Posted on: May 31, 2017

IPV Uncovered Series: Webisode #5 Now Available

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An original series created by the Project Coordinator (Dr. Shakira Munden)  and  produced by Colonial Community Corrections Criminal Justice Planner (Mr. Jack Fitzpatrick), the webisode entitled "Sarah’s Voice" is int...

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Sarah's Voice Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Avalon Youth Services (AYS) Now Available

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The Avalon Center now offers direct youth services including counseling, violence prevention, advocacy, and healthy relationships leadership training, monitored custody exchange, and more for communities within the Ninth District Court area.

Their programs...

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AYS Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Avalon Works to Break the Cycle of Abuse

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That night, something felt different. She had been in the relationship for four years, and the abuse started after about a year. It started slowly, she said, with verbal jabs. He apologized, she forgave. They broke up, they got back together. She knew she...

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Avalon 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: July 13, 2017

Keep Virginia Beautiful Awards $1,000 to Keep James City County Beautiful

KVB 30 in 30 Grant Award

Statewide non-profit Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) launched their 7th annual "30 Grants in 30 Days" campaign earlier this spring and invited government, non-profit, civic, and service organizations in Virginia to apply for grants for $500 to $2,...

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Additional Info... Conservation
Posted on: July 11, 2017

"Keep James City County Beautiful"

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The James City Clean County Commission has become a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate.  Over the course of this past year several steps were taken to complete the affiliation process and learn more about the issues of litter, recycling and greenin...

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Additional Info... Conservation
Posted on: December 8, 2016

Landscaping tips

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Experts in lawn and garden care, our Water Smart Partners, are actively assisting government staff to encourage citizens landscaping to be smart in watering techniques and plant selection. Here are some outdoor conservation tips:

  • Check for leaks in pipes, ...
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Conservation

Posted on: July 17, 2017

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is Now Open in Settler’s Market

MOOYAH

James City County is pleased to announce that MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is now open in Settler’s Market at 4640 Casey Boulevard, Suite K 140. MOOYAH offers customizable burgers including beef burgers, turkey burgers and a black bean veg...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Brookstone is Now Open at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets

Brookstone

James City County is pleased to announce Brookstone is now open at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The store is located near Ann Taylor and next to Carter’s in the space formerly occupied by Stride Rite. Brookstone is a nationwide specialty re...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 27, 2017

Understanding Food Trucks in James City County

Food trucks

Regulations regarding food trucks, also known as mobile food vending vehicles, were approved by the James City County Board of Supervisors in November and December of 2016.  All regulations are available in Article II Sec. 24-49 of the Code of Ja...

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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
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Billsburg Brewery, Inc. to Open Brewery at Marina

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On Aug. 2, the James City County Economic Development Authority entered into an agreement with Billsburg Brewery, Inc. to sublease the top floor of the building at the James City County Marina and adjacent property located at 2054 Jamestown Road.

Billsburg...

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Economic Development

Posted on: March 20, 2017

8231 Richmond Road, Toano, VA

8231 Richmond Road

Property features a 7,500 square foot metal building with brick veneer on two acres zoned A-1 with a special-use permit that was approved in 2009. Building has 25’ ceilings. The building has 2 dock doors at the rear of the building: 13&rsquo...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

3601 La Grange Parkway

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Property Features

Less than a mile from Interstate 64, Exit 227. Situated in a planned ±80,000 SF manufacturing/ distribution facility within the Stonehouse Commerce Park. The ± 229 Acre Stonehouse Commerce Park is located in upper James City County and is...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

137 Industrial Boulevard

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Located in the Jacobs Industrial Park, this build-to-suit site is located on 13 acres, with available buildable capacity between 10,000 square feet and 150,000 square feet. Jacobs Industrial Park is located on SR-60, approximately 5 minutes drive time to ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

1720 Endeavor Drive

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Site features a 51,000 square foot industrial/warehouse facility located on approximately 13 acres in the James River Commerce Center. Additional features include approximately 1-acre of fenced in outside storage and 3-phase power. Site capable of approxi...

