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.
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 year is "The Romans Road." Contact Pastor Jeremy for further details at 1-443-255-3902.
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
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. Please call 540-922-8391 for details.
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 concrete has hardened.
NEWPORT TREASURES FLEA MARKET
Saturday, July 20 – 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Newport Rec Center
434 Blue Grass Trail (US 42), Newport, VA 24128
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.