Mike Hymes for Tazewell County Supervisor

Mike Hymes

Mike Hymes

Southern District Supervisor

“Mike is a lifelong resident of Tazewell County and has served as a Tazewell County Supervisor since 2006.  A third generation coal miner, former Director of Human Resources at James River Coal Company, and owner of HYPerformance Management Consultants – Mike and his wife, Cecelia, raised their two sons here and know the issues we face in Southwest Virginia.

Breast Cancer Awareness

The Tazewell County Board of Supervisors provided the Tazewell & Richlands High School girls volleyball teams with pink shirts and socks for their Breast Cancer awareness game played at THS on October 22nd. RHS won the Varsity competition while THS took the Junior Varsity match.

A Top Managed SWVA County

Since Mike first took office in Tazewell County, the outside auditing firm for the county has reported it is one of the best managed in Southwest Virginia. This is why they had $2.8 million in surplus funding during 2013.

4-H Program

The 4-H program prepares young people to step up to the challenges in their community and the world. Using research-based programming around positive youth development, 4-H youth get the hands-on real world experience they need to become leaders. Mike supports the program to help the children of Southwest Virginia reach their full potential.

County Roads

County roads are the life line to the residents of the rural areas Mike represents. Because there are so many orphan roads in the Tazewell County Southern district, he has made paving and maintaining them a high priority in order to keep the roads in the best possible condition.

Fire and Rescue

Public safety fire and rescue programs are another focus of Mike’s efforts. In his recent Tazewell County supervisor term he helped acquire a new tanker truck for the Clear Fork Volunteer Fire Department using county funds.

I have worked in the mines and the coal industry my whole adult life and no one knows better than I how regulations are devastating our coal industry and our way of life.  No one will fight harder against these regulations than I will.

Letter of Support

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...

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Clean coal mobile classroom teaches, brings hope

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...

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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...

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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...

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