Giles County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Giles County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing Richmond, VA- Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that Giles County received $21,177 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund. In total VTC awarded $927,000 for 43 tourism marketing projects across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism. The...

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Appalachian Trail by County: The Woods Hole Hostel

Appalachian Trail by County: The Woods Hole Hostel Originally published by WDBJ7 on Monday, October 24, 2016 PEARISBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) Go deep into Giles County. Keep going. Not there yet. Trust me it's really tucked in the woods, you'll find it. Up a dirt road, you'll start to hear the snorting, clucking, bleating, and quacking soon enough. The Woods Hole Hostel is...

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Celanese plant in Giles County completes conversion to boilers fueled by natural gas

Celanese plant in Giles County completes conversion to boilers fueled by natural gas Originially published by The Roanoke Times on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 & Shared on Facebook by Virginia's New River Valley By Duncan Adams duncan.adams@roanoke.com 981-3324 Celanese Corp. announced Tuesday that the global company’s manufacturing plant in Giles County has completed replacing its coal-fired boilers with boilers fueled by natural gas. Celanese,...

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Students are the winner at inaugural Muddy ACCE Race

Students are the winner at inaugural Muddy ACCE Race Giles County, VA- 73 students came out true winners at the inaugural Muddy ACCE Race, held on October 1 in Giles County. Before the first wave of runners took off from the Caboose at the Glen Lyn Town Park sponsors and in-kind donations topped $76,000. The community support and Giles County staff...

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Pre-race information for the Muddy ACCE Race

Planning on running in the Muddy ACCE Race? Just coming to watch? Either wait we'll see you Saturday, October 1st (event starts at 8am). Click HERE to see the pre-race information. A few other notes [but please read attached link]: Parking is available onsite. When arriving at Glen Lyn Park off of Route 460, parking attendants will be available to get you to...

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Giles County Anti-Pipeline Public Forum

Where: Doe Creek Farm, 412 Doe Creek Farm Rd., Pembroke When: Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 7-9 PM Opposed to a high pressure 42 inch gas pipeline routed through Giles County? Dismayed that a federal agency can grant eminent domain to a private corporation to ride rough shod through the heart of our county and take private lands? Aware of the Draft Environmental...

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Sept 10 – Battle at Bristol Package

September 10- Battle at Bristol Package Mountain Lake Lodge has put together a Hokie Gameday package for the Battle at Bristol! Stay at Mountain Lake before and after the Battle at Bristol, College Football's Biggest Battle EVER. Package includes two nights accommodations, complimentary shuttle to and from the game at Bristol Motor Speedway, a tailgate snack pack for the road trip, and...

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NaCo Award to Giles County

NaCo Award to Giles County The Giles County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce that the Giles County Access to Community College Education Program (ACCE) has received national recognition! In a letter from the Nation Association of Counties, County Administrator Chris McKlarney was informed as follows: The National Association of Counties (NaCo) is please to grant Giles County a 2016 Achievement...

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October 1 – ACCE Race Sponsors

October 1 - ACCE Race Sponsors Giles County's 1st annual Muddy ACCE Race has more to be involved in than just running! We are now opening up sponsorship opportunities to businesses in our area. This 5K obstacle mud course is sure to attract people from all over Virginia and neighboring states. This gives you the perfect chance to get your name...

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