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

May 27, 2017

Opioid abuse town hall opens eyes to addiction fallout in community

By Michael Campbell News Editor VIRGINIA - "This isn't a new problem and it's not a race or gender problem....
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May 26, 2017

Funeral arrangements released for the late Jerry Skalsky

By: Michael Campbell, News Editor PRINCE GEORGE - The Prince George community is absorbing the tragic news coming from the...
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May 26, 2017

Virginia State Police reminds motorists to slow down, move over during Memorial Day travels

By: Virgina State Police, Michael Campbell VIRGINIA - This weekend may begin summer travel season across America, but Virginia State...
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May 24, 2017

Supervisors recommend giving $1M to Industrial Dev. Authority to help fund broadband project

By Michael Campbell, News Editor PRINCE GEORGE - Supervisors unanimously, but with hints of reluctance, voted in favor of a...
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May 22, 2017

Martin’s Food Stores to exit Virginia by summer’s end

By Michael Campbell, News Editor VIRGINIA - This summer will mark the end of a short, but notable, era in...
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May 18, 2017

Rowanty open house celebrates school’s 40th anniversary, looks toward future

By Michael Campbell, News Editor Posted: May 18, 2017 | 2:04 p.m. CARSON - Those passing by Rowanty Techincal Center...
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