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KG division hoping for a 2nd $100K school grant

Funding would go for school security equipment for Sealston and King George Elementary

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School Board adopts revised budget reflecting state funding decrease

The King George School Board last week on June 30 amended its 2014-15 budget amounts and categorical...

New voter ID law now in effect

As of July 1, Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of photo identification...

Case moves forward in KG double shooting and murder

A joint preliminary hearing in King George Circuit Court last week resulted in charges of murder, at...

S&P upgrades King George’s financial ratings to ‘AA+’

The King George Board of Supervisors got good news last week from Travis Quesenberry, county adminis...

County Landfill gets VEEP Award

County Landfill gets VEEP Award

At a small ceremony Monday, June 23, Thomas Cue of Waste Management and his managerial staff receive...

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Landfill tonnage increased for 2013

Up to additional 30K tons allowable by year’s end

The King George Board of Supervisors has approved an amendment to the county’s landfill agreement with Waste Management that will allow the company to bring in up to an additional 30,000 tons of trash by the end of this month.

Read more: Landfill tonnage increased for 2013

KG Sheriff’s Office preparing for ‘Shop with a Sheriff’

The King George Sheriff’s Office is preparing for its 2nd Annual ‘Shop with a Sheriff’ event, partnering again with the King George YMCA and the King George Walmart for the event which provides gifts and happiness to disadvantaged children.

Read more: KG Sheriff’s Office preparing for ‘Shop with a Sheriff’

Assessment finds value of real estate down 4.1%

Blue Ridge Mass Appraisal provided King George officials with a written summary of findings from its recently completed real estate assessment. The assessments will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014.

Read more: Assessment finds value of real estate down 4.1%

Sealston Elementary Reflections Winners

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Many talents

Richard Compton is a familiar face at local craft shows with his beautiful wooden objects.

 

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Learn more about fracking

Informational meetings scheduled - Dec. 11 in Bowling Green and Dec. 12 in Montross

There are two upcoming public informational meetings scheduled in this region on the topic of hydraulic fracturing – fracking – in December.

Fracking is a process whereby chemicals and water are forced deep into the ground to fracture the shale rock strata to release natural gas so it can be collected by drillers.

Read more: Learn more about fracking

Volunteers work to Stop Hunger Now

The annual community event got off to a slow start this year, but momentum picked up as the packaging event on Sunday, Nov. 24 progressed.

Having only raised $3300 this year to purchase food stuffs for the meal packages, the event was over half the size of the 2012 event, and took half as long to finish. Over 75 people of all ages filled half of the gym at the King George Family YMCA as the small plastic bags were filled, weighed, sealed and boxed.

 

Read more: Volunteers work to Stop Hunger Now

50-mile meal enjoyed by King George officials

The King George County Board of Supervisors sponsored and enjoyed a locally-produced meal with Virginia Cooperative Extension & Tri-County/City Soil and Water Conservation District reps organized by Mike Broaddus, Agricultural and Natural Resources Agent for King George and Caroline counties.

Read more: 50-mile meal enjoyed by King George officials

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