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Posted on: September 17, 2018

James City County Awarded Second OVW Grant

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On August 29, 2018, the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) announced 54 grants totaling $32 million through its Improving the Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking ...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

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The Office of Economic Development has compiled a list of resources for businesses in James City County. This list will be updated as new resources are available.For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 in James City County, please visit the Cou...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 19, 2020

New Appointment to Economic Development Authority

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County is pleased to announce that the Board of Supervisors appointed Brandon Nice to the EDA. Nice will serve through May 2021.Nice is the Vice President of Construction Operations for David Nice Bui...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 15, 2020

James City County Allocates $500,000 to Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

James City County is pleased to announce that it has allocated $500,000 to the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund. At their May 12 meeting, the Board of Supervisors unanimously allocated savings from the Capital Improvements fund to support a...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Takeout Tuesday

Takeout Tuesday

As we continue to adapt to our "new normal," why not start a new tradition with Takeout Tuesday? Enjoy lunch or dinner at home with family from a local James City County restaurant. Many local restaurants are offering curbside pick-up and delive...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Owners of Businesses Closed due to COVID-19 Should Flush Plumbing Systems before Workers Return

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(Hampton Roads, Va., May 8, 2020) – Directors of Hampton Roads’ water utilities and health department officials advise business owners and operators who closed or evacuated buildings due to COVID-19 to thoroughly flush their establishm...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Habitat ReStore on Jamestown Road Launches Online Store

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Habitat for Humanity ReStore (Habitat Restore), located at 1303 Jamestown Road in the Colony Square Shopping Center, recently launched an online store to allow customers to shop during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new online store allows customers to purch...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund Launches Partnership with the Virginia 30 Day Fund

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The Greater Williamsburg Partnership (GWP) and the Williamsburg Community Foundation (WCF) are pleased to announce the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund in partnership with the Economic Development Authorities of the City of Williamsburg, Ja...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Moody’s Kitchen Opens on Merrimac Trail

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James City County is pleased to announce Moody’s Kitchen is now open at 7129 Merrimac Trail. Moody’s Kitchen is a brand new restaurant concept designed to produce food to be eaten on the run or in the comfort of your dining room. Moody...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Personal Protective Equipment Supply Resources for Manufacturers and Businesses

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Manufacturers and businesses may need resources for purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to protect their employees. The websites below may be of assistance if your business needs PPE.

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Governor Northam Taps Broad Group of Leaders for COVID-19 Business Task Force

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced a diverse group of leaders participating in the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 Business Task Force, which will continue to provide advice and guidance to the Cabinet on a safe, responsible strat...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Small Business Administration Programs - Scams and Fraud Alerts

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The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recognizes that these are unprecedented times and is alerting the public about potential fraud schemes related to economic stimulus programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration in response to the Novel C...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 1, 2020

Dredging to Make Virginia the East Coast’s Deepest Port is Underway

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The Port of Virginia’s® journey to becoming the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is underway as dredges took to the water in early December 2019 to begin digging, nearly two-and-a-half years ahead of schedule.“This project, combined with all of the inv...

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Economic Development

News Flash

News Flash

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...

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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...

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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

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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...

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

Safe Needle Disposal

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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

News Flash

Posted on: March 20, 2020

Thurone Deshaun Austin

Thurone Deshaun Austin

Thurone Deshaun Austin: last known address is on Burnt Oak Drive, Chesterfield, VA. Austin’s date of birth is Nov. 16, 1972. He is 5’9” and 142 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias out of Williamsburg-James City County Circuit...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Maria Ann Decker

Maria Ann Decker

Maria Ann Decker: last known address is 3900 block of Strawberry Plains Road, James City County, VA. Decker’s date of birth is Dec. 4, 1985. She is 5’7” and 240 lbs. There are two outstanding felony warrants from Williamsburg...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Tyrone Hurst

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Tyrone Hurst: last known address is 6000 block of Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA. Hurst’s date of birth is Oct. 22, 1951. He is 6’ and 165 lbs.  Hurst has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit C...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

