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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. This Week in James City County Podcast Subscribe Today

    County Administrator Scott Stevens Joins the Podcast to Talk About Fireworks, COVID-19 and More

    The podcast features 122 episodes and has been downloaded over 16,000 times. Read on...
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    Governor Northam Prohibits Congregating in Bars, Stresses Caution As Virginia Moves to Phase Three

    With cases rising in other states, Virginia will maintain current restrictions on bar seating, congregating Read on...
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    VDH Urges Virginians to Engage with Legitimate Contact Tracers, Avoid Scams

    Contact Tracers Will Not Ask for Social Security Numbers or Bank Details Read on...
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    Full Closure Scheduled on Portion of Devon Road for Longhill Road Widening Project

    Signed detour via Buford Road to begin as early as June 29 for approximately two weeks. Read on...
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    Busch Gardens Discussion at June 23 Board of Supervisors Work Session

    James City County's Board of Supervisors and legislative representatives discussed reopening strategies for Busch Gardens Williamsburg during the June 23 work session. 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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    Economic Injury Disaster Loan Programs Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits

    The U.S. Small Business Administration has reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program. Read on...
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    New EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program Available

    These new documents are available online from he U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury. Read on...
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    New EZ and Revised Full Forgiveness Applications for the Paycheck Protection Program Available

    These new documents are available online from he U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury. Read on...
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    Governor Northam Outlines Phase Three Guidelines to Lift Additional Public Health Restrictions

    Virginia will continue to closely monitor key health metrics to determine when to safely move to next phase. Read on...
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    Parks & Recreation Summer Camps, Classes & Activities Online

    Summer programming is scheduled to resume June 29 with social distancing and increased safety guidelines. 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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    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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This Week in James City County covers upcoming meetings and events, highlights services, staff and departments and does a deeper dive on challenging issues.