Posted on: December 18, 2017

WYDaily Article Inquires About Domestic Violence Crimes & Holiday Season

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Recently, the WYDaily posed this question to three member organization affiliated with the JCC AVAW (Avalon Center, James City County Police Department, and James City County AVAW Project Coordinator Munden). In the article, the professionals provide a ca...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Webisode #6 Now Available

Alliance on Violence Against Women (AVAW) logo

To mark the last day of National Domestic Violence Awareness month...The new webisode titled " After The Call" explores what services and pathways are open to intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault, and stalking victims in the James Cit...

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Webisode #6: After The Call Colonial Community Corrections
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: January 12, 2018

Kingsmill Championship Returns to James City County

LPGA

The Kingsmill Championship will once again host some of the top players of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) on the renowned River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 14-20, 2018. Will champion Lexi Thompson defend her title from 2017?As part ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 18, 2017

Alewerks Brewing Company Named “Best Brewery” in Hampton Roads

Alewerks

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company was named “Best Brewery” in Hampton Roads by Veer Magazine. Alewerks has a primary location in York County, but in 2017 opened a second taproom in James City County...

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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: 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

Posted on: January 17, 2018

Corey Delmont Bryant

Corey Delmont Bryant

Age: 46

Felony credit card theft and felony unauthorized use of a vehicle

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

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

James Davis Carrington, Jr.

James Davis Carrington Jr

Age: 47

Probation Violation (original charge: domestic assault)

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

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Dowens Aine

Dowens Aine

Age: 20

Grand Larceny (Felony)

If you have any information that might help police locate Aine, 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 Crime Line may remain an...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Rodney Johnson (aka: Rodney Dushack)

Rodney Johnson

Age: 49

Felony aggravated assault by strangulation and felony assault

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

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Seth Gabriel Gene Weaver

Seth Gabriel Gene Weaver

Age: 18

Grand Larceny – felony (2 counts) and unlawful discharge of a firearm

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

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Richard Mason Clark

Richard Mason Clark

Age: 47

Probation Violation – Felony (for DUI Habitual Offender)

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

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Michelle Marie Roush

Michelle Marie Roush

Age: 28

Capias – Probation Violation for original charge of shoplifting (Felony)

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

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Shamonte Joseph Sexton

Sexton Shamonte Joseph

Age: 24

Felony indictment for distribution of Schedule I/II drug

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

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Ryan Decarlo Braxton

Ryan Decarlo Braxton

Age: 42

Domestic assault, abduction (felony), grand larceny (felony)

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

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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: 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: 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: January 18, 2018

County Facilities to Open Jan. 18 at 10 a.m., Libraries to Open at Noon

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Due to the inclement weather, all County facilities and courts will open on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. Libraries will now open at noon.County emergency officials urge residents to monitor local media for the latest updates. County closings and weather-r...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Board of Supervisors Seeks Applicants to Serve on Planning Commission and Other Committees

Volunteers Needed for County Boards, Commissions and Committees

Did you make a resolution to get involved in your community? Here’s your opportunity! The James City County Board of Supervisors is looking for citizens to serve on boards, commissions and committees. Applications are accepted and considered on ...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Kingsmill Championship Returns to James City County

LPGA

The Kingsmill Championship will once again host some of the top players of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) on the renowned River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 14-20, 2018. Will champion Lexi Thompson defend her title from 2017?As part ...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2018

VDOT Announces Full Ramp Closures for I-64 Widening Project

VDOT Virginia Department of Transportation

Detours will be in place during overnight closures Jan. 14-18.Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps to perform construction activities on the second segment of the I-64 Widening Project, from...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Police Host Coffee With A Cop

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

You’re invited to join James City County Police Department at Jimmy’s Oven and Grill located at 7201 Richmond Road on Feb. 16, 8-10 a.m. for Coffee With a Cop. County Officers will join citizens in an informal setting to discuss community issues, build re...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2018

What Happened at the Jan. 9 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

Kara

Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Jan. 9, 2018 meeting.Special thanks to our pledge leader, Kara Kinsman!Consent Calendar, Approved 5-0

1. Minutes Adoption2. Contract Award for Banking Services3. Dedic...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Jr. NBA Skills Challenge Presented by Verizon

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Registration
is now open for a free new program that is sure to be a “slam dunk” with boysand girls ages 13 and younger! Offered in partnership with James City County
Parks & Recreation and presented by Verizon, the Jr. NBA Skills Challengecompe...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2018

James City County Police Offer Firearm Safety Classes

Firearm Safety Class

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

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News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Notice of Time and Location of Board of Supervisors’ Retreat

County logo James City County Virginia Jamestown 1607

During the Board’s Organizational Meeting, the time and location of the Board’s Retreat had not been determined.  As of today, the meeting has been scheduled to take place at The Pamela and Elmon Gray Presentation Hall, Jamestown Settlement, 2110...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Clean County Commission Grants Clean Business Award to Harris Teeter Marketplace

2017 3rd Quarter Clean Business Award Winner

The Harris Teeter Marketplace in Lightfoot, located at 6485 Centerville Road, was selected by the James City Clean County Commission to receive the 2017 3rd Quarter Clean Business Award. The Committee was impressed by the marketplace's recycling, composti...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Board of Supervisors Organizes for 2018

BOS Meeting 1-2-18

The James City County Board of Supervisors met on Jan. 2 for their annual organizational meeting to elect a Chairman and Vice Chairman. Ruth Larson was elected Chairman. Jim Icenhour was elected Vice Chairman.Larson represents the Berkeley District and wa...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2017

January Events

January Flash

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for February classes is open Jan. 29-Feb. 7. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and onlin...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Grove Community Recreation Plan Survey

Community Rec Survey_Flash

James City County Parks & Recreation is updating its
recreation plan for the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center
, located in the Grove community adjacent to James River Elementary School. We want to hear from you – what programs, services, fac...