KeNeshia Camille Lyons

KeNeshia Camille Lyons

KeNeshia Camille Lyons: last known address is Sycamore Avenue, Newport News, VA. Lyons is 5’8” and 145 lbs. There are two capiases out of Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court outstanding for Lyons (violation of probati...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Miroslaw Zygmunt Pers

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Miroslaw Zygmunt Pers: last known address is Waller Mill Road, York County, VA. Pers’ date of birth is Feb. 17, 1960. He is 6’ and 185 lbs. There are three outstanding warrants for Pers for reckless driving, driving after forfeiture of license and felony ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod: last known address is Bristol Circle, James City County, VA. McLeod’s date of birth is June 12, 1985. McLeod is 5’5” and 130 lbs. There is an outstanding felony warrant for McLeod for fraud to gain public assistance. There is ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Jackie Wayne Davis, Jr.

Jackie Wayne Davis, Jr.

Jackie (Jack) Wayne Davis, Jr.: last known address is E. Ocean View, Norfolk, VA. Davis, Jr. may also have ties to North Carolina and Tennessee. Davis, Jr. is 6’ and 254 lbs. Davis, Jr. may be operating a 2010 Dodge 4 door sedan. There is an outstanding f...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: May 30, 2019

William Richard Collins II

William Richard Collins II

William Richard Collins II: last known address is Woodland Road, Newport News, VA. Collins’ date of birth is Dec. 6, 1977. Collins is 6’3” and 200 lbs. There are three outstanding felony warrants for Collins for credit card theft, credit card fraud and cr...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Jarius Christopher Wallace

Jarius Christopher Wallace

Jarius Christopher Wallace: last known address is Autumn East, James City County, VA, but may also be in Charlotte, NC. Wallace’s date of birth is Jan. 8, 1993. Wallace is 5’7” and 170 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias (indictment) from Williamsburg-Jam...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Ryan Kim Brown

Ryan Kim Brown

Ryan Kim Brown: last known address is Sir Gilbert Loop, James City County, VA. Brown’s date of birth is Oct. 26, 1996. Brown is 6’1” and 165 lbs. Brown has three outstanding Capiases from Williamsburg-James City County Circui...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Randy Lee Hahn, Jr.

Randy Lee Hahn

Randy Lee Hahn, Jr.: last known address is Summer East, James City County, VA. Hahn, Jr.’s date of birth is Nov. 26, 1989. Hahn, Jr. is 5’10” and 170 lbs. Hahn, Jr. has 5 outstanding warrants for credit card theft (2 counts), credit card fraud, unauthoriz...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Robert Lee Graham, Jr.

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Robert Lee Graham, Jr.: last known address is 5413 Airport Road, James City County, VA. Graham’s date of birth is May 29, 1971. Graham is 5’8” and 155 lbs. Graham has three outstanding Capiases from Williamsburg-James City Co...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Larry Earl Batts

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Larry Earl Batts: last known address Centerville Road in James City County. Batts' date of birth is Jan. 12, 1962. He is 5’8” and 160 lbs. Batts is wanted for aggravated sexual battery and revocation of a suspended sentence.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Daniel Alexander Smokes, Jr.

Daniel Alexander Smokes Jr.

Daniel Alexander Smokes, Jr.: last known address is Algonquin Trail, James City County, VA. Smokes, Jr.'s date of birth is Feb. 9, 1999. He is 6’2” and 178 lbs. Smokes, Jr. has outstanding warrants for three counts of robbery, two coun...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Michelle Marie Roush

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Michelle Marie Roush: last known address Prosperity Court in James City County, VA. Roush's date of birth is Nov. 11, 1988. She is 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 28, 2018

Troy Lamont Ashby

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Troy Lamont Ashby: last known address is Hampton, VA. Ashby's date of birth is July 18, 1976. He is 5’5” and 140 lbs. Ashby is wanted on two Capiases (indictments) from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court on charges of Distribution of cocaine (2 ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Ryan David Bragg

Ryan David Bragg

Ryan David Bragg: last known address is Powhatan Springs Road, James City County, VA. Bragg’s date of birth is Nov. 4, 1987. Bragg has a Capias from James City County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court for failure to report to CCC (original charge is...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Chad Gallup Acee

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Chad Gallup Acee: last known address is London Company Way, James City County, VA. Acee's date of birth is Sept. 23, 1988. He is 6’1” and 165 lbs. Acee has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for a p...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Karl Scott Knoyer, Jr.

