- Last Updated on Thursday, 13 December 2012 13:42
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Dr. Rob Gates, vice chairman of the Dahlgren Heritage Museum Board introduced guests at the Dahlgren Heritage Museum event at the University of Mary Washington in Dahlgren on Wednesday, Dec. 12 honoring the gift of $50,000 to the Museum by Dominion Resources.
Ed Jones, president of the Board and editor of the Free Lance-Star, accepted the check and told those present at the event that some of the gift will be used to get the museum open and in operation. Plans are to open on a limited basis during 1213 and use the facility for forums and community events.
It is expected that the museum will also become a destination location for travelers because of its location and because the Commonwealth of Virginia will have a tourist kiosk in the building.
In attendance at the event were Senator Richard Stuart and Speaker of the House Bill Howell who helped facilitate the gift. Delegate Margaret Ransone, Dalhgren supervisor Ruby Brabo and James Monroe supervisor John LoBuglio was also in attendance.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 11:45
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Santa was at the King George Citizens Center Saturday morning for breakfast and a photo op with the kids. Anisha, Avannia, Treasure and Tyree pay close attention to the photographer’s directions for the perfect shot.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 12:16
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Real estate reassessment by Blue Ridge Mass Appraisals of Staunton is getting underway in King George and will run through most of 2013.
King George is on a four-year reassessment cycle for property values, which means that when assessments are completed, they will go into effect Jan. 1, 2014. The Code of Virginia requires each locality to periodically perform a general reassessment to determine each property’s fair market value and its equalization in value to similar
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 12:15
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The website of the King George school division got caught in a cyber attack beginning late last week, with third-party hackers believed to be clogging the web address resulting in a ‘denial of service’ (DoS).
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 December 2012 11:50
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The Snow Queen, aka the Fall Festival Queen, read to the children at Santaland Saturday morning. This is the 17th year the Woman’s Club of King George has organized this event which give kids a chance to visit with Santa and select gifts for their family members that are both very nice and very inexpensive. Visitors to Santaland were lined up outside the doors of the former Post Office building on Route 3 to enjoy crafts and purchase some goodies at the bake sale.