February 19, 2015

Tell Cold Weather to Take a Hike – Popsicle 5K Run This Saturday in Mocksville!

Join us for the 4th Annual Popsicle 5k Run this Saturday, Febryary 21, 2015 at Mocksville Elementary School on Cemetery Street in Mocksville.  New and Improved with a certified course! All abilities are welcome! The route begins at Mocksville Elementary across from Rich Park and goes through downtown Mocksville. The Davie Community Foundation’s Annual 5K “Popsicle” run was the inspiration for the cover of the July 2013 Reader’s Digest.  Reason Number 28:  “We Tell Cold Weather to Take a Hike.  The Popsicle 5K in Davie County, North Carolina, an annual fundraiser for local youth projects, lives up to its chilly […]
February 13, 2015

Congratulations – WinMock at Kinderton Earns Top Wedding Venue Award!

WinMock at Kinderton has been awarded the 2015 Couples’ Choice Award® by WeddingWire.  The Couples’ Choice Awards recognize the top five percent of local Wedding Professionals from throughout the United States, Canada and abroad that demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. “What we value most about this award is that it is based solely on client reviews and service consistency,” shared Wayne Thomas, owner of WinMock at Kinderton and parent firm Sterling Events Group. “From day one we have prided ourselves on sustaining the quality of our product and adhering to service excellence. To be recognized nationally and […]
February 6, 2015

Top 10 Stories of the Year: 2014 Economic Development Highlights

2014 was an outstanding year of growing opportunity for businesses and citizens.  Davie County and the Davie County Economic Development Commission continue to play a leadership role in job creation. In late 2013, the Davie County Economic Development Commission set a goal to raise $1,000,000 over the next five years to implement a strategic plan to create jobs and grow the local economy.   The plan, “Together we are Davie!” has as its fundamental goals to realize more than $100,000,000 in new capital investment and to create 1,200 new primary jobs over five years. The five-year economic growth initiative will utilize […]
January 28, 2015

Congratulations “Best of Davie” and Chamber Award Recipients!

The 2014 “Best of Davie” awards were announced at the 45th Annual Davie County Chamber Awards Gala and Annual Meeting held at Winmock at Kinderton on Thursday, January 22nd.   In addition to the Best of Davie Awards, the annual Davie Chamber Awards were presented to the following Davie Chamber members. Member of the Year 2014 Tom Lentz – Davie Electrical Co. Small Business of the Year 2014 Subway of Mocksville Business of the Year 2014 Twin City Youth Soccer Association E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award Dr. Darrin Hartness   Voting for the 2014 Best of Davie Awards was open to all members […]
January 21, 2015

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS – Dozens of Openings

Dozens of full time and part time job openings in and around Davie County have been posted this week to the Davie County Jobs listing. You can help by Sharing… Hit the “Share” button below and tell your friends about this job resource to help connect job seekers with local employers while helping local businesses find local talent. New Job Openings Posted Daily Here is a sampling of openings posted this week:  Distribution Center at Ashley Furniture, Material Handler at Ingersoll Rand, Equipment Operator at Vulcan Materials, F/T Deli/Bakery at Food Lion, Scheduler at Reeb Millwork, Elementary Math Tutor in […]
January 12, 2015

2nd Annual Best of Davie Awards – Vote Online today!

Please vote online today for “THE BEST” in over 20 categories in the 2nd 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.  Now the Davie County Chamber of Commerce is giving you a chance to highlight the businesses, services, and destinations that make Davie County so appealing with its 2nd Annual “Best of Davie Awards.” This new component of the Chamber’s iSHOPDAVIE initiative offers residents and visitors alike the chance to nominate and vote […]
January 7, 2015

Arctic Air Arrives – School Delays and Duke Energy asks Customers to Reduce Electricity Use During Next 24 Hours

From Davie County Schools web site: Due to the below freezing wind chill advisory in effect for tomorrow morning, Davie County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for students on Thursday, January 8, 2015.  Staff will report on regular schedule.  Now, Duke Energy officials are asking customers to reduce electricity use during the next 24 hours to help avoid potential high-energy demand on the electrical grid caused by frigid temperatures. “The forecasted conditions are very similar to those we experienced last January during the Polar Vortex, and are affecting a large portion of the country,” said Nelson Peeler, Duke Energy vice president […]
January 7, 2015

How to Get Started in Beekeeping – Class Starts This Saturday, January 10, 2015

The Davie County Beekeepers Association will hold its annual Beginner Beekeeping Short Course starting this Saturday, January 1oth. Did you know North Carolina has more backyard beekeepers than any other state?  Have you ever considered keeping bees?  Would you like to know more about this fascinating hobby or occupation?  Join the Davie County Beekeepers Association for the 2 day class, “How to Get Started in Beekeeping.” Classes Begin Saturday, January 10th, 2015. When: Saturday ,January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st and Feb 7th, 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m, and tentative field day April 4th weather permitting Where: Davie County Extension Office […]
December 31, 2014

Free Ice Skating & Toboggan Slide This Saturday at Davie Academy in Mocksville!

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE AND SHARE WITH FRIENDS THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD CENTRAL DAVIE ACADEMY GYM – 220 CAMPBELL ROAD, MOCKSVILLE Come on out, bring the kids, and skate and slide with us in Mocksville!  Join us again as “Winterfest” continues on Saturday, January 3rd from 12 noon until 5 PM at (Junkers Mill outdoor theater)  Central Davie Academy Gym, 220 Campbell Road, Mocksville, NC for free ice skating and the inflatable toboggan slide.  Ice skates will be supplied!  Come enjoy the fun on this artificial skating surface that accommodates up to 30 people at a time, perimeter fencing, […]

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