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 National to host Class 4, Region A Golf Tournament

    Williamsburg National to host Class 4, Region A Golf Tournament

    The best high school golfers in the area will converge at the Williamsburg National Golf Course beginning Monday. “You got 13 teams in the region and this is the first year of the new region so we decided to have a two-day region tournament,” said Kenny Edwards, athletic director at Jamestown High...

  • Planning Commission to hear request to house day care center on Richmond Road

    The James City County Planning Commission will hear a request Wednesday from the Kensington School, which is looking to expand to a second location. The school is asking to turn the two acres at 8231 Richmond Road, where Nick’s Lawn Equipment and Supply used to be, into a daycare center. The Kensington...

  • Business notes: Sept. 30

    Business notes: Sept. 30

    The governor’s office presented Billsburg Brewery with a $100,000 from the Virginia Tourism Growth Fund on Thursday. The funds will be used for additional infrastructure improvements. The Virginia Tourism Growth Fund is a state program established to grow tourism development projects in the Commonwealth...

  • Board of Supervisors briefed on water options

    Board of Supervisors briefed on water options

    The county Board of Supervisors was briefed by the Hampton Roads Sanitation District and the Department of Environmental Quality at its Tuesday work session about long-term water supply options. Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality updated supervisors on its approval of a permit this...

  • James City County Library renovations completed

    James City County Library renovations completed

    The James City County Library on Croaker Road has a new feel after a summer of renovations near the main entrance. The renovations included a self-service cafe, cafe seating and a touch screen to browse the library's book collection. “I’ve always liked this library compared to the other one,” said,...

  • Board of Supervisors briefed on long term water options

    Board of Supervisors briefed on long term water options

    The county Board of Supervisor were briefed by the Hampton Roads Sanitation District and the Department of Environmental Quality at its Tuesday work session about long term water supply options. Virginia’s Department of Environmental Quality approved a permit this month allowing the county to...

  • Local farms enjoy a strong fall harvest

    Local farms enjoy a strong fall harvest

    The hot, dry summer was a benefit for many local farmers and their fall harvest. “This is one of the best crops we’ve had in 15 years,” said Barry and Clint Allen, owners of Pumpkinville, located in Toano, which sells everything from 150-pound pumpkins to green striped squash. “The weather was...

  • Honor Flight aims to celebrate veteran's service

    Honor Flight aims to celebrate veteran's service

    After 10 years of transporting veterans to various memorials, the Honor Flight Historic Triangle Virginia is gearing up for another ride. Honor Flight was founded in 2005 with the aim of taking World War II veterans to Washington D.C. to see the National World War II Memorial, which opened in 2004....

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