All are dependent on government jobs for their livelihood.
Course, they's government jobs and then they's government jobs:
Prison officials hope to fill many positions at job fairSo you know, the largest employer in nearby Bland County is The Virginia Department of Corrections. And now the same may be said of Tazewell County. With the agreement reached just a few weeks ago on the location of a new prison over in Grayson County, the largest employer there may prove to be The Virginia Department of Corrections as well. Then there's the correctional unit over in Patrick County and the correctional facility in Pulaski County and the state prison over in Wise County and ...
By Larry Hypes, Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Tazewell, Va. — Jobs are coming to town.
The long-awaited “Job Fair” for the Pocahontas State Correctional Center is set for Wednesday, May 9 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Thursday, May 10 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Nuckolls Hall on the Tazewell County Fairgrounds. Warden Stanley K. Young and Virginia Department of Corrections officials hope to interview and offer full-time positions to many applicants for several of the anticipated 350-plus positions which will be required at the 1,024-bed medium security facility set to open in early September when inmates arrive.
Additional positions will include clerical and office personnel, inside and outside maintenance workers including electricians, electronic technicians, and plumbers.
Additional positions will include clerical and office personnel, inside and outside maintenance workers including electricians, electronic technicians, and plumbers. (link)
We here in Southwest Virginia see something that the rich folk in Fairfax don't - the upside to crime.
It keeps the boys employed.