Posted on: February 22, 2018

Route 199 and Brookwood Drive Intersection Improvement Project to Begin in March

Route 199 and Brookwood Drive Map

A project to improve the intersection at Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway) and Brookwood Drive is scheduled to begin construction in early March.Henry S. Branscome, LLC was awarded the $358,000 construction contract to improve safety, increase capacity and al...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Neighborhood Forum to Meet Thursday, March 8

NeighborhoodForum

The next Neighborhood Forum will be Thursday, March 8, 6:30 p.m. at the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road. Our discussion topic will be the County’s budget process.Have you ever wanted to get more involved in your local gov...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Historical Commission Seeks Nominations for Historic Preservation Awards

Historical Commission

The James City County Historical Commission is seeking nominations for the 2018 Historic Preservation Awards. Historic Preservation Awards are presented by the Historical Commission to individuals, groups or organizations that meet the following criteria:...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

We Are StormReady

We Are StormReady Sign

James City County is now a StormReady Community. Bill Sammler, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service presented the County with a StormReady recognition at the Feb. 13 Board of Supervisors meeting.StormReady is a National Weat...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Historical Commission Places William Lightfoot Grave Marker

William Lightfoot

The James City County Historical Commission recently placed a marker at the grave of William Lightfoot, who enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant in the American Forces in 1777. This is one of only two known Revolutionary War graves in private family cemeteries in...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

What Happened at the Feb. 13 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

William Holt

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Feb. 13, 2018 meeting.Special thanks to our pledge leader, William Holt! Presentations 

1. StormReady Recognition for James City County http://ec4.cc...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Williamsburg Winery Wins Awards for Wines

Winery awards

The Williamsburg Winery recently announced that three of their wines have received awards.The 2015 Limited Release Norton was awarded a Double Gold medal at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of American wines. A Double ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Skimino Creek Watershed Stakeholder Meeting Scheduled

Skimino Creek

James City County will host a stakeholder meeting for all who live or work in the Skimino Creek Watershed on Thursday, March 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the James City County Library located at 7770 Croaker Road in Toano. This stakeholder meeting is part of ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

DJG Inc. Named One of the Best Places to Work in Virginia

DJG Inc.

On Feb. 2, Virginia Business announced its 2018 Best Places to Work in Virginia and named DJG Inc. (DJG) as one of the winners. The 2018 Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies. There were 175 entrants this year and winners were s...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Police Host Coffee With A Cop

Coffee

You’re invited to join James City County police at Au Bon Pain on 6692 Richmond Road for Coffee with a Cop on Feb. 28, 8-10 a.m. County officers will join citizens in an informal setting to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee. A...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

National Weather Service to Offer Basic SKYWARN Class April 11

Skywarn

Want to learn how to spot approaching hazardous weather conditions? James City County and the City of Williamsburg, in partnership with the National Weather Service, will offer a "Basic SKYWARN" class Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6 p.m. The 2-ho...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

February Events with Parks and Recreation

February Flash

February EventsAquatics Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for February classes is open through Feb. 7. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

CERT Training to Begin in March

CERT volunteer group photo

If a disaster threatens or occurs, do you know what to do? If you take the James City County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, you will!In a major emergency, fire and law enforcement may not be able to reach you as quickly as they would o...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Dreams Gymnastics Center Opens in Toano

Dreams Gymnastics Center

James City County is pleased to announce that Dreams Gymnastics Center held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new gym at 200 Industrial Boulevard, Building #2. Dreams Gymnastics Center is a state-of-the-art training facility offering training i...

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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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Posted on: January 8, 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 January, February and March. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Co...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Applications for Addition to the Agricultural and Forestal District Available

Pates Neck AFD map

James City County is accepting applications until April 15, 2018 for property additions to the Pates Neck Agricultural and Forestal District (AFD) in advance of the district’s renewal in August 2018. A map showing the location of the County&...

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