- Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 05:46
- Published on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 05:46
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Fairview Beach well and water tank projects, and Dahlgren WWTP upgrade going forward
The King George Service Authority board last week approved an updated 2014-18 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) totaling $6,612,500 over the next five years as a planning guide for upgrades to the water and waste water facilities for the current year and future years.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 13:42
- Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 13:39
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Senator Tim Kaine, meeting with officials of the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren last week, said the U.S. must deal with Syria now that President Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons on his own people.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 11:34
- Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 13:30
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School Board wants ability to terminate
The King George School Board last week reviewed a draft lease for Hunter Field and the gym at old King George Elementary School (OKGES), which is being referred to in the proposed document as the “Quonset Hut,” which is the type of construction of the gym building.
- 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
- Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2013 10:19
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Bethany Dempsey and Lauren White laid to rest
Community turns out to pay respects
Marty van Duyne/News Net News
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
- Published on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 03:26
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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
- Published 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.”