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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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    House Fire on Thompson Lane

    On Feb. 16 at 12:51 a.m., units from the James City County Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 100 block of Thompson Lane. Read on...
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    Local Black History Commemorated in Two Talks Hosted by Parks & Recreation

    Two programs trace our history during Black History Month. Read on...
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    CERT Training to Begin March 5

    If a disaster threatens or occurs, do you know what to do? Read on...
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    Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

    Police are offering Firearm Safety Courses in February, March, April and May. Read on...
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    Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee (HTBAC) Seeking Applications for Two New Members

    The Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee (HTBAC) is currently seeking applications for two new members to represent James City County. Read on...
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    SWAT Team Member Guests on This Week in James City County

    We discuss the use of force continuum for less lethal methods including impact munitions (bean bags), Tasers and more. Read on...
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    Police Seek Identity of Counterfeit Suspects

    Police seek the public’s assistance in identifying suspects passing counterfeit $100 bills. Read on...
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    Looking for a Great Summer Job?

    Join the award winning Parks & Recreation team! Read on...
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    Mark Your Calendar for Family Fun Night

    Come out for this “Winter Fiesta” of family fun and entertainment! Read on...
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    County Schedules Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) Public Hearing

    Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) participants, applicants and landlords are encouraged to attend a public hearing to provide input on the Administrative Plan for the program. Read on...
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    Bicast Moves to Toano

    Their new location is 8231 Richmond Road. Read on...
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    Community Participation Team Listening Forums Scheduled for March 9 and 23

    The Engage 2045 Community Participation Team (CPT) invites local community organizations to participate in Listening Forums and to provide input for the County’s Comprehensive Plan update. Read on...
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    Cars and Coffee With Cops

    Police host Cars and Coffee With Cops at James River Elementary School on March 14 Read on...
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    Fire and Police to Offer Two Additional Dates for Active Shooter and Stop the Bleed Training

    CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events) provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. There is no charge for attendance and the course is available to anyone age 14 or older. Read on...
  18. February Flash

    Great Events Planned in February from Parks & Recreation

    Get heart healthy with Parks & Recreation! From getting fit to family nights to having fun, we've got something for everyone this month! Read on...
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    Historical Commission Seeks Nominations for Historic Preservation Awards

    The James City County Historical Commission is seeking nominations for the 2020 Historic Preservation Awards. Read on...
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    National Weather Service to Offer Basic SKYWARN Class May 4

    The class will cover all the background information needed for a citizen to become a trained weather spotter. Read on...
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    EDA Real Estate Committee Approves 2020 Meeting Calendar

    The meeting will be on the first Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. Read on...
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    Winter/Spring Activity Brochure Available. Get your copy!

    James City County Parks & Recreation’s Destination Recreation Activity Brochure highlights programs, events and activities through May! Read on...
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