News Flash

Posted on: June 19, 2018

June 21 Jamestown Jams Concert Featured on Newest Episode of This Week in James City County

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Laura Messer, the Tourism and Marketing Coordinator for James City County, joins the podcast this week to talk about the free outdoor concert series, Jamestown Jams! The next concert is Thursday, June 21 with an acoustic songwriter showcase by “...

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Jamestown Jams June 2018 News Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2018

County Cooling Centers Open, Cooling Assistance Available

Hot Sun

High temperatures and humidity are expected in the James City County area this week. Need a place to cool off? Citizens and visitors can head to the James City County Recreation Center at 5301 Longhill Road. The Recreation Center will serve as the County'...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2018

County Residents Invited to July 11 Neighborhood Forum

Neighborhood Forum July 11 6:30 p.m.

James City County residents are invited to attend the next Neighborhood Forum on July 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road.Chief Brad Rinehimer from the James City County Police Department will be the featured spe...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2018

Fire Damages Home in James City County

James City County Fire Department

James City County firefighters responded to a structure fire today June 16, 2018 in the 2200 block of Carriage House Way at the Monticello at Powhatan townhouse complex. A 911 call was received at 3:24 p.m. reporting the fire, with firefighters arriving a...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Agricultural & Forestal District Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for June 21

AFD Scheduled

The Agricultural & Forestal District (AFD) Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday, June 21 at 4 p.m. to discuss the following:

  • Croaker AFD Renewal
  • Hill Pleasant Farms AFD Renewal
  • Barnes Swamp AFD Renewal
  • Cranston’s Pond AFD Renewal
  • Wright’s Island AFD Re...
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News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Temporary Jolly Pond Road Closure

Jolly Pond Closure

A small portion of Jolly Pond Road will be closed to thru traffic from 8 a.m. on Monday, June 18 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20.  The closure will be located at the "End of State Maintenance" section of Jolly Pond Road located near ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Sands Anderson Opens in McLaws Circle

Sands Anderson Ribbon Cutting

James City County is pleased to announce that Sands Anderson PC has held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new office at 263 McLaws Circle, Suite 205. Sands Anderson is a midsize, Mid-Atlantic litigation and transaction law firm representing bu...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Scheduled for June 20

Development Review Committee

The Planning Commission Development Review Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 20 at 4 p.m. to discuss the following:

  • C-0025-2018, Forest Heights Master Plan Amendment
  • C-0038-2018, Chickahominy Riverfront Park Kayak Launch and Boathouse Expansion

All meet...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Credit Card Fraud Suspect

Credit Card Fraud Suspect

On April 26, a fraudulent credit card was used to make purchases at a Panera Bread in Newport News, the Panera Bread in James City County and at Lowe’s located at 801 E. Rochambeau Drive in York County. The purchase made at Lowe’s was pre-ordered via tele...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2018

What Happened at the June 12 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

Eagle Scouts

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the June 12, 2018 meeting.Special thanks to our Eagle Scout pledge leaders!Consent Calendar

  1. Minutes Adoption, Approved 5-0
  2. Zero Tolerance for Litter Resolution and Policy G...
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News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Social Services to Host Avoiding Scams Workshop

Avoiding Scams Workshop

Scams, fraud and identity theft are becoming bigger problems every day. If you have ever been hoodwinked by an internet scam, found yourself the victim of identity theft, or just hesitated to enter your credit card information for that online purchase, jo...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2018

FoodaTude..Food with Attitude Debuts Billsburger

Billsburger

On Monday, June 11 from 4-9 p.m., FoodaTude..Food with Attitude (FoodaTude) will debut at Billsburg Brewery (Billsburg) located at 2054 Jamestown Road. In honor of their inauguration at Billsburg, Chef Jim Kennedy has crafted a special burger, the Billsbu...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Project: 547

