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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Jun 26 2022

July is Hot Dog Month!!

July is National Hot Dog Month!? We certainly didn’t know for a while, but now we know, we’re spreading the word. No matter how you like your hot dog, you’ll be happy to know that Giles County has you covered. Here are the places to go, when you’re craving that summer tradition of a good ‘ol hot dog:   Friends and Family |...

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Castle Rock Golf Course, Pembroke, VA
Jun 23 2022

Castle Rock Golf and Recreation | Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Castle Rock Golf and Recreation | Virginia's Mountain Playground   [embed]https://youtu.be/jc4MJ1DhKRg[/embed]   Castle Rock Golf and Recreation is located in the quiet town of Pembroke overlooking the New River and its’ namesake “Castle Rock”, in Giles County. The views from the course are of breathtaking vistas of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains and no matter what season you decide to play, you will be...

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Giles County is now a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™

Giles County is now a member of NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™  initiative. The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative is an effort to formally recognize NOAA partners who are improving the nation’s readiness against extreme weather, water, and climate events. As a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador, our community is committing to work with NOAA and other Ambassadors to strengthen national resilience against extreme weather.   [caption...

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Coyote Bounty Notice

The allotted funds for the Coyote Bounty for Fiscal Year 2022 have all been expended, and no additional bounties will be paid as of April 9, 2022. The Giles County Board of Supervisors will revisit the continuance of the coyote bounty for Fiscal Year 2023. Notice will be posted if the Board decides to fund the program for the upcoming...

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