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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ACCE Opportunity too Good to Pass Up

ACCE Opportunity too Good to Pass Up   Giles County, VA- The ACCE program has provided an opportunity for young people to explore post high school options for seven years. Many of these students find that the opportunity is too good to pass up. Today we hear a little insight from a first year ACCE student, Nathan Gilbert.   From Nathan: “My name is...

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Jul 24 2019

ACCE STUDENT DANCING HER WAY TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Giles County, VA- There are mere weeks left until the Muddy ACCE Race, but we’re helping to set these young people up for a lifetime. The Giles ACCE program asked participants what it means to them to be a part of the process (trust us, they’ll tell you it’s a process). Today we hear from Madison Keaton, an Access to Community...

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Pie Throwing Relay for Life Opportunity

[caption id="attachment_26431" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Come out & pie people in the face on 5-31-19 at 1pm to raise funds for the Giles Relay for Life.[/caption]   In an effort to raise money for Relay for Life, the County Curesaders team is hosting a Pie Throwing opportunity.  Anyone interested in bidding to throw a pie at the participants listed below, please send your...

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Group mud net MAR 2017
Aug 22 2018

Tailgating Atmosphere at Muddy ACCE Race

Sept 15 | Tailgating Atmosphere at Muddy ACCE Race   If you head out to enjoy a football event this fall, you will likely see game-goers tailgating the event before the anticipated kickoff. The Muddy ACCE Race event has a friendly tailgating energy to it before, during, and after the race for participants and spectators! Plus free parking!   Held along the banks of...

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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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Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back for Second Year

Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back for Second Year 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 Eggleston. The entire month of May you are encouraged to ‘Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard’ and to participate...

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ACCE February Column- Muddy ACCE Race Equals Family Fun

Muddy ACCE Race Equals Family Fun While we recently celebrated Valentine’s Day and are spreading the love with those around us, the Access to Community College Education program-paired with New River Community College- wants to share some love with our local young people. Our program in Giles County is dedicated to helping students and families with every step of their journey....

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Pre-race information for the Muddy ACCE Race

Planning on running in the Muddy ACCE Race? Just coming to watch? Either wait we'll see you Saturday, October 1st (event starts at 8am). Click HERE to see the pre-race information. A few other notes [but please read attached link]: Parking is available onsite. When arriving at Glen Lyn Park off of Route 460, parking attendants will be available to get you to...

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NaCo Award to Giles County

NaCo Award to Giles County 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 Nation Association of Counties, County Administrator Chris McKlarney was informed as follows: The National Association of Counties (NaCo) is please to grant Giles County a 2016 Achievement...

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