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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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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, attempted murder, and the use of a firearm during the commission of a felony going to a grand jury against Tennage Michel Shanks of King George and Anthony William Goodman of Upper Marlboro, Md.

Read more: Case moves forward in KG double shooting and murder

County Landfill gets VEEP Award

At a small ceremony Monday, June 23, Thomas Cue of Waste Management and his managerial staff received the Virginia Environmental Excellence Program award from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. Accepting the award were Luke Ohler of Waste Management, and county employees, Bridgid Maciejewski and Jeff Jenkins.

Read more: County Landfill gets VEEP Award

State struggles with budget problems affect area Circuit Courts

As the Virginia General Assembly and Gov. Terry McAuliffe struggle with a months-long budget stalemate, no one is watching more closely than King George Circuit Court Clerk Vic Mason and his colleagues across the 15th Judicial Circuit.

Read more: State struggles with budget problems affect area Circuit Courts

County fracking info session this week

The King George Board of Supervisors will hold a fracking information session for the community this week on June 12, 7-9 p.m., at King George High School.

The information session will be a town hall-style meeting beginning with presentations and ending with questions submitted from the audience.

Read more: County fracking info session this week

KG Parks & Rec. 9th Annual Catch a Fish Day

On Friday May 30 over 60 children, their parents, grandparents and/or siblings came out for King George County Parks and Recreation’s 9th Annual “Catch A Fish Day”. This event is an opportunity for parents and children to spend quality time in a fun setting; and for youth participants a chance to fish and win prizes.

Read more: KG Parks & Rec. 9th Annual Catch a Fish Day

County files legal response to Project Faith’s counterclaim for $300K

King George County recently filed its legal response to an amended counterclaim by Project Faith, Inc.  Another court hearing, the case’s third, is expected to be set for later this summer for lawyers on both sides to argue their cases.

Read more: County files legal response to Project Faith’s counterclaim for $300K

Court of Appeals overturns Crouch convictions

The Virginia Court of Appeals has overturned a King George Circuit Court jury’s five felony convictions of Robert Crouch for obtaining money by false pretenses and dismissed the charges against him. “Words cannot describe my profound disappointment in this decision,” said King George Commonwealth’s Attorney Keri Gusmann.

Read more: Court of Appeals overturns Crouch convictions

Lack of state budget incites requests for legislators to act

Various proposals for solving the state budget crisis and for urging local officials to act are appearing in letters and opinion pages across the state. The state has still not passed a budget for 2014-15, with the start of the fiscal year looming on July 1.

Read more: Lack of state budget incites requests for legislators to act

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