Giles Comprehensive Plan Update

2017 Comprehensive Plan Update | Open House Dec 13   December 13, 5pm-6:30pm at the Giles County Administration Office   Giles County will hold a public open house to receive citizen’s comments for the 2017 Comprehensive Plan update. County staff and New River Valley Regional Commission staff will be available to explain the proposed changes. After receiving public feedback, the County Planning Commission will...

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Jun 24 2017

July 15-Mountain Lake Biological Station Open House

July 15-Mountain Lake Biological Station Open House Mountain Lake Biological Station will hold its annual open house on July 15th from 1:30-5:00pm.This family-friend event is a unique opportunity to meet MLBS biologists, explore historic facilities and hiking trails, learn first hand about Station research, and understand how this research advances science and benefits the natural world. Come experience open labs, exhibits,...

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Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan Available for Public Comment

For Immediate Release May 10, 2017   Contact Christy Straight, Regional Planner II New River Valley Regional Commission Phone: 540.639.9313 E-mail: cstraight@nrvrc.org http://nrvrc.org/hazardmitigation/ Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan Available for Public Comment   Radford, VA – The draft New River Valley Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for public comment. A series of open houses will be held throughout the New River Valley to encourage citizen involvement in the plan. In Giles County,...

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Dec 01 2016

Small Town Christmas Returns To Pearisburg

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Small Town Christmas Returns To Pearisburg Submitted by: Dianne Dinger Heading to a big city for the holidays can be exciting—but small towns such as Pearisburg, offer charming events, mom-and-pop stores with one-of-a-kind gifts, and family fun activities. Pearisburg celebrates the holidays with everything from a parade to breakfast with Santa and, a holiday-themed event at the historic...

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Jun 13 2016

June 25- Open House at Mountain Lake Biological Station

June 25- Open House at Mountain Lake Biological Station Open House at Mountain Lake Biological Station Date and time: June 25, 2016, 2:00 – 5:00 pm Location: Mountain Lake Biological Station, 240 Salt Pond Road, Pembroke, VA 24136 Mountain Lake Biological Station (MLBS), a University of Virginia field station located in Pembroke, VA, will hold its annual Open House on Saturday, June 25 from 2:00 – 5:00...

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May 13 2016

May 21- Newport Recreation Center Open House & Pig Roast

May 21- Newport Recreation Center Open House & Pig Roast Giles County, VA- Just off Route 460, 8 miles west of Blacksburg there sits the charming, historic, Village of Newport. While the Village is home to few; many enjoy using Route 42 as a bicycle route, stopping to see the century-old Sinking Creek Covered Bridge, or visiting the oldest continuous fair...

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