•Upcoming Prince George High School athletic events. Details.
•Hopewell to host Community Opioid meeting April 25. Details.
•Riverside Regional Jail hires new superintendent. Details.
•Mystery E. Coli outbreak sickens dozens in five states including Virginia. Details.
•Burn ban in effect until April 30. Details.
•Emergency utility repair at Laurel Spring/Prince George Drive. Details.
•Prince George High School Softball Fundraiser. Details.
•Wal-Mart will sell reusable bags for 98 cents to cut down on use of plastic. Details.
•There's a 'Grease' prequel in the works. Details.
•76-year old man who wandered away from his home on Indian Road found safely by public safety search team. Details.
•Richard Bland College April Newsletter. Details.
•County Administrator Blogs. Details.
•Regional employment opportunities. Details.
•What's showing at the movies in Prince George County? Details.
•Latest Prince George County Gasoline Prices. Details.
•How to report pesky potholes. Details.
•Number of children going to the ER with suicide thoughts & attempts has doubled according to national survey. Details.
•McDonald's will no longer offer these items after midnight. Details.
•Blood clot hospitalizes Congressman Don McEachin. Details.
Quote of the Week
"USA Today has come out with a new survey - apparently, three out of every four people make up 75 percent of the population."
~ David Letterman, TV Show Host