Posted on: February 23, 2016

$450,000 in DOJ Funding For Sexual Assault Prevention Initiatives in Williamsburg

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On Sept. 28, 2015, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the Department of Justice has awarded the James City County Police Department in Williamsburg, Virginia $450,000 through a grant to support programs that help prevent sexual assault...

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Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Avalon Works to Break the Cycle of Abuse

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That night, something felt different. She had been in the relationship for four years, and the abuse started after about a year. It started slowly, she said, with verbal jabs. He apologized, she forgave. They broke up, they got back together. She knew she...

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Avalon Colonial Community Corrections

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Spoke + Art Provisions Co. Opens in the County

Spoke + Art Provisions Co.

James City County is pleased to announce that Spoke + Art Provisions Co. is now open at 3449 John Tyler Highway along the Virginia Capital Trail. The business offers a community gathering spot and retail shop on the Virginia Capital Trail. Spoke + Art Pro...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 14, 2017

September is Virginia Spirits Month

Distillery

September is Virginia Spirits Month. Virginia is the birthplace of American spirits and there are numerous distilleries throughout the state that produce spirits including 8 Shires Distillery.

Formerly, the Williamsburg Distillery, 8 Shires Coloniale Disti...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 11, 2017

JuiceFix Juicery Opens in the County

JuiceFix Juicery

James City County is pleased to announce that JuiceFix Juicery held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, Sept. 9. JuiceFix Juicery is in New Town Williamsburg at 4917 Courthouse Street, Suite A.

JuiceFix Juicery offers cold pressed juices, smoot...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Six Students Graduate from Pilot ChefsGO 1.0 Program

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The Economic Development Authority of James City County, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC), the City of Williamsburg Economic Development Authority, Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance and the Williamsburg Area Restaurant Association ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Ford’s Colony Country Club Opens Renovated Golf Course

Fords Colony Country Club

James City County is pleased to announce that Ford’s Colony Country Club held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their recently renovated Marsh Hawk Course. The golf course was originally built and designed by Dan Maples in 1985 and is a traditional tree-lined...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 6, 2017

County Tourism Revenue Continues to Grow

2016 Tourism Growth

Tourism revenue for James City County reached $417 million in 2016, a 2.1% change over 2015. Local tourism-related taxes were $17.5 million, a 4.1% increase over 2015. All data was received by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) from U.S. Travel Associ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Kingsmill Championship Returns Through 2020

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The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has extended its contract with the Kingsmill Resort for the Kingsmill Championship for three years. Kingsmill Resort has held its LPGA tournament since 2003. Dates for 2018 will be announced at a later date....

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Virginia Gourmet Brands Have New Ownership

VirginiaGourmet

James City County is pleased to announce that Virginia Gourmet and its corresponding brands, Nouvel, LLC and Mrs. Bryant’s Specialty Foods & Sauces have been sold to new owners, Mike D'Alessandro and Jeff Gouger. Both D’Alessandro ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 27, 2017

Understanding Food Trucks in James City County

Food trucks

Regulations regarding food trucks, also known as mobile food vending vehicles, were approved by the James City County Board of Supervisors in November and December of 2016.  All regulations are available in Article II Sec. 24-49 of the Code of Ja...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Billsburg Brewery, Inc. to Open Brewery at Marina

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On Aug. 2, the James City County Economic Development Authority entered into an agreement with Billsburg Brewery, Inc. to sublease the top floor of the building at the James City County Marina and adjacent property located at 2054 Jamestown Road.

Billsburg...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Port Signs New, Long-Term Lease for Virginia International Gateway

Port of Virginia

NORFOLK – Governor Terry R. McAuliffe on Wednesday announced that The Port of Virginia® has signed a new, long-term lease for Virginia International Gateway (VIG) that clears the way for the port to begin work on doubling capacity at the...

