News Flash

Posted on: November 1, 2019

Domestic Violence & the Holiday Season

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence logo

There's been great discussion as to whether there is a correlation between intimate partner violence (IPV) crimes (ex. domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault) and the holiday season. In truth, these types of crimes don't increase or decrease duri...

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Holiday Toolbox Colonial Community Corrections
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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 15, 2019

Bryant Contracting, Inc. Receives 2019 Captain John Smith Award

Staff from Bryant Contracting, Inc.

The James City County (JCC) Board of Supervisors and Economic Development Authority recognized Bryant Contracting, Inc. (Bryant) as this year’s recipient of the Captain John Smith Award during the 26th annual Celebration of Business. Th...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 13, 2019

County Businesses Win Awards at CultureFix VA’s ChowderFest

McClure-Kennedy receiving awards

Two County businesses received awards at CultureFix VA’s ChowderFest on Friday, Nov. 8. FoodaTude..Food with Attitude (FoodaTude) and the Williamsburg Winery both received awards for their chowder entries. Kennedy received the “Judge&a...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Winners Announced for Start Peninsula

Start Peninsula winners 2019

Following another unforgettable weekend of entrepreneurship, networking and strategizing, Start Peninsula is pleased to announce its three winners for 2019:

  • Atlas Quick-Clip – An attachment for the magazine of a firearm that relieves the spring t...
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Economic Development
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Billsburg Brewery Offers Canned Beer for First Time

Canning process line at Billsburg Brewery

James City County is pleased to announce that Billsburg Brewery, located at 2054 Jamestown Road at the James City County Marina, has canned their beer for the first time. Billsburg Brewery worked with a third-party to can nearly 300 cases of three Billsbu...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Featured Property: 1709 Endeavor Drive in the James River Commerce Center

1709 Endeavor Drive building

Property includes 70,000 square feet (SF) in a single story industrial facility located on 5.61 acres of land. Property is located in the James River Commerce Center on Route 60. This property is zoned as M-2 and was built in 2007.

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Axe Republic Opens in New Town Williamsburg

Axe Republic logo

James City County is pleased to announce that Axe Republic has opened at 4919 Courthouse Street in New Town Williamsburg. Axe Republic is an entertainment axe throwing venue that hosts individuals, groups and leagues. Axe Republic is owned by Nikki Monter...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Christopher Johnson Named Director of Economic Development

Christopher Johnson

Christopher Johnson has been promoted to the County’s Director of Economic Development. Johnson has been with the County for more than 10 years in multiple roles and departments. Most recently, Johnson served as Interim Director of Economic Development si...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Home-Based Business Conference Returns for 2020

Home-Based Business Conference 2020

The Greater Peninsula Economic Development partners are pleased to announce that the 5th annual Home-Based Business Conference will return on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, located at 600 But...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 2, 2019

New Opportunity for County Businesses

Be a featured business

Economic Development is pleased to announce a new initiative to feature County-based businesses in its communications and outreach. Businesses located in James City County are invited to complete an online survey. Submissions will be used to curate conten...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 2, 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

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: November 18, 2019

Miroslaw Zygmunt Pers

Miroslaw Z Pers

Miroslaw Zygmunt Pers: last known address is Waller Mill Road, York County, VA. Pers’ date of birth is Feb. 17, 1960. He is 6’ and 185 lbs. There are three outstanding warrants for Pers for reckless driving, driving after forfeiture of license and felony ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Olivia Norman (AKA Olivia Rubalcaba, Olivia Rubalcava)

Olivia Norman

Olivia Norman (AKA Olivia Rubalcaba, Olivia Rubalcava): last known address is Delmar Lane, Newport News, VA. Norman’s date of birth is Aug. 11, 1980. She is 5’ and 145 lbs. There are three outstanding warrants for Norman for embezzlement, credit card frau...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Tirone Lavelle Lunkins

