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King George Sheriff's Office Arrests

April 10:
Kimberly Dawn Johnson, 37, of King George was charged with assault and battery and violatio...

KGES spies a wolf at school

KGES spies a wolf at school

A touring opera made its final stop at King George Elementary School Friday afternoon, marking the e...

Water, sewer rates proposed to increase by seven percent

Rise will fund salary increases to help keep competitive
The King George Service Authority is conside...

Nationally recognized STEM summer program coming to KGES June 6 to 10

King George Elementary School will again host Camp Invention this June.
It’s a nationally reco...

King George approves $43,000 for feasibility study for wastewater treatment plant

The King George Board of Supervisors authorized a purchase order in the amount of $43,000 for Draper...

Public comments split over tax increases at KG hearing

The King George County Board of Supervisors heard from 25 residents on April 5 regarding the 2016-17...

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Burial of Boston Bombing Suspect in Muslim Cemetery in Caroline County

BOWLING GREEN – The County Administrator’s Office learned this morning through media reports that the deceased Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has apparently been buried in a Muslim cemetery on Sadie Lane in Caroline County.
 
“Caroline County was not consulted or given any input into the decision-making process for determining a burial site for this individual. We had no advanced notice of the decision and unfortunately learned of the selection of a burial site through the media” said County Administrator Charles M. Culley, Jr. “We would much prefer to be associated with positive news reports from the national media, but unfortunately had no say in the matter.”
 
The Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, Mr. Floyd Thomas and the Sheriff of Caroline County, will be holding a press conference in front of the Old Caroline County Courthouse at 3 p.m., Friday May 10.

Security concerns lead to Courthouse renovation

An extensive renovation now underway at the King George Courthouse is expected to be completed soon. Officials believe it will solve many, but not all, of the security concerns that have worried county law enforcement officers for the past two decades.

“This is an important security upgrade,” said King George Circuit Court Clerk Vic Mason. “But there is more to

Read more: Security concerns lead to Courthouse renovation

“Little Feet Meet” for fitness program

County schools, in partnership with Special Olympics, last Friday held its “Little Feet Meet” at Hunter Field.
That was a culminating event for the division’s youngest students to celebrate the finish of their weekly fitness class, which was initiated earlier this school year.

Read more: “Little Feet Meet” for fitness program

Faddis Concrete Products looking to expand in Industrial Park

Faddis Concrete Products looking to expand in Industrial Park

Faddis Concrete Products is planning to expand its operations located in the King George Industrial Park. That’s the news from last week’s meeting of the King George Economic Development Authority (EDA) on May 2.

The plan to enlarge operations by Faddis was disclosed following a closed session by the EDA to discuss

Read more: Faddis Concrete Products looking to expand in Industrial Park

Teacher of the Year

School Board chairman John Davis and Superintendent Rob Benson presented the King George County Schools Teacher of the Year Award to Kathleen Howard.  Kathleen is a math resource specialist at Potomac Elementary School.

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King George Republican Party endorses Rich Lorey for Monroe Supervisor

KING GEORGE, VA – April 30th, 2012 – The King George Republican Party recently voted at its last scheduled meeting to endorse Rich Lorey for the Monroe District Board of Supervisors seat in keeping with the local parties’ fresh resolve to “do more with less.”

Read more: King George Republican Party endorses Rich Lorey for Monroe Supervisor

King George adopts $65,000,000 budget, including $35.6 M for schools

The King George Board of Supervisors adopted its previously-proposed 2013-14 budget with no fanfare at a short special meeting last week on April 23. All members were present, and the vote was unanimous.

Read more: King George adopts $65,000,000 budget, including $35.6 M for schools

Sheriff’s Office warns residents about vehicle break-ins

The King George County Sheriff’s Office has warned county residents to remember to lock their vehicles and remove all valuables from them when they park them at night. The warning comes after a rash of thefts from cars parked in the Presidential Lakes Subdivision across from the Post Office on Route 3.

Read more: Sheriff’s Office warns residents about vehicle break-ins

 

 

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