Giles County Newswire (Page 2)

Giles County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Giles County, VA. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 61 in Giles County, VA

  1. Tennessee politician accused of aggravated statutory rape, sexual exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A 71-year-old Giles County commissioner was arrested by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Wednesday following an almost three-month investigation. Tommy Campbell's arrest comes after he was indicted on two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, coercion of a witness, aggravated statutory rape, aggravated assault, misdemeanor theft, and carrying a firearm in a government building.

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  2. First Cube Fest to open Virginia Tech's unique room to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... used multiple microphones to record sound at the Cascades, a popular water fall and recreation area in nearby Giles County as a base for his composition entitled; Cascades. Visiting research composers from left, bottom row: Dale Parson, Neal Farrell ...

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  3. Cell phone call leads search crews to lost familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | KGWN

    ... always makes sure she has her essentials, including plenty of water. She's hiking near Mountain Lake Lodge in Giles County, Virginia. It's where a family of four couldn't find their way Saturday. They were able to call 911, saying they were lost and ...

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  4. Livestock market employee charged with embezzlingRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | Southwest Times

    A former employee of Giles County livestock market was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing from the business during his employment. Virginia State Police reports that Barry J. Price, 61, of Pearisburg, was indicted by a Giles County grand jury on four counts of embezzlement.

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  5. Mandela fellows remembering friend as journey continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... also united them in the face of a tragedy after the 25th member of their group drowned at the Cascade Falls in Giles County. The Mandela Washington fellowship was started by a White House initiative in 2014 and is run by the U.S. Department of ...

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  6. Cascades reopens following drownings with added warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Giles County's Cascade Falls reopened Tuesday afternoon following the first two drownings there in recent memory and amid increased efforts to warn visitors of the area's dangers.

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  7. Dad dies attempting to save son under Virginia waterfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    ... evening at about 5 p.m. when someone noticed the child, who was swimming under the falls, had gone underwater, Giles County Sheriff Morgan Millirons told WSLS .

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  8. Lifelong volunteer reflects on change at fire, rescue squadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Douglas "Teeter" Robinson, 80, has been a member of the Blacksburg Volunteer Fire Department for 55 years and used to drive to calls in a 1941 Chevrolet fire truck that is now on display in the town's Station No.

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  9. Thousands lose power as storm moves throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    About 2,600 customers in Montgomery County and 550 customers in Giles County have lost power, according to Appalachian Power Co.'

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  10. Brown leaves Pulaski for Russell CountyRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | Southwest Times

    Dr. Greg Brown started this morning at his new stomping grounds, Russell County's Central School Board office, on his first day as that school district's new superintendent. He's been working for this day since he taught and coached in Giles County, all while working on his doctorate.

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  11. Giles County Historical Society opens exhibit to Giant CavernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... from a now collapsed entrance tunnel. Cave features are listed on a handmade map, part of the exhibit in the Giles County Historical Society museum in Pearisburg. Narrows native Ralph Robertson approaches the fence-protected entrance to Giant ...

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  12. Mountainous karst landscape should be a 'no build' zone for pipeline, geologist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... karst topography in mountainous areas in West Virginia and Virginia and pass through what is known as the Giles County seismic zone and, separately, the Mount Tabor sinkhole plain in Montgomery County. Natalie Cox, a spokeswoman for Mountain Valley, ...

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  13. Pilot cruise-in held Saturday -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Mt. Airy News

    ... do at cruise-ins. It wasn't of her grandkids, but rather her blue AMC Javelin, which was parked at home in Giles County, Virginia. Hetherington had noticed an orange 1972 version owned by Michael Quesenberry, of King, and came by to chat with a ...

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  14. Virginia resort Mountain Lake Lodge offers 'Dirty Dancing' weekendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    Mountain Lake Lodge in Pembroke, Virginia, 232 miles southwest of Richmond in Giles County, was the hotel where parts of the 1987 hit movie Dirty Dancing were filmed. "Mountain Lake Lodge is Kellerman's," Heidi Stone, the hotel's general manager, told ABC News .

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  15. Representatives highlight benefits of nanotechnology during Giles Co. visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to the sample's backside found it still cool to the touch. The cutting-edge polymer, created by NanoSonic in Giles County, is part of the rapidly expanding field of nanotechnology - a small science with big potential for the nation's military and ...

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  16. Museum examines Mary Draper Ingles legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Southwest Times

    ... and another captive escaped and walked over 500 miles following the Ohio, Kanawha and New rivers to present-day Giles County, where she was found by German settler Adam Harmon.

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  17. Bear sightings should decrease soonRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Southwest Times

    ... ears in the same spring, " says Randall Bales of Dublin. Last month, Bales spotted a black bear on Route 100 in Giles County and another while he was parked outside the New River Valley Regional Jail in Dublin.

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  18. Man who failed to complete sentence back in jailRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Southwest Times

    A Giles County man has been returned to jail to serve nine days remaining on a sentence he failed to complete last fall. Gary Clayton Turner, 49, of Newport, was ordered last August to serve 30 days of a 120-day jail sentence on an assault and battery conviction in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

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  19. Students' support helps re-energize pipeline opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... dance to music by the Indian Run String Band during a Mountain Valley Pipeline protest hosted by Preserve Giles County and Preserve Newport Historic Properties at the Newport Recreation Center. Lauren Malhotra, a junior at Virginia Tech studying ...

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  20. Bulldogs fall in conference title game to GilesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... was solely a matter of seeding, Bulldog head coach Pete Scouras said he was disappointed after a 6-2 loss to Giles County. "They came out ready to play and we didn't; we got off to a slow start and they made us pay for that," Scouras said. "They ...

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