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Service Authority proposes $5 million budget for 2015-16

Rate increases to be explored next week on April 14

The King George Service Authority will consider...

School Board okays $35.1 million capital budget request

The King George School Board has approved a $35.1 million capital projects request sought by
School ...

Supervisors ponder 2-cent tax rate increase

The King George Board of Supervisors may be preparing to debate its previously stated opposition to ...

April hearing date set for court hearing between county, Project Faith

King George County secured another court date in the ongoing breach of contract dispute with Project...

James Madison - King George native son, Founding Father

James Madison - King George native son, Founding Father

History buffs and area residents recently gathered at Belle Grove Plantation on the banks of the Rap...

Supervisors endorse 2015-16 budget with no tax increase

The Board of Supervisors directed County Administrator Travis Quesenberry to proceed with developmen...

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King George volunteer firefighters angry about terminations

These days Chief David Moody is between a rock and a hard place. The rock is county and state officials demanding tougher standards and more accountability for volunteers serving the King George Fire and Rescue Department. The hard place is the determination and anger of more than a dozen hard-working volunteers who have been dismissed in spite of serving the county for decades.

Read more: King George volunteer firefighters angry about terminations

VDOT clarifies plans for flashing signal at Dahlgren Road intersection

The Board of Supervisors received clarification it had requested on a proposal by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to add flashing beacons at or near the Owens intersection on Dahlgren Road (Route 206) as part of the planned project to add turn lanes.

Read more: VDOT clarifies plans for flashing signal at Dahlgren Road intersection

Landfill expansion to be explored

Pick-for-Pay program to begin March 1  

Waste Management District Manager Tom Cue announced to King George Supervisors at their Jan. 15 meeting that he was beginning to look into the potential for expansion of the landfill, saying it could add years to the life of the landfill and keep landfill revenue rolling into the county longer.  

Read more: Landfill expansion to be explored

Bald Eagle saved by committed trio of wild animal rescuers

Bald Eagle #12-2554 is actually a pretty lucky fellow. When he came crashing down into the yard of a King George home along U.S. 301 on Nov. 11, it could have been a life ending experience. Almost half of the bald eagles who are injured in this manner do not survive.

Read more: Bald Eagle saved by committed trio of wild animal rescuers

New website coming to county promote economic development

Agreement for construction of gas line one step closer
This week the King George Board of Supervisors will get a preview of a new website soon to be launched to promote economic development for the county.

County Director of Economic Development Nicole Thompson is slated to provide an overview at this week’s meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 15 (following our press time).

Read more: New website coming to county promote economic development

Davis elected School Board’s 2013 chairman

John Davis was elected as chairman of the King George School Board for 2013.

The short organizational meeting where the action took place was last week on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Kristin Tolliver was voted vice chairman, with both elected unanimously.

Read more: Davis elected School Board’s 2013 chairman

Ralph Bunche committee homework due next week

The members of the Ralph Bunche advisory committee, established by the Board of Supervisors last August 2012, each have a homework assignment due at next week’s monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 7.

Read more: Ralph Bunche committee homework due next week

VDOT’s promises on Dahlgren Road/Owens improvements

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reiterated some of its numerous promises made by the agency last month regarding changes it plans to make to the Dahlgren Road (Route 206) intersection at Owens Road (Route 624) and Windsor Drive (Route 218).

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