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Posted on: September 17, 2018

James City County Awarded Second OVW Grant

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On August 29, 2018, the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced 54 grants totaling $32 million through its Improving the Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Billsburg Brewery Receives Tripadvisor Accolade

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James City County is pleased to announce that Billsburg Brewery (Billsburg) has received a Tripadvisor accolade, “Travelers’ Choice 2020.” To receive this award from Tripadvisor, a business must maintain an overall bubble rating of at least four out of fi...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Small Business Threats Webinar Series

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The Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) would like to invite small business owners to the upcoming Small Business Threats Webinar Series hosted by Virginia SBDC in collaboration with FBI Norfolk Outreach Center and the SBDC of Hampton Roads....

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

First Set of Finalists from Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Announced

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Last night, the first set of finalists for the 2021 Start Peninsula were announced following an online micro pitch competition. The finalists were C.A.S.S.I.E., Green Light and Pocket Properties App. In total, nine pitchers participated.

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Williamsburg Winery Wins Medals in San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

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The Williamsburg Winery recently announced that their 2019 Wessex Hundred Chardonnay received a Gold Medal in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. More than 5,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries were entered into this prestigious annual competitio...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Economic Development Wins Award

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James City County (JCC) Economic Development has been recognized by the Virginia Economic Developers Association (VEDA) with a Community Economic Development Award (CEDA). The CEDA program recognizes the best practices and exceptional contributions of com...

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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...

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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...

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

File of Life

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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...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Kevin Wayne Canaday, Jr.

Kevin Wayne Canaday Jr.

Kevin Wayne Canaday, Jr.: last known address is Theodore Alan Road, James City County, VA. Canaday’s date of birth is May 30, 1990. He is 5’8” and 177 lbs. Canaday has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Kristin Leigh Kerns

Kristin Leigh Kerns

Kristin Leigh Kerns: last known address is Falcon Creek Drive, James City County, VA. Kerns’ date of birth is May 20, 1982. She is 5’10” and 150 lbs. Kerns has two outstanding warrants from Williamsburg/James City County General District Court for felony ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Brady Powell Maines

Brady Powell Maines

Brady Powell Maines: last known address is Larchmont Drive, Gloucester, VA. Maines’ date of birth is April 30, 1984. He is 6’1” and 200 lbs. Maines has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for fail to appear (original ch...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Khalil Rashad Armstrong

Khalil Rashad Armstrong

Khalil Rashad Armstrong: last known address is Chalice Court, Newport News, VA. Armstrong’s date of birth is Dec. 18, 2000. He is 5’7” and 145 lbs. Saunders has three outstanding warrants from Williamsburg/James City County General District Court for cred...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Marla Fay Canny

Marla Fay Canny

Marla Fay Canny: last known address is Crestview Drive, Toano, VA. Canny’s date of birth is Nov. 22, 1974. She is 6’ and 210 lbs. Canny is wanted out of Williamsburg/James City County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on two felony...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Rodney Oneal Coles, Jr.

Rodney Oneal Coles Jr.

Rodney Oneal Coles, Jr.: last known address is Little Creek Dam Road, Toano, VA. Coles, Jr.’s date of birth is Nov. 13, 1991. He is 6’ and 145 lbs. Coles, Jr. has an outstanding felony Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for a probati...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Lorena Elizabeth Carter

Lorena Elizabeth Carter

Lorena Elizabeth Carter: last known address is Staffordshire Lane, James City County, VA. Carter’s date of birth is Nov. 24, 1968. She is 5’6” and 180 lbs. Carter is wanted out of James City County on two felony warrants for eluding police and duty to sto...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Larry Earl Batts

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Larry Earl Batts: last known address Centerville Road in James City County. Batts' date of birth is Jan. 12, 1962. He is 5’8” and 160 lbs. Batts is wanted for aggravated sexual battery and revocation of a suspended sentence.

