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

June 17, 2016

Unity Prayer group starting in Prince George

When Emporia had its first Community Unity Prayer in June of 2015 at Veteran’s Memorial Park, Ronnie Thompson, Jr. traveled...
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June 10, 2016

Richard Bland opens up concert summer series

Richard Bland College of William & Mary kicked off its summer concert series Music in the Grove Wednesday. This was...
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June 10, 2016

Torch Run hitting road

The “Flame of Hope” was lit on May 26 and this week it will make its way through Prince George...
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June 10, 2016

Library hosts display

Stop by the Hopewell Library to view a wonderful exhibit which celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Hopewell. Located in the...
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June 3, 2016

Prince George dedicates new ramp, playground

Prince George county hosted a dedication Wednesday of a new swing, ramp and pathway, at Scott Park. A crowd gathered...
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June 3, 2016

Remembering the Fallen

JEJ Moore Middle School held a Memorial Day Tribute ceremony Friday in honor of Hometown Hero Captain Jesse Ozbat and...
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