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Upcoming Events

Mon Nov 19 @ 4:00PM -
Fire and Rescue Committee
Tue Nov 20 @ 8:00AM -
Budget Committee
Tue Nov 20 @ 9:30AM -
Water Committee
Wed Nov 21 @12:00PM - 05:00PM
Thanksgiving - Offices Closed
Thu Nov 22
Thanksgiving - Offices Closed
Fri Nov 23
Thanksgiving - Offices Closed
Tue Nov 27 @ 9:00AM -
Board of Supervisors' Meeting
Tue Nov 27 @ 7:00PM -
Capital Improvements Plan - Public Input Meeting
Thu Nov 29 @ 7:00PM -
Capital Improvements Plan - Public Input Meeting
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Local Super Bowl at Rural Retreat High School PDF Print E-mail


WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Super Bowl XXIV & Cheermania will be held this weekend at Rural Retreat High School. The event is hosted by the Wythe County Parks and Recreation Department and the Town of Wytheville Parks and Recreation Department.

Cheermania kicks off at 9:30 a.m. and the Super Bowl game starts at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 27th.

Wythe County Sports Coordinator J.B. Wright said everyone is looking forward to having a great time at this year’s event.

“Come on out and have a good time cheering on your favorite team,” Wright said. “It’s going to be good football weather this weekend.”

The two elementary J.V. teams facing off on Saturday are the Max Meadows Vikings and the Sheffey Wildcats. This game kicks off at 12:30 p.m. The 5th and 6th grade teams square off at 2 p.m. with the Wytheville Maroons taking on the Wytheville Maroons Silver. All games will be played at Rural Retreat High School. Both games will be broadcast live on 95.3 WXBX.

Wythe County Parks and Recreation Department Director Kevin Williams encouraged everyone to come out and enjoy the games.

“Come support the teams and the cheerleaders,” Williams said. “They’ve worked hard to get where they’re at this season. It’s been great to see them progress from where they started.”

The event is sponsored by Williams Meat Processing, Nationwide Insurance-David Martin, Clarke Precision Machine, Boone Tractor of Ft. Chiswell and other donors.


If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Wythe County officials, please call Blake Stowers at 276-223-4522 or email Blake at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Friday, 26 October 2018 15:42
Department of Emergency Management Letter 10/23/18 PDF Print E-mail

Prepare for Colder Weather

October 23, 2018 

With colder weather forecasted for our area, Wythe County would like you and your family to stay safe. Wythe County has already had and is still forecasted for temperatures below freezing along with precipitation. Here are some initial tips to get you and your family prepared for the colder weather.

• Plan ahead! Keep a stock of extra food, water, batteries, blankets, and medicines in case of power outages or the unexpected. Keep informed of changing weather from local media.

• Wear layers when outside doing activities and stay hydrated.

• Bring pets inside or provide adequate provisions to keep them warm. Keep them hydrated with plenty of fresh water (not frozen) when outside.

• Make sure your address is visible from the street to assist emergency responders in locating you during an emergency.

• Install, test, and maintain working smoke alarms in the home.

• Furnaces, fireplaces, and chimneys should be routinely cleaned and inspected. It is recommended to contract a qualified technician for repairs and maintenance.

• Turn off portable heaters when unattended, and keep pets and children at a safe distance from heating elements.

• Keep combustible materials at least 3’ from space heaters, furnaces, and fireplaces.

• Never use your oven or stove for heating purposes.

• Dispose of ashes in a metal container. Place the container outdoors, away from combustible materials or construction.

• Install and maintain carbon monoxide (CO) alarms to avoid the risk of CO poisoning. Carbon monoxide alarms are NOT a substitute for smoke alarms.

• Check in on neighbors, especially the elderly, to make sure everyone is safe.

 Let’s keep Wythe County safe and help each other. If you have an emergency call 911 for assistance. If you have any questions visit or email our office. Thank you and Stay Safe!

Curtis W. Crawford

Emergency Services Coordinator

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 13:50
Public Hearing Notice - Application for Variance PDF Print E-mail


The Wythe County Planning Commission will be conducting a public hearing on Monday, November 5, 2018 beginning at 7:05 p.m., or soon thereafter, to consider an application for variance to the Wythe County Subdivision Ordinance.

At 7:05 p.m. the Commission will conduct a public hearing to consider an application submitted by Jason and Evelyn Crowder requesting a variance to Section 5.3.1(8) of the Wythe County Subdivision Ordinance regarding the minimum lot frontage and Section 5.3.7 regarding the building setback lines.

The hearing will be conducted in the Board Room of the Wythe County Administration Building, 340 South 6th Street, Wytheville, VA.  Any person may appear and state their views thereon.  The hearing is held in compliance with Section of the Subdivision Ordinance of Wythe County.





Legals: Please print in the October 24, 2018 edition of the Wytheville Enterprise.  Please forward a certificate of publication to Michelle Cassell at 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 09:49


Pursuant to §33.2-909 of the Code of Virginia, the Wythe County Board of Supervisors will consider abandonment of a section of Route 737, Buckley Drive, from Route 11 to the end of state maintenance, a distance of .13 miles. Anyone wishing a public hearing be held by the Board of Supervisors prior to its consideration of this proposed abandonment should contact the County Administrator’s Office on or before November 30, 2018 to request a public hearing. 

Wythe County Board of Supervisors
340 South Sixth Street
Wytheville, VA  24382

Department of Emergency Management Letter 10-12-18 PDF Print E-mail

To: Wythe County

The waters from Michael are receding and the true damage from the storm is now showing. Roads have been washed out or damaged from moving water. VDOT is working hard to clear all debris and repair the damages that occurred. To find all the areas that VDOT is repairing, visit or use the 511 app. If you come across an area that needs repair or VDOT’s attention, call 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623). Please understand that these repairs may take time and VDOT is working hard to complete the repairs in a quick but safe manner.

Wythe County wants to thank its citizens for assisting in keeping everyone safe. Thanks to all the citizens that called neighbors or friends to check on them and make sure people were safe. It takes a community working together to keep everyone safe and it showed yesterday. We ask that you continue to do this as the weather changes over to cooler temperatures. Also, thank you to all the citizens who called in tips on issues in the county yesterday.

Moving forward, continue to be prepared. Visit to learn how to stay prepared year-round. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the more affected areas of the Commonwealth and across the Southeast United States. Thank you and Stay Safe!

Curtis W. Crawford

Emergency Services Coordinator


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