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Posted on: December 9, 2019

New Director Appointed to Economic Development Authority

Economic Development Authority logo

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County is pleased to announce that the Board of Supervisors appointed a new director, Joseph Stanko, to the EDA to serve through Aug. 2023.Stanko is the president and a partner of Diverging Approach, ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

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. He gives us an update on three packed Board of Supervisors meetings, Engage 2045 and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!AudioVideoThis Week in...

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This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Prescription Medication Seized from Student at Jamestown High School

Prescription medication recovered

On Dec. 3, the School Resource Officer at Jamestown High School was alerted by school administrators about a student being in possession of prescription medications that were not prescribed to her.Late in the afternoon on Dec. 2, an administrator at JHS r...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Economic Development Authority Meeting Updates

EDA logo

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) Real Estate Committee has canceled their Thursday, Dec. 5 meeting. There is no new business. The EDA Real Estate Committee will decide on their 2020 calendar at the EDA’s next regularly scheduled meeting. The Real ...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 26, 2019

December Events

December Flash

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for January classes is open Dec. 10-20. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and online. Hav...

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Posted on: November 23, 2019

Suspect Wanted for Two Armed Robberies in James City County on Nov. 22.

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

8:11 p.m. - Citgo, 5443 Richmond Road.

Black male suspect armed with a handgun entered the store and pointed the gun at the clerk and a customer. The suspect demanded money from the clerk. A second customer ran from the store. The suspect fled with an undi...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Bryant Contracting, Inc. Receives 2019 Captain John Smith Award

Staff from Bryant Contracting, Inc.

The James City County (JCC) Board of Supervisors and Economic Development Authority recognized Bryant Contracting, Inc. (Bryant) as this year’s recipient of the Captain John Smith Award during the 26th annual Celebration of Business. This award i...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Veterans Park Tennis Courts Close

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The construction of 8 new pickleball courts is underway at Veterans Park, also known to many as Kidsburg. The tennis courts closed Nov. 5 and will be replaced by new pickleball courts. Work to demolish the existing tennis and pickleball courts, which are ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2019

2019 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

Leaves under a tree

Self HaulJames City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 11-24, 2019 and Jan. 6-19, 2020 at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond Road. The Convenience Center is open daily from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Leaves will only be accepted i...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Peterson Graduates from FBI National Academy

Major Eric Peterson - National Academy Graduation

Major Eric Peterson with James City County Police Department and two hundred and fifty five other law enforcement officers graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, VA on Sept. 13. The 277th Session of the National Academy consisted of ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Police Name Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell Volunteers of the Year

Dabney and DeVerell

On Aug. 23, James City County Police Department hosted its annual Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) Annual Appreciation Dinner. During the event, Chief Brad Rinehimer presented Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell with the VIPS Volunteer of the Year a...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2019

New Opportunity for County Businesses

Be a featured business

Economic Development is pleased to announce a new initiative to feature County-based businesses in its communications and outreach. Businesses located in James City County are invited to complete an online survey. Submissions will be used to curate conten...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

Residents are reminded to protect their property by removing valuables (especially electronics, firearms, purses/wallets and shopping bags) from vehicles and always locking doors, keeping windows and doors locked at night and when not at home and keeping ...

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