July 7, 2010

The Great Bullhole Duck Race of 2010!

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 started out like any other summer weekend day at the Bullhole.  Sunbathers, swimmers, fishermen and families looking to beat the heat descended on RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls for a family day at the beach.  At one point in the early afternoon, it became apparent to all that this was not going to be the average quiet and relaxing day at the park.  When a tractor full of rubber ducks appeared, everyone knew that this was going to be a day to remember. Hundreds of people gathered on the beaches of RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls to witness […]
June 29, 2010

Independence Day Fireworks in Rich Park on 4th of July!

The annual Independence Day fireworks show at Rich Park in Mocksville is on again for this 4th of July.  There will be music, entertainment and food starting at 7:30 PM on Sunday, July 4th, with fireworks beginning at 9:30 PM.  This is a free family event.  Come on out and enjoy the fun! Parking is $5 at Rich Park, YMCA & Mocksville Elementary – other locations are free
June 29, 2010

13 Annual Patriotic Lawn Mower Parade To Cut a Path Through Cooleemee!

Come enjoy the annual July 4th patriotic lawn mower parade in Cooleemee this Saturday.  This patriotic event sponsored by the town of Cooleemee grows each year as entrants decorate a wide variety of lawn mowers, old and new.  The lawn mower floats will parade up and down the quiet streets of Cooleemee beginning at 10:00 AM starting at the Cooleemee Elementary School.  Come follow along the parade route and enjoy a stroll down the historic and picturesque streets lined with great old shade tree and historic mill homes. The annual lawn mower parade will end at the Zachary House grounds […]
June 29, 2010

Adopt-A-Duck For Only Five Bucks Before They Sell Out! Then Watch 1,000 Rubber Ducks Race at the “Great Bullhole Duck Race” on Saturday, July 3rd!

We are aiming to see 1,000 ducks flock to the water for the Great Bullhole Duck Race!  Don’t miss this creative and fun family event to benefit RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls. Adopt-a-Duck to Win Your Share of $400 in Cash Prizes! Just 5 bucks adopts a duck and enters you in the race for a chance to win your share of $400 in cash prizes.  This local charity event is being held at the Bullhole in Cooleemee and promises to be a memorable day. Come Watch On Race Day! Even if you don’t adopt a duck, we hope you will […]
June 28, 2010

Free Admission ~ 11th Annual Tractor & Engine Show and Parade in Mocksville on July 2nd and 3rd

Piedmont Antique Power Association presents the 11th Annual Tractor and Engine Show and Parade at the Clement Grove Picnic Grounds located at 201 Poplar Street off North Main Street (behind the Brock Performing Arts Center) in downtown Mocksville, NC on Friday and Saturday, July 2nd and 3rd. Rolling Down to Clement Grove Musicians perform while tractors and their proud owners roll through Mocksville and down to Clement Grove Picnic Grounds. Other people come by, too, to visit and look at the beautifully restored antique machines. Two or three bands perform in the early evening, and later on, the stage is […]
June 25, 2010

Davie County’s 13th Annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life!

[Update:  “Almost live” photo updates during the event: www.facebook.com/daviecounty ] Davie County’s 13th Annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the Davie Family YMCA on Cemetery Street in Mocksville starts tonight at 5:50 PM with the Survivor’s Lap and ends at 6:00 AM on Saturday morning. Come out and enjoy a night filled with entertainment, good food, good fellowship… and all for a great cause! Schedule of Events: Friday, June 25th, 2010 5:50 PM ~ Survivor’s Entrance and Survivor’s Lap 6:00 PM ~ Opening Ceremony Opening Song – Benita Finney Invocation – Shane Young National Anthem – Paula Lewis […]
June 23, 2010

Davie County Citizens, Businesses and Civic Groups Demonstrate Community-Wide Passion for Education

Locally Funded Scholarships Reflect Community-Wide Commitment to Education! Scholarships funded by local citizens, businesses and civic groups provide much needed financial support for students and their families.  These locally funded scholarships reflect community-wide commitment to education by citizens, businesses and civic organizations throughout Davie County. In addition to locally funded scholarships, members of the Davie County High School class of 2010 were awarded full scholarships to Duke and other colleges and universities across the country and a Congressional Appointment to West Point. Congratulations to the following scholarship recipients from the Davie County High School Class of 2010. C.W. and Barbara […]
June 22, 2010

47 Acre Site Adjacent to Medical Complex Offers Exceptional Visibility in High Growth Location!

Growth, Jobs, & Local Healthcare The NC highway 801 and Interstate 40 interchange adjacent to Bermuda Run and Kinderton is one of the last undeveloped tracts at an I-40 interchange in the entire Piedmont Triad… but this is about to change! Preparation The I-40 interchange has been improved and NC Highway 801 has been widened in anticipation of the medical complex being built by Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.  The medical complex will include outpatient surgery, diagnostic imaging and related services and physicians offices in the first phase of its development. Adjoining the medical center are 47 acres of […]
June 18, 2010

Career Fair This Saturday, June 19th From 10 AM to 2 PM at Farmington Community Center

This is a FREE event for all students. The career fair is geared toward middle school and high school students but students of all ages are welcome. Learn about career choices, early college, getting a degree, finding scholarships, and much more. You’ll learn from everyday people about their careers, see the equipment they use, and be able to ask questions about what their job requires and how much education it took to get there. Tami Sappenfield with the Davidson Community College will offer a short youth friendly seminar on career choices.  There will be some unusual career choices explored with […]