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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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Sealston cell tower approved

A 195-foot cell tower approved last week for the Sealston area in western King George is expected to increase reliable phone service and provide better data transmission and streaming capability on smartphones and other devices.

Read more: Sealston cell tower approved

County developing a new vision for itself

For the average citizen, observing economic development in King George is like watching a duck glide across the surface of Machodoc Creek.

Read more: County developing a new vision for itself

Rain can’t dampen fun for AARP

The 2014 annual AARP Chapter 3195 picnic was moved inside the American Legion Post 89 Building this year because of rain. About 75 members and guests grouped around tables to hear the latest announcements and updates, September birthdays and anniversaries.

Read more: Rain can’t dampen fun for AARP

Project Faith will ask county for $300,000

Project Faith, Inc., says it intends to request $300,000 from the county for expenses related to its still-undeveloped land off Route 3.

Read more: Project Faith will ask county for $300,000

Tension between supervisors, school board in the past

There was a time when the King George Board of Supervisors and King George School Board didn’t get along – at all.

That adversarial relationship between the boards was pretty traditional across the state due to laws providing autonomy for school board officials, while at the same time leaving them with a built-in reliance on local governing bodies for a huge chunk of their annual budget money.

Read more: Tension between supervisors, school board in the past

County wants new rules for oil, gas drilling

The King George board of supervisors  wants the planning commission to review the county’s ordinance regarding gas and oil drilling.

Supervisors want a report within nine months detailing recommendations and potential amendments to address and tighten up the comprehensive plan, along with recommendations for amending the zoning ordinance. An interim report is wanted at the four-month mark.

Read more: County wants new rules for oil, gas drilling

2 KG County men killed in crash

Two King George men – an uncle and his nephew -- were killed Aug. 22 when the van they were driving in struck a tree, state police said.

Read more: 2 KG County men killed in crash

McAuliffe to dedicate new campsite

Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be in King George at 9 a.m. Aug. 22 to dedicate a new ‘canoe-in’ campground at Caledon State Park.

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