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Posted on: September 17, 2018

James City County Awarded Second OVW Grant

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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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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Williamsburg Winery Wins Medals and Recognition

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The Williamsburg Winery recently announced that their 2017 Petit Verdot Reserve wine received a Gold Medal in the 2021 Virginia Wineries Association Governor’s Cup® Wine Competition. More than 500 wines from more than 100 Virginia wineries were entered in...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Muddy Marley’s Dog Wash Open in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center

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Muddy Marley’s Dog Wash is now open at 5251 John Tyler Highway, Unit #9 in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center. Muddy Marley’s Dog Wash offers offer self-serve and full service dog washes as well as a la carte services such as nail trims and use of ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Start Peninsula Announces New Brand, 2021 Host and Event Schedule

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Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return for its tenth annual year in 2021 with a new brand and multiple events. Beginning next month, Start Peninsula will host a series of four micro pitch competitions held throughout the year. At each ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 24, 2021

“All About Patents” Webinar Series

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The Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) would like to invite small business owners to the upcoming All About Patents Webinar Series hosted by SBDC in collaboration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Register today an...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg Receives USDA Grant

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Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) has been named a 2020-2021 recipient of a United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Value Added Producer Grant. Only 350 winners were awarded funding in this year’s competitive, n...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

File of Life

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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...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Henderson Pernell Haskett

Henderson Pernell Haskett

Henderson Pernell Haskett: last known address is in the 5400 block of Richmond Road. Haskett’s date of birth is June 12, 1982. He is 5’11” and 160 lbs. Haskett has an outstanding felony warrant from Williamsburg/James City County General District Court fo...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Marla Fay Canny

Marla Fay Canny

Marla Fay Canny: last known address is Crestview Drive, Toano, VA. Canny’s date of birth is Nov. 22, 1974. She is 6’ and 210 lbs. Canny is wanted out of Williamsburg/James City County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on two felony...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Deon Chapman

Deon Chapman

Deon Chapman: last known address is Hustings Lane, Newport News, VA. Chapman’s date of birth is Dec. 16, 1985. He is 5’7” and 154 lbs. Chapman has an outstanding felony Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for a probation violation (or...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Rodney Oneal Coles, Jr.

Rodney Oneal Coles Jr.

Rodney Oneal Coles, Jr.: last known address is Little Creek Dam Road, Toano, VA. Coles, Jr.’s date of birth is Nov. 13, 1991. He is 6’ and 145 lbs. Coles, Jr. has an outstanding felony Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for a probati...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Lorena Elizabeth Carter

Lorena Elizabeth Carter

Lorena Elizabeth Carter: last known address is Staffordshire Lane, James City County, VA. Carter’s date of birth is Nov. 24, 1968. She is 5’6” and 180 lbs. Carter is wanted out of James City County on two felony warrants for eluding police and duty to sto...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Larry Earl Batts

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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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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Carl Dante Pelt

Carl Dante Pelt

Carl Dante Pelt: last known address Charles Street, Newport News, VA. Pelt’s date of birth is June 13, 1978. He is 5’8” and 160 lbs. Pelt has an outstanding felony Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for a probation violation (origina...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Melvin Burnell Haynes, III

Melvin Burnell Haynes III

Melvin Burnell Haynes, III: last known address is Heaths Lane, James City County, VA. Haynes’ date of birth is Jan. 19, 1990. He is 6’1” and 185 lbs. Haynes is wanted out of James City County on charges of felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor poss...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Teresa Norma Toney

Teresa Norma Toney

Teresa Norma Toney: last known address is Water Way, Hampton, VA. Toney’s date of birth is June 11, 1968. She is 5’5” and 180 lbs. Toney is wanted out of James City County on three felony warrants for forgery and three misdem...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Joshua Dale New

