Posted on: April 9, 2018

IPV & Pregnancy

Alliance on Violence Against Women (AVAW) logo

IPV (intimate partner violence) crimes affect everyone in our community. In this new webisode, learn facts about the impact IPV crimes have on pregnant women and how you can assist them.Please watch and share the new webisode to spread the knowledge towar...

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IPV & Pregnancy Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: March 30, 2018

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the United States. Beginning as a week in the 1980's, the awareness effort quickly grew into a month-long campaign towards preventing sexual assault. Historically, awareness campaigns have focus...

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NSVRC Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Webisode #6 Now Available

Alliance on Violence Against Women (AVAW) logo

To mark the last day of National Domestic Violence Awareness month...The new webisode titled " After The Call" explores what services and pathways are open to intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault, and stalking victims in the James Cit...

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Webisode #6: After The Call Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: February 23, 2016

$450,000 in DOJ Funding For Sexual Assault Prevention Initiatives in Williamsburg

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On Sept. 28, 2015, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the Department of Justice has awarded the James City County Police Department in Williamsburg, Virginia $450,000 through a grant to support programs that help prevent sexual assault...

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Colonial Community Corrections

Posted on: April 18, 2018

Burn Boot Camp Williamsburg Opens

Burn Boot Camp

James City County is pleased to announce that Burn Boot Camp Williamsburg has opened their new fitness facility at 5251 John Tyler Highway, Suite 14 in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center. Burn Boot Camp is a lifestyle fitness facility that inspires...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 13, 2018

The Drying Co. in Toano Joins Basement Systems Incorporated Network

The Drying Co

James City County is pleased to announce that The Drying Co. (TDC) has been inducted into the Basement Systems Incorporated (BSI) network, which offers patented and award-winning basement waterproofing products and custom designed permanent solutions for ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 11, 2018

H&H Medical Corporation Receives Recognition for New Product

HVent

James City County is pleased to announce that H&H Medical Corporation (H&H) has received recognition for its newest product the H*VENT Vented Chest Seal (H*VENT). The H*VENT was named a “JEMS Hot Product” during the EMS Today 2...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Kingsmill Resort Announces Addition of Presenting Sponsor and Sponsor Exemption

Kingsmill Championship logo

The Kingsmill Championship is pleased to announce the addition of a new presenting sponsor for its annual Ladies' Professional Golf Association (LPGA) event. GEICO and the Kingsmill Championship have entered into a partnership where GEICO has assumed the ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 6, 2018

A Southern Gardener Opens

A Southern Gardener

James City County is pleased to announce that A Southern Gardener held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new shop at 7417 Richmond Road. The new shop aims to be a place to inspire the gardener inside of everyone. A Southern Gardener is owned by...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 27, 2018

GuernseyTingle Receives Project of the Year Award and Award of Excellence

St. Bede - Guernsey Tingle

James City County is pleased to announce that GuernseyTingle, a local architecture firm in the County, was awarded Project of the Year from the Hampton Roads Design Build Institute of America for their work on the 37,000 square foot expansion at St. Bede ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Kingsmill Championship Returns to James City County

LPGA

The Kingsmill Championship will once again host some of the top players of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) on the renowned River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 14-20, 2018. Will champion Lexi Thompson defend her title from 2017?As part ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Port Signs New, Long-Term Lease for Virginia International Gateway

Port of Virginia

NORFOLK – Governor Terry R. McAuliffe on Wednesday announced that The Port of Virginia® has signed a new, long-term lease for Virginia International Gateway (VIG) that clears the way for the port to begin work on doubling capacity at the...

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Additional Info... Economic Development

Posted on: March 7, 2018

Marine Response Team Stays Prepared

Marine training

With over 37 square miles of waterways to protect, emergencies on the water are a fact of life for the marine response teams of the James City County Fire and Police Departments. As components of the regional Marine Incident Response Team (MIRT) coordinat...

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Fire Department
Posted on: June 29, 2016

Fireworks are Illegal in JCC

Illegal

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...

Additional Info... Fire Department
Posted on: March 1, 2016

Another Smoke Alarm Success

smoke alarm

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...

Fire Department
Posted on: February 29, 2016

ISO Rating Change Could Reduce Insurance Costs

Firefighter with hydrant

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...

Fire Department
Posted on: December 29, 2015

File of Life

File of Life

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...

Fire Department
Posted on: December 28, 2015

Safe Needle Disposal

Do Not Recycle Needles

If you check your blood sugar or inject medications at home it is important to dispose of your used needles and lancets safely. You can purchase a special container from most pharmacies, or use an empty household container that is leak proof, made of heav...Read on...