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Additional Info... Economic Development

Posted on: March 20, 2017

8231 Richmond Road, Toano, VA

8231 Richmond Road

Property features a 7,500 square foot metal building with brick veneer on two acres zoned A-1 with a special-use permit that was approved in 2009. Building has 25’ ceilings. The building has 2 dock doors at the rear of the building: 13&rsquo...

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More Sites & Buildings Featured Properties

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Fireworks are Illegal in JCC

Illegal

The possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling or use of fireworks in James City County is a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 12 months in jail and/or $2,500 fine. Professional displays, such as can be seen at Busch Gardens, are allowed throu...Read on...

Additional Info... Fire Department
Posted on: March 1, 2016

Another Smoke Alarm Success

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Residents of Pocahontas Trail were awakened early Feb. 29 by the sound of smoke alarms ringing through the house. Everyone exited safely and the Fire Department was called. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke inside the house and smoldering fire near e...Read on...

Fire Department
Posted on: February 29, 2016

ISO Rating Change Could Reduce Insurance Costs

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The Fire Department has received the second highest possible rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO), a distinction that may qualify homeowners and businesses for lower property insurance premiums. Effective March 1, 2016, James City County Fire D...Read on...

Fire Department
Posted on: December 29, 2015

File of Life

File of Life

In an emergency, ambulance providers need to know your medical history to decide how best to take care of you. Searching for medication bottles or trying to remember dosages is the last thing you want to be doing if you or a loved one needs help. That’s w...Read on...

Fire Department
Posted on: December 28, 2015

Safe Needle Disposal

Do Not Recycle Needles

If you check your blood sugar or inject medications at home it is important to dispose of your used needles and lancets safely. You can purchase a special container from most pharmacies, or use an empty household container that is leak proof, made of heav...Read on...

Additional Info... Fire Department

Posted on: September 18, 2017

Shamonte Joseph Sexton

Sexton Shamonte Joseph

Age: 24

Felony indictment for distribution of Schedule I/II drug

If you have any information that might help police locate Sexton, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Cal...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Warren Mckindly Wallace Sr.

Warren Mckindly Wallace Sr

Age: 31

Failure to be of good behavior while on probation (2 charges), failure to appear in court

If you have any information that might help police locate Wallace, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Ryan Decarlo Braxton

Ryan Decarlo Braxton

Age: 42

Domestic assault, abduction (felony), grand larceny (felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Braxton, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Boryce Leon Jones

JONES BORYCE LEON

Age: 38

Possession of cocaine (felony), distribution of cocaine (felony) 2nd offense

If you have any information that might help police locate Jones, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Kevin Wayne Canaday Jr

Kevin W Canaday Jr

Age: 27

Possess/transport firearm by convicted felon (felony), grand larceny (felony), revocation of suspended sentence – original charge of manufacture/sell controlled substance (felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Canaday, pl...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Ramond Lamont James

Raymond Lamont James

Age: 39

Fail to appear (original charge of possession with intent to distribute a schedule I/II drug). Violation of VASAP Program for a DUI conviction.

If you have any information that might help police locate James, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email t...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Herbert Gene Dorman Jr.

Most Wanted Herbert G Dorman

Fraud - Failure to Perform Construction (Felony)If you have any information that might help police locate Dorman, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to the Cri...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Keith Wayne Hilliard

Most Wanted: Keith Wayne Hilliard

Probation Violation (Original charge: Unlawful wounding)

If you have any information that might help police locate Hilliard, please call/text 757-253-1800 or email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Sibylla Hope Coles

Most Wanted - Sibylla Hope Coles

Possession of Schedule I, II Controlled Substance (Felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Davis, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers t...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Bruce Wayne Harris Jr.

Bruce Wayne Harris Jr

Probation Violation (Felony) for Original Charge of Sex Offense and Fail to Register as a Violent Sex Offender, 2nd offense.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Kreetay Lamour Briggs

Most Wanted: Keetay Lamour Briggs

Fail to Appear for original charge of Credit Card Theft

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Jarius Christopher Wallace

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Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute (Felony) (2 counts)

Possession of a Gun While Selling Drugs

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Cleveland M. McClaine III

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Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony).


