Posted on: November 21, 2017

Bryan Hill Accepts Position of County Executive of Fairfax, Virginia

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James City County Administrator Bryan Hill has shared with the Board of Supervisors that he has accepted the position of County Executive of Fairfax, Virginia starting Jan. 2, 2018. Hill has been the County Administrator since September 2014.Kevin Onizuk,...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

James City County Wins Go Green Award

VACO Go Green Award

On Nov. 15, the Virginia Association of Counties (VACO) awarded James City County the Go Green Award, Platinum Level. The award is part of VACO's Go Green Virginia project, whose annual Green Government Challenge offers communities the opportunity to enga...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Nov. 21 Episode of This Week in James City County Features Treasurer Jenni Tomes

This Week in James City County

Jenni Tomes, Treasurer for James City County and the City of Williamsburg, joins the podcast this week to talk taxes, zombies and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!This Week in James City County covers upcoming meetings and events, highlig...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Police Increase Traffic Enforcement During Thanksgiving Holiday

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James City County Police Department (JCCPD) will increase traffic enforcement from Wednesday, Nov. 22 through Friday, Dec. 1 in an effort to optimize safety on the roadways in the County.The Thanksgiving holiday period is known as a time for traveling and...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. Opens in New Town Williamsburg

Village Bank Ribbon Cutting

James City County is pleased to announce that Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. (Village Bank) held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 16 for their new location, 5372 Discovery Park Boulevard, Suite 101 in New Town Williamsburg (New ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Areas of the James City County Recreation Center Temporarily Close for Maintenance

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Annual floor refinishing work begins Monday, Nov. 20 at the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road. Work is scheduled to close the basketball courts, walking track, dance studio and the racquetball courts. The walking track will reopen on...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Thanksgiving Closings Announced

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James City County government offices, facilities, libraries and courts will follow the schedule listed below in observance of Thanksgiving Day:

County officesClosed Nov. 23 and 24

James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Jr. Community CenterClose...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

FOG: It's More Than Just a Pretty White Mist

Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is around the corner! Planning on a little more cooking than usual? Protect your home and preserve our environment this holiday season by properly disposing of fats, oils and grease (FOG).

  1. Pour cooled oil or grease into an old glass jar or can...
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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Personal Property and Real Estate Taxes Due by Dec. 5

Tax Day Dec 5

James City County Personal Property and Real Estate tax bills have been mailed and are due Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. If you did not receive your tax bill, call the Treasurer’s Office at 757-253-6705. Taxes are still due even if you did not receive ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

What Happened at the Nov. 14 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

BOS Meeting Nov 14 2017

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Nov. 14, 2017 meeting.Special thanks to our pledge leaders, the Arrow of Light Scouts from Pack 414 in Norge!Presentations

1. VDOT Quarterly Update http://ec4.cc/kg62233b82. Jam...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Police to Offer Citizens Police Academy

Law Enforcement Center

The James City County Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy has been offering members of our local community the opportunity to get an inside look at the operation and function of police procedures since 1994. The classes offer an overview of the De...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Police Officers Recognized by LifeNet Health for Supporting Organ and Tissue Donation

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Master Police Officer (MPO) Robert McKenzie, Officer Aurelia Woods and MPO Jimmie Reardon were recognized by LifeNet Health for supporting their organ and tissue donation program on Nov. 7 in Richmond.

LifeNet Health is the federally-designated organ procu...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

2018 ChefsGO 1.0 Program Now Accepting Applications

ChefsGO students

Applications are now being accepted for ChefsGO 1.0, a certificate program that includes 11 weeks of classroom and kitchen training taught by renowned local chefs, followed by four months of paid work experience in one of several participating restaurants...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Parks & Recreation Holiday Programs

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holidays with fun – two family favorite events are coming in December!

Santa Calling, Free! James City County Parks & Recreation is sponsoring “Phone Calls from Santa” for children ages 9 and younger living in J...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Master Police Officer Zach Miller Recognized at Crime Lines' Top Cop Awards Dinner

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Master Police Officer (MPO) Zach Miller was recognized at 17th Annual Greater Hampton Roads Regional Crime Lines’ Top Cop Awards Dinner on Nov. 4 in Suffolk. This event recognized officers, citizens and organizations throughout Hampton Roads that have hel...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Williamsburg Winery Receives 2017 Captain John Smith Award

Celebration of Business Winner - The Williamsburg Winery

The James City County Board of Supervisors and Economic Development Authority recognized the Williamsburg Winery as this year’s recipient of the Captain John Smith Award during the 24th annual Celebration of Business. This award is presented each...

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Ladybug Consignment and Boutique Opens in Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center

Ladybug Consignment and Boutique

James City County is pleased to announce that Ladybug Consignment and Boutique held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 30 for their new location, 5251 John Tyler Highway, Suite #44 in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center. Ladybug Consignment and Bouti...

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Parks & Recreation Plans November Events

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November Events in Parks & Recreation!

Aquatics Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for November classes is open Nov. 1-10. Registration is accepted at the James C...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Skrimp Shack Opens on Richmond Road

Skrimp Shack

James City County (JCC) is pleased to announce that Skrimp Shack held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Oct. 27 for their new location, 6658 Richmond Road in The Gallery Shops at Lightfoot. Skrimp Shack offers fish dinners, fish and chicken sandwiches...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Billsburg Brewery Opens at James City County Marina

Billsburg Grand Opening

James City County is pleased to announce that Billsburg Brewery had a ribbon cutting on Oct. 27 to kick off their grand opening weekend. Billsburg Brewery will celebrate their grand opening Oct. 27-29 with fresh beer and food trucks. Billsburg Brewery is ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

Firearm Safety Class

The James City County Police Department will be offering free firearm safety classes to the public in November and December. Each one session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and basic laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Co...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

2017 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

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James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 6-19, 2017 and Jan. 2-21, 2018 at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond Road. The Convenience
Center is open daily from 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Leaves will only be accepted in...

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