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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

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News Flash

Posted on: March 12, 2019

Go-Karts Plus Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Go-Karts Plus

Go-Karts Plus will open for its 2019 season on Friday, March 22 at 5 p.m. This is the 30th anniversary of Go-Karts Plus being in operation in James City County. Go-Karts Plus is located at 6910 Richmond Road on eight acres and is much more than just go-ka...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Billsburg Brewery Will Brew Beer in Remembrance of State Trooper Chad Dermyer

Billsburg Brewery logo

Billsburg Brewery (Billsburg) is proud to announce that it will brew a new beer named 756 IPA in remembrance of State Trooper Chad P. Dermyer, whose “end of watch” was March 31, 2016. Dermyer’s wife, Michelle, will assist the...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 6, 2019

The Prescription Shoppe Opens in Courthouse Commons

The Prescription Shoppe logo

James City County is pleased to announce that The Prescription Shoppe is now open at 5223 Monticello Avenue, Suite C in the Courthouse Commons Shopping Center. The Prescription Shoppe is a locally owned and independently operated full-service pharmacy tha...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 1, 2019

The Ivy Trellis Opens in New Town Williamsburg

The Ivy Trellis sign

James City County is pleased to announce that The Ivy Trellis is now open at their new location at 5104 Main Street in New Town Williamsburg. The Ivy Trellis is a Southern boutique specializing in custom interiors and gifts. The Ivy Trellis is open Monday...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 28, 2019

The Drying Co./ThermalTec in Toano Named to Top 25 Insulation Contractors List

The Drying Co./ThermalTec logo

James City County is pleased to announce that The Drying Co./ThermalTec has been named one of the top 25 insulation contractors in the nation by Walls & Ceilings magazine for the second year in a row. The top 25 were compiled, reviewed and de...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Home-Based Business Conference on April 12

Home-based business conference flyer

The fourth annual Home-Based Business Resource Fair & Conference is on Friday, April 12 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center at 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666. This unique event features a resource fair wi...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 11, 2019

EDA Real Estate Committee Approves 2019 Meeting Calendar

EDA Real Estate Committee logo

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County’s Real Estate Committee has approved its 2019 meeting calendar. The meeting will occur on the first Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. beginning on Feb. 7. The meetings will be held ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 9, 2019

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: 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

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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: 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: March 13, 2019

Jazmyn Elizabeth Johnson

Jazmyn Elizabeth Johnson

Jazmyn Elizabeth Johnson: last known address is Lafayette Boulevard, James City County, VA. Johnson’s date of birth is Sept. 12, 1992. Johnson is 5’4” and 194 lbs. Johnson has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County General District Cour...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Shontay Andrea Wallace

shontay andrea wallace

Shontay Andrea Wallace: last known address is Forest Glen Drive, James City County, VA. Wallace’s date of birth is Feb. 28, 1983. Wallace is 5’7” and 175 lbs. Wallace has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for Probatio...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Robert Lee Graham, Jr.

robert lee graham jr.

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 Capias’ from Williamsburg-James City County General District Court for...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Larry Earl Batts

larry batts

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

michelle marie roush

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

Rodney Johnson (AKA: Rodney Dushack)

Rodney Johnson

Rodney Johnson (AKA: Rodney Dushack): last known address Mooretown Road, James City County, VA. Johnson's date of birth is May 26, 1968. He is 6’8”. Johnson is wanted on charges of aggravated assault by strangulation and felony assault...

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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's date of birth is July 18, 1976. He is 5’5” and 140 lbs. Ashby is wanted on two charges of distribution of cocaine.

Media Contact:Stephanie Williams, Police Spokesperson757-25...

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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

chad gallup acee

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: May 9, 2018

Kevin Lamark Jackson

kevin lamark jackson

Kevin Lamark Jackson: last known address is Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA. Jackson's date of birth is May 28, 1975. He is 5’5” and 170 lbs. Jackson has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County General District Court...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Karl Scott Knoyer, Jr.

karl scott knoyer

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 26, 2018

Corey Delmont Bryant, Sr.

corey delmont bryant sr.

Corey Delmont Bryant, Sr.: last known address Capital Landing Road, Williamsburg, VA. Bryant, Sr.'s date of birth is Jan. 26, 1971. He is 5’10” and 210 lbs. Bryant, Sr. is wanted on charges of credit card theft and unauthorized use of ...