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More Sites & Buildings Featured Properties
Posted on: April 28, 2016

9475 Fieldstone Parkway

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A build-to-suit opportunity, the 47-acre site is located within the Stonehouse Commerce Center, midway between Richmond and Hampton Roads markets. Visible from Interstate 64, the site is located approximately 2 miles from the nearest interstate interchang...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

James River Commerce Center Virtual Building

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Construction Type 2C, noncombustible, unprotected. 8' decorative masonry abuse wall around building perimeter. 48-inch dock high rear elevation, 3 dock doors and 1 drive-in door. Multiple dock doors can be located anywhere along the rear of the building. ...

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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...

Additional Info... Fire Department
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...

Fire Department
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

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

Posted on: July 10, 2017

Herbert Gene Dorman Jr.

Most Wanted Herbert G Dorman

Fraud - Failure to Perform Construction (Felony)If you have any information that might help police locate Dorman, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to the Cri...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Keith Wayne Hilliard

Most Wanted: Keith Wayne Hilliard

Probation Violation (Original charge: Unlawful wounding)

If you have any information that might help police locate Hilliard, please call/text 757-253-1800 or email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Sibylla Hope Coles

Most Wanted - Sibylla Hope Coles

Possession of Schedule I, II Controlled Substance (Felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Davis, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers t...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Ramond Lamont James

Ramond Lamont James

Fail to Appear for Original Charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I/II Drug

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Bruce Wayne Harris Jr.

Bruce Wayne Harris Jr

Probation Violation (Felony) for Original Charge of Sex Offense and Fail to Register as a Violent Sex Offender, 2nd offense.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Kreetay Lamour Briggs

Most Wanted: Keetay Lamour Briggs

Fail to Appear for original charge of Credit Card Theft

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Wesley Keith Posey

Wesley Keith Posey

Probation Violation from a Burglary Conviction (Felony)

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Jarius Christopher Wallace

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Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute (Felony) (2 counts)

Possession of a Gun While Selling Drugs

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Cleveland M. McClaine III

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Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony).


 If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Donald Conklin McGuire

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Capias - Abscond from Probation Supervision. If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Karl Scott Knoyer

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Contempt of Court (2 charges) Abscond from Probation Supervision If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

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Credit Card Theft – Felony Credit Card Fraud - Felony Grand Larceny – Felony Capias Fail to Appear If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Shaun David Brown

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Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Larry Earl Batts

Larry Earl Batts

Aggravated Sexual Battery, Revocation of Suspended Sentence. If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Heat Advisory in Effect Friday, July 21

Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Friday, July 21 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Heat Index values will be between 105-109 degrees with the high heat index peaking in the afternoon hours. If people are in need of a cool place to go to get o...

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Learn more about heat safety tips. News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Virginia Capital Trail Resurfacing Improvement Project to Begin

Resurfacing Project Trail Closures in Effect July 24 Through September 8, 2017

A project to restore and improve the pavement conditions on the pedestrian and bicycle shared-use path of the Virginia Capital Trail is scheduled to begin construction the week of July 24, 2017. The maintenance and resurfacing of this path will ensure tha...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Powhatan Creek Trail to Host 5K Run/Walk

Powhatan Creek Flash

A 5K Run/Walk will be held along the Powhatan Creek Trail on Saturday, July 22, between 6-11 a.m. The trail will remain open to the public during the event. For more information about the race, check out http://crronline.blogspot.com/2017/07/powhatan-trai...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Stormwater Management Workshop Scheduled

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Mark your calendars! James City County is offering a stormwater management workshop to provide an overview of stormwater drainage systems and best management practices (BMPs).

