April 12, 2012

Enjoy a Davie County Sunset Musical Flight this Friday at Raylen Vineyards and Winery

Free Event ~ Come out to RayLen Vineyards and Winery in Davie County for the springtime Sunset Musical Flight on Friday, April 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  Pack a picnic and bring your friends.  This is a free event so come on out to enjoy great wine, music, and socializing. Picnic baskets and lawn chairs are permitted, but no pets or coolers for this event. Musical Entertainment by “Lean In” Accompanying the award winning wines from Raylen Daniel Seriff’s band “Lean In” will provide entertainment for the evening.  A rich tapestry of melody, rhythm and harmony, “Lean In” musical […]
April 10, 2012

Got Books? Davie County Library Book Sale This Week!

Great bargains on new and gently used books can be found at the Friends of Davie County Public Library book sale this weekend.  Held every spring and fall, the book sales are the volunteer organization’s main fundraiser. The book sale is located at Davie County Public Library, 371 N. Main St. Mocksville. Book sale organizers are happy to report no price increase for books in 2012. Blue Dot “Booktique” A highlight of this sale will be the “Blue Dot Booktique,” a special area with new and higher value books for only $2.00.  And, to encourage young readers to shop the […]
April 4, 2012

21st Century Learning ~ Davie County Schools Robotics Competition

Davie County STEM Education in collaboration with Wake Forest Baptist Health ~ On Friday, April 27th, from 4-7 pm, teams from all 6 Davie County elementary schools and all 3 middle schools will converge at Davie County High School for an afternoon and evening of friendly but fierce competition! Each team has been issued 10 logistics challenges with a hospital theme developed in collaboration with North Carolina Baptist Health to celebrate the building of a new hospital in the county. Engaging Curriculum with Cutting Edge Science and Real World Relevance Teams will program LEGO NXT robots to do such things […]
April 2, 2012

New Davie County Government Web Site Launched

On Saturday, March 31st, Davie County Government launched a new website designed to help citizens stay informed and up to date on news, events and other information you care about. Easy to find exactly what you need From contact information for every department in the County Government, how to apply for a marriage license, voter registration information, to County Commissioner meeting agendas and minutes, the new site is well designed making it quite easy to find exactly what you need. Sign up for email alerts A community calendar on the site makes it easy to find the dates, times and […]
March 29, 2012

Help Honor Davie County’s Vietnam Veterans This Saturday

Mayor F.W. Slate has proclaimed March 31, 2012 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”.  The Town of Mocksville invites the County of Davie, Town of Bermuda Run and Town of Cooleemee to join together  to pay tribute to the men and women who served our country during the Vietnam War. All residents are invited to help honor these Vietnam Veterans as they depart in buses from Davie High School approximately at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, to attend the Welcome Home Celebration at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.   Display your gratitude to these honorable veterans by joining together along the […]
March 26, 2012

Davie County Chamber and The Y Present Free Health Expo to Davie Community

Free Health Screenings and More – Free Community Event The Davie County Chamber and the Davie Family YMCA are pleased to present the For Your Health Expo 2012 on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at the Davie Family YMCA on Cemetery Street.  For Your Health Expo runs from 9am to 1pm and is free to the public.  This annual community event brings vendors of healthy lifestyle products and services together under one roof to offer Davie County residents a convenient one-stop healthy lifestyle information experience. Sponsored by both Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Hospital and Forsyth Medical Center, the For […]
March 22, 2012

Unemployment Figures Released

The unemployment rate increased in 95 of North Carolina’s 100 counties for January 2012 while Davie County’s unemployment rate decreased from 10.4% to 10.3%. Over the last twelve months, unemployment rates increased in 58 counties, decreased in 35 counties and remained the same in seven counties.  Davie County’s unemployment rate decreased. The state-wide unadjusted unemployment rate was 10.5 percent in January 2012. Seasonal factors contributed to an increase in county unemployment rates across North Carolina in January.  “Seasonal losses in retail as well as the leisure and hospitality sector contributed to gains in the unemployment rates,” said N.C. Department of […]
March 21, 2012

Original “Scout” to Appear at the Brock Center on Friday, March 23, 2012

The Davie County Arts Council’s Brock Players will have three more performances of their production of To Kill a Mockingbird on March 23rd, 24th and 25th.  They will host a very special guest appearance at the Friday, March 23rd performance.  Mary Badham, who played “Scout” in the film version with Gregory Peck, will be at that performance. Patrons will see the Brock Players’ rendition of the play and then be privileged to hear Ms. Badham speak about the book and the play after that performance.  She will allow time to answer questions from the audience and then will be in […]
March 16, 2012

Opening This Weekend ~ The Davie County Arts Council Presents “To Kill a Mockingbird”

“To Kill a Mockingbird” opens Friday evening, March 16th and runs for two weeks at the Brock Performing Center in historic downtown Mocksville.  The play has been adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name written by Harper Lee and published in 1960. The play runs over the next 2 weekends with performances scheduled each Friday, Saturday at 7 PM and each Sunday at 3 PM. Directed by Mollye Ann Maxner from the North Carolina School of the Arts, the cast includes some new faces and some old friends from the Brock Players. A southern gothic novel […]