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

  • Two Drummers Smokehouse in Toano wins best kept secret

    Two Drummers Smokehouse in Toano wins best kept secret

    Along Richmond Road in Toano is a barbecue restaurant with family roots. “We have quite a bit of background in the restaurant business. Our father owned a Cinema Cafe in Hampton. Jason worked in the kitchen and I worked the concessions,” said Jon Wade, who co-owns Two Drummers Smokehouse with his...

  • Locals and tourists gather at Bruton Parish Church for Christmas Mass

    bout 100 people filled Bruton Parish Church on Christmas morning to celebrate the holiday. Reverend Jan Brown reminded the parishioners of the true meaning of Christmas, during the hour long service. “Today is just the beginning,” Brown said as she told parishioners during the sermon to continue...

  • Frame Fitness wins best gym/ fitness center

    Frame Fitness wins best gym/ fitness center

    Two workout partners are sharing their skills with the Greater Williamsburg area. Co-owners of Frame Fitness Andre McLaughlin and Sean Walker started out by working out together and found they liked helping others achieve their fitness goals. Frame Fitness won The Virginia Gazette’s Best of Williamsburg...

  • Owner of Holiday Chevrolet Cadillac near Williamsburg honored

    Owner of Holiday Chevrolet Cadillac near Williamsburg honored

    Art Hudgins, owner of Holiday Chevrolet Cadillac, was one of 47 dealers selected from across the country to be honored at the National Automobile Dealers Association’s 2018 show in Las Vegas on March 23. Hudgins will be recognized for his dealership’s community service, longevity and excellence...

  • Local drivers to hit the road for the holidays

    Local drivers to hit the road for the holidays

    The push to get to grandma’s house for Christmas will see a mid-week rush this year, according to travel experts. AAA forecasters believe Wednesday and Thursday will be busy travels days, as people take off from work a few days early before Christmas. “More expensive gas prices are not swaying...

  • Norge solar farm is a part of growing trend

    Norge solar farm is a part of growing trend

    A proposal James City supervisors are scheduled to consider in January is a part of a growing trend in coastal Virginia. Solar farms, which were unheard of locally a decade ago, are in various stages of development in the Historic Triangle, Middle Peninsula and Tidewater. The 35-megawatt solar...

  • Habitat Restore wins best thrift store

    Habitat Restore wins best thrift store

    Habitat Restore is your one-stop shop for donated goods. “We try to offer old and new products at affordable prices,” store manager Ralph Tedeschi said. Habitat Restore won the Best Thrift store in the Virginia Gazette’s Best Of Williamsburg 2017 contest. Tedeschi said the items that are donated...

  • Advance Vision Surgery Center hosts Day of Caring

    Advance Vision Surgery Center hosts Day of Caring

    Advance Vision Surgery Center hosted the second part of its Day of Caring event on Saturday. Patients received free laser-assisted cataract surgery and advanced technology lenses to help decrease their dependence on glasses following surgery, as part of the community service event. “This is wonderful....

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