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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...

KG Service Authority ended year with sizeable surplus

The King George Service Authority’s most recent financial report last month indicated it would end t...

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The KG YMCA is ‘part of the fabric of the community’

The King George Board of Supervisors was provided a substantial report on the King George Family YMCA that opened in the county five years ago.

The report to the community was provided at the Oct. 1 meeting of the Board of Supervisors by Elizabeth Clark, executive director of the King George Family YMCA since it opened, with help from a couple of her board members, David Clare and Jim Howard, giving details about YMCA programs.

Read more: The KG YMCA is ‘part of the fabric of the community’

Get energy-efficient appliances tax free

Tax holiday this weekend, Oct. 11-14

Virginia’s seventh annual Energy Star and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday returns this Friday, Oct. 11, and lasts through Monday, Oct. 14 for the entire Columbus Day Holiday weekend.

Read more: Get energy-efficient appliances tax free

Joint meeting: Hunter Field lease details among topics

A proposed lease for Hunter Field and the gym at old King George Elementary School could be one of the topics at an upcoming joint meeting proposed to take place between the King George Board of Supervisors and the county School Board. No date has been set yet.

Read more: Joint meeting: Hunter Field lease details among topics

Register by Oct. 15 to vote Nov. 5

Absentee voting available now for Nov. 5 election

Those who wish to register to vote in the Nov. 5 election have less than two weeks to do so, with the voter registration deadline coming up on Oct. 15, to register or to update registration information.

Read more: Register by Oct. 15 to vote Nov. 5

Snip ... Open for business!

Saturday was the grand re-opening of L. E. Smoot Memorial Library after a construction project that expanded the facility from 11,000 sq. ft. to 28,000 sq. ft.  After the ribbon-cutting, the throngs gathered for the ceremony streamed into the building to check out books, etc., along with all  of the new features of the library.

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Ready to volunteer

Cyrus Wise, 3, and Israel, almost 2 and in the Farmers Market wagon, donned firefighter hats ready to volunteer to serve the community at the King George Volunteer Fair, held on Sept. 21 at the Farmers’ Market.

All county schools rated fully accredited

 

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All five King George schools have been rated fully accredited by the state.

That was the news gleaned from last week’s release from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) in its announcement on Sept. 20.

Read more: All county schools rated fully accredited

“Anticipated litigation” threatened over HELP center

“Anticipated litigation” threatened over HELP center

YMCA, Tea Party communications and media correspondence

Project FAITH has issued a strong threat of legal action against King George County.

Read more: “Anticipated litigation” threatened over HELP center

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