 If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Karl Scott Knoyer

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Contempt of Court (2 charges) Abscond from Probation Supervision If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Shaun David Brown

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Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

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Credit Card Theft – Felony Credit Card Fraud - Felony Grand Larceny – Felony Capias Fail to Appear If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Donald Conklin McGuire

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Capias - Abscond from Probation Supervision. If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Larry Earl Batts

Larry Earl Batts

Aggravated Sexual Battery, Revocation of Suspended Sentence. If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Social Services to Close Sept. 29 for Staff Development

The Department of Social Services will be closed Friday, Sept. 29 for staff development.

The James City County Department of Social Services office will be closed Friday, Sept. 29 for staff development.

Citizens may use the agency drop box located in the parking lot of the James City County Human Services Center, 5249 Olde Towne Road, Williams...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Alliance on Violence Against Women to Host Historic Triangle Conference on Violence Against Women

Historic Triangle Conference on Violence Against Women

On Sept. 21 and 22, James City County Colonial Community Corrections’ Alliance on Violence Against Women (AVAW) will host the Historic Triangle Conference on Violence Against Women at Great Wolf Lodge. The purpose of the conference is to offer the most up...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Fall 2017/Winter 2018 Activity Brochure Released

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Parks & Recreation invites you to a season of fun and healthy programs, events and activities for all ages and interests! This edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department’s offerings through February 2018. The brochure...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Website Receives State and National Honors

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James City County’s website was recently chosen as the Best Citizen Portal by Governor Terry McAuliffe. The award, formally known as the Governor’s Technology Award: Best Citizen Portal, was presented by the Commonwealth’s Se...

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James City County Website News Releases
Posted on: September 18, 2017

Clean Business Forum: "Recycling & Sustainability at Ball"

This Location was Selected As a Clean Business Winner Awarded by James City Clean County Commission

The James City Clean County Commission is hosting the 2017 3rd Quarter Clean Business Award Ceremony and Breakfast Forum on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 8:30 a.m. Bruce Williamson and Jack Polson from Ball Metal Corporation will present "Recycling & Su...

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Clean Business Awards Information News Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2017

Fire Crews Respond to Fire at Heritage Mobile Home Park

Mobile Home Fire

James City County Fire Department responded to a structure fire in Heritage Mobile Home Park located at 8810 Pocahontas Trail. York County and Williamsburg Fire Departments assisted.

Crews were dispatched at 5:15 p.m. and arrived at 5:21 p.m. to find fire ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Fire Department Hosts Open House Oct. 7

Fire Department Open House Oct. 7 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Station 4

The James City County Fire Department will host an open house on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fire Station 4, 5312 Olde Towne Road.

Attendees can meet the men and women who help protect our community, visit the SAFE house, learn about smoke alar...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Police Urge Residents to Lock Their Doors

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Since August, James City County Police Department has received several calls regarding larcenies from unlocked motor vehicles and burglaries to unlocked, often occupied, residences. Police believe that all of these incidents are occurring during early mor...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Canceled

DRC canceled

The James City County Development Review Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 has been canceled. For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.

Media Contact:Paul Holt, Pla...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2017

New Capital Color Ride Planned for Oct. 7

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Pedal your way through the Virginia Capital Trail with color surprises at every turn! Join us for the Capital Color Ride on Saturday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and add a little color to your day pedaling from Chickahominy Riverfront Park to the James City Cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Historical Commission Announces Winners of the 2017 Historical Preservation Awards

2017 Historic Preservation Awards Winner

Edith Harris Bernard, Merry A. Outlaw and Caren Schumacher have been selected by the James City County Historical Commission as the winners of the 2017 Historical Preservation Awards. Bernard is recognized for the 12 years of service she provided to the J...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Spoke + Art Provisions Co. Opens in the County

Spoke + Art Provisions Co.

