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Posted on: April 22, 2018

Fire Damages Lightfoot Shopping Center

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Just after 9 p.m. on April 21, firefighters from the James City-Bruton Volunteer Fire Department and James City County Fire Department were dispatched to a 911 report of fire in the Colonial Town Plaza Shopping Center. When units arrived they found heavy ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2018

VDOT Announces Road Closures for Week of April 22-27

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Certain roads, lanes and ramps will close April 22-27 to allow for work to be done on the I-64 Widening Project.Residents should expect alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247) April 22-26, starti...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Police Attempt to Identify Suspect in Commercial Breaking and Entering

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On April 8 at approximately 2:40 a.m., an unknown person broke into the 7-Eleven at 5534 Centerville Road and stole two register drawers and an undisclosed amount of cash. Surveillance cameras captured this video:If you are able to identify the individual...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Burn Boot Camp Williamsburg Opens

Burn Boot Camp

James City County is pleased to announce that Burn Boot Camp Williamsburg has opened their new fitness facility at 5251 John Tyler Highway, Suite 14 in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center. Burn Boot Camp is a lifestyle fitness facility that inspires...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Chickahominy Riverfront Park to Host EVSRA Boat Regatta

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Chickahominy Riverfront Park will host the Eastern Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association boat regatta on Sunday, April 22. The Park is located at 1350 John Tyler Highway. Due to event, the Park’s boat ramp, fishing pier and paddlecraft rentals will be un...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Police to Host Recruitment Information Sessions

Police Recruitment Flash

James City County Police Department is accepting applications for employment for Police Officer I and II positions. The Department will host Recruitment Information Sessions at the Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way on April 27 between 4 and 6...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Updates Made to JCC Alert System in the Wake of Spring Storms

JCC Alert

At approximately 2:30 a.m. this morning, April 16, an emergency message was sent out through JCC Alert regarding a severe thunderstorm warning from the National Weather Service.This alert, and its subsequent cancellation, went out to everyone subscribed t...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Police Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

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On April 28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 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, collecting potentially dangerous expired, unu...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Police Seek Qualified Applicants for Police Officer

Police Recruitment Flash

Interested in a career in law enforcement? Join the James City County Police Department (JCCPD) and start a career by being part of a team dedicated to providing comprehensive law enforcement services and programs to the citizens of our community. As a Ja...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

The Drying Co. in Toano Joins Basement Systems Incorporated Network

The Drying Co

James City County is pleased to announce that The Drying Co. (TDC) has been inducted into the Basement Systems Incorporated (BSI) network, which offers patented and award-winning basement waterproofing products and custom designed permanent solutions for ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Board Finalizes Work Session Dates

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The James City County Board of Supervisors has finalized the meeting dates when it will review the proposed Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget. While different dates had previously been announced, the two meetings are now confirmed to take place April 17 at 3 p...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

H&H Medical Corporation Receives Recognition for New Product

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James City County is pleased to announce that H&H Medical Corporation (H&H) has received recognition for its newest product the H*VENT Vented Chest Seal (H*VENT). The H*VENT was named a “JEMS Hot Product” during the EMS Today 2018 Conference. The ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

What Happened at the April 10 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the April 10, 2018 meeting.Special thanks to our pledge leader, Makenzie Ripley!Consent Calendar

  1. Minutes Adoption, Approved 5-0
  2. Grant Award -- Department of Motor Vehicles ...
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News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Coalition Installs Pinwheel Gardens for Child Abuse Prevention Month

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Every year, the month of April is recognized as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Local agencies dedicated to children’s safety join together each year as the Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of Greater Williamsburg to help raise awareness ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Kingsmill Resort Announces Addition of Presenting Sponsor and Sponsor Exemption

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The Kingsmill Championship is pleased to announce the addition of a new presenting sponsor for its annual Ladies' Professional Golf Association (LPGA) event. GEICO and the Kingsmill Championship have entered into a partnership where GEICO has assumed the ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2018

April Events

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Aquatics 

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for May classes is open April 17-27. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Recruiting for Citizen Stormwater Advisory Committee

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James City County’s Board of Supervisors is accepting applications until May 1, 2018 for citizens interested in serving on the Stormwater Program Advisory Committee.The Board of Supervisors established the Advisory Committee in 2008 to assist the Board an...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Proposed FY2019-20 Budget Released

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Interim County Administrator Bill Porter released his proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 financial plan for James City County on March 30. The proposed plan for FY2019 is 4.2% over the FY2018 budget at $204.5M. The budget incorporates new legislation, Senate Bi...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2018

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the United States. Beginning as a week in the 1980's, the awareness effort quickly grew into a month-long campaign towards preventing sexual assault. Historically, awareness campaigns have focus...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

GuernseyTingle Receives Project of the Year Award and Award of Excellence

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James City County is pleased to announce that GuernseyTingle, a local architecture firm in the County, was awarded Project of the Year from the Hampton Roads Design Build Institute of America for their work on the 37,000 square foot expansion at St. Bede ...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2018

County Board Meetings Now Available Live on YouTube

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Want another way to watch County board meetings live? Meetings of the James City County Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, the Chesapeake Bay Board, and the Wetlands Board are now being simulcast on YouTube.Live broadcasts can be seen on James...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Agricultural and Forestal District Open Enrollment Begins

AFD Map

James City County is accepting applications until June 15, 2018 for property additions to the following Agricultural and Forestal Districts (AFDs) in advance of the district’s renewal in October 2018:

  • Armistead
  • Barnes Swamp
  • Carter’s Grove...
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News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Spring/Summer 2018 Activity Brochure Available

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Parks & Recreation invites you to a spring and summer of fun – we’ve got over 120 summer camps for the kids, more than 25 special events designed to connect and cultivate community and hundreds of family programs and outings, class...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Social Services to Host Landlord Fest

Landlord Fest

James City County Social Services, in coordination with the Greater Virginia Peninsula Housing Consortium, will host Landlord Fest April 26, 5:30-7 p.m. at the James City County Recreation Center at 5301 Longhill Road, Williamsburg. Landlord Fest is a com...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Marine Response Team Stays Prepared

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With over 37 square miles of waterways to protect, emergencies on the water are a fact of life for the marine response teams of the James City County Fire and Police Departments. As components of the regional Marine Incident Response Team (MIRT) coordinat...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Candlelight Vigil to Kick Off National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Candlelight Vigil

Please join the Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of Greater Williamsburg for our 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil, March 27 from 6-7 p.m. at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 4897 Longhill Road. This event is to honor the children whose lives have been impacted...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Police to Host Shred-A-Thon

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

An estimated $16 billion was stolen from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016 in incidents involving identity theft, according to the 2017 Identity Fraud Study released by Javelin Strategy & Research. One of the most successful ways of preventing ident...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Biennial Reassessments Mailed to 14,300 Residents

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James City County mailed approximately 14,300 change of assessment notices for the biennial general reassessment on Feb 28. Assessments increased .97% due to reassessment and .42% due to new development which combined for a total change of 1.39%. Assessme...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Kingsmill Championship Returns to James City County

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The Kingsmill Championship will once again host some of the top players of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) on the renowned River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 14-20, 2018. Will champion Lexi Thompson defend her title from 2017?As part ...

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