Tag: Tazewell County

Two new businesses open their doors in Bluefield, VA

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - On Wednesday afternoon, two new businesses held their ribbon-cutting ceremonies. The first is a tuxedo and suit store called The Tux...

Bluefield College to offer new concentration in justice adminstration

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Bluefield College is launching a new concentration in justice administration. The Caudill School of Business and the School of Criminal Justice...

Travis Hackworth reflects on winning state senate election

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - Tazewell County voters made their voices heard in a special election and elected Travis Hackworth to the Virginia State Senate.  Hackworth...

Hackworth wins Virginia 38th Senate District race

UPDATE (3/23 @ 10 p.m.): Republican Travis Hackworth won the state senate election with over 75% of the vote. TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - Tazewell County...

Tazewell Primary Students learn tornado safety during state-mandated drill

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - 9:45 AM in a Tazewell County Public school typically sees students learning during the first half of a normal school...

UPDATE: Bluefield College to reopen March 17

UPDATE: (3/16/21 @ 9 p.m.) - Bluefield College tells WOAY the campus will return to normal operations tomorrow, March 17.  Classes and work hours...

Town of Richlands sees blocked roads as river banks flood Monday...

RICHLANDS, VA (WOAY) - Early Monday morning, the Town of Richlands saw river banks begin to flood. Police began to block off flooded roads...

Restaurant Week aims to highlight local businesses in Tazewell County

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - Restaurant Week is kicking off in Tazewell County.  Participating restaurants in Tazewell, Bluefield and Richlands will be offering a special offer...

Tazewell Library reopens to the public

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - The Tazewell County Library reopened to the public this week. Since December, the library has been closed to the public and...

Southwest Virginia Community College hosts open house for new Bluefield location

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Southwest Virginia Community College will soon be opening a brand new off-site location to give more options to students. In...

Southwestern Virginia Community College opening new location

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC) is opening a new center in Bluefield, Virginia. The new center will be a full service...

Tazewell County activating warming shelters beginning tonight

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY)- Tazewell County is activating warming shelters upon request tonight at midnight. Warming shelters will be located at Richland PD in Western...

Southwest Virginia Community College to open new location in Bluefield, VA

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) — Southwest Virginia Community College is opening a new location to serve students in Bluefield, VA. The new “Bluefield Center” is located at 745...

Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect in hit and run

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY)- The Tazewell County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect involved in a hit and...

Bluefield College President releases statement on players kneeling at basketball game

Bluefield, VA (WOAY)– Bluefield College President David Olive has released the following statement on behalf of Bluefield College: “Dear Campus Community — There are many questions...

Bluefield College celebrates Black History Month

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Bluefield College is celebrating Black History Month with a variety of keynote speakers and activities for students. The college’s Vice...

Trent Crewe to serve as Town of Bluefield’s newest Town Manager

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Trent Crewe was made the official Town Manager of Bluefield, Virginia after serving as an interim.  In October of 2020, then...

Education students learn to teach remotely as pandemic lingers on

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - As the pandemic continues, education majors have had to adapt to learning an entirely new way to teach. At Bluefield...

Tazewell County Public Schools finishes first round of vaccine distributions

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - Tazewell County Public Schools has been vaccinating the majority of its employees over the past two weeks. Schools were put...

Town of Bluefield to soon see new Dollar General

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - A new Dollar General will soon be in Bluefield. The store will be located along Virginia Avenue near downtown. The location...

Town of Tazewell to soon add kayak access point on Clinch...

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - The Town of Tazewell is excited to add a new kayak access point.  The Town sits near the Clinch River but...

Town of Tazewell to host drive-in movie for Valentine’s Day weekend

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - The Town of Tazewell is planning a drive-in movie. Last summer the town held drive-in movies and saw a great reception...

Town of Tazewell renovates iconic Mini Park

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - The Town of Tazewell is updating its Mini Park. The iconic part of Main Street sits on an area the size...

Town of Tazewell sees new opportunity after being designated an official...

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - Last year the Town of Tazewell was designated by the Commonwealth of Virginia as an official Main Street Community. It...

Historic Crab Orchard Museum accepted for Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority...

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - The Historic Crab Orchard Museum in Tazewell County has recently been accepted for a grant worth up to $100,000. The Crab...
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