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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83 New Jobs in Giles County

Governor McAuliffe Announces 83 New Jobs in Giles County ~Interstate Group LLC to invest $4.1 million to establish East Coast manufacturing and distribution operation~ The jobs for Interstate will be posted around April or May.  They will be posted to the company’s website - https://www.trailersplus.com/careers/  and possibly on the Virginia Workforce Connection website (VEC postings) - https://www.vawc.virginia.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx  . GLEN LYN – Governor Terry McAuliffe...

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Wind Rocks in Giles County by Billy Bowling
Nov 28 2017

Adventure Tourism Entrepreneur Workshop Coming To The New River Valley

Adventure Tourism Entrepreneur Workshop Coming To The New River Valley   Giles County, VA – The Friends of Southwest Virginia, in partnership with Virginia Tourism Corporation, Virginia Community Capital, Spearhead Trails, and Small Business Development Centers, are hosting adventure tourism workshops to highlight regional initiatives, opportunities, best practices, and expert advice for starting an adventure tourism business in Southwest Virginia.     Southwest Virginia includes...

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Walker Creek Barn
Nov 17 2017

SWVA’s Newest Mountaintop Event Venue

SWVA’s Newest Mountaintop Event Venue   Giles County, VA- The proprietors, Britt & Leigh Stoudenmire, proudly announce their newest venture in Giles County, Walker Creek Barn. Opening in June 2018, Walker Creek Barn offers a unique event venue space, lodging, and agritourism opportunities for the community and region. This new development is located in the southeastern portion of Giles, along the Route...

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Fall view of Pearis Mtn in Giles County
Nov 03 2017

Tourism Revenue Reached New Heights in Giles County in 2016

Tourism Revenue Reached New Heights in Giles County in 2016 -All of Virginia regions saw increased tourism revenue while Virginia topped $24 billion-   Giles County, VA- (November 1, 2017) - Data released by the United States Travel Association (USTA) reveals that all regions in Virginia posted an increase in tourism revenue last year.   According to the US Travel Association, tourism in Virginia generated...

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Kairos to open in Glen Lyn, Giles County, VA

Kairos to open in Glen Lyn, Giles County, VA To hear more about this new event property, see this recent feature on WDBJ7. Click Here. To learn more about The New River 500 event mentioned, click HERE. [caption id="attachment_24141" align="aligncenter" width="450"] The New River 500 will take place in Giles County at Kairos on April 7-9th[/caption]    ...

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Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern

Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern The Giles County Film Office has a new face, intern Kristin Gillispie. Gillispie, from Pembroke, is a junior at Liberty University studying Cinematic Arts. She recently started the film program in the fall. The film program consists of sixty students divided up into three different cohorts. The program prepares students to go out in this...

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ReNew The New Local Committee Receives State Recognition

Giles County, VA- Earlier in November members of the local ReNew The New Committee from Giles County traveled to York County, Virginia for the annual Soil and Water Conservation Society awards ceremony. Nominated by the New River Valley Regional Commission the local committee was awarded the 2016 Merit Award “for their successful partnership to improve the health of the New...

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Celebrating Pearisburg’s local flavor

Celebrating Pearisburg's Local Flavor Recently published in the Valley Business Front , August issue. "The Town of Pearisburg's economy is revitalized through a woman's innovation and love of small town community, the flavorful concept of culinary tourism, and local collaboration." Written by Christine Liana. To read full article, click HERE. ...

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Jun 28 2016

August 27- Fall into the New

August 27- Fall into the New ReNew the New will be holding its annual cleanup day on Saturday, August 27th. Exciting developments this year include a move in location. The City of Radford, and counties of Giles , Pulaski, and Montgomery are partnering together for this New River Valley regional project. Registration will begin at 8:30 A.M. at field of Glencoe Museum in...

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