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Posted on: September 17, 2018

James City County Awarded Second OVW Grant

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On August 29, 2018, the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced 54 grants totaling $32 million through its Improving the Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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The Office of Economic Development has compiled a list of resources for businesses in James City County. This list will be updated as new resources are available.For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 in James City County, please visit the Cou...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Alcohol to Go

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With current guidelines of social distancing and staying at home, local businesses have added new opportunities including curbside pick-up and delivery for alcohol

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The Wine Seller is offering online ordering as well as ordering over the phon...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Dredging to Make Virginia the East Coast’s Deepest Port is Underway

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The Port of Virginia’s® journey to becoming the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is underway as dredges took to the water in early December 2019 to begin digging, nearly two-and-a-half years ahead of schedule.“This project, combined with all of the inv...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Featured Property: 1709 Endeavor Drive in the James River Commerce Center

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Property includes 70,000 square feet (SF) in a single story industrial facility located on 5.61 acres of land. Property is located in the James River Commerce Center on Route 60. This property is zoned as M-2 and was built in 2007.

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Posted on: June 29, 2016

Fireworks are Illegal in JCC

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

File of Life

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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...

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

Safe Needle Disposal

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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...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Thurone Deshaun Austin

Thurone Deshaun Austin

Thurone Deshaun Austin: last known address is on Burnt Oak Drive, Chesterfield, VA. Austin’s date of birth is Nov. 16, 1972. He is 5’9” and 142 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias out of Williamsburg-James City County Circuit...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Jerome Terrell Evans

Jerome Terrell Evans

Jerome Terrell Evans: last known address is on Grantwood Court, Richmond, VA. Evans’ date of birth is March 3, 1981. He is 6’ and 140 lbs. There are 4 outstanding warrants for Evans for driving under the influence of drugs, reckless dr...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Micaela Michan Blizzard

Micaela Michan Blizzard

Micaela Michan Blizzard: last known address is on Old Williamsburg Road, Yorktown, VA. Blizzard’s date of birth is Feb. 6, 1985. She is 5’7” and 145 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias out of Williamsburg-James City County Ci...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Maria Ann Decker

Maria Ann Decker

Maria Ann Decker: last known address is 3900 block of Strawberry Plains Road, James City County, VA. Decker’s date of birth is Dec. 4, 1985. She is 5’7” and 240 lbs. There are two outstanding felony warrants from Williamsburg...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Tyrone Hurst

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Tyrone Hurst: last known address is 6000 block of Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA. Hurst’s date of birth is Oct. 22, 1951. He is 6’ and 165 lbs.  Hurst has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit C...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

KeNeshia Camille Lyons

KeNeshia Camille Lyons

KeNeshia Camille Lyons: last known address is Sycamore Avenue, Newport News, VA. Lyons is 5’8” and 145 lbs. There are two capiases out of Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court outstanding for Lyons (violation of probati...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Miroslaw Zygmunt Pers

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Miroslaw Zygmunt Pers: last known address is Waller Mill Road, York County, VA. Pers’ date of birth is Feb. 17, 1960. He is 6’ and 185 lbs. There are three outstanding warrants for Pers for reckless driving, driving after forfeiture of license and felony ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod: last known address is Bristol Circle, James City County, VA. McLeod’s date of birth is June 12, 1985. McLeod is 5’5” and 130 lbs. There is an outstanding felony warrant for McLeod for fraud to gain public assistance. There is ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Jackie Wayne Davis, Jr.

Jackie Wayne Davis, Jr.

