Posted on: February 23, 2016

$450,000 in DOJ Funding For Sexual Assault Prevention Initiatives in Williamsburg

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On Sept. 28, 2015, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the Department of Justice has awarded the James City County Police Department in Williamsburg, Virginia $450,000 through a grant to support programs that help prevent sexual assault...

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Colonial Community Corrections
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Avalon Works to Break the Cycle of Abuse

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That night, something felt different. She had been in the relationship for four years, and the abuse started after about a year. It started slowly, she said, with verbal jabs. He apologized, she forgave. They broke up, they got back together. She knew she...

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Avalon Colonial Community Corrections

Posted on: August 11, 2017

August is Craft Beer Month

Craft Beer 17

August is Craft Beer Month in Virginia and in James City County, we are happy to celebrate. It is well documented that when the settlers first arrived to Jamestown they were already concocting colonial brews to make the water drinkable. If you’d like to r...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 10, 2017

WJCC Public Schools merited division recognition and multiple schools received awards.

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Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools merited division recognition and multiple schools received awards in advanced learning and achievement.

2017 Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Awards

  • D.J. Montague Elementary School
  • Lois Hornsby Middle...
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Economic Development
Posted on: July 28, 2017

FoodaTude..Food with Attitude Wins Award

CoVA Best of

Local food truck, FoodaTude..Food with Attitude (FoodaTude), has won the Coastal Virginia Magazine Best Of Readers’ Choice Award for Best Food Truck Peninsula. This is the first award that FoodaTude has received since opening in July 2016.

FoodaTude is own...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 17, 2017

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is Now Open in Settler’s Market

MOOYAH

James City County is pleased to announce that MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is now open in Settler’s Market at 4640 Casey Boulevard, Suite K 140. MOOYAH offers customizable burgers including beef burgers, turkey burgers and a black bean veg...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 27, 2017

Understanding Food Trucks in James City County

Food trucks

Regulations regarding food trucks, also known as mobile food vending vehicles, were approved by the James City County Board of Supervisors in November and December of 2016.  All regulations are available in Article II Sec. 24-49 of the Code of Ja...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Billsburg Brewery, Inc. to Open Brewery at Marina

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On Aug. 2, the James City County Economic Development Authority entered into an agreement with Billsburg Brewery, Inc. to sublease the top floor of the building at the James City County Marina and adjacent property located at 2054 Jamestown Road.

Billsburg...

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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

Posted on: March 20, 2017

8231 Richmond Road, Toano, VA

8231 Richmond Road

Property features a 7,500 square foot metal building with brick veneer on two acres zoned A-1 with a special-use permit that was approved in 2009. Building has 25’ ceilings. The building has 2 dock doors at the rear of the building: 13&rsquo...

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More Sites & Buildings Featured Properties

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

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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

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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

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Boryce Leon Jones

JONES BORYCE LEON

Age: 38

Possession of cocaine (felony), distribution of cocaine (felony) 2nd offense

If you have any information that might help police locate Jones, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Kevin Wayne Canaday Jr

Kevin W Canaday Jr

Age: 27

Possess/transport firearm by convicted felon (felony), grand larceny (felony), revocation of suspended sentence – original charge of manufacture/sell controlled substance (felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Canaday, pl...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Matthew James Hill

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Age: 23

Forge and utter check (felony) 2 warrants, larceny of checks (misdemeanor) 3 warrants

If you have any information that might help police locate Hill, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime L...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Ramond Lamont James

Raymond Lamont James

Age: 39

Fail to appear (original charge of possession with intent to distribute a schedule I/II drug). Violation of VASAP Program for a DUI conviction.

If you have any information that might help police locate James, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email t...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Herbert Gene Dorman Jr.

Most Wanted Herbert G Dorman

Fraud - Failure to Perform Construction (Felony)If you have any information that might help police locate Dorman, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to the Cri...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Keith Wayne Hilliard

Most Wanted: Keith Wayne Hilliard

Probation Violation (Original charge: Unlawful wounding)

If you have any information that might help police locate Hilliard, please call/text 757-253-1800 or email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Sibylla Hope Coles

Most Wanted - Sibylla Hope Coles

Possession of Schedule I, II Controlled Substance (Felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Davis, please call 757-253-1800 or text/email tips@jamescitycountyva.gov. You may also contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers t...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Bruce Wayne Harris Jr.

Bruce Wayne Harris Jr

Probation Violation (Felony) for Original Charge of Sex Offense and Fail to Register as a Violent Sex Offender, 2nd offense.

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Kreetay Lamour Briggs

Most Wanted: Keetay Lamour Briggs

Fail to Appear for original charge of Credit Card Theft

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Jarius Christopher Wallace

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Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute (Felony) (2 counts)

Possession of a Gun While Selling Drugs

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Cleveland M. McClaine III

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Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony).


