Posted on: May 31, 2017

IPV Uncovered Series: Webisode #5 Now Available

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An original series created by the Project Coordinator (Dr. Shakira Munden)  and  produced by Colonial Community Corrections Criminal Justice Planner (Mr. Jack Fitzpatrick), the webisode entitled "Sarah’s Voice" is int...

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Sarah's Voice Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Avalon Youth Services (AYS) Now Available

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The Avalon Center now offers direct youth services including counseling, violence prevention, advocacy, and healthy relationships leadership training, monitored custody exchange, and more for communities within the Ninth District Court area.

Their programs...

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AYS Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Avalon Works to Break the Cycle of Abuse

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That night, something felt different. She had been in the relationship for four years, and the abuse started after about a year. It started slowly, she said, with verbal jabs. He apologized, she forgave. They broke up, they got back together. She knew she...

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Avalon 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: December 8, 2016

Landscaping tips

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Experts in lawn and garden care, our Water Smart Partners, are actively assisting government staff to encourage citizens landscaping to be smart in watering techniques and plant selection. Here are some outdoor conservation tips:

  • Check for leaks in pipes, ...
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Conservation

Posted on: June 9, 2017

Alewerks Announces Tasting Room at Williamsburg Premium Outlets

Alewerks

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company is opening a new tasting room at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The new venture will be an open-concept retail store and micro-brewing facility in 3,000 square feet. The tasting roo...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Lexi Thompson is the 2017 Kingsmill Championship Winner

LPGA Winner

The winner of the 2017 Kingsmill Championship is Lexi Thompson, who at 20 under overall surpassed the 72-hole record on the River Course record held by Annika Sorenstam from 2008. The previous record was 19 under. From the beginning of the 2017 Kingsmill ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 4, 2017

May is Virginia Business Appreciation Month

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James City County (JCC) has always attracted founders since 1607 and has been a place of enterprise since 1609 when glassmakers brought their trade to Jamestown. Throughout the month of May, the County will highlight a different sector of business each we...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 27, 2017

Understanding Food Trucks in James City County

Food trucks

Regulations regarding food trucks, also known as mobile food vending vehicles, were approved by the James City County Board of Supervisors in November and December of 2016.  All regulations are available in Article II Sec. 24-49 of the Code of Ja...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 3, 2016

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

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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: August 4, 2016

Billsburg Brewery, Inc. to Open Brewery at Marina

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On Aug. 2, the James City County Economic Development Authority entered into an agreement with Billsburg Brewery, Inc. to sublease the top floor of the building at the James City County Marina and adjacent property located at 2054 Jamestown Road.

Billsburg...

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Economic Development

Posted on: March 20, 2017

8231 Richmond Road, Toano, VA

8231 Richmond Road

Property features a 7,500 square foot metal building with brick veneer on two acres zoned A-1 with a special-use permit that was approved in 2009. Building has 25’ ceilings. The building has 2 dock doors at the rear of the building: 13&rsquo...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

3601 La Grange Parkway

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Property Features

Less than a mile from Interstate 64, Exit 227. Situated in a planned ±80,000 SF manufacturing/ distribution facility within the Stonehouse Commerce Park. The ± 229 Acre Stonehouse Commerce Park is located in upper James City County and is...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

137 Industrial Boulevard

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Located in the Jacobs Industrial Park, this build-to-suit site is located on 13 acres, with available buildable capacity between 10,000 square feet and 150,000 square feet. Jacobs Industrial Park is located on SR-60, approximately 5 minutes drive time to ...

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More Sites & Buildings Featured Properties
Posted on: April 28, 2016

1720 Endeavor Drive

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Site features a 51,000 square foot industrial/warehouse facility located on approximately 13 acres in the James River Commerce Center. Additional features include approximately 1-acre of fenced in outside storage and 3-phase power. Site capable of approxi...

