Aug 23 2018

Governor Northam Unveils Newest LOVEwork

Governor Northam Unveils Newest LOVEwork in Giles County Sculpture features 3,500 painted rocks by children across the county [caption id="attachment_25999" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Governor Ralph Northam in Pearisburg, Aug 21, 2018[/caption] PEARISBURG—On Tuesday, August 21 Governor Ralph Northam unveiled the newest LOVEwork on Main Street in Pearisburg. The Governor was joined by Rita McClenny, president and CEO of Virginia Tourism Corporation, members of the...

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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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Backyard Tourist Spotlight on GearHead Moto Tours

Backyard Tourist Spotlight on GearHead Moto Tours Today we take a ride on the adventurous side with GearHead Moto Tours, the new motorcycle touring company based in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia. GearHead Junction & GearHead Moto Tours are owned and operated by Terry Rafferty. GearHead has been operated now for a little over 2 years!   GearHead Moto Tours’s primary purpose is to...

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Pearisburg Community Market

Pearisburg Community Market Join the Pearisburg Community Market on July 26th for some yummy food, shopping, and great entertainment from the Panjammers! The Market opens at 5:30 p.m and the Panjammers will start the free, outdoor concert at 6:00p.m. The food will be provided by the Giles Lions Breakfast Club and will have a tropical feel! So bring the family out...

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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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Angels Rest view AT Pearisburg
Jun 19 2018

Appalachian Trail – Kimberling Creek to Narrows

Appalachian Trail – Kimberling Creek to Narrows Originally posted to Virginia Trail Guide. Read HERE. Follow Adam & Christine along the Appalachian Trail through parts of Giles County. See their full album of pictures HERE. ---   We decided to celebrate Christine’s birthday by completing a section of the Appalachian Trail over a few days.  I had a couple of surprises for her along the way which...

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public art in Pearisburg
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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Landscape picture of Giles Community Garden
Jan 18 2018

2017 Giles Community Garden Report

2017 Giles Community Garden Report A Partnership of Christ Episcopal Church & The Giles Breakfast Lions Club The 2017 season, our third full year, is best summed up in one word: Growth.   This growth took place in the garden, program, grants, gifts and partnerships. We enter 2018 with great hopes for the future of the Giles Community Garden. All these blessings will be reported...

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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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Holiday lights on tree
Nov 09 2017

Giles Holiday Events & Festivities

Giles Holiday Events & Festivities   The following is a list of community activities happening throughout December, this holiday season: December 1-3 | Christmas with the Johnstons at the Giles County Historical Society December 1 - 5:30-8:30pm -Enjoy the beauty of the Andrew Johnston House by candlelight -Bonfire in front yard with hot apple cider served to visitors -Enjoy fresh, homemade treats in Mrs. Johnston's Kitchen -Museum &...

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