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Potomac Elementary School volunteer Annie Cupka recognized as Virginia PTA Volunteer of the Year

Potomac Elementary School volunteer Annie Cupka recognized as Virginia PTA Volunteer of the Year

The King George County School Board honored Potomac Elementary parent and substitute teacher An...

King George planners propose to add ‘solar farm’ in Industrial zoning district uses

The King George County Planning Commission is recommending the Board of Supervisors amend the c...

Vietnam War Commemoration event celebrates Retired Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught

Vietnam War Commemoration event celebrates Retired Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught

Retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Wilma L. Vaught captivated an audience of 75 people on...

King George Chairwoman Ruby Brabo selected as one of 25 women nationally for Women in Government honors

King George Chairwoman Ruby Brabo selected as one of 25 women nationally for Women in Government honors

King George County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Ruby Brabo is one of 25 women selected for a...

Kinsale Museum holds Gilligan's Island fundraiser

Kinsale Museum holds Gilligan's Island fundraiser

Who could have predicted when the Kinsale Foundation was launched back in 1977 that its twin mission...

King George pharmacy robbery goes to grand jury

A preliminary hearing was held in King George General District Court last week for a King George man...

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making friends with Sparky the Fire Dog

The students of Peace Christian Preschool recently visited King George Fire and Rescue where they learned about fire safety, saw a firefighter in full gear, toured the trucks and met Sparkie, the Fire Dog.  Pictured is the Tuesday/Thursday class along with Sparky.  Peace is currently enrolling for Fall 2013 classes.


Photo submitted by Connie Tanner

King George County Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services continues to improve

- Public, volunteer, and staff safety is the top priority -

King George Department of Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services continues to improve the services that it provides to the citizens and businesses of King George County.  The Department is implementing recommended best practices and procedures, based upon the Report of Findings and Recommendations: King George County Fire & EMS Study, conducted by the Virginia Fire Services Board and issued in November 2011, to provide for the public safety, and the safety of its volunteers and staff.  

Read more: King George County Fire, Rescue & Emergency Services continues to improve

Pickleball mania at the King George

The first rule of pickleball is that it has nothing to do with pickles. But its funny name hasn’t stopped it from becoming one of the fastest growing sports in America and now at the King George Family YMCA.

Pickleball is a combination of tennis, Ping-Pong and badminton. Players use oversize Ping-Pong paddles to hit the wiffle-like ball over the net

Read more: Pickleball mania at the King George

Benson cuts budget draft request by over $500,000

Superintendent Rob Benson this week proposed some cuts to the current working draft budget request of $36,963,780 for 2013-14, resulting in a decrease of over half a million dollars.  

That took place at a meeting on Monday, Feb. 11.

Read more: Benson cuts budget draft request by over $500,000

Project FAITH requests extension on performance contract for proposed HELP Center

King George Supervisors are expected to approve an extension requested by Froncé Wardlaw on behalf of Project FAITH’s proposed HELP Center at an upcoming meeting.

At last week’s meeting on Feb. 5, Cedell Brooks, Ruby Brabo and John LoBuglio stated they were in favor of granting the extension, with Dale Sisson and Joe Grzeika saying they had reservations. That was the same

Read more: Project FAITH requests extension on performance contract for proposed HELP Center

“My Part in the Dream”

Ms. Conway’s second grade class at Potomac Elementary School was recognized at the Martin Luther King Jr.  Celebration on Jan. 21 at King George Middle School.  The students wrote an essay entitled “My Part in the Dream - What Can I Do to Improve My Community.”  Makayla Scott won first place and Brooke Breneman won second place for the county.


Submitted by Katina Conway

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

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