Tirone Lavelle Lunkins

Tirone Lavelle Lunkins: last known address is Worster Avenue, Hampton, VA. Lunkins’ date of birth is Sept. 19, 1994. He is 5’11” and 200 lbs. There are four outstanding felony warrants for Lunkins for robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felon...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Alexander Xavier Berkley

Alexander Berkley

Alexander Xavier Berkley: last known addresses are Jordan Drive, Hampton and/or Bypass Road, York County. Berkley’s date of birth is May 13, 1991. He is 6’2” and 195 lbs. There are four outstanding warrants for Berkley for domestic assault (2 counts), abd...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Keith Minkins

Keith Minkins

Keith Minkins: last known address is Railroad Street, James City County, VA. Minkins’ date of birth is April 24, 1959. He is 5’9”. There is an outstanding Capias out of Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for Minkins for a felony probation violat...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Kelvin Kitchen

Kelvin Kitchen

Kelvin Kitchen: last known address is 29th Street, Newport News, VA. Kitchen’s date of birth is Dec. 23, 1962. He is 5’7” and 200 lbs. There are two outstanding felony warrants for Kitchen for forgery and uttering.

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Most Wanted
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Chad Roty Crandall

Chad Roty Crandall

Chad Roty Crandall: last known address is Hiawatha Drive in Virginia Beach or Whaleyville Boulevard in Suffolk. Crandall’s date of birth is Nov. 9, 1965. He is 6’2” and 203 lbs. There are three outstanding warrants for Crandall for abduction, assault and ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod

Jessica Ann Williams McLeod: last known address is Bristol Circle, James City County, VA. McLeod’s date of birth is June 12, 1985. McLeod is 5’5” and 130 lbs. There is an outstanding felony warrant for McLeod for fraud to gain public assistance. There is ...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Jackie Wayne Davis, Jr.

Jackie Wayne Davis, Jr.

Jackie (Jack) Wayne Davis, Jr.: last known address is E. Ocean View, Norfolk, VA. Davis, Jr. may also have ties to North Carolina and Tennessee. Davis, Jr. is 6’ and 254 lbs. Davis, Jr. may be operating a 2010 Dodge 4 door sedan. There is an outstanding f...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: May 30, 2019

William Richard Collins II

William Richard Collins II

William Richard Collins II: last known address is Woodland Road, Newport News, VA. Collins’ date of birth is Dec. 6, 1977. Collins is 6’3” and 200 lbs. There are three outstanding felony warrants for Collins for credit card theft, credit card fraud and cr...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Jarius Christopher Wallace

Jarius Christopher Wallace

Jarius Christopher Wallace: last known address is Autumn East, James City County, VA, but may also be in Charlotte, NC. Wallace’s date of birth is Jan. 8, 1993. Wallace is 5’7” and 170 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias (indictment) from Williamsburg-Jam...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Ryan Kim Brown

Ryan Kim Brown

Ryan Kim Brown: last known address is Sir Gilbert Loop, James City County, VA. Brown’s date of birth is Oct. 26, 1996. Brown is 6’1” and 165 lbs. Brown has three outstanding Capiases from Williamsburg-James City County Circui...

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Most Wanted
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: 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 Capiases from Williamsburg-James City Co...

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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

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 Capiases (indictments) from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court on charges of Distribution of cocaine (2 ...

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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: 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 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: November 21, 2019

Treasurer Jenni Tomes Talks Taxes on This Week in James City County

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Jenni Tomes, the Treasurer for James City County and the City of Williamsburg joins us on the podcast this week to talk about personal property taxes, why taxpayers send their checks to Boston and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!This Wee...

