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.
SummerFest 2014 continued on Friday, July 25th with a musical performance by the Band of Oz:
The SummerFest 2014 kicked off in Tazewell on Thursday, July 24 with the 2nd annual Breaking Down the Walls praise and worship event at the Main Street Mini-Park. Hosted by Gary Riddle, the event featured guest speakers Bernerd Cornwell, Lawrence Hayes, and Jason Snapp. Music was provided by Patricia Smith, Lyrical Precha, and Andrew Lawrence.
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The Town of Tazewell and the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors held a dinner on February 4, 2014 at the Fuller Peery building, in honor of the emergency responders who responded to the New Year’s Eve fire on Main Street.
Tazewell County Board of Supervisor’s Chair, Charles Stacy thanked the responders for their tremendous efforts, as did Mayor Don Buchanan, Town Manager Todd Day, and Board of Supervisors and Emergency Services Committee Chair Mike Hymes.
The Board of Supervisers also recognized the responders during their meeting after the banquet, presenting them with plaques in honor of their services.
Back of the Dragon Day was held on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 in Tazewell. The day included a bike show organized by the Iron Titans, and performances by Clinton Collins and the Creek Boys, Tuesday’s Gone, and Parmalee. The Monster Energy MX Stunt Team wowed the audience with their gravity defying stunts.
On March 17, 2013, the Town of Tazewell Fire Station was dedicated to A.D. “Mac” Buchanan.
This dedication is in gratitude for his service to the Tazewell Fire Department from 1956-2006, and his continued contributions to the citizens of Tazewell.
After opening words from the Town Manager, Todd Day, and and remarks from Fire Chief Josh Roberts, 3rd District State Delegate Will Morefield, Tazewell Board of Supervisors member Mike Hymes, and 38th District State Senator Phillip Puckett, the Town Council members, along with Mac’s son Mayor Don Buchanan, presented Mac and his family with a plaque recognizing his service.
|The annual Christmas parade was held in Tazewell, on Saturday, December 8th 2012. More photos…|