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!

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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?

Pledge Leader Gabriel Fellows

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

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 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

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 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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