The workshop covers:

  • The importance of properly working BMPs and drainage facilit...
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News Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Full Ramp and Road Closures Scheduled Overnight for I-64 Widening Project

VDOT Virginia Department of Transportation

Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps and streets to perform construction activities on the first and second segments of the I-64 Widening Project:

  • Segment I:
    • Full-ramp closures on I-64 and For...
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News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Keep Virginia Beautiful Awards $1,000 to Keep James City County Beautiful

KVB 30 in 30 Grant Award

Statewide non-profit Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) launched their 7th annual "30 Grants in 30 Days" campaign earlier this spring and invited government, non-profit, civic, and service organizations in Virginia to apply for grants for $500 to $2,...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Abram Frink Community Center; Gym Closure Extended

Center News Flash

Abram Frink Community Center gym temporarily closed for
maintenance
The closure of the basketball courts at the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center gym has been extended. Additional work and painting is needed on the gym floor as well as an extended drying t...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2017

"Keep James City County Beautiful"

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The James City Clean County Commission has become a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate. Over the course of this past year several steps were taken to complete the affiliation process and learn more about the issues of litter, recycling and greening througho...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Continues

Jamestown Jams

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, now called Jamestown Jams, is returning for the second year. Come and enjoy free live music on Aug. 4, Sept. 1 and Oct. 6 with music from 6:30-8 p.m.

Each concert will ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2017

New and Improved JCC Alert Notification System Announced

JCC Alert web page

On July 6, James City County switched to a new mass notification system for JCC Alert. The Everbridge system provides more options for weather alerts and has an easier user interface. 

If you have previously registered to receive JCC Alert message...

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JCC Alert News Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Neighborhoods Invited to Join Police for National Night Out

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On Aug. 1, James City County neighborhoods are invited to join forces with Police and more than 16,000 communities nationwide for the 34th Annual National Night Out.

National Night Out heightens crime and drug prevention awareness; generates support for lo...

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For more information about National Night Out News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Parks and Recreation Schedules July Events

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July Events Play is vital to our mental wellbeing, physical health and personal interactions - take a class and learn a new skill, meet your friends on our many playgrounds and at special events and visit our recreation centers to get fit and sta...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2017

They’re coming!

No mosquitoes

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 in and ar...
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News Releases

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Powhatan Creek Trail to Host 5K Run/Walk

Powhatan Creek Flash

A 5K Run/Walk will be held along the Powhatan Creek Trail on Saturday, July 22, between 6-11 a.m. The trail will remain open to the public during the event. For more information about the race, check out http://crronline.blogspot.com/2017/07/powhatan-trai...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Abram Frink Community Center; Gym Closure Extended

Center News Flash

Abram Frink Community Center gym temporarily closed for maintenanceThe closure of the basketball courts at the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center gym has been extended. Additional work and painting is needed on the gym floor as well as an extended drying ti...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Park Store Extends Operating Hours

Little Creek News Flash (2)

The Park Store at Little Creek Reservoir Park has new summer operating hours – open seven days week! Through October, the store is open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to sunset and Saturday-Sunday from 6 a.m.-sunset. The park...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 29, 2017

July Events

July Flash-06

July Events Play is vital to our mental wellbeing, physical health and personal interactions - take a class and learn a new skill, meet your friends on our many playgrounds and at special events and visit our recreation centers to get fit and sta...

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Parks & Recreation

Posted on: July 3, 2017

Neighborhoods Invited to Join Police for National Night Out

McGruff in Police monster truck

On Aug. 1, James City County neighborhoods are invited to join forces with Police and more than 16,000 communities nationwide for the 34th Annual National Night Out.

National Night Out heightens crime and drug prevention awareness; generates support for lo...

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For more information about National Night Out Police Department
Posted on: July 1, 2017

Police Events in July

Kids with McGruff

Take your kids out to meet Police next week. Also, note some tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe.

Coloring with a Cop

July 5, 11 a.m.-noon at Barnes and Noble, 5101 Main Street. 

Bring your kids to Coloring with a Cop to spend some qualit...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 16, 2017

The Watch Dial by JCCPD

The Watch Dial newsletter

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.Click to enlarge.

