St. James News

St. James to receive funding through the American Rescue Plan

    The city of St. James has been notified it will receive $743,013.01 in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding, which will provide funds to be used for COVID-19 related improvements and safety measures. While the city is still getting clarification on how the money can be spent, funding will provide additional resources to address key needs tied to COVID relief.

Fire department seeking volunteers

    The St. James Fire Protection District is seeking volunteer firefighters to join, as volunteers have dwindled in recent years. Volunteers are what keep the department functioning and serve the community with a variety of fire-related services.

Tickets on sale for Chamber awards dinner

    The annual St. James Chamber of Commerce awards dinner will be held on April 29 at The Gardens at Public House Brewing Company and the St. James Winery. RSVPs are requested by this Friday, April 16. The evening will see several individuals, businesses, organizations, youth, and other award presented to community members to celebrate the many wonderful things that took place in St. James.

Brush fire season still a concern for those burning

    Frequent rains have not curtailed recent brush fires area fire departments have responded to in recent weeks. The danger of brush fires will continue for several more weeks and residents are encouraged to view fire department social media for Red Flag Warnings if they are going to burn.