SKYWARN Spotter Training

The National Weather Service of Blacksburg is offering a Basic Skywarn Training class at the Giles County Administration Building at 315 N. Main Street, Pearisburg on Tuesday evening, March 13, 2018 at 6:00p.m....

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Ramps N Roads March 24, 2018

Ramps N Roads March 24, 2018 Returns to Giles County   Citizens of all ages, from all areas of Giles County, will be cleaning unsightly litter from our highways and byways, boat ramps, river and stream access points.   Join us at 9:00am at Eastern Elementary/Middle School. We will disperse from there to the main cleanup points. Bags, gloves and water will be supplied.   Meet...

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Incite safety in the New River Valley by supporting Healthy Relationships Week at Giles and Narrows High Schools

Incite safety in the New River Valley by supporting Healthy Relationships Week at Giles and Narrows High Schools   Community members in Giles County can positively impact the lives of Giles teens by working together to create a community free of sexual and domestic violence during Healthy Relationships Weeks for Giles High School, from January 22- January 26, and for Narrows High...

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Wind Rocks in Giles County by Billy Bowling
Nov 28 2017

Adventure Tourism Entrepreneur Workshop Coming To The New River Valley

Adventure Tourism Entrepreneur Workshop Coming To The New River Valley   Giles County, VA – The Friends of Southwest Virginia, in partnership with Virginia Tourism Corporation, Virginia Community Capital, Spearhead Trails, and Small Business Development Centers, are hosting adventure tourism workshops to highlight regional initiatives, opportunities, best practices, and expert advice for starting an adventure tourism business in Southwest Virginia.     Southwest Virginia includes...

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Events for the rest of September in Giles County

Events for the rest of September in Giles County Find information on our Events Calendar or click on our Events tab on Facebook.   SEP 21 Fri 4:30-8:30 PM Pearisburg Community Market | Music at the Market   SEP 22 Fri 6:30 PM The Palisades Restaurant | American Roots   SEP 23 Sat 10 AM Cornerstone Pentecostal Holiness Church | Exercise Your Faith 5k Run-Walk   SEP 23 Sat...

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Aug 01 2017

Hollow and Home: A History of Self and Place

Hollow and Home: A History of Self and Place Fred Carlisle's book, "Hollow and Home: A History of Self and Place", set to be released August 1,2017, explores the ways the primary places in our lives shape the individuals we become and how vibrant, supportive communities can form in unexpected places. "Clover Hollow and Newport did far more than simply accept me," Carlisle...

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Local Mud Run Boasts Family Friendly Atmosphere

Local Mud Run Boasts Family Friendly Atmosphere When people think of a mud run, they may not typically think of a family outing. The Muddy ACCE Race is a fun, exciting event for the entire family to enjoy! Families can run the race together, split up so the children can run in our Youth Mud Pit, cheer on their loved ones,...

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Jul 14 2017

September 16-Art on the Lawn

September 16-Art on the Lawn Dear patron of the arts,       In Virginia Living Magazine's "BEST OF" issue, released in June, Art on the Lawn was named the BEST ART EVENT in its Southwestern Virginia region.  This is the 6th year in a row that Art on the Lawn has placed in its TOP THREE.  The success of Art on the Lawn is due in part to people...

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July is National Hotdog Month

July is National Hot Dog Month   Who knew that July is National Hot Dog Month? We certainly didn't for awhile, but now we do and we're letting everyone know! Whether you like naked dogs, chili dogs, or more condiments on your hot dog than actual hot dog, you'll be happy to know that Giles County has more places to satisfy your hot...

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Jun 24 2017

July 15-Mountain Lake Biological Station Open House

July 15-Mountain Lake Biological Station Open House Mountain Lake Biological Station will hold its annual open house on July 15th from 1:30-5:00pm.This family-friend event is a unique opportunity to meet MLBS biologists, explore historic facilities and hiking trails, learn first hand about Station research, and understand how this research advances science and benefits the natural world. Come experience open labs, exhibits,...

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