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Family Fun Day packs the house

Family Fun Day packs the house

More than 600 attend; event ‘a great success

More than 600 people participated Nov. 8 in the 2nd A...

Art and wine lovers unite at Caledon State Park

Art and wine lovers unite at Caledon State Park

The chilly weather and slight drizzle didn’t deter the droves of attendees at the Nov. 1 Caledon Art...

Commission to examine local fracking rules

The King George Planning Commission soon will begin its review and analysis of the county’s zoning o...

Sealston girl, 12, is doing her part  to make a difference in animals’ lives

Sealston girl, 12, is doing her part to make a difference in animals’ lives

This past Saturday, Oct. 25, was National Make a Difference Day, a day when volunteers from across t...

Project Faith wants $300K from county

Attorney says group will give land back for that amount
Project Faith Inc., wants $300,000, or “any r...

Size of county’s debt not a concern, officials say

Size of county’s debt not a concern, officials say

Call it the great debt debate.
No one disputes King George has about $91.3 million in capital debt; t...

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Carlos Bell arrested in Dahlgren shooting

A shooting at the Heritage Court townhouse complex in Dahlgren has resulted in the arrest of a 25-year-old King George man. Carlos M. Bell is being held at the Rappahannock Regional Jail on charges of using a firearm in the commission of a felony and malicious wounding.

Bell surrendered to King George Sheriff’s officers without incident Wednesday, Jan. 15, after another man, who lived three doors from Bell, was shot. Officers who responded to the call found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.

Read more: Carlos Bell arrested in Dahlgren shooting

Three important VDOT projects slated for 2014-15

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The King George Board of Supervisors are being updated this week on three important transportation improvement projects slated to be undertaken within the county by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) over the next couple of years.

Read more: Three important VDOT projects slated for 2014-15

King George Elementary recognized by Va. as a Distinguished Title I school

King George Elementary School was recognized by the state last week as one of 57 Title I schools honored for raising the academic achievement of its economically disadvantaged students over the last two years.

Read more: King George Elementary recognized by Va. as a Distinguished Title I school

2013 Accomplishments & Activities – King George

It is a tradition for the King George Board of Supervisors to look back at what county departments worked on over the year.

During the board’s final meeting of the year on Dec. 17, Board of Supervisors chairman, Dale Sisson, read numerous items from a list of accomplishments and activities of the county departments over the course of 2013.

Read more: 2013 Accomplishments & Activities – King George

Fracking issues to get airing in King George

Residents in King George clearly expect fracking issues to be at the forefront of public discussion during 2014.

Resident Mary Trout commented on the topic during the Dec. 17 meeting of the Board of Supervisors, which spawned remarks from several elected officials, all expressing concerns.

Read more: Fracking issues to get airing in King George

Two men arrested for robbery of tobacco store

A prompt response by the King George Sheriff’s Office has led to the arrest of two Washington, DC men after they are alleged to have robbed the Last Chance Tobacco store in Dahlgren last week.

The armed robbery occurred at 6:39 p.m. on Dec. 23, at the small store located at 4963 James Madison Parkway (U.S. 301). An old model green Jeep Cherokee pulled into the store’s parking lot, and a man armed with a handgun got out of the vehicle and entered the store.

Read more: Two men arrested for robbery of tobacco store

Project FAITH case has a new twist

With Project FAITH’s requests for dismissal of the case denied last week in court, the suit is expected to go forward once a hearing date can be set between both parties.

Read more: Project FAITH case has a new twist

Project FAITH loses first round of court battle with King George

King George won the first round in court last week in its case against Project FAITH to get back a 5.53-acre parcel of land it gave to the non-profit residential development company in 2012 with conditions attached to construct and operate a facility referred to as a help center.

Read more: Project FAITH loses first round of court battle with King George

 

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