Community Calendar

*FREE TAX COURSE!  Are you interested in expanding your knowledge of income tax preparation and have the possibility for employment?  Liberty Tax Service is starting registrations for their fall tax course now.  Seats are limited, please register early to ensure availability.  The course will begin September 8th and will run for 10 weeks; 5pm-9pm at the Princeton campus of American National University, located beside Princeton Walmart.  To register, please contact Keith Cole, General Manager, at 304-431-2378.

Restoration Center Church (located in Green Valley, WV in the same building as Cox Security) will be holding their annual church yard sale all day on Saturday, September 20th.

*There will be a Cruise-In Car Show on Saturday, September 20th at Save-A-Lot in Oakwood, VA from 10am-4pm.  All rides welcome.  $15.00 entry fee.  All proceeds go to St. Jude's Hospital.  $5 raffle tickets with your chance to win cool prizes!  Call 276-202-3480 for more information.

*The 3rd Annual ALL CREATURES Pet Fair will be on Saturday, September 20th at All Creatures Veterinary Clinic, located at 1918 West Main Street in Princeton.  This year's Pet Fair is even bigger and better than last year with a Rabies Clinic, live auction, a doggie fly-ball demonstration, Farmer John's Petting Zoo, retail booths, raffle baskets, adoptable pets, food and fun! All proceeds go to the various 501c3 rescue organizations participating.  Schedule:  Pet Fair, Concessions & Vending - 10am-6pm, Live Auction - 10am-1pm, Rabies Clinic 2pm-5pm.

*Bluefield College Theatre will present As It Is in Heaven, Thursday, September 25th through Saturday, September 27th at 7:30pm and Sunday, September 28th at 2pm in Harman Chapel.  Cost for the performances of the production that tells the story of the spiritual awakening among the Shakers communities of the late 1830s will be $10 for adults and $5 for non-BC students and senior citizens.​  For more information, call 276-326-4244 or email

*Sun Valley Ruritan Club will have a Country Breakfast on  Saturday, September 27th from 7:30am-10:30am,  at the club building at Lerona, Rt. 20,  six miles North of Athens.  Adults $ 7, children $ 4,  and child under age 8, free with an adult.

*Bluefield College will host its Seventh Annual Jason Elswick Memorial Scholarship 5K Challenge, Saturday, September 27th. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. at the BC Dome with the race starting at 8am.  ​Cost is $25 with awards and t-shirts to participants. To pre-register, visit, call 276-266-1077, or email

*Attention Runners & Walkers!  Come join the Diva Fever 5K on Saturday, October 11th at 8:30am at Glenwood Park to benefit the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program.  All finishers will receive a rhinestone finisher medal.  For more info please call 304-431-5178.

*October 11th from 9am-4pm will be the first annual Coach Bill Mitchell Scholarship Annual Fall Craft Show.  Bill Mitchell was a local Coach and much loved teacher.  His wife and daughter set up the scholarship so that he could continue to help the children of our area just as he would have wanted.  The event is in doors in Nuckolls Hall at the Tazewell County Fair Grounds in Tazewell, VA.  If you need more info, please call 276-979-6661 or email Lisa Gentry at:

*Thompson Valley Community Center will be having a Neighborhood Watch Meeting on October 14th at 7pm.  The Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office will be our guest speaker bringing one of their K-9 dogs to give us a demonstration of how the dogs assist the officers.   The meeting will be held at the shelter for this month to allow room for the dogs to demonstrate their capabilities.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  Contact Tammy Allison at 276-200-4179 or email with questions or concerns.

SAVE THE DATE - Thursday, October 23rd from 8am-4pm @ Tamarack in Beckley - The Disability Employment Awareness Committee is planning another great training event this year, and we hope to see you there!  For more information call 304-894-4343 or email

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