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Basketball tournament

 

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. 

 

King George resident dies in Westmoreland County crash

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.
 

 

Suffering sophomore remains at home

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

Read more: Suffering sophomore remains at home

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown!

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.

KG Substitute teacher charged with carnal knowledge of a child

According to King George Sheriff Steve Dempsey, Deaunta Jerrell Campbell, age 22,was arrested on Feb. 14, 2011 for one count of carnal knowledge of a child.
Campbell was a substitute teacher with the King George School system at the time of the offense. The victim was a student.
The defendant has made certain admissions regarding his conduct.
If anyone has any additional information regarding this case, including additional victims, the Sheriff's Departments ask that they contact Detective Karen Richards at 540-775- 2049.
The school officials have been informed throughout this investigation and have been very supportive.
Campbell is being held without bond.

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