GILES COUNTY DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY DUE TO DROUGHT CONDITIONS

Giles County has declared a Local Emergency and issued a ban on outdoor burning and open fires effective September 20, 2019 at 8:00 am due to drought conditions that have resulted in fire hazard conditions that create extreme fire danger. Pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board of Supervisors violations of the burn ban constitute a class 3 misdemeanor and...

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Persons Impersonating Animal Control Officers

Persons Impersonating Animal Control Officers During the last month there were at least 4 instances where one or two men posed as Giles County Animal Control Officers and attempted to confiscate dogs in Pearisburg.  The men were driving either a light grey/silver Ford F150 Pickup or a white Chevy 1500 Series pickup and not in uniform.  The men were professionally dressed,...

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