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THE JOURNAL Wednesday, Aug, 21, 2013 11 www.journalpress.com r Motivatin the under- achieving I am a parent. I am an educator. I am the mother of a very bright, formerly under-achieving student who frustrated every teacher (but one) who taught him K-12. I quickly learned that logic, inspiring speeches, pleas, rewards, bribes, threats, taking away privileges, and grounding him did not work. He was not motivated to do his homework, much less turn it in. His daily grades consisted of an above-average number of zeros. ~I received at least one phone call a week from a teacher telling me that I had to do "something" about my son's grades. None of them defined "something." I was at a loss and so were they, yet I knew my son was learning. He scored 100 on every test, and that frustrated the teachers more than anything. It wasn't until recently that my son shared that he had been bored and not doing his homework had become a game. We had been pawns. His game cost our family a lot of anguish, a lot of money in unearned scholarships, and a lot of tuition wasted because he changed career directions. Even though standardized test scores earned him a desk in the gifted program, his report card prevented his participation. While I considered myself a wonderful mother, I failed my son. I was young and not mature enough to realize that I needed to establish the importance of his being truthful with himself and me about his schoolwork. I didn't understand the importance of teaching him to set very specific long-term and short-term goals. I didn't understand the importance of helping him to complete a task analysis for each goal. I didn't understand the importance of defining success and failure in terms of his commitment to achieving his goals. He eventually learned those skills: He graduated from college on the six-year plan summa cum laude, he is employed and happy, and he and his wife are parents of a newborn son. Our talks have helped me become a better educator. He has given me insight into how the adolescent mind thinks. He has cemented in me the conviction that career planning must begin in middle school. Most importantly, he has taught me the important role a caring, compassionate teacher has in the life of a (sometimes rebellious) student. Remember the one teacher who never became frustrated with him? To this day she remains his favorite teacher, and they keep in contact via Facebook. How was she different? She would accept nothing less than 100 percent from h m. She challenged and empowered him to achieve beyond where he thought he could go. She ignited in him a passion for theatre arts, and she taught him to celebrate success. Carolyn Berry is the director of the Virginia Center for Learning and Achievement LLC in King George. VCLA offers tutoring for students k-12+, study skills classes for all age groups, test prep boot camps, and educational consulting for school administrators, teachers, and parents. To learn more, call 540-625-2184. KING GEORGE JULY 22 Kibler, Michael Paul - Assault and Battery Family Member Graves, Jennifer Lynn - Fail to Appear on Misdemeanor Charge JULY 24 Holcomb, Joy Lynn Violation Spurlin, Kelly Lynn of Court - Probation - Contempt JULY 25 Stevens, Jeffrey Allen - Revocation of Suspended Sentence and Probation (2 times) Zanelotti, Bryan Andrew - Possession of Marijuana, Fail to Appear on Felony Charge, Contempt of Court JULY 26 Stubbs, Darryl Stephan - Fail to Abide Signal Traffic Light, Driving Under the Influence, Refusal of Tests and Procedures, Drive Without a License White, Joseph Andrew- Fail to Appear on Misdemeanor Charge Finney, Timothy Ryan - Grand Larceny, Steal Property With Intent to Sell, Burglary Bumbrey, Charles Anthony - Manufacture-Sale-Posses Imitation Controlled Substance Schedule I-II, Manufacture-Sale- Possess Controlled Substance Schedule I-II (4 times) Zaluski, Stephanie Christine - Manufacture-Sale-Posses Controlled Substance Schedule I-II JULY 27 Anderson, John Contempt of Court David JULY 28 Pryor, Randy Cortez - Assault and Battery, Brandishing a Firearm JULY 30 Gray, Joshua Lee - Possession of Controlled Substances Grogg, Logan David - Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana JULY31 Goethe, Robert Lawton - Refusal of Tests and Procedures, Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana AUG. 1 Janifer, James Francis Jr. - Contempt of Court Phillips, Stephanie Diane - Contempt of Court AUG. 2 Cox, Demitri Michael Devante - Possession of Marijuana, Obstructing