Posted on: March 29, 2017

Avalon Youth Services (AYS) Now Available

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The Avalon Center now offers direct youth services including counseling, violence prevention, advocacy, and healthy relationships leadership training, monitored custody exchange, and more for communities within the Ninth District Court area.

Their programs...

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AYS
Posted on: February 23, 2016

$450,000 in DOJ Funding For Sexual Assault Prevention Initiatives in Williamsburg

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On Sept. 28, 2015, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the Department of Justice has awarded the James City County Police Department in Williamsburg, Virginia $450,000 through a grant to support programs that help prevent sexual assault...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

JCC AVAW Conference 2016 Explored... (Daily Press article)

Domestic violence is an issue sometimes unseen, even as it demands greater awareness in part because its effects can spread to the larger society, according to workshop leaders at the Historic Triangle Conference on Violence Against Women. The conference ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Avalon Works to Break the Cycle of Abuse

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That night, something felt different. She had been in the relationship for four years, and the abuse started after about a year. It started slowly, she said, with verbal jabs. He apologized, she forgave. They broke up, they got back together. She knew she...

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Avalon

Posted on: December 8, 2016

Maintaining our drainage systems

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We all have a part in maintaining our drainage systems. Know how your neighborhood system works, where the water goes and where problems could occur. Keep drainage easements, ditches and culverts clear of debris and yard waste; ditches are not disposal ar...

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Learn more about the County's drainage systems
Posted on: December 8, 2016

Create your own backyard habitat

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One way to conserve water while adding beauty and interest to your landscape is to create a wildlife habitat in your yard. Backyard conservation incorporates bird and wildlife habitats and food sources, erosion control and water conservation.

The US Depart...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Landscaping tips

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Experts in lawn and garden care, our Water Smart Partners, are actively assisting government staff to encourage citizens landscaping to be smart in watering techniques and plant selection. Here are some outdoor conservation tips:

  • Check for leaks in pipes, ...
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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Amy Jordan Named Director of Economic Development

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County Administrator, Bryan Hill, has announced Amy Jordan as the County’s Economic Development Director effective April 17. Jordan previously served as the City of Hampton’s Redevelopment Manager in the Department of Economic Development.

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Eelsnot Announces New Product, Name Change and Event

ellsnot eco-friendly performance control and lubricants

James City County is pleased to announce that Eelsnot has expanded its product line to include a new tactical lubricant. The new Eelsnot tactical lubricant is nontoxic and does not smoke or congeal from high heat created by firearms. The product can also ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

The Williamsburg Winery Announces Westbury Hall Expansion

Williamsburg Winery

The Williamsburg Winery is pleased to announce the opening of its Westbury Hall expansion, which adds an additional 9,000 square feet of operational space. The building was formerly a warehouse. Westbury Hall is divided into three levels: a lower level th...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

County Departments Launch Monthly Newsletters

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Two James City County departments launched monthly newsletters in January. Tourism, part of the Communications division, will highlight stories on local attractions and events as well as provide a list of upcoming events throughout the County. The Explore...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

County Breaks Ground on Future Home of Billsburg Brewery, Inc.

Pictured (L to R) Thomas Tingle (EDA Chair), Brandon Nice (David Nice Builders), David Baum (Billsburg), Rick Shippey (Billsburg), Kristin Baum (Billsburg) and Bryan Hill (JCC County Administrator)

On Feb. 7, a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the James City County (JCC) Marina, 2054 Jamestown Road, for the future home of Billsburg Brewery, Inc. (Billsburg). The concrete foundation of the new 4,000-square-foot brewing operation will be poured thi...

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Billsburg Brewery, Inc. Website
Posted on: February 3, 2017

Tek Fusion Global Named One of 2017 Best Places to Work in VA; Will Participate in VALET Program

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On Feb. 2, Virginia Business announced its 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia and named Tek Fusion Global, Inc. (TFG) as one of the winners. The 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies, who must first all meet specific crit...

