February 9, 2012

“Kids Love History” Valentine Bake Sale Starts 10 AM Saturday

Sweets for Your Sweets A Valentines Bake Sale will be held in Cooleemee starting at 10 AM on Saturday, February 11th in front of the Dollar General Store.   Proceeds will benefit the Cooleemee Historical Association’s unique kids’ history programs that have given “roots” to an entire generation of local children. Several dozen local bakers will be contributing “sweets for your sweets” to keep the “Discovering Our Heritage” Kids Programs operating. “Homemade cakes, cookies, cup cakes and other items will be sold until they’re all gone” says Jennifer Godbey, coordinator of the project. If you would like to contribute a baked […]
February 8, 2012

Davie County Civic Forum ~ Share Your Ideas

Do you have ideas that could make Davie County and the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina a more sustainable place to work, live, and get around?  The Piedmont Triad Sustainable Communities Planning Project has established an online forum, “Piedmont Voice,” for each county in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. Help Shape the Future ~ The Davie County “MindMixer” Join the Davie County MindMixer, an online conversation, and help shape a future where communities across the Piedmont Triad become more resilient through tough economic times by creating innovative solutions to sustainable development. Strengths and Challenges of the Piedmont Triad […]
February 4, 2012

Watch Live Broadcasts of the Davie County Commissioners’ Meetings

The Davie County Board of Commissioners has invited us to present real-time video broadcasts of their regular monthly meetings.  The monthly meeting is usually on the first Monday night of each month beginning at 6:00 PM.  The 2012 schedule is available below.  Video archives of the broadcasts will be available on your Davie County YouTube Channel. Our first live video broadcast of the Davie County Commissioners meeting was on Tuesday, January 3rd. Next Broadcast at 6:00 PM on Monday, February 6, 2012 This was a first attempt in a new recording environment and the video has been posted along with […]
February 1, 2012

Remembering Town Commissioner Buster Cleary

J.C “Buster” Cleary died at his home this past weekend at the age of 77.  He was a long serving Mocksville town board member, former county commissioner, and a man many remember as having a big heart.  There were few in town who didn’t know him and even fewer who didn’t know of him. When Buster attended the monthly town meetings he almost always brought along his beloved toy poodle that would sit quietly in his lap. “He was a commissioner with the town when I first started here,” Town Manager Christine Bralley says.  “He’s been here my entire tenure.  […]
January 29, 2012

Dozens of Davie County Job Openings

Davie County Jobs Dozens of new jobs have appeared this week on the continuously updated list of Davie County jobs. New job openings are being posted frequently, sometimes several times per day. Current Job Openings Jobs posted in Davie County as of Sunday evening include openings for machinist, precision machinery maintenance technician, delivery driver, property manager, real estate agent, occupational therapist, manager trainee, case manager, anesthesiologist, customer service representative, pet sitter, after school nanny, and more. Please Help… You can help connect job seekers with local employers while helping local businesses find local talent by hitting the like button above […]
January 27, 2012

150 Attended the Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan Review

Over 150 Davie County citizens attended the public presentation of the draft comprehensive plan at the WinMock Barn “Granary” events center on January 24th!  After introductions by Mayor Rethmeier, residents were briefed in detail on the draft comprehensive plan.  Presentations included details on the goals, history and famework of the plan. Videos from the meeting appear below and are also available on your Davie County YouTube Channel.  Links to the comprehensive plan resources are provided after the following videos. Public Presentation of Town of Bermuda Run Draft Comprehensive Plan ~ Part 1 of 2   Public Presentation of Town of […]
January 27, 2012

Davie County Civic Forum ~ Tuesday, January 31st

The Piedmont Triad Sustainable Communities Project Do you have ideas that could make Davie County a more sustainable place to work, live, and get around?  Join the conversation during the Davie County civic forum at the Davie County Library from 4-6 PM on Monday, January 31st. Community Activism and Involvement are Attributes of Sustainable Communities. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in an interactive small group activity and learn more about the overall project. The forum will give Davie County residents an opportunity to give input on the strengths and challenges of their own communities. Cooperative Effort Funded by […]
January 23, 2012

Public Input Meeting for Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan ~ 6:30 PM Tuesday, January 24

Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan ~ Your Home, Your Town, Your Vision You are encouraged to attend the public input meetings for the Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, January 24th at the WinMock Barn, Granary Building located at 173 East Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run. This meeting provides citizens with an opportunity to impact the management of future growth and development opportunities.  You may download a copy of the Draft Comprehensive Plan prior to the meeting. In March and April 2011, the Planning Board reviewed background information reports covering the following: • Geographic & […]
January 19, 2012

Davie County Beekeepers to Host Beekeeping Course

How to Get Started in Beekeeping The Davie County Beekeepers will host the 7th annual beekeeping short course, “How to Get Started in Beekeeping” beginning 9 AM Saturday, January 28th, at the Davie County Library in Mocksville.  The course consists of five Saturday classes at the library and ends with an “Apiary Day” at a local honey farm where participants will have the opportunity to observe and handle honey bees first hand. Time for a New Hobby ~ Backyard Honey Bees! There is nothing quite as sweet as honey from the beehives in your own back yard.  Honey bees pollinate […]