News Flash

Posted on: September 17, 2018

James City County Awarded Second OVW Grant

US Dept OVW logo

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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Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: September 6, 2018

National Campus Safety Awareness Month

US Dept OVW logo

According to statistics provided by the RAINN website, "sexual violence on campus is pervasive."

  • 11.2% of all students experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation (among all graduate and undergraduate stu...
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Local Campus Resources Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: September 1, 2018

National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month logo

Heritage often refers to the cultural traditions passed from generation to generation. Whether through food, clothing, music, or dance, it represents the meaningful intricacies that make us who we are. From Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, we celebrate the proud...

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Casa de Esperanza 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: April 9, 2018

IPV & Pregnancy

Alliance on Violence Against Women (AVAW) logo

IPV (intimate partner violence) crimes affect everyone in our community. In this new webisode, learn facts about the impact IPV crimes have on pregnant women and how you can assist them.Please watch and share the new webisode to spread the knowledge towar...

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IPV & Pregnancy Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Webisode #6 Now Available

Alliance on Violence Against Women (AVAW) logo

To mark the last day of National Domestic Violence Awareness month...The new webisode titled " After The Call" explores what services and pathways are open to intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault, and stalking victims in the James Cit...

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Webisode #6: After The Call Colonial Community Corrections

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2018

Williamsburg Winery Builds Veranda and Terrace

Williamsburg Winery Veranda

James City County is pleased to announce that the Williamsburg Winery is building a two-level veranda and terrace overlooking the vineyards. This new veranda and terrace will be open to the public later this fall. The purpose of this new facility is to of...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 20, 2018

IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia Coming to James City County in May 2019

IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia logo

James City County is pleased to announce that it will host IRONMAN® 70.3® Virginia on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The event will be hosted at Chickahominy Riverfront Park (CRP) and will use the same triathlon course as REV3 Williamsburg in previous years. This c...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Tek Fusion Global, Inc. Achieves AS9100 Certification

Tek Fusion Global logo

Tek Fusion Global (TFG) is pleased to announce that they have achieved the AS9100 certification. The AS9100 certification recognizes TFG as a compliant, reliable and preferred vendor for the aerospace industry.AS9100 is a certification pioneered by the ae...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Pitch Perfect Events Return in Preparation for Start Peninsula

Pitch Perfect

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that Pitch Perfect events will return in preparation for the November event. Pitch Perfect events provide training on how to effectively pitch your idea in 90 seconds while including the necessary elements and delive...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Tourism Revenue Continues to Grow in James City County

Tourism Growth Graph

Tourism revenue for James City County reached $431.9 million in 2017, a 3.6% change over 2016. Local tourism-related taxes were $17.8 million, a 1.8% increase over 2016. All data was received by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) from U.S. Travel Asso...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 31, 2018

The Flipping Flea Opens

The Flipping Flea

James City County is pleased to announce that The Flipping Flea held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their space at 6927 Richmond Road. The new business has 4,300 square feet of indoor flea market and specialty shops. The Flipping Flea has more tha...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Featured Property: 3000 John Deere Road in Toano, VA

3000 John Deere Road

Property includes 307,184 square feet in a single story industrial facility located on 74.4 acres of land. Property is located in Stonehouse Commerce Park approximately 40 minutes east of the Richmond airport, 45 minutes west of the Port of Virginia. This...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Preparing Your Business for an Emergency: Resources

Emergency - Resources

Do you know who to contact when you need something during an emergency? What if there is a downed power line? What about non-weather emergencies? There are various types of emergencies that could occur in James City County.