Justice, Concealment- Price Alter Merchandise, Possession of Controlled Substances Obrien, Brandon Ray - Driving Under the Influence AUG. 3 Giltner, George Howard II - Possession of Marijuana, Public Swearing or Intoxication Ramos, Gilberto A. - Driving Under the Influence, Drive While Suspended Johnson, Harold Edwin Jr. - Drive While Suspended Chapman,DavidEarl- Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Controlled Substances, Drive While Suspended Kinney, Laura Lynn - Drive While Suspended AUG. $ Massie, Holly Anna - Driving Under the Influence, Cruelty and Injury to Children, Driving After Forfeiture of License, Fail to Appear on Misdemeanor Charge AUG. 6 Taylor, Joshua Lee- Revocation of Suspended Sentence and Probation (4 times) AUG. 7 Minter, Maurice Eugene - Revocation of Suspended Sentence and Probation AUG. 8 Thompson, Robert Franklin - Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana, Reckless Driving to Endanger LifeLimb- Property Davis, Robert Wayne - Fail to Appear on Felony Charge AUG. 9 Robinson, Lauren Ashleigh - Driving Under the Influence AUG. 0 Williams, Harold Rudolph - Public Swearing or Intoxication Rose, Jesse Lee Public Swearing or Intoxication COL, BEACH AUG. 8 Joseph Porter, 31, Waldorf, MD, arrested for Driving Under Influence. AUG. 9 Joseph Deragon, 57, Colonial Beach, VA, arrested for Violate Protective Order. Mark Windland, Jr., 53, Colonial Beach, VA, arrested for Assault. AUG. 13 Kristopher Etheridge, 30, Montross, VA, arrested for Fail to Appear. Lindsay Brumback, 28, Manassas, VA, arrested for Drunk In Public. Keep up with what's happening locally Subscribe to The Call 540-775-2024 It' I I I!I ,. i t Located conveniently on (9-4); 12/9-12/13 (9-4). 1}~[~~[~) Rt. 3 in King George nearCall 540-424-8191 or visit The Westmoreland YMCAthe courthouse. To apply www.exitrealtyexpertise. is currently accepting ap- please call 540-775-5502. cam for more info. Military plications for a part time unfb Discounts for Active Duty After School Site Coor- and MyCAAfor Spouses. dinator. ~15L17 I~ours per ~ ufn week, on school days, 3-6 For Sale - 2007 Hummer pm. Do you enjoy working H3, new tires, dash navi- with youth? Do you be- ga.tion, Monsoon Sound ~ lieve that good character System, Leather Seats, []~[~ is important? Are you much more. $19,900.Waterfront Home for Sale active and enthusiastic? 540-379-0018. ufn Competitive hourly wage or Rent. 3 Bedrooms, with growth potential. Ap- 2 Baths, 1 Level. 1300 ply by August 23 at the ~ per Month. Security Westmoreland YMCA or ~ Deposit First and Last ;ontactBrandonatbjohn- CBVFD FIREFIGHTER Months Rent, Good sn@peninsulaymca-rg FITNESS 5K RUNNVALKCredit Required. If inter- 8/21b Sat. Aug. 24th at 9AM. ested in, purchase price is Registration Fee Adults $275,000.00"NO" financ- Maintenance/Handy Man $25.00/Kids $20.00. To ing is available, call or text Co0tractor; Part Time po- guarantee your race shirt (804) 761-3429 or (804) 761-3427.8/28p sition available for apart- please sign up before ment complex inKing 8/5/13. Forms can be George, VA. Experience mailed to CBVFD, 312 1~)~1~1]~1~ r_equired in plumbing, Colonial Ave. CB. 22443. []~1~ cleaning, painting, minor Race packet pick up @ Land for Sale; 2 Acres electrical and carpentry, 6:45 am on race day on with Well & Septic Tank customer service skills, theTown Hill. Formoreinfo in KG. For more info call multi-tasking and time visitwww.CBVFD.net. management. Send re- (540) 775-5866.9/28 sume or letter of inter- ~ est to Maintenance 1620 Price Dr., Farmville, VA. CHANGE YOUR CA- 1~/~~1~ 23901.9/4b REER, CHANGE YOUR LIFE! Moseley Real Es- Indoor Estate Sale; Sat- tate Licensing Courses urday, August 31st 9am- 9/16-9/20 (9-4); 10/21- 2pm. 156 Fourth St. Co- 10-25 (9-4); 11/18-11/22 Ionial Beach. Tools, Art- work, Steins, Collectibles, Furniture, Kitchenware, Glassware, German Items & MOREl Cash and Carry. 