News Flash

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

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 28, 2020

Governor Northam Invites Small Businesses and Nonprofits to Apply for Up to $100,000 from Rebuild VA

Rebuild Virginia logo

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Rebuild VA, a grant program to help small businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, will expand eligibility criteria and increase the amount of grant money businesses receive.Rebu...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Second Set of Finalists from Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Announced

Start Peninsula logo

On Tuesday, Oct. 13, the second set of finalists for the 2020 Start Peninsula were announced following an online micro pitch competition. The finalists are 13b Bakery & Bistro, Opready, Stasis, Universal Cure: The Stress Reduction Program and Wave Cof...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 14, 2020

New Event Venue Begins Construction

The Maine of Williamsburg

James City County is pleased to announce that The Maine of Williamsburg (The Maine) has begun construction of a new wedding, event and retreat venue. The Maine will be 9,000 square feet of indoor space on a 20 acre parcel, which is part of a working a far...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Business Submissions Needed for New Awareness Campaign

COB Submissions

James City County Economic Development is pleased to invite County-based businesses to be featured in an awareness campaign celebrating County businesses and resiliency. The Office of Economic Development knows that 2020 has been difficult and the County ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 9, 2020

SBA and Treasury Announce Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less

Small Business Administration logo

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to pr...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Branscome, Inc. Recognized for Exemplary Safety Record in 2019

Branscome

Branscome, Inc., which is headquartered in James City County, was recognized for their exemplary safety record in 2019 by the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) and the Virginia Transportation and Construction Alliance (VTCA). DMME a...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Classic Consignments Williamsburg is Now Open at 7405 Richmond Road, Suite A.

Classic Consignments Williamsburg

Classic Consignments Williamsburg recently held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for its new space at 7405 Richmond Road, Suite A. Classic Consignments is a gift and consignment store selling gently used furniture and accessories. Classic Consignments i...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Expansion of $70 Million Rebuild VA Grant Fund for Small Businesses

Rebuild Virginia logo

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Rebuild VA, the $70 million economic recovery fund launched in August, is expanding its eligibility criteria to allow more small businesses to apply. Businesses that received funding from the federal Coronavirus...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Easing of Restrictions in Hampton Roads

commonweath of virginia office of governor ralph s northam

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that, due to significantly improved health metrics in the Eastern Region, localities in Hampton Roads will join the rest of the Commonwealth in Phase Three of the “Forward Virginia&rd...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Start Peninsula Changes Event Format to Multiple Smaller Competitions

Start Peninsula logo

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return for its ninth annual year in 2020. Beginning next month, Start Peninsula will begin a series of three micropitch competitions held on July 14, Sept. 22 and Oct. 13. At each micropitch event, there...

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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: 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 3 felony warrants for forgery and 3 misdemeanor warrants for obtain money by fal...

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Most Wanted
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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Most Wanted
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 2 felony warrants for grand larceny and forgery...

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Most Wanted
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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Most Wanted
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 Circui...

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Submit a Tip 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 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 & D...

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Submit a tip Most Wanted
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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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: 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 6 outstanding warrants for Cooper out of Williamsburg/James City County General D...

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P3tips Most Wanted
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 fo...

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Most Wanted
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...

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Most Wanted
Posted on: December 11, 2019

Tyrone Hurst

Tyrone Hurst 2019

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 C...

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Most Wanted
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 probati...

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: October 28, 2020

Governor Northam Invites Small Businesses and Nonprofits to Apply for Up to $100,000 from Rebuild VA

Rebuild Virginia logo

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Rebuild VA, a grant program to help small businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, will expand eligibility criteria and increase the amount of grant money businesses receive.Rebu...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Parks & Recreation Plans November Events

November Events_Flash

As 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 Virginia, the Virginia Department ...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Police Respond to Fatal Traffic Crash

