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Oct 27 2019

Giles County to Receive Technical Assistance to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy

Giles County to Receive Technical Assistance to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Recently, in support of the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service and the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) are announcing that they have selected 10 communities under...

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GILES COUNTY LIFTS OUTDOOR BURNING BAN

Media Release Contact: Chris McKlarney, County Administrator County of Giles Phone: (540) 921-2525 Fax (540) 921-1329 Email: cmcklarney@gilescounty.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2019 GILES COUNTY LIFTS OUTDOOR BURNING BAN Due to rainfall over the past two weeks, Giles County has lifted the ban on outdoor burning effective immediately. Because drought conditions still exist, the County urges that extreme caution be exercised with outdoor fires...

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Oct 21 2019

Oct 25 | Giles Community Film Screening Night

Giles Community Film Screening Night   Giles County is Virginia’s Mountain Playground™. It is also the place to play, stay, love, and enjoy and that is just what will be showcased at the second Giles Community Film Screening Night on April 26th. Many film and productions crews have found Giles to be a special place to work including feature films like Dirty...

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ANGEL TREE 2019

[caption id="attachment_26679" align="aligncenter" width="957"] Storefront of the Giles County Christian Service Mission[/caption] Angle Tree 2019 From Leisa: "It’s Angel Tree time at the Giles County Christian Service Mission.  The deadline for client applications is Monday November 11th at 2pm.  We have applications at the mission to be completed by the parents or legal guardians. If you are an agency requesting applications for your clients,...

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Sale of Surplus Property

The Giles County PSA is currently accepting sealed bids for six gas used gas pump removed from various locations throughout the County. The operating condition of the pumps are unknown. They are being sold as is without any warranty of their fitness for use. The pumps will be sold as a single lot and not individually....

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Giles Thrive: Food Security group adds Saturday feeding program

Giles Thrive: Food Security group adds Saturday feeding program On September 28th, the Giles Thrive Program will be piloting a Saturday feeding program for Giles kids and their families.  This program is an expansion of the Giles Public School’s Summer Food Program.  Although the program is intended to most directly address children’s hunger issues over the weekend, anyone who may be...

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Sep 27 2019

JBR Vineyards | Way Down Yonder In The Paw Paw Patch

JBR Vineyards | Way Down Yonder In The Paw Paw Patch JBR Vineyards & Winery announces its First Annual Paw Paw Festival to be held on Oct.13 from 1:30 to 4:30 at the Giles County facility located at 1360 Springdale Road, Pearisburg, VA 24134. - Come and help plant paw paw trees to create our own paw paw patch. - Learn about paw...

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GILES COUNTY DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY DUE TO DROUGHT CONDITIONS

Giles County has declared a Local Emergency and issued a ban on outdoor burning and open fires effective September 20, 2019 at 8:00 am due to drought conditions that have resulted in fire hazard conditions that create extreme fire danger. Pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board of Supervisors violations of the burn ban constitute a class 3 misdemeanor and...

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Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative supported by New York Life

Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative supported by New York Life   Giles County public schools have joined the efforts of The Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative (GSSI) as part of New York Life's nationwide effort to better equip educators and other school personnel to care for grieving students. 1 in 15 children experiences the death of a parent or sibling by the time he or she...

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ACCE Opportunity too Good to Pass Up

ACCE Opportunity too Good to Pass Up   Giles County, VA- The ACCE program has provided an opportunity for young people to explore post high school options for seven years. Many of these students find that the opportunity is too good to pass up. Today we hear a little insight from a first year ACCE student, Nathan Gilbert.   From Nathan: “My name is...

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