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Posted on: February 16, 2020

House Fire on Thompson Lane

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On Feb. 16 at 12:51 a.m., units from the James City County Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 100 block of Thompson Lane. Firefighters arrived to find fire showing from the front of the single story home. Occupants were home ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Local Black History Commemorated in Two Talks Hosted by Parks & Recreation

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Join James City County Parks & Recreation on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Freedom Park Interpretive Center for two programs featuring our local black history.Coming
To The Table
, a national non-profit organization which works to improve race relations, w...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2020

House Fire on Centerville Road

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On Feb. 13 at approximately 2:25 p.m., units from the James City Bruton Volunteer and James City County Fire Departments responded to a residential structure fire in the 6100 block of Centerville Road. Firefighters found the house fully engulfed in flames...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

CERT Training to Begin March 5

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If a disaster threatens or occurs, do you know what to do? If you take the James City County/Williamsburg Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, you will!In a major emergency, fire and law enforcement may not be able to reach you as quickly as...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Police Offer Firearm Safety Courses

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James City County Police Department is offering free firearm safety classes to the public in the coming months. Each one-session class will cover basic safety, handling, storage and laws related to carrying a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth of Virgi...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee (HTBAC) Seeking Applications for Two New Members

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The Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee (HTBAC) is currently seeking applications for two new members to represent James City County. Interested County residents can submit an application online.The HTBAC serves as an advisory body to the Plannin...

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Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee News Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2020

What happened at the Feb. 11 Board of Supervisors Meeting?

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Here’s a quick summary of actions taken by the Board of Supervisors during the Feb. 11 Regular Meeting:E.    PRESENTATIONS1.    Economic Impact of the Federal Sector on James City County

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Police Seek Identity of Counterfeit Suspects

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On Jan. 29, two unknown females passed counterfeit $100 bills at Papaya and Mother Maternity in the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. One of the females was captured on surveillance photos.If you are able to identify this subject or know who may have been inv...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

SWAT Team Member Guests on This Week in James City County

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Josh Ernst, an Investigator with James City County Police and a member of the SWAT Team, is our guest on the podcast this week. We discuss the use of force continuum for less lethal methods including impact munitions (bean bags), Tasers and more. Check it...

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This Week in James City County News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Looking for a Great Summer Job?

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Want a great job this summer? Are you 16 or older and care about providing superior customer service while maintaining the high quality of parks and recreation in James City County? We want to meet you! Come out to the Parks & Recreation Summer Job Fa...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Mark Your Calendar for Family Fun Night

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Join James City County Parks & Recreation for Family Fun Night on Saturday, Feb. 22, 7-9:30 p.m. at the James City County Recreation Center. The family-friendly event is an opportunity to enjoy gym games, create various craft projects, splash in the p...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Community Participation Team Listening Forums Scheduled for March 9 and 23

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The Engage 2045 Community Participation Team (CPT) invites local community organizations to participate in Listening Forums and to provide input for the County’s Comprehensive Plan update. The CPT Listening Forums will be held on Monday, Mar. 9 ...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Assault Suspect Taken into Custody on Route 199

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On Feb. 6 at approximately 3:45 p.m., officers were called to an assault in the 200 block of Reflection Drive. The 71-year-old male victim reported that his son had assaulted him and had fled the scene in his vehicle.Officers soon located the vehicle and ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Bicast Moves to Toano

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James City County is pleased to announce that Bicast has relocated to 8231 Richmond Road in Toano. Bicast is a family-owned company that specializes in doing custom work for a wide variety of historical sites, tourist attractions and vacation destinations...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Cars and Coffee With Cops

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You’re invited to join James City County Police Department for Cars and Coffee With Cops at James River Elementary School at 8901 Pocahontas Trail on March 14, 8 a.m.-noon. Car enthusiasts are invited to attend and chat with local officers in an...

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News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Fire and Police to Offer Two Additional Dates for Active Shooter and Stop the Bleed Training

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James City County’s Fire and Police Departments are hosting two CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events) training sessions followed by a Stop the Bleed training sessions on Saturday, April 11 and Saturday, May 2. Both sessions are held...

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Registration News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Great Events Planned in February from Parks & Recreation

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Aquatics Learn to Swim, Free Swim EvaluationsRegistration for March classes is open Feb. 10-21 Registration is accepted at the James City County Recreation Center and online at Aquatics. Having trouble deciding which swim level is appropriate for...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

County Schedules Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) Public Hearing

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Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) participants, applicants and landlords are encouraged to attend a public hearing to provide input on the Administrative Plan for the program. The hearing is scheduled for Monday, March 23 at 5 p.m. at the Housing Office, 5320 ...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Historical Commission Seeks Nominations for Historic Preservation Awards

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Historic Preservation Awards are presented by the Historical Commission to individuals, groups or organizations that meet the following criteria:

  • The act or project must have made an important contribution to the preservation of the County’s hist...
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Historic Preservation Awards News Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2020

National Weather Service to Offer Basic SKYWARN Class May 4

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Want to learn how to spot approaching hazardous weather conditions? James City County and the City of Williamsburg, in partnership with the National Weather Service, will offer a Basic SKYWARN class Monday, May 4 at 6 p.m. The class will take place at the...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Winter/Spring Activity Brochure Available. Get your copy!

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Winter/Spring Activity Brochure AvailableParks & Recreation can help you plan for a new year filled with opportunities to live happier and healthier! The Winter/Spring 2020 edition of Destination Recreation highlights all of the department&am...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

EDA Real Estate Committee Approves 2020 Meeting Calendar

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The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of James City County’s Real Estate Committee has approved its 2020 meeting calendar. The meeting will occur on the first Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. beginning on Feb. 6. The meetings will be held in ...

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