News Flash

Posted on: July 25, 2019

National Girlfriend's Day 2019

National Girlfriends Day

The word “girlfriend” has a couple of meanings in the English language. No matter the definition, the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) seeks your help in protecting them. Every August 1, the CDC observes this day by inv...

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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

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News Flash

Posted on: August 22, 2019

Economic Development Authority Revises Meeting Calendar

EDA logo

At their Aug. 20 meeting, the Economic Development Authority (EDA) revised its remaining 2019 meeting calendar to include a Joint Work Session with the Board of Supervisors on Oct. 22. This meeting will be at 4 p.m. in Building F of the County Government ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 15, 2019

The Drying Co./ThermalTec Named to Top 50 Walls and Ceilings Contractors List

The Drying Co./ThermalTec headquarters

James City County is pleased to announce that The Drying Co./ThermalTec has been named one of the top 50 walls and ceilings contractors in the nation by Walls & Ceilings magazine. The top 50 were compiled, reviewed and decided as the best and...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Hampton for Annual Event

Start Peninsula logo

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return for its 8th annual event to Hampton, VA. Start Peninsula will be held Nov. 1-3, 2019 at the McGrew Towers Conference Center, 24 Indian Road, located on the Hampton University campus. Start Peninsu...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 7, 2019

EDA Strategic Investment Area Committee Schedules Meetings

EDA Strategic Investment Area Committee

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) Strategic Investment Area Committee has scheduled two meetings. The meetings will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 21 and Wednesday, Sept. 18. Both meetings will take place in the Economic Development conference room loc...

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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
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Port Signs New, Long-Term Lease for Virginia International Gateway

Port of Virginia

NORFOLK – Governor Terry R. McAuliffe on Wednesday announced that The Port of Virginia® has signed a new, long-term lease for Virginia International Gateway (VIG) that clears the way for the port to begin work on doubling capacity at the...

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Additional Info... 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: 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: May 9, 2018

Kevin Lamark Jackson

kevin lamark jackson

Kevin Lamark Jackson: last known address is Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, VA. Jackson's date of birth is May 28, 1975. He is 5’5” and 170 lbs. Jackson has an outstanding Capias from Williamsburg-James City County General District Court...

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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: August 22, 2019

Economic Development Authority Revises Meeting Calendar

EDA logo

At their Aug. 20 meeting, the Economic Development Authority (EDA) revised its remaining 2019 meeting calendar to include a Joint Work Session with the Board of Supervisors on Oct. 22. This meeting will be at 4 p.m. in Building F of the County Government ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Community Participation Team Meeting Scheduled for Aug. 26

Members of the Community Participation Team

The Community Participation Team (CPT) will meet on Monday, Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. to discuss the following:

•   Brainstorming for Public Engagement and Communications Plan

•   Website and Video Discussion

•   Election of Chair and Vice...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Police Chief Rinehimer Featured on This Week in James City County

Chief Rinehimer

James City County’s Police Chief Brad Rinehimer is our guest on the podcast this week. We get an update on crime in the community, scams, passing school buses and more. Check it out and let us know what you think!This Week in James City County c...

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

Curbside Recycling Update Aug. 20

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 cho...
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News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Police Warn of ATM Skimmers

ATM Skimmers

Skimmers are becoming more prevalent in our area and one was recently located at a bank in James City County.Skimmers are devices that are placed over card readers on machines that scan credit or debit cards, like ATM’s and gas pumps. Criminals put these ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2019

What happened at the Aug 13 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

081319BOS

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Aug 13 Regular Meeting:E.         PRESENTATIONS    

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News Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Start Peninsula Returns to City of Hampton for Annual Event

Start Peninsula logo

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return for its 8th annual event to Hampton, VA. Start Peninsula will be held Nov. 1-3, 2019 at the McGrew Towers Conference Center, 24 Indian Road, located on the Hampton University campus. Start Peninsu...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Juliann Crystal Hobbs

Juliann Crystal Hobbs was reported as a missing person to Virginia Beach Police Department in April of this year. Investigators have recently received information that an acquaintance dropped Ms. Hobbs off at approximately 1:30 p.m. on March 11, 2019 at t...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Aug. 30 is Jazz Night at Jamestown Jams Featuring Good Shot Judy

Good Shot Judy band photo

Come enjoy free live music on Friday, Aug. 30 with Good Shot Judy as they perform for Jazz Night during Jamestown Jams at Jamestown Beach Event Park.Good Shot Judy specializes in delivering top-notch vocal jazz and recreating the classic nightclub enterta...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Fire in Powhatan Secondary Displaces Homeowners

James City County Fire Department

On August 12 at 1:58 p.m., units from the James City County Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 100 Block of George Wilson Court in Powhatan Secondary. Neighbors called 911 reporting the fire and first arriving units found fir...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2019