Jackie (Jack) Wayne Davis, Jr.: last known address is E. Ocean View, Norfolk, VA. Davis, Jr. may also have ties to North Carolina and Tennessee. Davis, Jr. is 6’ and 254 lbs. Davis, Jr. may be operating a 2010 Dodge 4 door sedan. There is an outstanding f...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

William Richard Collins II

William Richard Collins II

William Richard Collins II: last known address is Woodland Road, Newport News, VA. Collins’ date of birth is Dec. 6, 1977. Collins is 6’3” and 200 lbs. There are three outstanding felony warrants for Collins for credit card theft, credit card fraud and cr...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Jarius Christopher Wallace

Jarius Christopher Wallace

Jarius Christopher Wallace: last known address is Autumn East, James City County, VA, but may also be in Charlotte, NC. Wallace’s date of birth is Jan. 8, 1993. Wallace is 5’7” and 170 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias (indictment) from Williamsburg-Jam...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Ryan Kim Brown

Ryan Kim Brown

Ryan Kim Brown: last known address is Sir Gilbert Loop, James City County, VA. Brown’s date of birth is Oct. 26, 1996. Brown is 6’1” and 165 lbs. Brown has three outstanding Capiases from Williamsburg-James City County Circui...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Randy Lee Hahn, Jr.

Randy Lee Hahn

Randy Lee Hahn, Jr.: last known address is Summer East, James City County, VA. Hahn, Jr.’s date of birth is Nov. 26, 1989. Hahn, Jr. is 5’10” and 170 lbs. Hahn, Jr. has 5 outstanding warrants for credit card theft (2 counts), credit card fraud, unauthoriz...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Robert Lee Graham, Jr.

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Robert Lee Graham, Jr.: last known address is 5413 Airport Road, James City County, VA. Graham’s date of birth is May 29, 1971. Graham is 5’8” and 155 lbs. Graham has three outstanding Capiases from Williamsburg-James City Co...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Larry Earl Batts

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Larry Earl Batts: last known address Centerville Road in James City County. Batts' date of birth is Jan. 12, 1962. He is 5’8” and 160 lbs. Batts is wanted for aggravated sexual battery and revocation of a suspended sentence.

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Daniel Alexander Smokes, Jr.

Daniel Alexander Smokes Jr.

Daniel Alexander Smokes, Jr.: last known address is Algonquin Trail, James City County, VA. Smokes, Jr.'s date of birth is Feb. 9, 1999. He is 6’2” and 178 lbs. Smokes, Jr. has outstanding warrants for three counts of robbery, two coun...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Michelle Marie Roush

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Michelle Marie Roush: last known address Prosperity Court in James City County, VA. Roush's date of birth is Nov. 11, 1988. She is 5’3” and 115 lbs. Roush is wanted on a Felony Capias (original charge: felony shoplifting).

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Troy Lamont Ashby

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Troy Lamont Ashby: last known address is Hampton, VA. Ashby's date of birth is July 18, 1976. He is 5’5” and 140 lbs. Ashby is wanted on two Capiases (indictments) from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court on charges of Distribution of cocaine (2 ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Ryan David Bragg

Ryan David Bragg

Ryan David Bragg: last known address is Powhatan Springs Road, James City County, VA. Bragg’s date of birth is Nov. 4, 1987. Bragg has a Capias from James City County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court for failure to report to CCC (original charge is...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Chad Gallup Acee

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Chad Gallup Acee: last known address is London Company Way, James City County, VA. Acee's date of birth is Sept. 23, 1988. He is 6’1” and 165 lbs. Acee has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for a p...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Karl Scott Knoyer, Jr.

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Karl Scott Knoyer, Jr.: last known address is Carol Lane, James City County, VA. Knoyer, Jr.'s date of birth is April 15, 1989. He is 6’ and 185 lbs. Knoyer, Jr. is wanted on two charges of failure to appear in Williamsburg-James City County Cir...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe: last known address Lakepoint Court, James City County, VA. Sharpe's date of birth is Aug. 18, 1989. He is 5’11” and 130 lbs. Sharpe is wanted on charges of credit card theft, credit card fraud, grand larceny and...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson)

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Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson): last known address Little Creek Dam Road, Toano, VA. Coles' date of birth is May 4, 1972. She is 5’4” and 195 lbs. Coles is wanted on a felony charge of possession of a schedul...