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More Sites & Buildings Featured Properties
Posted on: April 28, 2016

9475 Fieldstone Parkway

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A build-to-suit opportunity, the 47-acre site is located within the Stonehouse Commerce Center, midway between Richmond and Hampton Roads markets. Visible from Interstate 64, the site is located approximately 2 miles from the nearest interstate interchang...

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More Sites & Buildings Featured Properties
Posted on: April 28, 2016

James River Commerce Center Virtual Building

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Construction Type 2C, noncombustible, unprotected. 8' decorative masonry abuse wall around building perimeter. 48-inch dock high rear elevation, 3 dock doors and 1 drive-in door. Multiple dock doors can be located anywhere along the rear of the building. ...

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More Sites & Buildings Featured Properties

Posted on: May 22, 2017

Bicyclist Injured in Mountain Bike Accident

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A 22-year-old male biking enthusiast was injured when he went over the handlebars of his bike at a popular jump on the multi-use trails at Freedom Park on Sunday, May 21. The remote site was reached by firefighters and medics on foot. They carried the inj...

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Fire Department
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...

Additional Info... Fire Department
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...

Fire Department
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...

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: June 15, 2017

Jermihia Davis

Jermihia Davis

Obtaining money by false pretense, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, conspiracy to commit a felony and forging coin and bank note (passing counterfeit money).

If you have any information that might help police locate Davis, please call 757-253-18...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Ramond Lamont James

Ramond Lamont James

Fail to Appear for Original Charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I/II Drug

Most Wanted
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Bruce Wayne Harris Jr.

Bruce Wayne Harris Jr

Probation Violation (Felony) for Original Charge of Sex Offense and Fail to Register as a Violent Sex Offender, 2nd offense.

Most Wanted
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Kreetay Lamour Briggs

Most Wanted: Keetay Lamour Briggs

Fail to Appear for original charge of Credit Card Theft

Most Wanted
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Wesley Keith Posey

Wesley Keith Posey

Probation Violation from a Burglary Conviction (Felony)

Most Wanted
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Jarius Christopher Wallace

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Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute (Felony) (2 counts)

Possession of a Gun While Selling Drugs

Most Wanted
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Cleveland M. McClaine III

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Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony).


 If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Most Wanted
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Donald Conklin McGuire

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Capias - Abscond from Probation Supervision. If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Most Wanted
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Karl Scott Knoyer

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Contempt of Court (2 charges) Abscond from Probation Supervision If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Most Wanted
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

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Credit Card Theft – Felony Credit Card Fraud - Felony Grand Larceny – Felony Capias Fail to Appear If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Most Wanted
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Shaun David Brown

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Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Most Wanted
Posted on: August 31, 2015

Larry Earl Batts

Larry Earl Batts

Aggravated Sexual Battery, Revocation of Suspended Sentence. If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

Most Wanted

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Independence Day Closings

Independence Day Closings

James City County government offices, facilities, libraries and courts will follow the schedule listed below on July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday:

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News Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Residents Invited to July 12 Neighborhood Forum

Neighborhood Forum July 12

James City County residents are invited to attend the next Neighborhood Forum on July 12, 6:30 p.m. at the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road. Police Chief Brad Rinehimer will be the guest speaker, and County Administrator Bryan Hill ...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2017

What happened at the June 13 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the June 13, 2017 meeting:

Special thanks to all of our Eagle Scout pledge leaders!

Presentations

1. Eagle Scout Recognition http://ec4.cc/fg5a7b979

2. Anheuser Busch Present...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Alewerks Announces Tasting Room at Williamsburg Premium Outlets

Alewerks

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company is opening a new tasting room at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The new venture will be an open-concept retail store and micro-brewing facility in 3,000 square feet. The tasting roo...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2017

Police Warn of Counterfeit Bills

Counterfeit Bills

James City County Police have received several reports of counterfeit bills being passed over the last few months, and Police urge you to take a few extra minutes to closely look at bills during cash transactions. 

