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Public Information produces news releases for citizens and the media, handles media inquiries, produces the podcast This Week in James City County and manages social media. The office also provides public information during emergencies and weather events.

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    James City County Launches Email Notification Service for Public Meeting Documents

    Subscribe to receive email notifications when public meeting agendas, minutes and other documents become available. Read on...
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    Virginia’s Newest “LOVE” sign in Freedom Park

    A Ribbon-Cutting Marks Latest LOVEwork in James City County! Read on...
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    One Fatality in Single-Vehicle Crash on Forge Road

    A James City County man was fatally injured while driving on Forge Road on the afternoon of Nov. 20 Read on...
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    Chickahominy Riverfront Park Fishing Pier Reopens!

    Pier reopens following five-month renovation project. Read on...
  7. JCCPD an arrest has been made

    Driver Arrested for DUI After Collision with School Bus

    A woman has been charged with DUI after striking a school bus transporting Hornsby Middle School students on Nov. 15 Read on...
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    Watson Selected as Director of Social Services

    Barbara Watson has been promoted to become the director of Social Services effective Dec. 16, 2023. Read on...
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  11. JCCPD an arrest has been made

    Arrest Made in Connection with Papa John’s Robbery

    A suspect linked to an armed robbery at Papa John's on Oct. 19, 2023, has been apprehended and charged by police Read on...
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    November Events from Parks & Recreation

    Join us for family fitness classes, the Live Well Expo for ages 55+, Genealogy Workshops and a host of health and wellness offerings and activities! Read on...
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    Parks & Recreation Earns Top Honors at State Conference

    Six department initiatives and staff named best in state. Read on...
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    Fall 2023 Activity Brochure Available!

    Get your copy! Parks & Recreation’s Destination Recreation Activity Brochure highlights classes, programs, events and activities through January! Read on...
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    Little Creek Reservoir Park Boat Launch and Park Store Temporarily Close

    Low water levels impact water recreational activities at Little Creek Reservoir Park. Read on...
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This Week in James City County covers upcoming meetings and events, highlights services, staff and departments and does a deeper dive on challenging issues.