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Man dies in standoff with KG deputies

A King George deputy sheriff shot and killed a man Saturday night after the man a approached officer...

King George man sentenced to 21 years for Dahlgren shooting

A 26-year-old King George man received a sentence of 21 years and three months in King George County...

YMCA’s Bright Beginnings helps kids start school year right

YMCA’s Bright Beginnings helps kids start school year right

The King George YMCA held its annual Bright Beginnings event last week to help dozens of deserving k...

King George AM Bus Routes - 2015-2016

King George AM Bus Routes - 2015-2016

KG holds 5th Annual National Night Out

KG holds 5th Annual National Night Out

The King George Sheriff’s department hosted its fifth annual ‘Night Out’ against c...

VDOE seeking input from parents on school performance ‘report cards’

The Virginia Department of Education is asking parents and other members of the public what changes ...

 

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Grzeika unanimously elected Board chairman

The King George Board of Supervisors elected Joe Grzeika as chairman for 2014 on a unanimous vote at last week’s meeting on Jan. 7. Grzeika took over the gavel from Dale Sisson, At-Large rep, who was chairman last year for 2013.

Read more: Grzeika unanimously elected Board chairman

Request for golf cart use in Potomac Landing

The Potomac Landing subdivision is proceeding with its intention to make a formal request to be allowed the legal use of golf carts on streets in the subdivision.

The King George Board of Supervisors is expected this week to authorize the county to proceed with the application for use of golf carts on certain public roads in Potomac Landing subdivision, sections 1 & 2. The Potomac Landing Property Owners Association’s intention was signaled by its presentation at a meeting last month on Nov. 6.

Read more: Request for golf cart use in Potomac Landing

Supervisors to review state laws, regs and ordinances on fracking

The King George Board of Supervisors has directed County Attorney Eric Gregory to prepare a report for the board on the status of state laws, regulations and county ordinances in regard to fracking. Fracking, short for hydraulic fracturing, is a process whereby chemicals and water are forced deep into the ground to fracture the shale rock strata to release natural gas.

Read more: Supervisors to review state laws, regs and ordinances on fracking

County real property reassessment update

The King George Board of Supervisors received a brief update on the ongoing property reassessment process. The reassessment is for taxation purposes and will be completed by the end of this year, to go into effect Jan. 1, 2014. King George has a reassessment performed every four years.

Read more: County real property reassessment update

Judges ask for security personnel at the Courthouse

The King George Board of Supervisors has been requested by the judges and other officers of the court to provide the staffing necessary to operate the equipment for a new single entry point by members of the public into the county Courthouse.

Read more: Judges ask for security personnel at the Courthouse

Board gets School safety committee recommendtions

The King George Board of Supervisors was provided a document containing recommendations and comments from members of a school safety collaborative committee that had been formally set up last February. The committee had held one meeting in early March, followed by email communications to capture the security ideas generated for each of the schools.

Read more: Board gets School safety committee recommendtions

Board selects proposed capital projects

CIP TO BE FINALIZED LATER THIS MONTH

The King George Board of Supervisors last week discussed capital projects proposed for the county’s 2014-18 five-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP), with particular attention to those proposed to be funded in the current fiscal year.  

Read more: Board selects proposed capital projects

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

 

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