The Palisades Restaurant Owner Receives Restaurateur of the Year Award, 2019

Shaena Muldoon receives Jim Wordsworth Award- Restaurateur of the Year [caption id="attachment_26701" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Barry Biggar, Ordinary Awards Co-Chair, Shaena Muldoon, Restaurateur of the Year, Debbie Donehey, Ordinary Awards Co-Chair the night of the awards.[/caption]   VRLTA Announces 17 Honorees at 4th Annual Dinner at The Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa | Short Pump Richmond, Va   The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA)...

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Oct 27 2019

Giles County to Receive Technical Assistance to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy

Giles County to Receive Technical Assistance to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Recently, in support of the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) are announcing that they have selected 10 communities under...

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ACCE Opportunity too Good to Pass Up

ACCE Opportunity too Good to Pass Up   Giles County, VA- The ACCE program has provided an opportunity for young people to explore post high school options for seven years. Many of these students find that the opportunity is too good to pass up. Today we hear a little insight from a first year ACCE student, Nathan Gilbert.   From Nathan: “My name is...

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Beautiful Angel’s Rest

Beautiful Angel's Rest If you’d like a longer hike with a lot of great views, this is the hike for you! Start out at the Mill Creek Parking lot; from Main Street in Narrows, turn onto Northview Street and go all the way to the end of the road. It will turn into a gravel road and  the parking lot will...

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Giles ACCE Allows for Further Education

Giles ACCE Allows for Further Education   Giles County, VA- We are getting closer to the Muddy ACCE Race and our young people are enjoying a summer of community service, friendships, and memory making. Soon our ACCE students will be returning to New River Community College to begin their semesters. Today we hear a little insight from current ACCE student, Hunter Trenar.   [caption...

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Awesome Gal, the movie, LLC Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition

Awesome Gal Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition   (Radford, VA, July 22, 2019) – Deborah Ring, Executive Producer, of Awesome Gal, the movie, LLC, and Director Frank M. Calo, FMC Productions, have won a prestigious Best of Show for an Inspirational Tight Short from WRPN.TV Short, Tight, and Loose Film Festival. The award was given for Director Frank Calo’s exciting teaser...

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ACCE STUDENT DANCING HER WAY TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Giles County, VA- There are mere weeks left until the Muddy ACCE Race, but we’re helping to set these young people up for a lifetime. The Giles ACCE program asked participants what it means to them to be a part of the process (trust us, they’ll tell you it’s a process). Today we hear from Madison Keaton, an Access to Community...

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The Glen Alton Wetlands

The Glen Alton Wetlands Glen Alton is a picturesque farm in Giles County maintained by the US Forest Service. It is located 13 miles up State Rte. 635 (Big Stony Creek Rd.). This is usually a good,  turn off the AC, roll your window down and smell the earth kind of ride. Don’t be surprised to see deer, squirrels and other...

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May 28 2019

Pearis Cemetery-A Short Stroll on the Appalachian Trail

Pearis Cemetery-A Short Stroll on the AT Written by Teresa Fletcher   I’ve had a few people tell me that they’d love to go on a hike on the Appalachian Trail, but they just don’t think they can climb a mountain. I always reply to this that I know just the place for them to go. The Pearis Cemetery trailhead is located at...

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Angels Rest Creates Hiker Heaven

Angels Rest creates hiker heaven By Su Clauson-Wicker Special to The Roanoke Times   -  May 5, 2019   PEARISBURG — Chiropractor Pippa Chapman bought her 7-acre wooded home site behind Pearisburg’s Food Lion Plaza so she could have privacy.   But on a Tuesday in late April, it’s anything but private.   Visitors have set up five tents and a hammock in her backyard. Three RVs stand...

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