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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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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

KG women arrested in connection with Spotsy slaying

With the help of the King George Sheriff’s Office, two King George women have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a popular Spotsylvania nurse on May 17. One of the women arrested is the daughter of the victim.

Read more: KG women arrested in connection with Spotsy slaying

Still no state budget – what should localities do?

The state has still not passed a budget for 2014-15, with the start of the fiscal year looming about a month away on July 1.

It makes sense that the General Assembly and more particularly the Virginia House of Delegates should come to some resolution with Gov. Terry McAuliffe in that time frame.

Read more: Still no state budget – what should localities do?

Sheriff’s officers arrest third suspect in King George gang style shootings

King George Sheriff Steve Dempsey has announced the arrest of a third suspect in the double shooting last month which killed one King George man and badly injured another. Anthony William Goodman, 30, of Upper Marlboro, Md., was arrested by officers late Friday night, Dempsey said.

Read more: Sheriff’s officers arrest third suspect in King George gang style shootings

King George Livestock Club preshow

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, the King George Livestock Club had a preshow at Poplar Ridge Farm. The Emory family kindly hosted the preshow for all of youth and Adults part of King George Livestock Club to see, and get the gist of how the Show-and-Sale would be. We all got the opportunity to practice not only with our own project animals, but with other animals we may or may not be familiar with, as well.

Read more: King George Livestock Club preshow

All Smiles

King George Sheriff Steve Dempsey is thrilled to spend time with young athletes during the Meet in the Middle Games at King George High School.

Read more: All Smiles

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