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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Dec 21 2022

A Message from Mountain Lake Lodge

A Message from Mountain Lake Lodge Last week we woke to terrible news – the passing of Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss. Mountain Lake Lodge (also known as Kellerman’s Mountain House) was richly blessed to have had our lives touched by tWitch and his lovely wife, Allison, last year when The Real Dirty Dancing, a celebrity reality dance competition, was filmed here. The filming...

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Coyote Bounty Notice

Coyote Bounty Notice The Giles County Board of Supervisors voted for the continuance of the coyote bounty for Fiscal Year 2023 with a total budgeted amount of $2,500. The bounty will be paid until these funds have been expended.  You can find the required landowner’s statement as well as a copy of the coyote bounty ordinance on the Animal Control page...

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Man, dog, and young boy in canoe on water
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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canoes as seen from above on the New River
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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Ice Cream Adventures

Do you need a summer treat to beat the heat? Don’t we all! Giles County has some spectacular places to grab a cold, sweet ice cold treat! With the days getting longer, and much hotter, everyone needs to stay cool. Here are some of the few places to check out!   Cascade Café🡪 After a hiking the Cascades, the Cascade Café is a...

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