February 5, 2013

Popsicle 5K ~ $4,000 Rasied for Davie County Youth Led Projects!

As the sun rose in Davie County on Saturday, February 2nd, the air was a cold 21 degrees; it looked like the Popsicle 5K would live up to its name. Mocksville Elementary School, usually quiet on the weekends, was bustling as SURF Board members began preparing for the runners. The Popsicle 5K is a fundraiser for the SURF (Students Understanding Real Futures) Board and all proceeds from the run go toward their grant making efforts. Runners began arriving at 7:30am to get signed in. They stretched and drank coffee to keep loose and warm before braving the cold. Just before […]
January 31, 2013

Advanced Manufacturing Lab Coming to Davie County High School

An advanced manufacturing lab is being built on the campus of Davie County High School.  The lab, opening in the fall of 2013 will contain three CNC Vertical Mills (3-axis, 4-axis and 5-axis), three CNC Turning Centers, four manual knee mills, four manual engine lathes and two surface grinders.  In addition, the welding program at the Davie Campus of DCCC is being expanded. Real World Training for High Paying Jobs The expansion of the welding program and the implementation of the advanced manufacturing lab make it possible for Davie County high School students to earn 2 college certificates while still […]
January 30, 2013

Second Annual “Popsicle 5K Run” This Weekend in Davie County

Don’t miss the second annual Davie County “Popsicle 5K” run this Saturday, February 2nd.  Runners of all ages and abilities are welcome! Zero K and Fun Run Don’t want to run?  Sign up the morning of the race if you are there to support a friend but do not want to run. You’ll get a t-shirt and coffee and not have to run an inch! Fun Run- Kids (10 & under) there with a runner can participate in a short race after the 5K has finished. Click Here to register now for the race All proceeds from the Popsicle Run […]
January 24, 2013

Davie County Jobs

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. New Job Openings Posted Daily Here is a sampling of opening posted this week:  machinist, shipping/receiving clerk, data entry, driver, police officer,  produce manager, baby sitter, customer service, accounts payable, trial attorney, delivery driver, restaurant manager, electrical engineer, and more. You can help… Hit the “Like” button above and help connect job seekers with local employers while helping local businesses find local talent. About Davie County Jobs The job openings are an aggregation of publicly […]
January 18, 2013

Mocksville Davie Parks and Recreation ~ Staying in Shape Made Easy… and Fun!

The Mocksville/Davie Parks & Recreation Department provides a comprehensive recreation program for people of all ages in Davie County with athletic programs for children and adults, a variety of classes, camps, community events, and activities for seniors. Programs & Special Events The Davie Park & Rec Department coordinates the Davie County Senior Games, Special Olympics and the Davie Youth Council.  Special events are the July 4th Celebration at Rich Park. The Daddy/ Daughter Dance, The Easter Egg Hunt, Big Sweep, South Yadkin Canoe Race,  and a Senior Walking program. SPORTS PROGRAMS Softball, T-Ball, Peewee ~ Ages 3-8 with sign ups […]
January 11, 2013

Jobs!

American Hardwoods Inc. has announced a new website, www.ncwoodjobs.com, for those seeking employment at the wood product manufacturing company located at 192 Industrial Blvd in Mocksville.  The company has future openings in the manufacturing plant as well as openings in sales and administration. For best results, applicants are encouraged to complete the application online to ensure fastest delivery to staffing decision makers at the company. Wholesale Flooring Outlet Now Open Since reopening the plant a little over a year ago the company has made great strides after an initial period of evaluation and strategic planning.   Effective immediately, the company has […]
January 10, 2013

Davie County Montage Print Coming This Spring

Have you ever seen one of those highly detailed montage pen and ink drawings that tell the story of a community in an intricately detailed pen and ink drawing?   These pieces of art are conversations pieces that make wonderful gifts and look great in any décor. Community Creations is preparing one of these instant collectible pieces of art for Davie County with a spring 2013 release schedule. While dozens of local sites, people and buildings will be included in the print based on historic importance, local businesses are being given an opportunity to be included in this instant collectible. The […]
January 4, 2013

“How to get Started in Beekeeping” ~ Class starts January 12th

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? Classes Begin Saturday, January 12 at Davie County Library in Mocksville The 8th annual Beginners Beekeeping Short Course will be held at the Davie County Library in Mocksville from 9A.M. until 11:30 A.M. for five consecutive Saturdays beginning January 12th. In addition to Saturday morning classes, an “Apiary Day” will follow, allowing participants to look into an active honey bee hive for an in-depth, “hands-on” view of the activity […]
January 2, 2013

Casting Call ~ Auditions this Saturday!

The Davie County Arts Council and the Brock Players will host auditions for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 10:00 AM this Saturday, January 5th, 2013. This Tony Award winning musical comedy centers on a fictional spelling bee set in a geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the bee, run by three equally-quirky grown-ups. If you have not been to see a Brock Players production yet, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” would provide a wonderful introduction to the Brock Players and Community Theater productions from the Davie County Arts Council. Audition Preparation Familiarize […]