October 25, 2011

DCCC Awarded $2.6 Million ~ Deliver High Skilled Training for High Wage Jobs!

DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties is one of the first community colleges in North Carolina to benefit from workforce development and training grants announced by the US Department of Labor and the US Department of Education. Preparing a Highly Skilled Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare and Bio-Tech Jobs The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program (TAACCCT) will expand DCCC’s capacity to provide workers with the skills and credentials they need in today’s advanced manufacturing economy. This multi-year federally-funded grant will help DCCC place more people in high-quality jobs in fields ranging from […]
October 21, 2011

“Dine Out For Davie” Starts Today, Continues Through Monday!

You can help people in Davie County by simply dining out! You can help people in Davie County by simply dining out this weekend!  The restaurants listed below are giving back to Davie County!  They will each donate up to 10% of their sales to the Davie County United Way beginning on Friday, October 21st through Monday, October, 24th. This year you have 4 days to enjoy “Dine Out For Davie!” Start your day with a yummy breakfast treat, then visit one of your neighborhood restaurants for lunch…and finally, go home and grab the family for a delicious dinner at […]
October 19, 2011

Get Ready to Feel Good about Shopping!

Shop Smarter, Spend Less, Save Time and Gas Great local deals help shoppers save time, money and gas while contributing to the local economy, creating jobs and supporting Davie County Schools. Support Davie County Schools From every deal purchased 10% goes straight back to your local community! Of that 10%, 5% goes to the local chamber of commerce and 5% goes to the local parent teacher groups at Davie County schools! So, Where Are The Deals? Here is a sampling of the Davie County Chamber Deals currently running on the Chamber Deals network.  Click on any of the deals below […]
October 18, 2011

Mrs. Lillie Mabe, Davie Farm Service and Avgol Nonwovens Receive 2011 Davie County Chamber of Commerce Awards at 42nd Annual Awards Banquet

The 2011 Davie County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala was held at Davie County’s newest event destination ~ WinMock at Kinderton!  The evening began on The Terrace at 6:00 PM before moving to the upstairs loft and ballroom for supper and the 2011 Community Awards presentation. 42nd Annual Davie County Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala (Note: High resolution originals available here) Thank you to Kathy Miller & One Shot Photography for the use of these photos The 2011 Small Business of the Year Award was presented to Tom Brown of Davie Farm Service, The 2011 Business of the Year […]
October 13, 2011

Annual Catfish Fry and Blue Grass Music ~ Saturday, October 15th 11 am – 2 pm

Under the Shelter with Blue Grass Music ~ An Annual Tradition Held on the third Saturday every October, this gathering has become an area tradition in both Davie and western Rowan Counties. Fall at this nature park is breathtaking and when the old-time Blue Grass music is added, it becomes the “place to be.” “The Bullhole Gang” Raising Money for RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls They grew up together and a lot of their early memories cluster around time spent at a special place on the South Yadkin River. Those cherished memories have motivated Ron Bivins, Ronnie Shoaf, Ron Webb and […]
October 10, 2011

Marketing Davie County & Our Region to the World! Piedmont Triad Partnership

The Piedmont Triad Partnership and the 13 local Economic Development organizations in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina have developed a new management structure for the regional marketing program. The Piedmont Triad Economic Developers Council has been established as an LLC, with its own board comprised of the local economic development offices, with Terry Bralley, President of the of Davie County Economic Development Commission, as their chairperson.  “The new structure gives all of the Economic Development offices a hand in developing a program of work to advance external marketing and prospect development for everyone in the region,” explained Bralley. […]
October 8, 2011

Free Event! ~ Four Oaks Festival ~ Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM ~ Historic Downtown Mocksville

It promises to be a beautiful, sunny fall day in Davie County at the Four Oaks Festival on the square in Davie County! The festival begins at 10 AM under the four majestic oak trees on the square in historic downtown Mocksville.  This is a fun day the entire family can enjoy.  There will be a kids area, artisans, crafters and musical entertainment throughout the day!  Come out and enjoy the copper fountains and other copper artwork, antiques, jewelry, pottery, stained glass, hummingbird feeders, hand crafted soaps, soy candles and more. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy live music throughout […]
October 6, 2011

Davie County Economic Development Commission Receives Land Donation from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

The Davie County Economic Development Commission (EDC) today announced that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has donated approximately 360 acres of land in Davie County to the EDC. The land has a property tax value of $3.5 million. “R.J. Reynolds’ gift of this prime industrial site greatly enhances the Commission’s economic development opportunities and consequent job creation,” said Terry Bralley, president of the EDC. “This gift is especially important, given the present economic climate. This contribution represents what our EDC hopes will be a model for other substantial gifts of industrial sites. The EDC and all citizens of Davie County are […]
October 3, 2011

House Raffle ~ Win a 3 Bedroom Home!

With the bust in the housing market, there are a lot of deals to be had for someone wanting to purchase a home. A “house raffle” in Davie County is perhaps the sweetest of them all. The Grand Prize of the Cooleemee House Raffle is an historic 3 bedroom mill cottage. Raffle tickets are $100 each. An “Early Bird” drawing will determine the winner of a $1,000 cash prize when 500 tickets are sold. The Grand Prize drawing will take place in January, 2012 or when 1,000 have been purchased. All ticket sales will be conducted via the Internet through […]