James City County is pleased to announce that Spoke + Art Provisions Co. is now open at 3449 John Tyler Highway along the Virginia Capital Trail. The business offers a community gathering spot and retail shop on the Virginia Capital Trail. Spoke + Art Pro...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Community Workshop Scheduled for Fort Eustis Joint Land Use Study

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James City County, York County, Fort Eustis and the City of Newport News want your input. Share your thoughts and concerns about the future of this important land area at either of our two community workshops:

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 6-8 p.m.Denbigh Community...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2017

What happened at the Sept. 12 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

Pledge leader Brian Smith Jr.

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Sept. 12, 2017 meeting:

Special thanks to our pledge leader Brian Smith Jr.!

 

Presentations

1. VDOT Quarterly Update, http://ec4.cc/sge7765fc  

Consent ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2017

How to be a Successful Renter

For Rent sign

Want to learn more about your rights and responsibilities as a renter? James City County’s Office of Housing is offering a series of classes on how to be a successful renter.

Topics covered include:

Sept. 21

  • Are you Ready to Rent?
  • The Ins-Outs of Cr...
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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Need Real Answers About Homeownership?

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Virginia Housing Development Authority’s (VHDA) free First-time Homebuyer Class is a great way to learn about the entire home buying process from start to finish.

James City County will sponsor classes on Sept. 26 and 28 and Nov. 14 and 16 at the...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2017

JuiceFix Juicery Opens in the County

JuiceFix Juicery

James City County is pleased to announce that JuiceFix Juicery held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, Sept. 9. JuiceFix Juicery is in New Town Williamsburg at 4917 Courthouse Street, Suite A.

JuiceFix Juicery offers cold pressed juices, smoot...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Six Students Graduate from Pilot ChefsGO 1.0 Program

ChefsGo

The Economic Development Authority of James City County, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC), the City of Williamsburg Economic Development Authority, Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance and the Williamsburg Area Restaurant Association ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Ford’s Colony Country Club Opens Renovated Golf Course

Fords Colony Country Club

James City County is pleased to announce that Ford’s Colony Country Club held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their recently renovated Marsh Hawk Course. The golf course was originally built and designed by Dan Maples in 1985 and is a traditional ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Police to Host Recruitment Information Session

Police Recruitment

James City County Police Department is accepting applications for employment for Police Officer I and II positions. The Department will host a Recruitment Information Session at the Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way on Sept. 23 between 3 and ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2017

County Tourism Revenue Continues to Grow

2016 Tourism Growth

Tourism revenue for James City County reached $417 million in 2016, a 2.1% change over 2015. Local tourism-related taxes were $17.5 million, a 4.1% increase over 2015. All data was received by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) from U.S. Travel Associ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Sept. 5 Episode of This Week in James City County Features Sara Ruch, Emergency Manager

This Week in James City County

In honor of Emergency Preparedness Month, our guest this week is Sara Ruch, Emergency Manager for James City County. Sara talks about the importance of being prepared, JCC Alert and more. Check it out and let us know what you think.  

This Week in...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Social Services Offers Foster/Adoptive Parent Training

Fall 2017 Foster and Adoptive Parent Training

Would you or someone you know be interested in becoming a foster/adoptive parent in James City County? Social Services offers training that gives families the information they need to make an informed decision about whether fostering/adopting is the right...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Credit Cards Now Accepted at All Convenience Centers

Truck at Convenience Center

As of Sept. 1, customers have the option to use credit cards at all three County Convenience Centers to dispose of household trash and yard debris.

Please note there is a 2.95% convenience fee for all credit card transactions. For example, if you dispose o...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Parks and Recreation September Events

September Flash

September EventsIn addition to a variety of great programs and classes, we’ve got special events to make the most of the final outdoor days of summer - join us for Movies Under the Stars, Karaoke in the Park, Drool in the Pool, Harvest Festival ...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Public Input Needed on Potential Drainage Improvements in Grove

Yard with standing water

Do you have standing water in your yard? James City County needs to hear from residents in Grove about potential drainage and minor road improvements planned for the community.

