Mar 21 2018

Glen Lyn Day Trip

SUGGESTED ITINERARY | GLEN LYN DAY TRIP Morning- A visit to Glen Lyn can begin at the Glen Lyn Town Office, located at 205 Houston Lane.   A beautiful long walking and biking trail system starts at the Town Hall and follows Hwy. 460 going under the bridge and then through the Glen Lyn Park and along the New River. The trail is 1.73...

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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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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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Mar 8th- Ribbon Cutting Event at Christian Mission

Ribbon Cutting Event at Giles County Christian Mission The Giles County Christian Service Mission will host a Ribbon-Cutting event to celebrate the expansion of its food pantry and to formally announce its new partnership with Feeding America Southwest Virginia Wednesday, March 8 at 9:00 a.m. Additionally, the Mission is excited to announce the expansion of its operating hours to include Saturdays...

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Program Leaders Boast about ACCE

[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] ACCE December Column Program Leaders Boast about ACCE   Dr. Lewis Webb who serves on the NRCC Educational Foundation, the local Giles ACCE Development Committee, and supported the Muddy ACCE Race event speaks at the Appreciation Dinner where students and guests shared success stories of the program. Giles County- The holiday season is here and many students, out of...

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Giles County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

[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] Giles County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing Richmond, VA- Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that Giles County received $21,177 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund. In total VTC awarded $927,000 for 43 tourism marketing projects across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism. The...

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Official Southwest Virginia Branding And Tourism Region Announced

Official Southwest Virginia Branding And Tourism Region Announced October 19, 2016 ABINGDON, VA – Yesterday, the efforts of many became a reality as the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation unveiled the new branding for Southwest Virginia. Delegate Terry G. Kilgore and Bill Shelton of the Department of Housing and Community Development spoke about the hard work that has been put in since 2003...

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Giles County Anti-Pipeline Public Forum

Where: Doe Creek Farm, 412 Doe Creek Farm Rd., Pembroke When: Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 7-9 PM Opposed to a high pressure 42 inch gas pipeline routed through Giles County? Dismayed that a federal agency can grant eminent domain to a private corporation to ride rough shod through the heart of our county and take private lands? Aware of the Draft Environmental...

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Jul 26 2016

Sept 17- New River Water Trail Poker Float

September 17- New River Water Trail Poker Float Giles County is hosting the first New River Water Trail Poker Float! Ever heard of a Poker Run? Well, this event is the same amount of fun with just a bit more water. Whether you are a pro in the water or are just starting to get your feet wet, our Poker Float is the...

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