8/28p EXIT Realty Expertise Call 540-424-8191 or Visit www.Exit Realt EyExper tise.com Fox Towne Adult Day Care Center is now hiring for part time RN's, LPN's and Medical Technician. m A G L U C R A U C U R I E E D E M A M I O A L M L e S A' T DIA A S U AIB K I N SIL I O G HIY M A S A A R C H I EIR RIE Cll AID L L E MIA A I R C R I CIA E E C EIS We are pledged to the letter and spirit of Virginia's Policy for achieving equal housing opportunity throughout the Commonwealth. We encourage and support advertising and marketing programs in which there are no barri- ers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, elderliness, familial status, or handicap. All real estate advertised herein is subject to Virginia's fair housing law which makes it il- legal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, elderliness, familial status, or handicap or intention to make any such prefer- ence, limitation, or discrimination." This newspaper will not knowingly accept advertising for real estate that violates the fair housing law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. For more information or to file a housing complaint call the Virginia Fair Housing Office at (804) j~ i 367-8530. Toll free call (888) 551-3247. For the T-T[ hearing impaired call (804) 367~ Wendys Feline Friends. Cats and kittens for adop- tion. Many different colors and ages. All fixed with rabies shot. See pics at westmoreland.petfinder. org. For more informa- tion call Wendy 804- 224-1079 Animals Available For Adoption. The Animal Welfare League has dogs and cats available for adoption. For more in- formation please call 804- 435-0822, 804-435-6320. Hours Monday, Wed., & Friday. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lots of animals are at the shelter - call 804-462- 7175. In Home Professional Grooming. Will Come To Your Home Bath, Clip & Nails. All Small Breeds. Call Carol (540) 848- 4727.7/31p KITCHEN CABINETS & COUNTER TOPS Quality brand name cabinets & vanities at up to 45 % off List Price. Guaranteed lowest REPLACEMENT WINDOWS LIFETIME WARRANTY GUAIL4NTEED LOWEST PRICES. Tax IncenUve Windows. CALM Moseley Real Estate Licensing Courses 9/16-9/20 (9-4) - 10/21-10-25 (9-4) 11/18-11/22 (9-4) o 1 2/9-12/13 (9-4) h'fft',J To place a dassified ad, call Bonnie at 540-775-2024 or visit and place it online. KING GEORGE COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Pump Truok Driver/Utilities Maintenance Mechanic Salary Range= $25,442 to $41,471 The King George County Service Authority is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Pump Truck Driver/Utilities Maintenance Vle- chanic. Starting salary DOQ. CDL reauirea, Ap- plications may be obtained from the King George CountyAdministrator's Office, 10459 Courthouse Drive, Suite 200, (540-775-9181 ) or online at www. king-george.va.us. For specific information re- lated to job duties and requirements, please visit "s web site listed above or call the King George County Service Authority aT (540) 775-2746. Applications will be acceoted until August 30, 2013. King George County is an EOE. NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE SALE 10431 Dahlgren Road, King George, VA 22485 By virtue of the power and authority contained in a Deed of Trust dated September 17, 2007, and recorded at Instrument Number 20071024000180350 in the Clerk's Offi6e for the Circuit Court fat King George County, VA, securing a loan which was originally $412,500.00. The appointed SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE, Commonwealth Trustees, LLC will offer for sale at public auction at 9483 Kings Highway King George, VA 22485 on: September 16, 2013 at 11:30 AM improved real property, with an abbreviated legal description of All that certain tract or parcel of land situate, lying and being in Rapphannock District, King George County, Virginia, on the North side of State Route 206, bounded and described as follows: BEGINNING on the north side of State Route 206 at a point "A"; thence along a private road, north 19 1/4 West 184.00 feet to "B"; thence north 70 1/2 East 150.00 feet to "C'; thence south 7 1/2 East 217,00 feet to "D'; thence along the North side of State Route 206, 115.80 feet to the point of beginning, containing 0.617 of an acre, and shown on the plat made by W.H. Treakle, R.S, dated March 18, 1963 and attached to and recorded along with the Deed conveying this property to Thomas Ashton McGinnis, Jr., and as more fully described in the aforesaid Deed of Trust. TERMS OF SALE: The property will be sold subject to a '120 day right of redempffon by the Internal Revenue Service. The property will be sold "AS IS," WITHOUT REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND SUBJECT TO conditions, restrictions, reservations, easements, rights of way, and all other matters of record taking priority over the Deed of Trust to be announced at the time of sale. A deposit of $23,000.00, or 10% of the sale price, whichever is lower, in cash or cashier's check payable to the SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE will be required at the time of sale. The balance of the purchase price, with interest at the rate contained in the Deed of Trust Note from the date of sale to the date said