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Planning Commission to consider draft fracking regulations at public hearing

The King George Planning Commission will hold public hearings next week on proposed ordinance amendm...

King George budget approved, real estate tax rate to rise

The King George Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a $70 million budget for 2015-16 that ...

King George rezones property for Commercial Metals Company

The King George Board of Supervisors approved rezoning 38.62-acres from agricultural to industrial u...

Added gas wells at landfill to generate more revenue for King George County

Waste Management senior district manager Tom Cue recently updated the King George Board of Superviso...

Ralph Bunche School exhibit set for April 21

 The Ralph Bunche Advisory Committee of King George with the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association will ne...

Some Gave All Ride scheduled for May 17

Some Gave All Ride scheduled for May 17

The ninth annual Some Gave All Motorcycle Ride has been scheduled for May 17.
The ride honors the fal...

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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.

Read more: McAuliffe to dedicate new campsite

Supervisors send concerns to state panel

The King George Board of Supervisors agreed Aug. 5 a resolution be changed so it can be sent to a regulatory advisory panel instead of directly to area state legislators, but with copies also going to the legislators to keep them informed of the county’s intentions.

Read more: Supervisors send concerns to state panel

3 KG residents charged in beaten baby case

In April during a family visit, Leslie Nay noticed her little grandson was covered with bruises.
Nay, who lives in King George, reported the child’s injuries to the Department of Social Services, which began an investigation.

Read more: 3 KG residents charged in beaten baby case

Supervisors to develop instructions regarding fracking regs

The Board of Supervisors is slated to discuss county zoning ordinances in regard to fracking.
Fracking refers to the process whereby chemicals and water, or possibly nitrogen, are forced deep into the ground to fracture the shale rock strata as a means of releasing natural gas to be mined.

Read more: Supervisors to develop instructions regarding fracking regs

Fracking resolution nixed

Board to request state fracking legislation  requiring environmental review prior to exploratory drilling for gas

The King George Board of Supervisors directed that a resolution be prepared for its review and approval that would ask state legislators to consider amending an existing law that would require an in-depth report on environmental and related matters by the state prior to any fracking activity in the Tidewater area.

Read more: Fracking resolution nixed

 

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