GilesCoVa News

  • Little Libraries Summer BINGO

    Little Libraries Summer BINGO   A local group has partnered together to encourage young people to explore the Little Free Libraries throughout Giles County. The group decided to sponsor a reading Bingo activity in which each child will have a bi...

  • SUP people on New River at Castle Rock
    June is National Outdoors Month

    June is National Outdoors Month   Giles County, VA- Giles County, Virginia’s Mountain Playground™ will, along with communities and officials across America, celebrate the great outdoors for the entire month of June. June is recognized as Gre...

  • Giles County trail system named in honor of Gary Eaton

    Giles County trail system named in honor of Gary Eaton Posted on WDBJ7. Read original HERE....

  • Walkers in Newport

    Walkers in Newport   It’s Outdoors Month and what better way to take advantage of the great outdoors than by enjoying a stroll along one of our back roads or through one of the many public parks in Giles! Friends also make those walks enjo...

  • Boat landing in Giles County, Virginia
    Improving New River access points in Giles County | WDBJ7

    Improving New River access points in Giles County GILES COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) The New River is a popular spot for people in Giles County. Now, officials are taking steps to make it easier for boats to come and go. “I love the outdoors, I really l...

  • Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back By Popular Demand

    Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back By Popular Demand   Giles County, VA- Chances are you’ve hiked and taken a picture at Cascade Falls in Pembroke, Virginia. Many of you have also enjoyed a meal at The Palisades Restaurant in the Village of Eggl...

  • Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

    Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain   To:  All interested Agencies USACE, VMRC, DHCD, ARC, and DEQ, Groups and Individuals   This is to give notice that the Friends of Southwest Virginia unde...

  • Governor Northam Reports Virginia Tourism Revenues Reached $25 Billion in 2017

    Governor Northam Reports Virginia Tourism Revenues Reached $25 Billion in 2017   ~ Statewide data shows increase of 4.4% compared to 2016 ~    RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam announced recently that Virginia’s tourism revenues reached $25 bill...

  • owners of JBR standing in vineyard
    JBR Vineyards & Winery to Host Grand Opening Ceremony

    May 30 | JBR Vineyards & Winery to Host Grand Opening Ceremony Giles County, VA– Tucked in the mountains of Giles County, JBR Vineyards & Winery has been developing their grape vines since 2006. The first bottle of Giles County wine was...