GilesCoVa News

  • 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 ma...

  • Jump Start Winners
    Jumpstart Giles Business Plan Competition Awards $40,000

    Jumpstart Giles Business Plan Competition Awards $40,000     Giles County, VA- What began in November of 2019 and was supposed to happen in March 2020, finally concluded on July 21st, 2020 at Mountain Lake Lodge. The first ever business pla...

  • Blood Drive
    Blood Drive

    Blood Drive Carilion Giles Community Hospital The Cascades Room 159 Hartley Way Pearisburg, VA 24134 Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Save time donating blood. Go to www.redcrossblood.org and click on Rapid Pass. Please call 1-800-RED C...

  • Wellness Walk @ Glen Lyn Park River Trail

    Wellness Walk @ Glen Lyn Park River Trail Date: Thursday, July 16th Time: 6:00 pm. (meet @ shelter) Location: Glen Lyn Park No cost or registration required to participate Social distancing will be maintained. Everyone welcome to participate (Virgin ...

  • Wellness Walk @ Whitt-Riverbend Park

    Wellness Walk @ Whitt-Riverbend Park  Date: Thursday, July 30th   Time: 6:00 pm. (meet @ shelter) Location: Whitt-Riverbend Park No cost or registration required to participate Social distancing will be maintained. Everyone welcome to participate...

  • July 3 | Independence Day Fireworks in Pearisburg

    July 3 | Fireworks in Pearisburg Presented by Mountain Lake Lodge   All are welcome to enjoy fireworks to celebrate Independence Day on Friday, July 3rd in Pearisburg.  Due to social distancing requirements, Mountain Lake was unable to host the...

  • Program ends July 1 | 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.  Th...

  • Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Available in the NRV

    The New River Valley Public Health Task Force will hold ongoing drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites on Tuesday, June 9 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Giles High School, 1825 Wenonah Ave. in Pearisburg. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 5 Unexpected Sp
    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 l...