- Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 13:24
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On Aug. 28 over 50 volunteers took their shopping buddies to Walmart to shop for two fall outfits in preparation for the start of school. The children also received a backpack filled with new school supplies. The shopping trip was part of the YMCA Bright Beginnings program. The YMCA thanks its sponsors - Walmart, Foote Title Group, and Dr. Wendy Moore Dentistry.
- Last Updated on Monday, 09 September 2013 13:27
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Bethany Dempsey and Lauren White laid to rest
Community turns out to pay respects
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Logan White, 10 lives with his father James J. White (Jay) in King George. His sister, the late Lauren Allie White also resided with her father. The information was reported incorrectly in a story in the Sep. 4, 2013 edition of the Journal.
Marty van Duyne
News Net News
Spotsylvania — An estimated 1,400 people gathered at Spotswood Baptist Church to pay their respects to King George Sheriff Steve Dempsey’s family Friday night.
The sheriff’s daughter and grand daughter, Bethany Dawn Dempsey, 37 and Lauren Allie White, 14, respectively were killed in a car crash in Millersville, Md. on Aug. 27.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 11:16
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(*Note: The Journal has obtained public documents cited in this matter as a result of numerous sequential requests of county officials and they have been properly provided in accordance with state law under provisions of the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.)
Project FAITH has provided a response to a July 1 letter from King George county attorney Eric Gregory that requested details about Project FAITH’s plans for proceeding with its HELP center project. But no actual financial details or project timeline was provided.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 August 2013 18:30
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King George Supervisors last week received a planned report from Sheriff Steve Dempsey, who talked about 34 noise complaints received since a revised noise ordinance was adopted on June 4. Here’s a review of the current noise ordinance to provide context for review of the facts presented from Dempsey’s report.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 05:29
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King George is in receipt of six bids for renovations of an existing building and various site improvements at a county-owned property on US 301 that was known as the “auto auction property.”
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 09:51
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HELP Center deadline passes without start of construction
Project FAITH received a Notice of Default from King George last Friday.
The Aug. 2 letter was sent by King George county attorney Eric Gregory to put Project FAITH on notice that it failed to comply with the terms of the Deed of Gift and the Performance agreement, as amended, regarding commencement of construction of a proposed HELP Center.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 00:40
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Robert Ray Crouch — sentenced to five years in prison, fined $35,000 and ordered to pay more than $84,000 in restitution for defrauding customers of the former Meadow-Brooke Memorial Gardens cemetery in King George — has filed a notice of appeal and is seeking to overturn his convictions.