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.
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Thanks to Sterling Events of Clemmons, NC, the historic Win-Mock barn at Kinderton is scheduled for restoration. It will be updated for safety and comfort and will be transformed into an event center that will soon host some of the most beautiful weddings, social events and corporate meetings in the southeast. The barn was built in the 1920’s by S. Clay Williams, former president of RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company. Like most structures with a claim to RJR heritage, this barn is architecturally magnificent. The culmination of a 2 year effort to obtain engineering, architectural and historic data, the restoration will […]
In what has become a treasured Davie County tradition, the 2009 Davie County Christmas Ornament will be premiered this weekend during the annual open house held by the local shops in historic downtown Mocksville from 1 to 5 PM on Sunday, November 22rd. Local artist Janet Dean has captured a scene from a bygone era for the 2009 ornament, a painting of a bustling, historic “Martin Brothers” building. The premiere showing of this limited edition ornament will be held at Restaurant 101, on the square downtown between 2 and 4 PM. Signed copies of the ornament will be available during […]
Eighth Annual “Dine Out For Davie” this Thursday, November 19th! Participating restaurants below will donate up to 10% of their sales on Thursday, November 19th to the Davie County United Way. You can help people in Davie County by simply dining out! 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 any participating restaurant. Be on the lookout for the Dine Out for Davie restaurants near you (see the list and map below)… and remember to “Dine Out for Davie […]