Heavy Equipment Operator

The Giles County Board of Supervisors is currently seeking candidates for a Fulltime Heavy Equipment Operator in Giles County....

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Finance

Giles County is currently seeking to fill a position in the County/School Board’s joint finance office. Working knowledge of accounts payable/receivable, and general accounting principles is required. ...

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Giles County School Custodian

The Giles County Board of Supervisors is currently seeking candidates for Fulltime and Part-time custodial positions within Giles County....

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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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Caution on the New River due to high water flow

Memorial Day weekend typically brings many people to Giles County to enjoy the beautiful New River. Unfortunately, the recent heavy rains have created very high flows which are currently at more than 30,000 cubic feet per second creating a gauge reading at Glen Lyn of 9.6 feet. While below flood stage, this volume of water can create dangerous conditions and...

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Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop

You Can! Live Well, Virginia! Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop It’s Free.  It’s Fun.  It’s Empowering St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Christiansburg Starting Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm Do you have a chronic health condition such as high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, COPD, depression/anxiety, fibromyalgia, MS, asthma, or heart disease? Are you a Caregiver? Would you like to learn...

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ADVOCACY ALERT

To: Advocates for Older Adults, Supporters of Aging Services and NRV Agency on Aging Clients From: Tina King, NRV Agency on Aging Executive Director Subject: Current Proposed Changes to the Affordable Care Act and How Older Adults Will Be Impacted by the Changes Date: March 15, 2017 This communication is to provide information on Congress’s current proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act and...

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THE SALVATION ARMY now coming to Giles

THE SALVATION ARMY NOW COMING TO GILES COUNTY! WHAT: Emergency Assistance from The Salvation Army (Help with: Past Due Utilities/Electric/Rent/Mortgage) WHEN: Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month (starting 2/21/17) 10am-12noon WHERE: Pearisburg United Methodist Church 1101 Valley View Drive Pearisburg, VA 24134 PLEASE BRING: Picture I.D. / Proof of Income / Termination Notice EASTER BASKET APPLICATIONS: March 7 & 21 FOR QUESTIONS, CONTACT: Joanie Barker, Case Worker (540) 394-1037...

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