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The Rappahannock Area Court Appointed Special Advocates program is seeking caring, reliable adults to become advocates for children who have been ...

Burrell, Charles Allen | Obituaries |

Armour - Charles Allen Burrell, 69, died at his home working in the yard on Monday, May 6, 2019. Memorial *service* will be Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM.

Kid Stuff: May 16-23 | Weekender |

18 saturday. Kids to Parks Day: Eco-Olympics, Caledon State Park, 11617 Caledon Road, King George. Celebrate Kids to Parks Day with conservation-themed ...

Washington, Mary Elizabeth | Obituaries |

Mary Elizabeth Washington Carter, Born October 18, 1920 on the Washington family farm near Dahlgren in King George County, to Henry Thacker Washington ...

King George High School DECA ready for international conference

The King George High School DECA chapter attended the DECA State Leadership Conference in Virginia Beach Convention Center. Countless hours of ...

Kid Stuff: May 2-9 | Weekender |

2 thursday. “Peter and the Starcatcher,” Stafford High School, 63 Stafford Indians Lane, Fredericksburg. An enchanting adventure reveals how a wayward ...

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 46 Charlotte

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

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.

King George supervisors discuss holding schools to same increase as other county departments

In the same breath that Jeff Bueche praised the county's “stellar” schools, the chairman of the King George Board of Supervisors said the School Board's request ...

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 ...

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 ...

Medical examiner says King George basketball player died from enlarged heart

The King George High School basketball player who collapsed in December died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy—an enlarged heart muscle, according to the ...

Auctioneer from King George gets the nod as state 'Auctioneer of the Year'

It was some 20 years ago when Kelly Strauss found himself looking for a career change after moving here from the Christiansburg area where he grew up.

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 ...

PHOTOS: King George girls win Battlefield District | Gallery

King George defeated Chancellor 49-34 for the Battlefield District championship at King George High School in King George, Virginia on Feb. 14, 2019.

King George basketball player dies after suffering health emergency during game

A King George High School basketball player died after suffering a health emergency during a game at Brooke Point High School Tuesday night, school officials ...

King George DECA students advance to State Leadership Conference

High school DECA chapters in District 19 competed in the DECA District Leadership Conference at the Spotsylvania Towne Center in November. Teams from ...

King George hires Yates as basketball coach | High School

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

King George's proposed budget includes more money for school and county workers as well as the Board of Supervisors with no tax increase for residents

King George County's proposed budget includes pay raises for teachers, county employees and Board of Supervisors members, but no tax increase for ...

Historical fiction on King George 'grounded in the truth'

Writing a novel set in King George County in the late 1950s gave Sean Gates the chance to revisit the county history he's always loved—and to embellish it with ...

Battlefield District girls tournament championship: Martin's big game leads King George past Chancellor

Halia Ellis refers to teammate Brianna Martin as the “silent killer.” King George coach Neil Lyburn admits that he's occasionally lost track of his senior forward's ...

Clodius, Roderick Forbes | Obituaries |

RICHMOND VA Roderick Forbes Clodius, "Buddy", passed on February 14, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. A native of King George, Virginia he was born ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

JMHS mourns death of student who collapsed during gym class Monday

James Monroe High School students stood in the school commons for 15 minutes of silence Tuesday morning to pay respects to a classmate who died Monday ...

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 ...

Braden, III, Boyd Early "Smokey" | Obituaries |

Boyd Early "Smokey" Braden, III, 65, of King George County passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at his home, surrounded by loved ones. A native and lifelong ...

Lucas, Jr., Harrison | Obituaries |

Harrison Maurice Lucas, Jr., the only son of the late Harrison Maurice Lucas, Sr. and Lillian Lou Lucas was born on February 24, 1968 in King George, VA.

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.

"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 ...

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.

High school football practice opens with plenty of new coaches

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

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 ...

Lewis, William Homer | Obituaries |

William "Homer" Lewis, 51, of King George County passed away April 3, 2019 at Mary Washington Hospital. William was a graduate of King George High School ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

High school football preview: King George | High School

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 ...

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.

Fredericksburg high school mourns student who collapsed during gym class Monday

James Monroe High School students stood in the school commons for 15 minutes of silence Tuesday morning to pay respects to a classmate who died Monday ...

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 ...

King George at Courtland field hockey | Gallery |

The Foxes and the Cougars square off in the District 4B quarterfinals at Courtland on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

'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 ...

Portner, Dianne Morie | Obituaries |

Dianne M. Portner, 66, of King George County passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Dianne was the 1969 Virginia Soybean Queen. She was salutatorian ...

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 ...

Dove, Penny | Obituaries |

Penny Dove, 68, of King George, passed away March 30, 2019 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home. She was born March 31, 1950 in Rockville, MD, to Nathan and ...

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.

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, 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on For more information about Agon, ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

High school football: King George clips Courtland | High School

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 ...


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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Class of 2016: King George High's Maddie Amos | Education

KING GEORGE HIGH: Maddie Amos. Age: 17. Parents: Kristin and Bradley Amos. What is an example of something this student has done to show caring for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

Northam's gun proposals violate Second Amendment.

Brown, Brayden Chance | Obituaries |

Brayden Chance Brown, two years old of Colonial Beach, Virginia, beloved son of Karley Elizabeth Inscoe and De'Shon Tyric Brown (Deceased 8-25-2017) ...

Local Sports Celebrities | Archive |

Champion athletes come in all shapes, sizes—and species.

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 ...


Bazaar, St. Matthias United Methodist Church, 426 Deacon Road, Stafford, 6–8 p.m. Preview sale for Saturday's main event.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Karen Marie Weedon | Obituaries |

Karen Marie Weedon of King George, born Feb. 8, 1957, passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 at her home.

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