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

  • Prep Roundup: Jamestown volleyball wins region championship

    Prep Roundup: Jamestown volleyball wins region championship

    Jamestown defeated Grafton in five sets to win the Region 4A girls volleyball championship on Thursday night. The Eagles beat the Clippers 25-21, 23-25, 25-18, 19-25, 15-8. Jamestown improved to 23-2 and Grafton fell to 21-5. “I’m extremely proud of our team,” said head coach Tom Stephenson. “We...

  • Planning Commission approves Williamsburg Landing housing

    Planning Commission approves Williamsburg Landing housing

    The James City County planning commission unanimously approved a request Wednesday to build senior housing near the Williamsburg Jamestown Airport, despite county staff’s reservations with the project. Williamsburg Landing, a senior living community, proposed to build up to 65 townhouses and duplexes...

  • Greek Festival brings community together for food and fun

    The biannual Williamsburg Greek Festival was another hit at this past weekend St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church. “We’re a young church and we hold this festival as a major fundraiser. We are proud of our heritage and culture and want to share it,” said festival organizer Robert Marakos on Saturday....

  • Williamsburg Landing plans expansion near airport

    Williamsburg Landing plans expansion near airport

    The James City County Planning Commission will hear a request from Williamsburg Landing to add more housing units near the Williamsburg Jamestown Airport. Williamsburg Landing, a senior living community, is proposing to build 65 townhouses and duplexes and 70 apartments at 20 Marclay Drive, less...

  • Prep roundup: Jamestown volleyball wins Bay Rivers District

    Prep roundup: Jamestown volleyball wins Bay Rivers District

    Jamestown’s girls volleyball team took home its seventh straight Bay Rivers District championship with a win against Warhill on Tuesday night. Jamestown defeated Warhill in straight sets, 25-19, 26-24, 26-24. The Lions fell to 14-8, 13-4. Emma Schriner led Jamestown with 18 kills. Madison Kolda...

  • James River water quality improves

    James River water quality improves

    The James River is cleaner than it was two years ago, according to a report published Thursday by the James River Association. The river’s overall score improved to 62 percent, a 10-point increase from a decade earlier when the association first published its State of the James report. The association...

  • James City supervisors discuss legislative agenda

    James City supervisors discuss legislative agenda

    The county Board of Supervisors will present a light agenda to state legislators next month. County attorney Adam Kinsman told the board at its Tuesday work session that the county has few priorities the General Assembly should address. “It’s pretty quiet so far,” Kinsman said. Each fall, the county...

  • Candidates share views in race for James City supervisors Powhatan District seat

    Candidates share views in race for James City supervisors Powhatan District seat

    A frequent contributor at James City County Board of Supervisors meetings will run against a former chairman and incumbent in this year’s election to represent the Powhatan District. “I’ve been going to the board meetings for seven years now and I think it’s time for me to give myself a shot at...

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