funds are received in the office of the SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE, will be due within fifteen (15) days of sale. In the event of default by the successful bidder, the entire deposit shall be forfeited and applied to the costs and expenses of sale and Substitute Trustee's fee. All other public charges or assessments, including water/sewer charges, whether incurred prior to or after the sale, and all other costs incident to settlement to be paid by the purchaser. In the event taxes, any other public charges have been advanced, a credit will be due to the seller, to be adjusted from the date of sale at the time of settlement. Purchaser agrees to pay the Seller's attorneys at settlement, a fee of $445.00 for review of the settlement documents. Additional terms will be announced at the time of sale and the success- ful bidder will be required to execute and deliver to the Substitute Trustees a memorandum or contract of the sale at the conclusion of bidding. FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Rosenberg & Associates, LLC (Attorney for Commonwealth Trustees, LLC) 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 750 Bethesda, Maryland 20814 301-907-8000 www.rosenberg-assoc.com Call Steve at 540-775-2024 for all your business & Per- sonal printing needs KING GEORGE COUNTY ORDINANCE AMENDMENT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Board of Supervisors of the County of King George, Virginia will hold a 0ublic hearing TO receive public input regarding o proposed amendmentto the King George CountyCodeto re locate the Centralized Absentee Precinct from the Old King George Elementary School, School Board Offices, James Madison Polling Precinct located at9100 St. Anthony's Road, King George, Virginia, 22485 to the County Administration Building, 10459 Courthouse Drive, King George, Virginia 22485 The proposed amendment will amend County Code Section 5-29. The public hearing will be held Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., in the Rever- comb County Administration Building, Robert H. Combs Board Room, 10459 Courthouse Drive, King George, Virginia 22485. Anyone having questions regarding the above may contact the General Registrar's office, (540-775-9186), Monday through Friday, during regular working hours A copy of the full text, including descrip- tions aria maps of the proposed central absentee voter precinct relocation may be inspected in the Office of the General Registrar, Revercomb Building, 10459 Courthouse Drive, Suite 10Z King George, VA 22485. Written comments may be submitted to the County Administrator's office (540-775-9181), or mailed to 10459 Courthouse Drive, Suite 200, King George, VA 22485 All writ- ten comments must be received no later than 2:00 p. m., Tuesday, September 3, 2013. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS KING GEORGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA KING GEORGE COUNTY SERVICE AUTHORITY, VIRGINIA INVITATION FOR BIDS # 10022013-1400 DAHLGREN WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADE King George County Service Authority, Virginia is accepting bids from qualified firms for the construction of the Dahlgren Waste Water Treatment Plant Upgrade. Interested parties may review the complete advertisement, which includes instructions for obtaining plans/bidding documents, from the King George County website - www.king-george.va.us/county- offices/purchas- ing/solicitations or by written request to: King George County Procurement Manager, 10459 Courthouse Drive, Suite 201, King George, VA, 22485. A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid meeting will be held on August 27, 2013 in the Board of Supervisor's Meeting Room located at 10459 Courthouse Dr, King George, VA. The meeting will begin at 10:00 AM. MBE/WBE firms are encouraged to submit bids. Bidders must comply with the following: the President's Executive Order # 11246 prohibiting discrimina- tion in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex, or national origin; the President's Executive Orders # 12138 and 11625 regarding utilization of MBE/ WBE firms; and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Bidders must certify that they do not or will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin. All bids must be delivered to the King George County Finance De- partment at the above address no later than 2:00 P.M. (local prevailing time) on October 2, 2013. Late bids will not be accepted. King George County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. t