RAVE ALERT

This is a Giles County Rave Alert from the Giles County Public Service Authority:   Effective immediately all household garbage should be contained in a trash bag for collection.  Bags of trash placed in cans are acceptable. Other loose residential trash will be accepted at any one  of our convenience centers during their normal hours of operation for disposal.  We appreciate...

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Giles covered bridge with flowers in forefront
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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Update from Giles County Administration

Update from Giles County Administration   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Beginning Friday, March 20, 2020, Giles County Administrative Offices will begin to offer drive-up service. All services will be available to the public but conducted outside of the building. This change is being made in an effort to comply with COVID-19 guidelines for social distancing. Before coming to the office, please call us at...

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Attention – NOTICE FROM GILES COUNTY

NOTICE FROM GILES COUNTY ADMINISTRATION REGARDING BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING ON MARCH 19, 2020 AT 6:30 pm At this time the Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for tomorrow night will proceed as planned, HOWEVER the public hearing for the VDOT 6 year road improvement plan will not be held and will be re-advertised for a subsequent date. The postponement will not...

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Jumpstart Giles
Mar 17 2020

POSTPONED | Support for New & Expanding Business with Jumpstart Giles

Due to the ongoing, developing situation I’ve just heard that our Jumpstart Pitch Night will be postponed to a future date. As that information becomes available I will certainly share those details. Thank you for all your support and continued efforts for this program.  Support for New & Expanding Business with Jumpstart Giles   Giles County, VA- Giles County, Virginia is encouraging small...

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boat landing on New River with people in canoes
Mar 16 2020

POSTPONED Recreation Economy for Rural Communities in Giles County and Pembroke, VA | Workshop Invitation

Due to the developing situation and fact that many of our state and federal partners and their agencies now have travel restrictions through the end of the month, we have found it prudent to postpone our Recreation Economy for Rural Communities workshops, scheduled for March 25-27. We very much look forward to hosting this workshop series and working with local,...

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Spring Up Wolf Creek

A Super Spring Adventure From Ragsdale Field in Narrows to Rocky Gap, VA Saturday, April 25th, 2020     Ride as much you or as little as you wish of the 42-mile course. Enjoy the spring scenery along a challenging route Support Glasses for the Needy and Sight Conservation Water and fruit will be provided Register by April 6th and receive a free t-shirt     Bob...

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Informational Resources for COVID-19

Giles County will adhere to the protocols and advice provided by our local health department and the CDC should it reach Southwest, Va. Please do your part to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases to include hand washing, covering our coughs and sneezes, and staying at home when you are ill....

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