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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' 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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Most Wanted

News Flash

Posted on: March 22, 2019

Charges Pending Following Discovery of Two Explosive Devices

Fire Department

James City County Fire and Police discovered two explosive devices, one complete and one incomplete, in the trunk of a vehicle in the Mirror Lakes subdivision on March 22. The Bomb Disposal Unit from Newport News Fire Department disarmed both devices with...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Historical Commission Meeting Scheduled for March 28

Historical Commission news flash graphic

The Historical Commission will meet on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at the Norge Depot, located next to the James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road.For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycounty...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Canceled

DRC canceled

The James City County Development Review Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 27 has been canceled.For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.Media Contact:Paul Holt, Director o...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2019

Police Seek Suspects in Shoplifting Incidents

Calvin Klein & Tommy Hilfiger shoplifting suspects

On March 11 at approximately 8:20 p.m., the pictured suspects entered the Tommy Hilfiger store, placed several items into bags they were carrying and left the store without paying. Shortly thereafter, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the same suspects entered ...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Parks and Recreation and The Williamsburg Regional Library Go To Grove

Podcast

JCC Parks and Recreation and Williamsburg Regional Library have partnered to bring books and fun to the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center in Grove. Representatives from both groups join us on the podcast this week to talk about Easter Egg Hunts, STEAM even...

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This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of Greater Williamsburg Plans 22nd Annual Candlelight Vigil

Candlelight Vigil

Please join the Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of Greater Williamsburg for our 22nd Annual Candlelight Vigil, March 28 from 6-7 p.m. at James Blair Middle School, 1118 Ironbound Road. This event honors the children whose lives have been impacted by abus...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2019

What happened at the March 12 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the March 12 Regular Meeting:

E.         PRESENTATIONS    

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News Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Police Host VIN Etching and Child Safety Seat Inspection

vin etching

James City County Police Department will host a VIN etching and child safety seat inspection on April 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the parking lot of Target located at 4630 Monticello Avenue.The VIN etching event is conducted in partnership with the Virginia Sta...

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For more information about VIN Etching News Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Parks and Recreation Announce March Events

March Flash

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for March/April classes is open until March 8. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and onli...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2019

The Prescription Shoppe Opens in Courthouse Commons

The Prescription Shoppe logo

James City County is pleased to announce that The Prescription Shoppe is now open at 5223 Monticello Avenue, Suite C in the Courthouse Commons Shopping Center. The Prescription Shoppe is a locally owned and independently operated full-service pharmacy tha...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Police Seek Public's Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Aaron Jacobson

 Aaron Jacobson was last seen at his residence in the 100 block of Old Stage Road in Toano on Feb. 12 at approximately 9 p.m. Jacobson, who is considered endangered, is 31-years-old.  If you have seen Mr. Jacobson or know his whereabouts...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Historical Commission Sponsors Student Essay Contest

Jamestown monument

The year 2019 marks the 400th anniversary of several significant events in Virginia, and especially in Jamestown. These events had profound impacts on the shaping of American society, history and government. The James City County Historical Commission is ...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Home-Based Business Conference Planned for April 12

Home-based business conference flyer

The fourth annual Home-Based Business Resource Fair & Conference is on Friday, April 12 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center at 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666. This unique event features a resource fair wi...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

Residents are reminded to protect their property by removing valuables (especially electronics, firearms, purses/wallets and shopping bags) from vehicles and always locking doors, keeping windows and doors locked at night and when not at home and keeping ...

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News Releases

News Flash

Posted on: March 5, 2019

March Events

March Flash

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for March/April classes is open until March 8. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and onli...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

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Planning

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Historical Commission Meeting Scheduled for March 28

Historical Commission news flash graphic

The Historical Commission will meet on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. at the Norge Depot, located next to the James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road.For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycounty...

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Planning
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Planning Commission Development Review Committee Meeting Canceled

DRC canceled

The James City County Development Review Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 27 has been canceled.For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.Media Contact:Paul Holt, Director o...

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Planning

News Flash

Posted on: March 20, 2019

Police Seek Suspects in Shoplifting Incidents

Calvin Klein & Tommy Hilfiger shoplifting suspects

On March 11 at approximately 8:20 p.m., the pictured suspects entered the Tommy Hilfiger store, placed several items into bags they were carrying and left the store without paying. Shortly thereafter, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the same suspects entered ...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Police Host VIN Etching and Child Safety Seat Inspection

vin etching

James City County Police Department will host a VIN etching and child safety seat inspection on April 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the parking lot of Target located at 4630 Monticello Avenue.The VIN etching event is conducted in partnership with the Virginia Sta...