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Posted on: April 5, 2020

April 5, 5 p.m. Update - COVID-19 Video Collection

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Governor Ralph Northam issued a statewide Stay at Home order on March 30 to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remain in place un...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

4, 5 de abril Noticia - Torneo “Fortnite”

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El gobernador Ralph Northam emitió una orden estatal de “Quedarse en casa” el 30 de marzo para proteger la salud y la seguridad de los residentes de Virginia y mitigar la propagación de Coronavirus, o COVID-19. La...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

April 4, 5 p.m. Update - Parks & Recreation Host Fortnite Tournament

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Governor Ralph Northam issued a statewide Stay at Home order on March 30 to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remain in place un...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

3, 5 de abril Noticia- Nueva “estafa de abuelos”; Video- Cómo solicitar beneficios de desempleo

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El gobernador Ralph Northam emitió una orden estatal de “Quedarse en casa” el 30 de marzo para proteger la salud y la seguridad de los residentes de Virginia y mitigar la propagación de Coronavirus, o COVID-19. La...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

April 3, 5 p.m. Update - New Grandparent Scam; Applying for Unemployment Benefits Video

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Governor Ralph Northam issued a statewide Stay at Home order on March 30 to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remain in place un...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Parks & Recreation & COVID 19

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James City County has a variety of opportunities available in our parks to maintain your mental wellness and connect to nature during these challenging times. You can practice social distancing while still getting exercise and reducing your stress &nd...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Emergency Funding to Shelter Virginia’s Homeless Population

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced an initial $2.5 million in emergency funding to shelter Virginia’s statewide homeless population during the COVID-19 pandemic. This emergency support will provide temporary housing for th...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Virginia Receives Major Disaster Declaration from Federal Government for COVID-19

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginia has received a Major Disaster Declaration to aid in the Commonwealth’s response to the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Governor Northam requested this federal disaster assis...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Proposed FY2021 Budget Released

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County Administrator Scott Stevens released his proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget for James City County on April 2. The FY2021 Proposed Budget is 6.0% more than the FY2020 budget at $261.9M, with the General Fund portion of the budget increasing 2.0% over ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

2 de abril, 5 p.m. Libreria ofrece puntos de acceso móvil

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El gobernador Ralph Northam emitió una orden estatal de quedarse en casa el 30 de marzo para proteger la salud y la seguridad de los virginianos y mitigar la propagación del nuevo Coronavirus, o COVID-19.La orden ejecutiva entra en v...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

April 2, 5 p.m. Update-Library Offers Mobile Hotspots; Peninsula District Call Center Adjusts Hours

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Governor Ralph Northam issued a statewide Stay at Home order on March 30 to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remain in place un...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Planning Commission Working Group Meeting Scheduled for April 6

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The Planning Commission Working Group (PCWG) will hold a work session on Monday, April 6 at 4 p.m. to continue its work on Engage 2045, the process to update the 2015 Comprehensive Plan entitled Toward 2035: Leading the Way. The PCWG is comprised of all s...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

1 de abril, 5 p.m. Actualización

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ActualizacionesEl gobernador Ralph Northam emitió una orden estatal de quedarse en casa el 30 de marzo para proteger la salud y la seguridad de los virginianos y mitigar la propagación del nuevo Coronavirus, o COVID-19.La orden ejecu...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

April 1, 5 p.m. Update – Questions Needed for Q&A with Dept. of Health; Stress and PTSD

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UpdatesGovernor Ralph Northam issued a statewide Stay at Home order on March 30 to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remain in p...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Police Seek Identity of Counterfeit Suspect

Attempt to ID - Counterfeit Bill Suspect

On March 24 at approximately 8:30 p.m., an unknown male passed a counterfeit $100 at the Subway at 9220 Old Stage Road in Toano. Surveillance cameras captured the individual.If you are able to identify this subject or know who may have been involved in th...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