 If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Karl Scott Knoyer

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Contempt of Court (2 charges) Abscond from Probation Supervision If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Shaun David Brown

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Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Kenneth Brandon Sharpe

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Credit Card Theft – Felony Credit Card Fraud - Felony Grand Larceny – Felony Capias Fail to Appear If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Donald Conklin McGuire

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Capias - Abscond from Probation Supervision. If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Larry Earl Batts

Larry Earl Batts

Aggravated Sexual Battery, Revocation of Suspended Sentence. If you know the location of this individual, please contact 757-566-0112.

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Additional Charges Follow Discovery of Drug Labs During Execution of Search Warrant

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Aug. 9 at approximately 7:10 p.m., JCC SWAT Team assisted the Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force in the execution of a search warrant in the 100 block of Tanbark Lane. As officers were conducting surveillance in preparation to execute the warrant, they observe...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2017

What happened at the Aug. 8 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

Aug 8 Pledge

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Aug. 8, 2017 meeting:

Special thanks to our pledge leader Luke Sipes!

Presentations

1. 2017 Historical Commission Annual Update to the Board of Supervisors and Historica...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Want to Receive JCC Alert Calls on Your Schedule?

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James City County recently switched to a new mass notification system for JCC Alert. Here are a few tips on how to customize the system so you only receive the notifications you are most interested in when you want to receive them.

Don’t want to ...

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JCC Alert News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2017

New Adopt-A-Spots Assigned to Boy Scout Troop 414 and the Five Forks Ruritans

Adopt A Spots 2017

As part of the Clean County Commission’s county-wide volunteer recruitment efforts, the Adopt-A-Spot Program provides businesses and local organizations the opportunity to give back to their community. By adopting an area in need of litter clean...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Operating Hours Changing at County Outdoor Pools

Outdoor Pools

Pool Operation Hours Change 

James City County operates two outdoor pools at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Upper County Park. The pools are open through Labor Day; however, there are changes in their daily operating schedules effective Aug. 7.&...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2017

What's on JCC TV in August?

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JCC TV broadcasts a wide variety of programming, from board meetings to locally-produced shows and movies. Here are a few highlights for the month of August: 

NASA EDGE (every day at 5:30 p.m.)

Excited for the solar eclipse? NASA EDGE has you cover...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2017

Treasurer Announces Increase in Vehicle Registration Withholding Fee Effective Sept. 1

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Beginning Sept. 1, 2017, the fee to have a Vehicle Registration Withholding (DMV Stop) released by the James City County Treasurer’s Office will increase from $20 to $25.

The change is necessary to cover the increase in the fee charged to the Cou...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Parks and Recreation August Events

August Flash-07

August
Events

Aquatics Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations There areindividual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration
for August classes has closed. Registration for September classes is open Aug.30-Sept...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Fall 2017 Good Neighbor Environment Grant Application Now Available

Fall 2017 Good Neighbor Environment Grant Application

The Clean County Commission is making ten $500 Good Neighbor Environment 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 thro...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Advisory Committees Forming in Grove and Lafayette Square Neighborhoods

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Want to make a difference in your community? James City County Parks & Recreation is looking for residents, community organizations, businesses, churches and stakeholders to serve as Neighborhood Advisory Committee members regarding park and recreatio...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Credit Cards Accepted at Jolly Pond Convenience Center

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Effective immediately, customers have the option to use credit cards at the Jolly Pond Road Convenience Center to dispose of household trash and yard debris. Please note there is a 2.95% convenience fee for all credit card transactions. For example, if yo...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2017

FoodaTude..Food with Attitude Wins Award

CoVA Best of

Local food truck, FoodaTude..Food with Attitude (FoodaTude), has won the Coastal Virginia Magazine Best Of Readers’ Choice Award for Best Food Truck Peninsula. This is the first award that FoodaTude has received since opening in July 2016.

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News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Virginia Capital Trail Resurfacing Improvement Project to Begin

Resurfacing Project Trail Closures in Effect July 24 Through September 8, 2017

A project to restore and improve the pavement conditions on the pedestrian and bicycle shared-use path of the Virginia Capital Trail is scheduled to begin construction the week of July 24, 2017. The maintenance and resurfacing of this path will ensure tha...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Stormwater Management Workshop Scheduled

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Mark your calendars! James City County is offering a stormwater management workshop to provide an overview of stormwater drainage systems and best management practices (BMPs).

The workshop covers:

  • The importance of properly working BMPs and drainage facilit...
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News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Continues

Jamestown Jams

James City County is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, now called Jamestown Jams, is returning for the second year. Come and enjoy free live music on Sept. 1 and Oct. 6 with music from 6:30-8 p.m.

Each concert will focus on...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2017

They’re coming!

