JCC Supes approve funding for Marina brewery

The entrance to the JCC Marina. (Photo courtesy of James City County)

Grants from James City County and its Economic Development Authority will allow for the construction of a brewery at the James City County Marina. The county’s Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 at Tuesday night’s meeting to pass a memorandum of agreement that will, according to meeting documents, “set forth the parameters of the funding relationship […]

Pottery awarded state funds to assess large-scale development potential

A map of the KingsLand USA property.
(Courtesy Virginia Business Ready Site Program site characterization, as completed by York and James City Counties and acquired via a FOIA request.)

The Williamsburg Pottery owns over 700 acres of unused land and two local governments may have big plans for the property. James City and York counties are making use of the Commonwealth’s Virginia Business Ready Sites Program to evaluate the Pottery’s property and assess its readiness for development, according to documents obtained through a Freedom […]

Williamsburg EDA moves to join regional partnership, stimulate local business


Williamsburg’s Economic Development Authority approved two motions during a meeting Wednesday — and both have the potential to assist local business owners. At Wednesday’s EDA meeting, board members voted unanimously in favor of formalizing their plans to join the Greater Williamsburg Partnership. The GWP will be governed by a Board of Directors that includes EDA directors, members […]

JCC food truck amendment rolls closer to finish line

The Norfolk-based Karnage Asada is the first food truck to apply for a permit to operate regularly in York County. (Image courtesy of Karnage Asada)

Food truck vendors are one step closer to being able to operate within James City County. On Wednesday, the county’s Planning Commission voted unanimously to initiate the consideration of amendments to ordinances pertaining to food trucks. The amendment, if passed by the county’s Board of Supervisors, would allow food trucks to serve food in zoning […]