Posted on: October 11, 2017

Domestic Violence Crimes Across the Commonwealth

2015 DV Stats

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Provided by Virginia Department of Health, please take few moments and review the alarming 2015 statistics regarding this serious crime in our state. 

To review or download the entire poster, ...

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Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: October 10, 2017

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Domestic violence is never acceptable. During National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I call on all Americans to promote the safety and liberty of the women, men, and children who are subjected to violent, intimidating, or controlling behavior at the ...

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Proclamation 2017 Colonial Community Corrections
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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Colonial Community Corrections

Posted on: October 13, 2017

Posh Salon of Williamsburg Moves to Larger Space and Adds Employees

Posh Salon

James City County is pleased to announce that Posh Salon of Williamsburg (Posh Salon) held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Oct. 12 for their new larger location in the Monticello Marketplace. The new location is 3,000 square feet, which is double th...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Sentara Therapy Center Opens on Treyburn Drive

SentaraTherapyCenter

James City County is pleased to announce that Sentara Therapy Center held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Oct. 10 at their new location, 3901 Treyburn Drive.

Sentara Therapy Center offers comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation programs and specializ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Students Visit County Businesses for Manufacturing Day

MFG Day

On Oct. 6, students from Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools (WJCC) visited Anheuser-Busch, Owens-Illinois, Coresix Precision Glass, Ball Corporation, Nicewood Enterprises and Printpack, all in James City County, for Manufacturing Day. Students ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 5, 2017

October is Virginia Wine Month

Wine month

Did you know that Virginia is a wine destination unlike any other, with more than 230 wineries? Wineries in Virginia are surrounded by beautiful views and majestic scenery (from mountains to rivers and everything in between). There are wineries in quaint ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Billsburg Brewery Receives $100,000 Virginia Tourism Growth Fund Grant

Billsburg VTC

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Billsburg Brewery is receiving a $100,000 Virginia Tourism Growth Fund grant to assist with the development of the new craft brewery. The funds will be used for creating additional parking, pedestrian access, a beer...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 23, 2017

Alewerks Opens New Tasting Room at Williamsburg Premium Outlets

Alewerks WPO

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company has opened its new tasting room at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The new venture is an open-concept retail store and micro-brewing facility in 3,000 square feet and is located at 5...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 27, 2017

Understanding Food Trucks in James City County

Food trucks

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 Ja...

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Economic Development
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.

Billsburg...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 3, 2016

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

Port of Virginia

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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Additional Info... Economic Development

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Fireworks are Illegal in JCC

Illegal

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...

Additional Info... Fire Department
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...

Fire Department
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...

Fire Department
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...

Fire Department
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...

Additional Info... Fire Department

Posted on: October 10, 2017

Richard Mason Clark

Richard Mason Clark

Age: 47

Probation Violation – Felony (for DUI Habitual Offender)

If you have any information that might help police locate Clark, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Michelle Marie Roush

Michelle Marie Roush

Age: 28

Capias – Probation Violation for original charge of shoplifting (Felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Sexton, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Li...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Shamonte Joseph Sexton

Sexton Shamonte Joseph

Age: 24

Felony indictment for distribution of Schedule I/II drug

If you have any information that might help police locate Sexton, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Cal...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Warren Mckindly Wallace Sr.

Warren Mckindly Wallace Sr

Age: 31

Failure to be of good behavior while on probation (2 charges), failure to appear in court

If you have any information that might help police locate Wallace, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Ryan Decarlo Braxton

Ryan Decarlo Braxton

Age: 42

Domestic assault, abduction (felony), grand larceny (felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Braxton, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Boryce Leon Jones

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Age: 38

Possession of cocaine (felony), distribution of cocaine (felony) 2nd offense

If you have any information that might help police locate Jones, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Kevin Wayne Canaday Jr

Kevin W Canaday Jr

Age: 27

Possess/transport firearm by convicted felon (felony), grand larceny (felony), revocation of suspended sentence – original charge of manufacture/sell controlled substance (felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Canaday, pl...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Ramond Lamont James

Raymond Lamont James

Age: 39

Fail to appear (original charge of possession with intent to distribute a schedule I/II drug). Violation of VASAP Program for a DUI conviction.

If you have any information that might help police locate James, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email t...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Herbert Gene Dorman Jr.

Most Wanted Herbert G Dorman

Fraud - Failure to Perform Construction (Felony)If you have any information that might help police locate Dorman, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to the Cri...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Keith Wayne Hilliard

Most Wanted: Keith Wayne Hilliard

Probation Violation (Original charge: Unlawful wounding)

If you have any information that might help police locate Hilliard, please call/text 757-253-1800 or email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Sibylla Hope Coles

Most Wanted - Sibylla Hope Coles

Possession of Schedule I, II Controlled Substance (Felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Davis, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers t...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Bruce Wayne Harris Jr.

