Updated | Small Business Service Adjustments in Giles

Our Giles County businesses are open to serve you! And they thank you for your support at this time!   Some however, are implementing adjusted services for the time being. Please see our list below with links to our businesses Facebook pages.   JBR Vineyards - JBR Vineyards & Winery is thrilled to announce our Grand Re-opening that will happen this coming week-end....

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May 03 2020

Giles County Celebrates the Spirit of Travel

Giles County Celebrates the Spirit of Travel for National Travel & Tourism Week ~Giles to highlight the resiliency and power of tourism May 3-9~   Giles County, Virginia– Beginning May 3, Giles will celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week with a number of offerings that honor the spirit of travel in recognition of the industry’s strength, selflessness and resiliency, even in the face of...

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May 01 2020

Centralized Gift Card Purchasing to Support Local Businesses

Centralized Gift Card Purchasing to Support Local Businesses   In an effort to immediately support local restaurants and lodging properties, the Town and County governments are promoting and selling Dining & Lodging Gift Certificates.  The purpose of this program is to attempt to generate public interest and awareness of the importance of continuing to support our local businesses.  Most importantly, the gift...

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Apr 16 2020

Deadline Looming | Art Contest for the Young People of Giles Launched

GILES ~ A River Runs Through It.   Schools across America and across most of the globe have closed, Giles County is no exception. Our children are out of school with lots of time on their hands. ReNew The New, the Giles Early Education Project (GEEP) and the Giles Public School system are sponsoring an art contest centered around the New River...

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Updated | 2020 Census Takers

Be a Census Taker Learn More Earn extra income while helping your community. The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.   UPDATE: Still looking for at least 8 more people to apply for a job as a Census Enumerator for Giles County. They are paying $16.00 per hour plus $.575 per mile for...

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American Red Cross and Giles High School Host Blood Drive

American Red Cross and Giles High School Host Blood Drive   The American Red Cross and Giles High School are partnering together for a community wide blood drive. The drive will be April 16, from 1pm -6pm in the high school gym.   The effort now is to maintain the blood supply for those in need. Appointments can be made at www.redcrossblood.org and appointments...

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Apr 05 2020

New River Health District Announces First Cases Of COVID-19 In Giles County

New River Health District Announces First Cases of COVID-19 in Giles County   (CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia) – The New River Health District confirmed two additional cases of COVID-19 in the district. Both are residents of Giles County. Both are self-isolating at home, and health department staff are conducting a contact investigation, to identify those who had contact with the patients, assess their risk...

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Apr 02 2020

Mill Creek Nature Park’s Sentinel Point Hike

Mill Creek Nature Park’s Sentinel Point Hike Please know that at the time of this posting, Mill Creek was open to enjoy fresh air and exercise- but at any point if that changes, abide by the locked gate and do not enter. Practice social distancing and no groups larger than 10. Maintain distance between all members of the hiking party, and...

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Giles covered bridge with flowers in forefront
Mar 23 2020

Top 10 Outdoor Activities to Refresh & Get Away

Top 10 Outdoor Activities to Refresh & Get Away   Giles County is home to many outdoor adventures and recreation opportunities. Consider these Top 10 activities. (Although not in any particular order- there's just that much good stuff!)   Visit the Sinking Creek Covered Bridge Talk a stroll on one of the Wellness Trails Hike to Sentinel Point Narrows at Mill Creek Nature...

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Mar 20 2020

Giles County Launches “Senior Check” Program

Giles County Launches “Senior Check” Program [caption id="attachment_27037" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo by CDC on Unsplash[/caption] We Ask the Entire Community to Help In the interest of maximizing protection to the valuable, older and COVID-19 vulnerable citizens of Giles County, the Giles Senior Check Program is today being launched.  Senior Check consists of a network of dedicated, local service providers working alongside county, town...

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