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Carl Dante Pelt

Carl Dante Pelt

Carl Dante Pelt: last known address Charles Street, Newport News, VA. Pelt’s date of birth is June 13, 1978. He is 5’8” and 160 lbs. Pelt has an outstanding felony Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for a probation violation (origina...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Melvin Burnell Haynes, III

Melvin Burnell Haynes III

Melvin Burnell Haynes, III: last known address is Heaths Lane, James City County, VA. Haynes’ date of birth is Jan. 19, 1990. He is 6’1” and 185 lbs. Haynes is wanted out of James City County on charges of felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor poss...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Teresa Norma Toney

Teresa Norma Toney

Teresa Norma Toney: last known address is Water Way, Hampton, VA. Toney’s date of birth is June 11, 1968. She is 5’5” and 180 lbs. Toney is wanted out of James City County on three felony warrants for forgery and three misdem...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Joshua Dale New

Joshua Dale New

Joshua Dale New: last known address is Hicks Island Road, Lanexa, VA. New’s date of birth is July 26, 1982. He is 6’2” and 215 lbs. New has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg/James City County Circuit Court for a (probation violation for felony drug ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Antonia Lashae Mickins

Antonia Lashae Mickins

Antonia Lashae Mickins: last known address is Bluestone Drive, Richmond, VA. Mickins date of birth is Jan. 13, 1985. She is 5’4” and 213 lbs. Mickins is wanted out of James City County on two felony warrants for grand larceny and forge...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Cameron Devon Jones

Cameron Devon Jones

Cameron Devon Jones: last known address is Lynn Circle, Toano, VA. Jones’ date of birth is Oct. 1, 1998. He is 5’9” and 150 lbs. Jones is wanted out of James City County on a Capias (failure to appear; original charge: assaul...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Richard Lee Brumfield, Jr.

Richard Lee Brumfield Jr.

Richard Lee Brumfield, Jr.: last known address is Barbour Drive, Newport News, VA. Brumfield’s date of birth is July 16, 1966. He is 6’ and 255 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias (indictment) from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court on charges o...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Patrick Thomas Bradby

Patrick Thomas Bradby

Patrick Thomas Bradby: last known address is Rochambeau Drive, James City County, VA. Bradby’s date of birth is May 1, 1974. He is 6’2” and 150 lbs. There are two outstanding Capiases out of James City County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court for fa...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Miroslaw Zygmunt Pers

Miroslaw Z Pers

Miroslaw Zygmunt Pers: last known address is Waller Mill Road, York County, VA. Pers’ date of birth is Feb. 17, 1960. He is 6’ and 185 lbs. There are three outstanding warrants for Pers for reckless driving, driving after forfeiture of license and felony ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Jarius Christopher Wallace

Jarius Christopher Wallace

Jarius Christopher Wallace: last known address is Autumn East, James City County, VA, but may also be in Charlotte, NC. Wallace’s date of birth is Jan. 8, 1993. Wallace is 5’7” and 170 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias (indictment) from Williamsburg-Jam...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Richard Lee Cooper

Richard Lee Cooper

Richard Lee Cooper: last known address is on Brian Street, James City County, VA. Cooper’s date of birth is Feb. 9, 1988. He is 6’ and 160 lbs. There are six outstanding warrants for Cooper out of Williamsburg/James City County General...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Ashley Lynne Denningham

Ashley Lynne Denningham

Ashley Lynne Denningham: last known address is on Plantation Road, James City County, VA or Greensboro Drive, McLean, VA. Denningham’s date of birth is Feb. 23, 1983. She is 5’2” and 120 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias for Denningham from Williamsburg...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Thurone Deshaun Austin

Thurone Deshaun Austin

Thurone Deshaun Austin: last known address is on Burnt Oak Drive, Chesterfield, VA. Austin’s date of birth is Nov. 16, 1972. He is 5’9” and 142 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias out of Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court (violation of probation...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Tyrone Hurst

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Tyrone Hurst: last known address is 6000 block of Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA. Hurst’s date of birth is Oct. 22, 1951. He is 6’ and 165 lbs.  Hurst has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for fail to app...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

KeNeshia Camille Lyons

KeNeshia Camille Lyons

KeNeshia Camille Lyons: last known address is Sycamore Avenue, Newport News, VA. Lyons is 5’8” and 145 lbs. There are two capiases out of Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court outstanding for Lyons (violation of probation, grand larceny an...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod: last known address is Bristol Circle, James City County, VA. McLeod’s date of birth is June 12, 1985. McLeod is 5’5” and 130 lbs. There is an outstanding felony warrant for McLeod for fraud to gain public assistance. There is ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Jackie Wayne Davis, Jr.

