Apr 20 2019

Giles Community Film Screening Night

Giles County is Virginia’s Mountain Playground™. It is also the place to play, stay, love, and enjoy and that is just what will be showcased at the second Giles Community Film Screening Night on April 26th. Many film and productions crews have found Giles to be a special place to work including feature films like Dirty Dancing, and Wish You...

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Apr 12 2019

Multiple Positions at The Palisades Restaurant

Located just 20 minutes from most points in Blacksburg, The Palisades Restaurant, voted Best Restaurant in Southwest Virginia by readers of Virginia Living Magazine from 2012 – 2017, is currently preparing for our busy season and hiring the following positions: ServerSous ChefLine CookPastry Cook Ideal candidates will have the energy and enthusiasm to join a team in a high-volume, fast-paced environment. We...

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Mar 30 2019

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 relatively easy, which is one of the many reasons that it’s one...

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Mar 04 2019

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. In his free time, Will enjoys exploring local recreational opportunities, including hiking, cycling, climbing, and camping. After completing his studies at Virginia Tech in December 2018,...

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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 Southwest Virginia will take place March 1st - March 13th to orient communities to the services and programs of the organization.    Friends of Southwest Virginia represents 19 counties,...

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Feb 20 2019

New River 500 Event Returns to Kairos Resort

Photo by: Sam Dean 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 will be held May 3 through 5, 2019 in Giles County, Virginia and it encompasses over 500 kilometers of dual-sport riding. Depending on route and lunch destinations...

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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                      March 27th         9:00 - 10:30 (A-J)                                                                                                10:00 - 11:30 (K-O)                                                                                                1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z) NARROWS ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE   April 3rd             9:00 - 10:30 (A-J)                                                                                                10:00 - 11:30 (K-O)                                                                                                1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z) EASTERN ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE     April 10th           9:00 - 10:30 (A-J)                                                                                                10:00 - 11:30 (K-O)                                                                                                1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z) For more...

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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 04 2018

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 Newport Community Center, 434 Blue Grass Trail, in Newport. Shop artisan and handmade gifts throughout the day and don’t miss a donation-based holiday...

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Nov 18 2018

The Crooked Road Opens Cultural Event Applications for the 2019 Mountains of Music Homecoming

The Crooked Road Opens Cultural Event Applications for the 2019 Mountains of Music Homecoming Nine Extraordinary Days of Concerts and Cultural Events Along The Crooked Road   Abingdon, VA:   The Crooked Road has opened the application period for Cultural Events for the 5th  annual Mountains of Music Homecoming, June 7-15, 2019.  Cultural and civic organizations, colleges, churches, businesses, and individuals are encouraged to submit applications...

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