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Defensive driving on tap at KGHS

Defensive driving on tap at KGHS

Why wear a seat belt when you are driving?  Because you are four times more likely to die in a traff...

Commission nixes draft fracking regs

The King George Planning Commission voted to recommend that the board of supervisors not approve pro...

Service Authority to discuss water and sewer rate increases

King George Service Authority will discuss specifics on proposed rate increases during special budge...

Ward, Blazer teaching vital skills to KG High School Junior Builders

Ward, Blazer teaching vital skills to KG High School Junior Builders

Charles Ward and Ray Blazer are changing futures of King George High School students by teaching the...

Planning Commission to consider draft fracking regulations at public hearing

The King George Planning Commission will hold public hearings next week on proposed ordinance amendm...

King George budget approved, real estate tax rate to rise

The King George Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a $70 million budget for 2015-16 that ...

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Learn more about fracking

Informational meetings scheduled - Dec. 11 in Bowling Green and Dec. 12 in Montross

There are two upcoming public informational meetings scheduled in this region on the topic of hydraulic fracturing – fracking – in December.

Fracking is a process whereby chemicals and water are forced deep into the ground to fracture the shale rock strata to release natural gas so it can be collected by drillers.

Read more: Learn more about fracking

Volunteers work to Stop Hunger Now

The annual community event got off to a slow start this year, but momentum picked up as the packaging event on Sunday, Nov. 24 progressed.

Having only raised $3300 this year to purchase food stuffs for the meal packages, the event was over half the size of the 2012 event, and took half as long to finish. Over 75 people of all ages filled half of the gym at the King George Family YMCA as the small plastic bags were filled, weighed, sealed and boxed.

 

Read more: Volunteers work to Stop Hunger Now

50-mile meal enjoyed by King George officials

The King George County Board of Supervisors sponsored and enjoyed a locally-produced meal with Virginia Cooperative Extension & Tri-County/City Soil and Water Conservation District reps organized by Mike Broaddus, Agricultural and Natural Resources Agent for King George and Caroline counties.

Read more: 50-mile meal enjoyed by King George officials

KG Man held without bond in Spotsylvania Mall bomb threat

A 22-year-old King George man is being held without bond in the Rappahannock Regional Jail charged with making a threat to detonate a bomb in the Spotsylvania Towne Centre Mall last August.

Read more: KG Man held without bond in Spotsylvania Mall bomb threat

Property reassessment update Board of Equalization members named

Blue Ridge Mass Appraisal is in the process of meeting with landowners who wish to discuss their new assessments, with notices mailed out on Nov. 1. Blue Ridge will now be taking appointments through Monday, Nov. 18.

Read more: Property reassessment update Board of Equalization members named

Appreciating our Military

The UDC King George Chapter 1616 held a Military Appreciation Night Nov. 8 at the University of Mary Washington Dahlgren Campus. Veterans from World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom were recognized.

Read more: Appreciating our Military

Connells enter pleas on embezzlement from Hopyard sports teams

A King George couple has entered separate pleas on charges of embezzling funds from Hopyard Farms sports teams. April Connell, 39, entered an Alford Plea - or a plea of no-contest - to a charge of felony embezzlement involving the Hopyard Farms swim team.  

Read more: Connells enter pleas on embezzlement from Hopyard sports teams

Project FAITH files for dismissal of county’s suit

Project FAITH is asking that King George County’s legal complaint against the development company be dismissed.

The reason for King George County’s complaint filed last month was to get back a 5.53-acre parcel of land it gave away in 2012.

Read more: Project FAITH files for dismissal of county’s suit

 

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