31 de marzo, 5 p.m. Actualización - Colonial Parkway estará cerrada; Webinars comerciales ofrecidos

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ActualizacionesEl gobernador Ralph Northam emitió una orden estatal de quedarse en casa el 30 de marzo para proteger la salud y la seguridad de los virginianos y mitigar la propagación del nuevo Coronavirus, o COVID-19.La orden ejecu...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Colonial National Historical Park Is Modifying Operations to Implement Local Health Guidance

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Yorktown, Va. – Colonial National Historical Park, in response to guidance from James City County, City of Williamsburg, York County, and the Virginia Health Department, is announcing additional modifications to operations to support fe...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

March 31, 5 p.m. Update – Colonial Parkway Closed; Business Webinars Offered

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UpdatesGovernor Ralph Northam issued a statewide Stay at Home order on March 30 to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remain in p...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Governor Northam Issues Statewide Stay at Home Order

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued a statewide Stay at Home order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remai...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Child Care Service Available for Children of Essential Personnel

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With the recent long-term closures of the public schools, many families who work in the medical field and other essential jobs in the community must find child care for their children. Governor Northam has called for communities to work together to ensure...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Sentara Warns Community of COVID-19 In-Home Testing Scam

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A Virginia Beach resident notified Sentara this weekend of a scam involving a caller who claimed to represent Sentara and offered a home visit for Coronavirus testing. The caller claiming to be with Sentara told the resident they may have been exposed to ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

March 30, 5 p.m. Update – Governor Issues Stay at Home Order; Use of Jamestown Beach Limited

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UpdatesToday, March 30, Governor Ralph Northam issued a statewide Stay at Home order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remain...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Peninsula Health District Reports Additional COVID-19 Death

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(Newport News, Va.) -- Today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has reported the death of another Peninsula resident. The patient recently became ill and was admitted to a local hospital where they died. The patient was a female in her 80s. Testing ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

March 29, 5 p.m. Update – Unemployment Insurance Reminder; Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewals

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UpdatesAs a reminder, per Governor Northam’s Executive Order Fifty-Three, all gatherings of more than 10 people are banned statewide. This does not include gatherings that involve the provision of health care or medical services, access to essen...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

March 28, 5 p.m. Update – Message from the Board of Supervisors; Info on Managing Stress

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UpdatesAs a reminder, per Governor Northam’s Executive Order Fifty-Three, all gatherings of more than 10 people are banned statewide. This does not include gatherings that involve the provision of health care or medical services, access to essen...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Governor Northam Encourages Virginians to Complete 2020 Census Online Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today encouraged Virginians to complete the 2020 Census online as the country works to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. This week, households across Virginia began receiving invitations from ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27, 5 p.m. Update – COVID-19 Podcast; Restaurant List and More

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UpdatesAs a reminder, per Governor Northam’s Executive Order Fifty-Three, all gatherings of more than 10 people are banned statewide. This does not include gatherings that involve the provision of health care or medical services, access to essen...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Police Seek Shoplifting Suspect

Attempt to Identify Shoplifting Suspect

On March 21 at approximately 4:40 a.m., an unknown male entered the 7-Eleven at 8776 Pocahontas Trail and asked the clerk for a carton of cigarettes. As the clerk was scanning the cigarettes, the male grabbed them and fled the store. Surveillance videos c...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Police Warn of Scams During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Police remind citizens that legitimate businesses will not ask you to purchase prepaid debit or gift cards and provide the numbers on those cards. This is not normal business practice.Dominion Energy scams continue in our area. Scammers call unsuspecting ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

March 26, 5 p.m. Update – New Information on COVID-19 Website; Campground at County Park Closes

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UpdatesAs a reminder, per Governor Northam’s Executive Order Fifty-Three, all gatherings of more than 10 people are banned statewide. This does not include gatherings that involve the provision of health care or medical services, access to essen...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Peninsula Health District Reports Two Additional COVID-19 Deaths

