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Posted on: May 24, 2023

Upcoming Comprehensive Plan Public Meetings

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New Kent County is planning for its future and your voice matters. New Kent 2045, a process to update the County's Comprehensive Plan, is in progress and we need your input on what New Kent County should be like in the future.

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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 6, 2023

Jones, Smolnik take on new roles in New Kent

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County Administrator Rodney Hathaway is pleased to announce the appointments of Korita Jones as Director of Human Resources and Matthew Smolnik as Assistant County Administrator of New County.

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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. 

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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. 

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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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