News Flash

Posted on: February 23, 2016

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

DOJ news.jpg

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: May 1, 2018

Mental Health & Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

HHS Office on Womens Health

The month of May is observed as Mental Health Awareness month. Are you aware that there’s a connection between mental health and domestic violence?According to U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Heal...

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Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: April 9, 2018

IPV & Pregnancy

Alliance on Violence Against Women (AVAW) logo

IPV (intimate partner violence) crimes affect everyone in our community. In this new webisode, learn facts about the impact IPV crimes have on pregnant women and how you can assist them.Please watch and share the new webisode to spread the knowledge towar...

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IPV & Pregnancy Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Webisode #6 Now Available

Alliance on Violence Against Women (AVAW) logo

To mark the last day of National Domestic Violence Awareness month...The new webisode titled " After The Call" explores what services and pathways are open to intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault, and stalking victims in the James Cit...

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Webisode #6: After The Call Colonial Community Corrections

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Grove Area Designated as Opportunity Zone

Opportunity Zone Map

The Grove area of James City County (JCC) has officially been designated an Opportunity Zone by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Governor Northam submitted 212 Opportunity Zones to the Treasury in April, all of which were approved. Each state was allowed ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Ariya Jutanugarn is the 2018 Kingsmill Championship Winner

KM Winner

The winner of the 2018 Kingsmill Championship is Ariya Jutanugarn, who becomes the second LPGA player with multiple wins at The Kingsmill Championship. Jutanugarn last won The Kingsmill Championship in 2016. In 2017, Lexi Thompson was the winner. Cristie ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Anheuser-Busch Williamsburg Brewery Opening for Pop-Up Tours

Anheuser-Busch

James City County is pleased to announce that the Anheuser-Busch Williamsburg brewery will be opening its doors for public tours this summer for the first time in nearly 20 years, giving guests an inside look at the company’s time-honored brewin...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Winners of LPGA Junior Clinic “Tee” Design Contest Announced

Tee Design Contest Winner Art - Haley James

James City County (JCC) and Kingsmill Resort are pleased to announce the winners of the annual “Tee” Design Contest for the 2018 Kingsmill Championship.

  • First place: Haley James, age 11
  • Second place: Nathan Knick, age 9
  • Third place: Paige...
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Economic Development
Posted on: May 8, 2018

FoodaTude..Food with Attitude Wins Second Award

CoVA Best of

For the second year in a row, local food truck, FoodaTude..Food with Attitude (FoodaTude) has won the Coastal Virginia Magazine Best Of Readers’ Choice Award for Best Food Truck Peninsula. FoodaTude is owned by Chef Jim Kennedy, who formerly own...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg Begins Planting

Sweethaven Lavender Farm

Sweethaven Lavender Farm of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) has planted their first lavender plant on their newly established farm located at 2301 Jolly Pond Road. Sweethaven will open to the public for U-Pick lavender in 2019. The farm totals more than 100 acr...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Via Vitae Chiropractic Opens

Via Vitae Chiropractor

James City County is pleased to announce that Via Vitae Chiropractic held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new office at 4511 John Tyler Highway, Suite B. Via Vitae Chiropractic is owned by Dr. Brandon Babin and Heather Babin. Via Vitae Chirop...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Sola Salon Studios Opens in New Town Williamsburg

Sola Salon Studios

James City County is pleased to announce that Sola Salon Studios has held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new studio spaces at 5140 Main Street in New Town Williamsburg. The business is owned by David Aschheim, who is the local franchisee/ope...

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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

News Flash

News Flash

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

smoke alarm

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

Firefighter with hydrant

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

News Flash

Posted on: May 9, 2018

Kevin Lamark Jackson

kevin lamark jackson

Kevin Lamark Jackson: last known address is Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA. Jackson is 42 years old, 5’5” and 170 lbs. Jackson has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County General District Court for failure to appear (original charge is...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Joey Jonte Miles

joey jonte miles

Joey Jonte Miles: last known address is Lynn Circle, Toano, VA. Miles is 31 years old, 5’8” and 140 lbs. Miles has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for failure to appear on a charge of possession of a controlled subs...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 28, 2018

David Jerome Frye

David Jerome Frye

David Jerome Frye: last known address is Concord, James City County, VA. Frye is 22 years old, 6’4” and 200 lbs. Frye has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court (original charge is possession of marijua...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Rodney Johnson (AKA: Rodney Dushack)

Rodney Johnson

Rodney Johnson (AKA: Rodney Dushack): last known address Mooretown Road, James City County, VA. Johnson is 49 years old and 6’8”. Johnson is wanted on charges of aggravated assault by strangulation and felony assault.

