Program Leaders Boast about ACCE

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] ACCE December Column Program Leaders Boast about ACCE   Dr. Lewis Webb who serves on the NRCC Educational Foundation, the local Giles ACCE Development Committee, and supported the Muddy ACCE Race event speaks at the Appreciation Dinner where students and guests shared success stories of the program. Giles County- The holiday season is here and many students, out of...

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Dec 01 2016

Small Town Christmas Returns To Pearisburg

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Small Town Christmas Returns To Pearisburg Submitted by: Dianne Dinger Heading to a big city for the holidays can be exciting—but small towns such as Pearisburg, offer charming events, mom-and-pop stores with one-of-a-kind gifts, and family fun activities. Pearisburg celebrates the holidays with everything from a parade to breakfast with Santa and, a holiday-themed event at the historic...

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Giles County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Giles County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing Richmond, VA- Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that Giles County received $21,177 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund. In total VTC awarded $927,000 for 43 tourism marketing projects across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism. The...

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Appalachian Trail by County: The Woods Hole Hostel

Appalachian Trail by County: The Woods Hole Hostel Originally published by WDBJ7 on Monday, October 24, 2016 PEARISBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Go deep into Giles County. Keep going. Not there yet. Trust me it's really tucked in the woods, you'll find it. Up a dirt road, you'll start to hear the snorting, clucking, bleating, and quacking soon enough. The Woods Hole Hostel is...

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Celanese plant in Giles County completes conversion to boilers fueled by natural gas

Celanese plant in Giles County completes conversion to boilers fueled by natural gas Originially published by The Roanoke Times on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 & Shared on Facebook by Virginia's New River Valley By Duncan Adams duncan.adams@roanoke.com 981-3324 Celanese Corp. announced Tuesday that the global company’s manufacturing plant in Giles County has completed replacing its coal-fired boilers with boilers fueled by natural gas. Celanese,...

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Official Southwest Virginia Branding And Tourism Region Announced

Official Southwest Virginia Branding And Tourism Region Announced October 19, 2016 ABINGDON, VA – Yesterday, the efforts of many became a reality as the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation unveiled the new branding for Southwest Virginia. Delegate Terry G. Kilgore and Bill Shelton of the Department of Housing and Community Development spoke about the hard work that has been put in since 2003...

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Oct 14 2016

Nov 16- Entrepreneur Express Workshop

November 16- Entrepreneur Express Workshop November 16, 2016 9am-noon at the Pearisburg Town Hall [112 Tazewell St] Have you thought about starting a business? Do you have a business but struggling to expand or grow sales? In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the New River Valley Regional Commission, the Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity, Opportunity Southwest Virginia, and the...

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Oct 11 2016

Students are the winner at inaugural Muddy ACCE Race

Students are the winner at inaugural Muddy ACCE Race Giles County, VA- 73 students came out true winners at the inaugural Muddy ACCE Race, held on October 1 in Giles County. Before the first wave of runners took off from the Caboose at the Glen Lyn Town Park sponsors and in-kind donations topped $76,000. The community support and Giles County staff...

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Pre-race information for the Muddy ACCE Race

Planning on running in the Muddy ACCE Race? Just coming to watch? Either wait we'll see you Saturday, October 1st (event starts at 8am). Click HERE to see the pre-race information. A few other notes [but please read attached link]: Parking is available onsite. When arriving at Glen Lyn Park off of Route 460, parking attendants will be available to get you to...

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