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Oct. 28 at approximately 6:54 a.m., officers responded to a crash involving a Kawasaki motorcycle and a Chevrolet work truck in the intersection of Olde Stage Road (Route 30) and Barnes Road. The truck was traveling west on Olde Stage Road and was maki...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Tuck in Your Lawn for Winter with Gardening Tips from askHRgreen.org

child with leaves

The popularity of gardening and landscaping has exploded during the coronavirus pandemic. Limited in our activities, we turned to tomatoes, herbs and butterfly gardens to pass the time and calm our anxiety. But cooler days are on the horizon, and soon we ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Bike The Bridge Registration is Open

BikeTheBridge_NewsFlash

Join James City County Parks & Recreation for the first annual - Bike the Bridge, a new biking event along the Virginia Capital Trail. Take on the challenge and take in the fresh air! The ride is set for Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Check-in begins...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Police Accepting Applications for Police Officer I/II

Police Recruitment Flash

Are you looking for a career that provides good benefits and allows you to serve a remarkable community? Now through Nov. 2, James City County Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer I (Recruit) and II.JCCPD is a mid-size department...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2020

County Allocates CARES Act Funding to 17 Local Non-Profit Organizations

CARES Act Funding for Non-profit Organizations

James City County recently allocated $339,184 of CARES Act funding to the following 17 local non-profit organizations that provide assistance to County residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • 3e Restoration
  • Avalon
  • Bacon Street
  • Community of Faith Mission
  • G...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Police Investigate Residential Burglary

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Oct. 17 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., someone entered a secured residence in the 4900 block of Trailside in New Town and stole items from the residence. There were no signs of forced entry. The residence is a rental unit managed by a prope...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Two Additional Locations Available for Ballot Drop Off

Vote web

Registered voters in James City County can now drop off completed ballots for the Nov. 3 election at the following locations:

  • New! - Abram Frink Jr. Community Center, 8901 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • New! - James City County Library, 7770 Croak...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Nov. 4 Planning Commission Canceled

Planning Commission meeting canceled

The James City County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 4 has been canceled.The Planning Commission will meet on Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. for a joint work session with the Board of Supervisors and will be held in the James City County Gov...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Second Set of Finalists from Start Peninsula Micro Pitch Announced

Start Peninsula logo

On Tuesday, Oct. 13, the second set of finalists for the 2020 Start Peninsula were announced following an online micro pitch competition. The finalists are 13b Bakery & Bistro, Opready, Stasis, Universal Cure: The Stress Reduction Program and Wave Cof...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2020

James City County Housing to Open Waiting List for Mainstream Vouchers

Mainstream Voucher Waiting List Open Online Only Oct 29 9 am 6 pm

James City County Housing will be accepting applications on-line for its Housing Choice Voucher, Mainstream Voucher Program beginning Oct. 29, 2020 from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Applications must be submitted on-line at www.waitlistcheck.com/va2701.S...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2020

New Event Venue Begins Construction

The Maine of Williamsburg

James City County is pleased to announce that The Maine of Williamsburg (The Maine) has begun construction of a new wedding, event and retreat venue. The Maine will be 9,000 square feet of indoor space on a 20 acre parcel, which is part of a working a far...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Police Seek Larceny Suspects

Renwick - Jamestown Road larceny from vehicles

On Sept. 19 and Oct. 3, an unknown group of suspects made entry into multiple unlocked vehicles throughout the Jamestown Road/Lake Powell Road areas of the County. Multiple items including firearms, credit cards, checks and cash were taken. It appears to ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Good News for Flood Insurance Policy Holders

Community Rating System Presentation web

Homeowners with flood insurance policies in James City County will see a larger discount in their rates as the result of floodplain management activities implemented by the County.

The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Business Submissions Needed for New Awareness Campaign

COB Submissions

James City County Economic Development is pleased to invite County-based businesses to be featured in an awareness campaign celebrating County businesses and resiliency. The Office of Economic Development knows that 2020 has been difficult and the County ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2020

2020 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

Leaves under a tree

Self HaulJames City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 14-22, 2020 and Jan. 9-17, 2021 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 9, 2020

Classic Consignments Williamsburg is Now Open at 7405 Richmond Road, Suite A.

