Tazewell County Newswire

Tazewell County Newswire

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  1. Hydro power income shares proposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Coalfield.com

    ... y Virginia is studying two potential sites for a pumped storage facility: The East River Mountain section of Tazewell County and the former Bullitt mine site near Appalachia.

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  2. Survey to help ID local health needsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Southwest Times

    ... the Roanoke Valley, Rockbridge area (Rockbridge County and the cities of Lexington and Buena Vista) and Tazewell County. The surveys - which ask questions like "what do you do when you are sick?," "where do you go for a checkup?" and "does our ...

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  3. Carilion conducts community health surveysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... are in the Roanoke Valley, New River Valley, Giles area, Rockbridge area, Henry and Franklin counties and Tazewell County. Participants do not need to disclose their names but are asked their age, height, weight, level of education, income and ZIP ...

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  4. Tazewell's wind farm a 'good neighbor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    At Issue: While power-generating wind farms have stirred controversy in other communities, Rail Splitter Wind Farm in Tazewell County has been a "good neighbor." Local Impact: Rail Splitter produces about $526,000 in property tax revenue annually, shared by the county and taxing districts surrounding the farm.

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  5. House passed pumped storage billRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... sites for possible construction of a pumped storage facility - the old Bullitt mine near Appalachia and a Tazewell County location. In a pumped storage facility, when electricity is needed on the power grid, water flows from an upper reservoir ...

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  6. Pumped storage bill advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... sites for possible construction of a pumped storage facility - the old Bullitt mine near Appalachia and a Tazewell County location. In a pumped storage facility, when electricity is needed on the power grid, water flows from an upper reservoir ...

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  7. Tazewell deputies pose for new Hot Cop calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WOAY

    The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office is doing a unique fundraiser for its DARE Program this year by selling its first ever 'Hot Cops' Calendar. Sheriff Hieatt says the calendar was "a fun and light hearted way for officers to show the community the human side of law enforcement."

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  8. Tourism Continues to Flourish in Tazewell County, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | WOAY

    Tazewell County officials released 2017 tourism numbers at their Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday. Tourism Director David Woodard said "Almost all tourism sectors are up this year.

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  9. Unbuckled motorists killed in separate crashesRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | Southwest Times

    ... 61, of Bluefield, Virginia, is the most recent traffic crash victim. Williams was traveling on Route 696 in Tazewell County when his 1995 Ford Ranger pickup truck ran off the left side of the road, struck a culvert and overturned.

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  10. A glance at Dominion's Bath County Pumped Storage StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Water from the bottom reservoir at the Bath County Pumped Storage Station, pictured, is pumped to the upper reservoir at off-peak times, and then released back into the lower reservoir to create electricity during high-demand periods.

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  11. Mitchell: Pumped storage project would generate millions for coalfieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Mark D. Mitchel is Vice President - Generation Construction at Dominion Energy Virginia.

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  12. Edna F. Dean, 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    Edna Frances Hayes Dean, 99, of Harrisonburg, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at Sunnyside Retirement Community. She was born in Tazewell County on June 1, 1918, and was the daughter of the late James Edmond and Nancy Jane Pruett Hayes.

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  13. Tazewell jail bonds long paid off, but public safety sales tax lives foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    In 2000, under threat of forced state action, Tazewell County voters finally approved a sales tax increase to pay for a new county jail. The $17 million building was paid off in 2011, but the half-cent public safety sales tax added to most goods purchased in the county continues to be collected.

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  14. Pumped storage facility touredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... in Southwest Virginia. It has focused its search on two sites - the old Bullitt mine near Appalachia and a Tazewell County location. Either project would be smaller in scale than the Bath County site, which is the world's largest pumped storage ...

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  15. Pumped storage site viewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... in Southwest Virginia. It has focused its search on two sites - the old Bullitt mine near Appalachia and a Tazewell County location. Either project would be smaller in scale than the Bath County site, which is the world's largest pumped storage ...

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  16. Dominion gets warm welcome at meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... various elements of how pumped storage works; the potential sites, including the former Bullitt mine and a Tazewell County location; and why Dominion would be a good member of the community. "It could be a game changer for us," said Brian Falin of ...

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  17. Dominion gets warm welcome at meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... to educate area residents about pumped storage and the sites Dominion is considering in Appalachia and Tazewell County. Mary Trigiani, from Big Stone Gap, talks with Dominion Energy's James Stikeleather about one of the potential sites for ...

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  18. Heart of Appalachia hopes to diversify boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... Executive Director Kitty Barker said all the member localities have endorsed the proposed changes except Tazewell County and Wise County. Tazewell is set to address them in October, and Barker is unsure when Wise County aims to address them. As for ...

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  19. Heart of Appalachia wants to change board makeupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Coalfield.com

    ... Executive Director Kitty Barker said all the member localities have endorsed the proposed changes except Tazewell County and Wise County. Tazewell is set to address them in October, and Barker is unsure when Wise County aims to address them. As for ...

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  20. Study Highlights Conservation Needs of Fish Species Recently Discovered in Southwest VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Newswise

    In 1999, a routine study for a pipeline in Tazewell County, Virginia, led to a surprising discovery. Researchers spotted tiny minnows with a black stripe and yellow fins, similar in size and skeletal structure to the Laurel dace, a species native to Tennessee.

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