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Poor weather can’t dampen event’s spirit

Poor weather can’t dampen event’s spirit

The gray sky set the perfect contrast to the bright fall colors of the 56th annual King George ...

2014 King George Fall Festival-Parade!

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2014 King George Fall Festival- Queen Winners!

2014 King George Fall Festival- Queen Winners!

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Committee eyes county Internet expansion

Members of a new King George technology advisory committee will have their first meeting at 6 p.m. O...

Fall Festival ‘keep’n it country’

Fall Festival ‘keep’n it country’

The King George Fall Festival will celebrate its 56th year with the theme “Keep’n It Country.” The e...

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County begins real estate reassessment

Real estate reassessment by Blue Ridge Mass Appraisals of Staunton is getting underway in King George and will run through most of 2013.

King George is on a four-year reassessment cycle for property values, which means that when assessments are completed, they will go into effect Jan. 1, 2014. The Code of Virginia requires each locality to periodically perform a general reassessment to determine each property’s fair market value and its equalization in value to similar

Read more: County begins real estate reassessment

KG School division and county experiencing separate internet issues

The website of the King George school division got caught in a cyber attack beginning late last week, with third-party hackers believed to be clogging the web address resulting in a ‘denial of service’ (DoS).

Read more: KG School division and county experiencing separate internet issues

The snow queen at santaland

The Snow Queen, aka the Fall Festival Queen, read to the children at Santaland Saturday morning. This is the 17th year the Woman’s Club of King George has organized this event which give kids a chance to visit with Santa and select gifts for their family members that are both very nice and very inexpensive. Visitors to Santaland were lined up outside the doors of the former Post Office building on Route 3 to enjoy crafts and purchase some goodies at the bake sale.

Ralph Bunche committee to host representatives from state

A Ralph Bunche advisory committee established by the King George Board of Supervisors will host representatives from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources at its meeting next week.

Read more: Ralph Bunche committee to host representatives from state

VDOT’s latest design requires less land

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Traffic light likely to be added later
The latest design for the Owens intersection on Dahlgren Road (Route 206) would acquire significantly fewer properties than originally planned, down from 24 parcels to needing six parcels for right-of-way.

Read more: VDOT’s latest design requires less land

Operation Sharehouse helps Stop Hunger Now

Set-up for Operation Sharehouse began at noon on Sunday, Nov. 18 at the King George Family YMCA. The first shift of volunteers from partner, NSWC Federal Credit Union unloaded tables from the trailer, courtesy of KG Builders Association, and set them up in half of the basketball court of the gym.

Read more: Operation Sharehouse helps Stop Hunger Now

VDOT to reveal latest design for Dahlgren Road/Owens intersection next week

Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) latest design plan for widening sections of Dahlgren Road (Route 206) at the Owens intersection with Windsor Drive (Route 218) and Owens Road (Route 624) is expected to be on display at next week’s work session meeting of  the King George Board of Supervisors.
At least a couple of supervisors have seen recent versions of the changing design. Those include At-Large Supervisor Dale Sisson and Dahlgren Supervisor Ruby Brabo.

Read more: VDOT to reveal latest design for Dahlgren Road/Owens intersection next week

No Fourth of July fireworks next summer, 2013

Dahlgren cancels event
 
Fireworks have been cancelled in King George for Fourth of July, 2013.

As in 2008 through 2010, residents will again have to go out of the county if they wish to view a fireworks display during their 2013 Fourth of July celebrations.

The Board of Supervisors reluctantly made the decision at a meeting last week on Nov. 6.

Read more: No Fourth of July fireworks next summer, 2013

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