Health

Residents of Tazewell say they have concerns about the number of people with Cancer

Posted on Aug 10, 2013

Residents of Tazewell say they have concerns about the number of people with Cancer

Several years ago the Board of Supervisors requested a study be conducted, by the State Health Department , of the number of cancer cases being reported in Tazewell county . This study was inconclusive. At the next Board of Supervisors meeting, Mike plans to ask the board to fund an independent study of the recent reported cancers in Tazewell county. He feels strongly that we must be proactive in our efforts to determine the cause of this problem in our communities. Please support for spending your tax money for this important study.

This topic has been on the minds of many county residents lately and received a lot of attention recently thanks to a report by WVVA.

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New Trash Sites

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

New Trash Sites

A clean county is important for many reasons, that is why during Mike’s term in office he has fought to build two trash collection sites in the southern district.  One in Gratton and one in Thompson Valley.  These sites make it convenient for residents to deposit trash locally, and avoid the cost of hauling their trash to the county landfill.

 

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