Additional Info... Fire Department

Posted on: April 16, 2018

Joey Jonte Miles

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Joey Jonte Miles: last known address is Lynn Circle, Toano, VA. Miles is 31 years old, 5’8” and 140 lbs. Miles has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for failure to appear on a charge of possession of a controlled subs...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Fritz Conrad Harris

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Fritz Conrad Harris: last known address is Bradshaw Drive, James City County, VA. Harris is 58 years old, 5’8” and 175 lbs. Harris is wanted on a charge of breaking and entering and two charges of grand larceny.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 28, 2018

David Jerome Frye

David Jerome Frye

David Jerome Frye: last known address is Concord, James City County, VA. Frye is 22 years old, 6’4” and 200 lbs. Frye has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court (original charge is possession of marijua...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Rodney Johnson (AKA: Rodney Dushack)

Rodney Johnson

Rodney Johnson (AKA: Rodney Dushack): last known address Mooretown Road, James City County, VA. Johnson is 49 years old and 6’8”. Johnson is wanted on charges of aggravated assault by strangulation and felony assault.

Media Contact:Step...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Troy Lamont Ashby

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Troy Lamont Ashby: last known address is Hampton, VA. Ashby is 41 years old, 5’5” and 140 lbs. Ashby is wanted on two charges of distribution of cocaine.

Media Contact:Stephanie Williams, Police Spokesperson757-259-5173, 757-592-5618; s...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Larry Batts

larry batts

Larry Batts: last known address Centerville Road in James City County. He is 56 years old, 5’8”, 160 and 160 lbs. Batts is wanted for aggravated sexual battery and revocation of a suspended sentence.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe: last known address Lakepoint Court, James City County, VA. Sharpe is 28 years old, 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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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Karl Scott Knoyer

karl scott knoyer

Karl Scott Knoyer: last known address is Carol Lane, James City County, VA. Knoyer is 28 years old, 6’ and 185 lbs. Knoyer is wanted on two charges of failure to appear in Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court and a probation violation.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Corey Delmont Bryant, Sr.

corey delmont bryant sr.

Corey Delmont Bryant, Sr.: last known address Capital Landing Road, Williamsburg, VA. Bryant, Sr. is 47 years old, 5’10” and 210 lbs. Bryant, Sr. is wanted on charges of credit card theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Michelle Marie Roush

michelle marie roush

Michelle Marie Roush: last known address Prosperity Court in James City County, VA. She is 29 years old, 5’3” and 115 lbs. Roush is wanted on a Felony Capias (original charge: felony shoplifting).

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Ryan DeCarlo Braxton

Ryan Decarlo Braxton

Ryan DeCarlo Braxton: last known address Burton Woods Drive, James City County, VA. Braxton is 42 years old, 5’9” and 180 lbs. Braxton is wanted on charges of abduction, grand larceny and domestic assault and battery.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Seth Gabriel Gene Weaver

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Seth Gabriel Gene Weaver: last known address Birch Circle in James City County, VA. Weaver is 18 years old, 6’1” and 180 lbs. Weaver is wanted on two counts of grand larceny and unlawful discharge of a firearm.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 21, 2018

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

sibylla coles

Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson): last known address Little Creek Dam Road, Toano, VA. Coles is 45 years old, 5’4” and 195 lbs. Coles is wanted on a felony charge of possession of a schedule I, II controlled substance.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Boryce Leon Jones

Boryce Leon Jones

Boryce Leon Jones: last known address Jackson Street in James City County, VA. Jones is 38 years old, 5’10” and 198 lbs. Jones is wanted on felony indictments for possession of cocaine and distribution of cocaine (2nd offense).

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Most Wanted

Posted on: April 20, 2018

VDOT Announces Road Closures for Week of April 22-27

VDOT

Certain roads, lanes and ramps will close April 22-27 to allow for work to be done on the I-64 Widening Project.Residents should expect alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247) April 22-26, starti...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Police Attempt to Identify Suspect in Commercial Breaking and Entering

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On April 8 at approximately 2:40 a.m., an unknown person broke into the 7-Eleven at 5534 Centerville Road and stole two register drawers and an undisclosed amount of cash. Surveillance cameras captured this video:If you are able to identify the individual...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Burn Boot Camp Williamsburg Opens

Burn Boot Camp

James City County is pleased to announce that Burn Boot Camp Williamsburg has opened their new fitness facility at 5251 John Tyler Highway, Suite 14 in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center. Burn Boot Camp is a lifestyle fitness facility that inspires...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Chickahominy Riverfront Park to Host EVSRA Boat Regatta

