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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Police Host Scam Presentation

Fraud Alert

Police throughout the Country receive numerous complaints each year regarding scams and fraudulent financial activity. James City County Police Department is no different. To help combat the prevalence of these crimes, James City County Police Department ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Annual Outdoor Water Use Regulations in Effect Through Sept. 30

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The annual outdoor water use regulations for James City Service Authority (JCSA) water customers began May 1 and continue until Sept. 30. The regulations help manage demand during the summer months where water usage increases due to outdoor water use acti...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Police Seek Suspect in Shoplifting Incident

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On May 10 at approximately 5:15 p.m., the pictured suspect entered the ABC Store located at 6497 Centerville Road. He concealed a bottle of liquor in his coat pocket and left without paying. The unknown subject left on foot headed towards the intersection...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

James City County Closes Jolly Pond Road at the Dam

Jolly Pond Road Closure Map Final

Due to increasing safety concerns, James City County is closing the roadway across Jolly Pond Dam effective May 23, 2019. The Board of Supervisors will be asked to consider beginning the process to abandon this section of roadway at their June 11, 2019 me...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

New Directors Appointed to Economic Development Authority

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County is pleased to announce that the Board of Supervisors appointed two new directors to the EDA. The new directors are Jeffrey (Jeff) Scott and Vincent (Vince) Campana, III. Scott will serve the re...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Nonresident Parking Fees Return to Jamestown Beach Event Park

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Parking fees for nonresidents are charged at Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road annually from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day. The parking fee is charged Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on weekends and holidays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Personal Property and Real Estate Taxes Due June 5

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James City County Personal Property and Real Estate tax bills have been mailed and are due Wednesday, June 5, 2019. If you have not received your tax bill, please call the Treasurer’s Office at 757-253-6705. Penalty will be applied on June 6. Tax payments...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Treasurer Jenni Tomes Talks Taxes on This Week James City County

Podcast

Jenni Tomes, Treasurer for James City County and the City of Williamsburg, joins us on the podcast this week to talk about personal property taxes, why taxpayers send their checks to Boston and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!This Week i...

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This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

County Debuts New Tourism Commercial

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James City County is pleased to announce it has debuted a new tourism commercial, “Back to James City County.” The commercial shows that there are activities for the whole family in the County.The commercial will air on the Golf Channel during the Pure Si...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Community Participation Team Application Period Open

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James City County is launching the update of its Comprehensive Plan adopted in 2015, Toward 2035: Leading the Way, and invites community leaders to apply to be part of the Community Participation Team (CPT). The CPT plays an important role in pro...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

May 31 is Motown Night at Jamestown Jams Featuring Trademark

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Come and enjoy free live music on Friday, May 31 with Trademark as they perform for Motown Night during Jamestown Jams at Jamestown Beach Event Park.Trademark features three dynamic lead vocalists supported by a sizzling four piece rhythm section. Their e...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Police Announce Service Awards

Master Police Officer Jim Miller

On May 16, Police held their annual Service Awards Ceremony recognizing many officers for their continued high levels of service and dedication to safety in the community. Citizens and other County employees who have supported the Department’s efforts in ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Holiday Closings Announced

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James City County offices, facilities, services, libraries and courts will observe the following schedule for Memorial Day.County offices:Closed Monday, May 27James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Jr. Community Center:Closed Monday, May 27Al...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2019

What happened at the May 14 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the May 14 Regular Meeting:E.         PRESENTATIONS    http://ec4.cc/e2933df4a 

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News Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2019

LPGA Golfer Brooke Pancake Featured on This Week in James City County

Podcast

County Tourism & Marketing Coordinator Laura Messer joins us on the podcast this week to talk about the Pure Silk Championship and the LPGA. We have a special guest on this episode - professional golfer Brooke Pancake! Check it out and let us know wha...

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This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Are you Flood Fluent?

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Last year’s hurricane season was one for the records, producing 15 named storms, eight of which were hurricanes. Hurricane Florence devastated Eastern North Carolina with catastrophic flooding that took weeks to subside.If you think you don’t need flood i...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced

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James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, Jamestown Jams, is returning for the fourth year. Come and enjoy free live music on May 31, June 28, July 26 and Aug. 30. Each concert will have a theme and feature a ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Economic Development Authority Real Estate Committee Cancels May Meeting and Reschedules June

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) Real Estate Committee has canceled their Thursday, May 2 meeting. The EDA Real Estate Committee has also rescheduled their June meeting from Thursday, June 6 to Thursday, June 13 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.The Real Estate ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Absentee Voting Available for June Primaries

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Absentee voting for the June 11, 2019 primary elections began statewide on Friday, April 26. Qualified Virginia voters may vote absentee in-person at their local voter registration office or vote absentee by mail. Registered voters must meet one of the 20...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2019

May Events

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Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for June classes is open May 7-17. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and online. Having t...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

Firearm Safety Class

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

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News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Police to Offer Citizens Police Academy

Law Enforcement Center

The James City County Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy has been offering members of our local community the opportunity to get an inside look at the operation and function of police procedures since 1994. The classes offer an overview of the De...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Off-Leash Area for Dogs Opens May 1

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Dog owners are permitted to let their pet play off-leash in one specified area of Jamestown Beach Event Park, beginning May 1. The park is located at 2205 Jamestown Road.

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News Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Police Seek Public's Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Aaron Jacobson

 Aaron Jacobson was last seen at his residence in the 100 block of Old Stage Road in Toano on Feb. 12 at approximately 9 p.m. Jacobson, who is considered endangered, is 31-years-old.  If you have seen Mr. Jacobson or know his whereabouts...

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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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