Sep 17 2021

Mill Creek | More than just a creek…

Let’s talk about Narrows… A little, rural town of a less than 2,000 residents, Narrows, Virginia is quite possibly the epi-center of easy-to-access, family friendly outdoor adventures. We’ll walk you through some prime examples of how to spend some time basking in the great outdoors…   We start at Mill Creek Nature Park. Truthfully you could spend all day at Mill Creek Nature...

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Aug 20 2021

Wet WanderLove on the New

[caption id="attachment_38894" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Photo by Aspire for Giles Tourism[/caption]   The New River Water Trail connects you with public and private access points to enjoy a variety of floats as summer winds down. Fishing, floating, or fun times are to be found along this 37 mile stretch through Giles County, Virginia.     Floating Peaceful, yet dramatic the New River has scenic floats for you!...

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The Real Dirty Dancing Filming needs an Audience

For more information and to sign up visit THIS WEBSITE   The Real Dirty Dancing Filming needs an Audience From their website: Calling all fully vaccinated Dirty Dancing Fans! An all new network celebrity dance competition show taping in Virginia. Be the first to see The Real Dirty Dancing Live on Saturday 8/21/21. Sign up for tickets now! The Real Dirty Dancing is an all...

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Aug 06 2021

Sept 30-Oct 3 | The Wood’s Hole Weekend

The Wood's Hole Weekend | September 30 through October 3, 2021   Are you ready to turn your dream of thru-hiking or section-hiking the historic, 2,192-mile Appalachian Trail into reality in the near future? Then you won’t want to miss this very special weekend retreat to benefit the iconic Woods Hole Hostel, regularly ranked by hikers among the best hostel experiences on...

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Giles County Trail Center Concept

Giles County Trail Center Concept Original Post from NRVRC Updates   The New River Valley Regional Commission is excited to partner with Friends of Southwest Virginia and Giles County on the development of a new River/Trail Center.  The project will break ground this Fall on the grounds of historic Mountain Lake property.  The Center is anticipated to serve as a nucleus for information...

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Jul 26 2021

TV Production Assistant Job Opportunity- Short Term in August

TV Production Assistant Job Opportunity- Short Term, August!   LOOKING TO MAKE SOME EXTRA CASH?   A TV production is going to be filmed at the Mountain Lake Lodge during the month of August and we’re looking for some hard-working folks to join our team as Production Assistants for a few weeks—No  experience necessary! Duties & necessary skills include: • Run errands for production supplies and...

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PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR

PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR: The Town of Narrows is accepting applications for a Director of Parks and Recreation. This is a full-time, salaried position. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed. Pay is commensurate with experience....

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Foster Care in Giles
Apr 28 2021

Giles County Foster Care Crisis

Tune in to Blue Ridge PBS on April 28 at 7:00 pm for episode 10 of BUZZ, featuring rural Giles County’s foster care crisis. Then join us afterward at 7:30 pm for a live online Q&A to meet the people working to solve this problem that’s really plaguing all of Virginia. Join BUZZ foster care Q&A Giles County has far more children...

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School Custodian Opening

Position Description: School Custodian   Summary Position Description: The Custodian performs all janitorial duties and some light maintenance work in Giles County Public Schools.   Work Activities Include but are not limited to: Sweeping, moping, striping, buffing, waxing and vacuuming floor surfaces. Cleans and sanitizes restroom areas, fixtures and water fountains, blinds and light fixtures; dust desks, ledges and windowsills. Collects and empties trash in...

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Giles County Public Service Authority Membrane Filtration Plant Operator

General Description: Ability to understand water treatment theory and use that knowledge to the water treatment process and the distribution of water to the end user.   Duties and Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include the operation Operate a Class III filtration water treatment plant which includes but is not limited to: Troubleshooting/replacement and programming of radios involved in the SCADA system. Monitor...

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