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Tazewell County Public Library – Comic Con 2014

The Tazewell County Public Library proudly hosted the first Comic-Con in Tazewell County on June 7th from 10am – 2pm. Comic-Cons celebrate comics, super heroes, science fiction, fantasy, and gaming. This free family-friendly event kicks off their 2014 summer children’s program.   The Richlands High School robotics team, the Techie Tornadoes, appeared at the library at 12pm to give a ...

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Citizen Police Academy

What is it? What are the objectives? The Tazewell Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy is designed for citizens of the Town of Tazewell and surrounding areas who desire a better understanding of law enforcement activities in their community. To some citizens, it may frequently appear that police officers are not doing their job or are exceeding their boundaries of authority. In the past, citizens have simply seen a uniform, usually behind a windshield or at the side of a stopped vehicle, now they will have the opportunity to meet and interact with the person behind the badge in a friendly setting. The program provides students with a better understanding of the issues and responsibilities facing law enforcement officers and how they approach various situations and problems. The Officers cannot always be aware of current situations in all areas of the community without input from community members. This program gives the officers an opportunity to learn more about specific needs from neighborhood residents. The objective of the Citizen Police Academy is not to train an individual to be a Police Officer, but rather to produce informed citizens.

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Christmas Parade 2013

The annual Christmas parade was held on November 30, 2013. Thanks to all of the participants, along with the parade onlookers who braved the cold. Hot chocolate and cookies were provided by the Tazewell Chamber of Commerce at the Altizer stage, and SATIRA provided popcorn.

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