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King George Industrial Park under consideration for established Virginia business

Authorization to proceed with appraisal of a lot in the King George Industrial Park was provided on ...

King George Ruritan Club honors county veterans

The King George Ruritan Club’s annual Veterans Day program proudly recognized five King George...

South Korean minister of national defense tours directed energy facilities at Dahlgren base

U.S. Navy scientists and engineers briefed a delegation of defense officials from the Republic of Ko...

King George School Board honors its longest-serving bus drivers

Four senior school bus drivers for King George County Public Schools were honored for their excellen...

Complaints over dirt bike noise at Cleydael, again

Complaints over noise caused by dirt bike events adjacent to Cleydael subdivision in King George hav...

State update on gas and oil drilling regulatory process

The King George Board of Supervisors heard a report from Michael Skiffington, Policy and Planning Ma...

 

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BREAKING NEWS for James Monroe District election for School Board.



Terence (T.C.) Collins has announced he is running as a write in candidate in this year’s election for the James Monroe District school board position.

T.C. is a Virginia State Trooper. His wife Jennifer is an Assistant Principal at KGHS and he has a daughter who is a senior at KGHS.

From T.C.: "My platform is simple and straightforward:

Read more: BREAKING NEWS for James Monroe District election for School Board.



Zombies like the Y too!

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In their annual Zombie Run, over 50 runners ran through the grounds and woods to escape being “captured” by some King George Zombies. Over 50 runners ran for their lives in the 2013 event.

Read more: Zombies like the Y too!

Terra Products LLC moving forward EDA to hold hearing next month on bond issuance for new business

Claude Shaffer, president of Terra Products LLC, is moving forward with establishment of his new company in King George at Dogue. The company plans to produce about 12 varieties of sand and gravel products in 40-50 pound bags to be sold at garden centers and home improvement stores, along with some small concrete products, including ‘pavers.’

Read more: Terra Products LLC moving forward EDA to hold hearing next month on bond issuance for new business

Don’t forget to vote: Election Day is next week, Nov. 5

Absentee voting available now for Nov. 5 election

Don’t forget to vote next week on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The Governorship and three local offices are up for grabs. On Election Day the polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
This is an off-year election, which traditionally has low voter turnout for some very important statewide offices, in addition to contested local offices in some King George election districts. Candidates are listed below.

Read more: Don’t forget to vote: Election Day is next week, Nov. 5

Ruth Herrink remembered by county leaders

Ruth Herrink was remembered by King George leaders last week.

Condolences were expressed by several members of the King George Board of Supervisors at their meeting last week on Oct. 15, three days after the death of The Journal’s editor and publisher who died Saturday, Oct. 12 at the age of 87.

Read more: Ruth Herrink remembered by county leaders

Supervisors nix trees from Dominion Power at Ralph Bunche

The Board of Supervisors last week agreed to nix an offer from Dominion Power to plant trees in front of the historic Ralph Bunche high school property.  

The discussion took place at last week’s meeting on Oct. 15, sparked by an agenda item that brought Tim Smith, county director of Parks & Recreation, to the podium to talk about the landscaping offer from Dominion Power.

Read more: Supervisors nix trees from Dominion Power at Ralph Bunche

King George Fall Festival Queens

Kathryn Strauss (right) was crowned 2013 Fall Festival Queen. Clara Brabo (left) was crowned the 2013 Teen Fall Festival Queen.  

Read more: King George Fall Festival Queens

Gusmann, Dempsey lead fight against domestic violence in county

Despite the fact that Congress enacted the Violence Against Women Act 20 years ago, the fight against domestic violence continues. In the United States, one woman in four, and one man in seven will be the victim of domestic violence in their lifetime.

Read more: Gusmann, Dempsey lead fight against domestic violence in county

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