News Flash

Posted on: April 19, 2019

Agricultural & Forestal District Advisory Committee Meeting Canceled

AFD Canceled

The Agricultural & Forestal District (AFD) Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 25, 2019 has been canceled.For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 757-253-6685 or planning@jamescitycountyva.gov.Media Contact:P...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

Firearm Safety Class

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

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Michael Hipple Covers the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel Expansion, Tornadoes and More on Podcast

Podcast

Michael Hipple, representative for the Powhatan District on the James City County Board of Supervisors, joins us on the podcast this week to talk about the expansion of the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, Interstate 64, tunnel boring machines, tornadoes and ...

Read on...

This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Police to Offer Citizens Police Academy

Law Enforcement Center

The James City County Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy has been offering members of our local community the opportunity to get an inside look at the operation and function of police procedures since 1994. The classes offer an overview of the De...

Read on...

To apply News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Police Seek Suspects in Shoplifting Incident

19000930 suspect - Sunglass Hut

On April 2 at approximately 8:30 p.m., the pictured suspect entered the Sunglass Hut at 5711 Richmond Road. She concealed 4 pairs of sunglasses (3 Prada and 1 Ray-Ban) and left without paying. The total value of the sunglasses is more than $1,000.If you a...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Police Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

drug take back

On April 27, officers with the James City County Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be at the James City County Law Enforcement Center at 4600 Opportunity Way from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. collecting potentially dangerous expired, unus...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2019

Fire in Kingsmill Townhome Displaces Homeowner

Winterfax Fire

On April 14 at 4:14 p.m., units from the James City County Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 70 block of Winster Fax in the Kingsmill subdivision. The homeowner called 911 reporting fire in the kitchen, and first arriving un...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Celli’s Chocolate Chips Opens on John Tyler Highway

Celli's Chocolate Chips logo

James City County is pleased to announce that Celli’s Chocolate Chips (Celli’s) has opened at 4548 John Tyler Highway. Celli’s is a cookie bakery owned by Gina and Anthony Celli. The new bakery shop also serves La Combe coffee.Celli’s bakes fresh cookies ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2019

What happened at the April 9 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

040919bos

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

E.         PRESENTATIONS    http://ec4.cc/d2a3236d6 

    &...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Off-Leash Area for Dogs Opens May 1

OLA_News Flash

Dog owners are permitted to let their pet play off-leash in one specified area of Jamestown Beach Event Park, beginning May 1. The park is located at 2205 Jamestown Road.In March 2019, the James City County Board of Supervisors amended the County Code to ...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Police Host Shred-A-Thon

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

An estimated $16 billion was stolen from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016 in incidents involving identity theft according to the 2017 Identity Fraud Study released by Javelin Strategy & Research. One of the most successful ways of preventing identi...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Social Services Hosts Landlord Fest

couple behind Landlord Fest sign

James City County Social Services, in coordination with the Greater Virginia Peninsula Housing Consortium, will host Landlord Fest April 25, 5:30-7 p.m. at the James City County Recreation Center at 5301 Longhill Road. Landlord Fest is a community resourc...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2019

JCSA Starts Water Meter Register Replacement Program

A radio read water register

Beginning in April, James City Service Authority (JCSA) will start a comprehensive water meter register replacement program to replace approximately 14,250 touch read registers with radio read registers. JCSA has hired a contractor, Professional Meters, I...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Williamsburg National Golf Club Wins Clean Business Award

Award Presentation

The Williamsburg National Golf Club was awarded the 2019 1st Quarter Clean Business Award by the James City Clean County Commission for their environmental stewardship efforts. The golf facility located at 3700 Centerville Road in Williamsburg recycles ap...

Read on...

Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Scott Stevens Reviews Proposed FY2020 Budget on Latest Episode of This Week in James City County

Podcast

James City County’s County Administrator, Scott Stevens, joins us on the podcast this week to cover the proposed FY 2020 Budget. Check it out and let us know what you think!Video: https://youtu.be/y491v1aGDmAAudio Only: https://soundcloud.com/ja...

Read on...

This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Economic Development Wins Award

Community Economic Development Award acceptance

James City County (JCC) Economic Development has been recognized by the Virginia Economic Developers Association (VEDA) with a Community Economic Development Award (CEDA). The CEDA program recognizes the best practices and exceptional contributions of com...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Proposed FY2020 Budget Released

FY 2020 Proposed Budget - News Flash

County Administrator Scott Stevens released his proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget for James City County on March 29. The FY2020 Proposed Budget is 8.9% less than the FY2019 budget at $247M, with the General Fund portion of the budget increasing 2.9% over F...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Parks and Recreation Announces April Events

April Flash_2017

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsJames City County Recreation CenterThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for April/May classes is open April 2-12. Registration is accepted at the James City Cou...

Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Spring/Summer 2019 Activity Brochure Available!

Destination Recreation Brochure Cover

Parks & Recreation invites you to a spring and summer of fun – we’ve got over 100 summer camps for the kids, more than 20 special events designed to connect and cultivate community and hundreds of family programs and outings, class...

Read on...

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...

Read on...

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 ...

Read on...

News Releases