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Prince George County  Government News
Prince George County, VA                                                August 10, 2018

 

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Fri., Aug. 10 - "Movie In The Park" featuring A Wrinkle In Time, sponsored by the Prince George Parks and Recreation Department, will be shown at Scott Memorial Park, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George, at 8:15pm. Bring your chairs or blankets. The concession stand will be open. Please, no outside food or drink allowed.

Sat., Aug. 11 - Prince George Farmers' Market at Scott Park, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George, from 8:00am - 12:00pm.

Sat., Aug. 11 - "Caturday", $25 cat/kitten adoptions every Saturday until August 25th at the Prince George Animal Services Center, 8391 County Drive, Disputanta. Center open 10:00am - 1:00pm on Saturdays.

Aug., 11 - A funeral service will be held for the Chaplain of the Prince George Police Department, Pastor Robert W. Livesay, III, at Oakland Baptist Church, 12601 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, at 11:00am. The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2018, at Oakland Baptist Church.

Sun., Aug. 12 - 12th Anniversary Celebration! At Swaders Sports Park, featuring specials, games, prizes, a DJ and more, located at 4725 Whitehill Boulevard, Prince George, from 1:00pm - 6:00pm.

Mon., Aug. 13 - Prince George Social Services Advisory Board will meet in the Social Services Office, 2nd Floor, 6450 Administration Drive, at 9:00am.

Mon., Aug. 13 - A funeral service will be held for Mr. Herbert F. Scott, Jr., charter member of the Prince George Volunteer Fire Department, Company 1, at Gregory Memorial Presbyterian Church, 6300 Courthouse Road, Prince George, at 1:00pm. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home.

Mon., Aug. 13 - 16th Annual Drug Court Graduation Ceremony will be held in the Prince George Circuit Court, 6601 Courts Drive, beginning at 3:30pm.

Mon., Aug. 13 - Prince George County School Board will meet in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the County’s Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 6:30pm.

Tues., Aug. 14 – The Prince George County Board of Supervisors will meet in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, at 7:00pm.

Thurs., Aug. 16 - "Rural Broadband Roundtable" presented by The Virginia Rural Center (invitation only), will be held at the Prince George Center Wellness Center, 11033 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, from 9:00am - 11:00am.

Thurs., Aug. 16 - "Mobile McEachin", a public opportunity to meet with staff of Congressman Donald McEachin's office, will be held in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the Prince George Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, from 12:00pm - 2:00pm.

Thurs., Aug. 16 - ARWA and SCWWA Board of Directors Meeting will be held at the ARWA Office, 21300 Chesdin Road, South Chesterfield, beginning at 2:00pm.

Thurs., Aug. 16 - 2018 Farmers' Cookout, sponsored by the James River Soil and Water Conservation District, will be held at Scott Park Pavilion, 6380 Scott Memorial Park Road, Prince George, at 5:30pm.

Thurs., Aug. 16 - Prince George Fire/EMS Advisory Board Work Session will be held in the 3rd Floor Board Room of the County’s Administration Building, 6602 Courts Drive, beginning at 7:00pm.

Fri., Aug. 17 - "Bring Your Child or Grandchild to Work Day" in Prince George County Government Offices, 8:30am - 5:00pm.

Fri., Aug. 17 - "Health Care Heroes Celebration", honoring National Community Health Center Week, will be held at the Hopewell/Prince George Community Health Center, 4260 Crossings Boulevard, North Prince George, from 1:00pm - 4:00pm.

 

Prince George Community Reflects On Passing Of Pastor Robert Livesay

Longtime Pastor Robert Livesay of Oakland Baptist Church and also chaplain for the Police Department, passed away August 7. Visitation will be tonight from 4-8 and a Memorial Service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. Both will be held at Oakland Baptist Church. Obit. Blog.

 

Important Things to Know

•             Sixteenth National Night Out in Prince George County another big success story. Details.

•             Master Gardeners announce winners from Tomato Contest. Details.

•             McDonald's at The Crossings offers new dining experience. Details.

•             Driver killed after losing control on I-95. Details.

•             County Administrator Blogs. Details.

•             Regional employment opportunities. Details.

•             Great Tornado that swept through the Tri-Cities remembered 25 years later. Details.

•             Two Prince George County students among the scholarship winners at 6th Annual ITAC Manufacturing Tech Summer Camp. Details.

•             Commissioner of the Revenue's Office has issued 10 new business licenses since July 20.

•             Longtime community advocate Herbert Fleming Scott passed away; was founding member of the Prince George Volunteer Fire Department. Obit.

•             Barns of Kanak and surrounding farm land sell for nearly $1.65 million.

•             Traffic stop on Oaklawn Boulevard this morning leads to felony arrest for possession of illegal substances.

•             Prince George High School Sports Calendar August 13-18. Details.

•             Mysterious disease affecting dogs in Virginia. Details.

•             Large amount of rainfall this summer has affected crops, according to Prince George Cooperative Extension officials.

 

Quote of the Week

 "He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still."

~Lao Tzu

 

Percy C. Ashcraft, County Administrator | Prince George County, VA | (804) 722-8600

Fax (804) 732-3604 | pashcraft@princegeorgecountyva.gov | www.princegeorgecountyva.gov