County Website Wins 2019 APEX Award for Excellence

Apex Award Winner

James City County has won a 2019 APEX Award for Publication Excellence for most improved website (jamescitycountyva.gov). The APEX Awards are judged by Communications Concepts, which evaluates the best practices in print, web and digital publishing for or...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Citizens Selected to Serve on the Comprehensive Plan Community Participation Team

Grove_eFYI

The James City County Board of Supervisors recently selected six citizens and four members of the Planning Commissioners to serve on the Community Participation Team (CPT).  The CPT will help staff with public outreach efforts during the review a...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Fall 2019 Good Neighbor Grant Application Available

Good Neighbor Grant for Environmental and Beautification Placemaking Initiatives

The Clean County Commission is making ten $500 Good Neighbor Grants available to neighborhood groups and homeowner associations. The purpose of the grant is to enhance the sense of community and environmental wellness of our neighborhoods through the deve...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Field Replacement Project Completed at Warhill Sports Complex

Replacement Fields at Warhill Sports Complex

James City County recently completed the replacement of seven synthetic turf athletic fields at the Warhill Sports Complex located at 4900 Stadium Road. After 11 years of regular use by football, soccer, field hockey and lacrosse teams, the original field...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Repairs on Virginia Capital Trail Bridge Complete

Virginia Capital Trail completed repair

As of Aug. 8, a portion of the Virginia Capital Trail and wooden bridge, between mile markers 1 and 2, has reopened to trail visitors, weeks earlier than anticipated.On Monday, Aug. 5, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) began emergency repai...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Police Invite You and Your Kids to Ice Cream With a Cop

Ice Cream With a Cop

In an effort to reach kids and adults alike, James City County Police Department offers Ice Cream With a Cop, a spin-off of Coffee With a Cop, but for kids. Ice Cream With a Cop aims to bridge relationships between local police officers and kids in a fun ...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Voices of James City County Heard in Recent Citizen Survey

County logo James City County Virginia Jamestown 1607

This past spring, the Center for Survey Research (CSR) at the University of Virginia contacted 3,000 randomly-selected residents of James City County on behalf of the Board of Supervisors to determine residents’ opinions on a range of issues related to th...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2019

EDA Strategic Investment Area Committee Schedules Meetings

EDA Strategic Investment Area Committee

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) Strategic Investment Area Committee has scheduled two meetings. The meetings will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 21 and Wednesday, Sept. 18. Both meetings will take place in the Economic Development conference room loc...

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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: July 26, 2019

August Events

August Flash-07

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for the August/September session is open until Aug. 9. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center ...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Board of Supervisors Chairman Issues Proclamation

Ghana Delegation

Board of Supervisors Chairman James Icenhour, Jr. formally presented a Proclamation, on July 23 during the Board's Work Session, to Mr. Kojo Yankah and members of the delegation from the Jamestown District in Accra, Ghana.

FROM JAMESTOWN TO JAMESTOWN: &...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Life Jacket Loaner Program

Life Jacket Loaner Flash

Life jackets are available for loan at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and at the James City County Marina.At Chickahominy Riverfront Park, the free jackets provided by US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 67 of Williamsburg are offered in partnership with the ...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2019

The Abram Frink Jr. Community Center is open weekends!

Frink Open Weekends Flash

The Abram Frink Jr. Community Center (AFCC) is now open daily, with the addition of new weekend hours! The Center is open Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 6 p.m. Weekday hours remain the same - Monday through Thursday, 4 to 9 p.m. and Friday, 4 to 8 p.m. The C...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Clean Water Heritage Grant Opens for Applications

Clean Water Grant

James City County Stormwater and Resource Protection has opened the Clean Water Heritage Grant to applicants.The Grant provides cost-share funding to homeowner associations, communities, contractors, businesses, and individuals who own stormwater infrastr...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Would You Need Extra Help if an Evacuation Was Ordered?

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

If a hurricane or flood would hit James City County tomorrow, are you ready? Do you have an emergency plan?While preparing for an emergency is important for everyone, those with special or functional needs due to health and mobility challenges are at grea...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Are Your Looking to Make a Difference in One Day?

Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg 2019 James City County Home Repair Blitz

James City County, Habitat for Humanity of the Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, and Housing Partnerships have joined forces to help homeowners make repairs to the exterior of their homes to improve the entire neighborhood. Homeowners eligible for help ...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2019

We've Got Camps!

Summer Camps Flash

We want to help you keep the summer full of fun! James City County is offering nearly 100 exciting camps this summer! Camps were are listed below by week offered, and then by age.

Week of July 1

Little Tykes Summer Camp • Ages 3-5Monday-Th...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Update - New Dates Available - Fire and Police to Offer Active Shooter and Stop the Bleed Training

Stop the Bleed web

-- Updated to reflect the July 13 and Aug. 31 classes are full and to announce new dates. --James City County’s Fire and Police Departments are hosting a CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events) training session followed by a Stop the Bleed trai...

