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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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KG Sheriff’s Office seeking suspects in armed robbery

The King George County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two men who robbed The Last Chance Tobacco Store in Dahlgren of several thousand dollars in cash and cigarettes last week.  The suspects fled the scene in a white or silver Chevrolet Spark.

According to a clerk at the store, who asked not to be identified, two males entered the small store at 4863 James

Madison Parkway at 8:45 p.m. on May 7.  One man talked to the female clerk who was on duty acting as if he was 20130515kg3interested in buying cigarettes while the other went around the end of the counter and then brandished a knife.
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“The one with the knife held his finger to his lips, told the clerk to be quiet and get on the floor,” said another clerk.  With the clerk out of the way, the pair emptied the cash register and took multiple cartons of cigarettes from the store. Then, they fled east toward the Harry Nice Bridge. 

“They displayed a knife and then took a large amount of cigarettes, cash and the keys to the store,” said King George Sheriff Steve Dempsey.  The sheriff’s office is circulating photos of the pair taken by the tobacco store’s in-house cameras.

“They are armed and dangerous,” Dempsey said.  “If anyone has any information about this incident or these suspects, it would be helpful if they would call Detective Drew Massey at 540-775-4188.”  Detective Massey can also be emailed at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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