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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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    February Events from Parks & Recreation

    This month the kids can celebrate Valentine’s with sweet treats, work out in fun group fitness classes, learn basic bike maintenance and commemorate Black History month with a special program at Freedom Park. Read on...
  2. JCCPD announces a crime has occurred

    JCCPD Attempting to Identify Suspect in Shoplifting

    The public is to be on the lookout for a suspect in a shoplifting incident on Jan. 29 from Sunglass Hut Read on...
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    JCCPD: Unidentified Body Recovered in Retention Pond in New Town Neighborhood

    A body was found in a New Town residential area around 9:45 a.m. on Jan. 25 Read on...
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  5. Volunteers and JCC Officials Cut the ribbon for Tax Aide&#39s new location at Fire Station 1

    AARP Tax-Aide Program Prepares for New Season with New Location

    Beginning Jan. 31 and continuing through April 18, AARP Williamsburg Tax-Aide will once again be providing free in-person tax assistance and preparation. Read on...
  6. Freedom Tour News Flash

    Freedom: The Hands that Built History Tour

    Guided tour at Freedom Park commemorates Black History Month. Read on...
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    Winter/Spring 2023 Activity Brochure Available!

    Get your copy! Parks & Recreation’s Destination Recreation Activity Brochure highlights classes, programs, events and activities through March! Read on...
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    Registration Open for "Making the Most of Your Refund" Workshop

    The Office of Housing, in partnership with Literacy for Life, is offering a “Making the Most of Your Refund” workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Read on...
  9. JCCPD is releasing news

    Updated Jan. 14: Public to be on the Lookout for Missing Person: JCCPD

    Aonesty Selby, 18, was found deceased. She was considered missing and was last seen in JCC on Jan. 11 Read on...
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    Park Attendant for a Day Volunteers Needed

    Get a behind-the-scenes look at how County parks and facilities operate! Read on...
  14. January Flash

    January Events

    Start the New Year off right – attend the Fitness Open House, sign up for Tai Chi for beginners, run the virtual 5K and swim with Rec Racers as the children's program returns! Read on...
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    Powhatan Creek Watershed Management Plan Survey: Your Input is Needed!

    James City County is updating the Powhatan Creek Watershed Management Plan. We’ve launched a survey to collect public input on plan goals and to better understand concerns within the watershed. Read on...
  16. JCCPD is releasing news

    JCCPD Assistant Police Chief Myers Graduates from Prestigious FBI National Academy

    APC Myers graduated alongside 236 law enforcement officers in Quantico, VA on Dec. 8. Read on...
  17. JCCPD is releasing news

    JCCPD Connect is Live to the Public

    The JCCPD is sharing a centralized access page for all your Law Enforcement needs Read on...
  18. MarinaStoreClosed_News Flash

    Marina Store Operations Impacted by Building Improvements

    The James City County Marina Store to Close Dec. 12 through February. Read on...
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    Communication Stations Come to County Parks!

    Stations will enhance communications for those with limited verbal abilities. Read on...
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  21. JCCPD announces a crime has occurred

    Police Attempt to Identify Suspects in Shoplifting Incident

    Police attempt to identify suspects in a shoplifting incident on Oct. 22. Read on...
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