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King George supervisors to review fracking regs before public hearing

The King George Board of Supervisors is expected on July 21 to review its proposed ordinance amendme...

Utility rate increase effective immediately

The King George Service Authority voted to raise rates and fees by 8 percent at last week’s me...

School budget reflects higher enrollment

The King George Board of Supervisors amended the 2014-15 school board budget to reflect increased re...

School bus efficiency study to begin for public school division

King George school division Superintendent Rob Benson plans to hire a consultant to perform a studen...

King George celebrates Independence Day at “Patriotic Polooza”

King George celebrates Independence Day at “Patriotic Polooza”

Ten-year-old Nathan Moody had good laugh as he was pitched off the mechanical bull at Saturday&rsquo...

Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting


New business owners Greg and Terie Perez flank Jim Howard (center), chairman of the King George Boar...

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Farmer’s Market offers local bounty

Sunny skies and a bountiful harvest were the watchwords last Saturday at the King George Farmer’s Market.  Residents from around the Northern Neck showed up to buy locally grown, fresh produce.

Area growers offer a cornucopia of vegetables ranging from sweet corn to crunchy cucumbers to fresh string beans

Photo by Phyllis Cook

County celebrates new business openings

New business owners Hazel Harris (left) and son, Raymond Brooks Jr., (right) flank King George Supervisor Cedell Brooks Jr. and Linwood Thomas, the county’s director of economic development, moments after a July 10 ribbon cutting to celebrate the joint grand opening their two new businesses, LeZah’s Boutique & Consignment and BDB’s Barbershop. The new businesses are located at 12302 James Madison Pkwy.

Photo by Phyllis Cook

King George supervisors to review fracking regs before public hearing

The King George Board of Supervisors is expected on July 21 to review its proposed ordinance amendments for drilling, along with some new language for the county’s Comprehensive Plan pertaining to fracking.
Jack Green, Director of Community Development, said he would provide a review of fracking amendments and ask supervisors to set a date for a public hearing.

Read more: King George supervisors to review fracking regs before public hearing

King George celebrates Independence Day at “Patriotic Polooza”

Ten-year-old Nathan Moody had good laugh as he was pitched off the mechanical bull at Saturday’s “Patriotic Palooza” held at King George High School.

Read more: King George celebrates Independence Day at “Patriotic Polooza”

Ribbon cutting


New business owners Greg and Terie Perez flank Jim Howard (center), chairman of the King George Board of Supervisors, all holding the ceremonial giant scissors for a ribbon-cutting on June 19 to celebrate the opening the new business, Potomac Kitchen & Bath Designs, a whole-home remodeling contractor specializing in custom kitchen and bath cabinet designs and installation.

Read more: Ribbon cutting

Area residents make a splash for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

On Thursday, June 18, tens of thousands of kids at more than 900 locations around the globe splashedand flutter-kicked their way through a sixth consecutive Guinness World Record™ to help combat childhood drowning by participating in The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™.

Read more: Area residents make a splash for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

CMC property sale set for purchase next week

The closing on the purchase of a 30-acre parcel by Commercial Metals Company is scheduled for June 29.
Eric Gregory, King George County’s attorney, provided the latest timeline on the project to the Economic Development Authority on June 11. He reconfirmed the closing date late last week.

Read more: CMC property sale set for purchase next week

KG students make magic with 3D printer

King George High School drafting students decided the first use for their latest piece of equipment would be to accessorize Principal Cliff Conway’s favorite school colors outfit by dressing it up with a matching bow tie to go with his ‘wild’ slacks.

Read more: KG students make magic with 3D printer

 

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