The Prince George Journal

Bills ending ‘Kings Dominion Law’ by allowing school boards to set first day of classes move through General Assembly

January 23, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Jan. 23, 2018 | 1:15 p.m. VIRGINIA - For most school divisions in Virginia, that first Tuesday after Labor Day usually means the first day of classes for students but...
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IN PICTURES: Southpark Mall Sears enters final week of sales amid closure

January 22, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Jan. 22, 2018 | 11:20 a.m. COLONIAL HEIGHTS - In the 1980s and 1990s, stores like Sears, Kmart, and other department store chains were virtual hubs of activity where you could...
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Service Center Metals announces major expansion, nearly 60 new jobs coming to PG

January 19, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 | 4:15 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - One of the county's top employers announced its plans to expand even further, with 60 new jobs and over $45 million...
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County considers special tax to pay for upkeep of Exit 45 improvements

January 17, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - Just before the end of 2017, Prince George County leaders joined members of the business community and The Cameron Foundation in formally...
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Carson’s Rowanty Technical Center takes part in VDOT’s ‘Paint-A-Plow’ program

January 17, 2018
By: Meredith Baker | Email: Click Here Posted: Jan. 17, 2018 | 12:00 p.m.  CARSON - First year students in Rowanty Technical Center’s auto body program participated in the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Paint-a-Plow program this year....
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Joseph Liles retires as Touchstone Bank Director after three decades of service

January 16, 2018
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: Jan. 16, 2018 | 1:25 p.m. MCKENNEY - Touchstone Bank announced Joseph “Joe” Liles tendered his retirement from the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018. Joe has reached mandatory retirement age...
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PG Schools not planning to make up missed days from snowstorm

January 15, 2018
By: Michael Campbell | E-Mail: Click Here Posted: Jan. 15, 2018 | 9:20 a.m. PRINCE GEORGE - A few days after returning to class following winter break, students were seemingly treated to another mini break from...
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Reining Hope Blessing Children and Families of Central Virginia

January 12, 2018
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Email: Click Here Posted: Jan. 12, 2018 | 3:20 p.m. VIRGINIA - Reining Hope was to have held its annual New Year’s Party on Saturday, January 6. Due to the extreme cold, as...
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Local Headlines

May 18, 2016

Surprise growth of winery in farming town

Combine a chemist, an engineer, and a goat tower, and surprisingly, the small farming community of Elberon ends up with...
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May 18, 2016

County Board of Supervisors adopts new budget

The Prince George County Board of Supervisors adopted a budget well in advance of the June 30 deadline Tuesday that...
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May 11, 2016

Police inspect area taxis

The Prince George County Police Department and the Fort Lee Police Department came together between May 4 and May 6...
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May 11, 2016

Sun Shines on Opening Day of Surry Community Farmer’s Market

Surry, Virginia: Mid-morning shoppers tasted the homemade jams, scrunched the newly-sheared wool, tried to pass by tables of freshly baked...
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May 11, 2016

Foundation opens flower and art show

Close to 200 people gathered at The Wakefield Foundation Saturday to socialize and critique both original art work and creative...
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April 27, 2016

Art to celebrate new season

Prince George—The beauty of the season is welcomed at the Prince George County Regional Center with a new exhibition—“Art from...
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