Jack Jacobs

Writer

Jack Jacobs covers West Point and King William County for the Tidewater Review. Previously, he covered public safety for the Virginia Gazette. He can be reached by phone at 757-298-6007.

Recent Articles

  • Group homes create independence for disabled

    Group homes create independence for disabled

    Mental health professionals consider group homes like the facility at Woodmere Drive beneficial for occupants

  • Skiffes Creek Connector road gets funding

    Skiffes Creek Connector road gets funding

    The Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization approved a grant for the Skiffes Creek Connector on Thursday, James City County Administrator Bryan Hill said.  The grant puts close to $14 million toward the half-mile, single-lane road, Hill said. The road is intended to redirect some of...

  • Case continued for man accused of rape in Norge

    Case continued for man accused of rape in Norge

    The case against a Williamsburg man charged in August with rape in Norge was continued Thursday in Williamsburg-James City County General District Court.    Christopher Rashad Johnson, of Williamsburg, is charged with rape and strangulation in connection to an Aug. 17 incident on Cokes Lane, according...

  • JCC Board of Supervisors approve staggered elections for board seats

    JCC Board of Supervisors approve staggered elections for board seats

    James City County Board of Supervisors approved a staggered election cycle for supervisors at its meeting on Tuesday. The board also approved a contingency fund transfer and heard a VDOT representative's report on local projects and activity. The Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to return to a staggered...

  • Residents weigh in on JCC's future

    Residents weigh in on JCC's future

    Attendees at public meetings on Monday used fake money to express support for aspects of the county's strategic plan

  • Man accused in Norge Farm Fresh shooting waives preliminary hearing

    Man accused in Norge Farm Fresh shooting waives preliminary hearing

    The man accused in an April shooting at the Norge Farm Fresh waived his preliminary hearing on Sept. 8, according to Commonwealth's Attorney Nate Green. Brian Alexander Hicks, 55, is charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony in connection with the death of...

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