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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DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY DUE TO DROUGHT CONDITIONS

    Media Release       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 20, 2021   GILES COUNTY DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY DUE TO DROUGHT CONDITIONS   CONTACT:  Jon Butler, Emergency Services Coordinator   PHONE:                     540-921-2525   EMAIL:                     jbutler@gilescounty.org   FAX:              540-921-1329     Giles County has declared a Local Emergency and issued a ban on all outdoor burning and open fires effective immediately due to drought conditions that have resulted in fire hazard conditions that create extreme fire danger....

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Oct 11 2021

Bicycling, Mountain Biking, & More in Giles

Bicycling, Mountain Biking, & More in Giles   Tucked in Southwest Virginia with easy access from major cities and interstates, Giles County, Virginia bodes well for your cycling destination. The rural county with a population of just under 17,000 people, has 37 miles of the New River Water Trail, 62 miles of the Appalachian Trail, 92 square miles of Jefferson National Forest,...

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER’S TAX SALE

NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSIONER’S TAX SALE NOTICE is hereby given that on the 12th day of November, 2021, at 12:00 noon, in the Circuit Courtroom for Giles County, Virginia, located on the 2nd Floor of the Giles County Courthouse Building, 501 Wenonah Avenue, Pearisburg, Virginia, Taylor Linkous, Auctioneer, acting on behalf of the County of Giles as to parcels owned by...

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Mill Creek Falls
Sep 17 2021

Mill Creek | More than just a creek…

Let’s talk about Narrows…   A little, rural town of a less than 2,000 residents, Narrows, Virginia is quite possibly the epi-center of easy-to-access, family friendly outdoor adventures. We’ll walk you through some prime examples of how to spend some time basking in the great outdoors…   We start at Mill Creek Nature Park. Truthfully you could spend all day at Mill Creek Nature...

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Giles County Trail Center Concept

Giles County Trail Center Concept Original Post from NRVRC Updates   The New River Valley Regional Commission is excited to partner with Friends of Southwest Virginia and Giles County on the development of a new River/Trail Center.  The project will break ground this Fall on the grounds of historic Mountain Lake property.  The Center is anticipated to serve as a nucleus for information...

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Public Notice – FONSI document

Date of Publication: July 9, 2021 TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSON: Giles County River/Trail Center Project   Giles County is partnering with Friends of Southwest Virginia, Mountain Lake Lodge, the Virginia Departments of Transportation (VDOT) and Housing and Community Development (DHCD), and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy to construct a new River/Trail/Visitors Center. The Center will include changing facilities, restrooms, and other amenities...

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