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The Watch Dial Police Department

Posted on: July 7, 2017

First Assembly Day Commemoration is July 30

First Assembly

On July 30, enjoy special programming for the First Assembly Day Commemoration inside the Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center Theater. Programming is included in the cost of general admission.

Living history interpreters will reflect on the significance of ...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: July 1, 2017

July is Ice Cream Month

Ice Cream Month

James City County is home to a variety of locations that have frozen treats. For a complete listing of all restaurants, visit our dining guide.

Whether you want a cup of ice cream, a frozen yogurt or a frozen treat of another kind, find some options for de...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Events in July

July events

Fireworks Spectacular at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens® celebrates our independence, July 3 and 4. This event inspires park-goers through fireworks and moving original soundscapes. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Event is included with park admissi...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Toby’s Dog House is Now Open

Toby's Dog House

Toby’s Dog House is now open in the former Carrot Tree Kitchens building at 1782 Jamestown Road. The new restaurant is owned by Glenn and Debi Helseth, who also own and operate Carrot Tree Kitchens. The restaurant is named after their late Corgi, Toby and...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Where Can You Find Paddle Recreation?

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Have you ever tried paddle sports? Paddle sports include canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boards. James City County has lots of options for trying a paddle sport with some assistance and there are also multiple locations where paddle craft can be re...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Get Moving in 2017

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Over the last several years, there has been a rise in athletic events and competitive athletics in JCC. If your New Year’s Resolution was to get moving and be more active, check out these athletic events in 2017.

Feb. 4 – Toano ...

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Tourism Blog

Posted on: July 20, 2017

Virginia Capital Trail Resurfacing Improvement Project to Begin

Resurfacing Project Trail Closures in Effect July 24 Through September 8, 2017

A project to restore and improve the pavement conditions on the pedestrian and bicycle shared-use path of the Virginia Capital Trail is scheduled to begin construction the week of July 24, 2017. The maintenance and resurfacing of this path will ensure tha...

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Tourism News
Posted on: July 17, 2017

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is Now Open in Settler’s Market

MOOYAH

James City County is pleased to announce that MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is now open in Settler’s Market at 4640 Casey Boulevard, Suite K 140. MOOYAH offers customizable burgers including beef burgers, turkey burgers and a black bean veggie burger...

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Tourism News
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Brookstone is Now Open at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets

Brookstone

James City County is pleased to announce Brookstone is now open at the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The store is located near Ann Taylor and next to Carter’s in the space formerly occupied by Stride Rite. Brookstone is a nationwide specialty retailer off...

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Tourism News
Posted on: January 5, 2017

17 Things To Look Forward To In 2017

17 things in 2017

With each new year, there are new things to look forward to and the things happening in James City County are no exception.

Here are 17 things we are looking forward to for 2017:

  1. The anticipated opening of Billsburg Brewery at the James City County Marina w...
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Tourism News

Posted on: July 17, 2017

Need Weekend Plans?

July 21

Enjoy a three day horror based event, Scares that Care Weekend on Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23, complete with fun activities, exciting celebrity guests and a spooky good time! Best of all - all proceeds raised from this event will go to help fa...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: July 10, 2017

What Will You Do This Weekend?

July 14

Did you know that Charly’s Airport Restaurant is now open on Fridays from 5-8:30 p.m. for Friday Night Flights featuring live music on the patio and specials? It’s a fun, easy way to cap off a busy week. Plus, everyone deserves a slice...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: July 3, 2017

How Will You Spend Your Weekend?

July 7, 2017

Summer concerts return to Jamestown Beach Event Park on Friday, July 7 with Jamestown Jams. The concert will feature Affirmative Groove, who will play a selection of music from the 70s. Affirmative Groove is a high-energy, 8-piece party band hailing from ...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: June 26, 2017

What's Happening This Weekend?

June 30

Did you know there’s a new DIY Workshop in town? Located at 1208 Jamestown Road, DIY Workshop provides a variety of DIY projects including signs for kids, teens and adult. On Friday, June 30 from 6-9 p.m., they will offer their “welcom...

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Tourism Top 10