GilesCoVa News

  • 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....

  • 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 ...

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    Giles County Celebrates the Spirit of Travel

    Giles County Celebrates the Spirit of Travel for National Travel & Tourism Week ~Giles to highlight the resiliency and power of tourism May 3-9~   Giles County, Virginia– Beginning May 3, Giles will celebrate National Travel and Tourism W...

  • Centralized Gift Card Purchasing to Support Local Businesses

    Centralized Gift Card Purchasing to Support Local Businesses   In an effort to immediately support local restaurants and lodging properties, the Town and County governments are promoting and selling Dining & Lodging Gift Certificates.  The ...

  • 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. &n...

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    Deadline Looming | Art Contest for the Young People of Giles Launched

    GILES ~ A River Runs Through It.   Schools across America and across most of the globe have closed, Giles County is no exception. Our children are out of school with lots of time on their hands. ReNew The New, the Giles Early Education Project (...

  • Updated | 2020 Census Takers

    Be a Census Taker Learn More Earn extra income while helping your community. The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.   UPDATE: Still looking for at least 8 more people to appl...

  • American Red Cross and Giles High School Host Blood Drive

    American Red Cross and Giles High School Host Blood Drive   The American Red Cross and Giles High School are partnering together for a community wide blood drive. The drive will be April 16, from 1pm -6pm in the high school gym.   The effor...

  • GILES COUNTY EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM

    GILES COUNTY EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM     Due to lack of citizen participation in the new Rave Alert System, Giles County is currently in the process of reactivating the Code Red Alert system. We will run both alert systems together during th...

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    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 s...