• Tag: Tazewell County

    AEP Foundation funds free wifi hotspots across rural West Virginia and...

    CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – The American Electric Power Foundation is donating nearly $70,000 to create free WiFi hotspots at multiple locations across Appalachian Power’s...

    Bluefield College celebrates graduates with special deliveries and a virtual ceremony

    BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) – The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how spring commencement ceremonies will take place this year. To celebrate graduates, Bluefield College sent...

    COVID-19 testing to take place in Tazewell County next week

    TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - The Cumberland Plateau Health District will schedule community testing sites for COVID-19 at locations across Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell and...

    UPDATE: Wanted man in connection to a homicide arrested

    UPDATE: A man wanted in connection to a homicide in Tazewell County, VA has been arrested in Smyrna County, VA. ——————— TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY)...

    Princeton man arrested after leading police on a pursuit, crashing into...

    TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - A Princeton man is in jail after leading police on a pursuit. At 4 p.m. on April 28, Virginia State Police...

    Local teacher stays connected with students through Facebook

    TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - Since the stay at home order many teachers are finding creative ways to both teach students and provide support...

    Richlands Police Department teams up with American Red Cross to houses...

    RICHLANDS, VA (WOAY) - Due to flooding and social distancing Richlands Police Department is taking a new approach to how evacuees are sheltering in...

    Richlands, VA experience flooding in some parts of town

    RICHLANDS, VA (WOAY) - Last night after heavy rain Richlands, VA experienced extreme flooding in some parts of town. After a long night of...

    Town of Richlands closes playground facilities at Critterville

    RICHLANDS, VA (WOAY) - The Town of Richlands has closed the playground facilities at Critterville due to COVID-19. The following message was posted on the...

    Tazewell County, VA confirms first two positive cases of COVID-19

    LEBANON, VA (WOAY) – The Virginia Department of Health’s Cumberland Plateau Health District announced today its first two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents...

    Tazewell County Schools begins preparations to complete the academic school year

    TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - Yesterday afternoon, we received more guidance from the state superintendent and are now beginning the planning stage for completing...

    Bluefield College student tests positive for COVID-19

    BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Bluefield College leadership has been notified that a Bluefield College student has tested positive for COVID-19. The student has been home, outside...

    Bluefield College will keep continuing operating at a normal schedule

    BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) – Bluefield College leadership has been consistently monitoring the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) during the spring semester. The safety of our campus...

    Fugitive wanted since 2018 arrested

    TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - A woman who has been a wanted fugitive since 2018 has been captured. The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office shared on...

    Virginia fugitive captured in Florida

    PORT ORANGE, FL (WOAY) - A Tazewell County fugitive was recently captured by authorities in Florida. Joshua Keen has been a wanted fugitive since March...

    Community cleanup event announced in Richlands after floods

    RICHLANDS, VA (WOAY) - The Richlands Police Department has announced that a cleanup and rebuilding effort from the floods earlier this month will take...

    Tazewell Co. Career and Technical Center students and administration encourage hands-on...

    TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - In honor of Career and Technical Education Month, Tazewell County Career and Technical Center opened its doors to give an...

    God’s Pit Crew stops in Richlands for flood relief

    TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - Despite devastating circumstances, community members are amazed by how neighbors come to their aid during their time of need. Virginia...

    Officials urge residents to heed evacuation warnings

    RICHLANDS, VA (WOAY) - As southern West Virginia and southwest Virginia sees more rain, there is potential for flood waters to return. Last week, officials...

    Family shares concerns about flood damage repair costs

    TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - As floodwaters create thousands of dollars worth of damage, some residents worry about how to pay for repairs if...

    HEALTH CONCERN: Mold left by flood damage

    TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - With flood waters comes damage, and a common problem for waterlogged homes is mold. Under the right circumstances, mold can...

    Virginia moves toward marijuana decriminalization

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is moving toward decriminalizing simple possession of marijuana. The state House on Monday passed a decriminalization bill with bipartisan support....

    Virginia burn law goes into effect February 15

    VIRGINIA (WOAY) - The Commonwealth’s 4 p.m. Burn Law goes into effect on February 15.  This law prohibits burning before 4 p.m. each day...

    Richlands community asks for supply donations

    TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - After up to five feet of water destroyed several homes and belongings, Richlands officials ask surrounding areas for support. The...

    Community supports each other amidst flood cleanup

    TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - The Town of Richlands is working to clean up after massive floods swept through the community. "Many people are displaced,"...
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