The Tazewell County Historical Society has kicked off efforts to raise money for the restoration of the Tazewell Train Station by presenting a check for $1,000 at the December Town Council meeting. Donations are vital to the success of this project, and community support is welcomed.
To support this project, you may send donations to:
Tazewell Train Station
c/0 Town of Tazewell
201 Central Avenue
Tazewell, VA 24651
At the Town Council meeting held on December 9, 2014, Chief DeWitt Cooper presented Steven Davis with the M.A.D.D. (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) award. The award recognized his outstanding service to reduce impaired driving in Virginia.
The Tazewell Train Station held it’s Christmas Open House on Saturday, December 6, 2014. The depot visitors not only got an opportunity to view the depot, but were also treated to hot apple cider and cookies, along with storytelling and a visit from Mr. Santa Claus himself!
The Christmas tree lighting for the Town of Tazewell was held on Saturday, December 6, at the American Legion building.
Scenes from the day:
The Town of Tazewell Police Department and the Tazewell County Juvenile Court held the second annual Community Thanksgiving on November 15, 2014.
Scenes from the day:
On November 9, 2014, Tazewell held its third annual Veteran’s Day parade. This year the parade had an extra treat during the ceremony thanks to Gordon Bowers, who did a fly-over in his 1955 T-28 Trojan trainer. Tazewell salutes our Veterans!
On Tuesday, September 30, the Town of Tazewell honored it’s new retirees with a reception. Special thanks to Cecil Johnson, Lawrence “Popcorn” Sheppard, Jr., Douglas Sanders, Danny Asbury, Walter Barrett, Jr., and James Harman, III, for their years of service for the Town of Tazewell!
The annual Kid’s Fishing Day was held on Saturday, October 4, 2014, at Dunford Park in Tazewell.
This was a free event hosted by the Town of Tazewell Police Department, and though the day was chilly, the kids did not seem to mind:
The 2014 Homecoming Parade was held on Thursday, September 19th.
SummerFest 2014 concluded with a day full of events on Main Street on Saturday, July 26th. The day included a Bike Show, a Flower Show, a Quilt Show, a Bake Off, and a 5 Alarm Chili Cook-Off. Walking tours of Main Street were hosted by the Tazewell County Historical Society, along with carriage tours of the Town’s historic district, and trolley tours to the scenic Smiley Ratliff farm. Tai Kwon Do demonstrations were held, and singers from near and far entertained the crowds.