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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Grove Area Designated as Opportunity Zone

Opportunity Zone Map

The Grove area of James City County (JCC) has officially been designated an Opportunity Zone by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Governor Northam submitted 212 Opportunity Zones to the Treasury in April, all of which were approved. Each state was allowed ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

County’s Outdoor Pools Open for Summer

Pool Kids

James City County's two outdoor pools open for the season - Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day!Memorial Day weekend operating hours are Saturday, May 26 - Monday, May 28, noon to 6 p.m. daily. The summer-long operation schedule is listed below. The pools a...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Mosquito Season Closes In

Mosquitos

They’re coming. Are you ready? Mosquitoes are not only annoying, they can carry viruses and can make you sick. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to help control mosquitoes in and around your home:

  • Eliminate standing water both insi...
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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Holiday Closings Announced

Memorial Day

James City County offices, facilities, services, libraries and courts will observe the following schedule for Memorial Day.County offices:Closed Monday, May 28.James City County Recreation Center and Abram Frink Jr. Community Center:Closed Monday, May 28....

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Ariya Jutanugarn is the 2018 Kingsmill Championship Winner

KM Winner

The winner of the 2018 Kingsmill Championship is Ariya Jutanugarn, who becomes the second LPGA player with multiple wins at The Kingsmill Championship. Jutanugarn last won The Kingsmill Championship in 2016. In 2017, Lexi Thompson was the winner. Cristie ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

May 25 is Motown Night at Jamestown Jams Featuring The Groove Motive

TGM NF

Come and enjoy free live music on May 25 with The Groove Motive as they perform for Motown Night during Jamestown Jams at Jamestown Beach Event Park.The Groove Motive is a 6-piece powerhouse that delivers on providing audiences with an exciting, engaging,...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Non-Resident Parking Fees Return to Jamestown Beach Event Park

Beach Parking

Parking fees for non-residents are
charged at Jamestown Beach Event Park, 2205 Jamestown Road, from Memorial DayWeekend to Labor Day. The parking fee is charged Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and on weekends and holidays from 8
a.m.-6 p.m. at the park e...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

JCC TV Presents New Episodes of "Fun Fitness" Series

Fun Fitness

James City County presents two new, HD episodes of its “Fun Fitness” exercise series. The new episodes, led by fitness instructors Gail Peck and Patti DeBlass, feature chair-bound workouts that focus on general aerobics and yoga. For m...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Police Seek Information on Stolen Rolex Watch

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Sometime between Feb. 26 and March 15, an unknown person stole a 1986 Presidential Rolex 18 Kt. Oyster Perpetual Day-Date yellow gold watch from a residence on Jeffersons Hundred. Several different service workers had been in the residence during this tim...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Police Reschedule Shred-A-Thon

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

Due to forecast inclement weather, the Shred-A-Thon originally scheduled for May 19 has been postponed to July 28. This event will be held at the Williamsburg/James City County Courthouse at 5201 Monticello Avenue, Williamsburg, 8:30-11:30 a.m.An estimate...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Parks & Recreation Seeks Campground After-Hours Caretaker

Campground Host Needed_Final6

James City County Parks & Recreation is seeking an after-hours caretaker for the Chickahominy Riverfront Park campground. The selected candidate would begin the three-month position in June and
should be available to work five days a week wi...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Newest Podcast Episode Features Remembering When: A Fall & Fire Prevention Program for Older Adults

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Ellie Rest, Family Services Specialist and Jason Sweet, Battalion Chief assigned to EMS, join the podcast this week to talk about Remembering When: A Fall and Fire Prevention Program for Older Adults. They cover eight tips for fall prevention, eight tips ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

James City County Police Offer Firearm Safety Classes

Firearm Safety Class

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

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Anheuser-Busch Williamsburg Brewery Opening for Pop-Up Tours

Anheuser-Busch

James City County is pleased to announce that the Anheuser-Busch Williamsburg brewery will be opening its doors for public tours this summer for the first time in nearly 20 years, giving guests an inside look at the company’s time-honored brewing process....

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

What Happened at the May 8 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

Fenix

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the May 8, 2018 meeting.Special thanks to our pledge leader, Fenix Aguilar!Consent Calendar

  1. Minutes Adoption, Approved 5-0
  2.  Dedication of the Streets in Phase 2 of...
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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Winners of LPGA Junior Clinic “Tee” Design Contest Announced

Tee Design Contest Winner Art - Haley James

James City County (JCC) and Kingsmill Resort are pleased to announce the winners of the annual “Tee” Design Contest for the 2018 Kingsmill Championship.

  • First place: Haley James, age 11
  • Second place: Nathan Knick, age 9
  • Third place: Paige Becker, age 9

The wi...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced

Jamestown Jams NF

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, Jamestown Jams, is returning for the third year. Come and enjoy free live music on May 25, June 21, July 27 and Aug. 31.Each concert will have a theme and feature diff...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

FoodaTude..Food with Attitude Wins Second Award

CoVA Best of

For the second year in a row, local food truck, FoodaTude..Food with Attitude (FoodaTude) has won the Coastal Virginia Magazine Best Of Readers’ Choice Award for Best Food Truck Peninsula. FoodaTude is owned by Chef Jim Kennedy, who formerly owned numerou...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Paddle Craft Storage, Rental Space Available

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James City County offers paddle
craft storage rental space at Jamestown Beach Event Park, the James City CountyMarina, Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Little Creek Reservoir Park. Monthly
and annual rental space is available and each space is designe...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

May Events

May Events

Aquatics

 Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for June classes is open May 29-June 8. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Ce...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Sweethaven Lavender of Williamsburg Begins Planting

Sweethaven Lavender Farm

Sweethaven Lavender Farm of Williamsburg (Sweethaven) has planted their first lavender plant on their newly established farm located at 2301 Jolly Pond Road. Sweethaven will open to the public for U-Pick lavender in 2019. The farm totals more than 100 acr...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Via Vitae Chiropractic Opens

Via Vitae Chiropractor

James City County is pleased to announce that Via Vitae Chiropractic held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new office at 4511 John Tyler Highway, Suite B. Via Vitae Chiropractic is owned by Dr. Brandon Babin and Heather Babin. Via Vitae Chirop...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Social Services Offers Foster/Adoptive Parent Orientation and Training

Stuffed teddy bear

Would you or someone you know be interested in becoming a foster/adoptive parent in James City County? Social Services offers training that gives families the information they need to make an informed decision about whether fostering/adopting is the right...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

Sola Salon Studios Opens in New Town Williamsburg

Sola Salon Studios

James City County is pleased to announce that Sola Salon Studios has held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for their new studio spaces at 5140 Main Street in New Town Williamsburg. The business is owned by David Aschheim, who is the local franchisee/ope...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Agricultural and Forestal District Open Enrollment Begins

AFD Map

James City County is accepting applications until June 15, 2018 for property additions to the following Agricultural and Forestal Districts (AFDs) in advance of the district’s renewal in October 2018:

  • Armistead
  • Barnes Swamp
  • Carter’s Grove...
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