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Supervisors to develop instructions regarding fracking regs

The Board of Supervisors is slated to discuss county zoning ordinances in regard to fracking.
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CIP requests to be reviewed by King George Supervisors

The King George Board of Supervisors plans to review the Planning Commission’s rankings for this yea...

KG Board updates Tech Advisory committee

The King George Board of Supervisors added another member to a planned Technology Advisory committee...

Fracking resolution nixed

Board to request state fracking legislation  requiring environmental review prior to explorator...

Supervisors postpone remainder of School Board appropriations; call for August joint meeting

At a meeting the previous week on June 24, Supervisors had approved allocations of funding for the f...

Landfill vertical expansion explored

King George officials have been considering vertical expansion and gathering information about it si...

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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

Local Eye Dr Helping School Children with Vision Problems

A Virginia eye doctor, who saw the impact of helping underprivileged children get eye exams and glasses when he helped provide 5,000 pairs of glasses to people in Peru, will be examining children in King George County schools beginning this month and providing free glasses to those who cannot afford them.

Read more: Local Eye Dr Helping School Children with Vision Problems

Landfill pick-for-pay is popular

Waste Management District Manager Tom Cue has asked the King George Board of Supervisors to consider eliminating the quarterly tonnage cap for trash taken at the county landfill, but keeping the annual tonnage cap.

Read more: Landfill pick-for-pay is popular

Fracking issue highlighted

Fracking for natural gas and oil is on the agenda of this week’s King George Board of Supervisors meeting on Feb. 4, (following our press time) with presentations expected from three representatives from the Virginia  Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME), including a state geologist.

Read more: Fracking issue highlighted

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