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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building front with display
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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owners of JBR standing in vineyard
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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18 Picnic Locations For 2018

18 Picnic Locations For 2018 Need something new to do with the family? As summer continues, take a day to go out & enjoy a picnic together. A picnic would also be a great way to spend time with friends or to have a date. All your picnic necessities can be conveniently found locally at independently owned grocery stores, Grants or...

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Victim Witness Director (VWD) Updated

General Summary This position is part of the Commonwealth Attorney’s Team. The primary responsibility of the Victim Witness Director is to work with the Commonwealth’s Attorney (CA) and other CA staff in ensuring that all individuals and the community accessing the Victim Witness Program services are given those services in the most effective, efficient, and appropriate manner possible. The VWD will...

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