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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Veterans Park Tennis Courts Close

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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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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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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Engage 2045: Comprehensive Plan Update Summit on the Future

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James City County invites community members to participate in the Summit on the Future on Monday, Nov. 18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This Summit is the first opportunity during the Engage 2045 Comprehensive Plan update process for community members to shape the ...

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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 County Marina. These wa...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2019

November Events

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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 successfully ...

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News Releases
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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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

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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: 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 Deve...

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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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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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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

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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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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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