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Posted on: February 19, 2019

This Week in James City County Goes Behind the Scenes of the Award-Winning Website

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Tina Colonna, Web and Publications Supervisor and Chris Coleman, Web Interaction Designer, join us on the podcast this week to take a behind the scenes look at the County’s award-winning website jamescitycountyva.gov. You don’t want to miss this conversat...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Virginia Selects Contractor for VDOT’s Largest Construction Project in History

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Governor Ralph Northam today announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia has selected Hampton Roads Connector Partners, a design-build team, to deliver the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion Project. The fixed price ($3.3 billion) and fixed comp...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Police Seek Public's Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Aaron Jacobson

 Aaron Jacobson was last seen at his residence in the 100 block of Old Stage Road in Toano on Feb. 12 at approximately 9 p.m. Jacobson, who is considered endangered, is 31-years-old.  If you have seen Mr. Jacobson or know his whereabouts...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Planning Commission Policy Committee Meeting Scheduled for Feb. 21

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The Planning Commission Policy Committee will meet on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. to consider the following:•    FY 2020-2024 Capital Improvements Program ReviewAll meetings are open to the public and will be held in Building A of the Ja...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Presentation on Free Black Settlement at Freedom Park Airing on JCC TV

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As part of a celebration of Black History Month, JCC TV will air a presentation on the Free Black Settlement at Freedom Park by Col. Lafayette Jones, a historian and descendant of those who lived on the Free Black Settlement.You can watch the Free Black S...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Summer Job Fair

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Want a great job this summer? Are you 16 or older and care about providing superior customer service while maintaining the high quality of parks and recreation in James City County? We want to meet you! Come out to the Parks & Recreation Summer Job Fa...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

What happened at the Feb. 12 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Feb. 12, 2019 Meeting:E.         PRESENTATIONS    

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

CERT Training to Begin March 7

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If a disaster threatens or occurs, do you know what to do? If you take the James City County/Williamsburg Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, you will!

In a major emergency, fire and law enforcement may not be able to reach you as quickly as...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Employers Encouraged to Post Jobs on New Veterans Job Portal

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James City County is pleased to invite County businesses and organizations to post jobs on the new Hampton Roads Veterans Career Compass (HR VCC). HR VCC is a website and service of the Hampton Roads Workforce Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hampton...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Historical Commission Sponsors Student Essay Contest

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The year 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of several significant events in Virginia, and especially in Jamestown. These events had profound impacts on the shaping of American society, history and government. The James City County Historical Commission is ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Virginia Capital Trail Foundation Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant

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James City County is pleased to announce that the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation received matching grant funds from the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program (MLP). The grant is for $5,000 and utilized James City Cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2019

James City County Social Services Seeks Community Input

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James City County Social Services Outreach and Marketing Team has developed a survey and is asking for the community’s input. The purpose of this survey is to understand what services the community is most aware of and to increase the awareness efforts re...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2019

February Events

February Flash

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course (ages 15+)Friday, Feb. 1, 4-6 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & Monday-Thursday, Feb. 4-7, 4-9 p.m.James City County Recreation Center & Eastern State Hospital$210/session; $205 f...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Home-Based Business Conference Planned for April 12

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The fourth annual Home-Based Business Resource Fair & Conference is on Friday, April 12 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center at 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666. This unique event features a resource fair wi...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Mountain Bike Trail opens at Upper County Park

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Mountain Bike TrailThanks to a partnership with the Eastern Virginia Mountain Bike Association (EVMA), Upper County Park now offers park visitors two-miles of mountain bike trails. Volunteers from the EVMA worked with Parks staff to design and construct t...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Toano Commercial Historic District Added to Virginia Landmarks Register

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In December, the Board of Historic Resources and the State Review Board approved the addition of 13 sites to the Virginia Landmarks Register including the Toano Commercial Historic District located in James City County. This is the first historic district...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Attention Business Owners - Update!

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Feb. 11 Update -. The new online Business License Tax Calculator is now available to calculate your tax due and print out your renewal form. The web page also contains filing and payment instructions.Beginning this year, both your completed business licen...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Police and Fire to Offer Active Shooter and Stop the Bleed Training

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James City County’s Police and Fire Departments are hosting two CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events)/Stop the Bleed training sessions:Feb. 23, 5-9 p.m., Fire Training Center, 2077 John Tyler Highway February Session Registration&am...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

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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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