Joshua Dale New

Joshua Dale New: last known address is Hicks Island Road, Lanexa, VA. New’s date of birth is July 26, 1982. He is 6’2” and 215 lbs. New has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg/James City County Circuit Court for a (probation violation for felony drug ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Antonia Lashae Mickins

Antonia Lashae Mickins

Antonia Lashae Mickins: last known address is Bluestone Drive, Richmond, VA. Mickins date of birth is Jan. 13, 1985. She is 5’4” and 213 lbs. Mickins is wanted out of James City County on two felony warrants for grand larceny and forge...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Cameron Devon Jones

Cameron Devon Jones

Cameron Devon Jones: last known address is Lynn Circle, Toano, VA. Jones’ date of birth is Oct. 1, 1998. He is 5’9” and 150 lbs. Jones is wanted out of James City County on a Capias (failure to appear; original charge: assaul...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Richard Lee Brumfield, Jr.

Richard Lee Brumfield Jr.

Richard Lee Brumfield, Jr.: last known address is Barbour Drive, Newport News, VA. Brumfield’s date of birth is July 16, 1966. He is 6’ and 255 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias (indictment) from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court on charges o...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Patrick Thomas Bradby

Patrick Thomas Bradby

Patrick Thomas Bradby: last known address is Rochambeau Drive, James City County, VA. Bradby’s date of birth is May 1, 1974. He is 6’2” and 150 lbs. There are two outstanding Capiases out of James City County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court for fa...

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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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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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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Richard Lee Cooper

Richard Lee Cooper

Richard Lee Cooper: last known address is on Brian Street, James City County, VA. Cooper’s date of birth is Feb. 9, 1988. He is 6’ and 160 lbs. There are six outstanding warrants for Cooper out of Williamsburg/James City County General...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Ashley Lynne Denningham

Ashley Lynne Denningham

Ashley Lynne Denningham: last known address is on Plantation Road, James City County, VA or Greensboro Drive, McLean, VA. Denningham’s date of birth is Feb. 23, 1983. She is 5’2” and 120 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias for Denningham from Williamsburg...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Thurone Deshaun Austin

Thurone Deshaun Austin

Thurone Deshaun Austin: last known address is on Burnt Oak Drive, Chesterfield, VA. Austin’s date of birth is Nov. 16, 1972. He is 5’9” and 142 lbs. There is an outstanding Capias out of Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court (violation of probation...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Tyrone Hurst

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Tyrone Hurst: last known address is 6000 block of Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA. Hurst’s date of birth is Oct. 22, 1951. He is 6’ and 165 lbs.  Hurst has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court for fail to app...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

KeNeshia Camille Lyons

KeNeshia Camille Lyons

KeNeshia Camille Lyons: last known address is Sycamore Avenue, Newport News, VA. Lyons is 5’8” and 145 lbs. There are two capiases out of Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court outstanding for Lyons (violation of probation, grand larceny an...

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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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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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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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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 Circuit Court: Probation Violation (...

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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 five outstanding warrants for credit card theft (two cou...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Robert Lee Graham, Jr.

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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 County General District Court fo...

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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 counts of use of a firea...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Michelle Marie Roush

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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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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Troy Lamont Ashby

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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 o...

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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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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Chad Gallup Acee

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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 probation violation (...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Karl Scott Knoyer, Jr.

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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 Circuit Court...

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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 failure to appear.

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Sibylla Hope Coles (AKA: Sibylla Bailey, Sibylla Simpson)

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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 schedule I, II controlled s...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

5 de marzo, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=4596Nuestra próxima actualización de las 4 p.m. será el Lunes 8 de marzoPOR NÚMEROS a las 10 a.m., 5 de MarzoTasa de positividad...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

March 5, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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Our next 4 p.m. update will be on Monday, March 8BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., March 5 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 6.3%Peninsula Health District: 9.1%James City County: 6.1%Statewide Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths Cases: 583,0...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Virginia Department of Health Confirms First Age 0 – 9 Fatality with COVID-19

