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 […]
June 16, 2010

All Cancer Survivors in Davie County Are Invited To Attend Survivor Dinner ~ Thursday, June 17th

Family Life Center at First United Methodist Church Mocksville Hosts Cancer Survivor Dinner It’s time once again for our annual Relay for Life and the Cancer Survivor Dinner.  These two significant events in June culminate the efforts of the many Davie County volunteers and businesses who have been working hard to raise funds and awareness in the effort to fight back against the dreaded disease. June 17th, 6:00 PM The Survivor Dinner to be held on June 17 is in honor of every cancer survivor in Davie County.  Chinera Latham, who is organizing this years dinner wants everyone to know […]
June 12, 2010

Summer 2010 Outdoor Concert Series at Junker’s Mill in Historic Downtown Mocksville

Come on out and enjoy the 2010 Summer Concert Series at Junker’s Mill, presented by Historic Downtown Mocksville!  Don’t let a little rain this afternoon bring clouds to your evening… the rain is scheduled to end before the concert begins. Here is the concert schedule for 2010! Saturday, June 12th Country Night 7-11 P.M. Southern Heart and Nashville Rebound From Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, to Antebellum Bring your lawn chairs Food and drinks sold – No coolers $10 Adults, $8 Seniors and, Children 12 & Under Free Saturday, July 10th Rock Night 7-11 P.M. Second Wind Band & Thirteen 20 […]
June 10, 2010

The Newest Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker in the United States is Unveiled in Davie County

A new “Blue Star Memorial Highway” marker, sponsored by Bermuda Run Garden Club, was erected in Davie County at the east-bound rest area along I-40 in Davie County.  The marker was dedicated at a formal ceremony Wednesday,  June 9th . Have you ever seen a “Blue Star Memorial Highway” marker along the highways and highway rest areas?  Have you ever wondered what those markers represent? The Blue Star Memorial Marker Program is a project of the National Garden Clubs, Inc.  The program began in 1945 to honor the men and women who have served, are serving or will serve in […]
June 3, 2010

Hampton Inn, Bermuda Run Advance ~ Hilton Invests in New Prototype in Davie County to Meet the Needs of Today’s Travelers!

The brand new Hampton Inn at Bermuda Run/Advance is making a splash in the Hampton Inn brand which is owned by Hilton.  Located at the gateway to North Carolina Wine Country and the gateway to Davie County, the Advance property was designed to meet the needs of the modern traveler in a way that no previous Hampton Inn has done! Expanded Water Amenities are a First for Hampton Inn Properties The Bermuda Run/Advance Hampton Inn is the first Hampton Inn property to have expanded water amenities.  The inn has an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub and 2 water slides […]
June 2, 2010

Celebrate Cooleemee! The Bullhole ~ Riverpark at Cooleemee Falls Featured on 2 Television Network News Channels!

This Davie County Gem has once again made the news as coverage of the “Year of the North Carolina Vacation” continues. Back in January we wrote about the Bullhole being featured in “Our State” magazine as one of the 12 locations to visit across North Carolina. Over the last several days, 2 local television stations have aired stories on the Bullhole and Riverpark at Cooleemee Falls. A web-exclusive from “Our State” includes a 1 page travel guide ~ “Swimmin’ in Cooleemee – RiverPark and The Bullhole.” The travel guide includes suggestions on dining, places to visit while you are here […]
June 1, 2010

Remembering Davie County’s Fallen Heroes ~ Memorial Day 2010

Videos from the Memorial Day ceremony at the Brock Performing Arts Center have been posted to the Davie County YouTube Channel.  The ceremony included recognition and tributes to Davie County Veterans including a living survivor from the attack on Pearl Harbor, a patriotic medley by the Davie County Senior Singers, an inspiring presentation on the true cost of freedom by Lynn Hicks, reading of the names of Davie County soldiers who gave their lives for our freedom, a description of the “Fallan Soldier Battle Cross, placement of the Memorial Wreath and a rendition of “Taps.” Opening Ceremony ~ includes Boy […]
May 31, 2010

Memorial Day Service ~ 11:00 AM at the Brock Performance Arts Center

The Promise of America:  Freedom and Opportunity through Sacrifice and Unity Memorial Day began as a day of remembrance for fallen servicemen, first observed on May 30th, 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. From its inception, this was a solemn occasion. Businesses closed for the day, and towns large and small held parades ending at the local cemetery, where elegies were delivered and prayers offered for the fallen. Citizens tended the graves of the honored dead, decorating them with flowers and flags. Come to the Brock Performing Arts Center […]
May 21, 2010

Davie County Springfest and Auction ~ Saturday, May 22nd 2-8PM ~ Auction Items List!

Get ready for another great Saturday in Davie County as we celebrate spring with a Spring Festival and Auction in historic downtown Mocksville on Saturday, 5/22. Below you will find a list of the items that will be part of our traditional live auction and our silent auction which will run from 2 PM until 5 PM. “Live” Auction Beginning at 5:00 PM Restaurant 101 “Night on the Town!” Donated by Restaurant 101 Retail Value:  $100 Wine Tasting & Tour for 20 plus Jeroboam of Cat 5 Donated by RayLen Vineyards & Winery Retail Value:  $325 Oil Change, Tire Rotation […]