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Tension between supervisors, school board in the past

There was a time when the King George Board of Supervisors and King George School Board didn’t get a...

County wants new rules for oil, gas drilling

The King George board of supervisors  wants the planning commission to review the county’s ordi...

King George meeting smoothes budget fight

The King George Board of Supervisors and the School Board had a productive meeting last week to disc...

2 KG County men killed in crash

Two King George men – an uncle and his nephew -- were killed Aug. 22 when the van they were driving ...

Supervisors set to talk money, fracking Thursday

The King George Board of Supervisors has a jam-packed special meeting this week, including talks wit...

McAuliffe to dedicate new campsite

McAuliffe to dedicate new campsite

Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be in King George at 9 a.m. Aug. 22 to dedicate a new ‘canoe-in’ campgroun...

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Scouts launch

Cub Scout Pack 191 held a rocket launch Saturday, April 13, at Larry Carr’s farm.  The boys each made a rocket from kits donated by Mr. Pete Adams, and Pete provided the motors and launch pads at the event.  Each scout was able to launch his rocket twice.  


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KG Sheriff’s Office seeking suspects in armed robbery

The King George County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two men who robbed The Last Chance Tobacco Store in Dahlgren of several thousand dollars in cash and cigarettes last week.  The suspects fled the scene in a white or silver Chevrolet Spark.

According to a clerk at the store, who asked not to be identified, two males entered the small store at 4863 James

Read more: KG Sheriff’s Office seeking suspects in armed robbery

Pickleball has KG YMCA members jumping for joy

It’s ping pong on steroids, with the benefits of physical fitness, and an addictive fun aspect. Welcome to the world of Pickleball, the newest recreational sensation for youths to seniors that will have your body feeling vibrant and rejuvenated.

Read more: Pickleball has KG YMCA members jumping for joy

PAVING WORK TO CLOSE ROUTE 301 INTERSECTION

All traffic will be stopped for a 30-minute period tomorrow in King George near Naval Support Facility at Dahlgren
 
The intersection of Route 301 and Route 614 (Owens Drive) in King George County will be closed to all traffic tomorrow for a 30-minute period to allow freshly applied asphalt to dry. 
 
Traffic will be stopped at the intersection during midday. The specific time will be announced tomorrow, a minimum of 30 minutes in advance of the closure.
 
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and its contractor, Superior Paving, are milling and paving southbound Route 301 this month between the Harry W. Nice Bridge and a point just south of Route 206.
 
Motorists will encounter delays on southbound Route 301 in King George tomorrow and Thursday between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. for paving. A single lane of southbound 301 will be closed.

Burial of Boston Bombing Suspect in Muslim Cemetery in Caroline County

BOWLING GREEN – The County Administrator’s Office learned this morning through media reports that the deceased Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has apparently been buried in a Muslim cemetery on Sadie Lane in Caroline County.
 
“Caroline County was not consulted or given any input into the decision-making process for determining a burial site for this individual. We had no advanced notice of the decision and unfortunately learned of the selection of a burial site through the media” said County Administrator Charles M. Culley, Jr. “We would much prefer to be associated with positive news reports from the national media, but unfortunately had no say in the matter.”
 
The Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Mr. Floyd Thomas and the Sheriff of Caroline County, will be holding a press conference in front of the Old Caroline County Courthouse at 3 p.m., Friday May 10.

Security concerns lead to Courthouse renovation

An extensive renovation now underway at the King George Courthouse is expected to be completed soon. Officials believe it will solve many, but not all, of the security concerns that have worried county law enforcement officers for the past two decades.

“This is an important security upgrade,” said King George Circuit Court Clerk Vic Mason. “But there is more to

Read more: Security concerns lead to Courthouse renovation

“Little Feet Meet” for fitness program

County schools, in partnership with Special Olympics, last Friday held its “Little Feet Meet” at Hunter Field.
That was a culminating event for the division’s youngest students to celebrate the finish of their weekly fitness class, which was initiated earlier this school year.

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Faddis Concrete Products looking to expand in Industrial Park

Faddis Concrete Products looking to expand in Industrial Park

Faddis Concrete Products is planning to expand its operations located in the King George Industrial Park. That’s the news from last week’s meeting of the King George Economic Development Authority (EDA) on May 2.

The plan to enlarge operations by Faddis was disclosed following a closed session by the EDA to discuss

Read more: Faddis Concrete Products looking to expand in Industrial Park

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