SKYWARN Spotter Training

The National Weather Service of Blacksburg is offering a Basic Skywarn Training class at the Giles County Administration Building at 315 N. Main Street, Pearisburg on Tuesday evening, March 13, 2018 at 6:00p.m....

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Painted rock from Giles
Nov 16 2017

Giles County Children’s Rock Project

Giles County Children's Rock Project Giles County, VA- The past two weeks in Giles County have been a flurry of fun, creative activity. The Giles Early Education Project (GEEP), Giles County School Board, and faculty and students have engaged in a massive and ambitious public art project. Lynn Hill of GEEP shared in an email that their plans are to have...

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Pearisburg ACCE Photo
Oct 30 2017

Pearisburg Town Council Supports Access to Community College Education

At a recent Pearisburg Town Council Meeting, council voted unanimously to financially support the Giles County Access to Community College Education Program (ACCE) in the amount of $5,000. Town Manager Todd Meredith had previously stated that during the most recent town budgeting process, the council discussed supporting ACCE. Meredith commented that he felt ACCE was a “powerful and innovative program that...

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Pearisburg Head Start Enrollment Availability

Pearisburg Head Start Enrollment Availability Pearisburg Head Start currently has openings for 3 and 4 year old preschoolers. Call 540-921-2355 to arrange a time to complete an application to attend this high quality preschool.   Learn more on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HeadStartNRCA/      ...

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Apple Crunch
Oct 06 2017

Farm to School Week Celebrated

Farm to School Week Celebrated To celebrate Farm to School Week, Giles County Public Schools hosted an apple crunching event on Wednesday, October 4.  Third grade students at Macy McClaugherty School participated in "Crunch Heard Round the Commonwealth" by eating an apple donated by a local orchard (Doe Creek Farms). Students formed the shape of an apple, while the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent,...

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Giles County Elementary Schools

Tourist in Your Own Backyard Spotlight: Giles County Elementary Schools By Tracy Ferguson   Giles County has 3 elementary schools, which matriculate into our two high schools. Macy McClaugherty Elementary Middle School and Eastern Elementary Middle School feed into Giles High School, while students from Narrows Elementary Middle School go on to attend Narrows High School. Our elementary/middle schools house preschoolers through seventh graders...

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Narrows & Pearisburg Head Start Accepting Applications

Narrows & Pearisburg Head Start Accepting Applications New River Community Action, Head Start is now taking applications for the 2017-2018 school year. New River Community Action, Head Start is a FREE, family-based preschool program that prepares children, engages families and community partners for school readiness. The program serves income-eligible children ages 3-5. Head Start provides services: Monday-Friday, Full Day Classrooms Available   For registration information call: NRCA Administrative offices...

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Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern

Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern The Giles County Film Office has a new face, intern Kristin Gillispie. Gillispie, from Pembroke, is a junior at Liberty University studying Cinematic Arts. She recently started the film program in the fall. The film program consists of sixty students divided up into three different cohorts. The program prepares students to go out in this...

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Program Leaders Boast about ACCE

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] ACCE December Column Program Leaders Boast about ACCE   Dr. Lewis Webb who serves on the NRCC Educational Foundation, the local Giles ACCE Development Committee, and supported the Muddy ACCE Race event speaks at the Appreciation Dinner where students and guests shared success stories of the program. Giles County- The holiday season is here and many students, out of...

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Giles County A.C.C.E Program Receives National Recognition

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 National Association of Counties dated June 13th, County Administrator Chris McKlarney was informed as follows. The National Association of Counties (NaCo) is pleased to grant Giles County a 2016 Achievement Award...

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