A public meeting will be held on Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in Grove Community Park ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Police Name Bill and Mary Ann Borgo VIPS Volunteers of the Year

Volunteers in Police Services volunteers of the year 2017

On Aug. 21, James City County Police Department hosted its annual Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) Annual Appreciation Dinner. During the event, Chief Brad Rinehimer presented Bill and Mary Ann Borgo with the VIPS Volunteers of the Year award. Both Bi...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Workforce Housing Task Force Seeks Members

Workforce Housing Task Force Seeks Members

The James City County Workforce Housing Task Force is currently seeking applications for task force members. Applications are available online.

The Workforce Housing Task Force will:

  • Evaluate data, programs and efforts that affect affordable and workforce h...
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News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Final Jamestown Jams Concert for the Season Oct. 6

Jamestown Jams

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, now called Jamestown Jams, is returning for the second year. Come and enjoy free live music on Oct. 6 with music from 6:30-8 p.m. with music from the early 2000s featu...

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News Releases

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Now Available, Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure!

Flash Graphic_FallWinter 2018

Fall 2017/Winter 2018 Activity Brochure Released Parks & Recreation invites you to a season of fun and healthy programs, events and activities for all ages and interests! This edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Capital Color Ride

Capital Color Ride_Flash

Pedal your way through the Virginia Capital Trail with color surprises at every turn! Join us for the Capital Color Ride on Saturday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and add a little color to your day pedaling from Chickahominy Riverfront Park to the James City Cou...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 28, 2017

September Events

September Flash

September EventsIn addition to a variety of great programs and classes, we’ve got special events to make the most of the final outdoor days of summer - join us for Movies Under the Stars, Karaoke in the Park, Drool in the Pool, Harvest Festival ...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

Posted on: September 14, 2017

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Canceled

DRC canceled

The James City County Development Review Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 has been canceled. For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.

Media Contact:Paul Holt, Pla...

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Planning

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Alliance on Violence Against Women to Host Historic Triangle Conference on Violence Against Women

Historic Triangle Conference on Violence Against Women

On Sept. 21 and 22, James City County Colonial Community Corrections’ Alliance on Violence Against Women (AVAW) will host the Historic Triangle Conference on Violence Against Women at Great Wolf Lodge. The purpose of the conference is to offer t...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Police Urge Residents to Lock Their Doors

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Since August, James City County Police Department has received several calls regarding larcenies from unlocked motor vehicles and burglaries to unlocked, often occupied, residences. Police believe that all of these incidents are occurring during early mor...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

Larcenies from unlocked motor vehicles are one of the most prevalent crimes in James City County.  

Residents are encouraged to always lock their car doors even when they are at home. Residents should also always remove valuables (especially elect...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Police to Host Recruitment Information Session

Police Recruitment

James City County Police Department is accepting applications for employment for Police Officer I and II positions. The Department will host a Recruitment Information Session at the Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way on Sept. 23 between 3 and ...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Police Name Bill and Mary Ann Borgo VIPS Volunteers of the Year

Volunteers in Police Services volunteers of the year 2017

On Aug. 21, James City County Police Department hosted its annual Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) Annual Appreciation Dinner. During the event, Chief Brad Rinehimer presented Bill and Mary Ann Borgo with the VIPS Volunteers of the Year award. Both Bi...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 16, 2017

The Watch Dial by JCCPD

The Watch Dial newsletter

The Watch Dial is a quarterly newsletter published by James City County Police Department. Check back often for information about JCCPD events, crime prevention tips and other crime alerts.Click to enlarge.

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The Watch Dial Police Department

Posted on: September 14, 2017

September is Virginia Spirits Month

Distillery

September is Virginia Spirits Month. Virginia is the birthplace of American spirits and there are numerous distilleries throughout the state that produce spirits including 8 Shires Distillery.

