Posted on: March 27, 2017

April Events

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Spring forward with Parks & Recreation - take an art class, dance the Tango, learn about the therapeutic  drum, get fit in the Centers and get outside for a wonderful array of special events!AquaticsLearn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are indiv...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

21st Annual Healthy Aging Conference

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James City County Parks & Recreation along with the Hampton Roads Coalition of Agencies is sponsoring the 21st Annual Healthy Aging Conference, “Navigating the Summit,” on Thursday, April 6, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the King of Glor...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Historical Commission Honors Local Residents who Served in WWI

Veterans Tribute Tower

The James City County Historical Commission and the Combined Veterans Organizations of Williamsburg will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into World War I on Thursday, April 6. The ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. at the Veterans ...

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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 24, 2017

Social Services Offers Foster Parent Training

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Would you or someone you know be interested in becoming a foster parent or adoptive parent in James City County? Social Services offers training that gives families the information they need to make an informed decision about whether foster care or adopti...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Canceled

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The James City County Development Review Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 29, 2017 has been canceled.

For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Board Schedules Community Meetings to Discuss Proposed Budget

Citizens attend budget meeting

Each member of the James City County’s Board of Supervisors will host a public meeting in his or her respective districts to discuss the proposed budget and get feedback from citizens.

  • April 10, 6:30 p.m. – Kevin Onizuk, Jamestown District ...
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Posted on: March 21, 2017

House Fire in Toano Displaces Family

House Fire on Woodridge Court

A home was damaged by fire today about 4:20 p.m. in the Toano Trace subdivision of James City County. Three family members, including a 3 year old and their babysitter, were at home in the 7600 block of Woodridge Court when a fire in their kitchen started...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Spring Break Camps

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James City County Parks & Recreation offers full and half day programs, camps and classes. Please note the registration deadline for all activities.  REC Connect Spring Break Camps (ages 5-10)Full day camps for ages 5-10 featuring fun trips, gam...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Clean County Commission Meeting Updates

Ironbound Park Clean Up Volunteers

In our efforts to keep James City County beautiful, the Commission has scheduled a material collection date for the Annual Countywide Spring Cleanup event on Earth Day, April 22. This event was created to encourage citizens to cleanup public common areas ...

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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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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Milling/Paving of Rt. 31 (Jamestown Road) Delayed Until March 19

VDOT Map of Jamestown Road

Due to predicted temperatures and precipitation, VDOT crews have delayed nightly milling and paving operations on Route 31 (Jamestown Road) between the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry dock and Route 199 (Humelsine Parkway) until Sunday, March 19. The work was or...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

What's on JCC TV?

JCC TV

Want to create something new this spring? Whether it’s an artistic masterpiece, a small business, or a craft project, these JCC TV shows can help you learn the basics!

The Language of Business (every day at 2 & 2:30 p.m.)

Host Greg Stoller sits down w...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Eelsnot Announces New Product, Name Change and Event

ellsnot eco-friendly performance control and lubricants

James City County is pleased to announce that Eelsnot has expanded its product line to include a new tactical lubricant. The new Eelsnot tactical lubricant is nontoxic and does not smoke or congeal from high heat created by firearms. The product can also ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

LPGA Junior Clinic “Tee” Design Contest

2017 Kingsmill Championship Tee Design Contest

James City County and Kingsmill Resort have launched the annual “Tee” Design Contest for the 2017 Kingsmill Championship. The winning design will be printed on t-shirts given to participants in the 2017 Junior Clinic on Saturday, May 2...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

20th Annual Candlelight Ceremony scheduled for March 30

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In honor of April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the 20th Annual Candlelight Ceremony will be held on March 30 from 6-7 p.m. at Warhill High School, 4615 Opportunity Way. The Ceremony is open to the public.

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Vandalism on County Trails

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James City County needs your help in protecting our parks. Vandalism along the Greensprings Interpretive Trail and Virginia Capital Trail is occurring, and we need you to report any suspicious activity you may witness. Our trails are community treasures &...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Tourism Announces Seasonal Photo Contest

Explore JCC Photo Contest

The Communications Division for James City County is pleased to announce a new seasonal photo contest. Entries will be accepted online through May 1. Both amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit entries.

Each entry must fall into one c...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

March Events

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AquaticsLearn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for March and April classes is March 8-17. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and online a...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

Burn Ban in Effect

4 p.m. Burn Ban

What is the 4 p.m. burn restriction? 

  • Open burning which is within 300 feet of woods or grass which could carry the fire to the woods is banned before 4 p.m. Otherwise permissible open air burning is only allowed between the times of 4 p.m. and midnig...
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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Parks & Recreation Master Plan Update

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James City County Parks & Recreation began the update of its Master Plan last August. The Master Plan is the Department’s most important guide for developing the programs, parks and facilities important to you and your family over the next five years ...

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