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Registration News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Nonresident Parking Fees Return to Jamestown Beach Event Park

Beach Decal News Flash

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

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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: July 26, 2019

August Events

August Flash-07

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsThere are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for the August/September session is open until Aug. 9. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Life Jacket Loaner Program

Life Jacket Loaner Flash

Life jackets are available for loan at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and at the James City County Marina.At Chickahominy Riverfront Park, the free jackets provided by US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 67 of Williamsburg are offered in partnership with the ...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2019

The Abram Frink Jr. Community Center is open weekends!

Frink Open Weekends Flash

The Abram Frink Jr. Community Center (AFCC) is now open daily, with the addition of new weekend hours! The Center is open Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 6 p.m. Weekday hours remain the same - Monday through Thursday, 4 to 9 p.m. and Friday, 4 to 8 p.m. The C...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 14, 2019

We've Got Camps!

Summer Camps Flash

We want to help you keep the summer full of fun! James City County is offering nearly 100 exciting camps this summer! Camps were are listed below by week offered, and then by age.

Week of August 5

Little Tykes Summer Camp • Ages 3-5 through Aug. 15...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Nonresident Parking Fees Return to Jamestown Beach Event Park

Beach Decal News Flash

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

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Planning

2 Stories
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Community Participation Team Meeting Scheduled for Aug. 26

Members of the Community Participation Team

The Community Participation Team (CPT) will meet on Monday, Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. to discuss the following:

•   Brainstorming for Public Engagement and Communications Plan

•   Website and Video Discussion

•  ...

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Planning
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Citizens Selected to Serve on the Comprehensive Plan Community Participation Team

Grove_eFYI

The James City County Board of Supervisors recently selected six citizens and four members of the Planning Commissioners to serve on the Community Participation Team (CPT).  The CPT will help staff with public outreach efforts during the review a...

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Planning

News Flash

Posted on: August 22, 2019

Police Department Seeks Grant Funding Under Justice Assistance Grant

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

James City County Police Department is seeking funding for enhancing law enforcement programs through the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program: Local Solicitation in the amount of $10,710. The Police Department plans to use the JAG...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Police Warn of ATM Skimmers

ATM Skimmers

Skimmers are becoming more prevalent in our area and one was recently located at a bank in James City County.Skimmers are devices that are placed over card readers on machines that scan credit or debit cards, like ATM’s and gas pumps. Criminals ...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Person

Juliann Crystal Hobbs

Juliann Crystal Hobbs was reported as a missing person to Virginia Beach Police Department in April of this year. Investigators have recently received information that an acquaintance dropped Ms. Hobbs off at approximately 1:30 p.m. on March 11, 2019 at t...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Police Invite You and Your Kids to Ice Cream With a Cop

Ice Cream With a Cop

In an effort to reach kids and adults alike, James City County Police Department offers Ice Cream With a Cop, a spin-off of Coffee With a Cop, but for kids. Ice Cream With a Cop aims to bridge relationships between local police officers and kids in a fun ...

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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: 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

6 Stories
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

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

August is Craft Beer Month in Virginia

August is Craft Beer Month

Whether you are craving an IPA, wheat beer or stout, there are numerous places in the County that offer large selections of beer and some even have growler fills.There is one craft brewery in James City County that opened in late October of 2017. Billsbur...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Aug. 30 is Jazz Night at Jamestown Jams Featuring Good Shot Judy

Good Shot Judy band photo

Come enjoy free live music on Friday, Aug. 30 with Good Shot Judy as they perform for Jazz Night during Jamestown Jams at Jamestown Beach Event Park.Good Shot Judy specializes in delivering top-notch vocal jazz and recreating the classic nightclub enterta...

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Tourism News
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Announces New Roller Coaster for 2020

Pantheon Construction

Busch Gardens Williamsburg announced a new roller coaster for 2020 on July 30. The new roller coaster, Pantheon, will be located in the Festa Italia area of the park. Pantheon will include four launches and will reach a top speed of 72.5 mph, making it th...

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Tourism News
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Ingrid Michaelson Live at the Williamsburg Winery

Ingrid Michaelson at Uncorked and Unplugged

Celebrate the end of summer with wine and live music! Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Towne presents the 5th annual 94.9 The Point and Mix98.1 Uncorked & Unplugged Live from the Williamsburg Winery on Saturday, Aug. 24. Doors open at 5 p.m. and music ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2019

Fee Free Days at Historic Jamestowne

Historic Jamestowne

Throughout the year, there are several fee free days at Historic Jamestowne. On these select days, there is no admission fee.

Fee Free Days

  • Sunday, Aug. 25 in honor of the National Park Service Founders Day
  • Saturday, Sept. 28 in honor of National Public Land...
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