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Feb 02 2018

Show Your Love for Giles County | #LoveGilesCoVA

Show Your Love for Giles County   Giles County, VA- Those who live in or visit Giles County usually have one or multiple places or people that they have a connection with and love! For some it may be a scenic overlook, others it may be the mountain biking trail through the mountains, even some may have a relaxing cabin that is...

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CRUSH FRIDAY unused vacation days info
Feb 01 2018

Giles County Receives $10,000 Grant from Virginia Tourism Corporation “Crush Friday” Program Marketing Fund

Giles County Receives $10,000 Grant from Virginia Tourism Corporation “Crush Friday” Program Marketing Fund   Giles County announced that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) “Crush Friday Program” grant fund. “Crush Friday” is part of VTC’s ongoing efforts to support U.S. Travel’s “Project: Time Off” initiative, encouraging citizens to utilize unused vacation days. In total, VTC...

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Jan 31 2018

Virginia is for Lovers Announces Launch of New CRUSH FRIDAY Niche Marketing Campaign

Virginia is for Lovers Announces Launch of New CRUSH FRIDAY Niche Marketing Campaign   ~Program, aimed at millennial “work martyrs,” encourages travelers to use their vacation days~   RICHMOND (January 30, 2018) – The Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) announced the official launch of its new Crush Friday marketing campaign. The announcement coincides with U.S. Travel’s “Project: Time Off” and National Plan for Vacation Day,...

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Loving Virginia: A hike leads to a rare sight in Giles County

Loving Virginia: A hike leads to a rare sight in Giles County By: Alexan Balekian  Posted: Jan 26, 2018 07:09 AM EST Updated: Jan 26, 2018 07:09 AM EST ROANOKE, Va - Alexan Balekian takes us on a hike in Giles County where it ends with a sight rarely seen. Hundreds of thousands visit Cascade Falls each year but only a few witness something only mother nature can...

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Incite safety in the New River Valley by supporting Healthy Relationships Week at Giles and Narrows High Schools

Incite safety in the New River Valley by supporting Healthy Relationships Week at Giles and Narrows High Schools   Community members in Giles County can positively impact the lives of Giles teens by working together to create a community free of sexual and domestic violence during Healthy Relationships Weeks for Giles High School, from January 22- January 26, and for Narrows High...

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Landscape picture of Giles Community Garden
Jan 18 2018

2017 Giles Community Garden Report

2017 Giles Community Garden Report A Partnership of Christ Episcopal Church & The Giles Breakfast Lions Club The 2017 season, our third full year, is best summed up in one word: Growth.   This growth took place in the garden, program, grants, gifts and partnerships. We enter 2018 with great hopes for the future of the Giles Community Garden. All these blessings will be reported...

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Conceptual rendering of possible improvements to the downtown in Narrows.
Jan 17 2018

Downtown Narrows | Grant Award & Recommendation

Downtown Narrows | Grant Award & Recommendation   The Town of Narrows is excited to receive a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – Competitive Grant Award for Business District Revitalization in the amount of $699,346. This grant is the result of many months of planning and community input. A volunteer team of local citizens worked with the NRV Regional Commission to develop...

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$2.149 Million in Community Development Block Grants

Governor McAuliffe Announces $2.149 Million in Community Development Block Grants   RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $2,149,346 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for four projects in Virginia. This funding will support projects that improve sewer infrastructure and foster economic development in localities across the Commonwealth.   “This program has long been providing funding for projects that improve the quality of life...

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$3,142,588 in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants

Governor McAuliffe Announces $3,142,588 in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants   ~Grants help create hundreds of jobs, expand health care, and diversify economy in Appalachian Region~   RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced he is recommending $3,142,588 in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grants for ten projects in the Appalachian Region of Virginia, which encompasses 25 counties and eight independent cities in Southwest Virginia. ARC will...

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83 New Jobs in Giles County

Governor McAuliffe Announces 83 New Jobs in Giles County ~Interstate Group LLC to invest $4.1 million to establish East Coast manufacturing and distribution operation~ The jobs for Interstate will be posted around April or May.  They will be posted to the company’s website - https://www.trailersplus.com/careers/  and possibly on the Virginia Workforce Connection website (VEC postings) - https://www.vawc.virginia.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx  . GLEN LYN – Governor Terry McAuliffe...

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