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Posted on: April 15, 2022

It's hurricane season. Are you ready?

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Be ready when disaster strikes. Stay informed. Build a kit. Make a plan. Visit the Virginia Department of Emergency Management's website for hurricane preparedness tips.

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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Heavy Rescue 505 officially placed in-service

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As New Kent County continues to grow vastly, Fire-Rescue is forced to both prepare for, and respond to, an array of new and highly technical risks associated with such growth. To do so successfully, we must be keen to recognize, seek out, and/or foster op...
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Posted on: April 15, 2022

Be fire smart with electricity in your home!

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Check our our latest fire prevention tip! This short animated video helps increase awareness about dangerous home electrical fires and what you can do to prevent them.

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

DMV Select scheduling notes

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Scheduling notes for New Kent's DMV Select:

The DMV Select, located in the New Kent County Administration Building at 12007 Courthouse Circle in New Kent, will be opening at 9 am next Wednesday, June 29 and will also be closed on Friday, July 1.

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

2022 New Kent County Personal Property Reports

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The 2022 New Kent County Personal Property Reports were mailed on 6/3/2022. THIS IS NOT A BILL.  It is a notice of assessment (of your vehicle, trailer, camper, boat, etc.) and your opportunity to appeal assessment value or make changes to your a...
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Posted on: May 17, 2022

Margaret Jefferson named Employee of the Quarter

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Help us in congratulating Margaret Jefferson on winning Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2022!  Margaret has been with the County since June 2007 and has been a vital part of the Department of Financial Services and payroll for th...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Evelyn certified as Master Governmental Treasurer

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Charles H. Evelyn III, Treasurer of New Kent County, has been certified as a Master Governmental Treasurer (MGT) under the Master Certification program administered by the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service and the School of ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Add your community event to the County website!

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Want to add your organization's event or your neighborhood's yard sale to the New Kent County website calendar? Well, now you can!
Once you get to www.co.new-kent.va.us, navigate to the Calendar and then click on "Submit An Event." Once your even...
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Posted on: May 11, 2022

New Kent Farmers Market is back for its fourth season!

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New Kent Farmers Market is back for its fourth season beginning May 14, 2022 and continuing every Saturday though the month of August. Located at the Market Pavilion (7589 New Kent Hwy.), the Market is open 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Check out who's comin...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Holly Fork Road (Route 600) at Goddins Mill Pond to close for bridge repair

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Weather permitting, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close a section of Holly Fork Road (Route 600) at Goddins Mill Pond on Monday, May 9 through July 2022 for a bridge repair project in New Kent County. 

During the repair, th...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Lang promoted to Public Utilities Director

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New Kent County is pleased to announce the promotion of C. Michael “Mike” Lang to Director of Public Utilities, effective May 1, 2022. Lang currently serves as the Assistant Director of Public Utilities.

 In his 14 years with N...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Dominion Energy Shares How to Identify a Utility Scammer

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Dominion Energy reminds customers how to spot utility scams and the best ways to stay safe. 

"Criminals posing as Dominion Energy employees are constantly developing new scams designed to trick customers out of money or personal information,&...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Gov. Youngkin Announces AutoZone to Establish Distribution Center & Direct Import Facility in NKC

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RICHMOND, VA - Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO), the nation’s leading auto parts retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories, will invest $185.2 million to establish a new wareho...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Pre-pay real estate and personal property taxes throughout the year

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Did you know that you can pre-pay your real estate and personal property taxes throughout the year? You do not have to wait until December 5th. Check out the Treasurer's webpage if you are interested.
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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Local COVID testing and vaccination opportunities

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Are you looking for a COVID test? Here are a few local opportunities to get a COVID test in the area.

Community members can request an appointment at their local health departments via the Chickahominy Health District's (CHD) hom...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

New welding program coming to New Kent County/Rappahannock Community College

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New Kent County, in partnership with Charles City County, King William County, the town of West Point, Rappahannock Community College, and local employers, will renovate a portion of the Historic School (former New Kent High School located at 11825 New Ke...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

New Kent County Courthouse wax seal returns home after 159 years

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What a day for New Kent County history!
County officials and New Kent Historical Society members met with Mr. McBrien of Pennsylvania on Friday, October 1, 2021.  His great great grandfather Edward Brown was a Union soldier during the Civil War. &...
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