Regata_Flash

Chickahominy Riverfront Park will host the Eastern Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association boat regatta on Sunday, April 22. The Park is located at 1350 John Tyler Highway. Due to event, the Park’s boat ramp, fishing pier and paddlecraft rentals will be un...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Police to Host Recruitment Information Sessions

Police Recruitment Flash

James City County Police Department is accepting applications for employment for Police Officer I and II positions. The Department will host Recruitment Information Sessions at the Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way on April 27 between 4 and 6...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Updates Made to JCC Alert System in the Wake of Spring Storms

JCC Alert

At approximately 2:30 a.m. this morning, April 16, an emergency message was sent out through JCC Alert regarding a severe thunderstorm warning from the National Weather Service.This alert, and its subsequent cancellation, went out to everyone subscribed t...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Sue Mellen and Sharon Day Featured on the Newest Episode of This Week in James City County

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Sue Mellen and Sharon Day, Director and Assistant Director of Financial & Management Services, join the podcast this week to talk about the proposed County budget and explain how to provide input. And of course, we had to get into the zombie issue. Ch...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

VDOT Announces Road Closures for April 15-21

VDOT

Certain roads, lanes and ramps will close April 15-21 to allow for work to be done on the I-64 Widening Project.There will be alternating single-lane closures on I-64 east and west from Colonial Parkway to Lee Hall (exit 247) April 15-19, starting as earl...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Police Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

drug take back

On April 28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 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, collecting potentially dangerous expired, unu...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Police Seek Qualified Applicants for Police Officer

Police Recruitment Flash

Interested in a career in law enforcement? Join the James City County Police Department (JCCPD) and start a career by being part of a team dedicated to providing comprehensive law enforcement services and programs to the citizens of our community. As a Ja...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

The Drying Co. in Toano Joins Basement Systems Incorporated Network

The Drying Co

James City County is pleased to announce that The Drying Co. (TDC) has been inducted into the Basement Systems Incorporated (BSI) network, which offers patented and award-winning basement waterproofing products and custom designed permanent solutions for ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Board Finalizes Work Session Dates

BOS

The James City County Board of Supervisors has finalized the meeting dates when it will review the proposed Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget. While different dates had previously been announced, the two meetings are now confirmed to take place April 17 at 3 p...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

H&H Medical Corporation Receives Recognition for New Product

HVent

James City County is pleased to announce that H&H Medical Corporation (H&H) has received recognition for its newest product the H*VENT Vented Chest Seal (H*VENT). The H*VENT was named a “JEMS Hot Product” during the EMS Today 2018 Conference. The ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

What Happened at the April 10 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

Makenzie

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the April 10, 2018 meeting.Special thanks to our pledge leader, Makenzie Ripley!Consent Calendar

  1. Minutes Adoption, Approved 5-0
  2. Grant Award -- Department of Motor Vehicles ...
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News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Coalition Installs Pinwheel Gardens for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Pinwheels at Fire Station 2

Every year, the month of April is recognized as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Local agencies dedicated to children’s safety join together each year as the Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of Greater Williamsburg to help raise awareness ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2018

A Southern Gardener Opens

A Southern Gardener

James City County is pleased to announce that A Southern Gardener held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new shop at 7417 Richmond Road. The new shop aims to be a place to inspire the gardener inside of everyone. A Southern Gardener is owned by...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Kingsmill Resort Announces Addition of Presenting Sponsor and Sponsor Exemption

Kingsmill Championship logo

The Kingsmill Championship is pleased to announce the addition of a new presenting sponsor for its annual Ladies' Professional Golf Association (LPGA) event. GEICO and the Kingsmill Championship have entered into a partnership where GEICO has assumed the ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2018

April Events

April Flash_2017

Aquatics 

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for May classes is open April 17-27. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Recruiting for Citizen Stormwater Advisory Committee

SPAC members on a tour

James City County’s Board of Supervisors is accepting applications until May 1, 2018 for citizens interested in serving on the Stormwater Program Advisory Committee.The Board of Supervisors established the Advisory Committee in 2008 to assist the Board an...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Proposed FY2019-20 Budget Released

Budget Release

Interim County Administrator Bill Porter released his proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 financial plan for James City County on March 30. The proposed plan for FY2019 is 4.2% over the FY2018 budget at $204.5M. The budget incorporates new legislation, Senate Bi...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2018

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the United States. Beginning as a week in the 1980's, the awareness effort quickly grew into a month-long campaign towards preventing sexual assault. Historically, awareness campaigns have focus...

