Posted on: December 8, 2017

Good Time Dancers Give Back

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The Good Time Dancers, a local dance group, marked "Giving Tuesday" with a donation to the Heritage Humane Society. The dancers collected pet supplies and cash totaling more than $1,500 to support the shelter’s daily and urgent needs. Giving Tue...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Planning Commission Policy Committee Meeting Scheduled for Dec. 14

Policy Committee scheduled

The Planning Commission Policy Committee will meet on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 4 p.m. to consider the following:

  • Streetscape Policy Ordinance Amendments, Stage II

All meetings are open to the public and will be held in Building A of the James City County Govern...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2017

Police Hold Shop With A Cop

Shop With a Cop

On Dec. 9 from 9:30 a.m.-noon, James City County Police Department, in partnership with Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Chick-fil-A Monticello Marketplace, Target Store Williamsburg and James City County Department of Social Services (DSS), will hold Shop Wit...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Signs Installed in Response to Panhandling

Do not encourage panhandling sign posted

You might notice new signs in the area asking drivers to not encourage panhandling by giving money from vehicles. While it is not against the law to panhandle on VDOT right-of-ways, it isn’t the safest way to get assistance.The new signs encourage those p...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Police Respond to Robbery

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Nov. 28 at approximately 10 p.m., James City County Police Department responded to the 7-Eleven at 6658 Richmond Road in reference to a robbery. The clerk advised that an unknown male had entered the store brandishing a black and silver handgun and dem...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Dec. 5 Episode of This Week in James City County Features Amy Jordan, Economic Development Director

This Week in James City County

Amy Jordan, Economic Development Director for James City County, joins the podcast this week to talk about the Port of Virginia’s foreign trade zone, Manufacturing Day, the Grover Coaster and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!Thi...

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This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Fraud Suspect

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Oct. 24 at approximately 3 p.m., James City County Police Department responded to the Union Bank at 5125 John Tyler Highway in reference to a female passing a fraudulent identification card and a stolen bank card and check. The clerk found that the ban...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Error in Recently Released Citizens’ Guide to Services

Citizens Guide to Services

Stop the presses! The table of contents and index in the most recent version of James City County’s Citizens’ Guide to Services are incorrect. The information has been updated and new copies should be delivered to County buildings soon.Don’t want to wait?...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Office of Housing Seeks New Landlords

For Rent Sign

The James City County Office of Housing is currently accepting new landlords for the Housing Choice Voucher program. This is an opportunity to be a part of a federally-funded program that assists low-income families. If you currently have rental property ...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Williamsburg Landing Begins Expansion Project

Williamsburg Landing

James City County is pleased to announce that Williamsburg Landing has kicked off the first of three phases of its expansion project with a ribbon cutting for its new Memory Support Home for 24 Williamsburg Landing residents. The expansion project will co...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2017

JCC TV Announces December Programming

JCC TV

JCC TV broadcasts more than local board meetings! Our local access TV channel offers a wide variety of both local and national programming. Here are just a few shows to watch for in December:Top Cop Awards 2017Filmed by the City of Suffolk, the 17th Annua...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Publix Announces First Store in Hampton Roads

Publix

James City County is pleased to announce that Publix Super Market plans to open at 4660 Monticello Avenue in the Monticello Marketplace. This will be the first Publix store in Hampton Roads. Publix has opened two stores in the Richmond region and has thre...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Police Host Coffee With A Cop

Coffee with a Cop

You’re invited to join James City County Police Department police at the Williamsburg Marketplace Starbucks at 240 McLaws Circle for Coffee with a Cop, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. County officers will join citizens in an informal setting to discuss commun...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2017

December Events

Parks and Rec December

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations

There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for January classes is open Dec. 14-30. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and online at A...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Bryan Hill Accepts Position of County Executive of Fairfax, Virginia

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James City County Administrator Bryan Hill has shared with the Board of Supervisors that he has accepted the position of County Executive of Fairfax, Virginia starting Jan. 2, 2018. Hill has been the County Administrator since September 2014.Kevin Onizuk,...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. Opens in New Town Williamsburg

Village Bank Ribbon Cutting

James City County is pleased to announce that Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. (Village Bank) held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 16 for their new location, 5372 Discovery Park Boulevard, Suite 101 in New Town Williamsburg (New ...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Police to Offer Citizens Police Academy

Law Enforcement Center

The James City County Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy has been offering members of our local community the opportunity to get an inside look at the operation and function of police procedures since 1994. The classes offer an overview of the De...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Police Officers Recognized by LifeNet Health for Supporting Organ and Tissue Donation

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Master Police Officer (MPO) Robert McKenzie, Officer Aurelia Woods and MPO Jimmie Reardon were recognized by LifeNet Health for supporting their organ and tissue donation program on Nov. 7 in Richmond.

LifeNet Health is the federally-designated organ procu...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Master Police Officer Zach Miller Recognized at Crime Lines' Top Cop Awards Dinner

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Master Police Officer (MPO) Zach Miller was recognized at 17th Annual Greater Hampton Roads Regional Crime Lines’ Top Cop Awards Dinner on Nov. 4 in Suffolk. This event recognized officers, citizens and organizations throughout Hampton Roads that have hel...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

Firearm Safety Class

The James City County Police Department will be offering free firearm safety classes to the public in November and December. Each one session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and basic laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Co...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2017

2017 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

Leaves on ground under trees

Self Haul

James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 6-19, 2017 and Jan. 2-21, 2018 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 in...

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