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Notice received from Jeron Hayes, Public Affairs Officer, Naval Support Activity South Potomac:

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School Board considering $15,000,000 in capital requests

The King George School Board discussed a proposed capital projects list as recommended by Superinten...

Shopping in KG to be improved by addition of new stores

Realtors developing the King George Gateway shopping area in Dahlgren have announced that six new re...

Equalized real estate tax rate will be increased by three cents

KING GEORGE NARROWING ESTIMATED BUDGET GAP

The King George Board of Supervisors will continue its b...

DECA at KGHS makes it count in Virginia Beach for State Leadership Conference

DECA at KGHS makes it count in Virginia Beach for State Leadership Conference

56 DECA members – 8 Chaperones – 1 DECA Advisor – 3 DECA Alumni College Interns – 40 Medals – 8 Trop...

Blind KG musician dies in trailer fire

A popular blind King George musician died in a Saturday fire at his trailer home on Pumpkin Neck Roa...

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Local Eye Dr Helping School Children with Vision Problems

A Virginia eye doctor, who saw the impact of helping underprivileged children get eye exams and glasses when he helped provide 5,000 pairs of glasses to people in Peru, will be examining children in King George County schools beginning this month and providing free glasses to those who cannot afford them.

Read more: Local Eye Dr Helping School Children with Vision Problems

Landfill pick-for-pay is popular

Waste Management District Manager Tom Cue has asked the King George Board of Supervisors to consider eliminating the quarterly tonnage cap for trash taken at the county landfill, but keeping the annual tonnage cap.

Read more: Landfill pick-for-pay is popular

Fracking issue highlighted

Fracking for natural gas and oil is on the agenda of this week’s King George Board of Supervisors meeting on Feb. 4, (following our press time) with presentations expected from three representatives from the Virginia  Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME), including a state geologist.

Read more: Fracking issue highlighted

Project Lego Mindstorm provides vision for future engineers at KGMS

The future of engineering is filled with possibilities! Thinking outside the box and taking the Lego building blocks a step farther, from a routine activity of play into the world of robotics, are the King George Middle School students of science teacher Patrick Simmons’ 7th grade science class.

Read more: Project Lego Mindstorm provides vision for future engineers at KGMS

Carlos Bell arrested in Dahlgren shooting

A shooting at the Heritage Court townhouse complex in Dahlgren has resulted in the arrest of a 25-year-old King George man. Carlos M. Bell is being held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail on charges of using a firearm in the commission of a felony and malicious wounding.

Bell surrendered to King George Sheriff’s officers without incident Wednesday, Jan. 15, after another man, who lived three doors from Bell, was shot. Officers who responded to the call found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.

Read more: Carlos Bell arrested in Dahlgren shooting

Three important VDOT projects slated for 2014-15

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The King George Board of Supervisors are being updated this week on three important transportation improvement projects slated to be undertaken within the county by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) over the next couple of years.

Read more: Three important VDOT projects slated for 2014-15

King George Elementary recognized by Va. as a Distinguished Title I school

King George Elementary School was recognized by the state last week as one of 57 Title I schools honored for raising the academic achievement of its economically disadvantaged students over the last two years.

Read more: King George Elementary recognized by Va. as a Distinguished Title I school

2013 Accomplishments & Activities – King George

It is a tradition for the King George Board of Supervisors to look back at what county departments worked on over the year.

During the board’s final meeting of the year on Dec. 17, Board of Supervisors chairman, Dale Sisson, read numerous items from a list of accomplishments and activities of the county departments over the course of 2013.

Read more: 2013 Accomplishments & Activities – King George

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