NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – Community Development Block Grant

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Giles County will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 18st at 7:00pm to solicit public input on their intent to apply to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to support COVID-19 relief efforts. The CDBG program is offering assistance to local governments in response to the...

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Jun 01 2020

5 Unexpected Destinations

Explore what Virginia's Mountain Playground has to offer you in the New River Valley of Virginia. While spending your spring break conquering roller coasters at Busch Gardens or reliving Virginia’s founding moments at popular historic spots like Colonial Williamsburg are always fun options for the family, consider looking at a less-traveled destination for your vacation to avoid the...

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Updated | Small Business Service Adjustments in Giles

Our Giles County businesses are open to serve you! And they thank you for your support at this time!   Some however, are implementing adjusted services for the time being. Please see our list below with links to our businesses Facebook pages.   JBR Vineyards - JBR Vineyards & Winery is thrilled to announce our Grand Re-opening that will happen this coming week-end....

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Cascades to reopen 5/23

The Cascades recreational area will reopen tomorrow, Saturday, May 23rd. Due to recent weather, the lower trail may be blocked due to washout. Please be mindful of safety and any posted instruction. Have a safe & nice Memorial Day weekend. [caption id="attachment_24768" align="alignnone" width="1024"] The Cascades are a must-visit spot for waterfall lovers in Southwest Virginia.[/caption]...

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GILES ~ A River Runs Through It An Art Contest for The Children of Giles

We had an excellent selection of art turned in for the "A River Runs Through It" Giles County Art Contest. It was hard for the judges to choose, but alas, the final winners are listed below. Thank you to all who participated. We hope you enjoyed the opportunity to express your love of the New River and Giles County as...

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Apr 05 2020

New River Health District Announces First Cases Of COVID-19 In Giles County

New River Health District Announces First Cases of COVID-19 in Giles County   (CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia) – The New River Health District confirmed two additional cases of COVID-19 in the district. Both are residents of Giles County. Both are self-isolating at home, and health department staff are conducting a contact investigation, to identify those who had contact with the patients, assess their risk...

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Apr 02 2020

Mill Creek Nature Park’s Sentinel Point Hike

Mill Creek Nature Park’s Sentinel Point Hike Please know that at the time of this posting, Mill Creek was open to enjoy fresh air and exercise- but at any point if that changes, abide by the locked gate and do not enter. Practice social distancing and no groups larger than 10. Maintain distance between all members of the hiking party, and...

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Mar 23 2020

Top 10 Outdoor Activities to Refresh & Get Away

Top 10 Outdoor Activities to Refresh & Get Away   Giles County is home to many outdoor adventures and recreation opportunities. Consider these Top 10 activities. (Although not in any particular order- there's just that much good stuff!)   Visit the Sinking Creek Covered Bridge Talk a stroll on one of the Wellness Trails Hike to Sentinel Point Narrows at Mill Creek Nature...

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Mar 20 2020

Giles County Launches “Senior Check” Program

Giles County Launches “Senior Check” Program [caption id="attachment_27037" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo by CDC on Unsplash[/caption] We Ask the Entire Community to Help In the interest of maximizing protection to the valuable, older and COVID-19 vulnerable citizens of Giles County, the Giles Senior Check Program is today being launched.  Senior Check consists of a network of dedicated, local service providers working alongside county, town...

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Giles County Launches “Senior Check” Program

We Ask the Entire Community to Help In the interest of maximizing protection to the valuable, older and COVID-19 vulnerable citizens of Giles County, the Giles Senior Check Program is today being launched.  Senior Check consists of a network of dedicated, local service providers working alongside county, town and school personnel. You may already be receiving benefits from some of these...

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