Position: Full-time Animal Control Officer

HELP WANTED:  The Giles County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications for a full-time Animal Control Officer.  Primary responsibilities are to enforce all state and local laws pertaining to the welfare and control of all animals in the County of Giles, including the investigation of all animal complaints and the resolution of cases through voluntary compliance and/or legal compliance,...

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Giles County Project Lifesaver Program to receive $6,000 grant from Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Giles County Project Lifesaver Program to receive $6,000 grant from Alzheimer’s Foundation of America   The Giles County Sheriff’s Office, Narrows Police Department, and Giles County Emergency Services are pleased to announce a partnership with The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America as a funder and partner to update and expand the Project Lifesaver International Program in Giles County.   The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America has...

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Jan 25 2022

Sales & Marketing Associate at JBR Vineyards

JBR Vineyards Seeks a SALES AND MARKETING ASSOCIATE PURPOSE: Increase sales Part Time Position DUTIES: • Develop sales and marketing plan. • Face- to- face sales calls to gain more customer accounts and sales in the New River Valley region. • Direct sales will include wine stores, restaurants, inns, bed and breakfasts, and other customers as identified. • Be familiar with Virginia Wine Distribution Company (VWDC) procedures and...

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Dec 30 2021

Mountain Lake Lodge leads effort to upgrade the Pearisburg basketball court

A press release from Mountain Lake Lodge. Mountain Lake Lodge leads effort to upgrade the Pearisburg basketball court     Every basketball player knows the value of teamwork.  A team of supporters has launched a project to demonstrate the axiom in a difference sort of way:  They are working together to rebuild and improve the court itself.   In Pearisburg, there’s a popular court that has needed refurbishment...

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Dec 27 2021

New River Valley Small Business Relief Program Reopens!

New River Valley Small Business Relief Program   New River Valley- Small businesses in the New River Valley have access to up to $15,000 for a small business relief program award to combat the impacts of the COVID19 pandemic. The Counties of Floyd, Giles, Pulaski, and Montgomery, along with the City of Radford have jointly established a regional $1.6 million grant fund,...

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DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY DUE TO DROUGHT CONDITIONS

    Media Release       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 20, 2021   GILES COUNTY DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY DUE TO DROUGHT CONDITIONS   CONTACT:  Jon Butler, Emergency Services Coordinator   PHONE:                     540-921-2525   EMAIL:                     jbutler@gilescounty.org   FAX:              540-921-1329     Giles County has declared a Local Emergency and issued a ban on all outdoor burning and open fires effective immediately due to drought conditions that have resulted in fire hazard conditions that create extreme fire danger....

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Free COVID-19 Testing in Giles

Free Covid-19 Testing           Giles County Administration is offering free COVID-19 testing by appointment only   Where: In Parking lot behind the Sheriff’s Office | 1 Taylor Ave, Pearisburg, VA 24134   Testing is offered by appointment only, 5 days a week, Monday thru Friday from 8:30am-3:00pm.     To make an appointment: People wishing to be tested should call 540-922-9004 during business hours for their appointment date, time, and location.   More information...

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Oct 11 2021

Bicycling, Mountain Biking, & More in Giles

Bicycling, Mountain Biking, & More in Giles   Tucked in Southwest Virginia with easy access from major cities and interstates, Giles County, Virginia bodes well for your cycling destination. The rural county with a population of just under 17,000 people, has 37 miles of the New River Water Trail, 62 miles of the Appalachian Trail, 92 square miles of Jefferson National Forest,...

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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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