GilesCoVa News

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    Dog Day Afternoon-A Mill Creek Adventure

    By: Teresa Fletcher My friend Melanie has an awesome dog named Sparky. Like most dogs, Sparky likes to go for walks with Melanie and since I like to go for walks also, we decided to go to Mill Creek and take a walk together. Getting to Mill Creek is ...

  • Music Business Workshop Offered

    Abingdon, Virginia – Want to learn how to create successful music festivals and events? The Crooked Road is offering Build an Event! – a youth presenter workshop on Saturday, April 6th from 10:30 am – 4:00 pm at the Southwest Virginia Cultu...

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    Introducing Will Jones

    Will Jones is a recent Virginia Tech graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economic Management. He is interested in international and domestic economic development, particularly regarding rural areas, agriculture, and food security. I...

  • Friends of SWVA to Host 2nd Annual Spring Break Blitz, Hold 21 Public Orientations

    ABINGDON, VA – Friends of Southwest Virginia and ‘Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network announced today their 2nd Annual “Spring Break Blitz” to be held during the first two weeks in March. 21 public meetings throughout S...

  • New River 500 Event Returns to Kairos Resort

    The New River 500 Event Returns at Kairos Resort in Giles County, Virginia Giles County, VA – The New River 500, is back; brought to you by Kairos, Loud N Clear Car Stereo and Customs, and GearHead Moto Tours. The New River 500 w...

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    Professional Development Workshop for Musicians Offered

    Abingdon, Virginia – The Crooked Road (TCR) is offering a Professional Development Workshop for Musicianson Saturday, March 16th from 10:30 am – 4:00 pm at Heartwood in Abingdon, VA. The workshop will serve 24 musicians from Southwest Virgini...

  • Kindergarten Registration

    Giles County Public Schools Kindergarten Registration Registration is for Giles County children five years old on or before September 30, 2019. MACY McCLAUGHERTY               ...

  • Winter Hike to Rice Fields

    Rice Fields in Giles County | A Winter Hike Straight from the hiker herself, Mrs. Teresa Fletcher.       On a sunny but chilly winter’s day, my husband and I decided to go for a hike. We chose  Rice Fields as it is a relatively easy...

  • Seasons Greeting!

    Seasons Greetings! May your holidays be merry & bright!  We look forward to seeing you in #GilesCoVA for a new year full of fun, adventure, love, & laughter. Virginia’s Mountain Playground | A place to play, stay, love, & enjoy...

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    Dec 8 | Newport Village Christmas Market Held Saturday

    Newport Village Christmas Market Held Saturday, December 8   Newport, VA – Make plans to attend the first Newport Village Christmas Market on Saturday, December 8 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.!   The Christmas Market will take place at the Newp...