Posted on: May 27, 2017

House Fire in Raintree Subdivision

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On May 27 at approximately 6:18 p.m., units from the James City County Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire on Indian Summer Lane in the Raintree subdivision of James City County.

Crews arrived at 6:24 p.m. to find fire showing from the fr...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Parks & Recreation's June Events

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Parks & Recreation welcomes you to a great month of fun and special events!AquaticsLearn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for June classes is open May 31-June 9. Registra...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

They’re coming!

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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 around...
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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced

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 July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 1 and Oct. 6 with music from 6:30-8 p.m.

Each conce...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Star Express Market - 1st Quarter Clean Business Award Winner

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Congratulations to Star Express Market located at 9220 Old Stage Road in Toano for winning the 2017 1st Quarter Clean Business Award. The award was granted for the business’ sustainable landscaping efforts by incorporating native plants, mulchin...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Police Events in June

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There are several opportunities to get out and meet James City County Police Department in June. Also, note some upcoming traffic safety campaigns to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the roadways.

Firearm Safety Courses

Two one-session courses are ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Jolly Pond Road to temporarily close for repairs

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Beginning May 30, a portion of Jolly Pond Road will temporarily close to allow work crews to perform maintenance on the bridges over the Jolly Pond Road dam.

Work is expected to be completed and Jolly Pond Road will reopen to traffic by June 6. For more in...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Bicyclist Injured in Mountain Bike Accident

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A 22-year-old male biking enthusiast was injured when he went over the handlebars of his bike at a popular jump on the multi-use trails at Freedom Park on Sunday, May 21. The remote site was reached by firefighters and medics on foot. They carried the inj...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

County’s Outdoor Pools Open May 27

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The County’s two outdoor pools are located at Chickahominy Riverfront Park, 1350 John Tyler Highway and Upper County Park, 180 Leisure Road in Toano. The pools are open May 27 to Sept. 4. The pools are open weekends only May 27 to June 18, and then daily ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Anheuser-Busch Invests $18 Million in Local Brewery

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James City County is pleased to announce that Anheuser-Busch plans to invest $18 million in its County-based brewery. The investment will include new technology and equipment as well as installation of new labeling machines. Anheuser-Busch will invest clo...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

We Rock the Spectrum Williamsburg Celebrates Ribbon Cutting with Grand Opening on May 20

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James City County is pleased to announce that We Rock the Spectrum Williamsburg celebrated its ribbon cutting on Tuesday, May 16 at their new location at 5251 John Tyler Highway, Suite 2 in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center. We Rock the Spectrum W...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Memorial Day Closings

Memorial Day Closings

James City County government offices, facilities, libraries and courts will follow the schedule listed below on May 29 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday:

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James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Jr. Community CenterCl...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Winners of Photo Contest Announced

Photo Contest Winners

James City County is pleased to announce the four winners of the 2017 Photo Contest.

Summer:          Alisha Berkley, Little Creek Reservoir Park

Fall:               &am...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Website Earns National Achievement Award

NACo 2017 Achievement Award Winner

James City County’s website has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.

NACo recognized the Cou...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Police to Host Shred-A-Thon

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According to the Department of Justice, an estimated 17.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2014. One of the most successful ways of preventing identity theft is by shredding documents that contain personal information thieves use. Join ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Historical Commission Seeks New Members

Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the US entry into World War I

The James City County Historical Commission is currently seeking applications for new members. Interested County residents and residents of adjacent localities can submit an application to serve. Applications are considered on a rolling basis and members ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

May Events with Parks and Recreation

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Learn to swim, stretch for yoga, defend in RAD, dig deep with archaeology, splash at the outdoor pools, peddle through the past plus catch a flick, sing a song and enjoy family and friends at our special events!

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Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Personal Property and Real Estate Tax Bills Due June 5

Calendar for June 5 2017

James City County Personal Property and Real Estate tax bills have been mailed and are due Monday, June 5, 2017. If you did not receive your tax bill, call the Treasurer’s Office at 757-253-6705. Taxes are still due even if you did not receive the bill.

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Freedom Park Trail Wins 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

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James City County Parks & Recreation’s Freedom Park Multiuse Trail has received the Governor’s Environmental Excellence gold medal award for implementation of the 2013 Virginia Outdoors Plan. This is the second time an award has be...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Amy Jordan Named Director of Economic Development

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County Administrator, Bryan Hill, has announced Amy Jordan as the County’s Economic Development Director effective April 17. Jordan previously served as the City of Hampton’s Redevelopment Manager in the Department of Economic Development.

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Police to Host Firearm Safety Courses

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

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