Bruce Wayne Harris Jr

Probation Violation (Felony) for Original Charge of Sex Offense and Fail to Register as a Violent Sex Offender, 2nd offense.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Kreetay Lamour Briggs

Most Wanted: Keetay Lamour Briggs

Fail to Appear for original charge of Credit Card Theft

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Larry Earl Batts

Larry Earl Batts

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

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Norge Depot Caboose Restoration Project Public Information Meeting

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James City County intends on applying for Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Surface Transportation Block Grant funding for Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020 for the Norge Depot Caboose Restoration project.

The public is invited to attend a meeting to learn mo...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Mark Your Calendars for Social Services Open House

Social Services Open House You're Invited

James City County’s Department of Social Services is hosting an Open House on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Human Services Center, 5249 Olde Towne Road.

The Open House is an opportunity to come share your input on our strategi...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2017

Oct. 17 Episode of This Week in James City County Features County Administrator Bryan Hill

This Week in James City County

County Administrator Bryan Hill joins us this week to talk about Billsburg, the upcoming election, schools and Maltesers. What else did we discuss? Check it out and let us know what you think!

This Week in James City County covers upcoming meetings and eve...

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This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2017

4th Annual Litter & Recycling Expo

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In honor of America Recycles Day (Nov. 15), the James City Clean County Commission is partnering with Solid Waste and Recycling to host the 4th Annual Litter & Recycling Expo. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the J...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Oct. 24 Board of Supervisors Agenda Amended

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The agenda for the ‪4 p.m. Oct. 24‬ James City County Board of Supervisors Work Session has been amended to remove the joint meeting with the Planning Commission. The Board will still meet as scheduled. The next meeting of the Planning C...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Full Ramp and Road Closures Scheduled Overnight for I-64 Widening Project

VDOT Virginia Department of Transportation

Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps and roads to perform construction activities on the first and second segments of the I-64 Widening Project:

Segment I:

  • Full ramp closure overnight on I-64 ...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Posh Salon of Williamsburg Moves to Larger Space and Adds Employees

Posh Salon

James City County is pleased to announce that Posh Salon of Williamsburg (Posh Salon) held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Oct. 12 for their new larger location in the Monticello Marketplace. The new location is 3,000 square feet, which is double th...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2017

No Wake Zone Added at Chickahominy Riverfront Park

Park Update

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has established a “No Wake Zone” along Gordon’s Creek, adjacent to Chickahominy Riverfront Park. The No Wake buoys have been placed in Gordon's Creek that runs along the Chickahominy Riverfront Park cam...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Board of Supervisors Makes Appointment to Peninsula Airport Commission

Newport News Williamsburg International Airport

At its Oct. 10 meeting, the James City County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to take its seat on the Peninsula Airport Commission (PAC) as allowed by the Acts of Assembly of 1946, which created the PAC and provided that James City County, York Cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Treasurer's Office Contracts with Law Firm to Collect Delinquent Taxes

Door to Commissioner of the Revenue Treasurer Office

The James City County Treasurer’s Office has contracted with the Virginia law firm, Taxing Authority Consulting Services, P.C. (TACS), to assist with the collection of delinquent real estate taxes.

All taxpayers owing real estate taxes delinquent...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 15-21

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James City County Police Department joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver Safety Week to encourage all parents to talk to their teen drivers about the rules of the road.

Motor vehicle crashes are the l...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Sentara Therapy Center Opens on Treyburn Drive

SentaraTherapyCenter

James City County is pleased to announce that Sentara Therapy Center held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Oct. 10 at their new location, 3901 Treyburn Drive.

Sentara Therapy Center offers comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation programs and specializ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2017

County Earns National Accreditation in Parks & Recreation

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James City County joins the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). T...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Take a Look at the FY 2017 Annual Report Video

James City County FY 2017 Annual Report

Produced by JCC TV, this year’s annual report reviews the accomplishments of the County in fiscal year 2017 (between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017). Unlike previous years, this year’s capital projects, public safety statistics and oth...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2017

2017 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

Leaves on ground under trees

Self Haul

James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 6-19, 2017 and Jan. 2-21, 2018 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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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2017

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

James City County Board of Supervisors

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Oct. 10, 2017 meeting:

Presentations

1. Clean County Commission Annual Update, http://ec4.cc/jg4aea8b42. Annual Report Presentation, http://ec4.cc/jg7882c75  

C...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Oct. 10 Episode of This Week in James City County Features Dianna Moorman, General Registrar

