Motorcross man at Kairos Wilderness Resort
Sep 16 2018

Oct 19-21 | The New River 500 Event Returns at Kairos

[caption id="attachment_25302" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by: Sam Dean[/caption] The New River 500 Event Returns at Kairos in Giles County, Virginia   Giles County, VA- The New River 500 will be held October 19-21 at Kairos Resort in Giles County, Virginia and encompass over 500 kilometers of riding. This event is an all-inclusive dual sport adventurer’s dream. A multiple day opportunity to ride, socialize,...

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Aug 23 2018

Governor Northam Unveils Newest LOVEwork

Governor Northam Unveils Newest LOVEwork in Giles County Sculpture features 3,500 painted rocks by children across the county [caption id="attachment_25999" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Governor Ralph Northam in Pearisburg, Aug 21, 2018[/caption] PEARISBURG—On Tuesday, August 21 Governor Ralph Northam unveiled the newest LOVEwork on Main Street in Pearisburg. The Governor was joined by Rita McClenny, president and CEO of Virginia Tourism Corporation, members of the...

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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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promotion piece announcing LOVE sculpture
Aug 09 2018

Aug 21 | LOVE Sculpture Unveiling

‘LOVE’ Sculpture Completed in Pearisburg   Giles County, VA- The story begins during the 2017 Giles Summer Feeding Program. The story continues through the 2017-2018 school year. The story is about to make its permanent mark on the landscape of Giles County. On August 21 at 2pm a brand new LOVE sculpture will be unveiled in Pearisburg with special guests and a...

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Jul 31 2018

Pembroke receives RALLY Grant

Town of Pembroke receives Rally Grant   If you happen to drive by the Pembroke Town Hall you can’t help but notice the new art display on the front of the building. It was made possible by the RALLY Southwest Virginia Grant. Several local Pembroke residents were involved in pulling it all together.     The drift wood in the fishing hole and the canoe...

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Jul 25 2018

Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern

Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern   The Giles County Film Office has a new face, intern Justin Smith. Smith, from Eggleston, is a recent graduate student from Radford University that studied English and Cinematic Arts. When attending Radford, he was able to double his classes and graduate on time when finally deciding to study the fundamentals of filmmaking halfway through his...

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Jul 24 2018

Black Dog Racing at JBR Vineyards & Winery

Jul 29 | JBR Vineyards & Winery to host Brandon McClure of Black Dog Racing On July 29, 2-4 PM, at their vineyard in Giles County (1360 Springdale Rd), Brandon McClure of  Black Dog Racing will be visiting JBR Vineyards. He will have his car at the vineyard from 2-4pm. Here is a chance to meet a real race car driver and...

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Top 10 Things To Do Before Summer Ends

Top 10 Things To Do Before Summer Ends Even though summer is coming to an end, there’s still several sunny days left for some summer fun! The time is NOW to find an adventure here in Giles County before the school bells start ringing and the colors of the leaves start changing. There is an abundance of fun activities that you...

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NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT   July 13, 2018   Friends of Southwest Virginia One Heartwood Circle Abingdon, VA 24210 (276) 492-2420   FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT   The Friends of Southwest Virginia has determined that the Giles County Boat Ramps Project will have no significant impact on the human environment.  Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required.  This...

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Pembroke Completes RALLY Southwest Virginia Project

Pembroke Completes RALLY Southwest Virginia Project Giles County, VA- RALLY Southwest Virginia is building community leadership capacity and reinforcing collaborative communities across the region of Southwest Virginia. The region consisting of 19 counties from Giles to the far southwest counties in Virginia, has embraced this program and others to find creative outlets for suppressed economies and the revitalization for downtown areas.   The...

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