Jun 14 2023

Giles County Transit Study 2023

Giles County, in partnership with the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, is conducting a Transportation Needs Study to better understand how public transit may help residents get around the community. As there is currently no transit in the county, Giles County is looking for feedback from residents to help create a strategy plan for potential transit service.   Giles County has...

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APPALACHIAN POWER ISSUES WARNING ABOUT WATER LEVELS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APPALACHIAN POWER ISSUES WARNING ABOUT WATER LEVELS DOWNSTREAM OF CLAYTOR AND LEESVILLE DAMS   ROANOKE, Va., June 1, 2023 – Appalachian Power wants boaters, kayakers, tubers, and other recreational users downstream of Claytor and Leesville dams to know water levels on the New and Roanoke rivers could rise rapidly starting Friday, June 2, and continue to fluctuate throughout the weekend.   The...

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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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Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity Floodplain

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain   To: All interested Agencies, Groups and Individuals   This is to give notice that Giles County has determined that the following proposed action under HUD’s Economic Development Initiative program and grant #B-23-CP-VA-1472 is located in the 100-year floodplain, and Giles County will be identifying and...

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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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Pearisburg Day Trip

SUGGESTED ITINERARY | PEARISBURG DAY TRIP   Morning- Enjoy breakfast at Sugar + Flour.  They are located on South Main Street in Pearisburg, the county seat and as such there are many things to do and enjoy in this community.   For the rest of your morning delight in shopping and strolling the historic downtown. Pearis Mercantile is a premier gift shop in the region. Located...

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