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Posted on: April 8, 2021

8 de abril, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4705

La próxima actualización se publicará el lunes 12 de abril. Continuaremos enviando información urgente seg&uacu...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

April 8, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Monday, April 12. We will continue to send urgent information as needed.  If you know someone who lives in JCC or Williamsburg who is in 1a, 1b or 1c who wants a vaccine but has not received one, please ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Police Seek Suspect in Larceny from Food Lion in Norge

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On March 29 at approximately 7 p.m., an unknown male entered the Food Lion located at 7537 Richmond Road in Norge and left the store with a case of beer that he did not pay for. The suspect is described as a white male with facial hair. A surveillance vid...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Proposed FY2022 Budget Topic of This Week in James City County

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James City County’s County Administrator, Scott Stevens; Financial and Management Services Director, Sharon Day; and JCSA General Manager, Doug Powell join us on the podcast to discuss the Proposed FY2022 Budget. Check it out and let us know wha...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Agricultural and Forestal District Committee Meeting Canceled

AFD Canceled

No AFD addition or withdrawal applications have been submitted for consideration at this meeting. The next regularly scheduled AFD Committee meeting is July 22, 2021 at 4 pm.

Media Contact:Paul Holt, Director of Community Development and Planning757-253-66...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths in Virginia

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RICHMOND – Beginning on April 12, 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begin accepting financial assistance applications for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020, for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

JCSA Starts Water Main Replacement Project

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Beginning in April, James City Service Authority (JCSA) will begin construction of a neighborhood wide water main replacement project in the Canterbury Hills, Jamestown Farms, Indigo Park and White Oaks subdivisions. Limited work will also be completed in...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Pedal the Parkway During National Park Week April 23-25

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The National Park Service (NPS) at Colonial National Historical Park and non-profit partner BikeWalk Williamsburg invite the community to celebrate National Park Week by biking, walking or running on a seven-mile portion of the Colonial Parkway for three ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

James City County Policy Committee Meeting Canceled

Policy Committee Meeting Canceled

The James City County Policy Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 15, 2021 has been canceled.For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.Media Contact:Paul Holt, Director of Commu...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Virginia Department of Health Announces ASL Capabilities for Vaccine Call Center

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(Richmond, Va.) —The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announces a new service for Deaf and hard of hearing Virginians who use American Sign Language (ASL). VDH partnered with Connect Direct, a subsidiary of not-for-profit Communication Servic...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

5 de abril, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4689

Nuestra próxima actualización de las 4 p.m. se publicará el jueves 8 de abril. Seguiremos enviando información urgente seg&a...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Community Participation Team Meeting Scheduled for April 12

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The Engage 2045 Community Participation Team (CPT) will meet on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 4 p.m. to review the final Round 3 Deciding and Affirming Public Engagement Summary Report and to discuss public engagement plans for the remainder of Engage 2045. D...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Thursday, April 8. We will continue to send urgent information as needed. 

BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., April 5 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 6.4%Peninsula Health District: 9.3%Ja...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Parks & Recreation Is Hiring!

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Award-winning James
City County Parks & Recreation is looking for job applicants with apassion for providing outstanding customer service! Part-time seasonal and
year-round positions are available assisting with camps, at the outdoorpools and wi...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Operation Vaccinate the Peninsula Moves to 1c

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(Newport News, Va.) Effective Monday, April 5, the Virginia Department of Health’s Peninsula and Hampton Health Districts will move into 1c COVID-19 vaccinations. The districts will continue to prioritize vaccination f...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Virginia Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Workforce, Creates Additional Pathway to Enlist Volunteers

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced several efforts aimed at increasing Virginia’s vaccinator workforce to support the continued expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations across the Commonwealth, including a new initiative to recr...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

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Larcenies from unlocked motor vehicles are one of the most prevalent crimes in James City County. Residents are encouraged to always lock their car doors even when they are at home. Residents should also always remove valuables (especially electronics and...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

