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Bluestone Business and Technology Center

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

Mike has worked hard with others in Tazewell County to help make the dream of the Bluestone Business and Technology center come true.  If you are not familiar with the project watch this informational video.

 

 

The Bluestone is a 680 acre mixed-used development, situated at the gateway of Virginia’s e-Region. This development is immersed in an environment full of natural and recreational resources, and amenities, where one can work, live, learn and play. It is the perfect setting for high quality research, technology and advanced manufacturing businesses. It is the perfect setting for training your employees. It is the perfect setting for building a dream home and the perfect setting for outdoor recreation such as golfing, hiking and biking.

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Letter of Support

Posted on Sep 22, 2013

Open Letter to the Residents of the Southern District;

Through my experience as an instructor for various emergency medical courses, and my tenure on the Emergency Services Committee for Tazewell County, I have grown to realize the needs our emergency agencies (fire and EMS) face in Tazewell County.

Those needs vary from outdated equipment to the need for updated and improved building conditions. This is not a problem that is faced by any one particular department, although some may be in more need than others.

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Clean coal mobile classroom teaches, brings hope

Posted on Aug 25, 2013

Posted: Aug 20, 2013 5:08 PM EST at WVVA

By Kristen Conner

TAZEWELL, Va (WVVA)– Clean coal is a hot topic across the Two Virginias and other coal communities across the country.

One organization has created a way to educate people about the industry’s efforts to reduce emissions, and Tuesday morning they came to Tazewell County.

The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity toured Southwest Virginia with its mobile classroom. It displays new technologies experts say can make combustion cleaner.

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Clean Coal Rally at Tazewell Mall

Posted on Aug 25, 2013

Clean Coal Rally at Tazewell Mall

There was a great Coal rally with The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) at the Tazewell Mall on the morning of August 20th.  The ACCCE is a partnership of the industries involved in producing electricity from coal.  They recognize the inextricable linkage between energy, the economy and our environment.  Toward that end, ACCCE supports policies that promote the use of coal,

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House Bill No. 1217 honors SW Va. fallen heroes

Posted on Aug 25, 2013

House Bill No. 1217 honors SW Va. fallen heroes

By Sgt. Luther L. Boothe – October 23, 2012

Posted in: 276th Engineer Battalion, 91st Troop Command, Army Guard

CEDAR BLUFF, Va. – Virginia Senator Phillip Puckett, Delegate Will Morefield, Honorable Michael Hymes and the American Veterans Honor Guard Association unveiled highway road signs honoring Sgt. Brandon Asbury and Sgt. David Lambert during a ceremony held Oct. 19 in Cedar Bluff, Va.

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