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Karl Scott Knoyer, Jr.: last known address is Carol Lane, James City County, VA. Knoyer, Jr.'s date of birth is April 15, 1989. He is 6’ and 185 lbs. Knoyer, Jr. is wanted on two charges of failure to appear in Williamsburg-James City County Cir...

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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's date of birth is Aug. 18, 1989. He is 5’11” and 130 lbs. Sharpe is wanted on charges of credit card theft, credit card fraud, grand larceny and...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 21, 2018

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

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Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson): last known address Little Creek Dam Road, Toano, VA. Coles' date of birth is May 4, 1972. She is 5’4” and 195 lbs. Coles is wanted on a felony charge of possession of a schedul...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 28, 2020

Actualización para el 28 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y Recordatorios Enmascarar Virginia - Ayudar a reducir el riesgo de transmisión

  • A partir del viernes 29 de mayo a las 12 a.m., cualquier persona de 10 años o más debe llevar una cobertura f...
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Posted on: May 28, 2020

May 28, 4 p.m. Update - Information on Masks; Free Signage Available for Businesses

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Mask Up Virginia - Help Reduce the Risk of Transmission

  • Starting Friday, May 29 at 12 a.m., any person age 10 or older must wear a face covering at all times while entering, exiting, traveling through and spending ti...
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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Board of Supervisors Appropriates WJCC School’s Estimated FY2020 Surplus to School’s FY2021 Budget

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The James City County Board of Supervisors has agreed to appropriate $1.7 million of the Williamsburg-James City County (WJCC) School’s estimated FY2020 end-of-year surplus to the WJCC School’s FY 2021 operating budget. In addition, th...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Actualización para el 27 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y Recordatorios La orden del gobernador Northam de usar revestimientos faciales (mascara) mientras que estén adentro de los edificios interiores entra en vigor el viernes 29 de mayo a las 12 a.m. Es importante ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

May 27, 4 p.m. Update - Get the Facts on Executive Order 63; Online Risk-Assessment Tool Available

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Governor Northam’s order to wear face coverings while inside buildings goes into effect on Friday, May 29 at 12 a.m. It is important to know what it includes and does not include. Visit the website to read...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Face Covering Requirement and Workplace Safety Regulations

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**This information was released by Governor Northam’s Office on May 26**RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today signed Executive Order Sixty-Three, requiring Virginians to wear face coverings in public indoor settings to help contain the...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Actualización para el 26 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y Recordatorios La nueva cara del gobernador Northam que cubre los requisitos no entran en vigor hasta el viernes. Compartiremos más información sobre los nuevos requisitos cuando sea publicada por l...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2020

May 26, 4 p.m. Update - CDC Considerations for Restaurants and Bars; Curbside Recycling Reminder

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Governor Northam’s new face covering requirements do not go into effect until Friday. We will share more information about the new requirements when it is released by the Governor’s Office.The de...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2020

James City County Parks

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County Parks UpdateBefore heading out to County parks, please check the complete list of park amenity openings and closings, listed below. Help us keep the park open by adhering to all restrictions. Practice Social Distancing - groups of more than 10 are ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Governor Announces New Artificial Intelligence-Powered Online Tool for COVID-19 Self-Screening

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Virginians can now use COVIDCheck, a new online risk-assessment tool to check their symptoms and connect with the appropriate health care resource, including COVID-19 testing.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Actualización para el 22 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y Recordatorios Cierres del Día de los CaídosLa mayoría de los servicios del Condado permanecerán cerrados el lunes 25 de mayo para el Día de los Caídos. L...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y Recordatorios Cierres del Día de los CaídosLa mayoría de los servicios del Condado permanecerán cerrados el lunes 25 de mayo para el Día de los Caídos. L...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

May 22, 4 p.m. Update - Memorial Day Closings, Reminder About Beach Activities and more

