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Posted on: October 11, 2019

VA Department of Social Services Accepting Applications for Fuel Assistance

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The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is currently accepting applications for fuel assistance. Families and individuals can apply through their local department of social services office. James City County Social Services is located at 5249 Ol...

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Posted on: October 12, 2019

PulsePoint Now Available in Greater Williamsburg Area

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The Greater Williamsburg HEARTSafe Alliance, along with the fire/EMS agencies of Williamsburg, James City County, York County and Poquoson, as well as Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center and Riverside Doctor’s Hospital, are pleased to a...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

What happened at the Oct. 8 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Oct. 8 Regular Meeting:E.         PRESENTATIONS    

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Have Questions About the Upcoming Election?

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Dianna Moorman, Director of Elections for James City County joins the podcast this week to talk about the upcoming election, the need for Officers of Elections, important deadlines and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!This Week in James C...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

WJCC Students Visit County Businesses for Seventh Annual Manufacturing Day

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On Thursday, Oct. 3, students from Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools (WJCC) visited Anheuser-Busch, Ball Corporation, Coresix Precision Glass, Nicewood Enterprises, Owens-Illinois, Owens & Minor and Printpack for Manufacturing Day. Student...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Ruch Graduates from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Executive Academy

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Sara Ruch, James City County’s Deputy Coordinator for Emergency Management, graduated from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Emergency Management Executive Academy at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, MD on Sept. 26...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Police Seek Suspects in Shoplifting Incident

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On Aug. 17, at approximately 7 p.m., officers responded to a shoplifting from the Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store at 5715 Richmond Road, E100, Suite 95. The store manager reported that an unknown female had placed multiple items in a store shopping bag. S...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Absentee Voting Available for Nov. 5 Election

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Absentee voting for the Nov. 5, 2019 General Election is now available. Qualified Virginia voters may vote absentee in-person at their local voter registration office or by mail. James City County’s voter registration office is located at 5300 P...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

October Events

October Flash

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Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for November/December classes is open from Oct. 22-Nov. 1. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Cen...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Police Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

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On Oct. 26, 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, unuse...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

New Director Appointed to Economic Development Authority

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County is pleased to announce that the Board of Supervisors appointed a new director, Lynn Meredith, to the EDA. Meredith will serve a four-year term.Meredith is the general manager of the Williamsbur...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

County to Offer Class on How to be a Successful Renter

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James City County is offering a free class on how to be a successful renter on Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Human Services Center, 5249 Olde Towne Road. The class covers every part of renting from figuring out what you can afford, to understanding a lease, to...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Boo Bash at the Beach on Oct. 19

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Come out to the Boo Bash at the Beach on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 1-4 p.m. at Jamestown Beach Event Park! Boo Bash is a family-friendly Halloween event featuring hands-on activities, music, games, food for purchase and more! Costumes welcome. For a...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

James City County Parks & Recreation Earns Top Honors at State Conference

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James City County Parks & Recreation earned four of the top honors bestowed by the Virginia Recreation & Park Society during its annual Conference in September. Over 500 delegates from around the state gathered Sept. 7-10 for the VRPS 64th Annual ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

JCC Releases 2018 Annual Report on the Floodplain Management Plan

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James City County has released the 2018 Annual Report on the Floodplain Management Plan. The Annual Report highlights the progress made by the County towards the identification, reduction and mitigation of flood losses. The Floodplain Management Plan and ...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Peterson Graduates from FBI National Academy

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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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Posted on: September 12, 2019

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

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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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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Stormwater and Resource Protection to host a Small Project Permitting & VSMP SWPPP Template Seminar

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The James City County Stormwater and Resource Protection Division will be hosting a Small Project Permitting and VSMP SWPPP Template Seminar. Please join us for detailed information in respect to small project permitting, projects between 2500sf and less ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

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James City County Police Department is offering free firearm safety classes to the public this fall. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The cl...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Hampton for Annual Event

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Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return for its 8th annual event to Hampton, VA. Start Peninsula will be held Nov. 1-3, 2019 at the McGrew Towers Conference Center, 24 Indian Road, located on the Hampton University campus. Start Peninsu...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

New Opportunity for County Businesses

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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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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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