Summer Food Program
May 23 2018

FREE Summer Food Program!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Summer Food Program will feature fresh produce and beef from the Giles County Agricultural Lab [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Children (through age 18) can receive a FREE nutritious hot lunch during the summer months regardless of income. Narrows High School & Macy McClaugherty School will be this year’s host sites. Lunch will be served between...

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Full-time Animal Care Technician

HELP WANTED:  The Giles County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications for a full-time Animal Care Technician/Custodian.  Primary responsibilities will include performing routine duties associated with animal care in a shelter setting, preparing food and feeding animals, maintaining sanitary conditions of shelter, observing animal conditions and behavior, coordinating volunteer programs, maintaining adequate documentation, transportation of animals as needed, and...

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Full- time Animal Control Officer

HELP WANTED:  The Giles County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications for a full-time and/or part-time Animal Control Officer.  Primary responsibilities are to enforce all state and local laws pertaining to the welfare and control of all animals in the County of Giles, including the investigation of all animal complaints and the resolution of cases through voluntary compliance and/or...

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Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain   To:  All interested Agencies USACE, VMRC, and DEQ, Groups and Individuals   This is to give notice that Friends of Southwest Virginia under Part 58 has determined that the following proposed action under ARC POWER and Appalachian Regional Commission, Grant No: PW-18728-IM-B is located in the 100-year floodplain, and Friends of...

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SKYWARN Spotter Training

The National Weather Service of Blacksburg is offering a Basic Skywarn Training class at the Giles County Administration Building at 315 N. Main Street, Pearisburg on Tuesday evening, March 13, 2018 at 6:00p.m....

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Ramps N Roads March 24, 2018

Ramps N Roads March 24, 2018 Returns to Giles County   Citizens of all ages, from all areas of Giles County, will be cleaning unsightly litter from our highways and byways, boat ramps, river and stream access points.   Join us at 9:00am at Eastern Elementary/Middle School. We will disperse from there to the main cleanup points. Bags, gloves and water will be supplied.   Meet...

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Governor Northam Announces 60 New Jobs

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Cogar Manufacturing, a manufacturer of material handling equipment primarily for the natural resource industries, will invest $2.5 million to relocate its manufacturing operation from Beckley, West Virginia, to the former Caterpillar facility in Giles County. ...

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Pearisburg ACCE Photo
Oct 30 2017

Pearisburg Town Council Supports Access to Community College Education

At a recent Pearisburg Town Council Meeting, council voted unanimously to financially support the Giles County Access to Community College Education Program (ACCE) in the amount of $5,000. Town Manager Todd Meredith had previously stated that during the most recent town budgeting process, the council discussed supporting ACCE. Meredith commented that he felt ACCE was a “powerful and innovative program that...

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Petco Foundation Invests in The Giles County Animal Shelter’s Lifesaving Work

Petco Foundation Invests in The Giles County Animal Shelter’s Lifesaving Work $17,500 investment will extend efforts to help pets and people in Giles County live their best lives   Pearisburg, VA (August 4, 2017): The Giles County Animal Shelter has been awarded a $17,500 investment from the Petco Foundation to support its lifesaving work.   “We are delighted that Petco has chosen to partner with...

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Persons Impersonating Animal Control Officers

Persons Impersonating Animal Control Officers During the last month there were at least 4 instances where one or two men posed as Giles County Animal Control Officers and attempted to confiscate dogs in Pearisburg.  The men were driving either a light grey/silver Ford F150 Pickup or a white Chevy 1500 Series pickup and not in uniform.  The men were professionally dressed,...

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