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

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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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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