The bills circulating are movie ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Freedom Stories at Freedom Park

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Join James City County Parks & Recreation as Williamsburg native Dylan Pritchett, best known as ‘The Storyteller’, and Baba Jamal Koram share Freedom Stories at Freedom Park! This free program for all ages will be held on Saturday,...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Police Announce Service Awards

Master Officer Zach Miller, Officer of the Year

On May 16, Police held their annual Service Awards Ceremony recognizing many officers for their continued high levels of service and dedication to safety in the community in 2016. Citizens that have been supportive of the Department’s efforts towards comm...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Parks & Recreation's June Events

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Parks & Recreation welcomes you to a great month of fun and special events!AquaticsLearn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for June classes is open May 31-June 9. Regi...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2017

They’re coming!

No mosquitoes

They’re coming. Are you ready? Mosquitoes are not only annoying, they can carry viruses and can make you sick. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to help control mosquitoes in and around your home:

  • Eliminate standing water in and ar...
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News Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced

Jamestown Jams

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, now called Jamestown Jams, is returning for the second year. Come and enjoy free live music on July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 1 and Oct. 6 with music from 6:30-8 p.m.

Each conce...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Star Express Market - 1st Quarter Clean Business Award Winner

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Congratulations to Star Express Market located at 9220 Old Stage Road in Toano for winning the 2017 1st Quarter Clean Business Award. The award was granted for the business’ sustainable landscaping efforts by incorporating native plants, mulchin...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Police Events in June

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There are several opportunities to get out and meet James City County Police Department in June. Also, note some upcoming traffic safety campaigns to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the roadways.

Firearm Safety Courses

Two one-session courses are ...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Freedom Park Trail Wins 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

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James City County Parks & Recreation’s Freedom Park Multiuse Trail has received the Governor’s Environmental Excellence gold medal award for implementation of the 2013 Virginia Outdoors Plan. This is the second time an award has be...

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News Releases

Posted on: May 31, 2017

Freedom Stories

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Join James City County Parks & Recreation as Williamsburg native Dylan Pritchett, best known as ‘The Storyteller’, and Baba Jamal Koram share Freedom Stories at Freedom Park! This free program for all ages will be held on Saturday,...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 26, 2017

June Events

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Parks & Recreation welcomes you to a great month of fun and special events!AquaticsLearn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for June classes is open May 31-June 9. Regi...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 25, 2017

Freedom Park Trail Wins 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

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James City County Parks & Recreation’s Freedom Park Multiuse Trail has received the Governor’s Environmental Excellence gold medal award for implementation of the 2013 Virginia Outdoors Plan.This is the second time an award has bee...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Paddle Craft Storage Rental Space Available

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Paddle craft storage rental space is available at Jamestown Beach Event Park, the James City County Marina, Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Little Creek Reservoir Park. Rental cost for residents of James City County and Williamsburg is $15/month or $150/...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

Posted on: June 9, 2017

Police Warn of Counterfeit Bills

Counterfeit Bills

James City County Police have received several reports of counterfeit bills being passed over the last few months, and Police urge you to take a few extra minutes to closely look at bills during cash transactions. 

The bills circulating are movie ...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Police Announce Service Awards

Master Officer Zach Miller, Officer of the Year

On May 16, Police held their annual Service Awards Ceremony recognizing many officers for their continued high levels of service and dedication to safety in the community in 2016. Citizens that have been supportive of the Department’s efforts to...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Police Events in June

McGruff in Police monster truck

There are several opportunities to get out and meet James City County Police Department in June. Also, note some upcoming traffic safety campaigns to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the roadways.

Firearm Safety Courses

Two one-session courses are ...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 16, 2017

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.

