Tazewell (Virginia, United States)

Type: City
Name: Tazewell (Virginia, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.114799
Longitude: -81.5196
population: 4,054
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Miner dies in Buchanan County mine

Deputies in McDowell County bust indoor marijuana grow Deputies in McDowell County bust indoor marijuana grow RAYSAL HOLLOW (WVVA) An anonymous tip leads deputies in McDowell County to an indoor marijuana grow... More >> RAYSAL HOLLOW (WVVA) An ... [Published WVVA - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Republican Ben Chafin wins state Senate special election

Republican Ben Chafin is the winner of the state Senate special election - securing the seat with almost 60 percent of the vote.Chafin will represent the 38th District - replacing former Sen. Phillip Puckett who retired from the position in June.“The ... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hymes wrong on education money

In a special state Senate election, Democrat Mike Hymes accuses Republican Del. A. Benton “Ben” Chafin of cutting education spending while giving legislators a luxurious office building in Richmond.The Aug. 19 contest between Chafin and Hymes, a Tazewell ... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tazewell in Southwest Virginia set to renovate itself to attract more tourists

Southwest Virginia is all set to renovate itself to attract more tourists after Department of Housing and Community Development stopped in Tazewell to discuss the programs and the economic history and trends of the region.Public relations and marketing ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Special election to choose southwest Virginia senator next week

It's a three-way race in a sprawling district.On Tuesday, voters in southwestern Virginia will choose Phil Puckett's replacement in the General Assembly. The vote in the 38th district will also determine which political party controls the state senat ... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Tourism group visits Tazewell

Authentic, distinctive, alive are words Becky Nave hopes will become the brand name of southwest Virginia.Nave, public relations and marketing director for the department of housing and community development is part of a group hoping to market the region’s ... [Published SWVA Today - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Del. Ben Chafin "took money away" from Southwest Virginia schools while voting to build a "politician's palace."

The Truth-O-Meter Says: Del. Ben Chafin "took money away" from Southwest Virginia schools while voting to build a "politician's palace."Mike Hymes on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 in a TV adIn a special state Senate election, Democrat Mike Hymes accuses ... [Published St. Petersburg Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Martin Award presented posthumously to Andrew Davidson

In a moving and at times emotional ceremony, the Wilderness Road Kiwanis Club’s John L. Martin Award was recently presented posthumously to Andrew Davidson. His father, Bill Davidson, accepted the award.Davidson, 18, was killed April 2 in a wreck following ... [Published Claiborne Progress - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Senator Warner stops at Tazewell Co. Fair

TAZEWELL CO. (WVVA) - While elections are still a few months away, U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) is hot on the campaign trail touting his new “Fair Shot" tour."In America everybody ought to get a fair shot," he told WVVA.  "So we gotta work to bring ... [Published WVVA - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lester, Archie

Archie Ward "Rusty" Lester Archie Ward "Rusty" Lester, 79, of Tazewell, Va., went to receive his reward and be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014. He was a patient at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born September 7, 1934, on Thompson St. in Tazewell, ... [Published SWVA Today - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Eight inducted into Tazewell High School Hall of Fame

TAZEWELL, Va. — The Elite Eight were honored by the Tazewell High School Hall of Fame Saturday.Eight honorees — Glen Riddle, Charles Grindstaff, Whitney Davis, Carol Green Robertson, James “Robbie” Colley, Ralph “Moon” Mullins, James Farley and Don Necessary, ... [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Absentee voting lagging

TAZEWELL, Va. — Absentee balloting is off to a slow start in a closely-watched Southwest Virginia Senate race that will determine which political party controls the General Assembly.Three candidates are vying to succeed former lawmaker Phillip Puckett, ... [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]

Quotes

"It's important that we fund education properly," Hymes told us. "We don't fund education like we should. And if you don't have a good education system, you don't have a competent work force. "
"Wonder why Southwest Virginia doesn’t get its fair share from Richmond? Here’s one reason – Del. Ben Chafin, a millionaire lawyer, took money away from public schools here while wasting it over there. Ben Chafin voted to tear down this legislative office building and build a nearly half-billion dollar politician’s palace in its place, putting his luxury before our kids’ education."
"Having Sheriff Hieatt as a DARE Instructor in elementary school gave me someone to model myself after, he has had a dramatic impact on my life and that is what I hope to accomplish as our current DARE Officer. It was  a dream of mine to become a Police Officer and with encouragement from Sheriff Hieatt throughout my school years I was able to make that dream a reality and now I get to follow in his footsteps as a DARE Instructor" says Deputy Glen Keen
"Our officers do a great job in drug arrests, and at the same time the D A R E Program allows us to keep focusing on our prevention efforts and continue building good relationships between our children and the police." Hieatt stated. “Our agency is involved in prevention, at many levels in our community...

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Life on a Sheep Farm in Virginia [Published Country Magazine - 14 hours ago]
Local Frontline Leaders Honored in National Awa... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - 22 hours ago]
Local Frontline Leaders Honored in National Awa... [Published PRWeb - 22 hours ago]
Miner dies in Buchanan County mine [Published WVVA - Aug 21 2014]
GOP gains control of Va. Senate [Published Southwest Times - Aug 20 2014]
A vehicle goes off the road and into a creek ea... [Published WVVA - Aug 20 2014]
Republican Ben Chafin wins state Senate special... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 20 2014]
Hymes wrong on education money [Published TriCities.com - Aug 17 2014]
Tazewell in Southwest Virginia set to renovate ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 16 2014]
Special election to choose southwest Virginia s... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 15 2014]
National Bankshares Down 20.0% Since SmarTrend ... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Aug 15 2014]
Tourism group visits Tazewell [Published SWVA Today - Aug 14 2014]
Del. Ben Chafin "took money away" from Southwes... [Published St. Petersburg Times - Aug 12 2014]
Va.’s 38th Senatorial District candidates speak [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Aug 11 2014]
Martin Award presented posthumously to Andrew D... [Published Claiborne Progress - Aug 10 2014]
National Bankshares Shares Down 19.0% Since Sma... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Aug 07 2014]
Sheriff Hieatt named top D.A.R.E. administrator [Published WVVA - Aug 07 2014]
Michael Lee Davis [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Aug 07 2014]
Sheriff named top D.A.R.E. administrator [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Aug 06 2014]
Claypool Hill/Wardell water gets the gold award [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Aug 04 2014]
Sen. Warner mingles at fair [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Aug 04 2014]
Senator Warner stops at Tazewell Co. Fair [Published WVVA - Aug 04 2014]
Jerry Vencill rolls back the clock preserving t... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 03 2014]
The oldest Hatfield is 97 [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Aug 02 2014]
Shares of NKSH Down 18.8% Since Downtrend Call ... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Jul 31 2014]
Music is everywhere in the Mountain Empire [Published TriCities.com - Jul 31 2014]
Absentee balloting: Vote now in Virginia Senate... [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Jul 31 2014]
Lester, Archie [Published SWVA Today - Jul 30 2014]
Eight inducted into Tazewell High School Hall o... [Published Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Jul 28 2014]
Reminiscent about old times at family reunions [Published TriCities.com - Jul 27 2014]
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Fighting crime just got smarter (aka geekier) [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 30 2014]
This week’s Smart City roundup features the latest smart trends in law enforcement outreach, and a smarter lighting solution for the workplace. Fighting crime just got smarter  . Tazewell, Virginia residents can feel a bit safer, now that local authorities ...
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