The Prince George Journal

Czech, Slovak Folklife Festival set for this weekend

October 18, 2019
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: October 18, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.  PRINCE GEORGE - Are you looking for a great festival this fall that doesn’t involve pumpkins, skeletons, scarecrows, or ghosts? Are you looking...
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While optimistic on new school progress, concerns linger for school board’s Cox

October 17, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 17, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.  Cox ‘disappointed’ school board wasn’t part of last week’s site announcement PRINCE GEORGE – Even though progress has been made in terms of...
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Regulators revoke Tri-City Landfill’s permit after repeated violations

October 16, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 16, 2019 | 6:43p.m.  Landfill operator's parent company, Meridian Waste will be able to appeal decision PETERSBURG - Nearly a year after state environmental regulators announced plans to move...
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Trailers to be installed at Walton ES as ‘chronic’ air quality issues persist

October 16, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 15, 2019 | 1:26 p.m.  Note: This story has been updated to reflect figures provided by superintendent Dr. Lisa Pennycuff regarding trailer cost, who stated each two-classroom trailer...
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Absentee voting underway for upcoming elections

October 16, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 16, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.  Foot traffic increasing at local offices ahead of Nov. 5 election VIRGINIA – While temperatures hovered near the century mark for much of...
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County, Fort Lee working together on land transaction for new school site

October 15, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 15, 2019 | 7:30 p.m.  PRINCE GEORGE - Several months after leaders of the school board confirmed they had reached a consensus on a potential location with county...
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Former county bus driver to return to court in reckless driving case

October 14, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 14, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.  Owens allegedly ran off road, hit mailbox, failed to report crash PRINCE GEORGE – A former Prince George County Public Schools bus driver...
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Wonder City Bakery soon to open in downtown Hopewell

October 13, 2019
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: October 13, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.  HOPEWELL - Another new business will make its home in downtown Hopewell, and it comes with a sweet aroma. Wonder City Bakery is the...
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Local Headlines

October 8, 2019

Merchants Hope to host Celebration of Life Fall Festiva

By: Sherry Williams Kidd, Staff Writer | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: October 8, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.  PRINCE GEORGE - Are you filling in...
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October 6, 2019

February 2020 trial date set in deadly charter bus crash case

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 6, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.  PRINCE GEORGE – The driver of a New...
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October 4, 2019

Pamplin Park set to host ‘Breakthrough Beer and Wine Fest’

By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: October 4, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. VIRGINIA - Many folks in Central Virginia are quite...
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October 3, 2019

Groundbreaking for new Jefferson Park FD slated for Sunday

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: October 3, 2019 | 2:30 p.m.  PRINCE GEORGE – Efforts to replace one of...
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October 2, 2019

No injuries after gunfire pierces county home; police search for suspect

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: October 2, 2019 | 1:51 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - Local authorities are searching for whoever is...
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October 1, 2019

Safety, efficiency top reasons for PGPD’s e-summons proposal

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: October 1, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. Program would streamline ticket issuance, reduce traffic stop length PRINCE...
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