The Watch Dial Police Department

Posted on: June 19, 2017

Toby’s Dog House is Now Open

Toby's Dog House

Toby’s Dog House is now open in the former Carrot Tree Kitchens building at 1782 Jamestown Road. The new restaurant is owned by Glenn and Debi Helseth, who also own and operate Carrot Tree Kitchens. The restaurant is named after their late Corgi, Toby and...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Events in June

June events

Free Fishing Days 

June 2, 3, and 4, 2017 have been designated as Free Fishing Days in Virginia. No fishing license of any kind will be required for rod and reel fishing in freshwater or saltwater, on these days. Plan some time to go fishing and b...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Enjoy Fine Dining Locally

Fine dining

We love reading reviews of places and we checked our favorite spots (TripAdvisor and Yelp!) and came up with a few suggestions for fine dining in James City County. Whether you have a special occasion to celebrate or you are just feeling fancy, check out ...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Where Can You Find Paddle Recreation?

Paddle craft

Have you ever tried paddle sports? Paddle sports include canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boards. James City County has lots of options for trying a paddle sport with some assistance and there are also multiple locations where paddle craft can be re...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Cycling in James City County

Cycling in JCC

If you love cycling or a casual bike ride, there are a variety of options in James City County.

If you would like general information on bike trails and paths, please visit our website. Trail locations include Freedom Park, the Virginia Capital Trail, York...

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Additional Info... Tourism Blog
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Get Moving in 2017

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Over the last several years, there has been a rise in athletic events and competitive athletics in JCC. If your New Year’s Resolution was to get moving and be more active, check out these athletic events in 2017.

Feb. 4 – Toano ...

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Tourism Blog

Posted on: June 9, 2017

Alewerks Announces Tasting Room at Williamsburg Premium Outlets

Alewerks

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company is opening a new tasting room at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The new venture will be an open-concept retail store and micro-brewing facility in 3,000 square feet. The tasting roo...

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Tourism News
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced

Jamestown Jams

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, now called Jamestown Jams, is returning for the second year. Come and enjoy free live music on July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 1 and Oct. 6 with music from 6:30-8 p.m.

Each conce...

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Tourism News
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Lexi Thompson is the 2017 Kingsmill Championship Winner

LPGA Winner

The winner of the 2017 Kingsmill Championship is Lexi Thompson, who at 20 under overall surpassed the 72-hole record on the River Course record held by Annika Sorenstam from 2008. The previous record was 19 under. From the beginning of the 2017 Kingsmill ...

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Tourism News
Posted on: January 5, 2017

17 Things To Look Forward To In 2017

17 things in 2017

With each new year, there are new things to look forward to and the things happening in James City County are no exception.

Here are 17 things we are looking forward to for 2017:

  1. The anticipated opening of Billsburg Brewery at the James City County Marina w...
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Tourism News

Posted on: June 19, 2017

What Will You Do This Weekend?

June 23

Enjoy a paddle yoga class at Chickahominy Riverfront Park on Friday, June 23 or Saturday, June 24 from 8:30-9:45 a.m. The first five minutes of this 75-minute class is dedicated to teaching participants how to properly use the paddleboard and paddle. You&...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Need Weekend Plans?

June 16

Grab your kids, your friends, your neighbors, your team and light up the night at the 5K or 1-mile Glow Run! Take to the streets in New Town in Williamsburg dressed in all things bright and shiny. Flash and sparkle your way around the course, and then coo...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: June 5, 2017

What Will You Do This Weekend?

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Check out the annual Food & Wine Festival Busch Gardens this weekend! A tasty adventure awaits culinary explorers at Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival. Busch Gardens invites guests to unleash their inner foodie with a variety of dishes a...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: May 29, 2017

What's Happening This Weekend?

June 2

Make a DIY painted and stenciled serving tray at Artfully Yours on Friday, June 2 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Participants will select their colors from General Finishes Milk Paint line. Learn to paint and distress, select a summer themed stencil, pa...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Need Weekend Plans?

May26

Enjoy Paddleboard Yoga at Gordon’s Greek on Friday, May 26 from 8:30-9:45 a.m. The first five minutes of this 75-minute class is dedicated to teaching participants how to properly use the paddleboard and paddle. You’ll be guided throug...

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Tourism Top 10