Jackie Wayne Davis, Jr.

Jackie (Jack) Wayne Davis, Jr.: last known address is E. Ocean View, Norfolk, VA. Davis, Jr. may also have ties to North Carolina and Tennessee. Davis, Jr. is 6’ and 254 lbs. Davis, Jr. may be operating a 2010 Dodge 4 door sedan. There is an outstanding f...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

William Richard Collins II

William Richard Collins II

William Richard Collins II: last known address is Woodland Road, Newport News, VA. Collins’ date of birth is Dec. 6, 1977. Collins is 6’3” and 200 lbs. There are three outstanding felony warrants for Collins for credit card theft, credit card fraud and cr...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Ryan Kim Brown

Ryan Kim Brown

Ryan Kim Brown: last known address is Sir Gilbert Loop, James City County, VA. Brown’s date of birth is Oct. 26, 1996. Brown is 6’1” and 165 lbs. Brown has three outstanding Capiases from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court: Probation Violation (...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Randy Lee Hahn, Jr.

Randy Lee Hahn

Randy Lee Hahn, Jr.: last known address is Summer East, James City County, VA. Hahn, Jr.’s date of birth is Nov. 26, 1989. Hahn, Jr. is 5’10” and 170 lbs. Hahn, Jr. has five outstanding warrants for credit card theft (two cou...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Robert Lee Graham, Jr.

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Robert Lee Graham, Jr.: last known address is 5413 Airport Road, James City County, VA. Graham’s date of birth is May 29, 1971. Graham is 5’8” and 155 lbs. Graham has three outstanding Capiases from Williamsburg-James City County General District Court fo...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Daniel Alexander Smokes, Jr.

Daniel Alexander Smokes Jr.

Daniel Alexander Smokes, Jr.: last known address is Algonquin Trail, James City County, VA. Smokes, Jr.'s date of birth is Feb. 9, 1999. He is 6’2” and 178 lbs. Smokes, Jr. has outstanding warrants for three counts of robbery, two counts of use of a firea...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Michelle Marie Roush

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Michelle Marie Roush: last known address Prosperity Court in James City County, VA. Roush's date of birth is Nov. 11, 1988. She is 5’3” and 115 lbs. Roush is wanted on a Felony Capias (original charge: felony shoplifting).

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Troy Lamont Ashby

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Troy Lamont Ashby: last known address is Hampton, VA. Ashby's date of birth is July 18, 1976. He is 5’5” and 140 lbs. Ashby is wanted on two Capiases (indictments) from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court on charges o...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Ryan David Bragg

Ryan David Bragg

Ryan David Bragg: last known address is Powhatan Springs Road, James City County, VA. Bragg’s date of birth is Nov. 4, 1987. Bragg has a Capias from James City County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court for failure to report to CCC (original charge is...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Chad Gallup Acee

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Chad Gallup Acee: last known address is London Company Way, James City County, VA. Acee's date of birth is Sept. 23, 1988. He is 6’1” and 165 lbs. Acee has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for a probation violation (...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Karl Scott Knoyer, Jr.

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Karl Scott Knoyer, Jr.: last known address is Carol Lane, James City County, VA. Knoyer, Jr.'s date of birth is April 15, 1989. He is 6’ and 185 lbs. Knoyer, Jr. is wanted on two charges of failure to appear in Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe: last known address Lakepoint Court, James City County, VA. Sharpe's date of birth is Aug. 18, 1989. He is 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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Posted on: March 21, 2018

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

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Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson): last known address Little Creek Dam Road, Toano, VA. Coles' date of birth is May 4, 1972. She is 5’4” and 195 lbs. Coles is wanted on a felony charge of possession of a schedule I, II controlled s...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

8 de abril, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4705

La próxima actualización se publicará el lunes 12 de abril. Continuaremos enviando información urgente seg&uacu...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

April 8, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Monday, April 12. We will continue to send urgent information as needed.  If you know someone who lives in JCC or Williamsburg who is in 1a, 1b or 1c who wants a vaccine but has not received one, please ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Police Seek Suspect in Larceny from Food Lion in Norge

Shoplifting Suspect

On March 29 at approximately 7 p.m., an unknown male entered the Food Lion located at 7537 Richmond Road in Norge and left the store with a case of beer that he did not pay for. The suspect is described as a white male with facial hair. A surveillance vid...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Proposed FY2022 Budget Topic of This Week in James City County

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James City County’s County Administrator, Scott Stevens; Financial and Management Services Director, Sharon Day; and JCSA General Manager, Doug Powell join us on the podcast to discuss the Proposed FY2022 Budget. Check it out and let us know wha...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Agricultural and Forestal District Committee Meeting Canceled

AFD Canceled

No AFD addition or withdrawal applications have been submitted for consideration at this meeting. The next regularly scheduled AFD Committee meeting is July 22, 2021 at 4 pm.

