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New voter ID law now in effect

As of July 1, Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of photo identification...

Case moves forward in KG double shooting and murder

A joint preliminary hearing in King George Circuit Court last week resulted in charges of murder, at...

S&P upgrades King George’s financial ratings to ‘AA+’

The King George Board of Supervisors got good news last week from Travis Quesenberry, county adminis...

County Landfill gets VEEP Award

County Landfill gets VEEP Award

At a small ceremony Monday, June 23, Thomas Cue of Waste Management and his managerial staff receive...

Some School meal prices set to rise

The King George School Board approved a few small increases earlier this month for some meals and as...

School Board adjusts budget to retain 2-percent raises across the board

This week the King George School Board made adjustments to its 2014-15 budget to go forward with 2-p...

 Last week when the July 9, 2014 Journal was sent to be printed, the printer's press broke and we had problems with the printed version of the 7-9-14 paper.

However, the press was fixed, and our July 16, 2014 editions are out as usual.

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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

Board adopts new noise ordinance

King George Supervisors last week on June 4 unanimously adopted a revised draft noise ordinance following a second public hearing with some new amendments.

The new ordinance was developed by county attorney Eric Gregory with lots of input from the Board of

Read more: Board adopts new noise ordinance

Board hears more on proposal to expand landfill

Waste Management District Manager Tom Cue provided information to King George Supervisors at last week’s meeting on June 4, indicating what the visual effect would be of a proposed vertical expansion of the landfill by allowing it to go 100 feet higher.

Read more: Board hears more on proposal to expand landfill

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