Tag: Tazewell County

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...

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...
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