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

  • Private companies request Cranston's Mill Pond water draw

    Private companies request Cranston's Mill Pond water draw

    Two private companies are awaiting a decision from the state Department of Environmental Quality concerning their proposal to use Cranston's Mill Pond as a raw water supply. Restoration Systems LLC and Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Land Trust LLC are asking for the state's permission to draw 8 millions...

  • Community: Colonial Williamsburg should nix fence idea

    Community: Colonial Williamsburg should nix fence idea

    Local residents — including Historic Area business owners — said they oppose an idea by Colonial Williamsburg to build a fence around the property and charge admission. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation president Mitchell Reiss met individually with at least three members of City Council in the...

  • Norge Dental Center provides smiles to locals

    Norge Dental Center provides smiles to locals

    It was all smiles at the Norge Dental Center’s “Dentistry from the Heart” event on Saturday. Norge Dental Center offered free extractions, fillings and cleanings as part of the nationwide event. “I’ve been on some mission trips and there’s a real need for this event. A lot of people can’t afford...

  • Local modelist steps in to finish a 40-year-old project

    Local modelist steps in to finish a 40-year-old project

    A dedication that has been 40 years in the making is finally ready for the public eye. Bill Bowditch began constructing a replica of the Moore House in 1977 — it's where the British surrender at Yorktown was negotiated in October 1781 — but never finished the model before he died in 1995. Bruce...

  • Norge Dental Center to offer free dental care on Saturday

    The Norge Dental Center is providing free extractions, fillings or cleanings Saturday at its office as part of its Dentistry from the Heart event. "We want to give back to the community. Our office has been here for over 25 years, this is our way to kind of say thank you and give patients a chance...

  • Stormwater drainage tops James City Planning Commission improvement rankings

    Stormwater drainage tops James City Planning Commission improvement rankings

    The James City County Planning Commission ranked stormwater drainage improvements atop its list of capital improvement programs at its special meeting on March 20. “Individual committee scores were averaged to come up with final numbers,” said Jose Ribeiro, county senior planner. Transportation...

  • County will pay to bury Longhill Road power lines

    County will pay to bury Longhill Road power lines

    Motorists won't see power lines hanging over a stretch of Longhill Road once a projected $19.8 million project is completed in 2018. The Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday evening to spend $2.4 million to bury power lines on Longhill Road as part of the upcoming widening project. "Underground...

  • County welcoming submissions for t-shirt design contest

    James City County and Kingsmill Resort are working together to give children a chance to show their creative side by designing t-shirts. The annual "Tee" Design Contest for the 2017 Kingsmill Championship is accepting submissions. "In years past we have received approximately 50 entries each year,"...

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