In case of an emergency, there a...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Newport News for Annual Event

Start Peninsula logo

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return this November for its seventh annual event. It has been held in different Peninsula localities since 2012, and will take place this year in Newport News. The event will be held Nov. 2-4 at the App...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Featured Property: 8105 Richmond Road, Suite 205 in Toano, VA

8105 Richmond Road

Property includes 2,000 square feet of office space and storage with an additional 960 square feet of mezzanine storage. The total usable space is 2,960 square feet. Office space includes offices, conference area and a sizable multifunction room. There ar...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Real Estate Committee Sets Meeting Dates

EDA logo

The Real Estate Committee of the Economic Development Authority has determined their meeting dates for the rest of the 2018 calendar. The Committee reserves the right to modify this schedule as necessary. The dates and times are outlined below:

  • Thursday, J...
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Economic Development
Posted on: November 3, 2016

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

Port of Virginia

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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: June 29, 2016

Fireworks are Illegal in JCC

Illegal

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

smoke alarm

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

Firefighter with hydrant

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

News Flash

Posted on: September 5, 2018

Nicholas Alexander Palmer

Nicholas Alexander Palmer

Nicholas Alexander Palmer: last known address is Lafayette Boulevard. Palmer is 27 years old, 5’11” and 170 lbs. Palmer has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County General District Court for failure to report to jail (original charge is ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Oneil Dquan Thompson

Oneil Dquan Thompson

Oneil Dquan Thompson: last known address is Midlands Road, James City County, VA. Thompson is 20 years old, 5’3” and 180 lbs. Thompson has 3 outstanding warrants for grand larceny, carrying a concealed weapon and brandishing a firearm.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Janis Danielle McFadden

Janis Danielle McFadden

Janis Danielle McFadden: last known address is Conway Drive, James City County, VA. McFadden is 33 years old, 5’7” and 187 lbs. McFadden has outstanding felony warrants for credit card fraud and credit card theft.

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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. is 19 years old, 6’2” and 178 lbs. Smokes, Jr. has outstanding warrants for two counts of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, two counts of use of a...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Chad Gallup Acee

chad gallup acee

Chad Gallup Acee: last known address is London Company Way, James City County, VA Acee is 29 years old, 6’1” and 165 lbs. Acee has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for a probation violation (original charge assault a...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Larry Batts

larry batts

Larry Batts: last known address Centerville Road in James City County. He is 56 years old, 5’8”, 160 and 160 lbs. Batts is wanted for aggravated sexual battery and revocation of a suspended sentence.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Kevin Lamark Jackson

kevin lamark jackson

Kevin Lamark Jackson: last known address is Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA. Jackson is 42 years old, 5’5” and 170 lbs. Jackson has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County General District Court for failure to appear (original charge is...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Joey Jonte Miles

joey jonte miles

Joey Jonte Miles: last known address is Lynn Circle, Toano, VA. Miles is 31 years old, 5’8” and 140 lbs. Miles has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for failure to appear on a charge of possession of a controlled subs...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Rodney Johnson (AKA: Rodney Dushack)

Rodney Johnson

Rodney Johnson (AKA: Rodney Dushack): last known address Mooretown Road, James City County, VA. Johnson is 49 years old and 6’8”. Johnson is wanted on charges of aggravated assault by strangulation and felony assault.

Media Contact:Step...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Troy Lamont Ashby

troy lamont ashby

Troy Lamont Ashby: last known address is Hampton, VA. Ashby is 41 years old, 5’5” and 140 lbs. Ashby is wanted on two charges of distribution of cocaine.

Media Contact:Stephanie Williams, Police Spokesperson757-259-5173, 757-592-5618; s...

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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 is 28 years old, 5’11” and 130 lbs. Sharpe is wanted on charges of credit card theft, credit card fraud, grand larceny and failure to appear.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Karl Scott Knoyer

karl scott knoyer

Karl Scott Knoyer: last known address is Carol Lane, James City County, VA. Knoyer is 28 years old, 6’ and 185 lbs. Knoyer is wanted on two charges of failure to appear in Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court and a probation violation.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Corey Delmont Bryant, Sr.

corey delmont bryant sr.

