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

  • Former supervisor, project manager vie for open JCC supervisor's seat

    Former supervisor, project manager vie for open JCC supervisor's seat

    A former supervisor is trying to get back on the county board. He is running for the Jamestown District seat against a project manager who is seeking his first elected office. Lane Construction senior project manager Tom Phillips is running as a Republican. He is opposed by Democrat Jim Icenhour,...

  • Prep Roundup: Walsingham field hockey defeats rival

    Prep Roundup: Walsingham field hockey defeats rival

    Walsingham Academy’s field hockey team avenged an early season loss against Hampton Roads Academy with a 1-0 victory on Tuesday night. Martha Page scored her team-high 12th goal with less than five minutes left in regulation. The Trojans will conclude their regular season at 4 p.m. Oct. 24 against...

  • Development Review Committee discusses affordable apartments on Richmond Road

    Development Review Committee discusses affordable apartments on Richmond Road

    The James City County planning commission will hear a request to build affordable apartments on Richmond Road in the near future. The proposed development, at 7581 Richmond Road, would include five three-story apartment buildings with a total of 126 units and a clubhouse. The request will likely...

  • Affordable apartments proposed along Richmond Road

    Affordable apartments proposed along Richmond Road

    The county Development Review Committee will hear a request for affordable apartments on Richmond Road at its Wednesday evening meeting. The proposed development, at 7581 Richmond Road, would include five three-story apartment buildings with a total of 126 units and a clubhouse. AES Consulting...

  • James City supervisors candidates participate in forum

    James City supervisors candidates participate in forum

    The four Board of Supervisor candidates discussed a wide range of topics during a forum Thursday night hosted by the League of Women Voters. The board is comprised of five members. This year, two seats will be on the Nov. 7 ballot. Elections are nonpartisan, although several candidates have aligned...

  • Prep roundup: Jamestown golf finishes in fourth place at state championships

    Jamestown’s golf team finished in fourth place at the Group 4A state championships, held Tuesday and Wednesday in Abingdon. Bobby Dudeck led the team with scores of 76 and 75 in the tournament. Jack DeVore finished in second with rounds of 80 and 77. Jamestown finished in fourth with a team score...

  • Solar farm developer changes Norge project

    Solar farm developer changes Norge project

    Plans to build a solar farm in Norge will be changed after residents told the developer they have concerns about a road accessing the property. The Board of Supervisors sent a request to build the solar farm back to the planning commission at its Tuesday night meeting. Planning Director Paul Holt...

  • Historic Virginia Land Conservancy executive director to retire

    Historic Virginia Land Conservancy executive director to retire

    After 16 years with the Historic Virginia Land Conservancy, Caren Schumacher will step down at the end of the year. “I’m proud of the accomplishments and the support we have received throughout the years from our community,” Schumacher said. “My husband has been retired for four years and quite...

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