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Tek Fusion Global, Inc.
Posted on: January 27, 2017

Understanding Food Trucks in James City County

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Regulations regarding food trucks, also known as mobile food vending vehicles, were approved by the James City County Board of Supervisors in November and December of 2016.  All regulations are available in Article II Sec. 24-49 of the Code of James ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Port Signs New, Long-Term Lease for Virginia International Gateway

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NORFOLK – Governor Terry R. McAuliffe on Wednesday announced that The Port of Virginia® has signed a new, long-term lease for Virginia International Gateway (VIG) that clears the way for the port to begin work on doubling capacity at the...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Spain's Largest Co-operative establishes U.S. operation in James City County

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In August of this year, Cooperativa del Valle de Los Pedroches (COVAP) opened its first outpost in the United States and established an office in Stonehouse Commerce Park, Toano, Virginia. Founded in 1959, COVAP is located outside of Cordoba, Spain and is...Read on...

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

Bay Rivers Industrial, Inc. Expands in County

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Bay Rivers Industrial, Inc. (BRI), specializing in metal fabrication, welding and machining for government, military and commercial contracts, has announced plans to expand their operations in James City County. BRI, located in the Hankins Industrial Park...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Williamsburg Distillery Experiencing Strong Growth in County

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While Williamsburg Distillery has not yet celebrated its first anniversary, it is experiencing the success of a long-established business. Their first edition of ‘Genever’ Gin recently won triple gold in the 2016 Micro Liquor Distiller...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2016

Billsburg Brewery, Inc. to Open Brewery at Marina

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On Aug. 2, the James City County Economic Development Authority entered into an agreement with Billsburg Brewery, Inc. to sublease the top floor of the building at the James City County Marina and adjacent property located at 2054 Jamestown Road.&ldqu...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Greater Williamsburg Target Sector Analysis

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The Greater Williamsburg Partnership has initiated a target sector analysis to assist in identifying those key industry sectors with the greatest potential for building a sustainable, diverse regional economy.  An online survey has been created t...Read on...


Posted on: March 20, 2017

8231 Richmond Road, Toano, VA

8231 Richmond Road

Property features a 7,500 square foot metal building with brick veneer on two acres zoned A-1 with a special-use permit that was approved in 2009. Building has 25’ ceilings. The building has 2 dock doors at the rear of the building: 13&rsquo...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

3601 La Grange Parkway

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Less than a mile from Interstate 64, Exit 227. Situated in a planned ±80,000 SF manufacturing/ distribution facility within the Stonehouse Commerce Park. The ± 229 Acre Stonehouse Commerce Park is located in upper James City County and is...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

James River Commerce Center Virtual Building

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Construction Type 2C, noncombustible, unprotected. 8' decorative masonry abuse wall around building perimeter. 48-inch dock high rear elevation, 3 dock doors and 1 drive-in door. Multiple dock doors can be located anywhere along the rear of the b...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

1720 Endeavor Drive

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Site features a 51,000 square foot industrial/warehouse facility located on approximately 13 acres in the James River Commerce Center. Additional features include approximately 1-acre of fenced in outside storage and 3-phase power. Site capable of approxi...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

9475 Fieldstone Parkway

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A build-to-suit opportunity, the 47-acre site is located within the Stonehouse Commerce Center, midway between Richmond and Hampton Roads markets. Visible from Interstate 64, the site is located approximately 2 miles from the nearest interstate interchang...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

137 Industrial Boulevard

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Located in the Jacobs Industrial Park, this build-to-suit site is located on 13 acres, with available buildable capacity between 10,000 square feet and 150,000 square feet. Jacobs Industrial Park is located on SR-60, approximately 5 minutes drive time to ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 29, 2016

Fireworks are Illegal in JCC

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The possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling or use of fireworks in James City County is a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 12 months in jail and/or $2,500 fine. Professional displays, such as can be seen at Busch Gardens, are allowed throu...Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2016

Another Smoke Alarm Success

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Residents of Pocahontas Trail were awakened early Feb. 29 by the sound of smoke alarms ringing through the house. Everyone exited safely and the Fire Department was called. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke inside the house and smoldering fire near e...Read on...

