September 4, 2012

2 Ways You can Help Define the Future of Parks and Recreation in Davie County

Step One: Complete a Community Survey Step Two: Attend a public input session  Parks and Recreation improve our quality of life, increase community pride, build self esteem, build family unity, create memories, and offer social interaction, help protect the environment, increase property value, and help make us all healthier, happier, and less stressed. Numerous programs offered through Parks and Recreation in Davie County provide proof of those benefits. Whether it’s walking, participating in youth sports classes, youth soccer, youth and adult basketball, after school programs,  summer day and sport camps, or having fun with senior activities, recreation truly provides outstanding […]
August 31, 2012

Enjoy the Holiday Weekend in Davie County

The Labor Day holiday is upon us and Davie County is a great place to be.  Farmer’s Markets, Hot Rods, a sunset musical flight, an old fashioned ice cream social and a classic car show are all on tap this weekend in Davie County. Farmer’s Markets Friday & Saturday The Peachtree Farmer’s Market is open from 4-8 pm tonight.  The Peachtree Farmer’s Market is located at 111 Peachtree Lane, on the corner of Peachtree Lane and NC Highway 801 in Bermuda Run (behind the Wells Fargo Bank Building).  The Peachtree Farmer’s Market will be open each Friday from 4-9 PM […]
August 29, 2012

Hospital Construction Ahead of Schedule for Wake Forest Baptist Health – West Campus in Davie County

The 88-acre site in the town of Bermuda Run on NC Highway 801 at Interstate 40 has been cleared with the exception of the natural wetlands, which are being protected. Grading of the site for the outpatient services building also has been completed and workers began pouring the foundation of the 101,000 square foot building, erecting concrete walls below grade. The outpatient services building will house the emergency department, diagnostic imaging and outpatient surgery. “The property looks totally different now,” said Karen Huey, vice president of Facilities at Wake Forest Baptist.  More than 185,000 cubic yards of dirt was moved […]
August 27, 2012

Dozens of Celebrity-Guest Golf Professionals Will Play in 15th Annual Davie Chamber Golf Tournament!

Continuing its tradition of providing a quality golf tournament and promoting Davie County as an outstanding golfing community, the Davie County Chamber of Commerce invites you to enjoy a round of golf with Professional golfers from throughout the Carolinas. Enjoy a day of Fun, Relaxation and Competition The Pros will be our “celebrity guests” for the day and will be designated as the team captains in the “Pro’s Choice” format. Amateur golfers will enjoy an afternoon of fun competition … with a little help from the professionals. You will enjoy Oak Valley Golf Club – remarkably playable and suitably challenging.  […]
August 21, 2012

Ingersoll Rand Official Proclaims “Davie County workforce is the best in the world!”

55 seconds into the video below: “The Davie County workforce is the best in the world,” proclaimed Phil Wekenmann, plant manager at Ingersoll Rand’s Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Mocksville, NC. Thank you Phil!
August 21, 2012

You are Invited ~ Celebration of Mocksville Mayor Dr. Francis W. Slate This Wednesday

You are invited to attend a celebration of Mocksville Mayor F.W. Slate’s many contributions to the town of Mocksville and community in conjunction with his 90th birthday. There will be a reception in the Mocksville Town Hall from 3:30 to 5:00 PM with a special presentation scheduled for 4:00 PM.
August 14, 2012

Free Summer Concert This Saturday – Mel Jones & Tin Can Alley

Mocksville and Davie County will be alive with the sounds of Mel Jones and Tin Can Alley playing soul, rhythm and blues, & Jazz under the mighty oaks lining the square in historic downtown Mocksville this Saturday, Augst 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Mel Jones – Humorist, Lead Vocalist, Song Writer or Harmonica Player? Jones has established himself as one of the region’s best harmonica players by winning numerous titles in regional festivals and earning a solid reputation for showmanship. He is also an accomplished songwriter, with recordings that feature much of his original work in Livin’ Bones, Blues […]
August 13, 2012

“JoeFest” Saturday, August 25th in Mocksville – Memorial Poker-Run, Chili Cook-off, 4 Live Bands and Natty Greene’s Beer Garden!

Memorial Motorcycle Poker Run The Joe Phillips Memorial Motorcycle Poker Run leaves the Mocksville Square at 11am and will be riding to Freeborns on the Blue Ridge Parkway for lunch. $20 single rider / $25 for two-up. All motorcycles and riders are welcome. For more info on the ride contact Ed Hinkle 336-751-5647 or Eddie Spillman 336-782-0156 (signup starts at 10 am). In 2011 38 riders joined the ride. This year the first 100 riders will get a poker run t-shirt. 5 PM to 10 PM – 4 Live Bands, Chili Cook-off and Beer Garden! The entertainment this year is […]
August 9, 2012

$35 Million Avgol Investment Creates 40 New Manufacturing Jobs in Davie County

A textile manufacturing revolution is underway Avgol Nonwovens celebrated the opening of a 4th production line at their flagship manufacturing plant in Mocksville last week.  This $35 million investment by Avgol has created more than 40 new manufacturing jobs in Davie County bringing the total workforce at the plant to 180 employees. Avgol manufactures approximately 10% of the global non-woven fabric for baby and adult diapers at plants located in China, Israel, Russia and the United States.  With the new production line, the Mocksville plant will produce 60,000 metric tons of non-woven material annually which represents approximately 50% of Avgol’s […]