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

  • Several companies to close for Thanksgiving

    Before heading out to do some early Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving, shoppers should check and see whether their favorite shops will be open. Several national companies, some local shops and restaurants have decided to give its employees the day off. Shoe Carnival is one of them. Jennifer...

  • Several companies choose to close for Thanksgiving

    Several companies choose to close for Thanksgiving

    Before heading out to do some early Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving, shoppers should check and see whether their favorite shops will be open. Several national companies, some local shops and restaurants have decided to give its employees the day off. Shoe Carnival is one of them. Jennifer...

  • Bryan Hill to take county executive position in Fairfax

    Bryan Hill to take county executive position in Fairfax

    County administrator Bryan Hill’s time with James City County will end at the beginning of the year. Hill informed the board of supervisors on Tuesday that he will take the county executive position in Fairfax on Jan 2. 2018. His last day in James City County will be Jan. 1. “I’m excited to go...

  • Prep roundup

    Track and cross country standout Thorin Jean was honored Monday at Jamestown’s fall sports banquet as the Virginia state winner of the Wendy’s High School Heisman award and a $1,000 scholarship. Jamestown’s Alexa Halko also took the U.S. Paralympic Female Track Athlete of the Year and was recognized...

  • Business notes: Nov. 25

    Business notes: Nov. 25

    The Williamsburg Area Association of Realtors has a new president. Kimber Smith, chief operations officer of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty, has taken the helm as president of WAAR. “I’m very excited. I served in this role 24 years ago, so I guess you can say it’s my second rodeo,”...

  • James City County, VDOT looking for ways to improve Pocahontas Trail

    James City County, VDOT looking for ways to improve Pocahontas Trail

    The James City County planning staff and VDOT are looking for ways to improve Pocahontas Trail. The first step was talking with residents during an information session with planning and VDOT staff at the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center Thursday night. Tammy Rosario, county principal planner, said...

  • Patrice Sadler named director of Historic Virginia Land Conservancy

    Patrice Sadler named director of Historic Virginia Land Conservancy

    The Historic Virginia Land Conservancy chose an in-house candidate to replace Caren Schumacher as executive director. Patrice Sadler was named executive director at the annual conservancy board meeting on Thursday evening at Williamsburg Landing. The conservancy aims to protect and preserve significant...

  • James City County receives stormwater funding, adds two new police officers

    The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality awarded the county’s general service stormwater division $1,145,052 as part of its Stormwater Local Assist Fund during Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. The fund allocated more than $19 million to 26 localities for 41 different projects, according...

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