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This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Police Seek Suspects in Larceny and Fraud Incidents

Suspects

On Nov. 17, between 10:15-10:45 a.m., a wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the parking lot of Target at 4630 Monticello Avenue. Between 10:50-11 a.m. the same day, the victim’s debit and credit cards were used to make multiple fraudulent purcha...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Parks & Recreation Holiday Programs

Santa Calling_Breakfast_News Flash (002)

Start the holidays with fun – two family favorite events are coming in December!Santa Calling • Free! James City County Parks & Recreation is offering families a fun night of Santa Calling on Tuesday, Dec. 10. We’re your connection for “Phone...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Holiday Closings Announced

Thanksgiving 2018-3

James City County offices, facilities, services, libraries and courts will observe the following schedule for Thanksgiving.County offices:Closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Jr. Community Center:Cl...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Avoiding Predatory Lending Workshop Scheduled

Avoiding Predatory Lending Free Workshop

There are many ways that someone could fall prey to predatory lending. James City County will host an informative workshop on Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Human Services Center, 5249 Olde Towne Road. Dana Wiggins from the Virginia Poverty Law Center will provi...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Bryant Contracting, Inc. Receives 2019 Captain John Smith Award

Staff from Bryant Contracting, Inc.

The James City County (JCC) Board of Supervisors and Economic Development Authority recognized Bryant Contracting, Inc. (Bryant) as this year’s recipient of the Captain John Smith Award during the 26th annual Celebration of Business. This award i...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Fire in Rolling Woods Displaces Homeowners

James City County Fire Department

On November 14 at 3:09 a.m., units from the James City County Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 2800 Block of Hidden Lake Drive in Rolling Woods.  Occupants were sleeping at the time of the fire and exited the home ...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2019

What happened at the Nov. 12 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Oct. 8 Regular Meeting:

E.         PRESENTATIONS    

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News Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Personal Property and Real Estate Taxes Due by Dec. 5

2019 Taxes Due NF

James City County Personal Property and Real Estate tax bills have been mailed and are due Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. If you do not receive your tax bill by Nov. 18, 2019, please call the Treasurer’s Office at 757-253-6705. Taxes are still due even if you di...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Veterans Park Tennis Courts Close

VeteransParkTennisNewsFlash

The construction of 8 new pickleball courts is underway at Veterans Park, also known to many as Kidsburg. The tennis courts closed Nov. 5 and will be replaced by new pickleball courts. Work to demolish the existing tennis and pickleball courts, which are ...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Williamsburg-Area Localities Recognized for Enrolling Citizens in Medicaid Expansion Program

Williamsburg Community Health Foundation Award Group Photo

On Oct. 30, the Williamsburg Health Foundation (WHF) celebrated Medicaid Expansion in Virginia and the work of Williamsburg-area localities to enroll local citizens. Medicaid Expansion gives more adults access to low-cost or no-cost health insurance. Havi...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Share Your Vision on Shaping Our Shores

SOS News Flash

The Shaping Our Shores (SOS) Master Plan was adopted in 2009 to guide the development of three of James City County’s waterfront park facilities – Chickahominy Riverfront Park, Jamestown Beach Event Park and the James City Cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2019

November Events

November Events_Flash

Aquatics 

American Red Cross Lifeguard
Re-Certification 
• Ages 15+Saturday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.$55James City County Recreation CenterRenew your lifeguarding and CPR/AED for professional rescuers certifications. You must succ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Axe Republic Opens in New Town Williamsburg

Axe Republic logo

James City County is pleased to announce that Axe Republic has opened at 4919 Courthouse Street in New Town Williamsburg. Axe Republic is an entertainment axe throwing venue that hosts individuals, groups and leagues. Axe Republic is owned by Nikki Monter...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2019

2019 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

Leaves under a tree

Self HaulJames City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 11-24, 2019 and Jan. 6-19, 2020 at the Jolly Pond Convenience Center, 1204 Jolly Pond Road. The Convenience Center is open daily from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Leaves will only be accepted i...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Peterson Graduates from FBI National Academy

Major Eric Peterson - National Academy Graduation

Major Eric Peterson with James City County Police Department and two hundred and fifty five other law enforcement officers graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, VA on Sept. 13. The 277th Session of the National Academy consisted of ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Police Name Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell Volunteers of the Year

Dabney and DeVerell

On Aug. 23, James City County Police Department hosted its annual Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) Annual Appreciation Dinner. During the event, Chief Brad Rinehimer presented Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell with the VIPS Volunteer of the Year a...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

Firearm Safety Class sized for web.jpg

James City County Police Department is offering free firearm safety classes to the public this fall. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The cl...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2019

New Opportunity for County Businesses

Be a featured business

Economic Development is pleased to announce a new initiative to feature County-based businesses in its communications and outreach. Businesses located in James City County are invited to complete an online survey. Submissions will be used to curate conten...

