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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LOVEWork at Mill Pond in Narrows

Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard LOVEWork at Mill Pond in Narrows As shared by Jo Martin from the Narrows Now Community Coalition & seen in the 5/10/17 Virginian Leader. Shown at the recent unveiling of the Virginia Tourism Corporation LOVEworks on the banks of Wolf Creek at the Mill (Duck) Pond in Narrows, VA are Narrows Public Works Director & Zoning...

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May 11 2017

Crooked Road Publishes Mountains of Music Homecoming Guide

  Crooked Road Publishes Mountains of Music Homecoming Guide   The Crooked Road has published the Official Guide to the third annual Mountains of Music Homecoming. The Guide includes details on 25 Crooked Road concerts and over 100 cultural events taking place across Southwest Virginia during the nine days of the Homecoming, June 9-17. The Guide is rich with information helpful to travelers hoping...

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