Jumpstart Giles
Dec 09 2019

Support for New & Expanding Business with Jumpstart Giles

NOW LIVE | Support for New & Expanding Business with Jumpstart Giles   Giles County, VA- Giles County, Virginia is encouraging small businesses to locate and expand within its borders. Applications are now open for Jumpstart Giles, a business plan competition that guides applicants through a series of professional and business development workshops. The final jump will be a Business Plan Competition...

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Art Retreat at Inn at Riverbend

From our friends at the Inn at Riverbend:   Art Retreat at Inn at Riverbend   Our bed and breakfast proudly announces a weekend retreat to surround you in the majestic beauty of the New River Valley in luxurious accommodations while learning an exciting watercolor technique from a gifted and award winning artist – Jessica Pace-Berkeley.  Jesi is currently teaching at Virginia Polytechnic University’s...

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Nov 13 2019

A Noble Effort | “A Noble Porterfield Story”

Even though we are past Veterans Day- this story, among so many others help shape the story of Giles. We are grateful for the service men and women from our communities. Thank you to Doug Martin and the Walkers of Newport for sharing this story with us.  A Noble Effort | "A Noble Porterfield Story" It is appropriate to recognize veterans in...

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men in mud at Muddy ACCE Race
Nov 07 2019

NACo | Fork in the river challenges county’s economic future

Fork in the river challenges county’s economic future Article from NACo County News.  By Charlie Ban   Oct. 28, 2019 [caption id="attachment_26726" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Muddy ACCE Race participants help each other, and thanks to their entry fees, Giles County, Va. students. Photo by Alisa Moody for Giles County Tourism[/caption] Giles County, Va.’s defining characteristic is the New River, which flows for 37 miles through this part of...

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Inn at Riverbend | Romantic Escapes

Romantic Escapes Original Post from Virginia Living magazine.  OCTOBER 30, 2019   Plan a dreamy weekend à deux at these gorgeous guesthouses. Inn at Riverbend Mountain hideaways are often considered among the most romantic reprieves; adding water simply perfects the recipe. Carve out time for an amorous escape to a waterside inn or lodge in Virginia. Inn at Riverbend   Seemingly perched on the side of a bluff in...

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Nov 04 2019

Nov 9 | Giles Thrive Saturday Lunch

Giles Thrive Saturday Lunch seeks to address food insecurity in Giles County by providing hot meals to Giles residents regardless of age or income. Meals will be prepared at Giles High School and then distributed to each of the nine food hubs across the county. Participants can come to one of the food hubs to enjoy a sit-down meal or...

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storefront of The Palisades in Giles
Oct 28 2019

The Palisades Restaurant Owner Receives Restaurateur of the Year Award, 2019

Shaena Muldoon receives Jim Wordsworth Award- Restaurateur of the Year [caption id="attachment_26701" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Barry Biggar, Ordinary Awards Co-Chair, Shaena Muldoon, Restaurateur of the Year, Debbie Donehey, Ordinary Awards Co-Chair the night of the awards.[/caption]   VRLTA Announces 17 Honorees at 4th Annual Dinner at The Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa | Short Pump Richmond, Va   The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA)...

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Oct 27 2019

Giles County to Receive Technical Assistance to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy

Giles County to Receive Technical Assistance to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Recently, in support of the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) are announcing that they have selected 10 communities under...

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GILES COUNTY LIFTS OUTDOOR BURNING BAN

Media Release Contact: Chris McKlarney, County Administrator County of Giles Phone: (540) 921-2525 Fax (540) 921-1329 Email: cmcklarney@gilescounty.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2019 GILES COUNTY LIFTS OUTDOOR BURNING BAN Due to rainfall over the past two weeks, Giles County has lifted the ban on outdoor burning effective immediately. Because drought conditions still exist, the County urges that extreme caution be exercised with outdoor fires...

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Oct 21 2019

Oct 25 | Giles Community Film Screening Night

Giles Community Film Screening Night   Giles County is Virginia’s Mountain Playground™. It is also the place to play, stay, love, and enjoy and that is just what will be showcased at the second Giles Community Film Screening Night on April 26th. Many film and productions crews have found Giles to be a special place to work including feature films like Dirty...

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