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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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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

 

Sealston listed as a Focus school
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

Sweetfrog is a happy place to visit

The new Dahlgren Sweetfrog frozen yogurt store with flavors like island banana, orchard cherry, outrageous orange and mountain blackberry, has only been open for a little over six months, but it is swiftly becoming the place to visit for King George residents.

Read more: Sweetfrog is a happy place to visit

Ribbon Cutting for Smoot Library

Smoot Memorial Library invites you to the Grand Reopening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony.  The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28.  

Read more: Ribbon Cutting for Smoot Library

Make way for the Blue Knights!

On Saturday, at the Sheetz service station, Captain Holmes of the Essex County Police Department, and Blue Knights International Motorcycle Club led over 100 law enforcement motorcycle enthusiasts through King George in their first annual poker-run.

Read more: Make way for the Blue Knights!

Dahlgren Heritage Museum to hold first events in October

After planning and fundraising for several years, the long- awaited Dahlgren Heritage Museum is preparing to hold its first events and begin its mission to tell the story of the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren.

“We have a terrific story to tell, an incredible story of innovation,” said Ed Jones, President of the Dahlgren Heritage Foundation.

Read more: Dahlgren Heritage Museum to hold first events in October

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