Giles County

05/24: All Star Wrestling

05/24: All Star Wrestling

Wrestling comes to The Pearisburg Community Center in Pearisburg, Virginia on May 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open 6 p.m. Concesssions available before the show. Meet WWE Hall Of Famer, professional wrestler, The Boogie Woogie Man, Jimmy Valiant and get an autograph. Wrestling merchandise available for sale. Troy “Sarge” Long comes out of retirement(…)

04/26: Michael “Elvis” Chambliss in Concert

04/26: Michael “Elvis” Chambliss in Concert

Award winning Elvis Tribute artist, Michael Chambliss will perform “Elvis” to benefit Relay for Life Giles County. Doors open 5 p.m. show at 7 p.m. Concessions will be sold before the show. General seating tickets are only $10 per person and are available at Star Mart or Pearisburg Town Office in Pearisburg, Va. Call 540-921-4512(…)

Homemade & Homegrown

Homemade & Homegrown

Homemade & Home Grown – 3rd Fridays at Narrows Farmer’s Market Friday, May 16, 2014, 5:00pm Narrows Farmer’s Market Narrows, VA Join the fun of Homemade & Homegrown 3rd Fridays at the Narrows Farmer’s Market.

Ride, River, Run 2014

Ride, River, Run Triathalon Ride, River, Run is a challenging triathalon three-leg event (individual or relay). This year, the course will be in the Narrows Virginia area near the town park. Details of the course have not been finalized. The website will be updated as information becomes available. Admission Fee: Tentatively – $20 pre-register; $30(…)

Narrow’s Kids Fishing Day

Narrows Kids Fishing Day Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8:00am Narrows Town Park Downtown Narrows, VA The Mission is Fishin’ at the , sponsored by the Town of Narrows, GIles County Sheriffs Department and the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Kids under 15 can help with the stocking of trout beginning at 8 AM. Fishing(…)

Spring up Wolf Creek Bike Ride

A Spring adventure along Wolf Creek Held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 in Narrows, VA The Spring up Wolf Creek bicycle ride will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014, starting at 12 noon. The ride starts and ends at Ragsdale Field in Narrows, VA. The Spring up Wolf Creek cycling event is hosted by(…)

National Drug Take-Back event in Giles County April 26, 2014

img-401145112-1 Giles Youth Adult Partnership (GYAP) is proud to help sponsor the April 26, 2014 National Drug Take-Back event in Giles County. The purpose of this program is to allow residents to turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal. We are working with the Giles Sheriffs Office, Giles Senior Center, Giles Triad/Salt and(…)

04/05: Newport Library & Museum Opening

04/05: Newport Library & Museum Opening

The Village of Newport, just down the road 8 miles from Blacksburg, is gearing up for the grand opening of their cozy Newport Village Library and Museum to open on Saturday, April 5. Volunteers have collected over 5000 books to begin a community library serving up comfortable study and reading space, free internet, children’s reading(…)

VDOT Projects in Giles County 10/12-18

VDOT Projects in Giles County 10/12-18

The following is a list of highway projects that may affect traffic in Giles County during the next two weeks.  Work schedules are always subject to change.   New information is noted by “###”. VDOT encourages motorists to call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org for real-time traffic information.

Bridge Replacement to Impact Traffic at Route 659

Bridge Replacement to Impact Traffic at Route 659

A section of Route 659 (Wabash Road) in Giles County is closed to through traffic as contractors replace the bridge over a branch of Wabash Creek.  Route 659 will be closed 0.6 mile west of the intersection with Route 100.  Detour signs are in place to direct traffic.  Weather permitting, the road will reopen Friday,(…)

10/05: Pembroke Heritage Festival

10/05: Pembroke Heritage Festival

Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. is the Pembroke Heritage Festival. Snidow Street in Pembroke will be blocked off for the festival. There will be live music and entertainment, a Giles County School of Dance competition, Giles Sheriff’s Department finger printing, the Giles Animal Rescue a pet show, blood pressure checks.

