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Beat heat with taste of Christmas

Beat heat with taste of Christmas

Farmers market to host event with Santa, Ms. Claus
King George Farmers Market will hold its second an...

Judges’ verdict:  New courthouse needed in KG

Judges’ verdict: New courthouse needed in KG

Two judges came to a verdict last week in King George and pronounced the need for a new courthouse i...

Regional officials gather to discuss health care facility options

The need for a freestanding emergency room in King George was outlined and stressed at a regional me...

CORRECTION

In the June 29 edition, the name of the person accused of embezzling money from Project Faith was in...

STEM camp winds kids up

STEM camp winds kids up

King George Elementary School hosted the nationally recognized Camp Invention again this year, focus...

Pending fracking rules to tighten for N. Neck

King George County attorney Eric Gregory provided a brief update to the county Board of Supervisors ...

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Benson wants 2-year plan to hike teacher pay

Superintendent says change will keep division competitive

The King George School Board’s budget development timeline likely will be kicked off by a joint meeting with the county’s Board of Supervisors at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at Potomac Elementary School.
That date was selected by the school board at its Jan. 12 meeting and was to be considered by supervisors at their Jan. 20 meeting.

Read more: Benson wants 2-year plan to hike teacher pay

Cops: Woman stabs would-be robber in chest

A King George woman is recovering from wounds she received when a 28-year-old man broke into her mobile home and assaulted her, according to the King George County Sheriff’s Department.

Read more: Cops: Woman stabs would-be robber in chest

Group helps feed local kids in need

Whoever said there’s no such thing as a free lunch never met the “Summer Lunch Bunch.” The volunteer organization is dedicated to meeting the nutritional needs of King George children during the summer break by providing a free lunch to kids who might otherwise go hungry.
This past summer, about 250 children were provided free lunches twice per week.

Read more: Group helps feed local kids in need

Vandals, thieves strike at Historyland

Historyland Memorial Park was the site this past weekend of a robbery of numerous bronze vases from headstones, police said.
The theft of more than 200 vases is believed to have occurred sometime between late Saturday and Monday morning at the cemetery on U.S. 301 in King George.

Read more: Vandals, thieves strike at Historyland

Saying goodbye to Howard’s

Howard’s Bakery & Restaurant in King George has been busier than ever in its lead-up to its closing at the end of the month.

Read more: Saying goodbye to Howard’s

Project Faith claim denied by county

A claim by Project Faith Inc. for $300,000 against the county unanimously was denied Dec. 16 by the King George Board of Supervisors.  
An attorney for the group said at an Oct. 21 board meeting  the county owes the group $300,000 so it can pay invoices it incurred from its architect for a building never constructed but intended to go on land donated by the county.

Read more: Project Faith claim denied by county

A Holly Jolly time was had by all

The annual Holly Jolly Market brought friends and neighbors out to shop locally for unique Christmas gifts, farm produce and baked goods, while throwing in some  holiday camaraderie for free.  

Read more: A Holly Jolly time was had by all

Ho-Ho-Holiday fun for all

The King George County Historical Society hosted its first annual Christmas Festival Dec. 7 outside the courthouse.

Read more: Ho-Ho-Holiday fun for all

 

 

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