This Week in James City County

Dianna Moorman, General Registrar and Director of Elections for James City County joins the podcast this week to talk about the upcoming election, the need for Officers of Election, important deadlines and more. Check it out and let us know what you think...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Students Visit County Businesses for Manufacturing Day

MFG Day

On Oct. 6, students from Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools visited Anheuser-Busch, Owens-Illinois, Coresix Precision Glass, Ball Corporation, Nicewood Enterprises, Printpack and the James City County Five Forks Water Treatment Plant for Manufa...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Incorrect Address for Absentee Voting Location

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Residents may have received mail promoting absentee voting from the Republican Party of Virginia. The letter included an incorrect address, telephone number and hours for the James City County Voter Registration and Elections Office.

The correct address is...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Trick-or-treat Hours Set

Officer with Halloween candy

Trick-or-treat hours in James City County are from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31 for children 12 and under.

JCC Police recommend the following tips for a safe Halloween night:

  • Costumes should be easy to walk in and short enough to avoid tripping. They sho...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Agricultural and Forestal Districts Advisory (AFD) Committee Seeking Applications for New Members

Agricultural and Forestal Districts Committee Seeks Members

The James City County Agricultural and Forestal Districts Advisory (AFD) Committee is currently seeking applications for new members. Interested County residents can submit an application online.

The AFD Committee advises the Planning Commission and the Bo...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2017

October Events with Parks & Recreation

October Flash

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations

There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for October classes is open through Oct. 4. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and onlin...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Billsburg Brewery Receives $100,000 Virginia Tourism Growth Fund Grant

Billsburg VTC

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Billsburg Brewery is receiving a $100,000 Virginia Tourism Growth Fund grant to assist with the development of the new craft brewery. The funds will be used for creating additional parking, pedestrian access, a beer...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Police Go Pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Officers wearing pink badges.

Beginning Oct. 1, many officers with James City County Police Department will recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing specially manufactured badges with a pink background. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual health camp...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Claims Information for Recent Electrical Power Surge

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The James City County Board of Supervisors met with a representative from Dominion Energy at their Sept. 26 Work Session. Video from the meeting is available online. Citizens who sustained damage during the electrical power surge on Sept. 20 in the Grove ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2017

Alewerks Opens New Tasting Room at Williamsburg Premium Outlets

Alewerks WPO

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company has opened its new tasting room at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The new venture is an open-concept retail store and micro-brewing facility in 3,000 square feet and is located at 5...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Do You Know Your Zone?

Know where you are. So you know when to go. Know Your Zone. Please go to KnowYourZoneVa.org to find

Do you know your zone? Community Emergency Response (CERT) volunteers with James City County are going door-to-door in neighborhoods included in the County’s evacuation zones.

Evacuation zones designated A through C are in place in James City Cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2017

New Event From Parks & Recreation - Boo Bash at the Beach!

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Enjoy a “day at the beach” with a Halloween twist! Parks & Recreation is offering a new event - Boo Bash at the Beach on Saturday, Oct. 21, 1-4 p.m. at Jamestown Beach Event Park. The afternoon features hands-on activities, music, ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Police Receive Two Law Enforcement Challenge Awards

presentation of law enforcement challenge awards

James City County Police Department was recognized on Tuesday at the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) 92nd Annual Training Conference in Virginia Beach. The Department received the 2017 Law Enforcement Challenge First Place Award (for a mun...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Fall 2017/Winter 2018 Activity Brochure Released

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Parks & Recreation invites you to a season of fun and healthy programs, events and activities for all ages and interests! This edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department’s offerings through February 2018. The brochure...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Website Receives State and National Honors

Covits Award Presentation Pictured L to R Secretary of Technology, Karen Jackson, Web and Publicatio

James City County’s website was recently chosen as the Best Citizen Portal by Governor Terry McAuliffe. The award, formally known as the Governor’s Technology Award: Best Citizen Portal, was presented by the Commonwealth’s Se...

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James City County Website News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Need Real Answers About Homeownership?

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Virginia Housing Development Authority’s (VHDA) free First-time Homebuyer Class is a great way to learn about the entire home buying process from start to finish.

James City County will sponsor classes Nov. 14 and 16 at the Law Enforcement Center...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Police to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-back Initiative

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On Oct. 28, 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, un...

