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James City County

Local Businesses Urged To Become More Trauma Informed In The Workplace

As employers consider hiring young adults aging out of foster care, understanding their unique circumstances and the trauma they may have endured will be key to business success. Helping local businesses become more trauma informed was the topic of a...

Jamestowne Professional Park In Williamsburg Buys Adjacent Lot

JAMES CITY COUNTY – The owner of Jamestowne Professional Park recently purchased more than an acre of undeveloped land adjacent to its current site at 1769 Jamestown Rd. That would seem to suggest expansion for the complex, but that...

Kingsmill Host Families Feel Empty With No LPGA Event This Year

JAMES CITY– In a nearly two-decade stretch beginning in 2003, the LPGA Tour held 16 events at Kingsmill Resort. Six of the first seven finished on Mother’s Day, making the winners’ celebrations extra special. As the second Sunday in May...

Historic Jamestowne Named One Of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

JAMES CITY-Due to rising sea levels from the James River, the National Trust for Historic Preservation has named Historic Jamestowne one of its 11 most endangered historic places in 2022. The announcement was made on Wednesday, May 4 at...

Delegate Amanda Batten Joins Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Board of Trustees

JAMES CITY-Virginia Delegate Amanda Batten was recently appointment to serve on the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees oversees the operations of two of the Historic Triangle’s living history museums, Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution...

Revamped Charles City Marina And Resort A Gem On The Chickahominy River

CHARLES CITY – Many of the partners at National Land Lease Capital (NNLC) in Richmond have long been familiar with an old marina nestled along the Chickahominy River in Charles City County. As boaters and patrons of the marina on...

James City County Seeking Lifeguards For 2022 Summer Season

JAMES CITY-James City County is in need of lifeguards to staff the county’s indoor and outdoor pools for the upcoming summer season. The county is hosting two hiring events to fill positions. The events will be held on Wednesday,...

James City County Marina Reopens

JAMES CITY-After more than two years of renovations, the James City County Marina located at 2054 Jamestown Rd. is now reopened. Many of the improvements of Phase 1 of the renovation project are now complete, the county announced on April...

Kingsmill Resort Now Hiring For Variety Of Positions

JAMES CITY-Kingsmill Resort is hiring for a variety of positions. The resort offers seasonal and year-round part-time and full-time employment. Current available jobs include cooks, servers, busers, dishwashers, baristas, bartenders, bellmen, sales managers, childcare workers, front desk supervisors, guest...

Brookdale Chambrel Williamsburg Announces May Events

WILLIAMSBURG-Brookdale Chambrel Williamsburg, a senior living facility specializing in independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s and dementia care, will offer two events for senior citizens in May. On Monday, May 2 at 2pm, there will be a program on...

The Return Of International Workers Will Help With Hospitality Labor Shortage In Greater Williamsburg

As covid-19 restrictions continue to loosen across the globe, the Greater Williamsburg area is anticipating the arrival of international workers this summer to help offset the labor shortage in the hospitality industry. Foreign college students through the J1 program are...

New Funding Available For James City County Businesses Seeking Assistance From Pandemic Impacts

JAMES CITY-On April 22, James City County announced the creation of a covid-19 Small Business Relief Fund thanks to Community Development Block Grant funding from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development. The grant program now enables the...

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DMV Demolition Project In Williamsburg Begins

WILLIAMSBURG-On May 12, demolition began at the site of the former Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on Capitol Landing Road. The DMV building as well as adjacent buildings at the corner of Capitol Landing Road and Merrimac Trail are...

HR SportspleX Is Ready To Celebrate One-Year Anniversary

NEWPORT NEWS—Even though they’ve been open for almost a year now, Al Cousineau, managing partner of HR SportspleX in Newport News, is still surprised when people tell him they didn’t know the place existed. “Having a successful launch and realizing...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies Set For May 20 For Three Williamsburg Minority-Owned Businesses

JAMES CITY-As part of ongoing efforts to promote and support minority-owned businesses in the Greater Williamsburg area, a ribbon cutting ceremony event will be held on Friday, May 20 beginning at 11:45 am for three local businesses. The three businesses...