Nov 21 2022

Bald Eagle Release November 2022

Bald Eagle Release November 2022 On October 14th, 2022 Giles County Animal Control picked up a grounded adult Bald Eagle in Dublin.  The eagle was transported to the SW Virginia Wildlife Center in Roanoke, Virginia where it was stabilized and assessed for injuries.  It was determined the eagle had a small corneal ulcer in its left eye and had lead in...

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Jobs, Careers, Fairs for Giles County Area

Career & Job Opportunities in the Giles area   Click on the image below to be redirected to more information. If you have knowledge of an opportunity open to the Giles area (residents or employees) please email to tourism@gilescounty.org for inclusion on our posting here. [caption id="attachment_39952" align="alignleft" width="791"] www.ufpi.com/pearisburg[/caption] [caption id="attachment_39953" align="alignleft" width="791"] www.ufpi.com/pearisburg[/caption] ...

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October 11-12 | Virginia Mortgage Relief Program Hosts Application Assistance in Roanoke and Montgomery Counties

Virginia Mortgage Relief Program Hosts Application Assistance Outreach Event Program Staff Onsite in Roanoke and Montgomery Counties   The Virginia Mortgage Relief Program, or VMRP, was established through the 2021 American Rescue Plan to address mortgage and other qualified home ownership-related delinquencies to avoid default, foreclosure, or displacement due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   VMRP will be in Roanoke and Montgomery Counties: Location:     The Villages at...

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Aug 21 2022

Take it Easy & Enjoy Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Take it Easy & Enjoy Virginia’s Mountain Playground   All attractions and locations listed in this post are well suited for a low-impact, high enjoyment trip to Giles.   You work hard, you do good things, you deserve to rest and relax in Virginia’s Mountain Playground. Read on for a perfectly packaged trip to Giles County, Virginia. Day 1:   Traveling through Giles on your arrival, you...

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Aug 08 2022

Pets welcome in Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Pets welcome in Virginia’s Mountain Playground All locations and attractions mentioned are welcoming of pets on your visit…   Traveling with your best friends or man’s best friend, Giles is ready to welcome you to Virginia’s Mountain Playground. From a place to stay, things to do, and adventures to have- Giles is a pet friendly destination. Read on for a two-day suggested trip...

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Study Participation Notice

Hello Giles County! My name is Marti Wagnon (formerly Williams), and I'm a lifelong Giles County resident currently working on my PhD at Virginia Tech. I am looking for any Giles County resident who would be willing to participate in a 1-hour interview to discuss their experiences with internet/broadband within the county. Details are in the flyer below.   If you are...

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Jul 25 2022

Family Time is time well spent in Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Family Time is time well spent in Virginia’s Mountain Playground   All items and locations are perfect to add to your trip with your family, large or small, to Giles   Close knit group or large family gathering- read on for trip inspiration and plan to come to Giles. There’s always so much to consider when planning a family get-away. With Giles’ easy to...

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Jul 15 2022

The Town of Narrows appointed Terry Nicholson as Town Manager

The Town of Narrows appointed Terry Nicholson as Town Manager at their Town Council meeting on Monday, July 11, 2022.  In this role, Mr. Nicholson will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Town government, implementing policies and priorities set by the elected officials on Town Council.  Mr. Nicholson is currently the chair of the Narrows Planning Commission, having...

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Jul 12 2022

CodeRED Giles County

Giles County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with Giles County Administration introduced the CodeRed Emergency Notification System to the citizens of Giles County 13 years ago. This notification system has proven to be a successful tool in notifying citizens of emergency situations affecting the area in which they live such as potential flooding, power outages, unsafe emergency situations, and emergency situations...

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Jul 11 2022

Adventuresome Fun in Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Adventuresome Fun in Virginia’s Mountain Playground   All of the locations and attractions mentioned here are perfect escapes for couples and small groups to explore while visiting Giles County, VA.   Waking up to amazing sunrises over the New River, sipping wine, canoeing along with breathtaking scenery, and fine dining- the perfect multi-day trip for you and your special someone. Read on to discover...

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