May 18, 2018

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs – Ingersoll Rand “Showcase Facility” Expanding in Mocksville

Ingersoll Rand is expanding its operations with plans to create 25 jobs and invest nearly $30 million in the Mocksville plant by the end of 2019. The Mocksville plant sits on 130 acres in Davie County, employs around 400 full-time employees, and supports the Compression Technology Services Branch of Ingersoll Rand through the manufacturing of Rotary, Centrifugal, and Thermo King air compressors and fabricating parts for our Trane businesses. The capital investment is the result of the plant’s endeavor to become Ingersoll Rand’s “showcase facility,” according to Ashley Kern, Senior Human Resources Generalist. “Becoming a showcase facility is a three-pronged […]
May 15, 2018

NC Reads – Learn How You Can Help

Summer learning loss erases gains made during the school year, but summer learning programs keep kids growing! Studies show that children who read at least six books during the summer maintain or improve their reading skills, while children who didn’t read any books saw their reading skills decline by as much as one grade level. You can help! The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s statewide summer reading initiative, NC Reads, is underway and has four goals: ensure that preschool and elementary students have books to read at home so that they learn the joy of reading from an early […]
May 8, 2018

Davie County Relay For Life – This Friday, May 11th

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life movement is the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer.  It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and to take action to finish the fight once and for all!! Davie County’s Relay for Life event will be held this Friday, May 11th from 6 p.m. to midnight at Davie High. RAIN OR SHINE! Bring your lawn chair and enjoy! Food vendors on site!   Every Dollar Makes a Difference! At Relay For Life no donation is too small, each and […]
May 2, 2018

Daniel Boone Family Festival, Saturday May 5th, will Dish up Food, Fun, Music and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

Free Community Event! 10 AM to 8:30 PM On Saturday, May 5th, Historic Davie will host the Daniel Boone Family Festival in Historic Downtown Mocksville.  Featuring local artisans,  historic reenactors, Fort Dobbs, historical tours throughout the county, food,  contests and live music, and a kids area with free pony rides, inflatables and balloon artistry, there’s something for everyone at the all-day event which runs from 10 a.m – 5 p.m. Live musical entertainment will continue until 8:30 p.m. Retrace the Steps of Daniel Boone, the Revolutionary War, Historic Homes and More! Daniel Boone spent nearly 25 years in the Yadkin […]
April 29, 2018

The Mocksville Farmers Market opens Wednesday, May 2nd!

Ready for some tantalizingly tasty fresh produce? The Mocksville Farmer’s Market will open Wednesday, May 2nd, from 3 – 6 p.m. in the Junker’s Mill parking lot located at 107 S Salisbury St. in Mocksville. The Mocksville Farmers Market is proud to provide a community market for consumers, farmers and artisans to buy and sell local fruits, vegetables, plants and handmade crafts.  In addition to fresh produce, the market offers baked goods, jams, candles, soaps, creams, lotions, farm art, honey, meats, berries, eggs, flowers and more! Join them as they promote “Eat Fresh, Healthy and Local”. “We are excited to […]