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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Economic Development
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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Economic Development
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 pres...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 2, 2017

The JunipHER Project Receives $50,000 Growth Accelerator Fund Award

The JunipHER Project logo

James City County is pleased to announce that The JunipHER Project has received a $50,000 Growth Fund Accelerator Fund award from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The JunipHER Project was one of 20 winners of the fourth annual Growth Fund Acc...

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Economic Development
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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Economic Development
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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Economic Development
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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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: 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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