Posted on: April 4, 2017

National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

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April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the United States. Beginning as a week in the 1980's, the awareness efforts quickly grew into a month-long campaign towards preventing this crime. Historically, awareness campaigns have focused on t...

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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: April 25, 2017

Abbitt Realty Company Celebrates Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Abbitt Realty Grand Opening

James City County is pleased to announce that Abbitt Realty Company celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, April 21 at their new location at 1312 Jamestown Road.

Abbitt Realty Company is a locally owned and operated real estate brokerag...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Edgeworth Park at New Town Celebrates Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

Edgeworth Park Ribbon Cutting

James City County is pleased to announce that Edgeworth Park at New Town celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting on April 20. Edgeworth Park is located on four acres at 5501 Discovery Park Boulevard and offers a fresh approach to senior living.

Edg...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Skippy’s SnoBalls Opens in County

Skippy's Snoballs

James City County is pleased to announce that Skippy’s SnoBalls is now open. Skippy’s SnoBalls is located at 7127 Merrimac Trail and is open daily.

Skippy’s SnoBalls offers Louisiana-style shaved ice with over 100 flavors including cl...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Kingsmill Championship returns to James City County

LPGA

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 15-21, 2017. Will defending champion and 2016 Rolex Player of the Year, Ariy...

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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.

As w...

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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: 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 James ...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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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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Property Features

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 building. ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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: April 25, 2017

Ramond Lamont James

Ramond Lamont James

Fail to Appear for Original Charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I/II Drug

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.

Posted on: March 22, 2017

Kreetay Lamour Briggs

Most Wanted: Keetay Lamour Briggs

Fail to Appear for original charge of Credit Card Theft

Posted on: March 22, 2017

Wesley Keith Posey

Wesley Keith Posey

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: April 28, 2017

May Events with Parks and Recreation

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Learn to swim, stretch for yoga, defend in RAD, dig deep with archaeology, splash at the outdoor pools, peddle through the past plus catch a flick, sing a song and enjoy family and friends at our special events!

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Personal Property and Real Estate Tax Bills Due June 5

Calendar for June 5 2017

James City County Personal Property and Real Estate tax bills have been mailed and are due Monday, June 5, 2017. If you did not receive your tax bill, call the Treasurer’s Office at 757-253-6705. Taxes are still due even if you did not receive the bill.

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Winners of LPGA Junior Clinic “Tee” Design Contest Announced

Tee Contest Winner

James City County and Kingsmill Resort are pleased to announce the winners of the annual “Tee” Design Contest for the 2017 Kingsmill Championship.

  • First place: Hannah Ward, age 10
  • Second place: Lucinda Murdoch, age 9
  • Third place: Hailey Diggs, ag...
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Posted on: April 26, 2017

What Happened at the April 25 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the April 25, 2017 meeting:

Special thanks to our pledge leader Gabriel Fellows!

 Consent Calendar, Approved 5-0

1. Minutes Adoption - April 11, 2017 Regular Meeting

2. Sect...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Freedom Park Trail Wins 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

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James City County Parks & Recreation’s Freedom Park Multiuse Trail has received the Governor’s Environmental Excellence gold medal award for implementation of the 2013 Virginia Outdoors Plan.This is the second time an award has bee...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Abbitt Realty Company Celebrates Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Abbitt Realty Grand Opening

James City County is pleased to announce that Abbitt Realty Company celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, April 21 at their new location at 1312 Jamestown Road.

Abbitt Realty Company is a locally owned and operated real estate brokerag...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Mark Your Calendars for Family Fun Fest

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Join James City County Parks & Recreation on Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Chickahominy Riverfront Park for the annual Family Fun Fest! The event features Knockerball Hampton Roads, Touch-A-Truck and the Teeny Tiny Farm Petting Zoo. Also enjoy &...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Edgeworth Park at New Town Celebrates Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening

Edgeworth Park Ribbon Cutting

James City County is pleased to announce that Edgeworth Park at New Town celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting on April 20. Edgeworth Park is located on four acres at 5501 Discovery Park Boulevard and offers a fresh approach to senior living.

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Police Respond to Single Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash

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At 7:36 a.m. this morning, James City County Police responded to a single vehicle fatal traffic crash in Ford’s Colony. The driver, Dennis Francis Shea, a 66 year old James City County resident, was operating a 2005 Volvo Sedan on Williamsburg West Drive....

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Applicants Needed to Serve on Board of Building Adjustments and Appeals

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The Division of Building Safety and Permits is seeking qualified applicants to fill a vacancy on the Board of Building Adjustments and Appeals. Pursuant to Section 119.3 of the Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC), members of the Board of Adjustments an...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Podcast Launched

This Week in James City County

James City County has joined the podcast world with “This Week in James City County.”

Recorded once a week, the podcast covers upcoming meetings and events, highlights services, staff and departments and does a deeper dive on challenging issues...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Skippy’s SnoBalls Opens in County

Skippy's Snoballs

James City County is pleased to announce that Skippy’s SnoBalls is now open. Skippy’s SnoBalls is located at 7127 Merrimac Trail and is open daily.