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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: November 19, 2019

Parks & Recreation Holiday Programs

Santa Calling_Breakfast_News Flash (002)

Start the holidays with fun – two family favorite events are coming in December!Santa Calling • Free! James City County Parks & Recreation is offering families a fun night of Santa Calling on Tuesday, Dec. 10. We’re your connection for “Phone...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Veterans Park Tennis Courts Close

VeteransParkTennisNewsFlash

The construction of 8 new pickleball courts is underway at Veterans Park, also known to many as Kidsburg. The tennis courts closed Nov. 5 and will be replaced by new pickleball courts. Work to demolish the existing tennis and pickleball courts, which are ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Share Your Vision on Shaping Our Shores

SOS News Flash

The Shaping Our Shores (SOS) Master Plan was adopted in 2009 to guide the development of three of James City County’s waterfront park facilities – Chickahominy Riverfront Park, Jamestown Beach Event Park and the James City Cou...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 28, 2019

November Events

November Events_Flash

Aquatics 

American Red Cross Lifeguard
Re-Certification 
• Ages 15+Saturday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.$55James City County Recreation CenterRenew your lifeguarding and CPR/AED for professional rescuers certifications. You must succ...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 20, 2019

Police Seek Suspects in Larceny and Fraud Incidents

Suspects

On Nov. 17, between 10:15-10:45 a.m., a wallet was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the parking lot of Target at 4630 Monticello Avenue. Between 10:50-11 a.m. the same day, the victim’s debit and credit cards were used to make multiple fraudul...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Peterson Graduates from FBI National Academy

Major Eric Peterson - National Academy Graduation

Major Eric Peterson with James City County Police Department and two hundred and fifty five other law enforcement officers graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, VA on Sept. 13. The 277th Session of the National Academy consisted of ...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Police Name Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell Volunteers of the Year

Dabney and DeVerell

On Aug. 23, James City County Police Department hosted its annual Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) Annual Appreciation Dinner. During the event, Chief Brad Rinehimer presented Sharon Abney and Kevin Renee DeVerell with the VIPS Volunteer of the Year a...

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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: August 23, 2019

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

Firearm Safety Class sized for web.jpg

James City County Police Department is offering free firearm safety classes to the public this fall. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The cl...

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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: May 13, 2019

2018 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

Recycling

9 Stories
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Sept. 13 Curbside Recycling Update

Curbside Recycling Update July

BillingCurbside recycling bills from the James City County (JCC) Treasurer’s Office have been mailed and payment is due on Monday, Sept. 16.If you have already notified us that you will be opting out but you still received a bill, please disregard the bil...

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Recycling
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Have More Questions About Recycling? Tune into Recycling Changes Part 2 on Podcast

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Dawn Oleksy, James City County’s Environmental Sustainability Director joins us on the podcast and this time she is joined by Tracy Hofmeyer, Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority’s (VPPSA) Recycling Coordinator. Togeth...

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This Week in James City County Recycling
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Aug. 30 Curbside Recycling Update

Curbside Recycling Update July

BillingCurbside recycling bills from the James City County (JCC) Treasurer’s Office have been mailed and payment is due on Sept. 16.If you have already notified us that you will be opting out but you still received a bill, please disregard the bill.Paymen...

