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Governor McAuliffe Announces New Jobs, Investment in Giles County

Governor McAuliffe Announces New Jobs, Investment in Giles County   RICHMOND- Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that JBR Vineyards, LLC will expand its vineyard operation to open a farm winery in Giles County. The company will invest over a quarter of a million dollars in the construction of its new winery and tasting room, which will create two new jobs.  JBR planted Giles...

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Nov 29 2017

“Keep Virginia Beautiful” Grant Awarded to Giles County

Giles County Awarded “Keep Virginia Beautiful” Grant   Giles Administration was pleased to learn a few months ago that they would be recipients of a Keep Virginia Beautiful – 30 Grants in Thirty Days program grant.  Giles had applied for funding in the recycling category.   The project award enabled construction of monofilament and fluorocarbon fishing line recycling tubes for all boat ramps on...

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Narrows Completes RALLY Southwest Virginia Project

Narrows Completes RALLY Southwest Virginia Project  === UPDATE: Images from the October 28th presentation at the Narrows Fall Festival [caption id="attachment_24972" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The group at Narrows Fall Festival sharing about the Narrows RALLY Project[/caption] [caption id="attachment_24973" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Part of the RALLY project enhanced available business space with recreational photos. Here are the contest winners[/caption] [caption id="attachment_24974" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The $3,000 mini-grant check presentation from...

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‘Round the Mountain Announces New Juried Artisans

'Round the Mountain Announces New Juried Artisans Abingdon, Va. - 'Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Network has announced results from the September 12, 2017 jury session. A total of 11 artisans from throughout Southwest Virginia were accepted in 'Round the Mountain's most recent session. Those artisans include: Jamee Gillespie (Chilhowie, VA), Jessica Bier (Pound, VA), Nancy Brooks (Tazewell, VA), Mark Cox (Floyd,...

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Petco Foundation Invests in The Giles County Animal Shelter’s Lifesaving Work

Petco Foundation Invests in The Giles County Animal Shelter’s Lifesaving Work $17,500 investment will extend efforts to help pets and people in Giles County live their best lives   Pearisburg, VA (August 4, 2017): The Giles County Animal Shelter has been awarded a $17,500 investment from the Petco Foundation to support its lifesaving work.   “We are delighted that Petco has chosen to partner with...

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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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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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Rally Southwest Virginia Arrives in Narrows

Rally Southwest Virginia Arrives in Narrows   Giles County, VA- Rally Southwest Virginia is building community leadership capacity and reinforcing collaborative communities across the region of Southwest Virginia. The region consisting of 19 counties from Giles to the far southwest counties in Virginia, has embraced this program and others to find creative outlets for suppressed economies and the revitalization for downtown areas.   The...

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ReNew The New Local Committee Receives State Recognition

Giles County, VA- Earlier in November members of the local ReNew The New Committee from Giles County traveled to York County, Virginia for the annual Soil and Water Conservation Society awards ceremony. Nominated by the New River Valley Regional Commission the local committee was awarded the 2016 Merit Award “for their successful partnership to improve the health of the New...

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Giles County A.C.C.E Program Receives National Recognition

The Giles County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce that the Giles County Access to Community College Education Program (ACCE) has received national recognition.  In a letter from the National Association of Counties dated June 13th, County Administrator Chris McKlarney was informed as follows. The National Association of Counties (NaCo) is pleased to grant Giles County a 2016 Achievement Award...

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