• News for Community

    Sunday, July 22, 2018
    A Danish County in VirginiaGeorge. What a typically English name, right? Well, his name was actually Jørgen, and he was actually a Dane born in Copenhagen in 1653. A Dane, as in a norseman, or viking. You’ve seen Vikings on the History Channel, right? Prince Jørgen, or George in English, of Denmark lent his monikar to our fair County. In 1702, Prince George County was partitioned from Charles City ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Tourism
    Friday, June 15, 2018
    Come out for the 5th Annual Get Your Butts to Broadway on Saturday, June 30th from 5-9pm! This annual amateur pork butt competition will take place along E Broadway Avenue between Route 10 and Hopewell Street! Admission is free, but tasting tickets are $15 and include a sampling of each competitor's BBQ as well as a ballot to vote for the People's Choice Award! Voting for the People's Choice will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Tourism
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    Hoppin’ Happenings in Hopewell.http://hopewellva.gov/special-events/ This event is for all ages! Don’t miss the largest egg hunt in Hopewell! This event will feature a variety of activities including egg hunts, egg toss, group games, petting zoo, hay maze, crafts, face painting, inflatable obstacle course, and visits with the Easter Bunny! Concessions will be available for purchase. Egg hunts ...read more
    Categories: Community, Tourism
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce will hold its 98th Annual Mixer on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at The Barns of Kanak, 5503 Ruffin Rd., in Prince George County.  This large regional networking event, introduced by signature sponsor Southside Regional Medical Center, will feature a program by Jason Roop, former long-time editor of Style Weekly Magazine and current Principal of the PR and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Tourism, Chamber, Press Release