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School Board votes for $14,800,000 in capital requests

The King George School Board last week voted unanimously to forward a capital projects request to th...

Wertz and Ball recipients of Water Conservation District Award for Millbank Farm

Wertz and Ball recipients of Water Conservation District Award for Millbank Farm

Tri-County/City Soil and Water Conservation District selected Millbank Farm owned by Gail Williams W...

County proposes tax increases on real estate and personal property

Increase geared to pay for law enforcement and fire safety positions

The King George Board of Supervi...

Traffic Pattern Changes at NSF Dahlgren

Traffic Pattern Changes at NSF Dahlgren

Notice received from Jeron Hayes, Public Affairs Officer, Naval Support Activity South Potomac:

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School Board considering $15,000,000 in capital requests

The King George School Board discussed a proposed capital projects list as recommended by Superinten...

Shopping in KG to be improved by addition of new stores

Realtors developing the King George Gateway shopping area in Dahlgren have announced that six new re...

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Project FAITH’s lawyer proposes meeting with KG county attorney

Nearly a month after sending a July 1 letter requesting details about Project FAITH’s plans for proceeding with its HELP center project, King George last week finally received a preliminary response, of sorts.

The letter, received by fax on July 22 at the King George’s county administrator’s office, was addressed to county attorney Eric Gregory.

Read more: Project FAITH’s lawyer proposes meeting with KG county attorney

Thompson praised and thanked for her service

Nicole Thompson was praised and thanked for her four years of service to King George as its director of economic development by the Board of Supervisors, and offered best wishes for her continued professional and personal success in her upcoming move to Colorado.

Read more: Thompson praised and thanked for her service

Questions linger after HELP Center forum

Nearly two weeks after Project FAITH held what was labeled an open community forum on July 11, more questions still linger about the proposed project.  

It was a curious forum, with no questions allowed from the audience, though, there were questions submitted in writing and pre-screened during the forum.

In fact, slides displayed during the meeting posed a set of questions and also displayed answers.

Read more: Questions linger after HELP Center forum

Supervisors authorize county attorney to take action on HELP Center

If building footers not poured by Aug. 1

The King George Board of Supervisors took action last week to authorize the county attorney to start a time clock on Aug. 1 for potential reversion of the 5.53 acres of donated land back from Project FAITH, should footers not be poured for the proposed HELP Center’s four buildings.

Read more: Supervisors authorize county attorney to take action on HELP Center

King George Board authorizes county attorney to take action re Project FAITH, if HELP Center footers not poured by Aug. 1

The King George Board of Supervisors took action this week to authorize the county attorney to start a potential time clock on Aug. 1 for reversion of the 5.53 acres of donated land back from Project FAITH, should footers not be poured for the proposed HELP Center’s four buildings.

Read more: King George Board authorizes county attorney to take action re Project FAITH, if HELP Center...

Board extends option to purchase 343 acres adjacent to Industrial Park

The King George Board of Supervisors recently authorized Travis Quesenberry, county administrator, to execute an extension to an option agreement for the county to purchase 343 acres in the Sealston area of the county for $10 million, based on a price of $29,149 per acre.

Read more: Board extends option to purchase 343 acres adjacent to Industrial Park

Board hears more complaints about access to broadband service

The King George Wireless Authority heard from a couple of new residents asking for assistance in obtaining high speed broadband Internet service at their residence at a reasonable cost.

The comments were made at last week’s meeting during public comment time on June 25 by Rusty Huyck

Read more: Board hears more complaints about access to broadband service

HELP Center report falls flat

Support for project waning

Project FAITH executive director Froncé Wardlaw appeared last week at a meeting of the King George Board of Supervisors to report on a controversial proposed HELP Center project slated to be built on 5.5 acres of land provided free by the county in May 2012. That’s if she can get all footings poured by Aug. 1, as

Read more: HELP Center report falls flat

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