Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern

Giles Film Office Welcomes New Intern The Giles County Film Office has a new face, intern Kristin Gillispie. Gillispie, from Pembroke, is a junior at Liberty University studying Cinematic Arts. She recently started the film program in the fall. The film program consists of sixty students divided up into three different cohorts. The program prepares students to go out in this...

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ReNew The New Local Committee Receives State Recognition

Giles County, VA- Earlier in November members of the local ReNew The New Committee from Giles County traveled to York County, Virginia for the annual Soil and Water Conservation Society awards ceremony. Nominated by the New River Valley Regional Commission the local committee was awarded the 2016 Merit Award “for their successful partnership to improve the health of the New...

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Dec 01 2016

Small Town Christmas Returns To Pearisburg

[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] Small Town Christmas Returns To Pearisburg Submitted by: Dianne Dinger Heading to a big city for the holidays can be exciting—but small towns such as Pearisburg, offer charming events, mom-and-pop stores with one-of-a-kind gifts, and family fun activities. Pearisburg celebrates the holidays with everything from a parade to breakfast with Santa and, a holiday-themed event at the historic...

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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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Official Southwest Virginia Branding And Tourism Region Announced

Official Southwest Virginia Branding And Tourism Region Announced October 19, 2016 ABINGDON, VA – Yesterday, the efforts of many became a reality as the Southwest Virginia Cultural Heritage Foundation unveiled the new branding for Southwest Virginia. Delegate Terry G. Kilgore and Bill Shelton of the Department of Housing and Community Development spoke about the hard work that has been put in since 2003...

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Oct 1st- Tour de Wolf Creek

October 1st- Tour de Wolf Creek A cycling event that spans from Narrows, VA to East River Mountain near Bluefield, WV! On Saturday, October 1st starting at noon at Ragsdale Field in Narrows, VA is the scenic Tour de Wolf Creek! You can ride as much or as little of the 53-mile course as you wish. This event helps support glasses...

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Oct 29- Narrows Fall Festival

October 29- Narrows Fall Festival From noon-9pm all are invited to come down to the Narrows Fall Festival! Join a day of fun, music, and a growing list of activities that includes:crafts & food, watercraft & paddleboards at Mill Pond, Mill Creek guided hikes, knockerball, hayrides, a photo booth, carriage rides, a car show, pumpkin painting, BINGO, a corn hole tournament, children's...

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Aug 12 2016

Oct 22 – Pembroke Heritage Festival

October 22 - Pembroke Heritage Festival It's time again for the annual Pembroke Heritage Festival! Come out for a day filled with music, vendors,  a pet show, or maybe try your hand in a round of bingo, and more! We will be located on Snidow Street to Ellen Street from 9am to 5pm. Have questions or are interested in becoming a...

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Aug 12 2016

Oct 20 – Music at the Market

October 20 - Music at the Market Music at the Market is bringing us Hot Jazz or Traditional Jazz Night at the Market! Live Dixie Land Band performance from 6-8pm will be paried with a "New Orleans style" food menu by the Farm Table! Come out to enjoy a night of great music and the opportunity to check out all our vendors...

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