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KG division hoping for a 2nd $100K school grant

Funding would go for school security equipment for Sealston and King George Elementary

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School Board adopts revised budget reflecting state funding decrease

The King George School Board last week on June 30 amended its 2014-15 budget amounts and categorical...

New voter ID law now in effect

As of July 1, Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of photo identification...

Case moves forward in KG double shooting and murder

A joint preliminary hearing in King George Circuit Court last week resulted in charges of murder, at...

S&P upgrades King George’s financial ratings to ‘AA+’

The King George Board of Supervisors got good news last week from Travis Quesenberry, county adminis...

County Landfill gets VEEP Award

County Landfill gets VEEP Award

At a small ceremony Monday, June 23, Thomas Cue of Waste Management and his managerial staff receive...

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IMPROVEMENTS SINCE PREVIOUS ISO SURVEY

The Journal asked King George Fire & Rescue Chief David Moody what’s changed since the last ISO survey was conducted in 2002 that provided improvement in the county’s classifications for fire department supply and protection.

This is what he told us:

Read more: IMPROVEMENTS SINCE PREVIOUS ISO SURVEY

Taking a break

Builder Tommy Burrell, Sr. (left), T. C. (Terry) Collins and Westbrooke Homes’ Allen West take a break for lunch in the cafeteria at King George High School Saturday afternoon at the King George Home & Craft Show. Lori Deem of The Journal (standing) talks to Julia Snow (right).

The Ruritans served hot dogs, barbecue, spaghetti and meatloaf with mashed potatoes. All good! See more photos from the show in our special Home Show Review section here.

2014 King George Home & Craft Show Review

2014 King George Home & Craft Show Review

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Public forum for Joint Land Use Study

MARCH 25 AT UMW-DAHLGREN

On March 25, King George County will host its first public forum on a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) underway for the communities around the Naval Support Facility Dahlgren.

Read more: Public forum for Joint Land Use Study

Runners on the Dahlgren Railroad Heritage Trail brave the cold

For the fifth time, runners gathered at the Bloomsbury Road trail head for the half-marathon on the DRHT. A record 144 runners completed the course, which ran a little over six and a half miles down the trail, and then back.

Read more: Runners on the Dahlgren Railroad Heritage Trail brave the cold

King George recognized on state’s Advanced Placement Honor Roll

Governor McAuliffe cites Virginia as 3rd in nation on AP tests
The King George school division was recognized by the College Board last week as being one of only six public school divisions in Virginia that made the College Board’s 2014 AP Honor Roll for raising achievement on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations while increasing access to the courses.

Read more: King George recognized on state’s Advanced Placement Honor Roll

More briefs filed in KG legal action against Project Faith

Lawyers for both sides filed legal briefs during January in the action initiated by King George last October against Project Faith to get it to return, or alternatively, allow a 5.53-acre parcel of land, to revert to the county’s ownership.

Read more: More briefs filed in KG legal action against Project Faith

Warner visits KG

Senator Mark Warner visited King George Sunday to speak to a group of business leaders at Belle Grove.

Read more: Warner visits KG

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