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

  • Jamestown volleyball defeats Warhill

    Jamestown volleyball defeats Warhill

    In a matchup of Bay Rivers District heavyweights, Jamestown defeated Warhill in straight sets, 25-12, 25-21, 25-23 on Thursday night. “It’s always tough to play at Warhill. We graduated six players and they lost some seniors,” Jamestown coach Thomas Stephenson said. “It’s a huge win, Warhill and...

  • James City supervisors to discuss water supply

    The county Board of Supervisors is scheduled to talk a lot about water on Tuesday — both taking it, and injecting it back into the ground. The group will be briefed by the Hampton Roads Sanitation District and the Department of Environmental Quality at its evening work session. Virginia’s Department...

  • Williamsburg High Street store owners to promote businesses at festival

    Williamsburg High Street store owners to promote businesses at festival

    Store owners in the High Street shopping center wanted a way to showcase the new and exciting opportunities the business district has to offer. After talking among themselves, the owners decided to host A Taste of High Street, an all-day event that will feature live music, bounce houses and food...

  • Business Notes: Sept. 16

    Business Notes: Sept. 16

    A new spot for fresh fruit drinks is opening in James City County. JuiceFix Juicery held a grand opening ceremony Sept. 9. The new business offers cold pressed juices, smoothies, smoothie bowls and wellness shots. JuiceFix Juicery also offers juice subscriptions, which are available for weekly...

  • Hundreds of volunteers help during United Way's Day of Caring

    Hundreds of volunteers help during United Way's Day of Caring

    With tools in hand and smiles on their faces, hundreds of volunteers gathered at the Jamestown 4-H educational center Friday ready to help as part of the United Way of Williamsburg’s annual Day of Caring. After an early morning breakfast, 660 volunteers broke into 45 volunteer groups and departed...

  • Supervisors approve affordable housing at Forest Glen

    Supervisors approve affordable housing at Forest Glen

    The county board of supervisors approved a request, 3-2, to build affordable housing in Forest Glen at its Tuesday meeting. The proposal to build the homes on 45 lots — spanning 16 acres — split the planning commission in May. Supervisors Ruth Larson and John McGlennon voted against the proposal...

  • Heritage Humane Society shelters Hurricane Harvey refugees

    Heritage Humane Society shelters Hurricane Harvey refugees

    Five of the Heritage Humane Society’s newest members will be up for adoption Sunday after they were rescued from Hurricane Harvey in Houston. “These pets were not owned, they came from the shelter down in Houston that got flooded,” said Darci Vanderslick, marketing manager. “The Houston shelter...

  • James City officials focus on marina development

    James City officials focus on marina development

    Billsburg Brewery is planning an October opening at James City County Marina, and the county Economic Development Authority is now setting its sights on improving the surrounding area. “Food is a definite need,” said Amy Jordan, economic development authority director. “There is a need for a casual...

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