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

  • Virginia Beer Company offers a fresh take

    Virginia Beer Company offers a fresh take

    Every Friday, the Virginia Beer Company offers a new take on one of its beers. Each Friday, guests are encouraged to check www.virginiabeerco.com/on-tap/ to see what traditional beer with a twist will be offered at Brewmaster’s Pin. In the past, the beer company has offered a free verse IPA with...

  • City council approves next step of Midtown Row project, beautification fund

    City council approves next step of Midtown Row project, beautification fund

    Council approved two proposals at its Thursday afternoon meeting. One was a proposal for a design change by Broad Street Realty to the Williamsburg and Monticello Shopping Centers, and another a fund aimed at making the city more aesthetically pleasing. Broad Street Realty updated design plan for...

  • WATA in the process of grading bus stops

    WATA in the process of grading bus stops

    The Williamsburg Area Transit Authority is taking its first steps toward improving its bus stops. During the next three months — until May 1 — WATA will grade all 300 of them. Transit planner Ben Goodill is performing the work by going from stop to stop and filling out his grade sheet. “We’re doing...

  • City to discuss Midtown Row, beautification fund

    City to discuss Midtown Row, beautification fund

    City Council will discuss two proposals at its next meeting: changes from Broad Street Realty to the Williamsburg and Monticello Shopping Centers, and a fund aimed at making the city more aesthetically pleasing. Broad Street Realty will present its updated design plan to City Council for its Midtown...

  • Project manager to run for city council at-large seat

    Project manager to run for city council at-large seat

    A project manager for Riverside Health System is running for an at-large seat for city council. Ted Maslin is the lone person to register for the city council race, according to the city’s registrar. The deadline to file for the city council race is March 6. Council members Doug Pons and Scott...

  • City council discusses budget at retreat

    City council discusses budget at retreat

    City council took the first steps in crafting its budget during their retreat at the Stryker Center on Saturday afternoon. Council hinted at having to increase taxes in order to cover school expenses and the need for more staffing for the fire and police departments. The city will have to pay $294,964...

  • Prep roundup: Walsingham Academy extends win streak to 13

    Prep roundup: Walsingham Academy extends win streak to 13

    Despite missing several free throws late in the fourth quarter, Walsingham Academy’s boys basketball team extended its winning streak to 13 games, as it held on for a 52-51 win Tuesday at Cape Henry Collegiate. The Trojans lost to Cape Henry twice last season, including a three-point loss in the...

  • City to discuss tourism development fund, capital projects at retreat

    City council will meet on Saturday to discuss the tourism development fund, capital improvement projects and to set future priorities, during its annual retreat. “The retreat is a chance for city staff and council members to get together,” council member Benny Zhang said. “It will also set a framework...

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