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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 Parks

    All County parks are open; however, most park amenities such as playgrounds remain closed. Before you go, know! Read on...
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    Governor Announces New Artificial Intelligence-Powered Online Tool for COVID-19 Self-Screening

    **Released by the Governor Northam's Office on May 22.** Governor Northam today announced that Virginians can now use COVIDCheck, a new online risk-assessment tool to check their symptoms and connect with the appropriate health care resource. Read on...
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    Police Respond to Shooting

    Police were called to the area of Adams Road near Gibson’s Mobile Home Park just after noon today. Read on...
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    New Appointment to Economic Development Authority

    Brandon Nice is the new member of the Economic Development Authority. Read on...
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    Governor Announces Education Work Group to Guide Process for Safe, Equitable Reopening of Schools

    **Released by the Governor Northam's Office on May 18.** Education stakeholders will develop recommendations to ensure continuity of learning and address the needs of all Virginia students. Read on...
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    Water Elevation Levels Drawdown Begins at Little Creek Reservoir

    Park patrons should use caution during the upcoming water drawdown. Read on...
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    Takeout Tuesday

    Local restaurants are offering curbside pickup and delivery. Read on...
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    James City County Allocates $500,000 to Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

    Allocated funding will be designated to provide relief to County businesses. Read on...
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    Personal Property/Real Estate Taxes Due by June 5, Late Payment Penalty Waived Until Aug. 5, 2020

    If you do not receive your tax bill by May 15, please call the Treasurer's Office at 757-253-6705. Read on...
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    Governor Northam Announces Phase One Guidelines to Slowly Ease Public Health Restrictions

    **News Released by the Governor's Office on Saturday, May 9** Phase One will begin no sooner than Friday, May 15 Read on...
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    Virginia Receives Approval to Implement Pandemic EBT Program

    Virginia departments of Social Services and Education working collaboratively to issue benefits to eligible households. Read on...
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    New Webinar Series: Helping Virginia Businesses Reopen in a COVID-19 World

    Virginia Community Capital is sponsoring a new free webinar series on Thursdays in May. Read on...
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    Moody’s Kitchen Opens on Merrimac Trail

    The brand new restaurant concept is a kitchen designed to produce food to be eaten on the run or in the comfort of your dining room. Read on...
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    Love Lives Here

    Create your own LOVEwork while you stay at home. Read on...
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    Governor Northam Unveils Blueprint for Easing Public Health Restrictions

    This release was sent out by the Governor's Office on April 24. ‘Forward Virginia’ blueprint informed by diverse health and business stakeholders, includes testing, tracing, and PPE priorities Read on...
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    SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic Reopens

    One of multiple economic relief provisions to protect workers and small businesses. Read on...
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    Have You Lost Your Job or Had Your Hours Reduced Due to COVID-19?

    Did you know you may be eligible for assistance? Read on...
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    Online Application for Land Use Map Designation Change Now Available Through May 31

    Land Use designations help the County make long-term decisions about infrastructure, road improvements, and public facility locations. Read on...
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