The Prince George Journal

UPDATE: Charges pending against charter bus driver in crash that killed two

March 19, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 19, 2019 | 11:32 a.m. Updated: March 19, 2019 | 5:45 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - Virginia State Police announced Tuesday afternoon that charges are pending against the...
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Residents come out to learn about unique racquet sport Pickleball at weekend clinic

March 19, 2019
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: March 19, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. Southside Virginia embraces pickleball as sport grows in popularity locally PRINCE GEORGE - Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties have joined a growing list of...
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No injuries, school bus driver charged after multi-vehicle crash

March 18, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 18, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - A Prince George County school bus driver has been charged with following too closely after a four-vehicle crash along Prince George Drive...
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PGCPS hopeful funds can be dedicated to new school this year

March 17, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 17, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - Just over two weeks after Prince George County Administrator Percy Ashcraft's proposed budget featured no tax increases and no mention of funding...
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American Red Cross in urgent need of blood donors

March 15, 2019
By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: March 15, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. VIRGINIA The American Red Cross has announced a severe shortage of type O blood, and an urgent shortage of all other blood types across...
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Driver in crash that killed PGHS student charged with manslaughter

March 14, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 14, 2019 | 10:43 a.m. PRINCE GEORGE - The driver of a truck that drifted off the road before overcorrecting into the opposing lane and colliding with a sedan, killing...
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PGEC accelerates toward 500 internet-connected homes with Ruralband service

March 13, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 13, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. Nearly two years into five-year agreement with county, PGEC over halfway to connection goal PRINCE GEORGE - In June of 2017, Prince George County, the...
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‘Growing pains’ without growing revenue present challenges for county

March 11, 2019
By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: March 11, 2019 | 3:30 p.m. Increased jail costs saps much of county's extra revenue PRINCE GEORGE - Last week, supervisors were able to see County Administrator Percy Ashcraft's proposed budget...
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Local Headlines

February 16, 2019

Black History Month: Do You Know About The Man J.E.J. Moore Middle Is Named For?

By: Sherry Williams Kidd | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: February 16, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - February is celebrated each year throughout America...
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February 14, 2019

Winter storms, canceled blood drives strain Red Cross blood supply

By: Contributed Report | Twitter: @PGJournal Posted: February 14, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. Red Cross has an emergency need for blood, platelet donors to...
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February 12, 2019

Virginia Sees Population Booms and Big Declines


By: Andrew Gionfriddo, Capital News Service | Twitter: @VCUCNS Posted: February 12, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. RICHMOND — So far this decade, Virginia...
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February 11, 2019

Crews work to clean up Walton ES after mold, mildew found in rooms

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 11, 2019 | 4:30p.m. Eight rooms cleaned by company; one room found to have "elevated"...
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February 10, 2019

Parents concerned following mold reports at Walton Elementary

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 10, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. Updated: February 10, 2019 | 2:38 p.m. UPDATE: Per Prince...
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February 8, 2019

One year later, proposed school’s impact on local taxes continues to rise

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup Posted: February 8, 2019 | 12:30 p.m. PRINCE GEORGE - In 2017, the Prince George County Board...
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