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Memorial Day ClosingsMost County services will be closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day. Public safety services and County parks will remain open, however, not all park amenities may be available. As a reminder,...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Police Respond to Shooting

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On May 21 at approximately 12:08 p.m., officers were called to the area of Adams Road near Gibson’s Mobile Home Park to a gunshot victim. The 20-year-old female victim (a York County resident) reported that she was walking on Adams Road when she...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2020

May 21, 4 p.m. Update - Memorial Day Closings; New CDC Guidance for Camps, Sports and More

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Memorial Day ClosingsMost County services will be closed on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day. Public safety services and County parks will remain open, however, not all park amenities may be available. Please visit t...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Reminder: Online Application for Land Use Map Designation Change Available Through May 31

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As part of Engage 2045, the County’s Comprehensive Plan update process, property owners have the opportunity to apply to change the Land Use Map designations for their properties through May 31. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, applicants who ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Actualización para el 20 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y Recordatorios La mayoría de las oficinas, instalaciones y bibliotecas del condado de James City están cerradas al tráfico. El Condado continúa brindando la mayoría ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2020

May 20, 4 p.m. Update - New Resource for Businesses; Contact Tracers and Scams

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Most James City County offices, facilities and libraries are closed to walk-in traffic. The County continues to provide most services by appointment, by phone or online. Visit jamescitycountyva.gov or call 757-253-6...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Water Elevation Levels Drawdown Begins at Little Creek Reservoir

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Newport News Waterworks has initiated a controlled, partial drawdown of Little Creek Reservoir. Boating and fishing patrons should anticipate a draw down elevation level of 55 feet by May 25; and an elevation level of 50 feet by the end of June.Due to rec...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

First VA Case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Associated with COVID-19 Reported

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(Richmond, Va.) —The Fairfax Health District has confirmed a case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19. This is the first case of MIS-C reported in Virginia. The child was hospitalized on May 5 and ha...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Governor Northam Highlights New Housing Resources and Eviction Protections

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today shared new resources to protect Virginians from eviction and support individuals who have lost their job or income due to COVID-19.These tools include StayHomeVirginia.com, a new website to help Virginians n...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2020

New Appointment to Economic Development Authority

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County is pleased to announce that the Board of Supervisors appointed Brandon Nice to the EDA. Nice will serve through May 2021.Nice is the Vice President of Construction Operations for David Nice Bui...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Actualización para el 19 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y Recordatorios La mayoría de las oficinas, instalaciones y bibliotecas del condado de James City están cerradas al tráfico. El Condado continúa brindando la mayoría ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

May 19, 4 p.m. Update - Pool Health and Safety Tips from the CDC; Bulk Pickup Services

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Most James City County offices, facilities and libraries are closed to walk-in traffic. The County continues to provide most services by appointment, by phone or online. Visit jamescitycountyva.gov or call 757-253-6...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Governor Announces Education Work Group to Guide Process for Safe, Equitable Reopening of Schools

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced a diverse set of education stakeholders participating in the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 Education Work Group to help chart a path forward for determining how schools can safely reopen later ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Actualización para el 18 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y Recordatorios La mayoría de las oficinas, instalaciones y bibliotecas del condado de James City están cerradas al tráfico. El Condado continúa brindando la mayoría ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

May 18, 4 p.m. Update - No May Election in JCC; Grieving the Loss of a Loved One During COVID-19

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Most James City County offices, facilities and libraries are closed to walk-in traffic. The County continues to provide most services by appointment, by phone or online. Visit jamescitycountyva.gov or call 757-253-6...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2020

James City County Allocates $500,000 to Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

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James City County is pleased to announce that it has allocated $500,000 to the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund. At their May 12 meeting, the Board of Supervisors unanimously allocated savings from the Capital Improvements fund to support a...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Actualización para el 15 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y RecordatoriosLas Oficinas del Condado de James City County, facilidades y libraries estancia cerradas para el trafico de personas. El Condado continua proveyendo la mayoríaia de sus servicios por citas, telé...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

May 15, 4 p.m. Update - Phase 1 Reminders; Board Allocates $500,000 to Small Business Relief Fund

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Most James City County offices, facilities and libraries are closed to walk-in traffic. The County continues to provide most services by appointment, by phone or online. Visit jamescitycountyva.gov or call 757-253-6...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

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Hacia Adelante: Fase 1 empieza a las 12 a.m., Viernes, 15 de Mayo.

