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

  • Supervisors approve 800 foot buffer around Colonial Heritage

    Supervisors approve 800 foot buffer around Colonial Heritage

    JAMES CITY COUNTY- The board of supervisors approved in a unanimous vote an 800 foot buffer around the homes at Colonial Heritage.  In response to multiple complaints about firearm discharges in the neighborhood around Colonial Heritage, county attorney Adam Kinsman proposed the buffer as a solution....

  • James City County board of supervisors chairman won't seek reelection

    James City County board of supervisors chairman won't seek reelection

    After four years on the board of supervisors, chairman Kevin Onizuk is walking away to focus on his career and family. "I came into running for the board of supervisors because I loved James City County and wanted to offer my services to the community," Onizuk said. "I feel like I accomplished...

  • Supervisors to hear request on affordable housing

    Supervisors to hear request on affordable housing

    The county board of supervisors will hold public hearings on a proposal for affordable housing in Forest Glen and on whether to change language in the county code at the request of residents at Colonial Heritage. The supervisors did not receive a recommendation from the planning commission on the...

  • Business notes: June 10

    Business notes: June 10

    A long-time consignment shop founded by four friends is preparing to close its doors Aug. 1. "Four friends were having dinner one night and we all wanted to do some type of business. We thought this would just be a weekend business," said co-owner, Tom Jordan. Tom Jordan along with his wife, Dottie...

  • Williamsburg-James City County schools host 1st 'Exceptional Games' for students with disabilities

    Williamsburg-James City County schools host 1st 'Exceptional Games' for students with disabilities

    Donnell Brown, Jamestown High School head football coach and special education teacher, wanted to host an event to celebrate students with disabilities. From Brown’s and his colleagues’ idea came the 1st Annual Exceptional Games, which took place on the track and fields at Jamestown High School...

  • Planning Commission approves Colonial Heritage request to change use of model homes, approve new calendar

    Planning Commission approves Colonial Heritage request to change use of model homes, approve new calendar

    The planning commission approved Colonial Heritage's request to change the use of its model homes to rentals at its meeting on Wednesday evening. The proposal needed to go through the planning commission because the homes were originally designated for residential use. The homes will now be designated...