The Prince George Journal

Winter storms, canceled blood drives strain Red Cross blood supply

February 14, 2019
By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: February 14, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. Red Cross has an emergency need for blood, platelet donors to give now VIRGINIA — The American Red Cross is reissuing its emergency call for blood...
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Virginia Sees Population Booms and Big Declines


February 12, 2019
By: Andrew Gionfriddo, Capital News Service | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: February 12, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. RICHMOND — So far this decade, Virginia has grown — and shrunk — in population. Seventy of the state’s 133 cities and...
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Crews work to clean up Walton ES after mold, mildew found in rooms

February 11, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 11, 2019 | 4:30p.m. Eight rooms cleaned by company; one room found to have "elevated" air quality readings PRINCE GEORGE - "We have taken the problem and addressed it." Those...
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Parents concerned following mold reports at Walton Elementary

February 10, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 10, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. Updated: February 10, 2019 | 2:38 p.m. UPDATE: Per Prince George Schools website & an automated call to parents, Walton Elementary School will be closed...
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One year later, proposed school’s impact on local taxes continues to rise

February 8, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 8, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - In 2017, the Prince George County Board of Supervisors heard a pitch from the local school division to replace two of the...
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Police arrest driver involved in school bus hit-and-run

February 6, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 6, 2019 | 1:45 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - Prince George Police have located and arrested the woman they say fled the scene of an accident involving a school bus, but...
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‘Senior Day’ to replace convocation for PGHS students

February 6, 2019
By: Meredith Baker | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: February 6, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - In a split vote, the school board has approved a plan to offer a different kind of culminating experience instead of...
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Driver hits school bus, removes damaged bumper from car before fleeing

February 4, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 4, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - Prince George Police is asking for the public's help in finding the driver of a car that struck a school bus Monday afternoon and...
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Local Headlines

January 31, 2019

Supervisors look to speed up Jefferson Park FD replacement process

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 31, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - Following months of complaints and years of it...
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January 29, 2019

School board adds ARGS, Maggie Walker slots for upcoming year

By: Meredith Baker | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: January 29, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - The Prince George County School Board...
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January 27, 2019

Supervisors shelve action on school board’s carryover funds request

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 27, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - County supervisors opted to forgo action on...
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January 25, 2019

Evaluation of Tri-Cities Train Station continues by regional board

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 25, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. As of latest Federal report, Prince George supports Colonial Heights...
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January 23, 2019

Local restaurateur Pedraza fulfills goals after years of hard work, dedication

By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: January 23, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.  As Luca's new location turns one, owner reflects...
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January 21, 2019

Hunter, Brown to lead Prince George supervisors in 2019

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 21, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - As is common at the start of...
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