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Long-time City Council member, Christian community activist, Vickye James, has died...
Saturday night... Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist and City Councilmembers were made aware that council member Victoria “Vickye” James passed away suddenly.  Sundquist and Council President Tony Dolce issued the following statement:  “Last night was a shock to our entire community with the loss of Vickye James. I share in our collective sadness as we mourn the loss of an icon for Jamestown.  She was a councilmember who loved her community and fiercely advocated for our residents. Her decades of public service have made an impact on countless individuals that will continue well into the future.” Council President Tony Dolce said on the loss, “I am saddened by the sudden loss of our fellow councilmember Vickye James. Having served side by side with her for so
many years, she was a rock in our community and fought tirelessly to represent every voice. Her loss leaves a giant hole in the fabric of our Council; however, her activism and passion will continue to live on. As one council, we all grieve and mourn the loss of our sitting councilmember.” The City will work with the family to honor Councilmember James during this time and will provide additional details as they become available."

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Man armed with Machete arrested following alleged domestic incident... A Jamestown man police say was armed with a machete has been arrested following a domestic incident on the city's southside ...

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