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Recreation Economy for Rural Communities: Giles County…

Welcome! This is the registration page for the Recreation Economy for Rural Communities Virtual Workshop for Giles County, focusing on the Towns of Pembroke and Narrows, taking place October 26-29, 2020. This is a series of seven, virtual video conference sessions spaced over four days. The process is designed for interactivity....

March 24, 2018 | Ramps N Roads

Ramps N Roads March 24, 2018 Returns to Giles County   Citizens of all ages, from all areas of Giles County, will be cleaning unsightly litter from our highways and byways, boat ramps, river and stream access points.   Join us at 9:00am at Eastern Elementary/Middle School. We will disperse from there to the main cleanup points. Bags, gloves and water will be supplied.   Meet back at Eastern Elementary/Middle  School for complimentary lunch at 12:00pm.   ...

Caution on the New River due to very high flows

Memorial Day weekend typically brings many people to Giles County to enjoy the beautiful New River.  Unfortunately, the recent heavy rains have created very high flows which are currently at more than 30,000 cubic feet per second creating a gauge reading at Glen Lyn of 9.6 feet.  While below flood stage, this volume of water can create dangerous conditions and extremely strong currents in many parts of the river.  We ask that you carefully consider skill levels, equipment, and river conditions prior to getting on the river.  Depending on the...