Project 547 News Flash

James City County is celebrating the longest day of the year, June 21, with more than a dozen free and fun activities. Join us from sunrise to sunset. There’s something for everyone!5:47-7 a.m.Sunrise Paddle (ages 12+)Bring your own kayak or borrow ours!J...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Recruiting Applicants for Social Services Advisory Board

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James City County Social Services is looking for citizens interested in serving on the Social Services Advisory Board. Advisory Board members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors for a four-year term. The Board serves in an advisory capacity in all m...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Police Invite You and Your Kids to Ice Cream with a Cop

Ice Cream with a Cop

In an effort to reach kids and adults alike, James City County Police Department offers Ice Cream with a Cop, a spin-off of Coffee with a Cop, but for kids. Ice Cream with a Cop aims to bridge relationships between local police officers and kids in a fun ...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Neighborhoods Invited to Join Police for National Night Out

national night out 2018

On Aug. 7, James City County neighborhoods are invited to join forces with police and thousands of communities nationwide for the 35th Annual National Night Out.National Night Out heightens crime and drug prevention awareness; generates support for local ...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Police Host Coffee With A Cop

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

You’re invited to join James City County police at Jimmy’s Oven and Grill at 7201 Richmond Road on June 22, 10 a.m.-noon. County Officers will join citizens in an informal setting to discuss community issues, build relationships and dr...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Need Help with Cooling this Summer?

Cooling

As the days heat up, it becomes more important to keep homes cool and comfortable. The Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Social Services offers an Energy Assistance Program to eligible citizens, which includes Cooling Assistance.Cooling Assistance he...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Police and Fire Host Coffee with First Responders

coffee with first responders

You’re invited to join James City County Police and Fire Departments at Fire Station 2 at 8429 Pocahontas Trail on June 27, 9-11 a.m. for Coffee With First Responders. County Officers and Firefighter/Medics will join citizens in an informal setting to dri...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2018

June 21 is Jamestown Jams Featuring “The Originals” by Iota Creative Collective

The Originals NF

Come and enjoy free live music on June 21 with “The Originals” by Iota Creative Collective as they perform during Jamestown Jams at Jamestown Beach Event Park. “The Originals” will highlight four local songwriters during a Jamestown Jams takeover. &nb...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2018

June Events

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Aquatics

Learn to SwimThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for June classes is open until June 8. Registration for July classes opens June 26-July 6. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recre...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Splash Pad, County's Outdoor Pools Open

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The County’s two outdoor pools are located at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Upper County Park in Toano. A new splash pad is open at Chickahominy Riverfront Park this summer, offering visitors a camping theme aquatic area featuring ground sprays, rain t...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Mosquito Season Closes In

Mosquitos

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 both insi...
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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Ariya Jutanugarn is the 2018 Kingsmill Championship Winner

KM Winner

The winner of the 2018 Kingsmill Championship is Ariya Jutanugarn, who becomes the second LPGA player with multiple wins at The Kingsmill Championship. Jutanugarn last won The Kingsmill Championship in 2016. In 2017, Lexi Thompson was the winner. Cristie ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Non-Resident Parking Fees Return to Jamestown Beach Event Park

Beach Parking

Parking fees for non-residents are
charged at Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road, from Memorial DayWeekend to Labor Day. The parking fee is charged Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and on weekends and holidays from 8
a.m.-6 p.m. at the park e...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Police Reschedule Shred-A-Thon

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Due to forecast inclement weather, the Shred-A-Thon originally scheduled for May 19 has been postponed to July 28. This event will be held at the Williamsburg/James City County Courthouse at 5201 Monticello Avenue, Williamsburg, 8:30-11:30 a.m.An estimate...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2018

James City County Police Offer Firearm Safety Classes

Firearm Safety Class

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

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News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Paddle Craft Storage, Rental Space Available

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James City County offers paddle
craft storage rental space at Jamestown Beach Event Park, the James City CountyMarina, Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Little Creek Reservoir Park. Monthly
and annual rental space is available and each space is designe...

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