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King George High School student-athlete dies, school officials say  FOX 5 DC

A northern Virginia high school is mourning the death of one its students.

King George High School student surprises classmate with unexpected Christmas gift  FOX 5 DC

In an emotional video captured by peers, a teen from King George High School surprised a classmate with an unexpected Christmas gift.

Caroline swim coach praises King George kindness: ‘Never seen anything like it’  WTVR CBS 6 News

CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. — Caroline High School swim coach Christy Wright praised the opposing King George High School swim team's sportsmanship in a ...

King George player who died after collapsing at basketball game was cheerful, popular

Anthony “A.J.” Gibson had the type of gregarious personality that made it difficult for coaches to stay upset with him for long.

High school notebook: King George announces hall of fame class

The latest King George High School Sports Hall of Fame class will include the first person from the county to receive a professional sports contract.

High school girls basketball preview: With Aguolu, Ellis back, King George looks to make up for 2017-18 setback

After King George point guard Halia Ellis was suspended three games late last season and standout forward Oma Aguolu suffered a sprained ankle that left her ...

King George basketball game doubles as memorial for A.J. Gibson

Lumped in among the matching black Nike PG 2.5 basketball shoes that paced about King George's pregame huddle on Thursday night was a single pair of ...

King George hires Yates as basketball coach | FLS Varsity

King George High School athletic director Alex Fisher noticed the Foxes' basketball players and parents growing weary of change.

King George weighs changes to water authority over failure to respond to violations

For more than 18 months, King George County *Service* Authority General Manager Christopher Thomas ignored notices of violation from the state enforcement ...

Gibson, Anthony J. | Obituaries |

Anthony J. Gibson, 16, of King George passed away on December 4, 2018. Visitation will be on Saturday, December 8 at Cedell Brooks Funeral Home (Port ...

King George serves up BBQ cook-up one weekend, Fall Festival the next

Teams of barbecue aficionados from the region will gather in King George County Oct. 6–7 for its first KG Que-Fest, a two-day event that organizers say is fit for ...

Morgan III, James Rollin "Buddy" | Obituaries |

James Rollin "Buddy" Morgan, III, 55, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and beloved pastor Rev. Dennis Newton, December 25th, 2018, after a ...

Two King George high-schoolers offer 'Run Like a Girl' program aimed to inspire, empower

Having graced precious few starting lines in her young life, Kaitlin Csoka was a tad nervous Saturday morning waiting for the start of her first official 5k run.

High school football practice opens with plenty of new coaches

As a 35-year coaching veteran, Clark Harrell has experienced his share of change.

Peyton, Shirley J. | Obituaries |

Shirley J. Peyton of King George County, Va. entered into eternal rest at VCU Critical Care Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Over the ...

"Bob" Purks, Robert Daniel | Obituaries |

Robert Daniel "Bob" Purks, 76, of King George, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Mary Washington Hospital of Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Mr. Purks was ...

A WISH FOR OUR WORLD: The care that children have

[I wish that] more people showed the care that children have for each other.

King George farmers are in the zebra zone this spring with babies

Charlie and Wilma Ward are well aware of the rigors of farm life—as their chores start at 4:30 every morning—but they've really earned their stripes this spring.

Boys basketball, Region 4B play-in game: King George can't engineer final surge, fall to Hanover

King George battled to within one point of the lead twice in the last 30 seconds, but the go-ahead basket proved elusive, and the Foxes fell to Hanover in their.

Bereavement and basketball: Celebrating KG's A.J. Gibson

Death is so strange. It happens to everyone, but then what? The emotions following a loss of life become even more difficult to parse when the deceased is a kid.

Six students, three adults sent to hospital after truck collides with King George school bus

A typical weekday afternoon in King George County changed dramatically when a large box truck slammed into the back of a school bus Tuesday, sending six ...

Difference Maker: King George school leaders say they can count on Amar Patel, 'no matter what'

T he most traumatizing moment of Amar Patel's life also turned out to be one of the most enlightening ones.

King George promotes Lunsford to head football coach

The King George High School administration didn't have to look far to find its next head football coach.

High school girls basketball: Foxes follow Ellis' lead, as King George downs Courtland

Halia Ellis holds myriad roles for the King George girls basketball team. The junior is among the Foxes' leading scoring threats, distributors and defenders.

