January 13, 2010

Davie County Named One of 12 Great Places to Visit in North Carolina!

Our State: Down Home in North Carolina, a prestigious and celebrated monthly magazine names Davie County as one of 12 locations to visit across the state of North Carolina. The January 2010 cover story, “Year of the North Carolina Vacation” recommends a trip to Davie County with a terrific article on the Bullhole and the founding of RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls.  The article includes a brief but informative history of the area and a glimpse into the potential future of the park.  With up to 250 visitors per day, our little swimming hole sure has come a long way.  The […]
December 20, 2009

Snowmen of Davie County!

The kids were busy this weekend making snowmen all over the county. Is there a snowman in your yard or neighborhood? Take a picture and email it to socialmedia@daviecounty.com so we can post it to the “Snowmen of Davie County” photo stream on Flickr.  Thanks to everyone who sent in a snowman photo!  Keep them coming in and we’ll add them to the collection. For now enjoy the pictures some of you have already sent in ~ click on any image below to display in a “light-box” right on this page. To view the originals, visit the “Snowmen of Davie […]
December 18, 2009

New Year’s Eve Gala Event to Benefit the Advocacy Center of Davie County

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Ladies and Gentlemen, you are invited to “The King’s Ball” on New Year’s Eve.  This promises to be a memorable, fun filled gala event including a live band (Phase Band), cash bar, heavy hors doevres and plenty of dancing.   Organized by Katy Junker of Mocksville, all proceeds from the event will benefit the Advocacy Center of Davie County. The event will be held in the beautiful Crystal Ballroom at the Village Inn Golf and Conference Center in Clemmons from 8:00 PM to 1:00 PM.  Tickets are $50/person with a hotel package also available.  The hotel package […]
December 14, 2009

Surprise Guest Appears in Advance Christmas Parade!

There was a surprise appearance by a well-known political figure at the Advance Christmas Parade.  The surprise guest steps out of a massive white stretch-limousine about one minute into the first video. You can catch the entire parade on the Davie County YouTube Channel. See the Davie County Marching Band, The South Davie Band, dancers, horse drawn carriages, tractors, classic cars, rescue vehicles, fire engines, tons of floats… and of course, Santa Claus.
December 8, 2009

2009 Hometown Christmas Parade ~ Good Will on Display!

The best places to live in America have enough “community” in the community to put on a well attended parade. Christmas Parades commemorate the past through the traditions of Christmas; celebrate the present by bringing together the best in civic groups, churches, businesses, schools, community leaders and public servants; and present a vision of hope to the next generation for a strong and prosperous future. To that end, we present you with the following: The Parade, Good Will on Display Classic cars, fire engines, and antique tractors, School kids, motorcycles and horse drawn wagons; Kids catching candy… filled with delight, […]
December 5, 2009

Cold Wet Weather Delays Davie County Christmas Parade ~ Re-Scheduled for Tomorrow, Sunday, December 6th at 2:00 PM

The Davie County Christmas Parade gets rain delay.  The parade, running along North Main Street in Mocksville has been delayed by one day and will now occur on Sunday, December 6th at 2:00 PM. Parade Grand marshall Lanie Pope, WXII 12 chief meteorologist is confident that weather will be dryer and warmer by Sunday afternoon.
December 2, 2009

New Hospital Coming to Davie County!

Local Health Care Investments Continue to Spur Economic Growth in Davie County, North Carolina ~ Announcing one of the largest investments ever in Davie County during a news conference today, Donny C. Lambeth, President of North Carolina Baptist Hospital told the audience that Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center will receive a Certificate of Need (CON) to build a hospital in Advance that will include 50 acute care beds, 10 observation beds, and an out-patient ambulatory care center. Additionally, Wake Forest Baptist may also file a new CON application to build a critical access hospital with up to 25 beds […]
December 2, 2009

NORTH CAROLINA NAMED NATION’S ‘TOP BUSINESS CLIMATE’ FOR 5th CONSECUTIVE YEAR

North Carolina remains the state with the “Top Business Climate,” according to Site Selection magazine. It is the fifth year in a row and the eighth time in nine years that the state has taken the top honor in the annual ranking by Site Selection, one of the nation’s premier magazines for economic development. Terry Bralley, President of the Davie County Economic Development Commission notes that “recent developments in Davie County, including the Townsend expansion, the world-class event center planned for Kinderton by Sterling Events, and the opening of Interstate Business Park with Wake Forest University Health Sciences Dialysis Center […]
November 25, 2009

Participate on the New Web Site For Davie County STEM Education

Thank you, Davie County! Over 425 members of our community attended the Davie County STEM Education Community Collaborative on September 28, 2009.  This was just the beginning of a community-wide cooperative effort. Help build on the momentum ~ Let’s continue to pull together as a community to improve STEM education in our schools and to better prepare our students for college, work, and life in the 21st century. Staying involved more important AND easier than ever ~ In order to continue demonstrating the energy, strength and commitment of our community, and to leverage this engagement for long term action, a […]