Posted on: February 29, 2016

ISO Rating Change Could Reduce Insurance Costs

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The Fire Department has received the second highest possible rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO), a distinction that may qualify homeowners and businesses for lower property insurance premiums. Effective March 1, 2016, James City County Fire D...Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2015

File of Life

File of Life

In an emergency, ambulance providers need to know your medical history to decide how best to take care of you. Searching for medication bottles or trying to remember dosages is the last thing you want to be doing if you or a loved one needs help. That’s w...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

Safe Needle Disposal

Do Not Recycle Needles

If you check your blood sugar or inject medications at home it is important to dispose of your used needles and lancets safely. You can purchase a special container from most pharmacies, or use an empty household container that is leak proof, made of heav...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Christopher Rashad Johnson

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Rape and Strangulation (Felony)

Posted on: March 22, 2017

Wesley Keith Posey

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Probation Violation from a Burglary Conviction (Felony)

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Jarius Christopher Wallace

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Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute (Felony) (2 counts)

Possession of a Gun While Selling Drugs

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Cleveland M. McClaine III

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Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony).


 If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Karl Scott Knoyer

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Contempt of Court (2 charges) Abscond from Probation Supervision If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Shaun David Brown

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Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

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Credit Card Theft – Felony Credit Card Fraud - Felony Grand Larceny – Felony Capias Fail to Appear If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Donald Conklin McGuire

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Capias - Abscond from Probation Supervision. If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Posted on: August 31, 2015

Larry Earl Batts

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Aggravated Sexual Battery, Revocation of Suspended Sentence. If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Posted on: August 31, 2015

Alesha Hunt

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Obtaining Money by False Pretenses (3), Forgery (3) If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.


Posted on: March 29, 2017

Nighttime Noise and Lights Possible Due to Milling/Paving of Rt. 31 (Jamestown Road)

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Residents near Rt. 31 (Jamestown Road) may experience nighttime noise and lights from a milling and paving operation over the next two weeks. Work on the project is being performed primarily between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. to minimize impacts to daytime traffic...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

April Events

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Spring forward with Parks & Recreation - take an art class, dance the Tango, learn about the therapeutic  drum, get fit in the Centers and get outside for a wonderful array of special events!AquaticsLearn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are indiv...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

21st Annual Healthy Aging Conference

Aging Conference

James City County Parks & Recreation along with the Hampton Roads Coalition of Agencies is sponsoring the 21st Annual Healthy Aging Conference, “Navigating the Summit,” on Thursday, April 6, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the King of Glor...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Historical Commission Honors Local Residents who Served in WWI

Veterans Tribute Tower

The James City County Historical Commission and the Combined Veterans Organizations of Williamsburg will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into World War I on Thursday, April 6. The ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. at the Veterans ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Amy Jordan Named Director of Economic Development

Amy Jordan

County Administrator, Bryan Hill, has announced Amy Jordan as the County’s Economic Development Director effective April 17. Jordan previously served as the City of Hampton’s Redevelopment Manager in the Department of Economic Development.

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Social Services Offers Foster Parent Training

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

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Canceled

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The James City County Development Review Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 29, 2017 has been canceled.

For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Board Schedules Community Meetings to Discuss Proposed Budget

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Each member of the James City County’s Board of Supervisors will host a public meeting in his or her respective districts to discuss the proposed budget and get feedback from citizens.

