Jul 24 2019

ACCE STUDENT DANCING HER WAY TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Giles County, VA- There are mere weeks left until the Muddy ACCE Race, but we’re helping to set these young people up for a lifetime. The Giles ACCE program asked participants what it means to them to be a part of the process (trust us, they’ll tell you it’s a process). Today we hear from Madison Keaton, an Access to Community...

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Jul 17 2019

Giles ACCE Opens Doors

Giles ACCE Opens Doors Giles County, VA- As we continue into a successful year of developing our young people with creative opportunities to further their education, the Giles ACCE program asked participants what it means to them. Up first we hear from Lindsey Renee Stables, a second year Access to Community College Education student. Lindsey Stables, current Giles County ACCE Student ...

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Gear Head by the Water
Jul 16 2019

Aug 2-4 | GearHead Adventure Weekend

GearHead Adventure Weekend Register today HERE.  [Click link to be taken to EventBrite to register.] This is going to be an adventure packed weekend complete with dualsport adventure riding, ziplining & New River kayaking. There will be an opportunity for demo rides of the new SWM Rs500r and Superdual Motorcycles including the Royal Enfield Himalayans.   Tentative Schedule of Events: Friday | 3:30pm Arrival...

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The Glen Alton Wetlands

The Glen Alton Wetlands Glen Alton is a picturesque farm in Giles County maintained by the US Forest Service. It is located 13 miles up State Rte. 635 (Big Stony Creek Rd.). This is usually a good,  turn off the AC, roll your window down and smell the earth kind of ride. Don’t be surprised to see deer, squirrels and other...

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Jun 30 2019

July is Hot Dog Month!!

July is National Hot Dog Month!? We certainly didn’t know for a while, but now we know, we’re spreading the word. No matter how you like your hot dog, you’ll be happy to know that Giles County has you covered. Here are the places to go, when you’re craving that summer tradition of a good ‘ol hot dog:   Friends and Family |...

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Jun 28 2019

Open House at Mountain Lake Biological Station

Open House at Mountain Lake Biological Station Date and time: July 20, 2019, 2:00 – 5:00 pm Location:  Mountain Lake Biological Station, 240 Salt Pond Road, Pembroke, VA 24136   Mountain Lake Biological Station (MLBS), a University of Virginia field station located in Pembroke, VA, will hold its annual Open House on Saturday, July 20 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM. This family-friendly event offers the...

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Ice Cream Adventures

Do you need a summer treat to beat the heat? Don’t we all! Giles County has some spectacular places to grab a cold, sweet ice cold treat! With the days getting longer, and much hotter, everyone needs to stay cool. Here are some of the few places to check out!   Cascade Café🡪 After a hiking the Cascades, the Cascade Café is a...

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Jun 07 2019

Giles County Schools Prepares to Start its 7th Year of Summer Feeding

Giles County Schools Prepares to Start its 7th Year of Summer Feeding   Giles County, VA- Giles County Public Schools is once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program. FREE meals will be provided to all children through age 18 at the following locations: Narrows High School (11:30am-1:00pm), Monday thru Friday, June 10-August 15 (closed week of July 1) (menu posted on...

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RAVE Alert System
Jun 06 2019

GILES COUNTY EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION CHANGE

***For Clarification*** [6/12/19] The original post about this new software may give someone the impression that they can text 9-1-1 directly. While we will have that capability in the near future, this new software will not allow an originating text to come into our dispatch center. This system, which will be available soon, will only allow our dispatchers to text to...

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Jun 02 2019

Family READS Program at Pearisburg Public Library

Family READS Program at Pearisburg Public Library   Family READS | A Reading Skills and English Learning Program for Families   PARENTS will strengthen their reading and English skills, and learn how to read with their children! CHILDREN ages 3-8 will do fun educational activities! (Siblings welcome). FAMILIES will get free dinner!   Family READS (Reading and English to Achieve Dreams and Success) will be held weekly at the Pearisburg Public Library. 7...

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