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

  • West Point school district employees prepare for new school year

    West Point school district employees prepare for new school year

    School division faculty and staff prepared for a new school year with reflections on past success and plans for the future during their annual district convocation. "It truly takes a village and everybody matters and everybody makes a difference," said West Point Superintendent Laura Abel. West...

  • West Point schools, RCC embark on new career training partnership

    West Point schools, RCC embark on new career training partnership

    School officials from West Point Public Schools and Rappahannock Community College hope a newly minted partnership will open doors for students to careers that require expanded technical training. This fall, two West Point students will begin a welding course through the partnership. “We saw a...

  • Town Council to consider $752,711 budget amendment

    Town Council to consider $752,711 budget amendment

    Town Council gave the nod for staff to arrange a public hearing on a proposed $752,711 amendment to the fiscal year 2018 budget Tuesday. Council members are expected to vote on the amendment following the public hearing, which is scheduled for Sept. 26, Town Manager John Edwards said. If approved,...

  • Regional planning district takes aim at broadband project

    Regional planning district takes aim at broadband project

    The Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission seeks to utilize the counties’ existing emergency services radio infrastructure and Pamunkey Tribe support to create a regional broadband service. The tentative plan calls for eight counties throughout the Middle Peninsula to install wireless internet...

  • King William deputies train to become search and rescue program instructors

    King William deputies train to become search and rescue program instructors

    Gary Reynolds stepped into a muggy August morning from the King William Ruritan Club building after dropping off a dish, only to find Johnny was not waiting in the parking lot anymore. Naturally, Reynolds called the police. King William deputies arrived packing a tracking device — something like...

  • Police: Skeletal remains found in York County

    Police: Skeletal remains found in York County

    Police identified skeletal human remains as belonging to a young man during the investigation of the remains' discovery Saturday in York. Police are treating the incident as a suspicious death. The remains belong to one man believed to be between 18-25. Law enforcement located clothes and an identification...

  • Officials dedicate American Revolution Museum with ceremony

    Officials dedicate American Revolution Museum with ceremony

    The American Revolution Museum officially debuted with officials touting its value to Virginia and celebrating key local benefactors at a ceremony Saturday. While the American Revolution Museum opened in October, the dedication ceremony came as the highpoint of the museum's 13-day grand opening...

  • Child Development Resources to hold annual fundraiser auction

    The auction raised just under $200,000 last year

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