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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Grove Area Designated as Opportunity Zone

Opportunity Zone Map

The Grove area of James City County (JCC) has officially been designated an Opportunity Zone by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Governor Northam submitted 212 Opportunity Zones to the Treasury in April, all of which were approved. Each state was allowed ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Ariya Jutanugarn is the 2018 Kingsmill Championship Winner

KM Winner

The winner of the 2018 Kingsmill Championship is Ariya Jutanugarn, who becomes the second LPGA player with multiple wins at The Kingsmill Championship. Jutanugarn last won The Kingsmill Championship in 2016. In 2017, Lexi Thompson was the winner. Cristie ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Anheuser-Busch Williamsburg Brewery Opening for Pop-Up Tours

Anheuser-Busch

James City County is pleased to announce that the Anheuser-Busch Williamsburg brewery will be opening its doors for public tours this summer for the first time in nearly 20 years, giving guests an inside look at the company’s time-honored brewin...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Winners of LPGA Junior Clinic “Tee” Design Contest Announced

Tee Design Contest Winner Art - Haley James

James City County (JCC) and Kingsmill Resort are pleased to announce the winners of the annual “Tee” Design Contest for the 2018 Kingsmill Championship.

  • First place: Haley James, age 11
  • Second place: Nathan Knick, age 9
  • Third place: Paige...
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Economic Development
Posted on: May 8, 2018

FoodaTude..Food with Attitude Wins Second Award

CoVA Best of

For the second year in a row, local food truck, FoodaTude..Food with Attitude (FoodaTude) has won the Coastal Virginia Magazine Best Of Readers’ Choice Award for Best Food Truck Peninsula. FoodaTude is owned by Chef Jim Kennedy, who formerly own...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg Begins Planting

Sweethaven Lavender Farm

Sweethaven Lavender Farm of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) has planted their first lavender plant on their newly established farm located at 2301 Jolly Pond Road. Sweethaven will open to the public for U-Pick lavender in 2019. The farm totals more than 100 acr...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Via Vitae Chiropractic Opens

Via Vitae Chiropractor

James City County is pleased to announce that Via Vitae Chiropractic held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new office at 4511 John Tyler Highway, Suite B. Via Vitae Chiropractic is owned by Dr. Brandon Babin and Heather Babin. Via Vitae Chirop...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Sola Salon Studios Opens in New Town Williamsburg

Sola Salon Studios

James City County is pleased to announce that Sola Salon Studios has held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new studio spaces at 5140 Main Street in New Town Williamsburg. The business is owned by David Aschheim, who is the local franchisee/ope...

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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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