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Beat heat with taste of Christmas

Beat heat with taste of Christmas

Farmers market to host event with Santa, Ms. Claus
King George Farmers Market will hold its second an...

Judges’ verdict:  New courthouse needed in KG

Judges’ verdict: New courthouse needed in KG

Two judges came to a verdict last week in King George and pronounced the need for a new courthouse i...

Regional officials gather to discuss health care facility options

The need for a freestanding emergency room in King George was outlined and stressed at a regional me...

CORRECTION

In the June 29 edition, the name of the person accused of embezzling money from Project Faith was in...

STEM camp winds kids up

STEM camp winds kids up

King George Elementary School hosted the nationally recognized Camp Invention again this year, focus...

Pending fracking rules to tighten for N. Neck

King George County attorney Eric Gregory provided a brief update to the county Board of Supervisors ...

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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

Fracking issues to get airing in King George

Residents in King George clearly expect fracking issues to be at the forefront of public discussion during 2014.

Resident Mary Trout commented on the topic during the Dec. 17 meeting of the Board of Supervisors, which spawned remarks from several elected officials, all expressing concerns.

Read more: Fracking issues to get airing in King George

Two men arrested for robbery of tobacco store

A prompt response by the King George Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of two Washington, DC men after they are alleged to have robbed the Last Chance Tobacco store in Dahlgren last week.

The armed robbery occurred at 6:39 p.m. on Dec. 23, at the small store located at 4963 James Madison Parkway (U.S. 301). An old model green Jeep Cherokee pulled into the store’s parking lot, and a man armed with a handgun got out of the vehicle and entered the store.

Read more: Two men arrested for robbery of tobacco store

 

 

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