Classic Consignments Williamsburg

Classic Consignments Williamsburg recently held a ribbon cutting and grand opening for its new space at 7405 Richmond Road, Suite A. Classic Consignments is a gift and consignment store selling gently used furniture and accessories. Classic Consignments i...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Halloween 2020

Halloween

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) have issued guidance for Halloween. Unless new guidance is issued prior to the end of the month, James City County feels that those who want to participate in...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Did You Miss the LIVE Broadcast of This Week in James City County Featuring the Election Q&A?

Dianna Moorman web

James City County’s Director of Elections and General Registrar, Dianna Moorman recently joined us for our first live episode of This Week in James City County. She talked about the upcoming election, recent changes in laws, important deadlines and more.V...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Fall Activity Brochure Available! Get Your Copy!

Fall Brochure Cover_Flash

Destination Recreation BrochureParks & Recreation welcomes you to fall and to a new world where the great outdoors, more than ever, can also be great medicine in these challenging times. The Fall 2020 edition of Destination
Recreation
highlights all ...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Parks & Recreation Plans October Events

October Flash

As 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 Virginia, the Virginia Department ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Police to Host Stuff the Cruiser Food Drive

stuff the cruiser

James City County Police Department will host a Stuff the Cruiser Food Drive on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Walmart Neighborhood Market at 4670 Casey Boulevard. Citizens are invited stop by and drop off non-perishable food items for holiday meals for loc...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Expansion of $70 Million Rebuild VA Grant Fund for Small Businesses

Rebuild Virginia logo

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Rebuild VA, the $70 million economic recovery fund launched in August, is expanding its eligibility criteria to allow more small businesses to apply. Businesses that received funding from the federal Coronavirus...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Three Options for Voting in the Nov. 3 General and Special Election

Vote web

Registered voters in James City County have three ways to cast their ballots for the General and Special election in November.In-person absentee (early) and mail-in voting is now available to all James City County registered voters. Sample ballots, precin...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

PerfectMind Introduced

PerfectMind_NewsFlash

James City County Parks & Recreation has launched PerfectMind, a new registration system. The new system offers customers a more efficient experience for all department registrations including memberships, drop-in admissions, facility reservations and...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Parks & Recreation Plans Child Care Program for Grades K-5

REC Connect logo for news flash jpg

James City County Parks & Recreation’s state-licensed REC Connect program will modify its operations in conjunction with WJCC Schools’ decision to offer remote learning for the first nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year. REC Conne...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Start Peninsula Changes Event Format to Multiple Smaller Competitions

Start Peninsula logo

Start Peninsula is pleased to announce that it will return for its ninth annual year in 2020. Beginning next month, Start Peninsula will begin a series of three micropitch competitions held on July 14, Sept. 22 and Oct. 13. At each micropitch event, there...

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News Releases
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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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2020

James City County Parks & Facilities

Coronavirus covid19 update news flash 2020

James City County Parks & Facilities

County Parks, Centers & Facilities Update September 25, 2020   Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, some park amenities remain closed. Th...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 28, 2020

November Events

November Events_Flash

As 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 Virginia, the Virginia Department ...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Customer Satisfaction Survey

Customer Service Survey

James City County Parks & Recreation strives to provide outstanding programs, parks, facilities and customer service. Please take a moment to complete our biennial Customer Satisfaction Survey and let us know how we're doing! This survey is t...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Bike The Bridge

BikeTheBridge_NewsFlash

Bike The BridgeJoin James City County Parks & Recreation for the first annual - Bike the Bridge, a new biking event along the Virginia Capital Trail. Take on the challenge and take in the fresh air! The ride is set for Saturday, Nov. 7, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. ...

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

Live Well Week

Live Well Flash_2020

Live Well WeekJames City County is offering its annual Live Well event, redesigned this year to reflect social distancing guidelines now in place. Stop by the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road, Monday-Friday, Nov. 2-6 (no program Nov...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Did You Miss the LIVE Broadcast of This Week in James City County Featuring the Election Q&A?