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News Releases

Posted on: October 13, 2017

No Wake Zone Added at Chickahominy Riverfront Park

Park Update

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has established a “No Wake Zone” along Gordon’s Creek, adjacent to Chickahominy Riverfront Park. The No Wake buoys have been placed in Gordon's Creek that runs along the Chickahominy Riverfront Park cam...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 11, 2017

James City County Earns National Accreditation in Parks & Recreation

CAPRAaccreditedlogo_NewsFlash

James City County joins the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). T...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 29, 2017

October Events

October Flash

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations

There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for October classes is open through Oct. 4. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and onlin...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Boo Bash at the Beach, NEW!

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Boo Bash at Jamestown Beach Event Park Enjoy a “day at the beach” with a Halloween twist! Parks & Recreation is offering a new event - Boo Bash at the Beach on Saturday, Oct. 21, 1-4 p.m. at Jamestown Beach Event Park. The afternoo...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Now Available, Parks & Recreation Activity Brochure!

Flash Graphic_FallWinter 2018

Fall 2017/Winter 2018 Activity Brochure Released Parks & Recreation invites you to a season of fun and healthy programs, events and activities for all ages and interests! This edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

Posted on: October 12, 2017

National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 15-21

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

James City County Police Department joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver Safety Week to encourage all parents to talk to their teen drivers about the rules of the road.

Motor vehicle crashes are the l...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Trick-or-treat Hours Set

Officer with Halloween candy

Trick-or-treat hours in James City County are from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31 for children 12 and under.

JCC Police recommend the following tips for a safe Halloween night:

  • Costumes should be easy to walk in and short enough to avoid tripping. They sho...
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Police Department
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Police Go Pink for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Officers wearing pink badges.

Beginning Oct. 1, many officers with James City County Police Department will recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing specially manufactured badges with a pink background. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual health camp...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

Larcenies from unlocked motor vehicles are one of the most prevalent crimes in James City County.  

Residents are encouraged to always lock their car doors even when they are at home. Residents should also always remove valuables (especially elect...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Police to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-back Initiative

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On Oct. 28, 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, un...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Police Receive Two Law Enforcement Challenge Awards

presentation of law enforcement challenge awards

James City County Police Department was recognized on Tuesday at the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) 92nd Annual Training Conference in Virginia Beach. The Department received the 2017 Law Enforcement Challenge First Place Award (for a mun...

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Police Department
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.Click to enlarge.

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The Watch Dial Police Department

Posted on: October 1, 2017

Events in October

October events

Jamestown Jams

Come jam with The Lone Rangers at Jamestown Beach Event Park on Oct. 6 at Jamestown Jams. Concert is free and open to the public. Music begins at 6:30 p.m., gates open at 5:30 p.m. Two Drummers Offbeat Eats will be present. The Arc of Greate...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: October 3, 2017

October is Virginia Wine Month

Wine month

Did you know that Virginia is a wine destination unlike any other, with more than 230 wineries? Wineries in Virginia are surrounded by beautiful views and majestic scenery (from mountains to rivers and everything in between). There are wineries in quaint ...

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Tourism Blog
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 ...

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Tourism Blog

Posted on: September 29, 2017

Billsburg Brewery Receives $100,000 Virginia Tourism Growth Fund Grant

Billsburg VTC

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Billsburg Brewery is receiving a $100,000 Virginia Tourism Growth Fund grant to assist with the development of the new craft brewery. The funds will be used for creating additional parking, pedestrian access, a beer...

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Posted on: September 23, 2017

Alewerks Opens New Tasting Room at Williamsburg Premium Outlets

Alewerks WPO

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company has opened its new tasting room at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The new venture is an open-concept retail store and micro-brewing facility in 3,000 square feet and is located at 5...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

How Will You Spend Your Weekend?

Oct. 20

The excitement of Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens has returned to the World’s Most Beautiful Amusement Park with a new maze, FrostBite, a new escape room and a new scare zone in New France. As always, Howl-O-Scream is not recommended for young ch...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

What's Happening This Weekend?

Oct. 13

The excitement of Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens returns to the World’s Most Beautiful Amusement Park on weekends through Sunday, Oct. 29 with a new maze, FrostBite, a new escape room and a new scare zone in New France. As always, Howl-O-Scream ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Need Weekend Plans?

Oct. 6

Come jam with The Lone Rangers at Jamestown Beach Event Park on Oct. 6 at Jamestown Jams. Concert is free and open to the public. Music begins at 6:30 p.m., gates open at 5:30 p.m. Two Drummers Offbeat Eats will be present. The Arc of Greater Williamsburg...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

What Activities and Events Are This Weekend?

Sept. 29

Enjoy Paddle Yoga on Friday, Sept. 29 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Chickahominy Riverfront Park. Practicing yoga on a SUP brings a whole new perspective to being fully present in the moment. Asanas create a new challenge while floating, requiring full awareness, ...

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