Skippy’s SnoBalls offers Louisiana-style shaved ice with over 100 flavors including cl...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

And the Winner of a 2017 Telly Award is…

2017 Telly Award Winner Mainland Farm: Historic Ground, Historic Yield

For the second year in a row, the James City County video production team has been recognized by industry peers for exclusive County programming.

Mainland Farm: Historic Ground, Historic Yield has won a 2017 Telly Award in the General History category. The...

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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 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 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 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 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: April 28, 2017

May Events

May Flash_2017

Learn to swim, stretch for yoga, defend in RAD, dig deep with archaeology, splash at the outdoor pools, peddle through the past plus catch a flick, sing a song and enjoy family and friends at our special events!

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations...

Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Freedom Park Trail Wins 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

Freedom Park Trails_VA Treasure_Flash

James City County Parks & Recreation’s Freedom Park Multiuse Trail has received the Governor’s Environmental Excellence gold medal award for implementation of the 2013 Virginia Outdoors Plan.This is the second time an award has bee...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Family Fun Fest

Family Fun Fest_News Flash

Join James City County Parks & Recreation on Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Chickahominy Riverfront Park for the annual Family Fun Fest! The event features Knockerball Hampton Roads, Touch-A-Truck and the Teeny Tiny Farm Petting Zoo. Also enjoy &...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Greensprings Interpretive Trail

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A portion of the Greensprings Interpretive Trail will be closed for bridge maintenance from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on three Tuesdays - April 18, April 25 and May 2. The bridge intersects the Virginia Capital Trail and the Main Loop on the Greensprings Interp...

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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...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Paddle Craft Storage Rental Space Available

PaddleCraft_NewsFlash

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: April 28, 2017

JCC Police investigating injuries to an infant

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At approximately 3:21 p.m. today, James City County Police and Fire Departments responded to a residence in the 7600 block of Crestview Drive in reference to an injured 3 month old infant. The child was transported to VCU Medical Center in Richmond with l...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

JCC Police Respond to Single Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash

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At 7:36 a.m. this morning, James City County Police responded to a single vehicle fatal traffic crash in Ford’s Colony. The driver, Dennis Francis Shea, a 66 year old James City County resident, was operating a 2005 Volvo Sedan on Williamsburg W...

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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: 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 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: April 20, 2017

Celebrate Mother’s Day with your mom

Mothers Day

Mother’s Day is May 14. Celebrate with your mom by spending some time together or buying her a thoughtful present.  

Activities

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Free Comic Book Day at Comic Cubicle

Free Comic Book Day

The first Saturday of May has been Free Comic Book Day since 2002. Comic Cubicle, located in New Town Williamsburg, has been celebrating Free Comic Book Day since the day was conceived.

Have you never been to Comic Cubicle? Comic Cubicle has been the store...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

April is Garden Month

April is Garden Month

April is Garden Month, and we want you to celebrate by visiting a garden or working in your own garden.

The Williamsburg Botanical Garden (WBG) is a gem to visit during April. The garden has free admission, but donations are accepted to help support the ga...

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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: 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 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 26, 2017

Winners of LPGA Junior Clinic “Tee” Design Contest Announced

Tee Contest Winner

James City County and Kingsmill Resort are pleased to announce the winners of the annual “Tee” Design Contest for the 2017 Kingsmill Championship.

  • First place: Hannah Ward, age 10
  • Second place: Lucinda Murdoch, age 9
  • Third place: Hailey Diggs, age 11

More tha...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

LeAnn Rimes Live at the Williamsburg Winery

Uncorked and unplugged

Bring in the summer with wine and music! 94.9 The Point presents Uncorked and Unplugged live from The Williamsburg Winery on Saturday, June 10 from 3-7 p.m. Sip on delicious Virginia wine in the beautiful Williamsburg Winery vineyard while enjoying live m...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Skippy’s SnoBalls Opens in County

Skippy's Snoballs

James City County is pleased to announce that Skippy’s SnoBalls is now open. Skippy’s SnoBalls is located at 7127 Merrimac Trail and is open daily.

Skippy’s SnoBalls offers Louisiana-style shaved ice with over 100 flavors including cl...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Kingsmill Championship returns to James City County

LPGA

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 15-21, 2017. Will defending champion and 2016 Rolex Player of the Year, Ariy...

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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: 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: April 24, 2017

What will you do this weekend?

April 28

RavenCon 2017, a weekend celebrating the genres of science fiction, fantasy and horror (and as we're playing the Edgar Allan Poe angle, we're mystery friendly, too!) will be held April 28 through 30 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsbu...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Need weekend plans?

April21 resc

Enjoy the Fossil Frenzy at York River State Park on Friday, April 21 at 10 a.m. Long before there was a York River State Park, or even a York River, 6,000 plus years ago, marine creatures swam here in a shallow sea. Early whales, porpoises, sharks, clams,...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

What will you do this weekend?

April 14

Enjoy the Fossil Frenzy at York River State Park on Friday, April 14 at 10 a.m. Long before there was a York River State Park, or even a York River, 6,000 plus years ago, marine creatures swam here in a shallow sea. Early whales, porpoises, sharks, clams,...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

What activities are in James City County this weekend?

April7

Plan your spring break adventures with our compiled list of activities.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg's first wooden roller coaster, InvadR, opens to the public on Friday, April 7. See the official ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m. then take a thrill...

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