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. Theafternoon features hands-on activities, music...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Update on Power Surge in Grove and Kingsmill Areas

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Many residents and businesses in the Grove and Kingsmill areas of James City County were affected by an extensive power surge on Wednesday, Sept. 20.

The first call came in at 3:39 p.m. Within two hours, Fire crews responded to 44 calls related to the powe...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Police Seek Information on Stolen Saws

Possible suspect vehicle

At approximately midnight on Sept. 10, unknown person(s) broke into a van parked at a construction site on Teagan Court in Colonial Heritage and stole two Stihl Cutoff saws. The saws are valued at $1,000 each. A residential security camera system captured...

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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

Social Services to Close Sept. 29 for Staff Development

The Department of Social Services will be closed Friday, Sept. 29 for staff development.

The James City County Department of Social Services office will be closed Friday, Sept. 29 for staff development.

Citizens may use the agency drop box located in the parking lot of the James City County Human Services Center, 5249 Olde Towne Road, Williams...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Alliance on Violence Against Women to Host Historic Triangle Conference on Violence Against Women

Historic Triangle Conference on Violence Against Women

On Sept. 21 and 22, James City County Colonial Community Corrections’ Alliance on Violence Against Women (AVAW) will host the Historic Triangle Conference on Violence Against Women at Great Wolf Lodge. The purpose of the conference is to offer the most up...

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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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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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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Clean Business Forum: "Recycling & Sustainability at Ball"

This Location was Selected As a Clean Business Winner Awarded by James City Clean County Commission

The James City Clean County Commission is hosting the 2017 3rd Quarter Clean Business Award Ceremony and Breakfast Forum on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 8:30 a.m. Bruce Williamson and Jack Polson from Ball Metal Corporation will present "Recycling & Su...

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Posted on: September 16, 2017

Fire Crews Respond to Fire at Heritage Mobile Home Park

Mobile Home Fire

James City County Fire Department responded to a structure fire in Heritage Mobile Home Park located at 8810 Pocahontas Trail. York County and Williamsburg Fire Departments assisted.

Crews were dispatched at 5:15 p.m. and arrived at 5:21 p.m. to find fire ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Fire Department Hosts Open House Oct. 7

Fire Department Open House Oct. 7 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Station 4

The James City County Fire Department will host an open house on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fire Station 4, 5312 Olde Towne Road.

Attendees can meet the men and women who help protect our community, visit the SAFE house, learn about smoke alar...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2017

New Capital Color Ride Planned for Oct. 7

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Pedal your way through the Virginia Capital Trail with color surprises at every turn! Join us for the Capital Color Ride on Saturday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and add a little color to your day pedaling from Chickahominy Riverfront Park to the James City Cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Historical Commission Announces Winners of the 2017 Historical Preservation Awards

2017 Historic Preservation Awards Winner

Edith Harris Bernard, Merry A. Outlaw and Caren Schumacher have been selected by the James City County Historical Commission as the winners of the 2017 Historical Preservation Awards. Bernard is recognized for the 12 years of service she provided to the J...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Spoke + Art Provisions Co. Opens in the County

Spoke + Art Provisions Co.

James City County is pleased to announce that Spoke + Art Provisions Co. is now open at 3449 John Tyler Highway along the Virginia Capital Trail. The business offers a community gathering spot and retail shop on the Virginia Capital Trail. Spoke + Art Pro...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Community Workshop Scheduled for Fort Eustis Joint Land Use Study

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James City County, York County, Fort Eustis and the City of Newport News want your input. Share your thoughts and concerns about the future of this important land area at either of our two community workshops:

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 6-8 p.m.Denbigh Community...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

What happened at the Sept. 12 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

Pledge leader Brian Smith Jr.

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Sept. 12, 2017 meeting:

Special thanks to our pledge leader Brian Smith Jr.!

 

Presentations

1. VDOT Quarterly Update, http://ec4.cc/sge7765fc  

Consent ...

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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 on Sept. 26 and 28 and Nov. 14 and 16 at the...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2017

JuiceFix Juicery Opens in the County

JuiceFix Juicery

James City County is pleased to announce that JuiceFix Juicery held a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, Sept. 9. JuiceFix Juicery is in New Town Williamsburg at 4917 Courthouse Street, Suite A.

JuiceFix Juicery offers cold pressed juices, smoot...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Six Students Graduate from Pilot ChefsGO 1.0 Program

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The Economic Development Authority of James City County, Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC), the City of Williamsburg Economic Development Authority, Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance and the Williamsburg Area Restaurant Association ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Ford’s Colony Country Club Opens Renovated Golf Course

Fords Colony Country Club

James City County is pleased to announce that Ford’s Colony Country Club held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their recently renovated Marsh Hawk Course. The golf course was originally built and designed by Dan Maples in 1985 and is a traditional ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Police to Host Recruitment Information Session

Police Recruitment

James City County Police Department is accepting applications for employment for Police Officer I and II positions. The Department will host a Recruitment Information Session at the Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way on Sept. 23 between 3 and ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2017

County Tourism Revenue Continues to Grow

2016 Tourism Growth

Tourism revenue for James City County reached $417 million in 2016, a 2.1% change over 2015. Local tourism-related taxes were $17.5 million, a 4.1% increase over 2015. All data was received by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) from U.S. Travel Associ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Sept. 5 Episode of This Week in James City County Features Sara Ruch, Emergency Manager

This Week in James City County

In honor of Emergency Preparedness Month, our guest this week is Sara Ruch, Emergency Manager for James City County. Sara talks about the importance of being prepared, JCC Alert and more. Check it out and let us know what you think.  

This Week in...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Social Services Offers Foster/Adoptive Parent Training

Fall 2017 Foster and Adoptive Parent Training

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: September 1, 2017

Credit Cards Now Accepted at All Convenience Centers

Truck at Convenience Center

As of Sept. 1, customers have the option to use credit cards at all three County Convenience Centers to dispose of household trash and yard debris.

Please note there is a 2.95% convenience fee for all credit card transactions. For example, if you dispose o...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Parks and Recreation September Events

September Flash

September EventsIn addition to a variety of great programs and classes, we’ve got special events to make the most of the final outdoor days of summer - join us for Movies Under the Stars, Karaoke in the Park, Drool in the Pool, Harvest Festival ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Police Name Bill and Mary Ann Borgo VIPS Volunteers of the Year

Volunteers in Police Services volunteers of the year 2017

On Aug. 21, James City County Police Department hosted its annual Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) Annual Appreciation Dinner. During the event, Chief Brad Rinehimer presented Bill and Mary Ann Borgo with the VIPS Volunteers of the Year award. Both Bi...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Workforce Housing Task Force Seeks Members

Workforce Housing Task Force Seeks Members

The James City County Workforce Housing Task Force is currently seeking applications for task force members. Applications are available online.

The Workforce Housing Task Force will:

  • Evaluate data, programs and efforts that affect affordable and workforce h...
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News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Final Jamestown Jams Concert for the Season Oct. 6

Jamestown Jams

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, now called Jamestown Jams, is returning for the second year. Come and enjoy free live music on Oct. 6 with music from 6:30-8 p.m. with music from the early 2000s featu...

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