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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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King George residents love Dog Gone Family Fun Day at Dahlgren

Who let the dogs out? On Saturday, the parade field at the base at Dahlgren appeared to be a swarming sea of fur-bearing critters eager to showcase their athletic appeal. Labrador retrievers, poodles, pit bulls, bulldogs, great danes, and nearly every breed of dog along with their families came out to the first annual Morale Welfare & Recreation (MWR) Dog Gone Family Fun Day. From beginning to end, it was a festival of canine jubilation.

Read more: King George residents love Dog Gone Family Fun Day at Dahlgren

Annual King George Special Olympics Torch Run set for May 1

The annual King George County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Torch Run for Virginia Special Olympics is scheduled for Thursday, May 1, and, according to Deputy Sheriff Rod Shriver, it will be the biggest ever.
The three-mile run will be held on Thursday, starting at the King George Sheriff’s Office, and ending at the King George High School football field. “We are expecting 275 to 300 runners to participate,” said Shriver, who is coordinating the event.

Read more: Annual King George Special Olympics Torch Run set for May 1

Healthy kids

Kids from throughout the King George community were excited to participate in the Healthy Kid’s Day Fun 1-Mile Run at the YMCA on April 12.

Project Faith loses second round in court

Clark Leming, attorney for Project Faith, Inc., lost a second round in court last week on April 9 in King George’s case to get a parcel of donated land back from the non-profit developer due to breach of contract for failure to commence construction by a deadline last year.

Read more: Project Faith loses second round in court

County’s legal case against Project Faith moving forward

The lawsuit by King George County against Project Faith to get back a 5.53-acre parcel of land on Route 3 (Kings Hwy) is moving forward this week with its second hearing in the Circuit Court.

Read more: County’s legal case against Project Faith moving forward

Wertz and Ball recipients of Water Conservation District Award for Millbank Farm

Tri-County/City Soil and Water Conservation District selected Millbank Farm owned by Gail Williams Wertz and Andrew Ball as the Clean Water/Bay Friendly Farm Award Program recipient of King George County (Rappahannock Watershed) for 2013.

Read more: Wertz and Ball recipients of Water Conservation District Award for Millbank Farm

Traffic Pattern Changes at NSF Dahlgren

Notice received from Jeron Hayes, Public Affairs Officer, Naval Support Activity South Potomac:

Today we notified base personnel of the planned traffic pattern change at Main Gate that will begin on Wednesday, March 26.  I have attached diagrams that were included with the information.  Below is the text that was distributed.  I will also be issuing a press advisory to local media.   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me at (540) 284-0129.  Thank you!

Read more: Traffic Pattern Changes at NSF Dahlgren

Shopping in KG to be improved by addition of new stores

Realtors developing the King George Gateway shopping area in Dahlgren have announced that six new retailers have signed leases to occupy space in a 72,000-square-foot building that will be constructed next to Walmart.

Read more: Shopping in KG to be improved by addition of new stores

 

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