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

  • Biz notes: Farmers markets readies for a new year

    Biz notes: Farmers markets readies for a new year

    The Williamsburg Farmers Market is ready for another year of providing fresh food to the area. Tracy Herner, the Williamsburg Farmers Market manager, said she is excited for another year. "We have some interesting things planned," Herner said. "We have a celebrity chef coming to the market on our...

  • James City County Parks and Recreation Department outlines vision

    James City County Parks and Recreation Department outlines vision

    Residents might soon start to see signs that change is afoot within the county's parks and recreation facilities. County Parks and Recreation staff asked for feedback last fall from residents about how to improve parks facilities. John Carnifax, county parks and recreation director, said people...

  • Kingsmill sold to Escalante for $30.7 million

    Kingsmill sold to Escalante for $30.7 million

    Editor's note: This article has been updated to better reflect the sale price.  Escalante Golf acquired Kingsmill Resort officially on Wednesday for $30.7 million, according to a news release from the buyer and the James City County Clerk of the Circuit Court documents. Texas-based Escalante Golf...

  • James City County Parks and Recreation outlines vision for future

    James City County Parks and Recreation outlines vision for future

    When it comes to the latest addition of the James City County Parks and Recreation master plan, things have remained the same as far as residents' desires for county facilities. “It is very consistent with our 2009 plan,” Carnifax said during his master plan presentation at Wednesday’s night planning...

  • Career fair to provide variety of employment opportunities

    Career fair to provide variety of employment opportunities

    There will be a wide range of employment opportunities at the 2017 Greater Williamsburg Chamber and Tourism Alliance career fair. "The career fair has been around for a number of years. I won't say a number but it's been a lengthy amount of time," said Michelle Williams, director of business events...

  • Lawn Bowling Club asks county for funds

    Lawn Bowling Club asks county for funds

    The Williamsburg Lawn Bowling Club asked the James City County Board of Supervisors for $25,000 to construct and maintain a bowling lawn near the Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex. County Administrator Bryan Hill said money was tight right now as the board prioritizes school funding and public...

  • Mullin and Mason to host post General Assembly town hall

    Mullin and Mason to host post General Assembly town hall

    Delegate Mike Mullin (D-Newport News) and State Senator Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg) are giving residents a platform to discuss legislation. Mullin and Mason are hosting a post General Assembly town hall at 6 p.m. on March 8 at the Stryker Building, located at 412 N. Boundary St.  Mullin passed...

  • James City supervisors will see parks and recreation master plan

    Parks and Recreation officials will present a master plan to the James City County Board of Supervisors during a Tuesday work session. Current projects undertaken by the department include replacing a water line and adding a splash pad at the Chickahominy Riverfront Park, improving the fields at...

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