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

  • Yorktown Art Stroll brings artists out into community

    Yorktown Art Stroll brings artists out into community

    Artists of every stripe took to Water Street to show off their works at the annual Yorktown Art Stroll Sunday. The event, now in its sixth year, provided the perfect venue for people to get a closer look at the artistic process as they perused the works of about 40 artists, who worked in mediums...

  • Dogs affected by Hurricane Irma arrive in Williamsburg for adoption

    Dogs affected by Hurricane Irma arrive in Williamsburg for adoption

    Humans weren’t the only ones to suffer as a result of Hurricane Imra. Dogs affected by the storm are now looking for new homes in Williamsburg. Local nonprofits Homes Fur Hounds and the Heritage Humane Society have coordinated with Miami-Dade Animal Shelter in Florida to bring at least 15 small-breed...

  • Celebrating a center of community

    Celebrating a center of community

    Nestled downtown, the West Point Library has served as a center of the community for decades. Library staff invite the public to come celebrate that tradition Tuesday. Established in 1948, the town’s library has been part of the Pamunkey Regional Library system since 1977. While the means have...

  • StageHands put local spin on murder mystery play

    StageHands put local spin on murder mystery play

    Most people attend their high school reunion to catch up with old friends. The New Kent High School class of 1967 will attend its 50th reunion to find out what gifts deceased classmate Simon Klint left behind. That's the premise behind “My Alma Martyr,” a murder mystery romp written by Susan Haley....

  • Proclaiming Grace Outreach expands service area

    Proclaiming Grace Outreach has expanded its operational reach to upper New Kent, opening the group’s services to residents across the county. Previously, the faith-based nonprofit served residents only in the lower part of New Kent and upper James City counties. The expansion in service area came...

  • Tidewater schools remain fully accredited

    Tidewater schools remain fully accredited

    All Tidewater school divisions earned accreditation for the 2017-18 academic year, according to the Virginia Department of Education. Schools earn accreditation based on student’s performance on the Standards of Learning tests and other assessments during the 2016-17 academic year. West Point,...

  • Crab Carnival returns for 35th year

    Crab Carnival returns for 35th year

    Crab Carnival will return with parades, music and of course, crabs, for its 35th year Oct. 6-7. Crab Carnival attracts thousands of attendees annually and turns downtown West Point into a crustacean-themed festival. New this year is the golf cart brigade in the carnival's Saturday parade, said...

  • King & Queen leads area in food insecurity

    King & Queen leads area in food insecurity

    Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect Mizpah United Methodist Church no longer operates a food pantry and that the CornerStone Community Development Center distributes food in the backpack program at King & Queen elementary schools.  Amid the rolling fields of King and Queen County...

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