- Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 18:21
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The acronym equates to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and from STEM is the hope of a future tree of knowledge for the greater Fredericksburg area high schools.
King George High School will be among that hoped-for orchard of STEM schools, and should have an advantage of drawing from a pool of science and technological talent from the Naval Support Facility Dahlgren. As well, the new distance learning facility of the University of Mary Washington and associated colleges and universities
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 October 2011 22:39
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Rhoten missed Oct. 17 filing deadline
The latest financial filing for candidates in the Nov. 8 election was due this week on Monday, Oct. 17. Of the five candidates running for a seat on the King George Board of Supervisors, Robert Rhoten missed the filing deadline for the period beginning Sept. 1 and ending Sept. 30 for contributions, expenditures and loans.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 September 2011 00:00
- Published on Wednesday, 14 September 2011 00:00
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Strands motorists in King George, Westmoreland
Inspecting the damage where the bridge on Rt. 205 at Rosier Creek has been washed away.
Erosion at Colonial Beach after the deluge.
Law enforcement stopped traffic on Route 3 near the Westmoreland/King George county line.
Torrential rainfall over the past week took out two main road arteries connecting King George County to Westmoreland County as portions of both State Rt. 3 and Rt. 205 (Ridge
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 August 2011 18:02
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Hurricane Irene roared across King George and the Northern Neck, creating power outages from downed trees and flying limbs across power lines, but the overall damage to most residential property was less than what the area experienced from Hurricane Isabel eight years ago. However, there was considerable damage to the area’s two state park facilities, Westmoreland State Park and Caledon Natural Area.
As of The King George Journal’s Tuesday deadline, Northern Neck Power reported a total of 655 King George County residents without power and 3,505 still out of power in Westmoreland County. Dominion Power outages total about 4,600 customers for the two-county area.
All evacuees at the King George High School shelter have now left and King George County’s emergency operations center is no longer activated. Approximately 40 people sought shelter during the storm, according to King George Fire and Rescue Chief David Moody.
Damage from downed trees was widespread. King George County emergency personnel removed more than 100 trees
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 August 2011 00:00
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King George sent out an alert message to citizens on Wednesday, Aug. 17, to be on the lookout for rabid animals.
King George Animal Control officers were called to a townhouse area on Creek Lane near Williams Creek on Dahlgren Road on Saturday, Aug. 13.
A cat was attacking another cat, behaving erratically, and chasing people.