Corey Delmont Bryant, Sr.: last known address Capital Landing Road, Williamsburg, VA. Bryant, Sr. is 47 years old, 5’10” and 210 lbs. Bryant, Sr. is wanted on charges of credit card theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Michelle Marie Roush

michelle marie roush

Michelle Marie Roush: last known address Prosperity Court in James City County, VA. She is 29 years old, 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 21, 2018

Ryan DeCarlo Braxton

Ryan Decarlo Braxton

Ryan DeCarlo Braxton: last known address Burton Woods Drive, James City County, VA. Braxton is 42 years old, 5’9” and 180 lbs. Braxton is wanted on charges of abduction, grand larceny and domestic assault and battery.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 21, 2018

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

sibylla coles

Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson): last known address Little Creek Dam Road, Toano, VA. Coles is 45 years old, 5’4” and 195 lbs. Coles is wanted on a felony charge of possession of a schedule I, II controlled substance.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Boryce Leon Jones

Boryce Leon Jones

Boryce Leon Jones: last known address Jackson Street in James City County, VA. Jones is 38 years old, 5’10” and 198 lbs. Jones is wanted on felony indictments for possession of cocaine and distribution of cocaine (2nd offense).

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Most Wanted

News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2018

Capital Color Ride on Oct. 6

Capital Color Ride Flash_2018

You’ve heard of The Color Run™, but how about a color ride? Join Parks & Recreation on Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. for the Capital Color Ride and add a little color to your bike ride along a 15-mile stretch (choose your ride option) of t...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training to Begin Oct. 4

CERT volunteer group photo

If a disaster threatens or occurs, do you know what to do? If you participate in the Williamsburg/James City County CERT training, you will!In a major emergency, fire and law enforcement may not be able to reach you as quickly as they would otherwise. You...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2018

County Offers Remembering When - A Fire and Fall Prevention Program

Remembering When logo

Falls are the leading cause of death from unintentional injuries. The CDC estimates that 3 million people treated in the emergency room for falls each year. Falling once can cause a slew of problems. A fall that causes injury increases the odds of falling...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Lane Closure Planned for Route 199 at College Creek

One lane closure final

On Sept. 24 and 25, the James City Service Authority and contractors will repair a water main underneath the overpass on Route 199 at College Creek. The repairs will impact traffic and require a lane closure for the westbound side of Route 199. The lane c...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Absentee Voting for the General Election Begins Sept. 21, 2018

Department of Elections News Release

Absentee voting for the November 6 General Election starts statewide tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 21. Qualified Virginia voters may vote absentee in-person at their local voter registration office or vote absentee by mail. To vote absentee, registered voters m...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia Coming to James City County in May 2019

IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia logo

James City County is pleased to announce that it will host IRONMAN® 70.3® Virginia on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The event will be hosted at Chickahominy Riverfront Park (CRP) and will use the same triathlon course as REV3 Williamsburg in previous years. This c...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Fall/Winter Activity Brochure Available!

Destinatioin Recreation Promo 2018

Parks & Recreation invites you to a great season of activities, classes, programs and events for all ages and abilities!  The Fall 2018/Winter 2019 edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department’s offeri...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours Launch Partnership with The Original Ghost Tour

Haunted River Cruise

James City County is pleased to announce that Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours has launched a new partnership with The Original Ghost Tour. The two companies will work together to offer The Haunted River Cruise of Jamestown Island.Climb aboard the only rive...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Police Provide Autism Awareness Stickers and Magnets to Local Families

Autism magnet

James City County Police Department has a long standing history of working in partnership with all of the citizens we serve. Susan Reese, the mother of a young man with autism recently expressed concern to Officer Ben Woodhouse about how her son, Paul, ma...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 18, 2018

James RiverFest is Sept. 29

James Riverfest logo_NewsFlash

Join us for the family-oriented and environmentally focused James RiverFest, an event celebrating and building advocacy for the James River. The James River is a major tributary to the Chesapeake Bay, known for its environmental and cultural significance ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Be A Kid Again Camp

Kid Again Camp 2

Whether you’re a retiree or a parent whose children are back in school, this camp is designed for you! James City County Parks & Recreation is offering a fun-filled “Be a Kid Again” camp for ages 18+, Monday-Thursday, Oct. 8-11, 9 a.m. to noo...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Parks & Recreation Customer Satisfaction Survey

Customer Service Survey

James City County Parks & Recreation strives to provide outstanding programs, parks, facilities and customer service. Please take a moment to complete our biannual Customer Satisfaction Survey and let us know how we're doing! This survey is to gauge a...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Want to Help After Hurricane Florence?

