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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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

From the Archives: King George County's inaugural Fall Festival a success

King George County's inaugural fall festival weathered an off-and-on drizzle and was proclaimed “a wonderful success” by the festival's chairman in October ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

"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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

High school softball: King George gives it their all for departing coach

It's rare when a team dedicates a game to its coach early in the season.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

High school football: King George tops Caroline for first win

King George High School used a balanced rushing attack and a strong defense Friday night to notch its first win of the season, beating Caroline High, 28–13.

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.

Calendar of events, March-May | |

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

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.

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.

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 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 ...

Hoge, Joy Warren | Obituaries |

Joy Warren Hoge, 76, formerly of Dahlgren, Va., passed away September 24, 2018 after a long illness at her home in Ehrenberg, Ariz., with her devoted ...

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.

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 ...


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 ...

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 ...

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?

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Weekender Calendar Oct. 11-18 | Weekcals |

Food Fight Fredericksburg, Market Square, 907 Princess Anne St. Meet at Market Square before being escorted to four downtown restaurants, each featuring a ...

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.

Bowen, Betty Jo | Obituaries |

Betty Jo Croom Bowen, 81, of Foneswood, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. She was the widow of Benjamin Franklin Bowen, Jr and a ...

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 ...

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

KING GEORGE HIGH: Maddie Amos. Age: 17. Get our daily Headlines Newsletter. Enter your email: Apps: iOS • Android. Parents: Kristin and Bradley Amos.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

KG DECA shines at international conference in California

King George High School DECA owned their future at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Calif., in April. More than 19000 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

High school boys basketball: King George finding a better pace

The King George boys basketball team didn't go through a drastic overhaul or make major adjustments after losing its final two games of 2014.

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 ...

Friday/Saturday's high school football playoff capsules | Sports

REGION 5D. No. 6 PATRICK HENRY–ROANOKE (6–4) at No. 3 MOUNTAIN VIEW (6–4), 7 p.m.. Last meeting: This is the first meeting between the two schools.

Calendar May 18-July 4 | Discover |

MAY. May 18–20. Fredericksburg Greek Festival, Nativity of the Theotokos Greek Church, 12326 Spotswood Furnace Road. Greek food, drinks, pastries, music ...

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 ...

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 ...

Summer lunch programs help fill hunger gap in region

When classrooms and cafeterias close for the summer, some children who had been getting two meals a day at school suddenly have little on their plates.

Community Calendar | Cocalendar |

Holiday open house, The Fredericksburg Antique Mall & Clock Shop, 925 Caroline St., today, noon-5 p.m. Refreshments and raffles with prizes. Free.


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

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.

Stephen Ballard | Obituaries |

Stephen Claybrooke Copen Ballard, 19, of King George County passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015.

Kid Stuff: April 19-26 | Entertainment |

19 thursday. “Medea,” Culpeper County High School, 14240 Achievement Drive, Culpeper. April 19-20, 7 p.m.. “Three Musketeers,” Massaponax High School, ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Biloxi-born student wins $100,000 at SEC Championship game  WLOX

One Biloxi-born high school student has the chance to win $100000 at the SEC Championship game this Saturday.

History Calendar: Updated Jan. 22, 2018 | History |

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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 ...

Local Sports Celebrities | Discover |

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

COMREL Meets at UMW Dahlgren Campus | Features  Pentagram

The Naval Support Activity South Potomac (NSASP) Community Relations (COMREL) Council met Nov. 15 at the University of Mary Washington Dahlgren ...

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 ...

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 ...

Exclusive Interview, Tons of Photos: Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Qarni's Whirlwind First Four Months on the Job  Blue Virginia

Back in December 2017, I interviewed U.S. Marine Corps veteran, teacher, two-time Democratic candidate, Pakistani-American and Muslim American Atif Qarni ...

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 ...

KEN PERROTTE: Tournament fishing rivalry heats up as outfits angle for viewers

THERE HAS been a revolution going on in the tournament bass fishing world over the last few years, with the increasingly popular Major League Fishing circuit ...

Local Veterans Day events and discounts announced

Fredericksburg Area Veterans Council Ceremony, Our Fallen Heroes Memorial, junction of George, Barton and Liberty Streets, Fredericksburg. All veterans and ...

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