Giles County Newswire

Giles County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Giles County, VA.

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  1. Group donates "Flora of Virginia" to NRV librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... library in Shawsville, the Jesse Peterman library in Floyd, the Pulaski County library, the Dublin library and Giles County's Pearisburg library. The books won't be available immediately, as it will take time for each library to process them and get ...

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  2. Painting exhibit inspired by Mary Draper InglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Southwest Times

    ... Park, Ingles Farm and Ingles Ferry, all in Radford; Ingles Tavern in Pulaski County, and Snidow Park Landing in Giles County . Organizers say the artists "reacted to the magnitude of Mary's accomplishment by painting at sites she saw on her journey ...

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  3. Library Friends host first Giles County Garden TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... share, celebrate and minister at the Village Green in Newport. Village Green will be featured during the first Giles County Garden Tour Saturday. A special rock dedicated to parishioner Jenny Farrier sits in the Village Green next to a little ...

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  4. Shingles: The DEQ is failing in its responsibility. Deliberately?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Martinsville Bulletin

    By Richard Shingles Shingles, of Newport, is associate professor of political science emeritus at Virginia Tech and coordinator of Preserve Giles County.

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  5. Charge dismissed against pipeline protester after arresting officer accused of lyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Virginia. One of the protests involved a platform mounted on a 50-foot pole that blocked Pocahontas Road in Giles County. A protester known publicly only as Nutty spent more than a month on the platform before she came down May 23 after running out ...

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  6. CASEY: Pipeline opponents try a different tacticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of another tree sitter known as "Nutty" who was perched on a monopole in the Jefferson National Forest in Giles County. The protesters waved signs and chanted complaints that federal authorities barred them from supplying Nutty with food and water. ...

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  7. Landfill possible in Cumberland near Powhatan borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Powhatan Today

    Shown is County Waste of Virginia's conceptual rendering of a landfill being proposed in eastern Cumberland County. At its closest, the land is a few hundred feet from the Powhatan County border and much of the truck traffic hauling trash there will likely come through Powhatan on Route 60. Shown is County Waste of Virginia's conceptual rendering of a landfill being proposed in eastern Cumberland County.

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  8. Anti-terrorism agencies involved in monitoring protesters of Mountain Valley PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Powhatan Today

    ... protests, according to records obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests to the Montgomery and Giles county sheriffs and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management. The records were provided to the Richmond Times-Dispatch by the ...

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  9. Final pipeline protesters removed from elevated perchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 | The Daily News-Record

    ... Pipeline. Authorities removed 30-year-old Catherine "Fern" McDougal Friday morning from an elevated platform in Giles County where she had been camped out since May 21. She was charged with four misdemeanors in federal court. A few hours later, a ...

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  10. Final 2 Mountain Valley Pipeline protesters are gone from aerial perchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Service and Virginia State Police "safely removed" a woman on a platform suspended above Pocahontas Road in Giles County, where she had been camped out since May 21, a Forest Service spokeswoman said. Authorities used a cherry picker to reach ...

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  11. Pipeline protester removed from aerial blockade in Giles CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A protester on an elevated platform that was blocking an access road to a pipeline construction site was brought down early Friday.

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  12. Giles County winery: Ring, riesling and ruralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... process used to make wine at JBR Vineyards & Winery. The winery dedicated a new tasting room in rural Giles County Wednesday. Cameron Ring explains the fermentation process used to make wine at JBR Vineyards & Winery. The winery dedicated a new ...

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  13. Judge to tree-sitters: This is 'not a game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... construction. While the Reillys' property is now clear of tree-sitters, others remain on Peters Mountain and in Giles County. Mountain Valley's director of construction testified at Monday's hearing that the tree-sitter delays have already cost the ...

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  14. Judge to tree-sitters opposing Mountain Valley Pipeline: This is 'not a game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... construction. While the Reillys' property is now clear of tree-sitters, others remain in Peters Mountain and in Giles County. Mountain Valley's director of construction testified at Monday's hearing that the tree-sitter delays have already cost the ...

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  15. Pipeline protester known as 'Nutty' has come down from her pole in Giles CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Fredericksburg.com

    From March 28 until Wednesday, a pipeline protester known as "Nutty" lived atop a small platform suspended from a 50-foot pole along Pocahontas Road in Giles County. From March 28 until Wednesday, a pipeline protester known as "Nutty" lived atop a small platform suspended from a 50-foot pole along Pocahontas Road in Giles County.

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  16. Pipeline protester known as 'Nutty' has come down from her pole in Giles CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Martinsville Bulletin

    From March 28 until Wednesday, a pipeline protester known as "Nutty" lived atop a small platform suspended from a 50-foot pole along Pocahontas Road in Giles County.

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  17. Another Mountain Valley Pipeline protester takes to treesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    The Roanoke Times cites an Appalachians Against Pipelines release that says 30-year-old Fern MacDougal on Monday ascended a platform suspended from ropes anchored to trees. It's strung across a Giles County road that officials plan to use to reach a construction site.

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  18. Another Mountain Valley Pipeline protest is off the ground in Giles CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A woman protesting plans to build the natural gas pipeline through Southwest Virginia is positioned on a platform suspended from ropes anchored to trees in the Jefferson National Forest on Monday.

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  19. Construction halted at Mountain Valley Pipeline work site following severe erosion in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Forest Service's decision to cut off food and water to a protester who is blocking the pipeline's route through Giles County. Known by her Appalachian Trail nickname "Nutty," the woman has been camped since March 28 in a platform suspended from a ...

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  20. Mudslide closes portion of U.S. 460 in Giles CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A mudslide has closed the right lane of westbound U.S. Route 460 in Giles County, according to a news release from the Virginia Department of Transportation.

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