Dianna Moorman web

James City County’s Director of Elections and General Registrar, Dianna Moorman recently joined us for our first live episode of This Week in James City County. She talked about the upcoming election, recent changes in laws, important deadlines ...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Fall Activity Brochure Available! Get Your Copy!

Fall Brochure Cover_Flash

Destination Recreation BrochureParks & Recreation welcomes you to fall and to a new world where the great outdoors, more than ever, can also be great medicine in these challenging times. The Fall 2020 edition of Destination
Recreation
highlights all ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 29, 2020

October Events

October Flash

As 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 Virginia, the Virginia Department ...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 8, 2020

PerfectMind Introduced

PerfectMind_NewsFlash

James City County Parks & Recreation has launched PerfectMind, a new registration system. The new system offers customers a more efficient experience for all department registrations including memberships, drop-in admissions, facility reservations and...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Parks & Recreation Plans Child Care Program for Grades K-5

REC Connect logo for news flash jpg

James City County Parks & Recreation’s state-licensed REC Connect program will modify its operations in conjunction with WJCC Schools’ decision to offer remote learning for the first nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year. REC Conne...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2020

James City County Parks & Facilities

Coronavirus covid19 update news flash 2020

James City County Parks & Facilities

County Parks, Centers & Facilities Update September 25, 2020   Due to the continued impacts of COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines, some park amenities remain closed. Th...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Police Respond to Fatal Traffic Crash

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Oct. 28 at approximately 6:54 a.m., officers responded to a crash involving a Kawasaki motorcycle and a Chevrolet work truck in the intersection of Olde Stage Road (Route 30) and Barnes Road. The truck was traveling west on Olde Stage Road and was maki...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Police Accepting Applications for Police Officer I/II

Police Recruitment Flash

Are you looking for a career that provides good benefits and allows you to serve a remarkable community? Now through Nov. 2, James City County Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer I (Recruit) and II.JCCPD is a mid-size department...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Police Investigate Residential Burglary

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Oct. 17 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., someone entered a secured residence in the 4900 block of Trailside in New Town and stole items from the residence. There were no signs of forced entry. The residence is a rental unit managed by a prope...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Police Seek Larceny Suspects

Renwick - Jamestown Road larceny from vehicles

On Sept. 19 and Oct. 3, an unknown group of suspects made entry into multiple unlocked vehicles throughout the Jamestown Road/Lake Powell Road areas of the County. Multiple items including firearms, credit cards, checks and cash were taken. It appears to ...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Halloween 2020

Halloween

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) have issued guidance for Halloween. Unless new guidance is issued prior to the end of the month, James City County feels that those who want to participate in...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Halloween Safety Tips

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James City County Police also recommend the following general safety tips for Halloween night:

  • Costumes should be easy to walk in and short enough to avoid tripping. They should be made out of non-flammable material and easy to see in the dark. Reflective ...
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Police Department
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Police to Host Stuff the Cruiser Food Drive

stuff the cruiser

James City County Police Department will host a Stuff the Cruiser Food Drive on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Walmart Neighborhood Market at 4670 Casey Boulevard. Citizens are invited stop by and drop off non-perishable food items for holiday meal...

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Police Department
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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Police Department
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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Police Department
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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Awards Police Department
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Most Wanted

Most Wanted NF1

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: October 14, 2020

New Event Venue Begins Construction

The Maine of Williamsburg

James City County is pleased to announce that The Maine of Williamsburg (The Maine) has begun construction of a new wedding, event and retreat venue. The Maine will be 9,000 square feet of indoor space on a 20 acre parcel, which is part of a working a far...

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Tourism News
Posted on: September 27, 2020

Final Fee Free Day at Historic Jamestowne

Historic Jamestowne Captain John Smith statue facing towards land

Throughout the year, there are several fee free days at Historic Jamestowne. On these select days, there are no admission fees.The final fee free day is Monday, Nov. 11 in commemoration of Veterans Day.Admission is $20 for those 16 years of age and older ...

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