Formerly, the Williamsburg Distillery, 8 Shires Coloniale Disti...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: September 4, 2017

Enjoying Asian Cuisine Locally

Asian Cuisine

Cuisine from across the globe can be found right here in James City County. Whether you are interested in food from Thailand, Vietnam or China, there are numerous restaurants featuring Asian cuisine in James City County. Here’s a round-up of restaurants t...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Events in September

September events

Jamestown Jams

Come jam with Party of Four at Jamestown Beach Event Park on Sept. 1 at Jamestown Jams as they perform 90s music. Concert is free and open to the public. Two Drummers Offbeat Eats will be present. The Arc of Greater Williamsburg and The Will...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: August 21, 2017

Enjoying International Cuisine Locally

International

Cuisine from across the globe can be found right here in James City County. Whether you are interested in food from India, Turkey or Spain, there are numerous restaurants featuring international cuisine. Here’s a round-up of restaurants that fea...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Get Moving in 2017

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Over the last several years, there has been a rise in athletic events and competitive athletics in JCC. If your New Year’s Resolution was to get moving and be more active, check out these athletic events in 2017.

Feb. 4– Toano ...

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Tourism Blog

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Spoke + Art Provisions Co. Opens in the County

Spoke + Art Provisions Co.

James City County is pleased to announce that Spoke + Art Provisions Co. is now open at 3449 John Tyler Highway along the Virginia Capital Trail. The business offers a community gathering spot and retail shop on the Virginia Capital Trail. Spoke + Art Pro...

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Tourism News
Posted on: September 11, 2017

JuiceFix Juicery Opens in the County

JuiceFix Juicery

James City County is pleased to announce that JuiceFix Juicery held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, Sept. 9. JuiceFix Juicery is in New Town Williamsburg at 4917 Courthouse Street, Suite A.

JuiceFix Juicery offers cold pressed juices, smoot...

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Tourism News
Posted on: September 6, 2017

County Tourism Revenue Continues to Grow

2016 Tourism Growth

Tourism revenue for James City County reached $417 million in 2016, a 2.1% change over 2015. Local tourism-related taxes were $17.5 million, a 4.1% increase over 2015. All data was received by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) from U.S. Travel Associ...

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Tourism News
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Kingsmill Championship Returns Through 2020

LPGA

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has extended its contract with the Kingsmill Resort for the Kingsmill Championship for three years. Kingsmill Resort has held its LPGA tournament since 2003. Dates for 2018 will be announced at a later date....

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Tourism News

Posted on: September 18, 2017

What Will You Do This Weekend?

Sept. 22

An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at Jamestown Settlement will be performed aboard re-creations of the Susan Constant and in the colonial fort on Sept. 21, 22 and 23. The production is being presented by The Guild of the Virginia Shakes...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

What's Happening This Weekend?

Sept. 15

An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at Jamestown Settlement will be performed aboard re-creations of the Susan Constant and in the colonial fort on six evenings – Sept. 14, 15 and 16, and Sept. 21, ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

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Sept. 8

More than 200 years of Oktoberfest traditions come to life this weekend at Busch Gardens Busch Gardens Bier Fest. Raise a glass to toast the end of summer with a variety of craft beers from around the globe, including all your favorite local brews. Sample...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

What Will You Do This Weekend?

Sept. 1 edit

Jamestown Jams for Friday, Sept. 1 has been canceled due to inclement weather. Come jam with Party of Four at Jamestown Beach Event Park on Sept. 1 at Jamestown Jams as they perform 90s music. Concert is free and open to the public. Two Drummers Offbeat E...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

What Activities Are This Weekend?

Aug. 25

Don’t forget that August is Craft Beer Month and there are plenty of ways to celebrate in James City County.

There’s a Fee Free Day at Colonial National Historical Park for the National Park Service Birthday on Friday, Aug. 25. For info...

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