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(Newport News, Va.) -- Today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has reported the deaths of two Peninsula residents. Both recently became ill and were admitted to a local hospital where they died. One patient was a female in her 80s and the other a f...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

March 25, 5 p.m. Update – County to Absorb Convenience Fees for Credit/Debit Card Payments

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UpdatesAs a reminder, per Governor Northam’s Executive Order Fifty-Three, all gatherings of more than 10 people are banned statewide. This does not include gatherings that involve the provision of health care or medical services, access to essen...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

March 24, 5 p.m. Update – Business Updates, Internet Safety and Scams

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UpdatesAs a reminder, per Governor Northam’s Executive Order Fifty-Three, all gatherings of more than 10 people are banned statewide, beginning at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. This does not include gatherings that involve the provision...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Governor Northam Orders Statewide Closure of Certain Non-Essential Businesses, K-12 Schools

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued a statewide order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Executive Order Fifty-Three orders the closure of certain non-essential bu...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

March 23, 5 p.m. Update–County Office Closure Extended; Governor Issues Executive Order Fifty-Three

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UpdatesClosure Extended All James City County offices, facilities, public basketball courts, tennis courts, pickleball courts, volleyball courts, sports courts, athletic fields, playgrounds, skate park and recreation centers and libraries are clo...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Peninsula Health District Reports Three Additional COVID-19 Deaths

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(Newport News, Va.) -- Today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has reported the deaths of three Peninsula residents, two who previously tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 and a third newly positive case. All three were females in th...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

March 22, 5 p.m. Update – How Pandemics Work Video; FEMA Rumor Control Hotline

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Updates

For more information about COVID-19 including case counts, please continue to visit the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus or call 877-ASK-VDH3 or the Peninsula Health District Call Center 757-564-7069, 8 a.m.-6 p....

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

March 21, 5 p.m. Update – Convenience Center Coupons; Guidance for Parents and Caregivers

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UpdatesBeginning March 23, Convenience Center coupon books may be purchased in person at the Jolly Pond Solid Waste Office from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily. Coupon books can also be purchased online or by calling the Treasurer’s Office at 757-253-6705...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

March 20, 5 p.m. Update – Managing Stress, Unemployment Insurance Changes and More

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UpdatesBeginning with claims effective March 15, 2020, Governor Northam has directed that the one week waiting period and the requirement to conduct a weekly job search both be suspended for those receiving unemployment insurance benefits. Visit http://ww...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

A Special Message for James City County Neighborhoods

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Dear James City County community members,During this difficult time, many concerned citizens are asking what they can do to help their neighbors. James City County local government has been working with our community partners to ensure the continued deliv...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

March 17, 5 p.m. Update – County Services Update; Video from March 17 Board of Supervisors Meeting

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Board of Supervisors Special Meeting 

The James City County Board of Supervisors held a Special Meeting today. Video from the meeting can be found at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCowspQGb_g&feature=youtu.be&t=457For More Inf...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Governor Northam Announces New Measures to Combat COVID-19 and Support Impacted Virginians

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced additional steps to help Virginians impacted by novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, stop the spread of the virus in the Commonwealth, and protect public health."Everyone must play a role to help f...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

March 16, 10:15 a.m. Update - Local Restaurants Encouraged to Use Delivery and Takeout Options

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Based on guidance from Governor Northam, James City County strongly encourages our restaurant community to temporarily close in-restaurant dining and bar areas. We encourage those establishments to continue to serve our community through take-out and deli...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Commonwealth of Virginia Reports First COVID-19 Death in the Peninsula Health District