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(RICHMOND, Va.)  — Today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that a child in the Central Virginia Region died from complications of a chronic health condition and COVID-19. VDH will disclose no further information about t...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

4 de marzo, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4593

POR NÚMEROS a las 10 a.m., 4 de MarzoTasa de positividad actual de 7 días solo para PCREstado: 6.3%Distrito de Salud de la Peninsula: 9.1%Condado ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

March 4, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., March 4 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 6.3%Peninsula Health District: 9.1%James City County: 6.7%Statewide Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths Cases: 581,408 (increase of 1,300 over previous day...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

James City County Policy Committee Meeting Canceled

Policy Committee Meeting Canceled

The James City County Policy Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 11, 2021 has been canceled.For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.Media Contact:Paul Holt, Director of Commu...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

3 de marzo, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4587

POR LOS NÚMEROS A partir de las 10 a.m., 3 de Marzo Tasa actual de positividad de 7 días PCR solamente Estado: 6,6%Dist...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

March 3, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., March 3 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 6.6%Peninsula Health District: 9.8%James City County: 7.0%Statewide Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths Cases: 580,108 (increase of 1,549 over previous day...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

2 de marzo, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4583

POR LOS NÚMEROS A partir de las 10 a.m., 2 de Marzo Tasa actual de positividad de 7 días PCR solamenteEstado: 6,7%Distrito de Salud de la...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

March 2, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., March 2 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 6.7%Peninsula Health District: 10.0%James City County: 7.1%Statewide Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths Cases: 578,559 (increase of 1,385 over previous da...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

First Case of B.1.351 COVID-19 Variant Identified in the Northwest Region of Virginia

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(RICHMOND, Va.) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) today announced that the first case of the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.351 has been identified in a sample from an adult resident of Northwest Virginia who had no history of travel during the ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Muddy Marley’s Dog Wash Open in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center

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Muddy Marley’s Dog Wash is now open at 5251 John Tyler Highway, Unit #9 in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center. Muddy Marley’s Dog Wash offers offer self-serve and full service dog washes as well as a la carte services such as nail trims and use of ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Planning Commission Working Group and Community Participation Team Meetings Scheduled for March 8

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The Planning Commission Working Group (PCWG) will hold a meeting on Monday, March 8 at 4:00 p.m. to continue its work on Engage 2045, the process to update the 2015 Comprehensive Plan entitled Toward 2035: Leading the Way. The meeting will begin with a jo...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

1 de marzo, 4 p.m. Actualización COVID-19

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Previously released in English: https://jamescitycountyva.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=4576POR LOS NÚMEROS A partir de las 10 a.m., 1 de MarzoTasa actual de positividad de 7 días PCR solamenteEstado: 7,1%Distrito de Salud de la Pen&i...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

March 1, 4 p.m. COVID-19 Update

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BY THE NUMBERS as of 10 a.m., March 1 Current 7-Day Positivity Rate PCR OnlyState: 7.1%Peninsula Health District: 10.7%James City County: 7.2%Statewide Cases, Hospitalizations and Deaths Cases: 577,174 (increase of 4,535 since Friday)Hospitalizati...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

First Cases of B.1.1.7 COVID-19 Variant Identified in the Southwest Region of Virginia

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**Released by Virginia Department of Health on Saturday, Feb. 27.**(RICHMOND, Va.) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced yesterday that the first cases of the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.7 have been identified in samples from three ad...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Virginia to Begin Offering New, One-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Following Federal Approval

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**Released by Virginia Department of Health on Saturday, Feb. 27.**

(RICHMOND, Va.) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced today that a new single-dose COVID-19 vaccine will begin being offered in Virginia next week following federal approval ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

March Events with Parks & Recreation

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Parks & Recreation March EventsAs the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, we ask for your patience, flexibility and support. We depend on you, our patrons, to follow safety and social distancing guidelines as regularly released by the Governor of...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Start Peninsula Announces New Brand, 2021 Host and Event Schedule