Media Contact:Paul Holt, Director of Community Development and Planning757-253-66...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths in Virginia

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RICHMOND – Beginning on April 12, 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will begin accepting financial assistance applications for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020, for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

JCSA Starts Water Main Replacement Project

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Beginning in April, James City Service Authority (JCSA) will begin construction of a neighborhood wide water main replacement project in the Canterbury Hills, Jamestown Farms, Indigo Park and White Oaks subdivisions. Limited work will also be completed in...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Pedal the Parkway During National Park Week April 23-25

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The National Park Service (NPS) at Colonial National Historical Park and non-profit partner BikeWalk Williamsburg invite the community to celebrate National Park Week by biking, walking or running on a seven-mile portion of the Colonial Parkway for three ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

James City County Policy Committee Meeting Canceled

Policy Committee Meeting Canceled

The James City County Policy Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 15, 2021 has been canceled.For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.Media Contact:Paul Holt, Director of Commu...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Virginia Department of Health Announces ASL Capabilities for Vaccine Call Center

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(Richmond, Va.) —The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announces a new service for Deaf and hard of hearing Virginians who use American Sign Language (ASL). VDH partnered with Connect Direct, a subsidiary of not-for-profit Communication Servic...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

5 de abril, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4689

Nuestra próxima actualización de las 4 p.m. se publicará el jueves 8 de abril. Seguiremos enviando información urgente seg&a...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Community Participation Team Meeting Scheduled for April 12

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The Engage 2045 Community Participation Team (CPT) will meet on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 4 p.m. to review the final Round 3 Deciding and Affirming Public Engagement Summary Report and to discuss public engagement plans for the remainder of Engage 2045. D...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Thursday, April 8. We will continue to send urgent information as needed. 

BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., April 5 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 6.4%Peninsula Health District: 9.3%Ja...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Parks & Recreation Is Hiring!

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Award-winning James
City County Parks & Recreation is looking for job applicants with apassion for providing outstanding customer service! Part-time seasonal and
year-round positions are available assisting with camps, at the outdoorpools and wi...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Operation Vaccinate the Peninsula Moves to 1c

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(Newport News, Va.) Effective Monday, April 5, the Virginia Department of Health’s Peninsula and Hampton Health Districts will move into 1c COVID-19 vaccinations. The districts will continue to prioritize vaccination f...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Virginia Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Workforce, Creates Additional Pathway to Enlist Volunteers

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced several efforts aimed at increasing Virginia’s vaccinator workforce to support the continued expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations across the Commonwealth, including a new initiative to recr...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

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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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Posted on: April 1, 2021

1 de abril, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4679

POR NÚMEROS a las 10 a.m., 1 de abril Tasa de positividad actual de 7 días solo para PCREstado: 6,1%Distrito de salud de la pen&iacut...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

April 1, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Monday, April 5. We will continue to send urgent information as needed. BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., April 1 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 6.1%Peninsula Health District: 8.0%James City Cou...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Governor Announces Virginia to Expand Vaccine Eligibility to All Adults by April 18

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PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that all individuals in Virginia age 16 and older will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Sunday, April 18, ahead of the May 1 nationwide goal set by President Joe Biden. Govern...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Scott Stevens Covers Recent Board of Supervisors Meetings and More on This Week in James City County

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Scott Stevens, County Administrator for James City County, is our guest on the podcast this week. We talk about Board of Supervisors meetings, vaccines, staffing changes and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!  Video Audio Only This...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Parks & Recreation Plans April Events

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April EventsAs the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, we ask for your patience, flexibility and support. We depend on you, our patrons, to follow safety and social distancing guidelines as regularly released by the Governor of Virginia, the Virginia...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

