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

April 27, 2016

Art to celebrate new season

Prince George—The beauty of the season is welcomed at the Prince George County Regional Center with a new exhibition—“Art from...
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April 27, 2016

Man pens book about Highway 301 businesses

You may have never heard of Tim O’Gorman or any of his books but if you are local you might...
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April 27, 2016

Tyler helps localities get their fines, fees back

Thanks to Delegates Roslyn Tyler and Riley Ingram’s collaborative efforts this 2016 session, localities can now have additional money for...
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April 20, 2016

Martin’s official doesn’t expect closures

The future of competing stores once the merger of Martin's Food Stores is complete should be secure, said a high-ranking...
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April 20, 2016

Southside Heritage Days hosted by historic inn

Historic Fork Inn on Route 460 was once again open to the public this year for the annual Southside Virginia...
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April 13, 2016

Honoring General A. P. Hill

Meredith Baker Apr. 3 A. P. Hill For seventeen years, a growing crowd has gathered at noon on April 2nd...
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