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NSVRC News Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2018

GuernseyTingle Receives Project of the Year Award and Award of Excellence

St. Bede - Guernsey Tingle

James City County is pleased to announce that GuernseyTingle, a local architecture firm in the County, was awarded Project of the Year from the Hampton Roads Design Build Institute of America for their work on the 37,000 square foot expansion at St. Bede ...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2018

County Board Meetings Now Available Live on YouTube

JCC YouTube

Want another way to watch County board meetings live? Meetings of the James City County Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, the Chesapeake Bay Board, and the Wetlands Board are now being simulcast on YouTube.Live broadcasts can be seen on James...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Agricultural and Forestal District Open Enrollment Begins

AFD Map

James City County is accepting applications until June 15, 2018 for property additions to the following Agricultural and Forestal Districts (AFDs) in advance of the district’s renewal in October 2018:

  • Armistead
  • Barnes Swamp
  • Carter’s Grove...
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News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Spring/Summer 2018 Activity Brochure Available

2018 springsummer web

Parks & Recreation invites you to a spring and summer of fun – we’ve got over 120 summer camps for the kids, more than 25 special events designed to connect and cultivate community and hundreds of family programs and outings, class...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Social Services to Host Landlord Fest

Landlord Fest

James City County Social Services, in coordination with the Greater Virginia Peninsula Housing Consortium, will host Landlord Fest April 26, 5:30-7 p.m. at the James City County Recreation Center at 5301 Longhill Road, Williamsburg. Landlord Fest is a com...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2018

James City County Seeks New County Administrator

New County Administrator

James City County is seeking an experienced local government professional to serve as our next County Administrator.The County Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the County. Appointed by the Board of Supervisors, the Administrator serves...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Marine Response Team Stays Prepared

Marine training

With over 37 square miles of waterways to protect, emergencies on the water are a fact of life for the marine response teams of the James City County Fire and Police Departments. As components of the regional Marine Incident Response Team (MIRT) coordinat...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Candlelight Vigil to Kick Off National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Candlelight Vigil

Please join the Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of Greater Williamsburg for our 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil, March 27 from 6-7 p.m. at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 4897 Longhill Road. This event is to honor the children whose lives have been impacted...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Police to Host Shred-A-Thon

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

An estimated $16 billion was stolen from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016 in incidents involving identity theft, according to the 2017 Identity Fraud Study released by Javelin Strategy & Research. One of the most successful ways of preventing ident...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Biennial Reassessments Mailed to 14,300 Residents

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James City County mailed approximately 14,300 change of assessment notices for the biennial general reassessment on Feb 28. Assessments increased .97% due to reassessment and .42% due to new development which combined for a total change of 1.39%. Assessme...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Kingsmill Championship Returns to James City County

LPGA

The Kingsmill Championship will once again host some of the top players of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) on the renowned River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 14-20, 2018. Will champion Lexi Thompson defend her title from 2017?As part ...

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News Releases

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Chickahominy Riverfront Park to Host EVSRA Boat Regatta

Regata_Flash

Chickahominy Riverfront Park will host the Eastern Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association boat regatta on Sunday, April 22. The Park is located at 1350 John Tyler Highway. Due to event, the Park’s boat ramp, fishing pier and paddlecraft rentals ...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 1, 2018

April Events

April Flash_2017

Aquatics 

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for May classes is open April 17-27. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and onli...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Spring/Summer 2018 Activity Brochure Available

2018 springsummer web

Parks & Recreation invites you to a spring and summer of fun – we’ve got over 120 summer camps for the kids, more than 25 special events designed to connect and cultivate community and hundreds of family programs and outings, class...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

Posted on: April 20, 2018

Police Attempt to Identify Suspect in Commercial Breaking and Entering

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On April 8 at approximately 2:40 a.m., an unknown person broke into the 7-Eleven at 5534 Centerville Road and stole two register drawers and an undisclosed amount of cash. Surveillance cameras captured this video:If you are able to identify the individual...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Police to Host Recruitment Information Sessions

Police Recruitment Flash

James City County Police Department is accepting applications for employment for Police Officer I and II positions. The Department will host Recruitment Information Sessions at the Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way on April 27 between 4 and 6...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Police Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

drug take back

On April 28 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 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, collecting potentially dangerous expired, unu...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Police Seek Qualified Applicants for Police Officer

Police Recruitment Flash

Interested in a career in law enforcement? Join the James City County Police Department (JCCPD) and start a career by being part of a team dedicated to providing comprehensive law enforcement services and programs to the citizens of our community. As a Ja...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Police to Host Shred-A-Thon

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

An estimated $16 billion was stolen from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016 in incidents involving identity theft, according to the 2017 Identity Fraud Study released by Javelin Strategy & Research. One of the most successful ways of preventing ident...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 26, 2018

The Watch Dial by JCCPD

The Watch Dial newsletter

The Watch Dial is a quarterly newsletter published by James City County Police Department. Check back often for information about JCCPD events, crime prevention tips and other crime alerts.Click to enlarge.

