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, 2016

Local educator wins top VSCA Advisor honors

For members of the Student Government Association, the VSCA (the Virginia Student Council Association) convention is an educational mecca and...
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May 18, 2016

Surprise growth of winery in farming town

Combine a chemist, an engineer, and a goat tower, and surprisingly, the small farming community of Elberon ends up with...
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May 18, 2016

County Board of Supervisors adopts new budget

The Prince George County Board of Supervisors adopted a budget well in advance of the June 30 deadline Tuesday that...
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May 11, 2016

Police inspect area taxis

The Prince George County Police Department and the Fort Lee Police Department came together between May 4 and May 6...
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May 11, 2016

Sun Shines on Opening Day of Surry Community Farmer’s Market

Surry, Virginia: Mid-morning shoppers tasted the homemade jams, scrunched the newly-sheared wool, tried to pass by tables of freshly baked...
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May 11, 2016

Foundation opens flower and art show

Close to 200 people gathered at The Wakefield Foundation Saturday to socialize and critique both original art work and creative...
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