Scotland’s Archie Fisher Joins Crooked Road Artists in Ballad Event at Mountain Lake Lodge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2017 Contact: Jack Hinshelwood, Executive Director The Crooked Road & Mountains of Music Homecoming (276) 492-2402 O, (540) 239-2110 M jhinshelwood@thecrookedroad.org Karen Tessier Mountains of Music Homecoming Public Relations (828) 398-5250 O, (828) 231-6268 M ktessier@mktconnections.com   Scotland’s Archie Fisher Joins Crooked Road Artists in Ballad Event at Mountain Lake Lodge for Crooked Road’s 2017 Mountains of Music Homecoming   Abingdon, VA: Renowned Scottish folk and ballad singer Archie...

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Extended Giles County Scavenger Hunt Until July

  Extended Giles County Scavenger Hunt Until July   Giles County, VA- The excitement has been building for the second annual Giles County Scavenger Hunt and now there’s more news to share. Participants can still register and attempt to complete as much or as little of the 50+ items until the 4th of July festivities in the Town of Narrows! If you are a...

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Inn at Riverbend

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on the Inn at Riverbend   Overlooking the New River from its perch just outside of Pearisburg in Giles County, Virginia, the Inn at Riverbend welcomes guests near and far. Owners, Jeanne Jeffers and John Dush have been greeting guests to the Inn since purchasing a few years ago. The Inn at Riverbend, located at 125 River Ridge Drive,...

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Iris Brammer Public Library

Backyard Tourist Spotlight Iris Brammer Public Library The Iris Brammer Public Library can be found just up from the Duck Pond in the charming town of Narrows, Virginia. Librarian Felecia Bowman welcomes everyone Monday through Friday from 9am until 5pm to the Iris Brammer Library. Although note, they close for lunch from 12-1.   The rich history of the library includes opening originally in...

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Queen’s Pizza Pearisburg

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Queen’s Pizza Pearisburg   Queen’s Pizza is located at 144 Kinter Way in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia. They have been serving the community their delicious food for many years. It is an Italian Family Style Restaurant owned by Abdalla Shady and Magdy Saad.   They offer a huge selection of food that will leave everyone satisfied. This includes everything from...

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Mill Creek Nature Park

Backyard Tourist Spotlight Mill Creek Nature Park Mill Creek Nature Park, located at the end of Northview Street, in Narrows, Giles County, Virginia is a top secret, awesome mountain biking, hiking, fishing, town owned park in the New River Valley. Although now the secret is out! [caption id="attachment_24387" align="alignright" width="600"] Photo by Billy Bowling.[/caption]   This 145 acre mountain property is managed by volunteers and...

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Pearisburg Public Library

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on Pearisburg Public Library     The Pearisburg Public Library located at 209 Fort Branch Road in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia has been in operation for 54 years, serving the public with traditional and innovative services. Giles County is home to four public libraries, each independently operated by the communities they serve. In Pearisburg, guests and visitors will meet Librarian...

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Mountain Lake Lodge Brewridge Festival to Become an Affiliated Festival of The Crooked Road

Tourist in Your Own Backyard + Event + Breaking News   Mountain Lake Lodge Brewridge Festival to Become an  Affiliated Festival of The Crooked Road   As shared by our friends at The Crooked Road.    Mountain Lake Lodge in Pembroke, Virginia, will celebrate its 10th annual Brewridge Festival as a newly designated Affiliated Festival of The Crooked Road.  This music and craft brewery-tasting event takes...

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Giles County Elementary Schools

Tourist in Your Own Backyard Spotlight: Giles County Elementary Schools By Tracy Ferguson   Giles County has 3 elementary schools, which matriculate into our two high schools. Macy McClaugherty Elementary Middle School and Eastern Elementary Middle School feed into Giles High School, while students from Narrows Elementary Middle School go on to attend Narrows High School. Our elementary/middle schools house preschoolers through seventh graders...

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Giles Historical Society & Museum Announces Expansion

Tourist in Your Own Backyard Giles Historical Society & Museum Announces Expansion Giles County, VA- The Fall Board meeting of the Giles County Historical Society marked another moment in history for the local museum and the Giles County community. The Board approved the funds to design and construct a new building on the grounds of the museum complex located at 208 North...

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