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Town Council Meeting April 2016


As part of the Town of Tazewell’s ongoing efforts to keep area citizens involved and up-to-date, the Council section of the website will now feature videos of the Town Council meetings starting in January 2016. The videos will typically be made available within 24-48 hours after the meetings, and can be found here, with the latest meeting shown at the ...

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Sesquicentennial Schedule


2016 marks 150 years since the incorporation of Tazewell by the Virginia Assembly in 1866. Join us for a special celebration of our Town’s Sesquicentennial! Treasure Hunt – Month of April For the month of April, every Wednesday Tazewell Today will post a clue in local newspapers based on the history of Tazewell. That clue can be used to locate ...

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Treasure Hunt


The Town of Tazewell is celebrating its Sesquicentennial anniversary this year, commemorating 150 years since it was incorporated in 1866. In honor of this special anniversary, Tazewell Today is hosting a Treasure Hunt. For each week of April, there will be an article in local newspapers that includes a historical clue. That clue can be used to locate the hidden egg for that ...

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Youth in Government Day


On April 5, 2016, Tazewell High school students participated in Youth in Government with the Town of Tazewell as part of Local Government Education Week in Virginia. (Photos courtesy of Councilman Dr. Terry Mullins)

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Special Recognition of Art Mead


On Monday, April 4, 2016, the Town of Tazewell recognized Art Mead at the monthly Planning Commission meeting. Art, who represents the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, has served as an advisor to the Town and has helped shape the newly drafted comprehensive plan in conjunction with the Planning Commission. He brought to the Town his experience as Town Manager of Bluefield, Virginia for eighteen years, his past Planning District Commission board experience, and his vast experience as Assistant Director for Weldon Cooper. Mayor Donald Buchanan presented Art with a key to the Town of Tazewell and a honorary award in appreciation of his work.

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This year marks the Sesquicentennial or 150 year milestone of the incorporation of the Town of Tazewell. Many special events are being planned in celebration. To extend the celebration, the event planning committee is designing a commemorative Taztown-opoly game based in the classic Monopoly game. Businesses, events and landmarks will be featured that are the heart of Tazewell. Board spaces ...

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Kidzown – Ready for Spring!


Thanks to our wonderful volunteer Sharon Davis, Town Treasurer, Kidzown has a new look! Sharon put in many hours to freshen the playground with new paint. From tall castle towers to a pirate ship, Kidzown has fun activities for kids of all ages.

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