29 de marzo, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4674Comenzando desde hoy 25 de Marzo nuestras actualizaciones de las 4 p.m. serán cambiadas a dos veces a la semana los Lunes y Jueves. Nos aseguraremos que se c...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

March 29, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be released on Thursday, April 1. We will continue to send urgent information as needed. BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., March 29 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 5.8%Peninsula Health District: 7.7%James City ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Proposed FY2022 Budget Released

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County Administrator Scott Stevens released his proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget for James City County on March 26. This is the second year of the biennial FY2021-2022 budget. The FY2022 Proposed Budget is 7.5% above the FY2021 budget at $224.4 million, w...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Police File Charges in Robbery at Atlantic Union Bank

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On Sept. 17 at approximately 12:20 p.m., officers were called to the Atlantic Union Bank located at 5125 John Tyler Highway to a robbery. The suspect told the teller that he had a gun and demanded money. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

VDEM and VDH Urge Individuals to Not Travel to Community Vaccination Centers Without Appointment

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(RICHMOND, VA) — Today, the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that only those individuals who receive an appointment or invitation to attend a Community Vaccination Center (C...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

What happened at the March 23 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the March 23 Business Meeting:C.        PRESENTATION      

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Governor Announces Limited Capacity Increases for Indoor/Outdoor Gatherings, Entertainment Venues

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Released by the Governor's Office on March 23, 2021

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that as COVID-19 vaccinations continue to rise in Virginia, certain sports and entertainment venues may begin to operate with additional ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

FBI & VDH Partner to Warn of Fraud Schemes Related to COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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Now that effective vaccines have been developed to combat COVID-19, criminals are capitalizing on public demand to steal money, identity, and personal information.The FBI and Virginia Department of Health are warning the public about several emerging frau...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Economic Development Wins Award

CEDA award 2021

James City County (JCC) Economic Development has been recognized by the Virginia Economic Developers Association (VEDA) with a Community Economic Development Award (CEDA). The CEDA program recognizes the best practices and exceptional contributions of com...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Police Respond to Shots Fired Incident

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

At approximately 5:50 p.m. this evening, James City County Emergency Communications received calls regarding shots fired at Williamsburg Premium Outlets in the parking lot in the area of the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store. Upon officers’ arriva...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Police Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

drug take back

On April 24, 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 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. collecting potentially dangerous expired, unus...

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DEA Search Tool News Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Historical Commission Sponsors Student Essay Contest

Jamestown monument

The mission of the James City County Historical Commission is to further the efforts of the County to document, commemorate, preserve, protect, and promote the rich historical heritage of James City County.  The Commission is responsible for docu...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2020

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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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2020

James City County Parks & Facilities

Coronavirus covid19 update news flash 2020

County Parks, Centers & Facilities Update

April 2, 2021 Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, some programs and park/facility amenities remain closed. Thank you for your support and flexibility as we adjust...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 5, 2021

Parks & Recreation Is Hiring!

Job Fair_Flash

Award-winning James
City County Parks & Recreation is looking for job applicants with apassion for providing outstanding customer service! Part-time seasonal and
year-round positions are available assisting with camps, at the outdoorpools and wi...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 31, 2021

April Events

April Flash_2017

April EventsAs the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, we ask for your patience, flexibility and support. We depend on you, our patrons, to follow safety and social distancing guidelines as regularly released by the Governor of Virginia, the Virginia...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 13, 2021

The Rainout Line – a new “Statusfied” service introduced!

RainoutLine Flash

The Rainout Line is a new service offering quick access to as well as streamlining field notifications for parks and recreation athletic fields and school fields. When weather or other maintenance impact (field) use, participants have three options to acc...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2020

James City County Parks & Facilities

Coronavirus covid19 update news flash 2020

County Parks, Centers & Facilities Update

April 2, 2021 Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, some programs and park/facility amenities remain closed. Thank you for your support and flexibility as we adjust...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 8, 2021

Police Seek Suspect in Larceny from Food Lion in Norge

Shoplifting Suspect

On March 29 at approximately 7 p.m., an unknown male entered the Food Lion located at 7537 Richmond Road in Norge and left the store with a case of beer that he did not pay for. The suspect is described as a white male with facial hair. A surveillance vid...