Florence Satellite

Strongly consider donating cash instead of clothing or food. According to the Center for International Disasters:

  • Professional relief agencies use monetary contributions to purchase exactly and specifically what the disaster victims need.
  • Money is easy to t...
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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Notice of Special Meeting James City County Planning Commission

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The James City County Planning Commission will hold a special meeting on Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in the County Government Center Board Room, 101-F Mounts Bay Rd., to consider the following:

  • SUP-18-0023. USA Waste of Virginia Borrow Pit Renewal SUP-18-0011.&n...
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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2018

What Happened at the Sep. 11 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

EnvirothonTeam

Presentations  

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News Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Treasurer’s Office Contracts with Virginia Auction Company

Door to Tresurer and Commissioner of the Revenue

The James City County Treasurer’s Office has recently contracted with Virginia Auction Company to assist with the collection of delinquent personal property taxes. Va. Auction Company works with local governments using license plate readers to locate vehi...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Pitch Perfect Events Return in Preparation for Start Peninsula

Pitch Perfect

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that Pitch Perfect events will return in preparation for the November event. Pitch Perfect events provide training on how to effectively pitch your idea in 90 seconds while including the necessary elements and delive...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2018

JCC TV Wins Five Awards in National Competition

NATOA awards for web

The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) recently awarded James City County with five awards at their annual Government Programming Awards (GPA) ceremony in Philadelphia, PA. Awards won and categories (with links to vid...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Tourism Revenue Continues to Grow in James City County

Tourism Growth Graph

Tourism revenue for James City County reached $431.9 million in 2017, a 3.6% change over 2016. Local tourism-related taxes were $17.8 million, a 1.8% increase over 2016. All data was received by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) from U.S. Travel Asso...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2018

The Flipping Flea Opens

The Flipping Flea

James City County is pleased to announce that The Flipping Flea held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their space at 6927 Richmond Road. The new business has 4,300 square feet of indoor flea market and specialty shops. The Flipping Flea has more tha...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2018

September Events

September Flash

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for September/October classes is open until Sept. 7. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center an...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2018

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 September and October. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwe...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Newport News for Annual Event

Start Peninsula logo

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return this November for its seventh annual event. It has been held in different Peninsula localities since 2012, and will take place this year in Newport News. The event will be held Nov. 2-4 at the App...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Clean Water Heritage Grant Opens for Applications

Clean Water Grant

James City County Stormwater and Resource Protection has opened the Clean Water Heritage Grant to applicants.The Grant provides cost-share funding to homeowner associations, communities, contractors, businesses, and individuals who own stormwater infrastr...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Real Estate Committee Sets Meeting Dates

County logo James City County Virginia Jamestown 1607

The Real Estate Committee of the Economic Development Authority has determined their meeting dates for the rest of the 2018 calendar. The Committee reserves the right to modify this schedule as necessary. The dates and times are outlined below:

  • Thursday, J...
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News Releases

News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2018

Capital Color Ride on Oct. 6

Capital Color Ride Flash_2018

You’ve heard of The Color Run™, but how about a color ride? Join Parks & Recreation on Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. for the Capital Color Ride and add a little color to your bike ride along a 15-mile stretch (choose your ride option) of t...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 20, 2018

IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia Coming to James City County in May 2019

IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia logo

James City County is pleased to announce that it will host IRONMAN® 70.3® Virginia on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The event will be hosted at Chickahominy Riverfront Park (CRP) and will use the same triathlon course as REV3 Williamsburg in previous years. This c...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Fall/Winter Activity Brochure Available!

Destinatioin Recreation Promo 2018

Parks & Recreation invites you to a great season of activities, classes, programs and events for all ages and abilities!  The Fall 2018/Winter 2019 edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department’s offeri...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 18, 2018

James RiverFest is Sept. 29

James Riverfest logo_NewsFlash

Join us for the family-oriented and environmentally focused James RiverFest, an event celebrating and building advocacy for the James River. The James River is a major tributary to the Chesapeake Bay, known for its environmental and cultural significance ...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Be A Kid Again Camp

Kid Again Camp 2

Whether you’re a retiree or a parent whose children are back in school, this camp is designed for you! James City County Parks & Recreation is offering a fun-filled “Be a Kid Again” camp for ages 18+, Monday-Thursday, Oct. 8-11, 9 a.m. to noo...

