Posted on: September 23, 2017

Alewerks Opens New Tasting Room at Williamsburg Premium Outlets

Alewerks WPO

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company has opened its new tasting room at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The new venture is an open-concept retail store and micro-brewing facility in 3,000 square feet and is located at 5...

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Economic Development
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

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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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

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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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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