Que Va a Cambiar

  • Ventas No-esenciales – Cambio de abrir con 10 personas a 50% de capacidad.
  • Servicios de Restaurants y bebidas – Pe...
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Posted on: May 14, 2020

May 14, 4 p.m. Update - Phase One: What Changes and What Remains the Same; Ferry Update

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Moving Forward: Phase 1 begins at 12 a.m., Friday, May 15.

What will change:

  • Non-essential retail – Changed from open with 10 people to open with 50% capacity.
  • Restaurants and beverage services – Re...
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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Actualización para el 13 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y RecordatoriosLas oficinas, las instalaciones y las bibliotecas del condado de James City están cerradas al tráfico de entrada. El Condado continúa brindando la mayoría de los servicios...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

May 13, 4 p.m. Update - Coping With Stress and COVID-19; Hampton DMV to Open by Appointment Only

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders James City County offices, facilities and libraries are closed to walk-in traffic. The County continues to provide most services by appointment, by phone or online. Visit jamescitycountyva.gov or call 757-253-6728 f...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Takeout Tuesday

Takeout Tuesday

As we continue to adapt to our "new normal," why not start a new tradition with Takeout Tuesday? Enjoy lunch or dinner at home with family from a local James City County restaurant. Many local restaurants are offering curbside pick-up and delive...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

What happened at the May 12 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the May 12 Regular Meeting:G.        CONSENT CALENDAR        All Approved, 5-0

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Governor Northam Delays Phase One for Northern Virginia Localities

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued Executive Order Sixty-Two, allowing specific localities in Northern Virginia to delay entering Phase One of the “Forward Virginia” plan to ease restrictions on certain business ope...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Actualización para el 12 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y RecordatoriosLas oficinas, las instalaciones y las bibliotecas del condado de James City están cerradas al tráfico de entrada. El Condado continúa brindando la mayoría de los servicios...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

May 12, 4 p.m. Update - Personal and Real Estate Tax Information; New Episode of This Week in JCC

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders James City County offices, facilities and libraries are closed to walk-in traffic. The County continues to provide most services by appointment, by phone or online. Visit jamescitycountyva.gov or call 757-253-6728 f...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Actualización para el 11 de Mayo, 4 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y RecordatoriosOrden ejecutiva 61 del gobernadorPara familiarizarse con lo que incluye y no incluye la Fase 1, visite https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/all-releases/2020/may/headline-856681-en.htmlRegistro de votantes y e...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

May 11, 4 p.m. Update - Details on Executive Order 61; Information on Upcoming Election

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Governor’s OfficeTo familiarize yourself with what Phase 1 includes and does not include, visit https://www.governor.virginia.gov/newsroom/all-releases/2020/may/headline-856681-en.html for details.Voter Re...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Phase One Guidelines to Slowly Ease Public Health Restrictions

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**News Released by the Governor’s Office on Saturday, May 9**RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam signed Executive Order Sixty-One and presented a detailed framework for the first phase of the “Forward Virginia” plan to ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Actualización para el 8 de Mayo, 5 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y RecordatoriosOficina del GobernadorEl Gobernador Ralph Northam presentó el marco detallado para la Fase Uno del plan Forward Virginia para aliviar de forma segura y gradual las restricciones de salud públic...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Owners of Businesses Closed due to COVID-19 Should Flush Plumbing Systems before Workers Return

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(Hampton Roads, Va., May 8, 2020) – Directors of Hampton Roads’ water utilities and health department officials advise business owners and operators who closed or evacuated buildings due to COVID-19 to thoroughly flush their establishm...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

May 8, 4 p.m. Update - Pandemic EBT; Scammers Continue to Prey on Fears Surrounding COVID-19

