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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Police ask Public’s Assistance in Locating Wanted Subject

Tiante Sanchez Woodley

A Federal Arrest Warrant from the U.S. District Court – Eastern District of VA has been issued for Tiante Sanchez Woodley for distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base. This charge is in connection with an incident that occurred in Jam...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Sept. 13 Curbside Recycling Update

Curbside Recycling Update July

BillingCurbside recycling bills from the James City County (JCC) Treasurer’s Office have been mailed and payment is due on Monday, Sept. 16.If you have already notified us that you will be opting out but you still received a bill, please disrega...

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Posted on: September 12, 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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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Community Participation Team Meeting Scheduled for Sep. 17

Members of the Community Participation Team

The Community Participation Team (CPT) will meet on Tuesday, Sep. 17 at 4 p.m. to discuss the following:

•   Election of Chair and Vice Chair

•   Public Engagement and Communications Plan

•   Branding

The meeting will be held in the...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Harvest Festival & Scarecrow Stuffing Sept. 21

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Come enjoy great family time and fall fun at James City County’s annual Harvest Festival & Scarecrow Stuffing! The event is Saturday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Chickahomimy Riverfront Park. Festivities include arts and crafts, food ($), games, p...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Fall Activity Brochure Available! Get Your Copy!

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Parks & Recreation invites you to a great season of opportunities for all ages and abilities! The Fall 2019 edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department’s offerings through December, hundreds of chances to have fun and g...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Police Seek Suspect in Motor Vehicle Theft

Attempt to ID - Motor Vehicle Theft

On Sept. 9 sometime between 3:45 and 5:20 p.m., complainant reports that while at the James City County Recreation Center at 5301 Longhill Road, an unknown person(s) removed the key to his vehicle from his backpack located in the gym and stole his car fro...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

CONECT Receives 2019 Innovation Award for Public Safety

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James City County’s CONECT (Community Outreach Network Educate Care Thrive) Program was recently selected as the winner of the Virginia Municipal League’s 2019 Innovation Award for Public Safety. The annual statewide competition recogn...

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CONECT Video News Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2019

What happened at the Sept. 10 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Sept. 10 Regular Meeting:E.         PRESENTATIONS    

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News Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Wildflower Beautification Project Selected for VACo Achievement Award

Wildflower Beautification Award Presentation with Board of Supervisors

James City County’s Wildflower Beautification Project was recently selected for a Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) 2019 Achievement Award.Through efforts initiated by the General Services Department, Keep James City County Beautiful (KJCCB) organiz...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Tourism Revenue Grew in 2018

2018 Tourism revenue chart

Tourism revenue for James City County reached $442 million in 2018, a 2.3% change over 2017. Local tourism-related taxes were $19.1 million, a 7.1% increase over 2017. All data was received by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) from U.S. Travel Associ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Emergency Manager Sara Ruch Discusses National Preparedness Month and The Wizard of Oz on Podcast

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James City County Emergency Manager Sara Ruch joins us on the podcast this week to talk about National Preparedness Month, The Wizard of Oz, CERT, CART and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!This Week in James City County covers upcoming me...

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This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Stormwater and Resource Protection to host a Small Project Permitting & VSMP SWPPP Template Seminar

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The James City County Stormwater and Resource Protection Division will be hosting a Small Project Permitting and VSMP SWPPP Template Seminar. Please join us for detailed information in respect to small project permitting, projects between 2500sf and less ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Back to School Supply & Backpack Drive

Backpack Flash

To help local youth have a successful school year, participants in James City County’s REC Connect summer camp program hosted a Back to School Supply & Backpack Drive to collect school supplies within the community. While Matoaka Elementary School par...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2019

CERT Training to Begin Sept. 19

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If a disaster threatens or occurs, do you know what to do? If you take the James City County/Williamsburg 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...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Curbside Recycling Update Aug. 30

Curbside Recycling Update July

BillingCurbside recycling bills from the James City County (JCC) Treasurer’s Office have been mailed and payment is due on Sept. 16.If you have already notified us that you will be opting out but you still received a bill, please disregard the b...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2019

September Events

September Flash

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for September/October classes is open until Sept. 20. Registration is accepted at the Recreation Centers and online. Having...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2019

EDA Strategic Investment Area Committee Cancels Meeting

EDA Strategic Investment Area Committee

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) Strategic Investment Area Committee has canceled its Wednesday, Sept. 18 meeting. There is no new business to discuss.The EDA Strategic Investment Area Committee includes four members of the EDA. The Strategic Inve...

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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 23, 2019

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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News Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2019

2019 3rd Quarter Clean Business Award Winner: Trader Joe's

2019 Q3 winner Trader Joes

Trader Joe’s was awarded the 2019 3rd Quarter Clean Business Award by the James City Clean County Commission for their proactive efforts to lessen their environmental impact through green initiatives and sustainability practices. Trader Joe&...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Curbside Recycling Update Aug. 20

Curbside Recycling Update July

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  • Curbside recycling bills from the James City County (JCC) Treasurer’s Office will be mailed over the next week. If you have already notified us that you will be opting out but you still receive a bill, please disregard the bill.
  • If you cho...
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News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Police Warn of ATM Skimmers

ATM Skimmers

Skimmers are becoming more prevalent in our area and one was recently located at a bank in James City County.Skimmers are devices that are placed over card readers on machines that scan credit or debit cards, like ATM’s and gas pumps. Criminals put these ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Hampton for Annual Event

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Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return for its 8th annual event to Hampton, VA. Start Peninsula will be held Nov. 1-3, 2019 at the McGrew Towers Conference Center, 24 Indian Road, located on the Hampton University campus. Start Peninsu...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2019

New Opportunity for County Businesses

Be a featured business

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: July 17, 2019

Clean Water Heritage Grant Opens for Applications

Clean Water Grant

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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News Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Update - New Dates Available - Fire and Police to Offer Active Shooter and Stop the Bleed Training

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-- Updated to reflect the July 13 and Aug. 31 classes are full and to announce new dates. --James City County’s Fire and Police Departments are hosting a CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events) training session followed by a Stop the Bleed trai...

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Registration 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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