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Ornament Contest

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The Executive Mansion, Virginia’s historic “first house” has announced that the theme for its 2015 Holiday Tree will be “Celebrating Virginia’s Localities.” Each locality is asked to submit one hand-crafted ornament that uniquely represents their community. The Town will be accepting handmade ornaments from the community through August 31 at Town Hall or by mail to Town of Tazewell 201 ...

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Tazewell County Fair

Tazewell County Fair 2015

The annual Tazewell County Fair will kick off on July 31, 2015 and run through August 8. The carnival starts August 4, with unlimited rides for $20.00 on August 4, 5, and 6. Gate admission tickets can be pre-purchased at the fair office. For more information, visit their website or Facebook pages.  (Photo credit to Elizabeth Bennett)

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Roughnecks Donate to Officer Riggs

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On Sunday, July 26, 2015, the Roughnecks presented the Town of Tazewell Police Department with a donation for Officer Jason Riggs. The Roughnecks are a Pulaski, VA based motorcycle group that is comprised of fellow police and firefighter members. Upon hearing of the tragic loss of Officer Briggs wife and home to fire, they raised funds and personally delivered them to ...

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Main Street Summerfest

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Summerfest was held in Tazewell from Thursday, July 23 – Saturday, July 25, 2015. On Thursday evening, the festival kicked off with the 3rd Breaking Down the Walls praise and worship night at the Main Street Mini-Park. The event was hosted by Gary Riddle, and featured guest speaker Reverend Hairston, with musical performances by Patricia Spriggs Smith, The Praise Worship Team, and ...

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Town of Tazewell Newsletter July – September 2015

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  Taz Town App The Town of Tazewell now has a mobile app for your cell phone. If you allow “Push Notifications” the Taz Town app will send you remiders on upcoming events. It can also alert you when there are water outages in your area! Other features are: contact information, attractions, maps, etc. For a full overview, download the ...

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Tazewell Train Station Grant

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On July 2, 2015, the Town of Tazewell announced that the Commonwealth Transportation Board approved a grant for the Tazewell Train Station for the fully requested amount of $323,927.00 The funds will be available to the Tazewell Train Station as of October 1, 2015, to begin the restoration and repurposing projects. Town Manager Todd Day and Mayor Donald Buchanan thanked ...

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Flag Retirement Ceremony held by American Legion Post 133

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American Legion Post 133 of Tazewell held a flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, June 13 at the mini park on Main Street in Tazewell. These ceremonies are held to respectfully retire flags that are worn, torn, or no longer show the honor of our country. If you would like more information on future retirement ceremonies, you can contact any American Legion member.

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