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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. James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

    Police Make Arrest in Oct. 30 Homicide

    Police make arrest in homicide of Carlos Fermir Vanegas-Escobar Read on...
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  4. Marina Update_News Flash

    Park Improvement Project Underway at James City County Marina

    Billsburg Brewery remains open; Marina refueling station, boat ramp and paddle craft floating launch temporarily close during project. Read on...
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  7. Harris Teeter larceny suspect

    Police Seek Suspect in Larceny Incidents

    Police seek the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in larceny incidents. Read on...
  8. James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

    Police Respond to Suspicious Package, Home Searched

    Police respond to suspicious package and search a residence in Powhatan Secondary. Read on...
  9. commonweath of virginia office of governor ralph s northam

    Governor Northam Announces New Statewide Measures to Contain COVID-19

    Includes limit of 25 individuals for in-person gatherings, expanded mask mandate, on-site alcohol curfew, and increased enforcement Read on...
  10. Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

    More than 100 County Businesses Receive Funding from Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

    The Board of Supervisors previously allocated $500,000 to the fund for County businesses. Read on...
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  12. taxes due dec 7
  13. Start Peninsula 2020 Winners

    Winners Announced for Start Peninsula 2020

    Each winner will receive $5,000 to fuel their business growth and will receive a six month community membership to Launchpad, the Greater Williamsburg Business Incubator. Read on...
  14. Police

    Police Conduct Homicide Investigation

    Police conduct homicide investigation in the 1900 block of Algonquin Trail. Read on...
  15. November Events_Flash

    Parks & Recreation Plans November Events

    November programming features genealogy research and yoga for kids, meditation tips and health & wellness events for adults and a bike tour for all ages! Read on...
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  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. Coronavirus covid19 update news flash 2020
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