  • April 10, 6:30 p.m. – Kevin Onizuk, Jamestown District ...
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Posted on: March 21, 2017

House Fire in Toano Displaces Family

House Fire on Woodridge Court

A home was damaged by fire today about 4:20 p.m. in the Toano Trace subdivision of James City County. Three family members, including a 3 year old and their babysitter, were at home in the 7600 block of Woodridge Court when a fire in their kitchen started...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Spring Break Camps

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James City County Parks & Recreation offers full and half day programs, camps and classes. Please note the registration deadline for all activities.  REC Connect Spring Break Camps (ages 5-10)Full day camps for ages 5-10 featuring fun trips, gam...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Clean County Commission Meeting Updates

Ironbound Park Clean Up Volunteers

In our efforts to keep James City County beautiful, the Commission has scheduled a material collection date for the Annual Countywide Spring Cleanup event on Earth Day, April 22. This event was created to encourage citizens to cleanup public common areas ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Police to Host Firearm Safety Courses

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

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

What's on JCC TV?

JCC TV

Want to create something new this spring? Whether it’s an artistic masterpiece, a small business, or a craft project, these JCC TV shows can help you learn the basics!

The Language of Business (every day at 2 & 2:30 p.m.)

Host Greg Stoller sits down w...

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JCC TV
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Eelsnot Announces New Product, Name Change and Event

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James City County is pleased to announce that Eelsnot has expanded its product line to include a new tactical lubricant. The new Eelsnot tactical lubricant is nontoxic and does not smoke or congeal from high heat created by firearms. The product can also ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

LPGA Junior Clinic “Tee” Design Contest

2017 Kingsmill Championship Tee Design Contest

James City County and Kingsmill Resort have launched the annual “Tee” Design Contest for the 2017 Kingsmill Championship. The winning design will be printed on t-shirts given to participants in the 2017 Junior Clinic on Saturday, May 2...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

20th Annual Candlelight Ceremony scheduled for March 30

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In honor of April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the 20th Annual Candlelight Ceremony will be held on March 30 from 6-7 p.m. at Warhill High School, 4615 Opportunity Way. The Ceremony is open to the public.

The event is sponsored by the Child Ab...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

County Police to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-back Initiative

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On April 29, officers with the James City County Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be at the James City County Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. collecting potentially dangerous expired, u...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Vandalism on County Trails

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James City County needs your help in protecting our parks. Vandalism along the Greensprings Interpretive Trail and Virginia Capital Trail is occurring, and we need you to report any suspicious activity you may witness. Our trails are community treasures &...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Tourism Announces Seasonal Photo Contest

Explore JCC Photo Contest

The Communications Division for James City County is pleased to announce a new seasonal photo contest. Entries will be accepted online through May 1. Both amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit entries.

Each entry must fall into one c...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

March Events

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AquaticsLearn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for March and April classes is March 8-17. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and online a...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Burn Ban in Effect

4 p.m. Burn Ban

What is the 4 p.m. burn restriction? 

  • Open burning which is within 300 feet of woods or grass which could carry the fire to the woods is banned before 4 p.m. Otherwise permissible open air burning is only allowed between the times of 4 p.m. and midnig...
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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Parks & Recreation Master Plan Update

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James City County Parks & Recreation began the update of its Master Plan last August. The Master Plan is the Department’s most important guide for developing the programs, parks and facilities important to you and your family over the next five years ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

April Events

April Flash_2017

Spring forward with Parks & Recreation - take an art class, dance the Tango, learn about the therapeutic  drum, get fit in the Centers and get outside for a wonderful array of special events!AquaticsLearn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are indiv...

Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 27, 2017

21st Annual Healthy Aging Conference

Aging Conference

James City County Parks & Recreation along with the Hampton Roads Coalition of Agencies is sponsoring the 21st Annual Healthy Aging Conference, “Navigating the Summit,” on Thursday, April 6, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the King of Glor...

