Tag: Tazewell County

Bluefield College moves to remote instruction temporarily after 21 positive cases...

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) – Bluefield College leadership made the decision to move all classes to remote instruction the remainder of the week, Tuesday, September...

Tazewell County teacher observer tests positive for COVID-19

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - A Tazewell County teacher observer has tested positive for COVID-19. According to Tazewell County Public Schools, the Health Department was...

Bluefield College hosts 29th annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Bluefield College will host its 29th Annual Duremdes Christian Emphasis Week, September 23-25, featuring three-morning sessions of spiritual discourse led...

Virginia residents flock to polls for first day of early voting

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - Virginia voters head to the polls for the first day of early voting.  Tazewell County voters are flocking to their one...

U.S. Marshals searching for a man wanted for rape

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - U.S. Marshals are searching for a man wanted for rape out of Tazewell County, Virginia. Rolan Jackson is wanted by...

Mother and son charged with murder

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - Chris Plaster, Tazewell County Commonwealth's Attorney, announced today that Justin Michael Hackler, age 25, of Bastian, VA, and his...

Virginia residents able to vote early for first time this election

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - Residents of Virginia will be able to vote early in a presidential election for the first time ever this year.  Early...

Bluefield College asks students to avoid travel during Labor Day weekend

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Bluefield College is asking their students to avoid traveling during the upcoming holiday weekend.  A three day weekend is a typical...

Tazewell Co. Schools announces adult night class registration

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - Tazewell County Public Schools will offer two classes at the Tazewell County Career and Technical Center this fall. Class Days Time Duration Cost Small Engine,...

Tazewell County reports first COVID-19 death

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY)- The Virginia Department of Health has reported to the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors the first confirmed death of a...

School employee tests positive for COVID-19

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - Tazewell County Public Schools confirms that an employee in the Bluefield area tested positive for coronavirus. In a Facebook post...

Board of Supervisors approve Phase II CARES Act funding

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - The Tazewell County Board of Supervisors approved nearly $1.2 million dollars to assist in the operating and preventative costs...

19 students at Bluefield College tests positive for COVID-19

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) – Nineteen students at Bluefield College tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier today a member of the Bluefield College football team...

Tazewell County holds first day of school

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Tazewell County held it's first day of school today. There were mixed feelings in the air for the first day of...

Second student tests positive at Bluefield College

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - A second Bluefield College student has tested positive for COVID-19. Protocols are being followed, and exposure is being limited.  College leadership...

Tazewell County schools take sanitizing precautions for the school year

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Keeping Tazewell County schools sanitized is one of the top priorities heading into the fall semester. Graham Middle School will...

First Bluefield College student tests positive for COVID-19

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Bluefield College reports its first student to test positive for COVID-19. Below is a statement from the college: “As promised in our...

Fincastle Golf Course concludes Appalachian Amateur Golf Tournament

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - The Fincastle Golf Course finished up their amateur tournament this weekend. The tournament used to be a yearly occasion for nearly...

Ammar’s Magic Mart building in Bluefield, VA sold to North Carolina...

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - The City of Bluefield in Tazewell County has recently sold an iconic building. The Magic Mart, which used to be a...

Tazewell County EMS employee tests positive for COVID-19

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - An EMS employee in Tazewell County has tested positive for COVID-19. Todd Day, Town Manager, released the following statement: I was informed...

Fatal motorcycle crash being investigated in Tazewell County

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - Virginia State Police are investigation a deadly crash. At 4:32 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, a Virginia State Police Trooper...

UPDATE: Bluefield, VA Library to reopen after COVID-19 tests was negative

UPDATE: (Monday, August 3, 2020, at 9 am) BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - The Tazewell County Public Library says that the COVID-19 tests at the...

Bud’s Market closes for weekend to clean after flood

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - Bud's market found itself underwater due to a flash flood on Thursday. Now, the store is closed until Monday...

Visit Tazewell receives 10,000 dollar grant for tourism

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - Visit Tazewell County has received the maximum $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLOVE Recovery Program, a new...

Bluefield College puts their COVID-19 response protocols into effect after three...

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - A Local college has implemented its COVID-19 response protocols after three employees tested positive. As a part of Bluefield College’s response...
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