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Additional Info... News Releases
Posted on: December 27, 2017

Free Christmas Tree and Leaf Disposal Available for Residents

Spruce

Through Jan. 31, James City County residents can recycle Christmas trees free of charge at any County Convenience Center during normal operating hours. The Centers are located at 117 Tewning Road, 1204 Jolly Pond Road and 185 Industrial Boulevard. All dec...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Police Launch New Website

Police to Citizen Contact Website

Police have launched a new website providing convenience to citizens and greater access to public information. The Police to Citizen (P2C) site interfaces with our existing Records Management System to provide information to citizens at any time of day. P...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2017

Alewerks Brewing Company Named “Best Brewery” in Hampton Roads

Alewerks

James City County is pleased to announce that Alewerks Brewing Company was named “Best Brewery” in Hampton Roads by Veer Magazine. Alewerks has a primary location in York County, but in 2017 opened a second taproom in James City County at the Williamsburg...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Applications for Addition to the Agricultural and Forestal District Available

Pates Neck AFD map

James City County is accepting applications until April 15, 2018 for property additions to the Pates Neck Agricultural and Forestal District (AFD) in advance of the district’s renewal in August 2018. A map showing the location of the County&...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Police to Offer Citizens Police Academy

Law Enforcement Center

The James City County Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy has been offering members of our local community the opportunity to get an inside look at the operation and function of police procedures since 1994. The classes offer an overview of the De...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2017

2017 Leaf Disposal Options Announced

Leaves on ground under trees

Self Haul

James City County residents may drop off leaves free of charge Nov. 6-19, 2017 and Jan. 2-21, 2018 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 in...

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News Releases

Posted on: January 9, 2018

Jr. NBA Skills Challenge Presented by Verizon

Jr_NBA_SkillsChallenge_Resize1_News Flash

Registration
is now open for a free new program that is sure to be a “slam dunk” with boysand girls ages 13 and younger! Offered in partnership with James City County
Parks & Recreation and presented by Verizon, the Jr. NBA Ski...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 28, 2017

January Events

January Flash

Aquatics

Learn to Swim, Free Swim Evaluations There are individual registration periods before each swim lesson session. Registration for February classes is open Jan. 29-Feb. 7. Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and onlin...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Grove Community Recreation Plan Survey

Community Rec Survey_Flash

James City County Parks & Recreation is updating its
recreation plan for the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center
, located in the Grove community adjacent to James River Elementary School. We want to hear from you – what programs, services, fac...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 11, 2017

James City County Earns National Accreditation in Parks & Recreation

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James City County joins the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). T...

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Parks & Recreation

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Police Host Coffee With A Cop

James City County Police Department patrol vehicle

You’re invited to join James City County Police Department at Jimmy’s Oven and Grill located at 7201 Richmond Road on Feb. 16, 8-10 a.m. for Coffee With a Cop. County Officers will join citizens in an informal setting to discuss commun...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 8, 2018

James City County Police Offer Firearm Safety Classes

Firearm Safety Class

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

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Police Department
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Police Launch New Website

Police to Citizen Contact Website

Police have launched a new website providing convenience to citizens and greater access to public information. The Police to Citizen (P2C) site interfaces with our existing Records Management System to provide information to citizens at any time of day. P...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Police to Offer Citizens Police Academy

Law Enforcement Center

The James City County Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy has been offering members of our local community the opportunity to get an inside look at the operation and function of police procedures since 1994. The classes offer an overview...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 14, 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: December 20, 2017

18 Things to Do in 2018

2018

While there are plenty of things to explore in James City County, we thought you might like 18 suggestions of things to do in 2018.

  1. Enjoy the Williamsburg Tasting Trail, which includes the Williamsburg Winery and Billsburg Brewery.
  2. Bike the eight miles of V...
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Tourism Blog

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Kingsmill Championship returns to James City County

LPGA

The Kingsmill Championship will once again host some of the top players of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) on the renowned River Course at Kingsmill Resort on May 14-20, 2018. Will champion Lexi Thompson defend her title from 2017?

As part ...

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Tourism News

Posted on: January 17, 2018

What's Happening This Weekend?

Jan. 19

  • Have you visited the Williamsburg Tasting Trail? There’s no better time than the present! Stops in James City County include the 8 Shires Distillery, Billsburg Brewery and the Williamsburg Winery.
  • Now is the time! It’s a New Year, time ...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Need Weekend Plans?

Jan. 12

  • Go to the longest running science fiction/fantasy convention in Hampton Roads – MarsCon at the DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg. The convention runs Jan. 12-14. This is the 28th year of MarsCon. A ticket for the weekend is $50, but day passes and childre...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: January 3, 2018

What Will You Do This Weekend?

Jan 5

Should there be any inclement weather, please make sure to check to see if individual events are still occurring.

  • Come out for free movies the first Friday night of every month at Abram Frink Jr. Community Center! Movie Nights are held in the Frink Center...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: December 22, 2017

How Will You Enjoy the Weekend?

Dec. 29

  • Enjoy Puppet Storytime at the James City County Library on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 11 a.m. Our puppets and teen puppeteers are back to visit for this fantastic monthly story time. Sing and dance with our puppets and enjoy stories, flannel games and other act...
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Tourism Top 10
Posted on: December 20, 2017

What Activities Are This Weekend?

Dec. 22

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Tourism Top 10