Catchin' Up On
Prince George County Government News
Prince George County, VA May 31, 2019
Upcoming Meetings & Events
May 31 & June 1 - "The Savannah Sipping Society" will be presented at Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy., South Chesterfield. 8:00pm showtime for Government Employee Night. Special pricing with valid ID.
Sat., June 1 - Prince George County Farmers' Market at Scott Park Pavilion, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George, 8:00am - 12:00pm.
June 1-2 - USSSA VA State Tournament (10U - 14U) on Prince George County Baseball Fields. Games times vary throughout tournament.
Mon., June 3 - Drug Court for Prince George County, City of Hopewell, and Surry County, at the Prince George Circuit Court, 6601 Courts Drive, at 4:00pm.
June 4-6 - Field Hockey Camp (must have pre-registered with Prince George Parks & Recreation), at Temple Park Fields, 14307 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.
Wed., June 5 - Community Policy Management Team (CPMT) Meeting at the Prince George County Social Services Office, 2nd Floor, 6450 Administration Drive, beginning at 9:00am.
Wed., June 5 - Prince George County Real Estate & Personal Property Taxes Due to the Treasurer's Office, 6602 Courts Drive, Prince George. 5:00pm deadline.
Wed., June 5 - Disputanta Ruritan Steak Feast (Rain or Shine/Tickets - $30) at Temple Park, 14307 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, VA 23842, from 4:00pm - 7:00pm,
Thurs., June 6 - Special Olympics Torch Run (hosted by the Prince George Police Department) along Courthouse Road from Tractor Supply To Beazley Elementary School, 9:00am - 11:00am. Expect road closure and delays.
Thurs., June 6 - Sheetz Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening, a Hopewell/Prince George Chamber Event, at its new location, 1900 Colonial Crossings Drive Prince George, (near the intersection of Temple Ave. and Puddledock Road), at 11:00am.
Fri., June 7 – Prince George County Youth Public Safety Academy Orientation (hosted by the P.G. Fire/EMS & Police Departments), at the Central Wellness Center, 11033 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, at 6:30pm.
Prince George Farmers Market Open Saturdays at Scott Park Pavilion
The Prince George Farmers Market offers great produce and other items each Saturday from 8 a.m. - 12:00 Noon under the Scott Park Pavilion.
Important Things to Know
• June Message from the County Administrator. Details.
• Prince George father pleads guilty in DUI crash. Details.
• Prince George man dies following crash in Isle of Wight County. Details.
• Prince George County seeking County Attorney applications. Details.
• American Airlines to offer three non-stop daily flights to New York's JFK Airport. Details.
• Utilities Department to continue Annual Water Flushing Program. Details.
• FedEx to deliver seven days a week to satisfy online shoppers. Details.
• Important updated information about emergency water repairs. Details.
• Proud Mama's Kitchen serves up good 'ol country cooking. Details.
• Former Prince George High School Basketball Player honored for giving back to the community as a student-athlete at Christopher Newport University. Details.
• Region 5B High School Baseball Playoffs. Details.
• Regal announces $1 movies this summer. Details.
• Virginia's Gateway Region announces 38 new business ventures. Details.
• Blue's Clues is returning and some people aren't too happy about it. Details.
• Former Virginia town councilman killed in church van crash. Details.
• Dominion Energy offers ideas on how to keep your electric bill down this summer. Details.
• Recap of May 28 BOS Meeting. 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.
• Prince George Police Therapy K-9 passing of the torch. Details.
• Dual Primary Election Information. Details.
• Free King's Dominion tickets for police officers and Fire & EMS providers. Details.
• Apple announces its first new iPod in four years. Details.
• Study shows doctors and dentists continue to prescribe opioids at a high rate. Details.
• Commissioner of the Revenue issues 23 new business licenses. Details.
• Pizza Hut is changing its personal pan pizza for the first time in 40 years. Details.
• Burnout is an official diagnosis says the World Heath Organization (WHO). Details.
• Flour sold at Aldi is recalled. Details.
• Comcast announces changes to Xfinity packages with Cinemax. Details.
• Man, woman critically injured in Exit 41 crash on May 27.
• Prince George student James Corrigan wins prestigious Washington Crossing Foundation National Scholarship.
• HCA John Randolph Medical Center recently honored three Prince George County medic firefighters – Lt. Greg Taflinger, Lt. Douglas Jones, Jr., and Fire-Medic Bruce Adams – for saving a patient following Cardiac Arrest.
• Prince George Public School Division will cease classes on June 13 for summer break.
• Prince George County Government cancels 2019 Citizens Academy because of low enrollment.
Quote of the Week
"The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice."
~ Clint Eastwood, actor