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Governor’s OfficeGovernor Ralph Northam presented the detailed framework for Phase One of the Forward Virginia plan to safely and gradually ease public health restrictions on businesses and individuals whi...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Virginia Receives Approval to Implement Pandemic EBT Program

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Richmond, VA (May 8, 2020) – The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) will provide Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits to families of school-age children who no longer have access to free or reduced-price school meals due to public s...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Actualización para el 7 de Mayo, 5 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y RecordatoriosCentros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC)COVID-19 puede propagarse rápidamente en reuniones comunitarias, incluyendo un funeral familiar y una fiesta de cumpleaños. ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

May 7, 4 p.m. Update - New Video from CDC on How COVID-19 Spreads in a Community

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)COVID-19 can spread quickly at community gatherings, including a family funeral and a birthday party. In this short video, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer Isaac ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Personal Property/Real Estate Taxes Due by June 5, Late Payment Penalty Waived Until Aug. 5, 2020

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James City County Personal Property and Real Estate tax bills have been mailed and are due Friday, June 5. If you do not receive your tax bill by May 15, please call the Treasurer’s Office at 757-253-6705. Taxes are still due even if you did not...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Actualización para el 6 de Mayo, 5 p.m.

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Actualizaciones y Recordatorios sobre COVID-19 Comenzando hoy 6 de Mayo, nuestras actualizaciones serán publicadas Lunes a Viernes a las 4 p.m. en vez de 5 p.m.Tarifas de Comodidad Tarifas de comodidad para pagos con tarjetas ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

May 6, 4 p.m. Update - Waiver for Convenience Fees for Credit/Debit Card Payments Extended

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Beginning today, May 6, our Monday-Friday update will be posted at 4 p.m. instead of 5 p.m.Convenience FeesConvenience fees for debit and credit card payments will continue to be waived through midnight, Aug. 5, 202...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Actualización para el 5 de Mayo, 5 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y RecordatoriosDe la Oficina del Gobernador En su sesión informativa del 4 mayo, Gobernador Ralph Northam resumió un plan en tres fases para aliviar las limitaciones sobre negocios y concurrencias cu...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

May 5, 5 p.m. Update - Don’t Let Fear of COVID-19 Stop You from Seeking Help in a Medical Emergency

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COVID-19 Updates and Reminders Governor’s OfficeGovernor Ralph Northam outlined a three-phase plan to ease restrictions on businesses and gatherings, when health data supports doing so at his briefing on May 4.He has extended key provis...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Governor Outlines Phased Plan to Safely, Gradually Ease Restrictions

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May 4, 2020Governor Ralph Northam outlined a three-phase plan to ease restrictions on businesses and gatherings, when health data supports doing so.Governor Northam said he will extend key provisions of Executive Order 53, which places restrict...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Actualización para el 4 de Mayo, 5 p.m.

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COVID-19 Actualizaciones y RecordatoriosSemana de resilienciaDel 3 al 9 de mayo es la Semana de la Resiliencia en Virginia. ¿Qué es la resiliencia? Es el proceso de adaptarse bien ante la adversidad, el trauma, la tragedia, las amena...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

May 4, 5 p.m. Update - Resilience Week; Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund

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COVID-19 Updates and RemindersResilience WeekMay 3-9 is Resilience Week in Virginia. What is resilience? It’s the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress; or to put it simply, ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund Launches Partnership with the Virginia 30 Day Fund

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The Greater Williamsburg Partnership (GWP) and the Williamsburg Community Foundation (WCF) are pleased to announce the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund in partnership with the Economic Development Authorities of the City of Williamsburg, Ja...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Moody’s Kitchen Opens on Merrimac Trail

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James City County is pleased to announce Moody’s Kitchen is now open at 7129 Merrimac Trail. Moody’s Kitchen is a brand new restaurant concept designed to produce food to be eaten on the run or in the comfort of your dining room. Moody...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Virginia Department of Health Launches New “COVID-19 & You” Web Page Tool

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(RICHMOND, Virginia) – The Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 web page has added a new consumer education and information topics toolbar that offers website visitors a more interactive and personalized experience.“This COVID-19 &am...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Governor Northam Unveils Blueprint for Easing Public Health Restrictions