Church honors 'those from our King George family' who served and died

On the last Sunday in May at a King George County church, as the congregation sang such patriotic songs as “America the Beautiful” and “My Country 'Tis of ...

'One of a kind' King George student earns $180000 in scholarships

Franklin Rinko worked his scholarship applications like a part-time job his senior year at King George High School, earning a ticket to the college of his ...

Jeff Smith steps down as King George football coach

When Jeff Smith took over the King George High School football program in 2009, the Foxes were in dire straits.

Teaching perseverance, perspective and paying it forward through swimming  WTVR CBS 6 News

The Caroline HS swim team got some unexpected support from an unlikely place at a recent meet.

High school football

Fredericksburg Christian will play for a state football championship next week after a convincing 41–0 playoff victory over Isle of Wight on Saturday night.

King George High senior wins $100000 scholarship in Dr. Pepper football-tossing challenge

As Leona Gaither answered questions prior to the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway challenge on Saturday, the echo from the reporter's microphone at ...

Photos: 12th Annual Frazier-Mason Some Gave All Ride

Despite persistent rain, motorcycle riders participated in the 12th Annual Frazier-Mason Some Gave All Memorial Ride from Spotsylvania High School to King ...


The King George High School Royal Regiment Marching Band attended the U.S. Bands Invitational at Woodgrove High School in Purcellville Sept. 17. The band ...

Veterans Day events | Local |

Veterans Day Ceremony, Stafford's Armed Services Memorial, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford. 9 a.m. The ceremony will feature the Marine Corps Recruiting ...

High school theater productions - spring 2018 | Entertainment

It's an exciting new theater season for area high schools and theatergoers—from beloved Broadway musicals like “The Music Man” to an iconic Tennessee ...

Go back to the barricade with Christian Youth Theater's 'Les Miz'

Redemption, forgiveness, love: three of the values on which the Fredericksburg region's Christian Youth Theater is founded.

High school football preview: King George | FLS Varsity

The athleticism of leading rusher Jordan Aley and promising WB Cameron Schaub will be keys in the Foxes' wing-T formation. They'll be joined in the backfield ...

Riverside Theater Foundation spotlights local high school musical performers in first ever awards program

Theater is alive and well in high schools around the Fredericksburg region, and the Riverside Theater Foundation wants to celebrate that.

Once more, officials consider what to do with old King George Middle School

Should the old King George Middle School be torn down and something new built in its place?

High school football: Johnson powers James Monroe over King George

Running the football hasn't been the centerpiece of James Monroe's spread attack under coach Rich Serbay during recent years.

K.G. coach cites administration's failure to back rules as reason she resigned

A beloved former head coach of the King George High softball team told School Board members that her principles and a lack of accountability for a ...

Anthony Mills is new King George boys basketball coach  Inside NoVA

Former Battlefield High School girls basketball Anthony Mills has been hired as the King George High School boys basketball coach.

High school football, VISAA D-II final

The push originated three years ago, its energy emanating from a group of players who'd just endured a winless 0–8 season.

Potomac graduate Anthony Mills named Colonial Forge High School's new boys basketball coach  Inside NoVA

Potomac High School graduate Anthony Mills has been named Colonial Forge High School's new boys basketball coach.

King George's Chas Parker is All-Area boys soccer player of the year

A group of 11 seniors on the King George High School soccer team were determined to leave their mark in the county this past spring.

Work at animal shelter inspires Eagle projects | Communities

Lucas Umberger, 15, and Drew Warder, 14, both members of Boy Scout Troop 1404, received their Eagle Scout Awards in a Court of Honor ceremony at ...

Honoring Our Heroes: Memorial Day events | Weekcals

Memorial Day is Monday, and a host of commemorative events are planned in Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas this weekend.

In twilight of NFL career, King George native Bushrod prepares for transition

When Jermon Bushrod was still finding his way at Towson University, his offensive line coach encouraged him to visualize success and then elevate his game to ...

Head of the Class: King George co-valedictorian wants to help combat climate change

NAME: Gareth Merryman. FAMILY: Father Stephen Merryman; mother Laura Merryman; sisters Stephanie, Caroline and Caitlin Merryman ...

Park to be renamed in King George supervisor's honor

When Cedell Brooks Jr. first campaigned for the King George Board of Supervisors in 1991, he promised constituents he would get rid of the dump in their district ...

Sawdy, Ryan Graydon | Obituaries |

Ryan Graydon Sawdy, 29, of King George County passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018. Ryan was a 2006 graduate of King George High School. He was a ...

