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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Bryant Contracting, Inc. Receives 2019 Captain John Smith Award

Staff from Bryant Contracting, Inc.

The James City County (JCC) Board of Supervisors and Economic Development Authority recognized Bryant Contracting, Inc. (Bryant) as this year’s recipient of the Captain John Smith Award during the 26th annual Celebration of Business. This award i...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Community Meeting Planned for Clara Byrd Baker Safe Routes to School Transportation Project

Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School

James City County and its consultant, Timmons Engineering, will hold a community meeting to discuss the Clara Byrd Baker Safe Routes transportation project at the Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School cafeteria (3131 Ironbound Road) from 6:15-7:45 p.m. on No...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Fire in Rolling Woods Displaces Homeowners

James City County Fire Department

On November 14 at 3:09 a.m., units from the James City County Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 2800 Block of Hidden Lake Drive in Rolling Woods.  Occupants were sleeping at the time of the fire and exited the home ...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2019

What happened at the Nov. 12 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Oct. 8 Regular Meeting:

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News Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Personal Property and Real Estate Taxes Due by Dec. 5

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James City County Personal Property and Real Estate tax bills have been mailed and are due Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. If you do not receive your tax bill by Nov. 18, 2019, please call the Treasurer’s Office at 757-253-6705. Taxes are still due even if you di...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Are you ready for Engage 2045: Summit on the Future?

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On Nov. 18, the County will host Engage 2045: Summit on the Future. This special event will be held in six locations throughout the County that will be connected via live polling to get input from you on the update of the Comprehensive Plan. Rachel Becke,...

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This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Veterans Park Tennis Courts Close

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The construction of 8 new pickleball courts is underway at Veterans Park, also known to many as Kidsburg. The tennis courts closed Nov. 5 and will be replaced by new pickleball courts. Work to demolish the existing tennis and pickleball courts, which are ...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Williamsburg-Area Localities Recognized for Enrolling Citizens in Medicaid Expansion Program

Williamsburg Community Health Foundation Award Group Photo

On Oct. 30, the Williamsburg Health Foundation (WHF) celebrated Medicaid Expansion in Virginia and the work of Williamsburg-area localities to enroll local citizens. Medicaid Expansion gives more adults access to low-cost or no-cost health insurance. Havi...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Share Your Vision on Shaping Our Shores

SOS News Flash

The Shaping Our Shores (SOS) Master Plan was adopted in 2009 to guide the development of three of James City County’s waterfront park facilities – Chickahominy Riverfront Park, Jamestown Beach Event Park and the James City Cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2019

November Events

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Aquatics 

American Red Cross Lifeguard
Re-Certification 
• Ages 15+Saturday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.$55James City County Recreation CenterRenew your lifeguarding and CPR/AED for professional rescuers certifications. You must succ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Axe Republic Opens in New Town Williamsburg

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James City County is pleased to announce that Axe Republic has opened at 4919 Courthouse Street in New Town Williamsburg. Axe Republic is an entertainment axe throwing venue that hosts individuals, groups and leagues. Axe Republic is owned by Nikki Monter...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2019

2019 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

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Self HaulJames City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 11-24, 2019 and Jan. 6-19, 2020 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 i...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Peterson Graduates from FBI National Academy

Major Eric Peterson - National Academy Graduation

Major Eric Peterson with James City County Police Department and two hundred and fifty five other law enforcement officers graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, VA on Sept. 13. The 277th Session of the National Academy consisted of ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2019

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

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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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News Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

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James City County Police Department is offering free firearm safety classes to the public this fall. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The cl...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2019

New Opportunity for County Businesses

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Economic Development is pleased to announce a new initiative to feature County-based businesses in its communications and outreach. Businesses located in James City County are invited to complete an online survey. Submissions will be used to curate conten...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

Residents are reminded to protect their property by removing valuables (especially electronics, firearms, purses/wallets and shopping bags) from vehicles and always locking doors, keeping windows and doors locked at night and when not at home and keeping ...

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