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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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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Giles County Treasurer’s Office Job Opening

Employment Opportunity | GILES COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE  The Giles County Treasurer's Office is searching for someone to work as a permanent part­time employee. Do you enjoy greeting, meeting, and helping others? This part-time position of Teller/ DMV clerk might be for you. The ideal candidate shall possess the following skills, knowledge, and work ethic:   Excellent customer service and communication skills Energetic...

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Engineering Procurement

The Giles County Industrial Development Authority is soliciting qualification statements and proposals from qualified engineering firms for services related to the design and construction of a 30,000 square feet pre-engineered metal building. ...

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Dec 08 2020

Mountain Lake Lodge Winner Of The Knot’s Best Of Weddings 2021

Mountain Lake Lodge Winner Of The Knot’s Best Of Weddings 2021 PEMBROKE, VA/DECEMBER 2, 2020 – Mountain Lake Lodge is ecstatic to announce that they have been named a 2021 winner in The Knot’s Best of Weddings. The prestigious recognition is only awarded to the top five percent of wedding professionals across the country and is decided based off of the...

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