Battlefield District cross country: Wingeart, King George like view from the front

It was another sterling performance from King George senior Aubrey Wingeart on Wednesday at the Battlefield District cross country meet. That's to be expected ...

Calendar of events, March-May | |

MARCH 16-17. Foreign Film Series, Digital Auditorium, Hurley Convergence Center, Univ. of Mary Washington. Friday: Detective Chinatown (Chinese); ...

High school football: Essex takes down King George

By the end on Thursday, as Essex killed the final seconds in the Trojans' 26–8 win at King George, the Foxes looked a little run down and a little beat.

Indie film 'Broken' shooting in King George and Colonial Beach

A fight was going on inside CB Auto Repair and Sales in Colonial Beach on Sunday morning.

Amburgey, David Michael | Obituaries |

David Michael Amburgey, age 58, was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven on Friday, January 11, 2019. He was born on September 21, 1960 in ...

High school football: King George clips Courtland | FLS Varsity

King George had some of its best practices of the season this week when it was preparing to face Conference 19 pacesetter Courtland. The practices had been ...

King George clarinet player selected for Army All-American Marching Band

It's not easy juggling a heavy course load of six advanced classes with marching band practice, football games and competitions.

High school boys basketball: Relentless King George handles Washington & Lee

Late in the fourth quarter of Tuesday's 78-52 victory over Washington & Lee, King George boys basketball coach Craig Boothe was urging his players to keep up ...

King George County boy, 6, battling rare genetic disease is beloved by all

As Caleb Johnson headed back to class from gym, fellow students gathered around his walker, their little hands eager to reach out and help the boy who's ...

Colonial Beach toddler killed in King George dirt bike accident

A 2-year-old Colonial Beach boy was killed Wednesday after he was thrown from a wrecked dirt bike and struck by a passing car in King George County, state ...

Robey, Rachael R. | Obituaries |

Rachael Reilly Robey, 23, of King George passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Rachael graduated with honors from King George High School in 2012.

High School Football 2015: No. 13 King George | FLS Varsity

FOXES, NEW ASSISTANTS SETTLE IN TOGETHER. When King George head coach Jeff Smith started looking for a new offensive coordinator this year, ...

High school softball: No doubting King George's resolve

A sequence in the fifth inning of the King George High School softball team's win over Colonial Forge last week could've derailed a promising season for the ...

Hundreds of motorcyclists rumble into King George to honor the fallen

“Here they come!” a man shouted. Seconds later, the sound of police sirens broke the silence and a sea of motorcycles appeared in the distance. Spectators ...

Fredericksburg area communities to celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 7

By FROM STAFF REPORTS. Several communities throughout the region will hold neighborhood celebrations in the late afternoon and early evening Tuesday.

Father of toddler killed in dirt bike crash in King George also dies

A King George County man whose 2-year-old son was killed in a dirt bike accident Wednesday has also died from injuries resulting from the crash, police said.

Milton Kline, UMW's 'Professor Emeritus of Paintology' retires after nearly four decades

Milton Kline spent almost four decades working at the University of Mary Washington, but he said it felt like only five or six years.

Erin Marie Church | Obituaries |

Erin Marie Church, age 29, lost her lengthy battle with colon cancer on Friday, March 3, 2017. She was a patient at Sentara Hospice House in Virginia Beach for ...

Creasey, Tammy Morris | Obituaries |

Tammy Morris Creasey passed away unexpectedly on January 12, 2018 from complications of diabetes. She was 51. Born in Fredericksburg, Tammy was the ...

King George hires Boothe as boys' basketball coach

When Craig Boothe arrived at King George High School for an interview earlier this month, his desire to become the Foxes' next boys basketball coach was ...

Young Foxes play like vets on King George baseball team

With just one true starter back, the King George baseball team figured to be in a transition mode under coach Thad Reviello this season.

Photo Gallery: Colonial Beach @ King George Boys Basketball

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Fallen Marine Joshua Frazier to be remembered in fellow Marine's wedding ceremony

When Patton Stone says his wedding vows this fall, he'll share the moment not just with his fiancée and their families, but with a fellow—and fallen—Marine he ...

Flames football position breakdown: Linebacker  Lynchburg News and Advance

The Liberty football position breakdowns continue at linebacker. It is a position that may see more rotation this season in order to keep the players *fresh* during a ...

