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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.

  1. Police Recruitment Flash

    Police Accepting Applications for Police Officer I/II

    Interested in a career in law enforcement? Read on...
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    Police Investigate Residential Burglary

    Police seek information on a residential burglary. Read on...
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  5. CARES Act Funding for Non-profit Organizations
  6. Planning Commission meeting canceled
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    Board of Supervisors, City Council and School Board to Hold Joint Meeting Oct. 26

    An earlier version of this release included incorrect Zoom information. The release has been updated. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. Read on...
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    Second Set of Finalists from Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Announced

    Finalists will participate in the main Start Peninsula event on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Read on...
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  12. Larceny from vehicles suspect

    Police Seek Larceny Suspects

    Reminder: always remove valuables from your vehicles and lock your doors. Read on...
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    Police Respond to Fatal Traffic Crash

    A 21-year-old New Kent man dies in fatal crash. Read on...
  14. Mainstream Voucher Waiting List Open Online Only Oct 29 9 am 6 pm
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  16. The Maine of Williamsburg

    New Event Venue Begins Construction

    The Maine of Williamsburg will include more than 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. Read on...
  17. Renwick - Jamestown Road larceny from vehicles

    Police Seek Larceny Suspects

    Police seek the public’s assistance in identifying larceny suspects. Read on...
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    Business Submissions Needed for New Awareness Campaign

    James City County wants to celebrate local business. Businesses are invited to submit information for an awareness campaign. Read on...
  20. Classic Consignments Williamsburg

    Classic Consignments Williamsburg is Now Open at 7405 Richmond Road, Suite A.

    It is a gift and consignment store selling gently used furniture and accessories. Read on...
  21. stuff the cruiser

    Police to Host Stuff the Cruiser Food Drive

    Police to host Stuff the Cruiser food drive on Nov. 7 at Walmart Neighborhood Market. Read on...
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  23. 7-Eleven Robbery Suspects

    Police Investigate Robberies at 7-Eleven

    Police seek the public’s assistance in identifying two robbery suspects. Read on...
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  25. Fall Brochure Cover_Flash

    Fall Activity Brochure Available! Get Your Copy!

    James City County Parks & Recreation’s Destination Recreation Activity Brochure highlights programs, events and activities through December! Read on...
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    First Set of Finalists from Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Announced

    Finalists will participate in the main Start Peninsula event on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Read on...
  27. October Flash

    Parks & Recreation Plans October Events

    Welcome fall with scarecrow stuffing and pumpkin painting, a variety of virtual programming for youth & adults plus trips and outdoor adventures for all ages! Read on...
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    Police Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

    Police will participate in a prescription drug take back initiative on Oct. 24. Read on...
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    Governor Northam Announces Expansion of $70 Million Rebuild VA Grant Fund for Small Businesses

    Eligibility criteria expanded to include businesses that received federal CARES Act funds, supply chain partners affected by closures. Read on...
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    PerfectMind Introduced

    The new registration system offers customers a more efficient experience for all department registrations. Read on...
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    Parks & Recreation Plans Child Care Program for Grades K-5

    REC Connect will offer full-day child care programs at three elementary schools this fall. Daily activities will include arts & crafts, outdoor play and virtual learning time. Read on...
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    Start Peninsula Changes Event Format to Multiple Smaller Competitions

    Beginning next month, Start Peninsula will begin a series of three micropitch competitions held on July 14, Sept. 22 and Oct. 13. Read on...
  36. Lock Your Car Doors

    Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

    Always remove personal items from your vehicle, and always lock your car doors. Read on...
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