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Submit a Tip Police Department
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Traffic Advisory: Pedal the Parkway During National Park Week April 23-25

Colonial Parkway

The National Park Service (NPS) at Colonial National Historical Park and non-profit partner BikeWalk Williamsburg invite the community to celebrate National Park Week by biking, walking or running on a seven-mile portion of the Colonial ...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Police File Charges in Robbery at Atlantic Union Bank

James Washington

On Sept. 17 at approximately 12:20 p.m., officers were called to the Atlantic Union Bank located at 5125 John Tyler Highway to a robbery. The suspect told the teller that he had a gun and demanded money. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Indictments Filed In Massage Incidents

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Dec. 16, 2020, a victim reported to JCCPD that she had been assaulted on Dec. 15 while receiving massage services at Massage LuXe on Monticello Avenue in James City County. The massage therapist was identified as Shawn Lamonte Robinson, 48-years-old of...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 19, 2021

FBI & VDH Partner to Warn of Fraud Schemes Related to COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

protect yourself avoid covid 19 vaccine scams

Now that effective vaccines have been developed to combat COVID-19, criminals are capitalizing on public demand to steal money, identity, and personal information.The FBI and Virginia Department of Health are warning the public about several emerging frau...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 16, 2021

Police Respond to Shots Fired Incident

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

At approximately 5:50 p.m. this evening, James City County Emergency Communications received calls regarding shots fired at Williamsburg Premium Outlets in the parking lot in the area of the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store. Upon officers’ arriva...

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Submit a Tip Police Department
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Police Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

drug take back

On April 24, 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 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. collecting potentially dangerous expired, unus...

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DEA Search Tool Police Department
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Police: Frequently Asked Questions

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

James City County Police Department recognizes that our citizens may have questions concerning some of our Department policies and procedures. We have had a number of inquiries lately that we have responded to providing citizens with information. In an ef...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 23, 2020

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
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Police Announce Annual Service Awards

Investigator Diane Walters

On June 11, Police held their annual Service Awards Ceremony recognizing many officers for their continued high levels of service and dedication to safety in the community. Citizens and other County employees who have supported the Department’s ...

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Awards Police Department
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Most Wanted

Most Wanted NF1

If you have any information that might help police locate any of these individuals, please call James City County Police Department at 757-253-1800 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You may also submit tips at P3tips.com. Callers to the Crime Line and...

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JCCPD's Most Wanted Police Department

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 6, 2021

Sweethaven Lavender Farm Reservations Now Available

Sweethaven Lavender Farm

Sweethaven Lavender Farm of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) is now accepting reservations for visits to the farm during the 2021 lavender bloom. Sweethaven will be open for visits from Sunday, May 9 through Wednesday, June 30. Sweethaven is closed on Mondays. R...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: April 5, 2021

April is Vineyards Month

Vineyard Month

April is Vineyards Month and the Williamsburg Winery has over 50 acres of vineyards, so why not visit and enjoy some Virginia wine? Currently due to COVID-19 guidelines, traditional tastings are not available; however, tasting flights are available at the...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: April 5, 2021

April is Garden Month

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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Tourism Blog

News Flash

Posted on: April 6, 2021

Pedal the Parkway During National Park Week April 23-25

Colonial Parkway

The National Park Service (NPS) at Colonial National Historical Park and non-profit partner BikeWalk Williamsburg invite the community to celebrate National Park Week by biking, walking or running on a seven-mile portion of the Colonial Parkway for three ...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Williamsburg Winery Wins Medals in San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Williamsburg Winery bottle with gold medal

The Williamsburg Winery recently announced that their 2019 Wessex Hundred Chardonnay received a Gold Medal in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. More than 5,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries were entered into this prestigious annual competitio...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Billsburg Brewery Receives Tripadvisor Accolade

Billsburg Brewery

James City County is pleased to announce that Billsburg Brewery (Billsburg) has received a Tripadvisor accolade, “Travelers’ Choice 2020.” To receive this award from Tripadvisor, a business must maintain an overall bubble rating of at least four out of fi...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

“FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience,” at Jamestown Settlement through March 25, 2022

Frank Speck photograph collection, N12730; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

In collaboration with Virginia Indian tribal communities, Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia, is now presenting “FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience,” a contemporary exhibition through March 25, 2022.“FOCUSED” is principa...

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Tourism News

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