Boat landing in Giles County, Virginia
Jun 11 2018

Improving New River access points in Giles County | WDBJ7

Improving New River access points in Giles County GILES COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) The New River is a popular spot for people in Giles County. Now, officials are taking steps to make it easier for boats to come and go. "I love the outdoors, I really love being on the water," Randy Fuqua said, admiring the scene around him.   Fuqua and Austin Cunningham took a...

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Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back By Popular Demand

Giles County Scavenger Hunt Back By Popular Demand   Giles County, VA- Chances are you’ve hiked and taken a picture at Cascade Falls in Pembroke, Virginia. Many of you have also enjoyed a meal at The Palisades Restaurant in the Village of Eggleston. The entire month of July you are encouraged to ‘Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard’ and to participate...

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Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain   To:  All interested Agencies USACE, VMRC, DHCD, ARC, and DEQ, Groups and Individuals   This is to give notice that the Friends of Southwest Virginia under Part 58 has conducted an evaluation as required by Executive Order 11988, in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C Procedures...

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owners of JBR standing in vineyard
May 23 2018

JBR Vineyards & Winery to Host Grand Opening Ceremony

May 30 | JBR Vineyards & Winery to Host Grand Opening Ceremony Giles County, VA- Tucked in the mountains of Giles County, JBR Vineyards & Winery has been developing their grape vines since 2006. The first bottle of Giles County wine was sold on May 28, 2015. Two varieties of classic wine grapes (vitis vinifera) are exclusively grown: Pinot Noir for...

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May 16 2018

Jun 10 | Mountain Lake Lodge Presents Bluegrass & Old Time Concert for MoMH

Mountain Lake Lodge Presents Bluegrass and Old Time Concert for Homecoming   (Pembroke, VA): Hard driving traditional bluegrass group Jeff Brown and Still Lonesome will bring their high lonesome sound to the Mountain Lake Lodge, 115 Hotel Circle, in Pembroke on Sunday, June 10 at 7 p.m. They will be joined by rousing old-time hillbilly favorites, the Cabin Creek Boys. This outdoor...

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May 01 2018

Garden Tour hosted by the Friends of the Pearisburg Public Library

Friends of the Pearisburg Public Library Host First Annual Garden Tour on June 16   May 1, 2018 – The Friends of the Pearisburg Public Library present the first annual Giles County Garden Tour on Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.   This self-guided driving tour will showcase six stunning gardens in Giles County. With the garden map, participants can set...

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Apr 24 2018

Muddy ACCE Race Returns Sep. 15, 2018

Registration is open for the 2018 Muddy ACCE Race Giles County, VA- Registration is open for the 2018 Muddy ACCE Race to be held on September 15, 2018 at the Glen Lyn Town Park. The third annual Muddy ACCE Race kicks off at 8:30am on the third Saturday of September along the New River in Glen Lyn. The Muddy ACCE Race...

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Apr 19 2018

Giles County To Conduct Countywide Broadband Survey

Giles County To Conduct Countywide Broadband Survey   (Giles, VA) – In a groundbreaking initiative, a unique partnership has emerged to seek much needed broadband improvements. Giles County has partnered with the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) to conduct a county-wide broadband survey. The survey will collect information from citizens and businesses regarding Internet usage, current service and needs. Information gathered from...

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public art in Pearisburg
Apr 11 2018

Pearisburg Day Trip

SUGGESTED ITINERARY | PEARISBURG DAY TRIP   Morning- Enjoy breakfast at Friends and Family Restaurant. Pearisburg is the county seat and as such there are many things to do and enjoy in this community.   For the rest of your morning delight in shopping and strolling the historic downtown. Pearis Mercantile is a premier gift shop in the region. Located just across the street from the Visitors Center (203 N....

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CRUSH Friday Rich Creek
Apr 04 2018

Rich Creek Day Trip

Suggested Itinerary | Rich Creek Day Trip   Rich Creek is a small town in Giles County with a population of 760 people. Accessing Rich Creek is very easy by car as it sits on Route 460 almost to the West Virginia state line, as well as Route 219 from Peterstown, WV. The charming main street welcomes visitors and is a relaxing home to...

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