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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Police Provide Autism Awareness Stickers and Magnets to Local Families

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James City County Police Department has a long standing history of working in partnership with all of the citizens we serve. Susan Reese, the mother of a young man with autism recently expressed concern to Officer Ben Woodhouse about how her son, Paul, ma...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

James RiverFest is Sept. 29

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Join us for the family-oriented and environmentally focused James RiverFest, an event celebrating and building advocacy for the James River. The James River is a major tributary to the Chesapeake Bay, known for its environmental and cultural significance ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Be A Kid Again Camp

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Whether you’re a retiree or a parent whose children are back in school, this camp is designed for you! James City County Parks & Recreation is offering a fun-filled “Be a Kid Again” camp for ages 18+, Monday-Thursday, Oct. 8-11, 9 a.m. to noo...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Parks & Recreation Customer Satisfaction Survey

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James City County Parks & Recreation strives to provide outstanding programs, parks, facilities and customer service. Please take a moment to complete our biannual Customer Satisfaction Survey and let us know how we're doing! This survey is to gauge a...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Want to Help After Hurricane Florence?

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Strongly consider donating cash instead of clothing or food. According to the Center for International Disasters:

  • Professional relief agencies use monetary contributions to purchase exactly and specifically what the disaster victims need.
  • Money is easy to t...
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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Notice of Special Meeting James City County Planning Commission

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The James City County Planning Commission will hold a special meeting on Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in the County Government Center Board Room, 101-F Mounts Bay Rd., to consider the following:

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

What Happened at the Sep. 11 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Treasurer’s Office Contracts with Virginia Auction Company

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The James City County Treasurer’s Office has recently contracted with Virginia Auction Company to assist with the collection of delinquent personal property taxes. Va. Auction Company works with local governments using license plate readers to locate vehi...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Pitch Perfect Events Return in Preparation for Start Peninsula

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Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that Pitch Perfect events will return in preparation for the November event. Pitch Perfect events provide training on how to effectively pitch your idea in 90 seconds while including the necessary elements and delive...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

JCC TV Wins Five Awards in National Competition

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The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) recently awarded James City County with five awards at their annual Government Programming Awards (GPA) ceremony in Philadelphia, PA. Awards won and categories (with links to vid...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Tourism Revenue Continues to Grow in James City County

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Tourism revenue for James City County reached $431.9 million in 2017, a 3.6% change over 2016. Local tourism-related taxes were $17.8 million, a 1.8% increase over 2016. All data was received by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) from U.S. Travel Asso...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Free Black Settlement Presentation on Sept. 22

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Did you know that James City County is home to one of the first settlements in Virginia created for freed slaves? Come learn more about our local African-American history by joining Colonel Lafayette Jones Jr., a descendant of those who lived on the Free ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

The Flipping Flea Opens

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James City County is pleased to announce that The Flipping Flea held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their space at 6927 Richmond Road. The new business has 4,300 square feet of indoor flea market and specialty shops. The Flipping Flea has more tha...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

September Events

September Flash

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Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for September/October classes is open until Sept. 7. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center an...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

CERT Training to Begin Oct. 4

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If a disaster threatens or occurs, do you know what to do? If you take the James City County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, you will!In a major emergency, fire and law enforcement may not be able to reach you as quickly as they would o...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Newport News for Annual Event

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Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return this November for its seventh annual event. It has been held in different Peninsula localities since 2012, and will take place this year in Newport News. The event will be held Nov. 2-4 at the App...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Clean Water Heritage Grant Opens for Applications

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James City County Stormwater and Resource Protection has opened the Clean Water Heritage Grant to applicants.The Grant provides cost-share funding to homeowner associations, communities, contractors, businesses, and individuals who own stormwater infrastr...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Real Estate Committee Sets Meeting Dates

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The Real Estate Committee of the Economic Development Authority has determined their meeting dates for the rest of the 2018 calendar. The Committee reserves the right to modify this schedule as necessary. The dates and times are outlined below:

  • Thursday, J...
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