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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NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT OFFERS FREE SEASONAL FLU VACCINE AT DRIVE-THRU CLINIC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2020 Media Contact: Noelle Bissell, M.D., health director, New River Health District, 540-585-3300Robert Parker, public information officer, Western Region, robert.parker@vdh.virginia.gov NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT OFFERS FREE SEASONAL FLU VACCINE AT DRIVE-THRU CLINIC   (CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia) – The New River Health District (NRHD) will offer free seasonal flu vaccine at a special drive-thru dispensing clinic on Wednesday, October 14 from...

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COVID-19 Topics for the NRV

Halloween represents an exciting and fun time of the year for children and adults alike, but the current Halloween season may look different this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone can protect themselves from COVID-19 by avoiding people who live outside of your household, wearing a mask in public settings, frequent hand washing, and staying 6 feet apart...

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Bald Knob, Mountain Lake, Pembroke, VA
Sep 18 2020

Scenic Outdoor Adventures Road Trip

Scenic Outdoor Adventures Road Trip Some fresh air and scenic views sound like a great makeup of a Scenic Outdoor Adventure Road Trip or staycation! Come travel along with us through Giles County as we highlight scenic byways, beautiful vistas, and share tips on how to peep at some of the best views you could experience!   So your family or group of...

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People posing for a picture at Cascade Falls
Sep 11 2020

Epic Road Trip Destination | Virginia’s Mountain Playground

Epic Road Trip Destination | Virginia's Mountain Playground   Experience an epic outdoor road trip and staycation through Virginia’s Mountain Playground™. If you find yourself driving a motorcycle, convertible, or RV this is your map to epic outdoor adventures. Whatever your mode of transportation, Giles has your wide open adventure!   Not sure where to start on your motorcycle adventure? GearHead Moto Tours in...

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Garbage Pick-up

Due to unforeseen conditions, the trash pick up will be moved up 1 day this week. If your regular pick up is today, Monday, it will be picked up tomorrow. If your regular pick up day is on Tuesday, it will be picked up Wednesday and so forth.   Next week will be the same schedule as this week due to the Labor Day...

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Aug 10 2020

Giles County Tourism Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing

Giles County Tourism Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing Giles County Tourism has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available to Virginia’s Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) across the Commonwealth that have been heavily impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic to fund recovery marketing initiatives. $866,504...

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