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Additional Info...
Posted on: March 17, 2017

Spring Break Camps

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James City County Parks & Recreation offers full and half day programs, camps and classes. Please note the registration deadline for all activities.  REC Connect Spring Break Camps (ages 5-10)Full day camps for ages 5-10 featuring fun trips, gam...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Paddle Craft Storage Rental Space Available

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Paddle craft storage rental space is available at Jamestown Beach Event Park, the James City County Marina, Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Little Creek Reservoir Park. Rental cost for residents of James City County and Williamsburg is $15/month or $150/...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Vandalism on County Trails

Park Update

James City County needs your help in protecting our parks. Vandalism along the Greensprings Interpretive Trail and Virginia Capital Trail is occurring, and we need you to report any suspicious activity you may witness. Our trails are community treasures –...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

March Events

March Events

AquaticsLearn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for March and April classes is March 8-17. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and online a...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Parks & Recreation Master Plan Update

Parks & Recreation Master Plan

James City County Parks & Recreation began the update of its Master Plan last August. The Master Plan is the Department’s most important guide for developing the programs, parks and facilities important to you and your family over the next five years ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Historical Commission to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of US Entry into WWI

Veterans Tribute Tower

The James City County Historical Commission will meet on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 4 p.m. to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I. The commemoration will be held at the Veterans Tribute Tower, 5380 Disco...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

James City County Historical Commission Meeting Scheduled for March 30, 2017

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The James City County Historical Commission will meet on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Norge Depot, 7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188. 

For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescit...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Canceled

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The James City County Development Review Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 29, 2017 has been canceled.

For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

JCC Police to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-back Initiative

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On April 29, officers with the James City County Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be at the James City County Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. collecting potentially dangerous expired, u...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

JCC Police to Host Firearm Safety Courses

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

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Bomb Threat Made at Lafayette High School

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On March 20 at 10:18 a.m., James City County Fire and Police Departments responded to Lafayette High School located at 4460 Longhill Road in reference to a bomb threat. The threat was phoned into the School’s Main Office. Students were evacuated...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

Toano man dies in a single-vehicle crash

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On Sunday, March 19 at 8:30 AM, James City County Police responded to the 9200 block of Richmond Road in reference to a single-vehicle crash. Preliminary investigation revealed that Milton Ray Grant, 37 of Toano was operating 2016 Ford Fusion heading west...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

The Watch Dial by JCCPD

The Watch Dial newsletter

The Watch Dial is a quarterly newsletter published by James City County Police Department. Check back often for information about JCCPD events, crime prevention tips and other crime alerts.

The Watch Dial
Posted on: August 26, 2016

JCC Police recognize Volunteer of the Year

JCC Police Chief presents Volunteer of the Year

James City County Police Department Volunteer, Allen Ayers, was recently recognized as Volunteer of the Year for his dedicated service to the Department. Allen volunteers numerous hours monthly to the Department through various tasks and attends all major...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

Master Officer Tim Renwick Awarded 2016 Officer of the Year

Officer Tim Renwick

Over the last year, Senior Police Officer Tim Renwick has been incredibly active, both with his patrol duties, as well as various extra duties and volunteer work with the Department. Officer Renwick has proven himself to be a leader among his peers with r...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2015

JCCPD Awarded 2015 Re-Accreditation

2015 Police Accreditation

The Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC) awarded James City County Police Department (JCCPD) its third re-accredited status on February 19, 2015 for its success in complying with 191 mandated standards. The Police Department...Read on...


Posted on: March 27, 2017

Cheap Eats in JCC According to Yelp!

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We love reading reviews of places and a great spot for checking out reviews is Yelp. Since everyone enjoyed reading the best of cheap eats on TripAdvisor, we thought it would be fun to check out the best “cheap eats” according to Yelp....

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

March 25 is Waffle Day

Waffle Day

Waffle Day is March 25 and there are some options on where to get waffles in the County.

Baker’s Crust serves Belgian waffles as well as chicken & waffles (served with a honey buerre blanc) and also a bacon, egg and cheese wafflewich. Breakfast i...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Tourism Announces Seasonal Photo Contest

Explore JCC Photo Contest

The Communications Division for James City County is pleased to announce a new seasonal photo contest. Entries will be accepted online through May 1. Both amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit entries.

Each entry must fall into one c...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Cycling in James City County

Cycling in JCC

If you love cycling or a casual bike ride, there are a variety of options in James City County.

If you would like general information on bike trails and paths, please visit our website. Trail locations include Freedom Park, the Virginia Capital Trail, York...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

What will you do over spring break?

