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: Bruton defeats Jamestown boys basketball

    Prep Roundup: Bruton defeats Jamestown boys basketball

    In boys basketball, senior forward DeAndre Richards had 28 points and 19 rebounds as Bruton outlasted Jamestown 92-84 Wednesday in Bay Rivers District competition. Senior forward Juwan Brown had 18 points and 13 rebounds for the host Eagles. More boys basketball Lafayette 81, York 42 — Lafayette...

  • James City supervisors name interim county administrator, make housing decisions

    James City supervisors name interim county administrator, make housing decisions

    Supervisors named an interim county administrator and made a couple of significant housing decisions this week. On Tuesday, William C. Porter was named interim county administrator; he will take over for Bryan Hill, whose last day is Jan. 1. “It’s an unbelievable honor to be the interim administrator....

  • City council and economic development authority brainstorm ways to improve downtown

    City council and economic development authority brainstorm ways to improve downtown

    The city council and the economic development authority held a joint work session on Monday afternoon to address improving downtown. “Williamsburg is in a position of strength,” said Peter Angelides, the head of Econsult Solutions. “You’re doing well, you have a vibrant downtown. But the question...

  • Col. Lafayette Jones to talk about family, area history

    Col. Lafayette Jones to talk about family, area history

    Col. Lafayette Jones wants to share his family’s experiences with you. Jones’ time in Williamsburg dates back to his great-great grandfather, George A. Jones, a sharecropper, who lived from 1870-1973. He will talk about his grandfather and the history of Williamsburg during his presentation at...

  • Chiara String Quartet to perform at Williamsburg Library Theatre

    Chiara String Quartet to perform at Williamsburg Library Theatre

    Musicians who have performed in Nebraska, Harvard University and the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City are making their way to Williamsburg. The Chiara String Quartet will bring their talent to the Williamsburg Library theatre on Feb. 6. Chiara is an Italian word, meaning clear, pure...

  • Williamsburg area grocery store landscape continues to evolve

    Williamsburg area grocery store landscape continues to evolve

    The Nov. 27 announcement that Publix will open a supermarket in the Monticello Marketplace space that Martin’s vacated in July brings a new player and more competition to what some already see as an over-grocered community. “It’s become a more competitive market, with each (store) having different...

  • Festive weekend rings in holiday season for thousands

    Festive weekend rings in holiday season for thousands

    A wealth of holiday cheer filled the streets of Williamsburg last weekend, from Saturday’s 52nd annual Christmas Parade and the Homes Tour, to Sunday’s Grand Illumination. City streets echoed with the warmth of Christmas carols, marching bands, rhythmic percussion and the crackling of fireworks...

  • Grand Illumination provides memories for all

    Grand Illumination provides memories for all

    Grand Illumination onlookers came from near and far to celebrate Colonial Williamsburg and its past. Thousands packed Duke of Gloucester Street on Sunday night to view the fireworks, hear the fife and drums and glance at holiday decorations. Steven Herndon, 43, of Fredericksburg, said he enjoys...

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