Mar 31 2020

Centralized Gift Card Purchasing to Support Local Businesses

Centralized Gift Card Purchasing to Support Local Businesses   Customers- thank you for your interest and support. Please be patient with our new system and our businesses as we are adjusting to these certificates. Please know: we approve all orders and that can take some time allow at least 24 hours from purchase to use at store as our businesses...

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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.   Stonecrop Farm- Pandemic or not our spring flowers are popping up! The tulips are here so if you are looking...

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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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Update from Giles County Administration

Update from Giles County Administration   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Beginning Friday, March 20, 2020, Giles County Administrative Offices will begin to offer drive-up service. All services will be available to the public but conducted outside of the building. This change is being made in an effort to comply with COVID-19 guidelines for social distancing. Before coming to the office, please call us at...

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Jumpstart Giles
Mar 17 2020

POSTPONED | Support for New & Expanding Business with Jumpstart Giles

Due to the ongoing, developing situation I’ve just heard that our Jumpstart Pitch Night will be postponed to a future date. As that information becomes available I will certainly share those details. Thank you for all your support and continued efforts for this program.  Support for New & Expanding Business with Jumpstart Giles   Giles County, VA- Giles County, Virginia is encouraging small...

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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.   Job Details We are hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have...

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Mar 16 2020

POSTPONED Recreation Economy for Rural Communities in Giles County and Pembroke, VA | Workshop Invitation

Due to the developing situation and fact that many of our state and federal partners and their agencies now have travel restrictions through the end of the month, we have found it prudent to postpone our Recreation Economy for Rural Communities workshops, scheduled for March 25-27. We very much look forward to hosting this workshop series and working with local,...

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Mar 02 2020

The Palisades Restaurant | “Escape to The Palisades Restaurant”

The Palisades Restaurant | “Escape to The Palisades Restaurant”   Written & Submitted by Justin Smith   There is nothing more enjoyable than eating a good meal. Well, at least I think that. Having grown up in Giles County my whole life, I’ve seen restaurants come and go, but I have never seen something like The Palisades Restaurant and how it has changed the...

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Folk Art | From Newport & Beyond

Folk Art | From Newport & Beyond   This post is from our friend Doug Martin and the Walkers of Newport   Local artistic talent is prevalent throughout the hills and hollows of Newport.  The creativity is often mind boggling yet there is that country culture that downplays the genius that is often on display.  There is a local modesty or reticence that requires...

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