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The Watch Dial Police Department
Posted on: September 14, 2017

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 elect...

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Police Department

Posted on: April 6, 2018

Archaeology Opening Day is April 14 at Historic Jamestowne

HJ Archaeology

Archaeology Opening Day is on Saturday, April 14 at Historic Jamestowne. In honor of the 24th season, Mary Anna Hartley, a Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologist, answered some questions we had about the work of Jamestown Rediscovery. She gives some great in...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: April 9, 2018

April is Vineyards Month

April is Vineyard Month

April is Vineyards Month and the Williamsburg Winery has 40 acres of vineyards, so why not visit and enjoy some Virginia wine? 

Currently, there are eight different types of grapes grown in the vineyards at the Williamsburg Winery:

  • Merlot - 7 acres...
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Tourism Blog
Posted on: April 2, 2018

April is Garden Month

April is 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

Posted on: April 16, 2018

Glow Williamsburg Returns on June 15

Glow Williamsburg

Glow Williamsburg will return to New Town Williamsburg on Friday, June 15. This annual evening of glow-in-the-dark fun has become a local favorite with an easy course through New Town Williamsburg and Settler’s Market. The run will start at dusk. The 5K a...

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Tourism News
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours Launch for 2018

Jamestown Discovery on the James River

James City County is pleased to announce that Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours will launch its tours for the 2018 season on Saturday, April 14 at 1 p.m. Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours leave from the James City County Marina at 2054 Jamestown Road.

Jamestown ...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 19, 2018

"Jamestown" TV Series Debuts in United States on March 23

Jamestown TV Series

On Friday, March 23, Jamestown, an eight-part miniseries, will debut in the United States on the PBS MASTERPIECE Amazon channel and PBS Passport. Jamestown originally debuted in the U.K. on SKY1 and NOW TV on May 5, 2017. Jamestown is pr...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Williamsburg Taste Festival Events

Williamsburg Taste Festival logo

Mark your calendars for the Williamsburg Taste Festival, which will be held April 19-22, 2018. There are events throughout the Greater Williamsburg area.

Schedule of Events in James City County

Thursday, April 19

  • Out and About at Café Provencal at...
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Tourism News
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Kingsmill Championship returns to James City County

LPGA

The Kingsmill Championship will once again host some of the top players of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) on the renowned River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 14-20, 2018. Will champion Lexi Thompson defend her title from 2017?

As part ...

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Tourism News

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Need Weekend Plans?

April 20

  • Did you know that April is Garden Month? Visit a garden or work in your own garden with supplies from a local garden store. Learn about different gardens to visit on the Explore JCCVA blog.
  • During Count von Count’s Weekend, fun is as easy as 1, 2...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: April 9, 2018

How Will You Enjoy the Weekend?

April 13

  • Did you know that April is Vineyards Month? There are eight different types of grapes being grown on 40 acres at the Williamsburg Winery. Visit, enjoy the vineyard views and a glass of wine.
  • C is for celebration! Join Cookie Monster and his furry friends f...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: April 3, 2018

What Will You Do This Weekend?

April 6

  • Did you know that April is Garden Month? Visit a garden or work in your own garden with supplies from a local garden store. Learn about different gardens to visit on the Explore JCCVA blog.
  • Enjoy a hike at York River State Park on Friday, April 6 from 10 a...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Need Weekend Plans?

March 30

  • Enjoy a hike at York River State Park on Friday, March 30 from 10 a.m. until noon with the Taskinas Trek. The Taskinas Creek Trail is one of the most beautiful and challenging hikes in eastern Virginia. Experience the elevation changes of rollercoaster-li...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: March 20, 2018

What Events Are This Weekend?

March 23

  • Attend the final Williamsburg Classics program, Mozart’s Haffner Symphony, by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra at Crosswalk Community Church on Friday, March 23 at 8 p.m. The performance opens with György Ligeti’s Concert Roman...
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