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today presented the “Forward Virginia” blueprint, which will help guide the Commonwealth on when to safely begin easing public health restrictions. The blueprint includes a phased approach that...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Governor Northam Postpones Upcoming May/June Elections in Response to COVID-19

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today invoked his statutory authority to postpone the May General and Special Elections by two weeks, from May 5, 2020 to May 19, 2020. Elections are scheduled in 56 localities across the Commonwealth. The Governo...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Love Lives Here

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Over the years, Virginia is for Lovers has helped create more than 200 LOVEworks around the Commonwealth to share the love. Now, the Virginia Tourism Corporation is asking you to help spread that message from home.Create your own LOVEwork while y...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Have You Lost Your Job or Had Your Hours Reduced Due to COVID-19?

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Have you lost your job or had your hours reduced due to COVID-19? You may be eligible for assistance through the Department of Social Services. The following programs are available:Medicaid- to assist with the cost of medical bills, doctor visits, hospita...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

New Call-in Option for Public Meetings

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Beginning with the April 14 meeting of the James City County Board of Supervisors, citizens now have a call-in option for public comment and public hearings. To participate, call 757-253-6762 to record a comment that will be played during the meeting. Rec...

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News Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Online Application for Land Use Map Designation Change Now Available Through May 31

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As part of Engage 2045, the County’s Comprehensive Plan update process, property owners have the opportunity to apply to change the Land Use Map designations for their properties. Applications will be accepted through May 31 via JCC PermitLink, ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

James City County Parks

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County Parks UpdateBefore heading out to County parks, please check the complete list of park amenity openings and closings, listed below. Help us keep the park open by adhering to all restrictions. Practice Social Distancing - groups of more than 10 are ...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Little Creek Reservoir, Water Elevation Levels Drawdown

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Newport News Waterworks has initiated a controlled, partial drawdown of Little Creek Reservoir. Boating and fishing patrons should anticipate a draw down elevation level of 55 feet by May 25; and an elevation level of 50 feet by the end of June.Due to rec...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Police Recover Missing Boater

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On May 24 at approximately 5:15 p.m., James City County Police and Fire Departments were called to the area of Diascund Creek Reservoir to an unmanned boat. James Jackson, Jr., a 70-year-old James City County resident who had been out fishing, was identif...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Police Respond to Shooting

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On May 21 at approximately 12:08 p.m., officers were called to the area of Adams Road near Gibson’s Mobile Home Park to a gunshot victim. The 20-year-old female victim (a York County resident) reported that she was walking on Adams Road when she...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Most Wanted

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If you have any information that might help police locate any of these individuals, please call James City County Police Department at 757-253-1800 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You may also submit tips at P3tips.com. Callers to the Crime Line and...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Police Name Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell Volunteers of the Year

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On Aug. 23, James City County Police Department hosted its annual Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) Annual Appreciation Dinner. During the event, Chief Brad Rinehimer presented Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell with the VIPS Volunteer of the Year a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Takeout Tuesday

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As we continue to adapt to our "new normal," why not start a new tradition with Takeout Tuesday? Enjoy lunch or dinner at home with family from a local James City County restaurant. Many local restaurants are offering curbside pick-up and delive...

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Tourism News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Moody’s Kitchen Opens on Merrimac Trail

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James City County is pleased to announce Moody’s Kitchen is now open at 7129 Merrimac Trail. Moody’s Kitchen is a brand new restaurant concept designed to produce food to be eaten on the run or in the comfort of your dining room. Moody...

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Tourism News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Love Lives Here

Love letters made from plywood and a tire, painted, dog standing next to letters

Over the years, Virginia is for Lovers has helped create more than 200 LOVEworks around the Commonwealth to share the love. Now, the Virginia Tourism Corporation is asking you to help spread that message from home.Create your own LOVEwork while y...

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Tourism News
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Fee Free Days at Historic Jamestowne

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Throughout the year, there are several fee free days at Historic Jamestowne. On these select days, there are no admission fees. 

Fee Free Days

  • Tuesday, Aug. 25 in honor of the National Park Service Founders Day
  • Saturday, Sept. 26 in honor of Nationa...
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