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  1. I'll bet you a cold drink you can't guess who wrote this:Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Fairfax County August 11, 1761. RAN away from a Plantation of the Subscriber's on Dogue-Run in Fairfax, on Sunday the 9th Instant, the following Negroes, viz.


  2. Hanover board airs legislative goals to state lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Hanover Herald-Progress

    One of the county's priorities for the upcoming state legislative session is already a big focus of some Virginia lawmakers - industrial residuals, better known as sludge. Del. Chris Peace, R-97, has pre-filed legislation for the 2015 General Assembly that would place a freeze on any future applications of sludge within the 97th District, which contains parts of Hanover, King William and New Kent counties.


  3. School representatives learn about dual enrollmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The record Online

    Rappahannock Community College administrators recently shared dual enrollment information with local high school principals and guidance counselors.


  4. a G4S Government Solutions to get bought out by private equityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... its customer base. The company, which has a regional office in Oxon Hill and a training facility in King William County, Virginia, plans to launch new strategic divisions next quarter, including national security protection, base operations support ...


  5. John H. Upshaw Jr.Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 |

    John Henry Upshaw Jr., 77, of King William County departed this life on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at a Richmond hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1890 Dunluce Road, King William, VA 23086, with the Rev.


  6. John H. Upshaw Jr.Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 |

    John Henry Upshaw Jr., 7, of King William County departed this life on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at a Richmond hospital.


  7. Robert 'Hall' TaylorRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 |

    Robert Lewis "Hall" Taylor, 79, of King William County, formerly of the Battery Community in Essex, departed this life on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at his residence. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at New Liberty Baptist Church, 33030 Sparta Road, Milford, with the Rev.


  8. Robert L. TaylorRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 |

    Robert Lewis Taylor, 79, of King William County departed this life Wednesday, Oct. 8, at his residence.


  9. Obama Admin To Recognize Indian Tribe That Bans Interracial Marriage With African AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    Black lawmakers are furious that the Obama administration is in the process of acknowledging a Native American tribe that still has laws prohibiting its members from marrying African Americans. Eleven members of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Attorney General Eric Holder, criticizing the Bureau of Indian Affairs for planning on recognizing the Pamunkey tribe - a small tribe of about 200 members based in King William County, Virginia.


  10. Board approves plan for mine in Caroline There may soon be another...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 |

    Aggregate Industries asked for permission to expand an existing mine in King William County to 200 acres in Caroline County. Because the land is zoned agricultural preservation, a special-exception permit is needed for the mine to open.


  11. Gloucester's new judge hasn't practiced in county, rankling some...Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... opened with the elevation of Judge Jeffrey A. Shaw to Gloucester's Circuit Court. Merritt, 39, lives in King William County, part of a large judicial district that runs all the way to Poquoson. But she's getting a Middle Peninsula judgeship that's ...


  12. Pamunkey Indian regalia named to Virginia Association of Museum's top 10 historical artifactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... The Pamunkey artifact was regalia once belonging to Chief Paul Miles of the Pamunkey Indian Tribe in King William County. The 84-year-old garment is made of materials such as deerskin and chicken bones, as well as glass and wooden beads. Chief Miles ...


  13. Middle Peninsula Economic Summit: How to capitalize on region's small towns? | Tidewater BizRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... able to afford our school system, which we are very proud of." West Point is an incorporated town within King William County but oversees its own school system separate from King William Public Schools and relies on a tax revenue contribution to ...


  14. Police Arrest King William County Man for AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    Police arrested a King William County man in connection with an assault. Gordon Atkeison, 32, was arrested after fleeing the scene of the incident and leading police on a search.


  15. MicroCoal Technologies To Begin Construction of Commercial Scale Plant, VirginiaRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Resource Investing News

    MicroCoal Technologies Inc. is planning the construction of a commercial-scale facility in King William County, Virginia.


  16. This Day in Richmond History: August 6, 1900Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 |

    William Roane Aylett was born on May 14, 1833 in King William County, just outside of Richmond.


  17. William H. FortuneRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2014 |

    Judith D. Scott of Oklahoma City and Barbara T. Brooks of King William County; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.


  18. Whatever happened to... W&M QB Shawn KnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... director of athletics at the Virginia High School League. He is also pastor of Baptist Liberty Church in King William County. For the next two Wednesdays, we'll have a story catching up on an athlete from the area who made headlines, but hasn't been ...


  19. LETTER: More to Love in King WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Style Weekly

    There are other neighboring places of interest in King William County . As you follow Pocahontas Trail on the way to the Pamunkey Reservation you find the re-created village of Lester Manor.


  20. 'West Point 29' students recall role in Civil Rights Movement | Hampton Roads HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Point 29,' refused to attend Hamilton-Holmes High School, located about 18 miles away from West Point in King William County on Sept. 4, 1952, in protest to the segregated school system. The school board ordered the students to ride a bus to the ...