No mosquitoes

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 in and ar...
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News Releases

Posted on: August 4, 2017

County Outdoor Pools, Operating Hours Change

Outdoor Pools

Pool Operation Hours Change 

James City County operates two outdoor pools at Chickahominy Riverfront Park and Upper County Park. The pools are open through Labor Day; however, there are changes in their daily operating schedules effective Aug. 7.&...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 2, 2017

August Events

August Flash-07

August
Events

Aquatics Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations There areindividual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration
for August classes has closed. Registration for September classes is open Aug.30-Sept...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Cultivating Caring Communities

PR Advisory Committee_Flash_2017

Want to make a difference in your community? James City County Parks & Recreation is looking for residents, community organizations, businesses, churches and stakeholders to serve as Neighborhood Advisory Committee members regarding park and recreatio...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

Posted on: August 11, 2017

Additional Charges Follow Discovery of Drug Labs During Execution of Search Warrant

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

On Aug. 9 at approximately 7:10 p.m., JCC SWAT Team assisted the Tri-Rivers Drug Task Force in the execution of a search warrant in the 100 block of Tanbark Lane. As officers were conducting surveillance in preparation to execute the warrant, they observe...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 2, 2017

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 elect...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 16, 2017

The Watch Dial by JCCPD

The Watch Dial newsletter

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.Click to enlarge.

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The Watch Dial Police Department

Posted on: August 1, 2017

August is Craft Beer Month

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August is Craft Beer Month in Virginia and in James City County, we are happy to celebrate. It is well documented that when the settlers first arrived to Jamestown they were already concocting colonial brews to make the water drinkable. If you’d...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Events in August

August events

Jamestown Jams

Come jam with The Deloreans at Jamestown Beach Event Park on Aug. 4 with Jamestown Jams as they perform 80s music. Concert is free and open to the public. Both FoodaTude..Food with Attitude and Prost Food Truck will be present. The Arc of Gr...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Toby’s Dog House is Now Open

Toby's Dog House

Toby’s Dog House is now open in the former Carrot Tree Kitchens building at 1782 Jamestown Road. The new restaurant is owned by Glenn and Debi Helseth, who also own and operate Carrot Tree Kitchens. The restaurant is named after their late Corgi...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Where Can You Find Paddle Recreation?

Paddle craft

Have you ever tried paddle sports? Paddle sports include canoeing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boards. James City County has lots of options for trying a paddle sport with some assistance and there are also multiple locations where paddle craft can be re...

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Tourism Blog
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Get Moving in 2017

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Over the last several years, there has been a rise in athletic events and competitive athletics in JCC. If your New Year’s Resolution was to get moving and be more active, check out these athletic events in 2017.

Feb. 4 – Toano ...

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Tourism Blog

Posted on: August 17, 2017

Bacon’s Rebellion Special Event at Historic Jamestowne

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Enjoy a special evening walking tour to commemorate Bacon’s Rebellion on September 16. The event will include a symbolic burning of the town site as it occurred at Historic Jamestowne in 1676 along with living history interpreters. This special ...

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Tourism News
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Virginia Capital Trail Resurfacing Improvement Project to Begin

Resurfacing Project Trail Closures in Effect July 24 Through September 8, 2017

A project to restore and improve the pavement conditions on the pedestrian and bicycle shared-use path of the Virginia Capital Trail is scheduled to begin construction the week of July 24, 2017. The maintenance and resurfacing of this path will ensure tha...

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Tourism News
Posted on: July 17, 2017

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is Now Open in Settler’s Market

MOOYAH

James City County is pleased to announce that MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is now open in Settler’s Market at 4640 Casey Boulevard, Suite K 140. MOOYAH offers customizable burgers including beef burgers, turkey burgers and a black bean veggie burger...

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Tourism News

Posted on: August 14, 2017

Need Weekend Plans?

Aug. 18

You can catch fireworks every Friday night at Busch Gardens during their Summer Nights event. On Saturday, they will have a concert at the Royal Palace Theatre featuring Lifehouse and Switchfoot. Concerts are included in park admission, but you can purcha...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: August 7, 2017

How Will You Spend Your Weekend?

Aug. 11

You can catch fireworks every Friday night at Busch Gardens during their Summer Nights event. On Saturday, they will have a concert at the Royal Palace Theatre featuring Kool & the Gang. Concerts are included in park admission, but you can purchase re...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: July 31, 2017

What's Happening This Weekend?

Aug. 5

Come jam with The Deloreans at Jamestown Beach Event Park on Aug. 4 with Jamestown Jams as they perform 80s music. Concert is free and open to the public. Both FoodaTude..Food with Attitude and Prost Food Truck will be present. The Arc o...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: July 24, 2017

What Activities Are This Weekend?

July 28

Did you know that July is Ice Cream Month? Celebrate this weekend by grabbing a frozen treat in James City County. We have a list of ideas and even items you might not know exist like a donut sundae and fresh gelato.

You can catch fireworks every Friday ni...

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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Need Weekend Plans?

July 21

Enjoy a three day horror based event, Scares that Care Weekend on Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23, complete with fun activities, exciting celebrity guests and a spooky good time! Best of all - all proceeds raised from this event will go to help fa...

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Tourism Top 10