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 19, 2019

Alzheimer’s Association programs serve to educate Virginians about debilitating disease

By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: January 19, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.  VIRGINIA - The Greater Richmond and Tri-Cities Alzheimer’s...
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January 17, 2019

Driver charged after losing control of tractor-trailer along I-95

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 17, 2019 | 4:15 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - A New York truck driver is facing...
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January 17, 2019

Volunteer firefighters ‘bullied, harassed’ by paid staff, longtime member alleges

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 17, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. County to follow up on claims made by 36-year veteran...
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January 15, 2019

Historic letters at Pamplin display emotion of Civil War soldiers during holidays

By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: January 15, 2019 | 12:30 p.m.  VIRGINIA - The vast archives of Pamplin Historical...
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January 13, 2019

SLIDESHOW: Prince George County Christmas season contest winners honored

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 13, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - Over a dozen county residents and organizations were...
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January 11, 2019

PG Schools keeping close eye on weather as snow days dwindle

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: January 11, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. With snow in the weekend forecast, PG Schools have four...
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