08/05-9: VBS at Pearisburg Baptist Church

08/05-9: VBS at Pearisburg Baptist Church

Vacation Bible School is coming soon at Pearisburg Baptist Church. It takes place from 6-8pm on August 5-9, 2013. Tell the youth from grades K5 through 12 to bring a friend! The evenings will contain prayer, songs, pledges, prizes, boys versus girls offering, arts and crafts, snacks, games, and a Bible lesson. Our theme this(…)

Congratulations to Palisades Restaurant!

Congratulations to Palisades Restaurant!

The Palisades Restaurant was not only named Best Overall Restaurant, it was also named Best Sunday Brunch in Southwest Virginia in Virginia Living’s 2013 Best of Virginia issue. Their Sunday Brunch sets itself apart from the rest with serving southern favorites including grits with an endless dessert bar and delicious mimosas. Check out www.thepalisadesrestaurant.com

08/23-24: Flea Market/Yard Sale

08/23-24: Flea Market/Yard Sale

Reserve your space in the Flea Market/ Yard Sale at the Pearis Theater August 23rd and 24th. The price of a space is $15.00 per day, both days from 8 am to 4 pm. Setup time is Thursday 5 pm- 8 pm WE WILL ALSO HAVE A DONATION BOX FOR DONATIONS FOR THE THEATER RESTORATION.(…)

Sinkhole Repairs Close One Lane of Westbound 460 in Giles County

Sinkhole Repairs Close One Lane of Westbound 460 in Giles County

UPDATE:  The sinkhole repairs were completed this afternoon just before 2 p.m.  The right lane of westbound Route 460 was reopened at that time.  Repairs included excavating the hole, filling it with about 50 tons of stone and capping it over with concrete.  The right shoulder of westbound Route 460 will be reopened once the(…)

Newport Treasures Flea Market

Newport Treasures Flea Market

Join the fun and treasure hunt at the NEWPORT TREASURES FLEA MARKET! The second market this summer will be held Saturday, July 20. Created by the Newport Community Action Committee, these markets are FREE to the public. Vendors may reserve outdoor ($15) or indoor ($25) spaces. Over 100 spaces available! Proceeds are used for activities,(…)

NRCC and Giles Chamber to offer Summer Learning Series

NRCC and Giles Chamber to offer Summer Learning Series

A new series of workshops for businesses and individuals will be offered this summer through New River Community College’s Office of Workforce Development in conjunction with the Giles Chamber of Commerce. The courses will take place at the Giles Country Club, 500 Ft. Branch Road in Pearisburg.

Treasures in Newport

Treasures in Newport

It’s amazing how many people in Blacksburg or the New River Valley do not know about their “sleepy” little neighbor just 8 miles down the road off of 460 West. Maybe that’s okay, Newport residents enjoy the peace and beauty of their small community in Giles County. Hosting just a handful of local businesses such(…)

River Ridge Dermatology Opens Giles County Office

River Ridge Dermatology Opens Giles County Office

River Ridge Dermatology is growing its practice by opening a new office in Giles County, located at 219 Buchanan Street in Pearisburg. Chad Johnston, River Ridge Dermatology’s lead doctor, will provide medical and surgical dermatology services at the practice’s new location beginning in May. Patients may now make appointments by calling 540-­‐951-­‐3376.

02/23: Dinner & Dance Fundraiser

Ma’leaha Sole, a 5 year old little girl from Narrows.Va with NFl. had her 1st surgery at the age of 2 and now she is facing her 6th this month. Please help us help Ma’leaha and her family!!

01/19: Because We Care Fundraiser

01/19: Because We Care Fundraiser

Because We Care event for Cathy Riddle Gentry. Cathy was diagnosed with Cancer in Nov, 2012. She will be requiring treatments at UVA All Donations Appreciated! • Hot Dog & BQ Dinner 5pm to 7pm • Raffle and 50/50 from 5pm to 7pm • Dance DJ “Wendell Brown” 9pm to 1am January 19th 2013 AT(…)

Giles County Holiday Closings

Giles County Holiday Closings

The Pearisburg Town Office, Library and Community Center will be closed on the following dates: December 24, December 25, December 26, December 31, and January 1, 2013 The Narrows Town Office will be closed on December 24th, December 25th, and December 26th in observance of the Christmas holiday.