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For more information about VIN Etching Police Department
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Police Seek Public's Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Aaron Jacobson

 Aaron Jacobson was last seen at his residence in the 100 block of Old Stage Road in Toano on Feb. 12 at approximately 9 p.m. Jacobson, who is considered endangered, is 31-years-old.  If you have seen Mr. Jacobson or know his whereabouts...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Police Recognized for National Night Out

National Night Out 2018 award

James City County Police Department was recently recognized by the National Association of Town Watch for its outstanding participation in 2018 National Night Out. The Department was ranked 27 out of 139 applying jurisdictions of the same size (population...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Head's Up Program

First responders police car fire engine

The Heads Up Program enables James City County residents to provide information about their pre-existing conditions to the Emergency Communications Center. This information alerts first responders about special conditions prior to their arrival in an emer...

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For more information or to sign up Police Department
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

Residents are reminded to protect their property by removing valuables (especially electronics, firearms, purses/wallets and shopping bags) from vehicles and always locking doors, keeping windows and doors locked at night and when not at home and keeping ...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Master Police Officer Brandon Frantz Recognized

Officer Brandon Frantz

Master Police Officer (MPO) Brandon Frantz was awarded the Law Enforcement Commendation Certificate and Medal by the Williamsburg Sons of the American Revolution on Nov. 2. MPO Frantz was further recognized at Eighteenth Annual Greater Hampton Roads Regio...

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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
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

News Flash

Posted on: March 13, 2019

Attractions Reopen for 2019

March 2019 calendar

After winter closures, many area attractions are springing open for another season of fun. Make sure to check out our insider tips for each of these attractions and events.

  • The Williamsburg Winery Run Club resumes on Thursday, March 14 and the Williamsburg...
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Tourism Blog

News Flash

Posted on: March 12, 2019

Go-Karts Plus Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Go-Karts Plus

Go-Karts Plus will open for its 2019 season on Friday, March 22 at 5 p.m. This is the 30th anniversary of Go-Karts Plus being in operation in James City County. Go-Karts Plus is located at 6910 Richmond Road on eight acres and is much more than just go-ka...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Billsburg Brewery Will Brew Beer in Remembrance of State Trooper Chad Dermyer

Billsburg Brewery logo

Billsburg Brewery (Billsburg) is proud to announce that it will brew a new beer named 756 IPA in remembrance of State Trooper Chad P. Dermyer, whose “end of watch” was March 31, 2016. Dermyer’s wife, Michelle, will assist the Billsburg team brew the new I...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Billsburg Brewery Hosts Brand New Event

Pilsner Invitational logo

Billsburg Brewery (Billsburg) is hosting the first Pilsner Invitational on Saturday, April 6 from 1-5 p.m. at its brewery located at 2054 Jamestown Road. Sixteen breweries will be participating in the event, which is dedicated to pilsners and the pilsner ...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

The Ivy Trellis Opens in New Town Williamsburg

The Ivy Trellis sign

James City County is pleased to announce that The Ivy Trellis is now open at their new location at 5104 Main Street in New Town Williamsburg. The Ivy Trellis is a Southern boutique specializing in custom interiors and gifts. The Ivy Trellis is open Monday...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Williamsburg Winery Wins Medals in Virginia Wineries Association Governor’s Cup® Wine Competition

Petite Fleur

The Williamsburg Winery recently announced that their Petite Fleur wine received a Gold Medal in the Virginia Wineries Association Governor’s Cup® Wine Competition. More than 500 wines were entered into this prestigious annual competitio...

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Tourism News
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Sweethaven Lavender Festival Tickets on Sale Friday, March 1

Sweethaven Lavender Farm

Sweethaven Lavender Farm of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) will begin selling tickets for their inaugural lavender festival on Friday, March 1 at 7 a.m. The Sweethaven Lavender Festival is Saturday, June 29 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Tickets will be $10 per pers...

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Tourism News
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Southern Food Festival Comes to New Town Williamsburg

Southern Food Festival logo

New Town Williamsburg is excited to welcome the Southern Food Festival by Center of the Universe (COTU) Brewing on Saturday, April 6 from noon until 5 p.m. COTU’s popular Southern Food Festival is hitting the road in 2019 and coming to Sullivan ...

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Tourism News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Fee Free Days at Historic Jamestowne

Historic Jamestowne

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

Fee Free Days

  • Saturday, April 20 in honor of the first day of National Park Week and National Junior Ranger Day
  • Sunday, Aug. 25 in h...
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Tourism News

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