November 15, 2010

Davie Life Magazine Celebrates First Year!

Davie Life Magazine, “A Magazine Dedicated to Davie County” hit the newsstands on Friday, November 12th.  Davie Life is a complimentary magazine published by Davie County native Wendy Horne and is available at the Chamber of Commerce, local libraries and town halls, and everywhere there is a lot of foot traffic in Davie County. Davie County Residents Urged to “Shop Local” The current issue of Davie Life is dedicated to local advertisers that make the magazine possible and reminds us how important our shopping dollars are to the local economy. Christmas Open House ~ November 21st! A Davie Life article […]
November 10, 2010

Dempsey Essick Will Be Featured at 41st Annual Craft Village in Mocksville

Dempsey Essick is the featured artist at the 41st annual “Davie Craft Corner.” This annual craft village with juried items will be held at the Brock Auditorium in historic downtown Mocksville this Thursday from 5 PM to 9 PM, Friday from 9 AM to 9 PM and Saturday from 9 AM to 4 PM.  Traditional and holiday crafts, a bake sale and a café make this is a fun way to get some of your holiday shopping done. Traditional and holiday crafts, a bake sale and a café make this is a fun way to get some of your holiday […]
November 9, 2010

Mrs. Helen Page Crenshaw, Raylen Vineyard and Ingersoll Rand Receive 2010 Chamber of Commerce Awards at 41st Annual Awards Banquet!

The 2010 Davie County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet held at Bermuda Run Country Club on Thursday, October 28th was generously sponsored by CenturyLink, VentLab Corporation and Webb Heating and Air. Several members fully embraced the spirit of the Halloween Costume Contest by arriving in some very creative costumes. As always, this annual event continues to be greatly supported by the business community and serves as a reminder of the importance of coming together to celebrate accomplishments and to recognize outstanding commitments to our community. The 2010 Small Business of the Year Award was presented to Raylen Vineyards and Winery, […]
November 8, 2010

Cooleemee Historical Association ~ How You Can Help

With over 330 original mill houses, the Bullhole and dam at RiverPark and the old cotton mill still standing along the banks of the South Yadkin River, Cooleemee is perhaps the best preserved Southern mill village of the post civil-war industrial age.  Cooleemee’s mill, built in 1900 at the height of the South’s mill building era, closed in 1969. Preserved as private homes, most of the mill houses are still in excellent architectural condition.  The work on RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls has breathed new life into the banks of the river and the dam which provided power for the mill.  […]
November 4, 2010

Ingersoll Rand Brings Over 200 Additional Manufacturing Jobs to Mocksville!

Phil Wekenmann, the Plant Manager at Ingersoll Rand in Mocksville provided an upbeat update to community leaders from across Davie County at a recent quarterly update meeting hosted by the Davie County Economic Development Commission. Over the last 18 months, Ingersoll Rand has hired more than 200 people for the manufacturing plant in Mocksville as employment there has more than doubled. Mocksville Plant Wins Ingersoll Rand Chairman’s Award Continuing a 100 year old tradition of innovation in manufacturing, Ingersoll Rand has invested over 8.2 million dollars in capital improvements in 2010, enhancing  and modernizing operations at the Ingersoll Rand manufacturing […]
October 29, 2010

Halloween Open House at Raylen Vineyards ~ Wear a Costume and Win a Prize!

Saturday, October 30th, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Raylen Vineyards will host a Halloween open house.  No bobbing for apples in wine, but for a spooky good time and candy, join RayLen for complimentary flight tastings of the award-winning wines and see what other Halloween surprises are planned for the day! Wear a Costume and Win a Prize! Those wearing costumes to the open house will win a prize.  Bring a picnic lunch and purchase wine to go along with your picnic or just come out to take advantage of open house discount specials.  Reservations are recommended.  Visit the […]
October 28, 2010

Grand Opening ~ Newest Goodwill Store In America

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina opened its newest store in Mocksville today. The new store, located at 1355 Yadkinville Road in Mocksville, a replacement store for the 1117 Yadkinville Road location, is twice the size and offers a convenient covered donation drive-through. Goodwill Transforms Donations into Jobs and Job Training Goodwill of Northwest North Carolina placed over 5,000 people into jobs last year. Revenue generated from the sale of donated items pays for career development and training programs that help people find jobs and reach financial stability. Goodwill provides a wide range of training, placement and workforce development services […]
October 27, 2010

2010 Veteran’s Day Essay and Poster Contest

Davie County students are invited to enter the 2010 Veteran’s Day essay and poster contest.  The topic for the 2010 contest is “How can I do my duty to my country.” The poster contest is open to all Davie County students from kindergarten through 5th grade and the essay contest is open to all Davie County students from 6th through 12th grade. Posters will be displayed at the at the 2010 Veteran’s Day observance on November 11th, 2010, 11AM at the Veteran’s Monument on the Mocksville town square. Contest winners will be asked to read their essays or explain their […]
October 23, 2010

Pumpkin Carving Time for Davie County Artist Tim Trudgeon Shapes up in October

Tim Trudgeon of Turkeyfoot Creations in Davie County is a celebrated pumpkin carver this time of year.  His pumpkin carving demonstrations at the North Carolina State Fair October 16th to 21st drew large and enthusiastic crowds. Pumpkin Carving by Tim Trudgeon of Turkeyfoot Creations Tim will be providing live pumpkin carving demonstrations again next week at Klingspor’s Woodworking Shop Extravaganza on Friday and Saturday, October 29th and 30th.   A complete schedule and details are available online at http://klingsporextra.blogspot.com/ Work Featured at Station on Main Street Fine Arts Gallery During most of the year Tim Trudgeon earns his living as a […]