Media Contact:Step...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Troy Lamont Ashby

troy lamont ashby

Troy Lamont Ashby: last known address is Hampton, VA. Ashby is 41 years old, 5’5” and 140 lbs. Ashby is wanted on two charges of distribution of cocaine.

Media Contact:Stephanie Williams, Police Spokesperson757-259-5173, 757-592-5618; s...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Larry Batts

larry batts

Larry Batts: last known address Centerville Road in James City County. He is 56 years old, 5’8”, 160 and 160 lbs. Batts is wanted for aggravated sexual battery and revocation of a suspended sentence.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe: last known address Lakepoint Court, James City County, VA. Sharpe is 28 years old, 5’11” and 130 lbs. Sharpe is wanted on charges of credit card theft, credit card fraud, grand larceny and failure to appear.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Karl Scott Knoyer

karl scott knoyer

Karl Scott Knoyer: last known address is Carol Lane, James City County, VA. Knoyer is 28 years old, 6’ and 185 lbs. Knoyer is wanted on two charges of failure to appear in Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court and a probation violation.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Corey Delmont Bryant, Sr.

corey delmont bryant sr.

Corey Delmont Bryant, Sr.: last known address Capital Landing Road, Williamsburg, VA. Bryant, Sr. is 47 years old, 5’10” and 210 lbs. Bryant, Sr. is wanted on charges of credit card theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Michelle Marie Roush

michelle marie roush

Michelle Marie Roush: last known address Prosperity Court in James City County, VA. She is 29 years old, 5’3” and 115 lbs. Roush is wanted on a Felony Capias (original charge: felony shoplifting).

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Ryan DeCarlo Braxton

Ryan Decarlo Braxton

Ryan DeCarlo Braxton: last known address Burton Woods Drive, James City County, VA. Braxton is 42 years old, 5’9” and 180 lbs. Braxton is wanted on charges of abduction, grand larceny and domestic assault and battery.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Seth Gabriel Gene Weaver

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Seth Gabriel Gene Weaver: last known address Birch Circle in James City County, VA. Weaver is 18 years old, 6’1” and 180 lbs. Weaver is wanted on two counts of grand larceny and unlawful discharge of a firearm.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson)

sibylla coles

Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson): last known address Little Creek Dam Road, Toano, VA. Coles is 45 years old, 5’4” and 195 lbs. Coles is wanted on a felony charge of possession of a schedule I, II controlled substance.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Boryce Leon Jones

Boryce Leon Jones

Boryce Leon Jones: last known address Jackson Street in James City County, VA. Jones is 38 years old, 5’10” and 198 lbs. Jones is wanted on felony indictments for possession of cocaine and distribution of cocaine (2nd offense).

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Most Wanted

News Flash

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Grove Area Designated as Opportunity Zone

Opportunity Zone Map

The Grove area of James City County (JCC) has officially been designated an Opportunity Zone by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Governor Northam submitted 212 Opportunity Zones to the Treasury in April, all of which were approved. Each state was allowed ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2018

County’s Outdoor Pools Open for Summer

Pool Kids

James City County's two outdoor pools open for the season - Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day!Memorial Day weekend operating hours are Saturday, May 26 - Monday, May 28, noon to 6 p.m. daily. The summer-long operation schedule is listed below. The pools a...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Mosquito Season Closes In

Mosquitos

They’re coming. Are you ready? Mosquitoes are not only annoying, they can carry viruses and can make you sick. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to help control mosquitoes in and around your home:

  • Eliminate standing water both insi...
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News Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Holiday Closings Announced

Memorial Day

James City County offices, facilities, services, libraries and courts will observe the following schedule for Memorial Day.County offices:Closed Monday, May 28.James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Jr. Community Center:Closed Monday, May 28....

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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Ariya Jutanugarn is the 2018 Kingsmill Championship Winner

KM Winner

The winner of the 2018 Kingsmill Championship is Ariya Jutanugarn, who becomes the second LPGA player with multiple wins at The Kingsmill Championship. Jutanugarn last won The Kingsmill Championship in 2016. In 2017, Lexi Thompson was the winner. Cristie ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Non-Resident Parking Fees Return to Jamestown Beach Event Park

Beach Parking

Parking fees for non-residents are
charged at Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road, from Memorial DayWeekend to Labor Day. The parking fee is charged Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and on weekends and holidays from 8
a.m.-6 p.m. at the park e...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2018

JCC TV Presents New Episodes of "Fun Fitness" Series

Fun Fitness

James City County presents two new, HD episodes of its “Fun Fitness” exercise series. The new episodes, led by fitness instructors Gail Peck and Patti DeBlass, feature chair-bound workouts that focus on general aerobics and yoga. For m...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Police Seek Information on Stolen Rolex Watch

