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KG Service Authority ended year with sizeable surplus

The King George Service Authority’s most recent financial report last month indicated it would end t...

KG division hoping for a 2nd $100K school grant

Funding would go for school security equipment for Sealston and King George Elementary

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School Board adopts revised budget reflecting state funding decrease

The King George School Board last week on June 30 amended its 2014-15 budget amounts and categorical...

New voter ID law now in effect

As of July 1, Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of photo identification...

Case moves forward in KG double shooting and murder

A joint preliminary hearing in King George Circuit Court last week resulted in charges of murder, at...

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King George Republican Party endorses Rich Lorey for Monroe Supervisor

KING GEORGE, VA – April 30th, 2012 – The King George Republican Party recently voted at its last scheduled meeting to endorse Rich Lorey for the Monroe District Board of Supervisors seat in keeping with the local parties’ fresh resolve to “do more with less.”

Read more: King George Republican Party endorses Rich Lorey for Monroe Supervisor

King George adopts $65,000,000 budget, including $35.6 M for schools

The King George Board of Supervisors adopted its previously-proposed 2013-14 budget with no fanfare at a short special meeting last week on April 23. All members were present, and the vote was unanimous.

Read more: King George adopts $65,000,000 budget, including $35.6 M for schools

Sheriff’s Office warns residents about vehicle break-ins

The King George County Sheriff’s Office has warned county residents to remember to lock their vehicles and remove all valuables from them when they park them at night. The warning comes after a rash of thefts from cars parked in the Presidential Lakes Subdivision across from the Post Office on Route 3.

Read more: Sheriff’s Office warns residents about vehicle break-ins

Tritt finishes the Boston Marathon

On April 15, Michele Tritt accomplished her dream of a lifetime.  In spite of the bombing tragedy that will forever be embedded in the memories of Americans, the King George native, and current Kailua, HI, resident finished the 117th running of the Boston Marathon in three hours, 39 minutes, and 13 seconds—40 minutes before the bombing incident took place. Her personal goal was to finish the race with a time of 3:40.  

Read more: Tritt finishes the Boston Marathon

Terra Products seeks special exception for a new business near Dogue

Terra Products LLC is seeking a special exception permit from King George to enable it to establish its concrete product business in a vacant building and invest $6 million to produce aggregate products with projected annual sales of $40 million.

Read more: Terra Products seeks special exception for a new business near Dogue

Canine Officers and their dogs speak a different language

Canine officers Patrick Weston and Gary Craig and their police dogs, Titan and Kilo, are helping lead the fight against crime in King George County. But the two deputy sheriffs and their crime busting K-9 companions speak a different language.

Read more: Canine Officers and their dogs speak a different language

King George woman who left children for a week receives jail sentence

Editor's Note: Kim Taylor, who some readers may know as the nice lady who sells candles at the King George Home & Craft Show, is not the mother referred to in the article. Kim is her first name, and not a nickname.

Kimberly Taylor, who didn’t return home for a week after she left her children and went to a party at Lake of the Woods, has entered a plea of guilty to one count of felony child endangerment.  Judge J. Martin Bass sentenced her to five years in prison, but suspended all but nine months.

Read more: King George woman who left children for a week receives jail sentence

DECA at KGHS recognizes state winners

DECA at King George High School (KGHS) showed off their marketing expertise – Thriving and Diving Deeper for DECA Gold at the State Leadership Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia earlier this month, March 1-3.  Fifty King George High School DECA Chapter members competed in 31 difference event areas. These outstanding students received the

Read more: DECA at KGHS recognizes state winners

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