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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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Endorsement: Mike Hymes for Southern District Board of Supervisor’s Race

Posted on Aug 25, 2013

Posted – Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Posted at – http://gregcruey.blogspot.com/2009/09/endorsement-mike-hymes-for-southern.html

The two videos below were recorded in Pocahontas, Virginia at the Labor Day celebration there. The top video is Democrat Mike Hymes, my pick for the Southern District BOS. Below is GOP candidate Dallas Sparks.

Hymes is the incumbent. He’s served his district and the county well on the Board.

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Roads named after two fallen Tazewell soldiers

Posted on Jul 23, 2013

As a supervisor Mike has the opportunity to honor many local residents. Speaking at this event in October 2012 was a great honor for him.

By KATE COIL Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Date: October 12, 2012

TAZEWELL, Va. — Two Tazewell County soldiers killed in action in Iraq in 2006 and 2007 were honored Friday as a result of legislation passed in January by the General Assembly.

Family, friends, county and state officials gathered at the Wardell Armory to honor the fallen soldiers by naming a portion of Virginia Route 19 and all of Virginia Route 609 in their memory.

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Farming

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

Farming

Farming is critical to our county’s economy and therefore Mike’s positions and votes have always supported farmers and the property rights.  This includes voting against elk restoration in our county and to maintain our AG education positions in the local school system.

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