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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Holiday Closings Announced

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James City County offices, facilities, services, libraries and courts will observe the following schedule for Christmas and New Year’s Day.County offices:Closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24 and 25Closed Tuesday, Jan. 1James City County Recreation Center an...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Scheduled for Dec. 19

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The Planning Commission Development Review Committee will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 4 p.m. to discuss the following:

  • C-18-0110, Hazelwood Farms

All meetings are open to the public and will be held in Building A of the James City County Government Center...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

News from the Economic Development Authority

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County approved their 2019 meeting calendar at its December organizational meeting. The calendar includes a date change. The monthly EDA meetings will now occur on the third Tuesday of each month at 4...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

What happened at the Dec. 11 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Dec. 11, 2018 meeting:

Presentations: 

    1.    Chairman's Award Presentation http://ec4.cc/vh84f4837

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Adam Kinsman Featured on This Week in James City County

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Adam Kinsman, County Attorney, joins us on the podcast this week. We talk about the County’s legislative program that includes inoperable motor vehicles, impact fees and dogs. Check it out and let us know what you think!This Week in James City C...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Police and Fire to Offer Active Shooter and Stop the Bleed Training

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James City County’s Police and Fire Departments are hosting two CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events)/Stop the Bleed training sessions:Feb. 23, 5-9 p.m., Fire Training Center, 2077 John Tyler Highway February Session Registration Mar...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Social Services Offers Foster/Adoptive Parent Orientation and Training

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Would you or someone you know be interested in becoming a foster/adoptive parent in James City County? Social Services offers training that gives families the information they need to make an informed decision about whether fostering/adopting is the right...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Parks & Recreation Program, Volunteers Receive Outstanding Awards at State Conference

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James City County Parks & Recreation was recognized in two top service categories at the 63rd Annual Virginia Recreation & Park Society (VRPS) Conference, held in November in Richmond. Parks & Recreation's new Capital Color Ride earne...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Scott Stevens Featured on Newest Episode of This Week in James City County

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James City County’s County Administrator, Scott Stevens, is our guest on the podcast this week. We talk recycling, school enrollment projections, Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail and more. Check it out and let us know what you think! Audio or Vi...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

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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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Posted on: November 29, 2018

December Events

December Flash

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Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsRegistration is open Dec. 11-21 for January swim classes. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and online. Having trouble deciding which swim level is appropriate for your child? O...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Good Time Dancers Give Back

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The Good Time Dancers, a local dance group, marked "Giving Tuesday" with a donation to the Heritage Humane Society (HHS). The dancers collected pet supplies and cash totaling $1,354 to support the shelter’s daily and urgent needs. The donation w...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

H&H Medical Corporation Announces TACgauze Wound Wrapping Gauze

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James City County is pleased to announce that H&H Medical Corporation (H&H) has announced it will now manufacture TACgauze Wound Wrapping Gauze (TACgauze) at their headquarters located on McLaws Circle. Based on a joint research program with the U...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Pure Silk Becomes Title Sponsor of LPGA Event at Kingsmill Resort

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The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and Kingsmill Resort announced that Pure Silk will become the official title sponsor of the newly renamed Pure Silk Championship. Pure Silk has agreed to a three-year deal from 2019-2021 as title sponsor of ...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Police and Fire to Offer Active Shooter and Stop the Bleed Training

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James City County’s Police and Fire Departments are hosting a CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events) training session followed by a Stop the Bleed training session on Jan. 12 at the Law Enforcement Center, 4600 Opportunity Way from 8...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Winners Announced for Start Peninsula

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The pitch competition began on Friday, Nov. 2 with 30 pitches and a keynote by serial entrepreneur and author, Jason Calacanis. Following a 90-second pitch, 10 early stage businesses were selected to move on to Sunday’s final round.  On Sunday, 3...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

2018 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

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Self HaulJames City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 5-18, 2018 and Jan. 7-20, 2019 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 in...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

County Receives Grant to Reduce Erosion at Chickahominy Riverfront Park

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Erosion at the shoreline of Chickahominy Riverfront Park will soon be reduced thanks to a $781,900 grant from the Virginia Environmental Endowment (VEE).James City County staff applied for the grant to help fund solutions to severe erosion at the Park tha...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

2019 Dog Licenses Available

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Dog owners in James City County can purchase 2019 dog licenses through the Treasurer’s Office beginning Nov. 1. The renewal period runs through Jan. 31 every year and tags must be on dogs by Jan. 31. Add a new dog to your household after Jan. 31? Dog tags...

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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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