December 27, 2017

Congratulations VF Corp and Ingersoll Rand

Two Davie County Companies Listed on JUST 100 Ranking Forbes magazine, in partnership with Just Capital, recently released its JUST list of the top-100 U.S. corporations, and two Davie County companies, VF Corp (85) and Ingersoll Rand (97) made the list. The nation’s 1000 largest publicly traded companies were evaluated on “how they perform on the issues Americans care about most.” Those issues include worker pay and treatment, customer respect, product quality and environmental impact. Just Capital surveyed 10,000 respondents in 2017 and more than 72,000 over the past three years. The top 10 are Intel, Texas Instruments, Nvidia, Microsoft, […]
December 21, 2017

Enjoy Award Winning Wines From 5 Davie County Vineyards!

Davie County is home to five wonderful vineyards with a variety of award-winning wines available to suit any taste.  Fall and winter are a wonderful time to discover new wine pairings for your favorite holiday recipes, enjoy a glass of wine with family and friends, and take part in a variety of scheduled events.  Event schedules for each vineyard are available on the vineyard websites. Davie County Vineyards are welcoming spots to enjoy with a group of friends and family for an hour, an afternoon or an entire evening. RayLen Vineyards & Winery 3577 Highway 158 Mocksville, NC 27028 (336) […]
December 16, 2017

Davie County Winning Deals as North Carolina Tops Forbes Best States for Business List!

North Carolina is now the nation’s top state to do business, according to Forbes Magazine’s Best States for Business ranking. Although North Carolina is the only state to appear among the top five states all 12 years since the magazine launched the list, this year is the first time it has occupied the top spot. Last year, Forbes ranked North Carolina # 2. Over the past twenty years, North Carolina has built one of the nation’s healthiest business climates through low business costs, incentives, and a young and educated workforce. The state’s strong universities and resources such as Research Triangle […]
December 3, 2017

5th Annual Best of Davie Awards – Vote Online today!

Everyone has their favorites – those businesses that take the time to get to know you and go above and beyond to meet your needs each and every time. It’s time again to give them the recognition they deserve by voting online today for the “2017 Best of Davie Awards.” NEW THIS YEAR — NO CATEGORIES, simply vote online for your top three businesses.  That means any Davie County business can win a “Best of Davie” Award! We all know just how special our community is—and judging from all the new businesses and enterprises choosing to locate here, it seems […]
November 15, 2017

This Weekend – Friday Night Bed Races, Christmas Parade and Winterfest Coming to Mocksville!

Races Friday night, Parade Saturday Historic Downtown Mocksville will race into the Christmas season this Friday night, November 17th as 15 intrepid teams from local businesses, non-profits, WXII-12 News, and CW Channel 20.1 take part in the 6th annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Races. The festivities will begin with the lighting of the downtown businesses at dusk followed by the Parade of Beds at 6 pm. The bed races will begin at 6:15 as CW takes on WXII. WXII Chief Meteorologist Lanie Pope is determined that her team will place in the top three this year! $600 in Cash […]
November 3, 2017

Just HOPE Masquerade Fundraiser at Triple J Manor House Saturday, November 11th

Join Just HOPE for a night of mystery and fun as they “Unmask the Face of Homelessness” and raise funds to help transition families in Davie County from homeless to housed by attending their Masquerade Event on Saturday, November 11th at the Triple J Manor House in Mocksville. Just HOPE Gives Hope Where it is Needed Most Just HOPE, Inc. is a community outreach agency that provides services to those who are homeless/displaced or lack reliable transportation in Davie County. It serves hot meals at local motels/campgrounds, deliver food boxes to those in need, and provides a family day center […]
October 16, 2017

On the Border – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute at Brock Performing Arts Center Saturday, October 21st – Tickets Available Now!

Eagles fans will have a “Peaceful Easy Feeling” as On the Border — The Ultimate Eagles Tribute band takes the stage at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 21st at 7:30 pm. What sets this Eagles Tribute apart from any other, is that they were each hand selected to play the respected member: not only to recreate the music of that Eagles member, but to emulate their sound as well.  On the Border does just that. Prepare to be amazed!    They perform shows all over the U.S. at major festivals, music venues, casinos, theaters, corporate and private […]
October 2, 2017

Davie High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) – Among the Best in North Carolina!

A four-year college degree is not the only pathway to a rewarding, high-paying career; just ask Janet Barnes and Darla Goldfuss. As facilitators of Davie High’s Career and Technical Education (CTE)  program, it is their job to open the eyes of students to all of their career options. Enrolling in CTE classes and courses of study is an excellent way to explore these other pathways. “We are programmed to think that the more post-secondary education a student gets is better and that a four-year degree will ensure future employment, but that isn’t always the case,” said Barnes. “There are technical […]
September 24, 2017

Register Now! — “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race and the Hometown Christmas Parade – November 17-18th

The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to get in the spirit by registering for the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race and the Hometown Christmas Parade. The bed race will be held Friday night, November 17th at 6 pm followed by the parade on Saturday, November 18th at noon. Join the whacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams race bed sleds down Main Street in a competitive yet FUN event! Industry, corporations, churches, nonprofits, and individuals are invited to participate. Television station WXII is joining the competition for the fourth year! Presented by the Mocksville Tourism Authority, the annual […]