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James Jones
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James Jones graduated from Richlands High School and attended Concord University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Music. He also received his masters degree in music from Radford University.

Jones has an extensive music background from being the Band Director at Graham High School for 36 years and a part-time music teacher at Bluefield College for 20 years.

Jones has also worked in government over the span of his career from serving as Mayor of Bluefield, Virginia for 14 years. Jones has served of the Board of Supervisors of Tazewell County for 12 years – 10 of which he was the chairman. He served two terms on the Cumberland Plateau Planning District – Chairman Executive Board. Served 10 years for the Tazewell County Service Authority and been a part of the National Association Regional Councils – Washington D.C. and National Association Directive Organizations – Washington D.C.

Jones was also President of L&M Mine Service for 14 years and President of Advertisement Register Tape, Inc. for three years. He also served in the United States Army – Highest Rank- Captain.

Jones is the current Choir Director at the United Methodist Church. He is also on the Holston Conference Methodist Church – Central Financing Authority.

He is married to Patty S. Jones and the couple has two daughters Julia S. Jones and Melanie A. Jones.


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