- Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 09:33
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Local organizations step up to fill Thanksgiving meal void left by Social Services
There were two large-scale efforts in King George in the last week to help those in need receive a traditional Thanksgiving meal.
After the King George Social Services Department said it would be unable to provide its traditional Thanksgiving basket program, county residents stepped up to help some of the 500-plus families who would not receive a basket.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 09:30
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The King George Planning Commission tentatively agreed last week to send a report to the county Board of Supervisors advising deletion of all existing provisions referencing exploratory drilling for oil and/or natural gas in the county ordinance.
Deletion of those references would have the effect of prohibiting fracking.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 15:45
- Published on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 15:36
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More than 600 attend; event ‘a great success’
More than 600 people participated Nov. 8 in the 2nd Annual King George Family Fun Day at the King George Community Center.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 10:19
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The chilly weather and slight drizzle didn’t deter the droves of attendees at the Nov. 1 Caledon Art & Wine Festival. They enjoyed sampling wines and barbecue and other specialty foods, as well as seeing what the area’s finest artisans had to offer.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 11:44
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This past Saturday, Oct. 25, was National Make a Difference Day, a day when volunteers from across the nation devote time to helping others.
It also was a day for Kenley Gill to shine.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 10:32
- Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 11:41
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Attorney says group will give land back for that amount
Project Faith Inc., wants $300,000, or “any reasonable settlement offer,” from the King George Board of Supervisors to give the county back a parcel of land donated in mid-2012.
That’s according to attorney Peter Basanti, who represented Project Faith at an Oct. 21 meeting with the county’s supervisors.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:35
- Published on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:33
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Call it the great debt debate.
No one disputes King George has about $91.3 million in capital debt; the question is whether that’s a problem or not.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:29
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The Hanover-with-Brunswick Episcopal Parish celebrated its 300th anniversary with a celebration Oct. 18 at Belle Grove Plantation on the Rappahannock River in King George and an open house of the nearby Emmanuel Church.
The parishioners, area residents and tourists from as far away as Maryland were given guided tours of Emmanuel Church, which was constructed in 1859, and then enjoyed a wine tasting and concert at Belle Grove.