Best of Virginia from Giles County

We are excited to highlight the following businesses, attractions, people, & places from Giles County who were recently recognized in Virginia Living Magazine in their Best of Virginia 2023 (Southwest Virginia) edition. To get a copy of the issue for yourself, visit the Virginia Living online store, HERE. [gallery link="none" size="full" columns="2" ids="40379,40393,40392,40391,40390,40389,40388,40387,40386,40385,40384,40383,40382,40381,40380" orderby="rand"]  ...

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May 09 2023

Giles County Receives Marketing Grant for Destination Experiences

Giles County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing   Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that Giles County received $20,000.00 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) Regional Marketing Program (RMP). In total, VTC awarded more than $3.2 million for 236 local and regional tourism marketing programs across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism.   Giles County received...

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May 05 2023

Explanation Of Mass Meeting To Select Candidate For Election To General Assembly

Explanation Of Mass Meeting To Select Candidate For Election To General Assembly   The purpose of this information to provide notice to and answer questions of residents of Giles County regarding the upcoming process to select a Republican candidate for election as the District 42 member of the Virginia House of Delegates.  House District 42 comprises all of Giles County, the City...

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May 01 2023

Giles County Trail Center at Mountain Lake Lodge Celebrates Construction Kick Off With A Groundbreaking Ceremony

Friends of Southwest Virginia & regional partners break ground on the Giles County Trail Center at Mountain Lake Lodge in Pembroke, Virginia   (PEMBROKE, Va. – Friday, April 28, 2023) – Friends of Southwest Virginia, Giles County, and Mountain Lake Lodge held a celebratory groundbreaking Friday to commemorate the construction of the Giles County Trail Center at Mountain Lake Lodge. The visitor...

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Apr 19 2023

Patrick Enterprises Corporation Embraces 40th Anniversary and Looks to Future Growth

Patrick Enterprises Corporation Embraces 40th Anniversary and Looks to Future Growth   Teresa Collins, CEO and President of Patrick Enterprises Corporation in Pembroke, Virginia, shared about the exciting opportunities ahead for the company and how being involved in the community is top-of-mind as they develop from within Giles County. The 25 employees of Patrick Enterprises are what stands out the most to...

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Mar 19 2023

April 13th | Family Fun Festival

All are invited to the Spring Family Fun Festival Thursday, April 13th | 3-6:30PM at 1 Taylor Avenue, Pearisburg, VA. As of 3/20/23 Current List of Vendors: (Each agency will have a game set up at their table with prizes to give away!) Celanese Giles Early Education Project (GEEP) Pearisburg Junior Women's Club Giles Political Action Giles Health & Family Aetna NRV...

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Feb 04 2023

ACCE All In Program Focuses on Community Service and Volunteerism

Giles County’s ACCE “All In” Program Focuses on Community Service and Volunteerism   Giles County announced that ‘ACCE All In’ will be their new student community service portion of the Access to Community College Education program (ACCE). ACCE All In will take the place of the Muddy ACCE Race and will build on existing service projects to directly serve Giles County and...

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Feb 01 2023

2023 “Best of the Blue Ridge” Winners

2023 “Best of the Blue Ridge” Winners Official Award Announcement for Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine 13th Annual Best of the Blue Ridge Awards From Blue Ridge Outdoors Wondering where the top trails are in the Blue Ridge? Or where can you get the best local cider and pizza after a day of adventure? Well, our readers have spoken!    Beginning in October of 2022, readers of...

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Jan 31 2023

Thurs, April 13th | Spring Family Fun Festival

SPRING FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL THURSDAY, APRIL 13TH 3:00 - 6:30PM | 1 TAYLOR AVENUE PEARISBURG BOUNCE HOUSE, GAMES, PRIZES, & TREATS! EVERYTHING IS FREE!! JOIN YOUR NRV COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AS WE CELEBRATE FAMILIES AND HAPPY, HEALTHY CHILDHOODS. HOSTED BY: GILES COUNTY ACCE ALL IN & NRV CARES  ...

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