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(Richmond, Va.) — Today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and the Peninsula Health District reported the death of a hospitalized patient who previously tested positive for COVID-19. This event marks the first death in the Commonwealth of ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Peninsula Health District Confirms Five Positive Cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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(Newport News, Va.) – The Peninsula Health District (PHD) announced today that five people, in addition to the two positive cases announced yesterday, have tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). All the cases reside in James Ci...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Biennial Reassessments Mailed to 17,400 Property Owners

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James City County mailed approximately 17,400 change of assessment notices for the biennial general reassessment on Feb 28. Assessments increased 1.81% due to reassessment and .48% due to new development which combined for a total change of 2.29%. Assessm...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2020

National Weather Service to Offer Basic SKYWARN Class May 4

Skywarn

Want to learn how to spot approaching hazardous weather conditions? James City County and the City of Williamsburg, in partnership with the National Weather Service, will offer a Basic SKYWARN class Monday, May 4 at 6 p.m. The class will take place at the...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Winter/Spring Activity Brochure Available. Get your copy!

WinterSpring2020 Front Cover

Winter/Spring Activity Brochure AvailableParks & Recreation can help you plan for a new year filled with opportunities to live happier and healthier! The Winter/Spring 2020 edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department&am...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Parks & Recreation & COVID 19

Coronavirus covid19 update news flash 2020

James City County has a variety of opportunities available in our parks to maintain your mental wellness and connect to nature during these challenging times. You can practice social distancing while still getting exercise and reducing your stress &nd...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Winter/Spring Activity Brochure Available. Get your copy!

WinterSpring2020 Front Cover

Winter/Spring Activity Brochure AvailableParks & Recreation can help you plan for a new year filled with opportunities to live happier and healthier! The Winter/Spring 2020 edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department&am...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 1, 2020

Police Seek Identity of Counterfeit Suspect

Attempt to ID - Counterfeit Bill Suspect

On March 24 at approximately 8:30 p.m., an unknown male passed a counterfeit $100 at the Subway at 9220 Old Stage Road in Toano. Surveillance cameras captured the individual.If you are able to identify this subject or know who may have been involved in th...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Police Host Shred-A-Thon

Shop With a Cop Group Photo 2019

There were more than 14 million victims of fraud in the U.S. in 2018 according to the 2019 Identity Fraud Study released by Javelin Strategy & Research. This is a 15% decrease from 2017. One of the most successful ways of preventing identity theft is ...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Police Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative-CANCELED

drug take back

On April 25, officers with the James City County Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be at the James City County Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. collecting potentially dangerous expired, unus...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Most Wanted

Most Wanted NF1

If you have any information that might help police locate any of these individuals, please call James City County Police Department at 757-253-1800 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You may also submit tips at P3tips.com. Callers to the Crime Line and...

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JCCPD's Most Wanted Police Department
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Police Name Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell Volunteers of the Year

Dabney and DeVerell

On Aug. 23, James City County Police Department hosted its annual Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) Annual Appreciation Dinner. During the event, Chief Brad Rinehimer presented Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell with the VIPS Volunteer of the Year a...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 13, 2019

2018 Annual Report

Law Enforcement Center

The mission of the James City County Police Department is to perform our duties and fulfill our responsibilities of enforcing the law, preserving the peace, and providing police services so that it improves the quality of life for all citizens within our ...

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News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: March 4, 2020

Fox Wire Farm Alpacas Hosts Annual Shearing Celebration

Alpacas at Fox Wire Farm

Fox Wire Farm Alpacas will host their annual shearing celebration on Saturday, April 11. This event is where their dozens of alpacas get sheared to be ready for the warm summer weather ahead.The farm will host one hour and three hour shearing tours. One h...

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Tourism News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Fee Free Days at Historic Jamestowne

Historic Jamestowne Captain John Smith statue facing towards land

Throughout the year, there are several fee free days at Historic Jamestowne. On these select days, there are no admission fees. 

Fee Free Days

  • Saturday, April 18 in honor of National Junior Ranger Day
  • Tuesday, Aug. 25 in honor of the National Park S...
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