Tag: Tazewell County

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...

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...
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