September 30, 2014

War Eagle Drive! Community Celebrates Ground Breaking for New Davie County High School

Thursday, September 25, 2014 was a day of celebration for Davie County as the community came together to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Davie County High School.  Hundreds of folks were on hand to help celebrate the opening of a new chapter in the history of Davie County. As reported by WGHP Fox8 News, the current Davie County High School was built in 1956 to house 725 students.  There was no cafeteria, no gymnasium and no auditorium. Over the years, a cafeteria was added, as was a gymnasium, but the number of students kept growing; and today, there are […]
September 22, 2014

Free Community Event – Textile Heritage Festival This Saturday!

A Fun Day for the Entire Family Join the Over 4,000 people who visit Cooleemee each year to explore the history of Southern mill town culture at the 23rd Annual Textile Heritage Festival in Cooleemee, NC from 10 am until 4 pm on Saturday, September 27th, 2014.  Live music, opening of new museum exhibit, textile heritage displays, and lots of fun. Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Carolina Cornbread Contest.  No entry fee for the Carolina Cornbread Contest which comes with a $100 prize and bragging rights for one year but you must register by Wednesday, September 24th by calling 336 284-6040 […]
September 18, 2014

Free Community Event – Sugar Valley Airport Fly-In on Saturday, September 27

Sugar Valley Airport is holding its annual fly-in/drive-in on Saturday, September 27.  The public is welcome and everyone is invited to enjoy the festivities, airplanes, live music, crafts, arts, magic show, and a wonderful presentation by those who use aviation for service to their communities.  Hot dogs, fries, hamburgers, popcorn, ice cream available.   Activities begin at 9:00 am with a Spot Landing Contest, and continue throughout the day until 3:00 PM. Try your hand at flying a real life simulator.  Watch the pilots vie for a prize if they land their planes close to designated spot.  Check out the wide […]
September 16, 2014

Davie County Memorial Dedication and Day of Remembrance – 9/11/2014

September 11, 2014 began in Davie County with a prayer breakfast hosted by our friends at WinMock at Kinderton and the raising of a 30’ x 50’ American Flag on the grounds at WinMock. First responders from across Davie County gathered on the grounds at WinMock at various times throughout the day for what is becoming an annual tradition on 9/11 so that friends and neighbors from the community would be able to say “thank you” in person to many of the folks we rely on throughout the year to help us in our greatest hours of need. Thank you […]
September 10, 2014

2 Events to Mark 9/11 This Year – Davie County Will Never Forget!

Please join us in the morning and/or in the evening on Thursday, 9/11/2014 for one or both events in Davie County being held to remember 9/11 and to honor Davie County’s first responders. A Day of Remembrance – WinMock at Kinderton On Thursday, September 11, 2014, WinMock at Kinderton will host “A Day of Remembrance”. All are invited as we gather to remember the events of September 11 and pray for our nation, our first responders, and all those whose lives were affected by the tragic events of that day. The morning begins at 8:00 with a community prayer breakfast. […]
September 8, 2014

7 #1 Songs and 2013 Album of the Year! Bluegrass Band “Balsam Range” in Mocksville this Saturday

On Saturday evening September 13, “Balsam Range” will perform on stage at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theatre during the 2014 Groce-man Jam in Mocksville!  Gates open at 5:30, music begins at 6:00 PM. World Class Talent Balsam Range, the popular 5-piece Bluegrass powerhouse band out of Haywood County, NC has won the following Awards: 2013 IBMA Album of the Year WINNER, Papertown 2011 IBMA Song of the Year WINNER, “Trains I Missed” 5 Consecutive Months at #1 on the Bluegrass Unlimited National Airplay Album Chart 7 National #1 Songs. Including: “Last Train To Kitty Hawk”, “Caney Fork River”, “Trains I Missed”, […]
September 3, 2014

Peter Pan Jr. -The Musical ~ Opens This Weekend at the Brock Performing Arts Center!

Davie County Arts Council’s Brock Players present Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. – The Musical at the Brock Center in Mocksville.  Join the Davie County Arts Council in support of our local theatre. Evening Performances begin September 5th, 6th, 12th, & 13th at 7:30 PM. Matinee performances will be held September 7th & 14th at 3:00 PM. Tickets for children (18 and under) & seniors are $13. Adult admission is $15. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Box Office at (336)751-3000 Peter Pan Jr. – The Musical Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie’s enchanting play, Disney’s Peter Pan […]
August 28, 2014

17th Annual Davie Chamber Pro Scramble Golf Tournament Monday, September 8

Join  the Davie County Chamber of Commerce for one of the best golf tournaments of the year, the 17th Annual Davie County Chamber of Commerce Pro Scramble Golf Tournament on Monday, September 8th at Oak Valley Golf Club. Professional golfers serve as captains of the teams consisting of five amateur players.  A shotgun start at noon gets the day started with a post-tournament cookout and awards ceremony to celebrate the winning teams. The tournament is the Chamber’s key annual fundraiser and proceeds are designated for furthering the Chamber’s mission to develop business initiatives and support economic development and community projects […]
August 19, 2014

Kruger Brothers Performing at Bluegrass Festival in Mocksville, Saturday, September 13th

The Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, September 13th, will feature the highly acclaimed Kruger Brothers, the Snyder Family Band, and Red June. Gates will open at 10:00 a.m. and music starts at 11:00 a.m. The festival will conclude at 5:00 p.m. In 2007, the Krugers Brothers received the Award for Artistic Excellence from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2011, Jens Kruger was inducted into the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame, and in 2013 he won the coveted Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Music. The Snyder Family Band will also perform. The Snyders are highly […]