1 de abril, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4679

POR NÚMEROS a las 10 a.m., 1 de abril Tasa de positividad actual de 7 días solo para PCREstado: 6,1%Distrito de salud de la pen&iacut...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

April 1, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Monday, April 5. We will continue to send urgent information as needed. BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., April 1 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 6.1%Peninsula Health District: 8.0%James City Cou...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Governor Announces Virginia to Expand Vaccine Eligibility to All Adults by April 18

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PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that all individuals in Virginia age 16 and older will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Sunday, April 18, ahead of the May 1 nationwide goal set by President Joe Biden. Govern...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Scott Stevens Covers Recent Board of Supervisors Meetings and More on This Week in James City County

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Scott Stevens, County Administrator for James City County, is our guest on the podcast this week. We talk about Board of Supervisors meetings, vaccines, staffing changes and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!  Video Audio Only This...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Parks & Recreation Plans April Events

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April EventsAs the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, we ask for your patience, flexibility and support. We depend on you, our patrons, to follow safety and social distancing guidelines as regularly released by the Governor of Virginia, the Virginia...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

29 de marzo, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4674Comenzando desde hoy 25 de Marzo nuestras actualizaciones de las 4 p.m. serán cambiadas a dos veces a la semana los Lunes y Jueves. Nos aseguraremos que se c...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

March 29, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Thursday, April 1. We will continue to send urgent information as needed. BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., March 29 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 5.8%Peninsula Health District: 7.7%James City ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Proposed FY2022 Budget Released

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County Administrator Scott Stevens released his proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget for James City County on March 26. This is the second year of the biennial FY2021-2022 budget. The FY2022 Proposed Budget is 7.5% above the FY2021 budget at $224.4 million, w...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Police File Charges in Robbery at Atlantic Union Bank

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On Sept. 17 at approximately 12:20 p.m., officers were called to the Atlantic Union Bank located at 5125 John Tyler Highway to a robbery. The suspect told the teller that he had a gun and demanded money. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

VDEM and VDH Urge Individuals to Not Travel to Community Vaccination Centers Without Appointment

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(RICHMOND, VA) — Today, the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that only those individuals who receive an appointment or invitation to attend a Community Vaccination Center (C...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

What happened at the March 23 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the March 23 Business Meeting:C.        PRESENTATION      

1.         20...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Governor Announces Limited Capacity Increases for Indoor/Outdoor Gatherings, Entertainment Venues

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Released by the Governor's Office on March 23, 2021

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that as COVID-19 vaccinations continue to rise in Virginia, certain sports and entertainment venues may begin to operate with additional ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

FBI & VDH Partner to Warn of Fraud Schemes Related to COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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Now that effective vaccines have been developed to combat COVID-19, criminals are capitalizing on public demand to steal money, identity, and personal information.The FBI and Virginia Department of Health are warning the public about several emerging frau...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Economic Development Wins Award

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James City County (JCC) Economic Development has been recognized by the Virginia Economic Developers Association (VEDA) with a Community Economic Development Award (CEDA). The CEDA program recognizes the best practices and exceptional contributions of com...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Police Respond to Shots Fired Incident

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At approximately 5:50 p.m. this evening, James City County Emergency Communications received calls regarding shots fired at Williamsburg Premium Outlets in the parking lot in the area of the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store. Upon officers’ arriva...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Police Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

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On April 24, officers with the James City County Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be at the James City County Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. collecting potentially dangerous expired, unus...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Historical Commission Sponsors Student Essay Contest

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The mission of the James City County Historical Commission is to further the efforts of the County to document, commemorate, preserve, protect, and promote the rich historical heritage of James City County.  The Commission is responsible for docu...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

Larcenies from unlocked motor vehicles are one of the most prevalent crimes in James City County. Residents are encouraged to always lock their car doors even when they are at home. Residents should also always remove valuables (especially electronics and...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

James City County Parks & Facilities

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County Parks, Centers & Facilities Update

April 2, 2021 Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, some programs and park/facility amenities remain closed. Thank you for your support and flexibility as we adjust...

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