October 25, 2018

Comfort Bilt Growing in Mocksville, Creating New Jobs!

  The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority has awarded the Town of Mocksville a $212,000 grant to support the renovation of a 194,000-square-foot building that is occupied by Comfort Bilt® Windows and Doors, a subsidiary of Larson Manufacturing, which manufactures storm doors and windows. The company plans to invest over $500,000 to expand production at the facility, creating as many as 50 new jobs over the next two years. The plant will begin producing an additional line of storm doors with retractable screens next year. To provide space for the increased production, Larson’s distribution center will move to an adjacent […]
October 18, 2018

FinishWorks; Another Win for the Supply Chain Economy in Davie County

“Everything you touch has a coating,” said Myron Miller, vice-president, and general manager of FinishWorks, holding up a Calloway golf ball and pointing to a Monroe shock, a Heritage guitar, and a display of wood-stained cabinet door samples during a tour of the company’s blending/distribution facility in Mocksville. A leading manufacturer of wood, metal, and specialty industrial coatings, FinishWorks opened its doors in Mocksville two years ago in the old Crown Wood building at 125 John Crotts Road. Since then, the company has developed $3 million a year in new business while shifting established customers over from its facility in […]
October 8, 2018

Students Explore Career Options as Davie County Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2018

To celebrate Manufacturing Day 2018, several local businesses and Davie County manufacturers provided a unique opportunity for all eighth-grade students in Davie County. On October 5th, students from Ellis, North Davie, and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations including DEX Heavy Duty Parts, Gildan,  Ingersoll Rand, Pro Refrigeration, DCCC – Davie Campus, and WFBH-Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run. Other students from all three schools spent their tour-time experiencing many different facets of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. This is the second year Davie County has participated in National Manufacturing Day through the collaborative efforts of the Davie […]
October 2, 2018

Free Concert on the Square Saturday, October 6 ~ Tess and the Black and Blues Band!

Enjoy a little Blues, Beach, Country, Funk, and Rock as multi-talented Tess & the Black & Blues Band takes the stage this Saturday night, October 6th, from 7 -10 p.m in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Theirs is the final performance is this season’s free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. Tess & the Black & Blues Band Founded in 2014, this hometown group features Davie County locals Tess Welch – Vocals; Grady McClamrock – Rhythm guitar; Gary Chilton – Lead guitar; Ken Simonds – Bass; Jerry Smith – Keyboards; and Darren […]
September 27, 2018

Free Sounds on the Square Concert this Saturday in Bermuda Run – Special Occasion Band!

The Town of Bermuda Run will be alive with the sounds of beach music as Special Occasion Band (SOB) wraps up the “Sounds on the Square” concert series this Saturday night, September 29th, at 7 p.m. at the gazebo near Town Hall in the Kinderton Business Park. This is the final of five free summer concerts co-sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run and the Davie County Arts Council. If You Love Beach Music Special Occasion Band is known throughout the Carolinas for its versatility and depth of talent. This Winston-Salem-based band has been together since the 80’s offering the […]
September 24, 2018

Federal $2 Million Economic Grant Targets Sewer Upgrades in Eastern Davie County

The need for additional sewer capacity in eastern Davie County has created roadblocks to commercial and residential growth for many years, but this limitation is coming to an end, thanks to the persistence of county leadership and a $2 million Economic Development Administration grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce. In the works for more than two years, the grant provides partial funding for an overhaul and expansion of the wastewater system increasing capacity from 750,000 gallons per day to 2,000,000 gallons per day with a contractual agreement with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County – City/County Utility Commission (CCUC) for 5,000,000 gallons […]
September 20, 2018

Free Family Movie in the Park — Friday, September 21st

Bring your family & friends to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Tangled on Friday, September 21st. The movie will begin at 8:45 p.m. at Main Street Park. Loosely based on the German fairy tale “Rapunzel“, Tangled tells the story of a lost, young princess with magical long blonde hair who yearns to leave her secluded tower. Against her mother’s wishes, she accepts the aid of an intruder to take her out into the world which she has never seen. Viewers of all ages will be entertained by this charming Disney movie. PG — 140 minutes. Tangled is […]
September 18, 2018

SouthPoint Industrial Park in Mocksville Continues to Expand

Building Number Ten is underway in the SouthPoint Park in Davie County, NC Less than a year after breaking ground on a 75+ acre expansion to the SouthPoint Industrial Business Park in Mocksville, The Hollingsworth Companies are starting the second facility in the four-building expansion to the park. This tenth building, a 253,180 square foot steel and masonry industrial space that will feature 30’ clear height, 60 foot by 60-foot column spacing and high intensity LED lighting, is expected to be available for lease at the end of the first quarter of 2019.   The ninth building in the park, a 108,960 […]
September 16, 2018

River walk Art Festival Town of Bermuda Run – Free Community Event – Saturday, September 22nd!

With amazing art, live music, and crafts and games for the kids, you will not want to miss the River Walk Art Festival this Saturday, September 22nd,  from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Town Square, 120 Kinderton Boulevard in the Town of Bermuda Run. This free family-friendly event will feature more than 45 artists and authors from across North Carolina who will be offering for sale visual art in various mediums, wood carving, pottery, handmade jewelry, woodworks, yard art, and books.   Live Music All Day! A day of art would not be complete without great music. The […]