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Feb 02 2024

Feb 10 | Free Dog Training Seminar

Feb 10 | Free Dog Training Seminar A collaboration between Giles County Administration & Giles County Animal Shelter all are invited to a FREE Dog Training Seminar on February 10th from 10am until 2pm. The general education class will be held at the Pearisburg Community Center (KJ). ...

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New River Water Trail, Giles County, Va
Jan 28 2024

24 Hours in Giles County, VA for Couples

24 Hours in Giles County, VA for Couples   February means a lot of attention on couple-y activities & adventures with your love. Read on for a quick 24-hour trip to Giles with the ones you love… romance, water, wine, and food included! Happy Valentine's Day.   Arrive in the evening   Getting to Giles County, Virginia is part of the fun! We are easily located on...

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Giles Trail Club Forming

Thank you for your interest in the newly forming Giles Trail Club. The purpose of this form is to collect contact information & preferred first meeting format from interested persons. CLICK HERE to complete interest form   While the Club will identify and clarify their objectives & projects, below is a sampling of potential activities the club will undertake. The Club will perform...

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Jan 09 2024

AEP Supports Giles FOCUS with Awarded Funds

[caption id="attachment_40835" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Photo by micheile henderson on Unsplash[/caption] AEP Supports Giles FOCUS with Awarded Funds Recently AEP, Appalachian Electric Power, presented Giles County a check for $75,000 that will be directed toward the growth and expansion of the Giles County FOCUS program. FOCUS stands for Focus on Communities Utilizing Services and came about in 2015 after a review of where...

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Jan 04 2024

Parking Lot Improvements Completed at Pearis Cemetery along AT in Giles

Parking Lot Improvements Completed at Pearis Cemetery Hikers and history buffs alike have something new to celebrate in Giles County! The parking area on Route 100 for the Appalachian Trail and the historic Pearis Cemetery recently got a makeover. Deep potholes and muddy areas have been filled in with rock and topped with gravel, restoring this parking lot to its former...

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Nov 20 2023

Giles County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing on Behalf of VisitNRV

Giles County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing on Behalf of VisitNRV   Giles County, on behalf of the regional marketing effort, VisitNRV received a $10,000.00 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC)’s Microbusiness Marketing Leverage Program (MMLP) for its Regional Adventure Trail Guide publication and promotion.   VisitNRV partnered with other local businesses to supply matching funds for the project. The...

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sky view of campground and Giles County mountains
Nov 16 2023

Kairos Wilderness Resort Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

Kairos Wilderness Resort Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing Kairos Resort received a $5,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC)’s Microbusiness Marketing Leverage Program (MMLP) for its Refresh the Wilderness campaign. Virginia Tourism Corporation awarded more than $757,000 to 131 marketing programs, ultimately impacting 655 combined partners, and supporting more than 1,300 jobs across the state to help increase...

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Nov 15 2023

Magical Christmas Village & Marketplace at Mountain Lake Lodge

Magical Christmas Village & Marketplace at Mountain Lake Lodge Open daily from November 24 to January 1 For holiday shopping, entertainment, whimsy and magic Glittering décor, music and lights. Delightfully decadent holiday treats. Gift shopping for friends and loved ones. Ice skating, cheer and visits with Santa, and all the things that make the holidays special. There’s a spectacular new attraction coming to southwestern...

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Nov 03 2023

Giles County Career & Job Fair a Success!

Giles County Career & Job Fair a Success!   On Wednesday, November 1, from 7:45am-2pm the gym at Narrows High School was a-buzz with activity.                                                                                                                    33 tables were set up with area employers & organizations were in attendance at the second Giles County Career & Job Fair. The fair was designed to engage all sophomores, juniors, and seniors from Narrows High School &...

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Sep 25 2023

Oct 7-8 | Paw Paw Festival at JBR

Oct 7-8 | Paw Paw Festival at JBR Oct 7th Noon-5pm & Oct 8th 1-5pm at JBR Vineyards Additional information on their flyer posted here: https://www.wnrvbluegrassradio.com/jbr-vineyards-2023-paw-paw-festival/  Celebrate all things Paw Paw while sipping delicious wine and listening to amazing live music! Come for music, paw paw products, wine tasting, a visit to the paw paw patch, & paw paws! No entry fee. From JBR: "Come to...

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