Oct 26 | Community Film Screening Night

Giles Community Film Screening Night   Giles County is known for its beautiful landscape in the Appalachian area, as well as its unforgettable attractions. If it were to be adventures hikes to remarkable waterfalls, delicious food at original restaurants, or community activities that bring people together, Giles has it! As for the residents of the area, there are many creative artists that...

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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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Jun 26 2018

New River Valley Receives Grant for Agritourism Marketing

New River Valley Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing   Governor Ralph Northam announced recently that Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski counties received $2,500 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund. In total VTC awarded more than $840,000 for 56 tourism marketing projects across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism.   The grants...

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May 01 2018

Garden Tour hosted by the Friends of the Pearisburg Public Library

Friends of the Pearisburg Public Library Host First Annual Garden Tour on June 16   May 1, 2018 – The Friends of the Pearisburg Public Library present the first annual Giles County Garden Tour on Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.   This self-guided driving tour will showcase six stunning gardens in Giles County. With the garden map, participants can set...

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Apr 11 2018

Pearisburg Day Trip

SUGGESTED ITINERARY | PEARISBURG DAY TRIP   Morning- Enjoy breakfast at Friends and Family Restaurant. Pearisburg is the county seat and as such there are many things to do and enjoy in this community.   For the rest of your morning delight in shopping and strolling the historic downtown. Pearis Mercantile is a premier gift shop in the region. Located just across the street from the Visitors Center (203 N....

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Mar 28 2018

Pembroke Day Trip

SUGGESTED ITINERARY | PEMBROKE DAY TRIP Morning- Begin your day stocking up on supplies and breakfast at Tangent Outfitters and Cascade Café. Enjoy your morning of shopping at Amish Heirlooms, Pearl’s Petals and Gifts, flea market-esqu shops including Yesteryear, Big Dawg’s Bargains, and Cascade Café. All within walking distance for a nice stroll through this quaint small town that’s a hub...

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Governor Northam Announces 60 New Jobs

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Cogar Manufacturing, a manufacturer of material handling equipment primarily for the natural resource industries, will invest $2.5 million to relocate its manufacturing operation from Beckley, West Virginia, to the former Caterpillar facility in Giles County. ...

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Feb 07 2018

Town of Pembroke receives RALLY grant to implement downtown improvements

Town of Pembroke receives RALLY grant to implement downtown improvements   Originally posted to the NRVRC blog HERE.   NRV- The Town of Pembroke will develop downtown improvement projects as part of the RALLY Southwest Virginia program. RALLY is a mini-grant program which provides a $3,000 award to communities in Southwest Virginia to implement a community development project through a team structure. Pembroke is the...

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Incite safety in the New River Valley by supporting Healthy Relationships Week at Giles and Narrows High Schools

Incite safety in the New River Valley by supporting Healthy Relationships Week at Giles and Narrows High Schools   Community members in Giles County can positively impact the lives of Giles teens by working together to create a community free of sexual and domestic violence during Healthy Relationships Weeks for Giles High School, from January 22- January 26, and for Narrows High...

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