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.

Bluestone Business and Technology Center

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...

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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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