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Anheuser-Busch Invests $18 Million in Local Brewery

James City County is pleased to announce that Anheuser-Busch plans to invest $18 million in its County-based brewery. The investment will include new technology and equipment as well as installation of new labeling machines. Continue reading


We Rock the Spectrum Williamsburg Celebrates Ribbon Cutting with Grand Opening

James City County is pleased to announce that We Rock the Spectrum Williamsburg celebrated its ribbon cutting on Tuesday, May 16 at their new location at 5251 John Tyler Highway, Suite 2 in the Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center. We Rock the Spectrum Williamsburg will have its grand opening on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Continue reading


Lexi Thompson is the 2017 Kingsmill Championship Winner

The winner of the 2017 Kingsmill Championship is Lexi Thompson, who at 20 under overall surpassed the 72-hole record on the River Course record held by Annika Sorenstam from 2008. The previous record was 19 under. From the beginning of the 2017 Kingsmill Championship, Thompson led the way. Continue reading

Business Appreciation Month

Business Appreciation Month

May has been Business Appreciation Month in Virginia. The Office of Economic Development and Economic Development Authority would like to thank all the businesses in James City County for choosing to do business here. If we can provide you any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Small Business of the Year Award

Congratulations to Oleta Coach Lines (Oleta) for receiving the 2017 Small Business of the Year award from the Greater Williamsburg Chamber & Tourism Alliance. Oleta was founded by Howard Smith and has been in business for 31 years. They offer transportation to all 48 states and Canada and also provide tours and shuttles.

Billsburg Brewery Progress

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