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Defensive driving on tap at KGHS

Defensive driving on tap at KGHS

Why wear a seat belt when you are driving?  Because you are four times more likely to die in a traff...

Commission nixes draft fracking regs

The King George Planning Commission voted to recommend that the board of supervisors not approve pro...

Service Authority to discuss water and sewer rate increases

King George Service Authority will discuss specifics on proposed rate increases during special budge...

Ward, Blazer teaching vital skills to KG High School Junior Builders

Ward, Blazer teaching vital skills to KG High School Junior Builders

Charles Ward and Ray Blazer are changing futures of King George High School students by teaching the...

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 ...

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Ralph Bunche School exhibit set for April 21

 The Ralph Bunche Advisory Committee of King George with the Ralph Bunche Alumni Association will next week host an exhibition, “The Road to Desegregation in King George County, Virginia.”

Read more: Ralph Bunche School exhibit set for April 21

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 fallen warriors of the Iraq war,
Among the honorees are Sgt. Nick Mason of King George, a member of the Army National Guard, who was killed on Dec. 31, 2004 during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Read more: Some Gave All Ride scheduled for May 17

April hearing date set for court hearing between county, Project Faith

King George County secured another court date in the ongoing breach of contract dispute with Project Faith, Inc., over getting back a 5.53-acre parcel of donated land.
The court hearing will take place April 21 in Spotsylvania to enable the current judge to continue hearing the case. The official venue for the case remains the King George Circuit Court.

Read more: April hearing date set for court hearing between county, Project Faith

James Madison - King George native son, Founding Father

History buffs and area residents recently gathered at Belle Grove Plantation on the banks of the Rappahannock River to celebrate the birth of James Madison - patriot, American revolutionary and father of the U.S. Constitution.

Read more: James Madison - King George native son, Founding Father

The Home & Craft Show brings warmer temps

A good antidote to cabin fever

The 26th Annual King George Home and Craft Show drew large crowds this past weekend and allowed area residents and visitors and opportunity to escape the snow of the last four weeks and celebrate their community.

Read more: The Home & Craft Show brings warmer temps

King George to settle with bankrupt broadband company

Wireless Authority update:

The King George Wireless Authority attempted to bring affordable wireless Internet service throughout the county, including less dense areas without access.
The effort failed, despite it being conducted strictly under state law and backed by county cash.
Last week, the King George Wireless Authority authorized a mutual release and settlement agreement with Virginia Broadband LLC, in accordance with the terms of a plan devised for the company by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia.

Read more: King George to settle with bankrupt broadband company

father/daughter princess ball

The King George Parks and Recreation Department hosted a Father/Daughter Princess Ball event Feb. 28 at the Citizen’s Center.

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Celebrating Black History month

King George has its share of prominent African-Americans
Every February, the nation celebrates Black History Month and takes the  time to recognize the contributions members of the African-American community have made to the history of our nation.

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