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On Saturday, June 18, The Prince George County High School Class of 2022 graduates were able to celebrate their achievements together as a class for the first time since 2019 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. There were over 400 students to graduate. (PGCPS PHOTO)

On 06/14/2022, the Prince George County Police responded to the 6300 block of Courthouse Road for a larceny. On 06/13/2022 at approximately 10:15 a.m., the suspect shown here stole a bag of money from behind the counter of said address. The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a blu…

Between the dates of 06/03/2022 and 06/11/2022, an unknown person(s) entered the victim’s yard at the 1900 block of Fine Street and took a black in color 2021 Arising 12’ enclosed trailer. Inside the trailer was the victims 1999 Harley Davidson FXDWG motorcycle.

The Prince George County Police Department held its annual Torch Run on Thursday, June 9. The torch run is a fundraising campaign by law enforcement agencies to benefit their local Special Olympics Program. The PGCPD began their run 9a.m. starting at the Tractor Supply at Wagner Way and ende…

Toddler Fun & Fitness Class, a program for pre-school children ages 2-4 registration has begun. The class will be held Tuesday and Thursday mornings OR evenings at Walton Elementary School Gym (4101 Courthouse Rd., Prince George, Va. 23875) from 10:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M. OR 5:30 P.M. – 6:0…

The Colonial Heights Police Department is asking for the public’s help in solving a crime involving a stolen car on Wednesday, May 25. Police said officers responded to the 2400 block of Boulevard in Colonial Heights in reference to a stolen vehicle. The victim’s purse – containing their cre…

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Prince George, VA- Fatal Police Chase with shooting on River Rd & Temple. Hopewell Police Department is involved in pursuit from Hopewell. Subject shot at police and gunfire was exchanged. One suspect DOA (Temple Ave between Oaklawn and Puddledock closed both directions for extended time)

Seniors from Dinwiddie County High School joined County leaders today at the Robert and Betty Ragsdale Community Center for Government Day. Twice each year (Spring and Fall), high school seniors enrolled in a Government course find themselves immersed in an activity where they are the decisi…

Mrs. Shawn Holt, a physical education teacher at William A. Walton Elementary School has been selected as Prince George County Public Schools’ 2022 Teacher of the Year. The Teacher of the Year honor recognizes the educators whose efforts help support the instructional and socioemotional need…

Dinwiddie County Board of Supervisors, Chairman Harrison Moody presented the Dinwiddie County Chairman's Award at 3rd Annual Breakthrough Car Show held on Hart Farm at Pamplin Historical Park.

United Way’s 2022 Kindergarten Countdown Camp with Dinwiddie County Public Schools in partnership with the United Way of Greater Richmond and Petersburg will be offering its summer camp from July 11 – July 28 2022, 8 a.m to noon. Kindergarten Countdown Camp is a free summer learning program …

Prince George County Public Schools, J.E.J. Moore Family welcomes Mr. Nicholas Ligatti as the school's new principal for the upcoming school year. Joining the Moore team, sharing a first name with Mr. Ligatti, Mr. Nicholas Balducci will serve as the campus' assistant principal alongside curr…

Last month, PGCPS celebrated military students and families during April's Month of the Military Child. Ms. Chaundra Taswell, Fort Lee School Liaison Officer, as recognized for helping foster a strong relationship between PGCPS, the military base, and our community!

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Students in Virginia planned to walk out of classrooms on Monday, May 9, to defend reproductive rights after last week's revelation that the U.S. Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v. Wade. The statewide walkout was organized by Generation Ratify Virginia. The group stated that 45 schools …

Jason Loehr, Southside Electric Cooperative’s vice president of finance and corporate services, was announced Monday as the Cooperative’s new chief executive officer. His selection follows an extensive, nine-month nationwide search that drew more than 130 candidates.

Prince George High School student-athletes celebrated the next step in their educational journey during a special commitment ceremony surrounded by friends and family on Wednesday, April 25. Nearly a dozen graduating Royals signed their commitment letters to specific colleges and universitie…

Virginia State University will be offering FREE summer STEM enrichment for middle school student July 5th – 29th in-person on the VSU campus at Lockett Hall. This program will take place over the course of a one 4-week session from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

In a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, April 22, VSU introduced the Alfred W. Harris Academic Commons building, named for a founder of the university, a building that will provide “transformational academic experiences,” the university said.

Stephanie Watson, owner of Sassy & Sweet Photo Co. grew up in King William County, VA and now lives in the beautiful county of Prince George, VA. “I began this business in 2017 however, with kids, things were put on the back burner for a period. Then, in Fall of 2021 I jumped all in now …

A man was found shot to death inside a car at the Marathon gas station parking lot on South Crater Road overnight on Sunday, April 24, in Petersburg. This incident marks the fourth shooting within four days in the city. Petersburg Police Deputy Chief Emmanuel Chambliss says, he’s not sure wh…

Mrs. Dorothy Patterson has been awarded the 2022 PCPS Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Patterson is a kindergarten teacher at Walnut Hill Elementary School.