Tag: Tazewell County

Organizers appeal ban on arms at upcoming Virginia gun rally

RICHMOND, VA (AP) — A gun-rights group has filed an emergency appeal of a judge’s ruling upholding the Virginia governor’s ban on firearms at...

Virginia Governor to ban guns from Capitol grounds

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Fearing a repeat of the deadly violence that engulfed Charlottesville more than two years ago, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam plans...

Grand jury returns indictments to 100 people

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - Tazewell County Grand Jury returns indictments to 100 people. Chris Plaster, Tazewell County Commonwealth's Attorney, announces today that the Grand...

Officials ask for public’s help identifying suspects

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - The Tazewell County Sheriffs Office is seeking information on the identity of two individuals. The male and female suspects...

Top issues in the 2020 Virginia legislative session

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers are kicking off a 60-day legislative session with Democrats in full control for the first time in more...

Virginia State Police launches trooper recruitment website

VIRGINIA (WOAY) – The Virginia State Police is welcoming the New Year and a new decade with a new recruitment website. Located at www.vatrooper.com,...

Four arrested after two teenagers commit suicide

TAZEWELL, VA (WOAY) - Justin Dye and Kayla Hodges were two high school students who attended the same school and suffered in silence.Both students...

New Nurse Practitioner program at Bluefield College

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) - Bluefield College has a new Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. The advanced preparation of the Family Nurse Practitioner in mental...

Local Sheriff Recognized for Student Safety Workgroup

TAZEWELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) - Virginia's Secretary of Public Safety sent a letter of appreciation to Sheriff Brian Hieatt for his service on the...

Virginia to host free fishing weekend

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is hosting a free fishing weekend to make up for some bad weather in June. The Department of Game &...

UPDATE: Woman wanted for child neglect charges has been arrested

UPDATE: August 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm: TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - A woman wanted by Tazewell County deputies has turned herself in. --------------- TAZEWELL COUNTY,...

Tazewell deputy recognized as Dare Officer of the year

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - Deputy Landon Hieatt of the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office was recognized at the 2019 Virginia School Safety Training Forum...

Industrial Plating & Machine Now Hiring for up to 100 New...

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) — A local company’s expansion is bringing dozens of jobs to the Two Virginias. Industrial Plating & Machine is planning to fill...

Tazewell County Deputies Searching For Someone Responsible For Dumping Hundreds Of...

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - The Tazewell County Sheriffs Office is seeking information on the identity of the person(s) responsible for dumping 100’s of...

UPDATE: Town Officials Vote to Close Fire Department “Indefinitely”

Update:(05/29)- The Pocahontas Virginia Fire Department will be closed indefinitely. City officials met tonight in a closed meeting to discuss the future of the fire...

Tazewell County Landfill On Fire

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY)- It has been reported that the Tazewell County landfill is currently on fire. Details are limited but what we do know...

116 People Indicted After Multi-State Drug Roundup

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY) - 116 people have been indicted after a multi-state drug roundup. See the full list of those that have been...

Tazewell Man Charged With Assault

TAZEWELL COUNTY, VA (WOAY)- A man has been charged with multiple things after fleeing from officers. Major Harold Heatley, Chief Deputy of Tazewell County Sheriff's...
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