Spring break

Adventurous Outdoor Activities

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Cheap Eats in JCC According to TripAdvisor

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We love reading reviews of places and one of our favorite spots for checking out reviews is TripAdvisor. We thought it would be fun to check out the best “cheap eats” according to TripAdvisor. Cheap eats are categorized as costing betw...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

What is the #1 thing to do in JCC?

Historic Jamestowne

We love reading reviews of places and one of our favorite spots for checking out reviews is TripAdvisor. With more than 3,500 reviews, Historic Jamestowne is listed as the #1 thing to do in the area and is also the #1 historic site and the #1 museum in th...

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Historic Jamestowne website
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Get Moving in 2017

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Over the last several years, there has been a rise in athletic events and competitive athletics in JCC. If your New Year’s Resolution was to get moving and be more active, check out these athletic events in 2017.

Feb. 4 – Toano Icy 8K, Fros...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Activities under $10 a person in James City County

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Budgeting for family fun is important. You want to have fun and explore while making memories, but you don’t want to break the bank. 

  1. Take a farm tour at Fox Wire Alpaca Farm. The tour is guaranteed to be fun because of all the llamas, donkeys, ...
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Posted on: March 9, 2017

LPGA Junior Clinic “Tee” Design Contest

2017 Kingsmill Championship Tee Design Contest

James City County and Kingsmill Resort have launched the annual “Tee” Design Contest for the 2017 Kingsmill Championship. The winning design will be printed on t-shirts given to participants in the 2017 Junior Clinic on Saturday, May 2...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Tourism Announces Seasonal Photo Contest

Explore JCC Photo Contest

The Communications Division for James City County is pleased to announce a new seasonal photo contest. Entries will be accepted online through May 1. Both amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit entries.

Each entry must fall into one c...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Attractions reopen for 2017

Reopens

Fox Wire Farm Alpaca tours have resumed for the year. Tours can be scheduled by calling John at 757-218-4520.

Go Ape at Freedom Park launches into the trees again on Saturday, March 4. Go Ape Freedom Park features two outdoor adventures so the whole family...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

The Williamsburg Winery Announces Westbury Hall Expansion

Williamsburg Winery

The Williamsburg Winery is pleased to announce the opening of its Westbury Hall expansion, which adds an additional 9,000 square feet of operational space. The building was formerly a warehouse. Westbury Hall is divided into three levels: a lower level th...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

County Departments Launch Monthly Newsletters

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Two James City County departments launched monthly newsletters in January. Tourism, part of the Communications division, will highlight stories on local attractions and events as well as provide a list of upcoming events throughout the County. The Explore...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

17 Things To Look Forward To In 2017

17 things in 2017

With each new year, there are new things to look forward to and the things happening in James City County are no exception.

Here are 17 things we are looking forward to for 2017:

  1. The anticipated opening of Billsburg Brewery at the James City County Marina w...
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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Do you need plans this weekend?

March31

It’s the last week to see the Fox Wire Farm alpacas in all their glory! Call 757-218-4520 to schedule a farm tour for this weekend. Next weekend, Saturday, April 8, the alpacas will be sheared. If you would like to volunteer for shearing day, please...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Need weekend plans?

March24

Join the Wine Seller for their weekly wine tasting on Friday, March 24. This occurs from 5-8 p.m.

Did you know that Saturday, March 25 is Waffle Day? Make sure to enjoy some waffles! If you want sweet or savory, there are waffles to be had!

Enjoy the Jamest...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

What will you do this weekend?

March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Corner Café will be offering delicious St. Patrick’s Specials on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18. Corned beef and cabbage or bangers and mash. Don’t forget that Corner Café has a full bar now.

Everyone is Irish on S...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Do you need plans this weekend?

March 10

Craft a wood sign at Artfully Yours on Friday, March 10 from 6-8:30 p.m. Registration is required and must be completed by Wednesday, March 8. Cost is $35. Select a quote from the selections, paint or stain the board, use the stencil and achieve the look ...

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