Mystery photo: Can you name the students in this photograph?

The Central Rappahannock Heritage Center is asking for help identifying the group of students in this photograph. The person who donated the photo said it ...

BUDDIES>> Meet in the Middle Special Olympics brings students together in King George

Students in King George County Schools celebrated a day of games, friendship and fun at the annual Meet in the Middle Special Olympics at King George High ...

Editorial: King George looks at landfill expansion | Editorials

KING GEORGE County has a financial advantage other Fredericksburg-area counties do not. It has the largest landfill in the region, and the trash hauled there ...

Virginia Tech Gets 2020 Verbal From NCAP Backstroker Caroline Bentz  Swimming World Magazine

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Japanese student adjusts to cultural shock of living in King George and enjoys the school's many cultural activities

At first, Yuka Shima didn't know what to make of American students who expressed themselves in ways she had never seen in her homeland of Japan.

K.G. Landfill opponents concerned about current 'stench' don't support a vertical expansion

After seven of 11 speakers at a public hearing on making the King George County Landfill larger complained about current odors at the facility—often describing ...

Class 4 field hockey quarterfinal: Chancellor outlasts Heritage | Sports

The last thing Chancellor's field hockey players want to do is disappoint veteran head coach Jim Larkin.

Stephen Ballard | Obituaries |

Stephen Claybrooke Copen Ballard, 19, of King George County passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. Stephen was a graduate of King George High School.


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Jermon Bushrod's foundation awards 22 scholarships | King George

King George native and Chicago Bears offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod continues to give back to his community.

LETTER: Northam's gun control violates 2nd Amendment | Letters To Editor

Northam's gun proposals violate Second Amendment.

King George native Grant Paulsen matures from kid sports whiz into D.C. sports personality

Amid the wreckage of another playoff series, one D.C.-area radio host channelled his inner castaway.

NFL: Bears release King George native Jermon Bushrod

CHICAGO — Jermon Bushrod solved what had been a major need for the Bears when they signed him to play left tackle in 2013.

Ruth Gill Brooks | Obituaries |

Ruth Minnie Gill Brooks, 97, of Fredericksburg, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Fredericksburg Health & Rehab surrounded by family.

Edgell, Kenneth Creed | Obituaries |

Kenneth Edgell, age 70, left this life on September 11, 2017 as a result of a three-year battle with appendiceal cancer. Within moments, Kenny's sole and spirit ...

Sue Coleman has been involved with dogs and kids in King George for more than 30 years

If there has been an activity in King George County that involved dogs and kids in the last four decades, it probably included Sue Coleman.

Two Maryland men charged in killing of former King George, Riverbend football player

Two Maryland men are now facing murder charges in the Nov. 11 Prince William County shooting death of Zachary Blaise Meter, who had played football at ...

Battlefield golf tournament: Spotsylvania's Detore continues her dominance, Courtland shocks district foes

A double bogey on her final hole denied Rachel Detore of Spotsylvania a chance to match her previous best score at the Meadows Farms Golf Course ...

Children's Home Society of Virginia now offering post-adoption services in Fredericksburg area

Xavier Burnside's 10-year-long journey through Virginia's foster care system officially ended two months ago when he was legally adopted by Marynn and ...

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Essex man carves out a place for himself in world of waterfowl decoys

Preston Thompson is like the wooden decoys he painstakingly paints with coat after coat to get the color just right.

Flooded home, floating dogs and slithering snakes highlight King George native's hurricane struggles

Earlier this summer, King George County native Marvin Rose thought about dropping the flood insurance on his single-story home in Baytown, Texas.

Billy Blakley | Obituaries |

William Edward “Billy” Blakley II, 64, beloved husband and best friend to Deborah Grigsby Blakley, most trusted father of Kimberly C. Madison (Calvin Lee) and ...

Jefferson Forest Men, Jamestown Women Dominate Virginia 4A States  Swimming World Magazine

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Carter, William P. | Obituaries |

William "Bill" Prescott Carter, 75, of Fredericksburg, Va. passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, surrounded by family, and gave life to others on ...

Navy Leaders, Local Officials Dedicate New SLBM Facility  Naval Sea Systems Command

State of the Art Capabilities for Current and Future Navy Missile SystemsDAHLGREN, Va. –Navy leaders and local officials cut the ribbon for a new facility ...

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