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Posted on: October 2, 2023

In-person early voting for the November General Election has begun

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In-person early voting for the November General Election began Friday, September 22, 2023.

Ballots for New Kent County voters include the races for:

  • Senate of Virginia - 26th District
  • House of Delegates - 60th District or 71st District
  • Clerk of Court
  • Commonwea...
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Posted on: August 20, 2023

Gardner promoted to Assistant Financial Services Director

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County Administrator Rodney Hathaway is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrea Gardner to Assistant Financial Services Director. Gardner is a New Kent County resident and a New Kent High School graduate, in fact, Gardner began her t...
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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Finance Department receives Government Finance Officers Association's (GFOA) Triple Crown Award

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County Administrator Rodney A. Hathaway is very pleased and proud to announce that New Kent County has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Triple Crown Award for achieving the GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement...

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Posted on: July 26, 2023

Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) now online


New Kent County’s eighth Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), prepared by the Department of Financial Services, is now online. This document provides a better understanding of our County government, local economic factors and financial positi...

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Posted on: July 25, 2023

Everard welcomed to New Kent as new County Attorney


The New Kent County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the appointment of Joshua Everard as the County Attorney for New Kent County. Mr. Everard was unanimously appointed by the Board on May 30, 2023, with an official start date of June 16, 2023....

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Posted on: July 14, 2023

Sheriff's Office awarded sixth accreditation certificate

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The New Kent County Sheriff’s Office was awarded their sixth Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission Accreditation Certificate during the New Kent Board of Supervisors Meeting on July 13, 2023. The award was presented by Sheri...
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Posted on: July 11, 2023

Treasurer's Office receives accreditation

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The New Kent County Treasurer’s Office received its accreditation from the Treasurers’ Association of Virginia (TAV) on June 20, 2023.The Office Accreditation program is a voluntary professional certificate program overseen by the Trea...

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Posted on: March 6, 2023

Buc-ee's Travel Center to expand to New Kent County


Buc-ee’s Travel Center intends to expand operations to New Kent County at the exit 211 interchange along Interstate 64. Plans include a 74,000 SF store with 120 fueling positions, 557 parking spaces, 24 Tesla charging spaces & 10 bus/RV parking spaces.

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Posted on: March 15, 2023

Proposed Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Budget now online

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County Administrator Rodney Hathaway presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Budget to the Board of Supervisors at the Board's March 13, 2023 business meeting. The Board is expected to consider the budget for next fiscal year at its April ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Wondering what's going on in New Kent? Check out the County's new land development viewer!

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Have you wondered what is being built near your neighborhood? Did you hear that business XYZ was coming to New Kent and you want to see what has been submitted to the County presently? The recently created land development viewer application shows propose...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Report Missing or Found Pets

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If your pet is missing or if you have found a pet, please use one of the corresponding links below to provide as many details as possible about the animal, including your contact information, so we can better assist you. 

If you have any questions...

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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: September 6, 2022

$34M expansion to include county-wide access to fiber-optic network for every NKC home & business


Every home and business in New Kent County will have access to ultrafast, reliable, symmetrical internet service across a 100% fiber-optic network thanks to a partnership with Cox Communications and a $34M investment. 

 “As the fastest gr...

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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, navigate to the Calendar and then click on "Submit An Event." Once your even...
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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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