Troy Jefferson

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Troy Jefferson is the business, tourism and James City County reporter for the Virginia Gazette. Jefferson graduated from Michigan State University and the University of Maryland. When he is not writing stories, he enjoys romantic comedies. 

Recent Articles

  • Williamsburg Christian Academy starts season with a win

    Williamsburg Christian Academy starts season with a win

    Coming off a Virginia Independent Schools Division III championship season, Williamsburg Christian Academy beat Life Christian 89-65 Thursday in the Eagles season opener. WCA raced out to a 25-8 first quarter lead and extended that margin over the course of the game. Da’Shawn Cook scored 29 points...

  • James City County receives stormwater funding, adds two new police officers

    James City County receives stormwater funding, adds two new police officers

      The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality awarded the county’s general service stormwater division with $1,145,052 as part of its Stormwater Local Assist Fund, during Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. In the state, The Stormwater Local Assist Fund allocated over $19 million to 26...

  • Jamestown volleyball advances to state semifinals

    Jamestown volleyball team’s season continues after a sweep in the 4A state quarterfinals. Jamestown defeated Midlothian in straight sets in Saturday’s home matchup, 25-21, 25-10, 25-19. Midlothian opened the game with a 10-6 lead in the first set, but after a Jamestown timeout, the Eagles settled...

  • Supervisors to hear request for second Kensington school

    Supervisors to hear request for second Kensington school

    The Board of Supervisors will hear a request to add a second location for the Kensington School at its Tuesday meeting. The Kensington School, at 3435 John Tyler Highway, serves infants, toddlers and pre-school age children. The proposed new school will employ seven employees and serve a maximum...

  • Prep roundup: Area athletes make college commitments

    Prep roundup: Area athletes make college commitments

    Two lacrosse players from the Walsingham Academy girls team signed national letters of intent Friday to play at the Division I college level. Isabelle Lejeune signed to play at Cincinnati, and Camryn Mann signed to play at Arizona State. “I visited a ton of beautiful schools,” Mann said, “and I...

  • Local organizations aim to help veterans

    Local organizations aim to help veterans

    When veteran Tom Monahan moved to Williamsburg from New York four years ago, he was looking for a way to give back to veterans. That desire led him to the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 957. Monahan, who has been president of the organization for three years, served in the military from 1962...

  • Business notes: Nov. 11

    Business notes: Nov. 11

    The Peninsula Agency on Aging held a job fair on Oct. 5 at the The Historic Triangle Messmer Community Services Center. “We do the job fair as an annual event for people 40 years old and above because that’s when people start seeing age discrimination,” said Dianne Hartley, director at the Peninsula...

  • Hipple, Icenhour return to board of supervisors

    Hipple, Icenhour return to board of supervisors

    A current and former supervisor took home the two open seats in the James City County Board of Supervisors race Tuesday night. Democrat Jim Icenhour, who served as a supervisor from 2006-13 defeated Republican Tom Phillips, a Lane Construction senior project manager, in the race for the Jamestown...

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