August 13, 2018

2 Free Events This Week – Thursday Games, Friday Night Movie at Mocksville Main Street Park!

The free family fun never ends at the Main Street Park in downtown Mocksville! This week enjoy games on Thursday afternoon and a movie on Friday night. Free Games in the Park -Thursday, August 16th Let the games begin! Enjoy board games, hopscotch, cornhole, giant Jenga, relay contests, and more at Main Street Park from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Bring a friend or make a friend while playing a game of Clue, brainteasers, Pokemon, and MORE. Bring a sack lunch or purchase one from a local restaurant. Cold refreshments will be provided. This activity is sponsored by the Town […]
August 6, 2018

Classic Car Cruise-In Tonight in Downtown Mocksville!

Visit the beautiful and historic square in downtown Mocksville tonight beginning at 5:30 p.m. for a classic car “Cruise-In” presented by the Piedmont Classic C.A.R.S. Club. A Symphony of Sights and Sounds For three hours on a warm, Monday evening, the town square is transformed into a colorful, busy symphony of sight and sounds. The cruise-in draws participants from the surrounding areas stretching from the Virginia border to the Sandhills ~ West from Wilkes County and East to Alamance and Wake Counties. If the weather is kind, the cruise-in will draw as many as 250 cars. Music and 50/50 Raffle […]
July 30, 2018

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.  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) 998-3100 www.raylenvineyards.com.  Open Monday-Saturday 11:00 AM -6:00 PM, Sunday 12:00-6:00 PM. Raylen offers 17 award-winning wines. Their […]
July 16, 2018

Free Family Events This Friday in Downtown Mocksville

Looking for a little free, family-friendly fun this week? Downtown Mocksville has two events this Friday, June 20th, that will delight family members of all ages! Progressive Storybook From Noon – 1:30 p.m. at the Downtown Park Mocksville’s new downtown park is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic and a story. You won’t want to miss the progressive storybook, “The Bear Ate Your Sandwich,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Participants will be led through a series of storyboards that share the charming story of a bear and a sandwich, followed by some cold refreshments. This free family event is […]
July 10, 2018

Mocksville House of Raeford Plant Sold – New Owners will Expand Operations, Add Jobs!

House of Raeford Farms has announced the sale of its Mocksville, NC-based chicken processing plant to long-time customer Brakebush Brothers, Inc. of Westfield, WI. The central portion of the manufacturing facility off Eaton Road was heavily damaged by a fire last December. Brakebush plans to restore the 72,000 square foot plant with state-of-the-art processing equipment. The updated facility will accommodate three production lines when fully utilized, which is projected for spring 2019. According to Brakebush’s website, the company is retaining the employment of many of the management, administrative and hourly staff. When at full capacity, the plant will employ over […]
July 5, 2018
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Davie County Schools + Hill RAP and A+ Training for Read to Achieve Camp – Helping Students Discover their Strengths and Improve Literacy Skills!

The teachers became the students as 28 Davie County educators explored using the arts to teach reading, a skill that is fundamental for success in school as well as in life. This A+ Schools training was in preparation for Davie’s summer Read to Achieve Camp which is designed to help third graders who have not met state requirements in reading to advance to the fourth grade. The camp also includes first and second graders who demonstrated the potential of reaching grade-level proficiency in reading with extra help in the summer. This intensive four-week camp began on Monday, June 25th. The […]
June 27, 2018

Walmart Offers Customers Added Convenience with New Free Grocery Pickup Service

Walmart in Mocksville wants to change the way you buy groceries by offering free online grocery pickup with a minimum $30 purchase. “Customers today are looking for more convenience, choice, and savings, so we’re creating an experience that offers customers the convenience of shopping online and the ease of quickly picking up groceries without having to leave their cars,” said Garry Steele, assistant manager of e-commerce. The store kicked off the new service today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration which included refreshments, outdoor inflatable games, and vendors with giveaways. Tanya Hare pulled in promptly at 8 a.m, becoming the […]
June 3, 2018

ApSeed and Mebane Foundation Join Forces to Provide 1,000 Mobile Touchscreen Tablet e-Readers FREE to Qualifying Davie County Preschool Children

The Mebane Foundation and ApSeed Early Childhood Education have joined forces to increase literacy scores among at-risk children in Davie County by providing a free e-Reader preloaded with applications designed to improve literacy and strengthen vocabulary. Thanks to a $105,000 grant from the Foundation, based in Mocksville, NC, 1,000 custom-built tablets, called Seedlings, will be distributed free of charge to children 0-4 whose families are enrolled in the WIC program through the Davie County Department of Public Health or Parents as Teachers through Smart Start of Davie County. Studies indicate that economically-disadvantaged children hear 30 million fewer words by the […]
May 28, 2018

Ingersoll Rand Expanding Apprenticeship Program in Mocksville

Ashley Kern calls Craig Moore her first success story. The first to complete Ingersoll Rand’s apprenticeship program which began in 2015, Moore is now a full-time employee in the Mocksville plant’s maintenance department. “Craig is our first success story and a poster child for the program,” Kern, human resources generalist, said with a smile. “He did an awesome job in the apprenticeship program, finished his schooling at DCCC, and the maintenance team has had really positive things to say about him. We are thrilled to now have him on board full time.” Moore, who works third shift troubleshooting and repairing […]