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King tables 5% tax hike in draft budget

King Township’s first council and committee of the whole meeting of the new term was held Monday and councillors didn’t waste any time getting down to business.

York chair Wayne Emmerson a bonus for King

Former Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Mayor Wayne Emmerson elected York Region Chairman and CEO and that will bring some benefits to King Township. Emmerson was elected York Region Chairman and CEO at the Dec. 11 inaugural meeting of York Regional Council, for the 2014 to 2018 term of office.

Santa pays a visit to King

Rachel takes a spot on Santa’s lap during his lunch time visit to the King City United Church on Saturday. Photo by Jake Courtepatte

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Power outage didn’t spoil school fundraiser

Nobleton Public School served a pasta lunch Dec. 12, and volunteers didn’t let anything slow them down.

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Documentary will reveal ‘The Other Side of the Hero’

It’s all about revealing the true face of humanity and all of its frailties. Heroes are all around us. Remove their stiff outer shell and perhaps you can catch a glimpse of “the other side.”

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Chamber gets in the spirit of giving

The generosity of King’s business community was front and centre last week, during the King Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas Lunch.

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King rescue facility saves 13 horses

For many of our equine gentle giants, the end of the road is a distasteful one indeed. Horses who have outlived their usefulness often end up at horse auctions, sold by the pound for their meat.

King Township Food Bank seeks treasurer

Strong leadership and volunteers have elevated the work of the King Township Food Bank. It takes a strong team to carry out the work of ...

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Local businesses in the spotlight during annual Chamber awards night

Staying true to the “shop local” idea, King businesses are thriving. Things are really happening in King Township and the King Chamber of Commerce recognized its business members last week. A handful of local operations were given their just desserts, to celebrate the strong support and business ties in this municipality.

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Catherine Hughes as ‘Diva in the Rough’ a tour de force

Catherine Hughes, aka “Diva in the Rough,” performed to a sell-out crowd at Kettleby Parish Hall last Saturday night.  Resplendent in emerald green, she took ...

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Hastings takes the helm of ASK

There are big things in store for King’s leading arts organization. Arts Society King (ASK) is set to mark its 10th anniversary in 2015 and leading the charge is its new executive director Teri Hastings.

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Marylake marks its 50th, sets its sights on the future

Home, physically or spiritually, is a place of comfort, joy and solace. While our childhood homes may be a thing of the past, there is a place in King that epitomizes quiet comfort.

Sports

Cougars wrestle with Otters in GMOHL rubber match

Last Thursday’s snowstorm wreaked havoc on the Georgian Mid-Ontario Hockey League schedule, including the cancellation of the Schomberg Cougars’ weekly home matchup.

Senior Knights hoops stay perfect on the season

It’s a different look for this year’s incarnation of the Villanova Knights senior boys’ basketball team, with the remnants of last season long in the past.

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NobleKing minor peewee A Knights pay it forward at Peel Youth Village

The NobleKing minor peewee A hockey team prepared and served dinner to the residents of Peel Youth Village on Thursday, Dec. 4. Peel Youth Village ...

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Curler travels across the nation, curling 100 games

Ron Swan is slowly becoming a household name as he is attempting to curl in 100 sponsored games in 100 different clubs across the nation.

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Novice Knights win gold in Huntstville

The NobleKing novice A Knights travelled to Huntsville to participate in the Huntsville Duke Knox Tournament from Nov. 21-23.

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