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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Sebastian Lamrouex recently won his third consecutive state title and his 100th career win.

Lamrouex is a junior at George Wythe High School. He completed his 2018-2019 wrestling season with an overall record of 34-4.

Sebastian then advanced to the 2018/2019 Virginia High School League Group 1A State Wrestling Championship.

Sebastian defeated the competition capturing the 2018-2019 State Championship title in the 120 pound weight class.

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors officially recognized Lamrouex for his outstanding dedication, athletic ability, and sportsmanship with a resolution at the board meeting on April 9, 2019.

The resolution was presented and read to Lamrouex on behalf of the board by East Wytheville District Board of Supervisor member Ryan Lawson at the April 9 board meeting.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

GROUSE RIDGE ROAD -COMMUNITY MEETING

Tuesday, April 23rd – 6 p.m.

Max Meadows United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall

104 Max Meadows Road  24360

Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Appalachian Regional Exposition Center Authority will convene in regular session on Friday, March 29th at 12:00 noon to discuss personnel and personnel-related issues.

The meeting will take place at the Appalachian Regional Exposition Center, 290 Ready Mix Road, Wytheville, Virginia.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – The Wythe County Board of Supervisors recently recognized George Wythe High School Freshman Tatum Robinson, who won the 2018-2019 VHSL 1A/2A State Championship in the 200 Meter Individual Medley. 


Robinson is the first Wythe County athlete to capture a swimming state championship.


Robinson was recognized by the Wythe County Board of Supervisors with a Resolution commending her success on March 26, 2019.

A portion of the resolution reads: The Wythe County Board of Supervisors officially commend Tatum Robinson for her outstanding dedication, athletic ability, and sportsmanship.

Robinson completed an outstanding 2018-2019 swim season and advanced to the Regional 2C meet and placed first in the 100 meter Breast Stroke, 200 meter Individual Medley, and was a member of the 200 Free Relay team.

Tatum advanced to the 2018-2019 Virginia High School League State Class 1A/2A Swim & Dive Championship in Richmond, Virginia on February 14, 2019.

Tatum defeated the competition capturing the 2018-2019 VHSL 1A/2A State Championship in the 200 Meter Individual Medley with a time of 2:11:09.


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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 wythepio@wytheco.org

Thursday, March 07, 2019

MOTOCROSS RACING HEADS TO THE APEX CENTER THIS WEEKEND

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – The green flag is ready to drop on the Indoor Motocross Winter Series Finale this weekend at the APEX Center.

“We have a total of 36 classes,” Victory Sports President Sam Gammon said. “Three of the classes are ATV’s and the rest of the classes are motorcycles. This is our 27th annual season for the FMF Indoor Motocross winter season.”

Hundreds of riders from across the East Coast will be at the APEX Center this weekend. The Pro class will be racing for a $10,000 purse.

“This is the first time we’ve come to Southwest Virginia,” Gammon said. “We’re excited to come to the new APEX Center. This is the finale for the whole series.”

There will be classes for all ages at this event. Pee Wee, Youth, Beginner, Amateur, Intermediate, Veterans, and Pro classes will provide a racing opportunity to riders of all skill levels. Beginner classes are available for all size bikes: 50cc, 65cc, 85cc, 250cc, thru 450cc.

Spectator gates will open at 5 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 4 to 11. Children under four years of age are free. Tickets are available at the door only. The main event starts at 6:30 p.m. both days.

The APEX Center is the Commonwealth’s premier civic center west of Roanoke. It provides a venue for events ranging from MMA to Monster Trucks as well as concerts, rodeos and dozens of other regional and national events. Motocross Racing and Titans of the Cage MMA are just a few of the items on the agenda during the next several weeks.

Virginia Indoor Motocross will take place from March 8 thru March 9. The Titans of the Cage MMA event is being held at the APEX Center on April 13.

The APEX Center is located at Exit 77 off of I-81 in Wytheville. The arena is located approximately 1/4 of a mile from the interstate.

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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 wythepio@wytheco.org