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Election Day: Do you know who’s on your ballot for local offices?

Correction: We did not mean to leave Renee Parker out of the list of candidates for the James Madison district. The information was in the story originally submitted by Phyllis Cook but it did not appear in the final version. It was an error in production, not an oversight by Phyllis Cook. We apologize to Renee Parker for the error. 

There’s an election next Tuesday, Nov. 8.
You’ve seen the signs along the roads. We’ve published candidate profiles.
Now candidates for local offices in King George are in the midst of the final week of campaigning prior to the election set for Nov. 8.
But do you know who is running in your election district? See below to verify candidates you will see on your ballot for local offices in King George along with any current news affecting their candidacies.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CANDIDATES
~ JAMES MADISON     Incumbent Joseph W. Grzeika is running for reelection. This week Grzeika received two important endorsements. U.S. Congressman Rob Wittman, representing the 1st Congressional District threw his support behind Grzeika. In addition, Virginia Senator Richard Stuart endorsed Grzeika over his opponent, saying, “Joe is a proven leader who does his homework and always provides a factual representation of the issue, he is one of the folks I rely on for local issues and I am pleased to endorse him.”
Grzeika also announced this week that he and his spouse, Anita, have a new grandson, Harrison, born last week. The latest birth brings Grzeika’s grandchildren to five.
S. Renee Parker is challenging Grzeika for the seat. Parker is finishing up a single term on the county School Board.

Read more: Election Day: Do you know who’s on your ballot for local offices?

Supervisor candidates file latest campaign finance reports

Rhoten’s filings are inconsistent

The latest financial filing for candidates in next week’s election on Nov. 8 was due this week on Monday, Oct. 31. This week’s financial report was to provide details from candidates on their spending and contribution activity for the period of Oct. 1-26.

RHOTEN FINED

Robert Rhoten handed in his late filing for the previous reporting period that was due on Oct. 17, with it signed and post-dated as Oct. 18. He also paid his late filing fine of $100.

His completed filing for that previous reporting period has some interesting notations, including a new expenditure of

Read more: Supervisor candidates file latest campaign finance reports

From STEM comes the future tree of knowledge

 

STEM.
The acronym equates to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and from STEM is the hope of a future tree of knowledge for the greater Fredericksburg area high schools.
 
King George High School will be among that hoped-for orchard of STEM schools, and should have an advantage of drawing from a pool of science and technological talent from the Naval Support Facility Dahlgren.   As well, the new  distance learning facility of the University of Mary Washington and associated colleges and universities

Read more: From STEM comes the future tree of knowledge

Candidates report campaign funds

Rhoten missed Oct. 17 filing deadline

The latest financial filing for candidates in the Nov. 8 election was due this week on Monday, Oct. 17. Of the five candidates running for a seat on the King George Board of Supervisors, Robert Rhoten missed the filing deadline for the period beginning Sept. 1 and ending Sept. 30 for contributions, expenditures and loans.

Read more: Candidates report campaign funds

Downpour of Biblical proportion takes out roads, strands motorists in King George, Westmoreland

 

Strands motorists in King George, Westmoreland

 

 

 

 

 

Inspecting the damage where the bridge on Rt. 205 at Rosier Creek has been washed away.

 

Erosion at Colonial Beach after the deluge.

 

Law enforcement stopped traffic on Route 3 near the Westmoreland/King George county line.

Torrential rainfall over the past week took out two main road arteries connecting King George County to Westmoreland County as portions of both State Rt. 3 and Rt. 205  (Ridge

Read more: Downpour of Biblical proportion takes out roads, strands motorists in King George, Westmoreland

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