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Recycling
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Aug. 20 Curbside Recycling Update

Curbside Recycling Update July

Billing

  • Curbside recycling bills from the James City County (JCC) Treasurer’s Office will be mailed over the next week. If you have already notified us that you will be opting out but you still receive a bill, please disregard the bill.
  • If you choose to opt...
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Recycling
Posted on: July 19, 2019

July 19 Curbside Recycling Update

Cart Collection Update

James City County is committed to recycling and is working closely with several subcontractors to both deliver and remove curbside recycling carts to over 20,000 households.The first priority of this transition has been to ensure that every resident who n...

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Recycling
Posted on: July 16, 2019

July 16 Curbside Recycling Update

Curbside Recycling Update July

New Carts The new contractor, TFC, and County staff are working through the list of customers who have reported not receiving a cart.If you have not received a cart and have not yet reported it to James City County General Services, please send a...

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Recycling
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Changes to Curbside Recycling Program Featured on Podcast

Podcast

Do you have questions about the recent changes to the County’s curbside recycling collection program? Dawn Oleksy, James City County’s Environmental Sustainability Director, joins us on the podcast this week to go over all of the detai...

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This Week in James City County Recycling
Posted on: July 1, 2019

July 1 Curbside Recycling Update

Curbside Recycling Update July

New CartsThe new recycling carts have been delivered throughout James City County as of Saturday, June 29. If you have not received a cart and have not yet reported it to James City County General Services, please call the recycling hotline at 757-253-670...

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Recycling
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Changes are Coming to Curbside Recycling Program Beginning July 1

Curbside Recycling Update

As a result of changes in the international trade market, the net cost of recycling has increased drastically to the contractors providing curbside pickup services. Because James City County is a community committed to sustainability, we want to:

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Recycling

News Flash

Posted on: November 4, 2019

Thanksgiving Activities in James City County

Thanksgiving Activities

There are activities to celebrate Thanksgiving in James City County.

Big Turkey Burn 5K Turkey Trot

After you've survived the Thanksgiving Day food and family activities and Black Friday, enjoy a great post-holiday 5K to get you back in the groove: the Big ...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Thanksgiving Dining on Thursday, Nov. 28

Thanksgiving Dining

There are multiple dining options on Thanksgiving Day in James City County.

Thanksgiving Buffet at the 501 Bar and Grill

The 501 Bar and Grill will have two seatings for their Thanksgiving buffet – one at 2 p.m. and one at 4 p.m. The buffet will i...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: November 4, 2019

An Insider’s Guide to Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Have you been to Christmas Town at Busch Gardens? We hope so, but if you haven’t here’s our insider’s guide to what’s new in 2019 and the things that you won’t want to miss.

What’s New for 2019

  • We are most excited about the new Traditions Tree Maze presente...
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Tourism Blog
Posted on: November 1, 2019

November is Virginia Oyster Month

November is Oyster Month

James City County is home to a variety of restaurants that have serve up oysters. For a complete listing of all restaurants, visit our dining guide.Did you know that Virginia is the largest producer of fresh, farm-raised oysters on the East Coast?Whether ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Billsburg Brewery Offers Canned Beer for First Time

Canning process line at Billsburg Brewery

James City County is pleased to announce that Billsburg Brewery, located at 2054 Jamestown Road at the James City County Marina, has canned their beer for the first time. Billsburg Brewery worked with a third-party to can nearly 300 cases of three Billsbu...

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Tourism News
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Axe Republic Opens in New Town Williamsburg

Axe Republic logo

James City County is pleased to announce that Axe Republic has opened at 4919 Courthouse Street in New Town Williamsburg. Axe Republic is an entertainment axe throwing venue that hosts individuals, groups and leagues. Axe Republic is owned by Nikki Monter...

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Tourism News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

“TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia” Exhibit at Jamestown Settlement

TENACITY logo - Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Have you visited Jamestown Settlement lately? Make sure to check out “TENACITY: Women in Jamestown and Early Virginia,” a special yearlong exhibition on display through January 5, 2020. The special exhibit explores little-known, captivating personal stori...

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