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Supervisors send concerns to state panel

The King George Board of Supervisors agreed Aug. 5 a resolution be changed so it can be sent to a re...

3 KG residents charged in beaten baby case

In April during a family visit, Leslie Nay noticed her little grandson was covered with bruises.
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Supervisors to develop instructions regarding fracking regs

The Board of Supervisors is slated to discuss county zoning ordinances in regard to fracking.
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CIP requests to be reviewed by King George Supervisors

The King George Board of Supervisors plans to review the Planning Commission’s rankings for this yea...

KG Board updates Tech Advisory committee

The King George Board of Supervisors added another member to a planned Technology Advisory committee...

Fracking resolution nixed

Board to request state fracking legislation  requiring environmental review prior to explorator...

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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.

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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.

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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

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County’s Business Appreciation event May 15 – Save the date

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County businesses will be celebrated this spring at an appr-eciation night sponsored by the Board of Supervisors and the county Economic Development Authority (EDA). The event will take place on Wednesday, May 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hopyard Farm subdivision clubhouse.

Read more: County’s Business Appreciation event May 15 – Save the date

Five percent water and sewer rate increase proposed

Current rate structure to be maintained

The King George Service Authority held several budget work sessions in February and March, with tentative agreement on a proposed budget and a 5 percent rate hike proposed to take effect with the July billing.  

Read more: Five percent water and sewer rate increase proposed

Supervisors propose one percent raises across the board

Including constitutional employees & registrar
The King George Board of Supervisors held a final of four budget sessions this week on Monday, March 25, and had consensus to provide one percent pay increases across the board to county employees, including those who are under the Constitutional officers and all those in the Registrar’s office.

Read more: Supervisors propose one percent raises across the board

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