May 12, 2016

Free Community Event This Saturday ~ KidsFest: Fun for the Whole Family

KidsFest: Fun for the Whole Family will be held Saturday, May 14th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the Brock Gym and Masonic Picnic Grounds located at 644 North Main Street in Mocksville. This free community event is co-sponsored by Smart Start of Davie County, Inc. and the Mocksville-Davie Parks and Recreation Department, and will occur rain or shine. A Host of Activities for Children and Families Kids of all ages will enjoy the excitement of an inflatable obstacle course, bounce house, fire truck and smoke house, bunnies, a magic show and balloonist, Zumba, Lowe’s Build and Grow, face […]
April 19, 2016

Mocksville Farmers Market Opens This Wednesday! ~ Have Fun, Save Money & Live Longer

The Mocksville Farmers Market opens this Wednesday, April 20, and will be open each Wednesday from 3-6 pm in the Mocksville Town Hall Parking Lot located at 171 S. Clement St in Mocksville, just a block down W Depot Street from the town square.  For more information, please call 336-671-0553 or 336-753-6700. The Peachtree Farmers Markets Opens Friday, April 29th The Peachtree Farmers Market will reopen on Friday, April 29, from 3:30-7 pm in the parking lot at Wake Forest Baptist Health Davie Medical Center in the Town of Bermuda Run. For more information, please call (336) 655-4399 or email […]
April 13, 2016

The Factory Coffeehouse – Now Hiring!

Now hiring! The Factory Coffeehouse is opening the first of May in downtown Mocksville, across from O’Callahan’s. They have about 6 positions to fill. The Factory serves spectacular hand-crafted coffee drinks like Cappuccinos, Lattes and Mochas, and they do so in a rustic atmosphere, designed with a French farmhouse in mind. They’ve partnered with Krankies, a local roaster in Winston Salem with a strong following, in order to serve Davie County a great coffee experience! Team members will be responsible for engaging with customers, taking orders  and preparing coffee drinks and food items. Management is looking for people who are […]
April 4, 2016

Help Wanted – Dunlop Aircraft Tires Pre-Employment Event in Mocksville Tuesday, April 5

Dunlop Aircraft Tires, DCCC, and Northwest Piedmont Workforce Development will be sponsoring a pre-hiring event on Tuesday, April 5th at the Dunlop Aircraft Tire facility located at 205 Enterprise Way in Mocksville.  Qualified individuals will be given information about a realistic job preview they will have to attend before being considered for employment. Location Dunlop Aircraft Tires 205 Enterprise Way, Mocksville Date/Time April 5, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Notes: Must bring resume to the pre-hiring event. High School Diploma or GED is required. Must be at least 18 years of age. No previous experience required; training will be provided […]
March 26, 2016

HELP WANTED: Davie County Job Fair Monday, March 28th at the Davie County Senior Center

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Businesses looking for skilled employees to fill available positions and area job seekers have the opportunity to come together at a job fair to be held on Monday, March 28th at the Davie County Senior Center at 278 Meroney Street, Mocksville. The Job Fair will be open to Veterans only from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. All job seekers are invited to attend from 3:00 pm –  6:00 pm. Companies participating include: Ashley Furniture Industries Austin Electrical Enclosures Autumn Care Carillon Assisted Living Davidson County Community College Golding Farms Foods Lowe’s Home Improvement Lydall Mega Force NC […]
March 10, 2016

Golden Leaf Helps Davie County Land 1,400 Manufacturing, Textile Jobs

Golden LEAF awards $3.5 million in grants to bring projects to life In 2011, Davie County’s unemployment rate reached 13% with minimal job prospects on the horizon. Today, the county boasts a 4.3% unemployment rate and booming businesses, according to Terry Bralley, President of the Davie County Economic Development Corporation. Much of that dip in the jobless rate results from job growth in manufacturing and textiles. The county has gained approximately 1,400 new jobs in those sectors in the last five years, thanks in part to two grants totaling $3.5 million from the Golden LEAF Foundation. Golden LEAF awarded Davie […]
January 21, 2016

State of Emergency Declared: 8-12 inches of snow expected Friday

As of 1 p.m., on January 21, 2016 Davie County has declared a State of Emergency.  Please be advised of the following: Per the National Weather Service, northeast areas of Davie County are anticipated to receive 8-12 inches of snow on Friday.  In the southern parts of the county, we are anticipated to receive 4-6 inches of snow, followed by sleet and freezing rain—this is expected to begin overnight (early Friday morning).  Sustained winds are expected to be 10-12 mph, with gusts up to 25 mph. Residents are urged to take precautions now and plan for inclement weather!  The projected forecast […]
January 8, 2016

David Osborne Trio –“Pianist to the Presidents” at Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 16th – Tickets Available Now!

Music enthusiasts are in for a rare treat when the David Osborne Trio takes the stage at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 16th at 7:30 pm. The trio’s blend of romantic, classical, jazz, pop, inspirational, patriotic and Broadway show tunes is guaranteed to wow music lovers of all ages. “Pianist to the President” Known as the “Pianist to the Presidents”, Osborne has given performances at the White House for every American President since Ronald Reagan. Osborne is also a regular performer for Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter in Plains, Georgia.  He created and organized President Carter’s 75th birthday […]
December 29, 2015

Blue, Blue Blue…Law Enforcement Appreciation!

Change One Light to Blue on this New Year’s Day Beginning on New Year’s Day and thru January 9th, 2016, please consider placing a blue light in a window or on your porch to show your support for your law enforcement officers. Blue light bulbs are available at the Mocksville Town Hall for $1.50. Why Blue Light a Cop? By displaying blue lights, you will be sending a dual message: that you support America’s peacemakers and that you hope the coming year will be a year of peace. You will be showing your support for those officers who have made […]