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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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    Police Investigate Robbery at Atlantic Union Bank

    *Updated to correct date* Police responded to a robbery at the Atlantic Union Bank on John Tyler Highway on Sept. 17. Read on...
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    Police Make Arrest in Felony Embezzlement Incident

    Police arrest Hampton woman in connection with embezzlement from Hospice House. Read on...
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    Police Make Arrest in Stabbing Incident

    Police have charged two suspects in the Aug. 29 stabbing at Historic Powhatan Resort Read on...
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    Governor Northam Announces Easing of Restrictions in Hampton Roads

    Due to significantly improved health metrics in the Eastern Region, localities in Hampton Roads will join the rest of the Commonwealth in Phase 3 of the “Forward Virginia” plan to ease public health restrictions while mitigating the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
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    Police Seek Identity of Suspects in Property Damage & Larceny Incident

    Police seek the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a property damage and larceny incident in Country Village Mobile Home Park. Read on...
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    Parks & Recreation Transitions to New Registration System

    During the transition period - Sept. 11-15 - all Parks & Recreation registration systems will be down for the changeover. The new software system will streamline patron reservations for multiple facilities, programs, park amenities, memberships and more. Read on...
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    Police Make Arrest in Homicide Investigation

    James City County Police make an arrest in the death of a 45-yr-old JCC man. Read on...
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    Police Conduct Homicide Investigation

    James City County Police are investigating the death of a 45-yr-old JCC man as a homicide. Read on...
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    Parks & Recreation Plan September Events

    September offerings include the arts, outdoor activities and fun sports programs for the kids! 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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    Governor Northam Launches COVIDWISE Exposure Notification App to Help Contain COVID-19

    Virginia is first-in-the-nation to use Apple-Google Bluetooth framework to protect personal privacy. Read on...
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    Rental Assistance Program

    Are you facing eviction because of unpaid rent as a result of COVID-19? The Housing Office may be able to offer assistance. 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...
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    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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    James City County Parks

    All County parks and playgrounds are open; however, some amenities remain closed. Before you go, know! 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.