March 10, 2016

Golden Leaf Helps Davie County Land 1,400 Manufacturing, Textile Jobs

Golden LEAF awards $3.5 million in grants to bring projects to life In 2011, Davie County’s unemployment rate reached 13% with minimal job prospects on the horizon. Today, the county boasts a 4.3% unemployment rate and booming businesses, according to Terry Bralley, President of the Davie County Economic Development Corporation. Much of that dip in the jobless rate results from job growth in manufacturing and textiles. The county has gained approximately 1,400 new jobs in those sectors in the last five years, thanks in part to two grants totaling $3.5 million from the Golden LEAF Foundation. Golden LEAF awarded Davie […]
January 21, 2016

State of Emergency Declared: 8-12 inches of snow expected Friday

As of 1 p.m., on January 21, 2016 Davie County has declared a State of Emergency.  Please be advised of the following: Per the National Weather Service, northeast areas of Davie County are anticipated to receive 8-12 inches of snow on Friday.  In the southern parts of the county, we are anticipated to receive 4-6 inches of snow, followed by sleet and freezing rain—this is expected to begin overnight (early Friday morning).  Sustained winds are expected to be 10-12 mph, with gusts up to 25 mph. Residents are urged to take precautions now and plan for inclement weather!  The projected forecast […]
January 8, 2016

David Osborne Trio –“Pianist to the Presidents” at Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 16th – Tickets Available Now!

Music enthusiasts are in for a rare treat when the David Osborne Trio takes the stage at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 16th at 7:30 pm. The trio’s blend of romantic, classical, jazz, pop, inspirational, patriotic and Broadway show tunes is guaranteed to wow music lovers of all ages. “Pianist to the President” Known as the “Pianist to the Presidents”, Osborne has given performances at the White House for every American President since Ronald Reagan. Osborne is also a regular performer for Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter in Plains, Georgia.  He created and organized President Carter’s 75th birthday […]
December 29, 2015

Blue, Blue Blue…Law Enforcement Appreciation!

Change One Light to Blue on this New Year’s Day Beginning on New Year’s Day and thru January 9th, 2016, please consider placing a blue light in a window or on your porch to show your support for your law enforcement officers. Blue light bulbs are available at the Mocksville Town Hall for $1.50. Why Blue Light a Cop? By displaying blue lights, you will be sending a dual message: that you support America’s peacemakers and that you hope the coming year will be a year of peace. You will be showing your support for those officers who have made […]
December 5, 2015

3rd Annual Best of Davie Awards – Vote Online Today!

Everyone has their favorites –the restaurant that serves that special dish, the stylist who gets your haircut just right, or the boutique that always has the perfect gift. Well it’s time again to give those businesses the recognition they deserve by voting online today for “THE BEST” in over 20 categories in the 3rd Annual Best of Davie Awards! We all know just how special our community is—and judging from all the new businesses and enterprises choosing to locate here it seems the word is starting to spread.  The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is giving you a chance to […]
November 10, 2015

Greenlight a Vet!

Change your porch Light to Green on Veterans Day to show our Veterans they are Remembered, Walmart, Lowes, and Home Depot all carry Green Lights. What is Greeenlight a Vet? America’s veterans are some of our nation’s bravest, hardest-working men and women. However, it’s hard to show them the appreciation they deserve when, back home and out of uniform, they’re more camouflaged than ever. Greenlight A Vet is a campaign to establish visible national support for our veterans by changing one light to green. Change One Light to Green Change one light to green in a visible location-on your porch, […]
November 5, 2015

Welcome AccuMED – Company Investing $3.5 Million and Bringing 50 Jobs to Davie County!

In another win for Davie County, AccuMED is moving its corporate headquarters from Buffalo, New York to Mocksville.  The company will invest approximately $3.5 million and create 40-50 jobs here! Another Vacant Building Back in Business – Hiring to Begin in Spring The company is moving into the former Ventlab building, a 78,300 square foot building located at 155 Boyce Drive in Mocksville.  AccuMED corporate headquarters in Mocksville is expected to include jobs in senior management, engineering, supply chain, production planning, information technology, human relations, quality assurance, logistics and warehousing, project management, finance, and general production and support positions. The […]
November 2, 2015

iSHOPDavie Gift Shopping Expo This Thursday at WinMock at Kinderton

Don’t miss the 2nd annual iSHOPDavie Gift Shopping Expo this Thursday, November 5th from 3:30pm to 7:30pm at WinMock at Kinderton, 168 E. Kinderton Way in Bermuda Run. Last year’s event was a huge success with over 300 shoppers packing the majestic WinMock barn, and stocking up on holiday gifts and items purchased from local vendors. This year’s event is 100% focused on gift shopping and considered the official Kick Off to Christmas Shopping with a local flair! Several local restaurants and caterers will be onsite offering a wide variety of food samplings and items to purchase. Davie County vineyards […]
October 30, 2015

Another Davie County Win – Pro Refrigeration Expands to Larger Facility & Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

Just two years after opening its East Coast manufacturing plant in Davie County, Pro Refrigeration is expanding!  They have outgrown the 40,000 square feet of space in the former Crown Wood building on John Crotts Road and have expanded into over 60,000 square feet of space in the former Renegade Tobacco warehouse on Beechtree Place, just off of Farmington Road near Interstate 40.  The layout of the new location doubles the amount of space dedicated to the manufacturing process. Skilled Workforce, Business Friendly Environment & Amazing Support Pro Refrigeration was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Auburn Washington.  In […]