- Last Updated on Saturday, 02 April 2011 18:19
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The King George YMCA held its annual Healthy Kids Day event Saturday. In addition to providing activities for kids and their families and health information, the event included the ribbon cutting for the new playground at the Y. The goal is to get kids and their families to be active. And they were. As soon as the ribbon was cut kids dash for the playground and put it to good use.
While the kids were outside, the Potomac Elementary School African Drum Ensemble was performing in the gym. Giva Conner, PES music teacher, said the group is made up of 6th graders. Their instruments were provided by the school PTA.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 23:49
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The 2nd Annual KG County Basketball Tournament and Spaghetti dinner was held this evening at King George High School at 5 p.m. Teams from King George High School, Middle School, Elementary School, Potomac Elementary School and the school board office participated.
Here School Board Chairman Renee Parker and KGHS Cliff Conway go after the ball when the School Board office team took on the KGHS team.
- Last Updated on Thursday, 24 February 2011 20:59
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Westmoreland County – A woman is dead following a single vehicle crash in Westmoreland County that took place Wednesday morning, February 23, 2011. At 4:18 a.m., Virginia State Police Trooper J. L. Barrack was called to the scene on Route 3, Kings Highway, east of Route 634, Meadow Lane.
A 2001 Infiniti was traveling eastbound on Route 3, when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, Molly K. Nogrady, 20, died at the scene. It remains under investigation whether Nogrady was wearing her safety belt.
The Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office assisted during the investigation.
Deceased Driver: Molly K. Nogrady, 20, 6000 block of 6th Street King George, Va.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 February 2011 00:00
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Editor’s note: Few articles have ever incited the King George community as much as last week’s Journal article telling the story of the sophomore at King George High School who was jumped in the cafeteria and suffered three fractures to his jaw. Based on public comments published on the Journal’s website, the community seems divided, with each side calling for some sort of punishment to be meted out to either school personnel, School Board members, or this reporter. Under the guise of an anonymous posting, it is easy to throw caution to the wind and rail against the perceived wrong-doers.
What is more difficult is to openly and honestly address an issue that is now before the community and to ask the hard
- Last Updated on Sunday, 20 February 2011 23:08
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Ray Celeste Tanner as Lucy, DJ Flickinger as Charlie Brown
The King George High School Theatre Department performed "You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown", February 16-19. Proceeds from the Wednesday night performance benefited agencies which work with the homeless and others requiring assistance as part of the departments "Helping Hands Project". Monies were also be collected at all other performances for those wishing to help. Additionally, the program collected canned food, packaged crackers and snacks, socks, and personal hygiene items such as toothpaste, deodorant, toothbrushes, etc. at each performance.
The core agencies benefiting from the funds raised this year will be Micah Ecumenical Ministries, The Hope House, The Thurman Brisben Shelter all in Fredericksburg and The Haven in Warsaw.
Photo by Teri Priebe.