Read on...

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Parks & Recreation Customer Satisfaction Survey

Customer Service Survey

James City County Parks & Recreation strives to provide outstanding programs, parks, facilities and customer service. Please take a moment to complete our biannual Customer Satisfaction Survey and let us know how we're doing! This survey is to gauge a...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 29, 2018

September Events

September Flash

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for September/October classes is open until Sept. 7. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center an...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: September 12, 2018

Notice of Special Meeting James City County Planning Commission

James City County, Virginia

The James City County Planning Commission will hold a special meeting on Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in the County Government Center Board Room, 101-F Mounts Bay Rd., to consider the following:

  • SUP-18-0023. USA Waste of Virginia Borrow Pit Renewal SUP-18-0011.&n...
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Planning

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2018

Police Provide Autism Awareness Stickers and Magnets to Local Families

Autism magnet

James City County Police Department has a long standing history of working in partnership with all of the citizens we serve. Susan Reese, the mother of a young man with autism recently expressed concern to Officer Ben Woodhouse about how her son, Paul, ma...

Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: August 23, 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 September and October. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwe...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 9, 2018

The Watch Dial by JCCPD

The Watch Dial

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: July 3, 2018

2017 Annual Report

Law Enforcement Center

The mission of the James City County Police Department is to perform our duties and fulfill our responsibilities of enforcing the law, preserving the peace, and providing police services so that it improves the quality of life for all citizens within our ...

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Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2018

Halloween Events This Fall

Halloween

If Halloween is your favorite holiday, make sure to check out these events to get in the spirit.

Boo Bash at the Beach

Enjoy a day at the beach with a Halloween twist on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 1-4 p.m. at the Boo Bash at the Beach at Jamestown Beach Event P...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: September 7, 2018

September is Virginia Spirits Month

8 Shires Colonial Distillery

September is Virginia Spirits Month. Virginia is the birthplace of American spirits and there are numerous distilleries throughout the state that produce spirits including 8 Shires Coloniale Distillery.Formerly, the Williamsburg Distillery, 8 Shires Colon...

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Tourism Blog

News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2018

Williamsburg Winery Builds Veranda and Terrace

Williamsburg Winery Veranda

James City County is pleased to announce that the Williamsburg Winery is building a two-level veranda and terrace overlooking the vineyards. This new veranda and terrace will be open to the public later this fall. The purpose of this new facility is to of...

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Tourism News
Posted on: September 20, 2018

IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia Coming to James City County in May 2019

IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia logo

James City County is pleased to announce that it will host IRONMAN® 70.3® Virginia on Sunday, May 5, 2019. The event will be hosted at Chickahominy Riverfront Park (CRP) and will use the same triathlon course as REV3 Williamsburg in previous years. This c...

Read on...

Tourism News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours Launch Partnership with The Original Ghost Tour

Haunted River Cruise

James City County is pleased to announce that Jamestown Discovery Boat Tours has launched a new partnership with The Original Ghost Tour. The two companies will work together to offer The Haunted River Cruise of Jamestown Island.Climb aboard the only rive...

Read on...

Tourism News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

The Flipping Flea Opens

The Flipping Flea

James City County is pleased to announce that The Flipping Flea held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their space at 6927 Richmond Road. The new business has 4,300 square feet of indoor flea market and specialty shops. The Flipping Flea has more tha...

Read on...

Tourism News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Tourism Revenue Continues to Grow in James City County

Tourism Growth Graph

Tourism revenue for James City County reached $431.9 million in 2017, a 3.6% change over 2016. Local tourism-related taxes were $17.8 million, a 1.8% increase over 2016. All data was received by the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) from U.S. Travel Asso...

Read on...

Tourism News

News Flash