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School Board votes for $14,800,000 in capital requests

The King George School Board last week voted unanimously to forward a capital projects request to th...

Wertz and Ball recipients of Water Conservation District Award for Millbank Farm

Wertz and Ball recipients of Water Conservation District Award for Millbank Farm

Tri-County/City Soil and Water Conservation District selected Millbank Farm owned by Gail Williams W...

County proposes tax increases on real estate and personal property

Increase geared to pay for law enforcement and fire safety positions

The King George Board of Supervi...

Traffic Pattern Changes at NSF Dahlgren

Traffic Pattern Changes at NSF Dahlgren

Notice received from Jeron Hayes, Public Affairs Officer, Naval Support Activity South Potomac:

Tod...

School Board considering $15,000,000 in capital requests

The King George School Board discussed a proposed capital projects list as recommended by Superinten...

Shopping in KG to be improved by addition of new stores

Realtors developing the King George Gateway shopping area in Dahlgren have announced that six new re...

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KG Artists’ Studio Tour

There are artists in King George County? You bet’cha and plenty of them. Potters Shirley Buckler and Julie Moore are making it their business to bring these folks to the public’s attention.

On Nov. 23 and 24 from 10 to 5, ten participating artists and fine craftsmen will be opening their studios/homes to the public in the sixth Annual King George Studio Tour. Their work will be set up on display and available for purchase. Included this year will be pottery, pen and ink drawings, watercolors, oil paintings, photography, multi-media, stained glass, jewelry, woodworking and more.

More information about each artist, as well as maps to participants’ studios/homes, can be found at www.dirtybirdpottery.com.


— Submitted by Julie Moore

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

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