New River Valley Small Business Grant Launched

New River Valley Small Business Grant   New River Valley- Small businesses in the New River Valley have access to up to $15,000 for small business grants to combat the impacts of the COVID19 pandemic. The Counties of Floyd, Giles, Pulaski, and Montgomery have jointly established a regional $1.6 million grant fund, known as the New River Valley Small Business Resiliency Grant...

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Bride and Groom in front of Mountain Lake Lodge in wedding attire
Dec 08 2020

Mountain Lake Lodge Winner Of The Knot’s Best Of Weddings 2021

Mountain Lake Lodge Winner Of The Knot’s Best Of Weddings 2021 PEMBROKE, VA/DECEMBER 2, 2020 – Mountain Lake Lodge is ecstatic to announce that they have been named a 2021 winner in The Knot’s Best of Weddings. The prestigious recognition is only awarded to the top five percent of wedding professionals across the country and is decided based off of the...

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Housekeeping Staff at Kairos Wilderness Resort

Kairos Resort is looking for a flexible, diligent, responsible person (or people) to add to their team! The unique property features three yurts that guests have been enjoying, but they are in need of housekeeping staff to meet the growing business. This is approximately 20-35 hours a week and the right person needs to be able to work weekends and be...

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New River
Sep 23 2020

Virtual ReNew the New 2020

ReNew Goes Virtual!   For sixteen years ReNew The New and Giles County PSA have hosted “Fall Into The New” at the end of every summer. Thirty-seven miles of the New River run through Giles and every year one third, of those miles, was designated for cleanup. ReNew borrowed canoes from local outfitters, the Boy Scouts, and a number of recreation programs...

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backroads in the fall
Sep 18 2020

Scenic Outdoor Adventures Road Trip

Scenic Outdoor Adventures Road Trip Some fresh air and scenic views sound like a great makeup of a Scenic Outdoor Adventure Road Trip or staycation! Come travel along with us through Giles County as we highlight scenic byways, beautiful vistas, and share tips on how to peep at some of the best views you could experience!   So your family or group of...

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Giles County Halloween Event Request

  Halloween will be here soon! Last year, the Giles County Sheriff’s Office “Saved Halloween” from inclement weather. This year, we would like to “Save Halloween” from Covid-19! We’re partnering with the Pearisburg Merchants Association and the Giles Chamber of Commerce to host a fun, safe event for everyone to enjoy! We can’t do this alone so we are asking for your...

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Sep 12 2020

2nd Annual Paw Paw Festival at JBR Vineyards

2nd Annual Paw Paw Festival at JBR Vineyards Come and learn about this interesting native Appalachian fruit at JBR Vineyards & Winery. Free to attend! Dog friendly. Also, taste our locally grown, produced, and bottled hand-crafted wines. See a working winery and vineyard. $1.00/taste.      $5.00/glass.     Bottles: $10 - $25.00 + tax. The following Paw Paw products will be available: Paw Paw Mead,...

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Housekeeper at Inn at Riverbend

Live, work, & play in Virginia's Mountain Playground at the award winning Inn at Riverbend. from the Inn at Riverbend:  7 room Inn at Riverbend 10-20 hrs a week Starts @ $10/hr with opportunity for growth; Hourly pay Paid every two weeks Requires physical activity Cleaning rooms, making beds, laundry, general tidiness, room cleaning Attention to detail, self motivator to get...

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Aug 21 2020

Mill Creek | More than just a creek…

Let’s talk about Narrows… A little, rural town of a less than 2,000 residents, Narrows, Virginia is quite possibly the epic center of easy-to-access, family friendly outdoor adventures. We’ll walk you through some prime examples of how to spend some time basking in the great outdoors…   We start at Mill Creek Nature Park. Truthfully you could spend all day at Mill Creek...

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