Who Knew- Giles County a Spring Break Destination!

Spring Break Immersion Program Students Visit & Work in Narrows, VA Students from the College of the Holy Cross are visiting multiple locations in Giles County this week. Arriving on Saturday and staying until Friday evening, these students are supporting multiple community projects through their alternative spring break vacation.   This morning we visited with Narrows High School teacher, Mr. Dennis Kidd, & Narrows...

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ACCE February Column- Muddy ACCE Race Equals Family Fun

Muddy ACCE Race Equals Family Fun While we recently celebrated Valentine’s Day and are spreading the love with those around us, the Access to Community College Education program-paired with New River Community College- wants to share some love with our local young people. Our program in Giles County is dedicated to helping students and families with every step of their journey....

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Mar 8th- Ribbon Cutting Event at Christian Mission

Ribbon Cutting Event at Giles County Christian Mission The Giles County Christian Service Mission will host a Ribbon-Cutting event to celebrate the expansion of its food pantry and to formally announce its new partnership with Feeding America Southwest Virginia Wednesday, March 8 at 9:00 a.m. Additionally, the Mission is excited to announce the expansion of its operating hours to include Saturdays...

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Giles Public Schools Kindergarten Registration

Giles County Public Schools Kindergarten Registration Registration is for Giles County children five years old on or before September 30, 2017    NARROWS ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE- March 29 http://nems.gilesk12.org 540-726-2391 9:00 - 10:30 (A-J) 10:00 - 11:30 (K-O) 1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z)   MACY McCLAUGHERTY- April 5 http://mms.gilesk12.org 540-921-1363 9:00 - 10:30 (A-J) 10:00 - 11:30 (K-O) 1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z)   EASTERN ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE- April 12 http://eems.gilesk12.org 540-626-7281 9:00 - 10:30 (A-J) 10:00 - 11:30 (K-O) 1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z) For more information or if you cannot...

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Narrows & Pearisburg Head Start Accepting Applications

Narrows & Pearisburg Head Start Accepting Applications New River Community Action, Head Start is now taking applications for the 2017-2018 school year. New River Community Action, Head Start is a FREE, family-based preschool program that prepares children, engages families and community partners for school readiness. The program serves income-eligible children ages 3-5. Head Start provides services: Monday-Friday, Full Day Classrooms Available   For registration information call: NRCA Administrative offices...

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Valentine’s Day Instagram Sweepstakes

Valentine's Day Instagram Sweepstakes Click HERE to learn more about Virginia Tourism Valentine's Day Instagram Sweepstakes.   Don't forget we have a LOVEWorks in Newport visible from Rt. 42, Blue Grass Trail....

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Show Your Love for Giles County

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 path through the mountains, even some may have a relaxing cabin that is perfect...

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Volunteers & Fun Competition for Giles ACCE

ACCE January Column Volunteers & Fun Competition for Giles ACCE   Giles County, VA- With the New Year, many students are considering their options after high school and those already in college or the ACCE program are preparing for the second semester at New River Community College. Students that are already utilizing the Access to Community College program in Giles County know that...

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Kairos to open in Glen Lyn, Giles County, VA

Kairos to open in Glen Lyn, Giles County, VA To hear more about this new event property, see this recent feature on WDBJ7. Click Here. To learn more about The New River 500 event mentioned, click HERE. [caption id="attachment_24141" align="aligncenter" width="450"] The New River 500 will take place in Giles County at Kairos on April 7-9th[/caption]    ...

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Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern

Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern The Giles County Film Office has a new face, intern Kristin Gillispie. Gillispie, from Pembroke, is a junior at Liberty University studying Cinematic Arts. She recently started the film program in the fall. The film program consists of sixty students divided up into three different cohorts. The program prepares students to go out in this...

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