Tag: Tazewell County

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...

Three Bluefield College employees tests positive for COVID-19

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) – Three Bluefield College employees have tested positive for COVID-19, putting into effect the COVID-19 response protocols established by the College earlier...

UPDATE: Bluefield College free outdoor movie night moved to next week...

UPDATE: BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) -  The Community Outdoor Movie Night at Bluefield College has been rescheduled to Thursday, July 30, 2020, due to weather. Bluefield...

Tazewell County closing several offices due to COVID-19

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - County Administrator Eric Young announced today that due to the continued increase of COVID-19 cases the Board of Supervisors will...

Tazewell Board of Supervisors vote to put relocation of Confederate statue...

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - The Tazewell County Board of Supervisors has elected to send the issue of the relocation of the Confederate statue...

UPDATE: Missing child from Richalnds has been found safe

UPDATE: Richlands Police say the missing 14-year-old child has been found safe. RICHLANDS, VA (WOAY) - The Richlands Police Department is actively searching for a...

Tazewell County Schools signs resolution condemning racism

TAZEWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Tazewell County School Board signed a resolution condemning racism and affirming the school division’s commitment to an inclusive school...

Photographer captures beloved dog’s last day

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - On Thursday, a local photographer's act of kindness brought a truck driving dog owner to tears. Brownie was a six year...

Pocahontas Exhibition Mine to reopen to public July 11th

POCAHONTAS, VA (WOAY) - A piece of Pocahontas’s history will be open to the public once again. The Pocahontas Exhibition Mine will welcome visitors...

Father-son shooting in the Town of Tazewell

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY)- WOAY has confirmed that there was a shooting on Tuesday, July 7 in the Town of Tazewell. According to Town of Tazewell...

Tazewell County School Board approves budget and fall 2020 start date

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - Tazewell County School Board met on June 29, 2020, to continue their recessed meeting from June 8, 2020. At the...

Free community COVID-19 testing coming to Tazewell County

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - The Cumberland Plateau Health District, in partnership with Tazewell County, will offer free community testing for COVID-19 on Wednesday, July...

Bluefield College holds campus community forum to discuss racial injustice

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) - Bluefield College held a community forum to discuss racial injustice.  According to the college’s director of athletics Tonia Walker, who spoke...

UPDATE: Arrest made in explosives investigation

RICHLANDS, WV (WOAY) - An arrest has been made in the investigation of explosives found near a home. Cole Carini, 23, was arrested yesterday and...

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...
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