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

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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.

Tazewell County Fire & Rescue: Squad resolving challenges

By BILL ARCHER Bluefield Daily Telegraph TAZEWELL, Va. — Earlier this month, Tazewell County Fire & Rescue found itself in a pinch brought on by traditionally slow Medicare payments for services rendered, that forced the agency to delay payments to some of its...

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Education System

Mike is product of the Tazewell County Education system and has consistently supported increased education funding during his term in office.  The records will show that local funding for education consistently increased while he has been in office and the board has...

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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...

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Maintaining 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...

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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...

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