911 lines in New Kent County operational again

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NEW KENT, Va. (WAVY) — The New Kent Sheriff says the county’s 911 lines are operational again.

Sheriff J. Joseph McLaughlin said Thursday the lines were transferred to King William County because of an issue on the Verizon side of the system.

This meant King William County answered for New Kent and relayed information to is emergency center, McLaughlin said.

In an update Thursday evening, McLaughlin said the emergency lines were switched back over to New Kent.

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