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Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return for its tenth annual year in 2021 with a new brand and multiple events. Beginning next month, Start Peninsula will host a series of four micro pitch competitions held throughout the year. At each ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Additional Pharmacy Networks Added to Federal Partnership to Provide No-Cost COVID-19 Vaccines

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(Richmond, Va.) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced today that additional pharmacy networks are beginning to administer COVID-19 vaccines to those age 65 and older as part of a federal partnership that will bring an additional 52...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Governor Northam Increases Capacity Limits for Outdoor Sports and Entertainment Venues

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that as COVID-19 hospitalizations and infection rates continue to decline and vaccinations rise in Virginia, certain outdoor sports and entertainment venues may begin to operate at increased capaci...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Police Respond to Shooting

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At 3:18 a.m. on Feb 21, James City County Police responded to a report of gunshots at Vacation Village at Williamsburg located at 4870 Longhill Road. Upon arrival, it was learned that a 17-year-old JCC male had been shot in the neck while he was inside a ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Governor Northam Unveils Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration System

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today invited Virginians to pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine online at vaccinate.virginia.gov or by calling 877-VAX-IN-VA. The Commonwealth’s new, centralized system allows individuals to easily pre...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash

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On Jan. 31 at approximately 10:45 a.m., James City County Police and Fire Departments responded to a single-vehicle traffic crash in the 4300 block of Longhill Road. Officers and Fire personnel arrived to find a 2007 Cadillac upside down and submerged in ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Fido Fest Goes Virtual!

Fido News Flash

Fido Fest Goes Virtual! This FREE! event will be held online in 2021, March 15-20. Register by March 10 at https://bit.ly/3arPiwH to enjoy the fun!Featured activities include:Dog Photo Contest - prizes are awarded for best smile, best costume, precious pu...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg Receives USDA Grant

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Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) has been named a 2020-2021 recipient of a United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Value Added Producer Grant. Only 350 winners were awarded funding in this year’s competitive, n...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Historical Commission Sponsors Student Essay Contest

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The mission of the James City County Historical Commission is to further the efforts of the County to document, commemorate, preserve, protect, and promote the rich historical heritage of James City County.  The Commission is responsible for docu...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

Larcenies from unlocked motor vehicles are one of the most prevalent crimes in James City County. Residents are encouraged to always lock their car doors even when they are at home. Residents should also always remove valuables (especially electronics and...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

James City County Parks & Facilities

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County Parks, Centers & Facilities Update

March 1, 2021  Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, some programs and park/facility amenities remain closed. Thank you for your support and flexibility as...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Indoor Walking Program For Active Adults Available!

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Lounge Walk-About ProgramIf you're an active adult age 55 or better, come take advantage of the Lounge Walk-About Program. Come inside the James City County Recreation Center and walk off winter's chill on the indoor walking track. Pedom...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

March Events

March Flash

Parks & Recreation March EventsAs the impacts of COVID-19 continue to be felt, we ask for your patience, flexibility and support. We depend on you, our patrons, to follow safety and social distancing guidelines as regularly released by the Governor of...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Fido Fest Goes Virtual!

Fido News Flash

Fido Fest Goes Virtual! This FREE! event will be held online in 2021, March 15-20. Register by March 10 at https://bit.ly/3arPiwH to enjoy the fun!Featured activities include:Dog Photo Contest - prizes are awarded for best smile, best costume, precious pu...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

The Rainout Line – a new “Statusfied” service introduced!