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Sometime between Feb. 26 and March 15, an unknown person stole a 1986 Presidential Rolex 18 Kt. Oyster Perpetual Day-Date yellow gold watch from a residence on Jeffersons Hundred. Several different service workers had been in the residence during this tim...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Police Reschedule Shred-A-Thon

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Due to forecast inclement weather, the Shred-A-Thon originally scheduled for May 19 has been postponed to July 28. This event will be held at the Williamsburg/James City County Courthouse at 5201 Monticello Avenue, Williamsburg, 8:30-11:30 a.m.An estimate...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Parks & Recreation Seeks Campground After-Hours Caretaker

Campground Host Needed_Final6

James City County Parks & Recreation is seeking an after-hours caretaker for the Chickahominy Riverfront Park campground. The selected candidate would begin the three-month position in June and
should be available to work five days a week wi...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Newest Podcast Episode Features Remembering When: A Fall & Fire Prevention Program for Older Adults

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Ellie Rest, Family Services Specialist and Jason Sweet, Battalion Chief assigned to EMS, join the podcast this week to talk about Remembering When: A Fall and Fire Prevention Program for Older Adults. They cover eight tips for fall prevention, eight tips ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2018

James City County Police Offer Firearm Safety Classes

Firearm Safety Class

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

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News Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Anheuser-Busch Williamsburg Brewery Opening for Pop-Up Tours

Anheuser-Busch

James City County is pleased to announce that the Anheuser-Busch Williamsburg brewery will be opening its doors for public tours this summer for the first time in nearly 20 years, giving guests an inside look at the company’s time-honored brewing process....

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News Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2018

What Happened at the May 8 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

Fenix

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the May 8, 2018 meeting.Special thanks to our pledge leader, Fenix Aguilar!Consent Calendar

  1. Minutes Adoption, Approved 5-0
  2.  Dedication of the Streets in Phase 2 of...
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News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Winners of LPGA Junior Clinic “Tee” Design Contest Announced

Tee Design Contest Winner Art - Haley James

James City County (JCC) and Kingsmill Resort are pleased to announce the winners of the annual “Tee” Design Contest for the 2018 Kingsmill Championship.

  • First place: Haley James, age 11
  • Second place: Nathan Knick, age 9
  • Third place: Paige Becker, age 9

The wi...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced

Jamestown Jams NF

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, Jamestown Jams, is returning for the third year. Come and enjoy free live music on May 25, June 21, July 27 and Aug. 31.Each concert will have a theme and feature diff...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2018

FoodaTude..Food with Attitude Wins Second Award

CoVA Best of

For the second year in a row, local food truck, FoodaTude..Food with Attitude (FoodaTude) has won the Coastal Virginia Magazine Best Of Readers’ Choice Award for Best Food Truck Peninsula. FoodaTude is owned by Chef Jim Kennedy, who formerly owned numerou...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Paddle Craft Storage, Rental Space Available

Paddlecraft Storage_News Flash_May2018

James City County offers paddle
craft storage rental space at Jamestown Beach Event Park, the James City CountyMarina, Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Little Creek Reservoir Park. Monthly
and annual rental space is available and each space is designe...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2018

May Events

May Events

Aquatics

 Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for June classes is open May 29-June 8. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Ce...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg Begins Planting

Sweethaven Lavender Farm

Sweethaven Lavender Farm of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) has planted their first lavender plant on their newly established farm located at 2301 Jolly Pond Road. Sweethaven will open to the public for U-Pick lavender in 2019. The farm totals more than 100 acr...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Via Vitae Chiropractic Opens

Via Vitae Chiropractor

James City County is pleased to announce that Via Vitae Chiropractic held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new office at 4511 John Tyler Highway, Suite B. Via Vitae Chiropractic is owned by Dr. Brandon Babin and Heather Babin. Via Vitae Chirop...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Social Services Offers Foster/Adoptive Parent Orientation and Training

Stuffed teddy bear

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: April 24, 2018

Sola Salon Studios Opens in New Town Williamsburg

Sola Salon Studios

James City County is pleased to announce that Sola Salon Studios has held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new studio spaces at 5140 Main Street in New Town Williamsburg. The business is owned by David Aschheim, who is the local franchisee/ope...

