Teacher Appreciation Deals, Discounts, & Drawings

Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month & National Teacher Appreciation Month   Teachers- hear us- THANK YOU! In May we celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Month and some of our local businesses are offering deals and specials just for you, just this month. It is also Business Appreciation Month and locally we are celebrating ‘Tourist in Your Own Backyard’. It’s all comes...

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Friday Fellowship Hikes Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month

Friday Fellowship Hikes Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Month   The Giles Office of Tourism Marketing is coordinating efforts to encourage all friends and neighbors in Giles County to be a ‘Tourist in Your Own Backyard’ the entire month of May. Along with business spotlight blog posts on GilesCounty.org, pictures and videos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and promoting community events,...

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Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back for Second Year

Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back for Second Year Giles County, VA- Chances are you’ve hiked and taken a picture at Cascade Falls in Pembroke, Virginia. Many of you have also enjoyed a meal at The Palisades Restaurant in the Village of Eggleston. The entire month of May you are encouraged to ‘Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard’ and to participate...

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Rally Southwest Virginia Arrives in Narrows

Rally Southwest Virginia Arrives in Narrows   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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Who Knew- Giles County a Spring Break Destination!

Spring Break Immersion Program Students Visit & Work in Narrows, VA Students from the College of the Holy Cross are visiting multiple locations in Giles County this week. Arriving on Saturday and staying until Friday evening, these students are supporting multiple community projects through their alternative spring break vacation.   This morning we visited with Narrows High School teacher, Mr. Dennis Kidd, & Narrows...

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Giles Public Schools Kindergarten Registration

Giles County Public Schools Kindergarten Registration Registration is for Giles County children five years old on or before September 30, 2017    NARROWS ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE- March 29 http://nems.gilesk12.org 540-726-2391 9:00 - 10:30 (A-J) 10:00 - 11:30 (K-O) 1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z)   MACY McCLAUGHERTY- April 5 http://mms.gilesk12.org 540-921-1363 9:00 - 10:30 (A-J) 10:00 - 11:30 (K-O) 1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z)   EASTERN ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE- April 12 http://eems.gilesk12.org 540-626-7281 9:00 - 10:30 (A-J) 10:00 - 11:30 (K-O) 1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z) For more information or if you cannot...

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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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Oct 29- Narrows Fall Festival

October 29- Narrows Fall Festival From noon-9pm all are invited to come down to the Narrows Fall Festival! Join a day of fun, music, and a growing list of activities that includes:crafts & food, watercraft & paddleboards at Mill Pond, Mill Creek guided hikes, knockerball, hayrides, a photo booth, carriage rides, a car show, pumpkin painting, BINGO, a corn hole tournament, children's...

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Aug 08 2016

Narrows Gift Shop Changes

Narrows Gift Shop Changes Narrows Gift Shop has been shaking things up down the road! Narrows Gift shop has changed their name to "302 Main - Unique Gifts"! They are still located in the same building, and yes they still represent over thirty local artisans, authors, craftsmen, and artists at the best pricing to satisfy any budget. They've made and a lot...

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July 23- One Side Missing at Right Turn, Clyde Brewing Company

July 23- One Side Missing at Right Turn, Clyde Brewing Company From Wytheville, VA, a great group of young musicians taking the local scene by storm. This is a group very close to our hearts, and they invite all out to see them in action. Pair that with the legendary Old VA Smoke House BBQ and you have an amazing night ahead. Doors...

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