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Local unemployment level in July The Fredericksburg-area jobless rate ...

The Fredericksburg-area jobless rate remained a steady 5.2 percent in July, according to numbers released by the Virginia Employment Commission Wednesday.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, King George, VA, Stafford, VA, Spotsylvania, VA, Caroline County, VA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Man killed in K.G. auto accident A man was killed in a single-vehicle ...

A man died in a single-vehicle crash in King George County on Saturday, according to a release from Sgt.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

'Active shooter incident' reported at US Army's Fort Lee in Virginia

An "active shooter incident" has been reported at the US Fort Lee Army base in King George County, Virginia, by the military authorities through social media.


Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Lee

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Shirley Cohoon-Eaton

Shirley Ann Cohoon-Eaton, 79, of Fredericksburg peacefully passed away in her home on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, early in the morning.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Portsmouth, VA, Virginia Beach, VA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

K.G. School Board explains pay hike King George School Board members...

King George School Board members came to a work session this week to defend their decision to give school employees a 2 percent pay raise when other county workers got half that much.


Related Topix: King George, VA, Colonial Beach, VA, Spotsylvania, VA, Stafford, VA, Westmoreland County, VA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Man, two kids charged in burglary Surveillance video led to charges...

Video from a surveillance camera has led to charges against a 19-year-old man and two juveniles - including a 12-year-old - in connection with a burglary at a King George County convenience store this week.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

K.G. industrial land rezoning put off The King George County Board of ...

The King George County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Tuesday night about rezoning a piece of land near the industrial park to accommodate a national company interested in relocating there.


Related Topix: King George, VA

How big-spending small county dug a $100 million hole

King George County, a rural enclave of 25,000 people, has racked up $100 million in debt with a spending spree on new public buildings.


Related Topix: Dahlgren, VA, King George, VA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Implications of 'flood-prone' King George County plans an open house...

King George County plans an open house Aug. 27 to explain the complicated issue of flood-prone coastal areas and what it means to be in one.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, FEMA, US News, King George, VA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

$15 billion in county debts go dark in Virginia

Virginia has stopped reporting billions of dollars in unfunded county debts, leaving the public in the dark about the depth of the red ink.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Teacher pay in line with other area localities

My opinion is that the teachers who wrote the op-ed should look at the surrounding counties' average salary for teachers before writing a letter to the editor.


Related Topix: Colonial Beach, VA, Westmoreland County, VA, Spotsylvania County, VA