Mike Hymes for Tazewell County Supervisor

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.

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.

Working to Bring New Jobs to Tazewell County

Join Pure Salmon – Virginia for a community event on October 5th from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at SWCC to learn about local vendor opportunities and potential employment.

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Mike Supports Our Second Amendment Rights

Pocahontas ATV Trails

During my time on the Board of Supervisors the county created the Pocahontas ATV trail, and we recently added additional property which will expand the trails.  When re-elected I will continue to work on these types of projects and others to help our county.

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.

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.

Zoning: Message received

TAZEWELL, Va. — February 2016 – A crowd of Tazewell County residents sent a clear message to the board of supervisors Tuesday night at a public hearing on a proposed zoning ordinance, and it’s a message two key supervisors say they are heeding.

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Open house informs public on hydroelectric pump station

BLAKE STOWERS | Bluefield Daily Telegraph | Oct 6, 2017 TAZEWELL, Va. — Residents and landowners who filled Tazewell High School on Thursday night to learn more about a $2 billion hydroelectric pump station proposed by Dominion Energy were calling it an...

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Tazewell County pushing for Sunset agreement

JIM TALBERT | Jul 1, 2017 - A decision on whether or not its vote is reversed could come from the Virginia Coalfield Coalition next week. Seth White, who serves as chairman of the coalition said the 16 member board was looking at either July 11 or 12 as...

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