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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

News Flash

Posted on: May 25, 2018

County’s Outdoor Pools Open for Summer

Pool Kids

James City County's two outdoor pools open for the season - Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day!Memorial Day weekend operating hours are Saturday, May 26 - Monday, May 28, noon to 6 p.m. daily. The summer-long operation schedule is listed below. The pools a...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Parks & Recreation Memorial Day Closings

Parks and Recreation holiday closings news flash

In observance of Memorial Day, the James City County Recreation Center on Longhill Road and the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center in Grove will be closed. Both facilities will reopen on Tuesday, May 29.All County parks are open year-round. Some parks featu...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Non-Resident Parking Fees Return to Jamestown Beach Event Park

Beach Parking

Parking fees for non-residents are
charged at Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road, from Memorial DayWeekend to Labor Day. The parking fee is charged Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and on weekends and holidays from 8
a.m.-6 p.m. at the park e...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Camp Host Volunteer Program

Campground Host Needed_Final6

James City County Parks & Recreation is seeking an after-hours caretaker for the Chickahominy Riverfront Park campground. The selected candidate would begin the three-month position in June and
should be available to work five days a week wi...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Paddle Craft Storage, Rental Space Available

Paddlecraft Storage_News Flash_May2018

James City County offers paddle
craft storage rental space at Jamestown Beach Event Park, the James City CountyMarina, Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Little Creek Reservoir Park. Monthly
and annual rental space is available and each space is designe...

Read on...

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 1, 2018

May Events

May Events

Aquatics

 Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for June classes is open May 29-June 8. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Ce...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 17, 2018

Police Seek Information on Stolen Rolex Watch

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Sometime between Feb. 26 and March 15, an unknown person stole a 1986 Presidential Rolex 18 Kt. Oyster Perpetual Day-Date yellow gold watch from a residence on Jeffersons Hundred. Several different service workers had been in the residence during this tim...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Police Reschedule Shred-A-Thon

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Due to forecast inclement weather, the Shred-A-Thon originally scheduled for May 19 has been postponed to July 28. This event will be held at the Williamsburg/James City County Courthouse at 5201 Monticello Avenue, Williamsburg, 8:30-11:30 a.m.An estimate...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 15, 2018

James City County Police Offer Firearm Safety Classes

Firearm Safety Class

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

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Police Department
Posted on: May 10, 2018

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 electronics and ...

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Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Free Fishing Days

Free Fishing Day

June 1-3, 2018 are designated as Free Fishing Days in Virginia. No fishing license of any kind will be required for rod and reel fishing in freshwater or saltwater, on these days. Plan some time to go fishing and boating; take the family fishing and boati...

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Tourism Blog

News Flash

Posted on: May 24, 2018

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Nominated for 10Best Awards

BGW 10Best

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is nominated for three USAToday 10BEST Readers’ Choice Awards:

  • Best Amusement Park in the United States
  • Best Amusement Park Entertainment (Celtic Fyre)
  • Best Amusement Park Restaurant (Marco Polo’s Marke...
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Tourism News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Ariya Jutanugarn is the 2018 Kingsmill Championship Winner

KM Winner

The winner of the 2018 Kingsmill Championship is Ariya Jutanugarn, who becomes the second LPGA player with multiple wins at The Kingsmill Championship. Jutanugarn last won The Kingsmill Championship in 2016. In 2017, Lexi Thompson was the winner. Cristie ...

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Tourism News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced

Jamestown Jams NF

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, Jamestown Jams, is returning for the third year. Come and enjoy free live music on May 25, June 21, July 27 and Aug. 31.

Each concert will have a theme and feature diff...

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Tourism News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg Begins Planting

Sweethaven Lavender Farm

Sweethaven Lavender Farm of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) has planted their first lavender plant on their newly established farm located at 2301 Jolly Pond Road. Sweethaven will open to the public for U-Pick lavender in 2019. The farm totals more than 100 acr...

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Tourism News
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Glow Williamsburg Returns on June 15

Glow Williamsburg

Glow Williamsburg will return to New Town Williamsburg on Friday, June 15. This annual evening of glow-in-the-dark fun has become a local favorite with an easy course through New Town Williamsburg and Settler’s Market. The run will start at dusk. The 5K a...

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Tourism News

News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2018

What Will You Do This Weekend?

May 25

  • Come and enjoy free live music for the first Jamestown Jams concert on Friday, May 25. The concert theme is Motown Night featuring Groove Motive. Entrance will open for each Jamestown Jams concert at 5:30 p.m. Concerts will take place on a grassy field wi...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: May 16, 2018

What Events Are This Weekend?

May 18

Please be advised of the weather forecast. Check individual events to see if they are delayed or canceled due to inclement weather.

  • Don't miss out on a weekend full of golf and entertainment as the world’s best women golfers compete on the renown...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Need Weekend Plans?

May 11

  • Don’t forget that this weekend is Mother’s Day! There are numerous things to do in James City County with mom. Check out our list of ideas.
  • Wave your wand and flap your wings during Abby Cadabby’s Weekend. You won’t ...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: May 1, 2018

What Will You Do This Weekend?

May 4

  • Participate in the Proclamation Bicycle Ride on Friday, May 4 beginning at 8:15 a.m. from Jamestown Beach Event Park. Each year the Governor proclaims May is "Bike Month" in Virginia. Join the group riders in Richmond at the Capitol to collect t...
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Tourism Top 10