Giles County Broadband Implementation Partnership RFP

Giles County Broadband Implementation Partnership RFP - Download HERE Giles County intends to obtain the services of qualified Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to assist the County with the development of internet to areas in the county that are deemed un-served or under-served based on a recently completed county Broadband Assessment. Areas of need exist beyond those identified in the study, so...

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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 Grant (CDBG) funding to support COVID-19 relief efforts. The CDBG program is offering assistance to local governments in response to the...

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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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Will Jones headshot Mar 2019
Mar 04 2019

Introducing Will Jones

Will Jones is a recent Virginia Tech graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economic Management. He is interested in international and domestic economic development, particularly regarding rural areas, agriculture, and food security. In his free time, Will enjoys exploring local recreational opportunities, including hiking, cycling, climbing, and camping. After completing his studies at Virginia Tech in December 2018,...

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Parent’s Night Out

Parent's Night Out To All Local Businesses/Organizations: For the last several years, Giles County Public Schools had an event called Parent's Night Out. During this event, they had informational booths which were facilitated by GCPS staff. These booths highlighted many programs offered such as Ag Land Lab, guidance, ACCE program, and assistance with completing free/reduced meal applications. This year's event will be...

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Jun 29- Be in Business Workshop

Be in Business Workshop Open to Public   Giles County, VA- The third in a quarterly series of educational and free workshops is happening Thursday, June 29, 2017. The “Be in Business” workshop, presented by the Small Business Development Center and Mr. Bart Smith will be held at the 19th Hole at Castle Rock in Pembroke.   This workshop is geared to small and...

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Giles Mountain Vineyard & Winery

Backyard Tourist Spotlight Giles Mountain Vineyard & Winery Giles Mountain Vineyard & Winery is operated by Tom & Diane Mullis, Maarten van Gelder, and Lori Robertson. This mountain top winery has been in business for three years in Giles County. Their driving purpose is to provide exceptional regional wines to consumers. Giles Mountain Vineyard & Winery is a boutique winery providing unique wines...

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Jun 06 2016

Riverside communities can thrive even more from waterways

Riverside communities can thrive even more from waterways Originally posted by WDBJ7 on June 3, 2016 GILES CO., Va. (WDBJ7) River business is booming in many of our hometowns. But it takes the right flow to benefit big. As people there know, it only takes a river to draw a crowd in the summer time. But it takes the right businesses to benefit nearby towns. "People are generally...

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