The Prince George Journal

VHSL announces sports/activities plan for 2020-21

August 7, 2020
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The VHSL Executive Committee meeting in special session today voted (34-1-0) to move forward with Model 3 in its re-opening of sports and activities for the 2020-21 school year. Model 3 delays...
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Prince George School Board votes to offer two instructional options this Fall

August 6, 2020
by Rodney Robinson PRINCE GEORGE, Va --The Prince George School Board voted unanimously to offer two instructional options for the upcoming Fall. Schools will have a virtual option and an in-person option.  The board issued...
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Prince George set to receive second round of COVID-19 relief

August 6, 2020
By Rodney Robinson PRINCE GEORGE, Va -- Prince George will receive a second distribution of funding from The Federal COVID-19 Relief Fund. The department received indication of this second distribution early last week, according to...
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Arrest made in gaming machine thefts

August 5, 2020
(Prince George, VA) – Arrest made in String of Larcenies from Virginia Lottery and other Gaming Machines. On August 4, 2020, as a result of the efforts of the Sussex County Sheriff’s Office, members of...
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Board of supervisors discuss funding options for new SCBA

August 5, 2020
By Rodney Robinson PRINCE GEORGE, Va -- The Board of supervisors met in a special work session Tuesday evening, to discuss funding options for new self-contained breathing apparatus equipment. Betsy Drewry, deputy county administrator and...
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Petersburg Area Regional Tourism Receives VA Tourism Corporation DMO WanderLOVE Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing

August 4, 2020
Posted: August 4, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.   On July 22, Governor Ralph Northam announced that Petersburg Area Regional Tourism, one of the Commonwealth’s destination marketing organizations (DMO), was awarded a $10,000 WanderLOVE Recovery Grant for...
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Hopewell/Prince George Chamber and Visitor Center Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing

August 3, 2020
Posted: August 3, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.   Hopewell/ Prince George Chamber and Visitor Welcome Center has received $9,934 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available to...
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Planning Commission Receives First Residential Poultry Update

July 31, 2020
Posted: July 31, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. By Rodney Robinson   PRINCE GEORGE, Va -- The Planning Commission received its first residential poultry update on Thursday night. Originally, this request was started from a complaint,...
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Local Headlines

July 27, 2020

All southbound lanes on I-95 are closed near Rives Road

PETERSBURG -- All southbound lanes are closed due to a crash on I-95 near Rives Road in Petersburg, VDOT reported....
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July 27, 2020

Lamb Center for Arts and Healing donates art kits during pandemic

By Rodney Robinson PRINCE GEORGE, Va -- The Lamb Center for Arts and Healing in Hopewell has created 550 art...
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July 26, 2020

PGCPS Selects Mrs. Kelly Jones As North Elementary School’s New Assistant Principal

PRINCE GEORGE, Va. - Prince George County Public Schools is pleased to announce Mrs. Kelly Jones has been selected as...
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July 25, 2020

Prince George School Board hosts town hall meeting to discuss school year

By Rodney Robinson PRINCE GEORGE, Va -- Prince George School Board members held a town hall meeting Thursday evening to...
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July 24, 2020

PGCPS Names Ms. Amanda Craft as New Assistant Principal of Walton Elementary School

PRINCE GEORGE, Va. - Prince George County Public Schools is happy to announce the selection of Ms. Amanda Craft as...
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July 23, 2020

Amazon begins hiring process for fulfillment center in Prince George

By Rodney Robinson PRINCE GEORGE, Va -- Amazon has launched its newest operation in Virginia, as they begin hiring for...
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