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The Rainout Line is a new service offering quick access to as well as streamlining field notifications for parks and recreation athletic fields and school fields. When weather or other maintenance impact (field) use, participants have three options to acc...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Park Improvement Project Underway at James City County Marina

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To keep pace with the popularity of James City County parks, Phase I improvements are underway at the James City County Marina.Starting Nov. 25, the main entrance to the Marina will close for the duration of the improvement project. Billsburg Brewery and ...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2020

James City County Parks & Facilities

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County Parks, Centers & Facilities Update

March 1, 2021  Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, some programs and park/facility amenities remain closed. Thank you for your support and flexibility as...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Police Respond to Hit and Run

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Feb. 26 at approximately 7:19 p.m., officers responded to the 8700 block of Pocahontas Trail. Witnesses reported that a pedestrian exiting a WATA bus was struck by a passing dump truck as he tried to cross the street near the Dollar General Store. Afte...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Police Respond to Fatal Traffic Crash

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Feb. 23 at approximately 8:33 a.m., officers responded to a traffic crash on Route 199 westbound about a half-mile east of the Longhill Road exit. A tow truck had stopped to tow a vehicle that had become stuck in the median earlier in the morning. The ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Police Respond to Shooting

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

At 3:18 a.m. on Feb 21, James City County Police responded to a report of gunshots at Vacation Village at Williamsburg located at 4870 Longhill Road. Upon arrival, it was learned that a 17-year-old JCC male had been shot in the neck while he was inside a ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Jan. 31 at approximately 10:45 a.m., James City County Police and Fire Departments responded to a single-vehicle traffic crash in the 4300 block of Longhill Road. Officers and Fire personnel arrived to find a 2007 Cadillac upside down and submerged in ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Police: Frequently Asked Questions

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

James City County Police Department recognizes that our citizens may have questions concerning some of our Department policies and procedures. We have had a number of inquiries lately that we have responded to providing citizens with information. In an ef...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Police Remind Citizens to Lock Vehicle Doors

Lock Your Car Doors

Larcenies from unlocked motor vehicles are one of the most prevalent crimes in James City County. Residents are encouraged to always lock their car doors even when they are at home. Residents should also always remove valuables (especially electronics and...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Police Announce Annual Service Awards

Investigator Diane Walters

On June 11, Police held their annual Service Awards Ceremony recognizing many officers for their continued high levels of service and dedication to safety in the community. Citizens and other County employees who have supported the Department’s ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Most Wanted

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If you have any information that might help police locate any of these individuals, please call James City County Police Department at 757-253-1800 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You may also submit tips at P3tips.com. Callers to the Crime Line and...

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JCCPD's Most Wanted Police Department

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Williamsburg Winery Wins Medals and Recognition

Williamsburg Winery wine bottles

The Williamsburg Winery recently announced that their 2017 Petit Verdot Reserve wine received a Gold Medal in the 2021 Virginia Wineries Association Governor’s Cup® Wine Competition. More than 500 wines from more than 100 Virginia wineries were entered in...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

“FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience,” at Jamestown Settlement through March 25, 2022

Frank Speck photograph collection, N12730; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

In collaboration with Virginia Indian tribal communities, Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia, is now presenting “FOCUSED: A Century of Virginia Indian Resilience,” a contemporary exhibition through March 25, 2022.“FOCUSED” is principa...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Go Ape at Freedom Park Reopens March 6

Go Ape man swinging on zipline

Go Ape at Freedom Park reopens for the 2021 season on Saturday, March 6. Go Ape at Freedom Park is one of two Go Ape locations in Virginia. The Freedom Park location offers four options so adventure seekers of all ages and fitness levels can enjoy a uniqu...

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Tourism News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Historic Jamestowne Now Open to Public

Historic Jamestowne Captain John Smith statue up close

Jamestown Rediscovery and their partner, the National Park Service at Colonial National Historical Park, have reopened Historic Jamestowne to the public. The historic site and museum have been temporarily closed since Monday, December 21, 2020 due to the ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg Receives USDA Grant

Sweethaven USDA

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) has been named a 2020-2021 recipient of a United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Value Added Producer Grant. Only 350 winners were awarded funding in this year’s competitive, n...

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