GilesCoVa News

  • Giles County To Conduct Countywide Broadband Survey

    Giles County To Conduct Countywide Broadband Survey   (Giles, VA) – In a groundbreaking initiative, a unique partnership has emerged to seek much needed broadband improvements. Giles County has partnered with the Center for Innovative Technolo...

  • SWVA REGION-WIDE COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY, SPRING BREAK BLITZ

    FRIENDS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA CULTURAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION ANNOUCE REGION-WIDE COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY, SPRING BREAK BLITZ     ABINGDON, VA – The Friends of Southwest Virginia announced today the roll-out of a brand-ne...

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    Pearisburg Day Trip

    SUGGESTED ITINERARY | PEARISBURG DAY TRIP   Morning- Enjoy breakfast at Friends and Family Restaurant. Pearisburg is the county seat and as such there are many things to do and enjoy in this community.   For the rest of your morning delig...

  • Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

    Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain   To:  All interested Agencies USACE, VMRC, and DEQ, Groups and Individuals   This is to give notice that Friends of Southwest Virginia under Part 58 has determ...

  • CRUSH Friday Rich Creek
    Rich Creek Day Trip

    Suggested Itinerary | Rich Creek Day Trip   Rich Creek is a small town in Giles County with a population of 760 people. Accessing Rich Creek is very easy by car as it sits on Route 460 almost to the West Virginia state line, as well as Route 2...

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    Pembroke Day Trip

    SUGGESTED ITINERARY | PEMBROKE DAY TRIP Morning- Begin your day stocking up on supplies and breakfast at Tangent Outfitters and Cascade Café. Enjoy your morning of shopping at Amish Heirlooms, Pearl’s Petals and Gifts, flea market-esqu shops inclu...

  • Giles Code Red System Alert Notification

    As a result of the March 24th snowstorm that impacted the Giles County more than 5,000 customers remain without electricity. Appalachian Power has given preliminary estimates of Thursday, March 29th by midnight, for restoration of all customers. They...

  • Glen Lyn Day Trip

    SUGGESTED ITINERARY | GLEN LYN DAY TRIP Morning- A visit to Glen Lyn can begin at the Glen Lyn Town Office, located at 205 Houston Lane.   A beautiful long walking and biking trail system starts at the Town Hall and follows Hwy. 460 going under...

  • Narrows Day Trip

    Suggested Itinerary | Narrows Day Trip Find this & and other day trip ideas to CRUSH FRIDAY here!   Morning– A visit to Narrows can begin at the Narrows Town Office and Visitors Center, located at 210 Main Street.   Just around t...

  • SKYWARN Spotter Training

    The National Weather Service of Blacksburg is offering a Basic Skywarn Training class at the Giles County Administration Building at 315 N. Main Street, Pearisburg on Tuesday evening, March 13, 2018 at 6:00p.m....