May 18, 2016

Mackenzie Smith Service Dog Benefit – Event Postponed

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Please stop by Scarlett’s Unique Boutique in Mocksville and help make a difference in the life of a young member of our community, Mackenzie Smith, who suffers from juvenile diabetes. Mackenzie’s family and friends have been hard at work trying to raise $10,000 to provide her with a diabetic alert dog, and they have almost met their goal. From 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Scarlett’s Unique Boutique and Constant Creations Crafts and Gifts will be hosting a fundraiser for Mackenzie with a silent auction, numerous raffles for photography packages, baskets from numerous artisans in the […]
May 16, 2016

Classic “Cruise-In” Tonight in Mocksville!

Visit the beautiful and historic square in downtown Mocksville on Monday evening, May 16th for  “Cruise-In” presented by the Piedmont C.A.R.S. Association. (http://www.piedmont-cars.com/) Festivities begin at 5:30 and continue until dark. This event is the make-up cruise-in due to storms on May 2nd. All types of cars ranging from old classics to the cars of tomorrow will be on display.  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 […]
May 10, 2016

Riveting Success at GESIPA® Fasteners USA -­ Expansion in Davie County Adds 16 Jobs

GESIPA® Fasteners USA, Inc., a German-based company which manufactures rivets and state-of-the-art riveting systems, is growing and expanding its Davie County operations, creating sixteen new manufacturing jobs in Mocksville. How to Apply In addition to expanding its facilities and adding jobs, GESIPA® Fasteners USA is also  transitioning to two shifts. According to Karen Creason, HR/Office Manager, the company has  hired a number of positions already this year and is actively seeking a plant electrician as well as  skilled machine operators. The company anticipates adding sixteen additional highly skilled, well-paying positions by the end of 2016. For information on how to […]
May 3, 2016

Once Just Passing Through, Now Part of the Community – Davie County Welcomes Shelba D. Johnson Trucking

After 30 years of traveling along NC Highway 64 through Davie County to pick up furniture from the Hickory/Lenoir area, Shelba D. Johnson Trucking, Inc., a leader in the furniture transportation and delivery industry, has opened a furniture distribution center in Mocksville. Another Vacant Building Back in Business – Hiring Now! This new warehouse/distribution center, in the former Baker Furniture Upholstery plant, a 168,820 square foot building located at 970 Milling Road in Mocksville, is an extension of the company’s Lexington distribution center. The company plans to bring 15 new jobs to Davie County, and is currently hiring eight general […]
April 30, 2016

Daniel Boone Family Festival, Saturday May 7, will Dish up Food, Fun, Music and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

Free Community Event! 10 AM to 8 PM On Saturday, May 7th, Historic Davie will host the Daniel Boone Family Festival in Historic Downtown Mocksville.  Featuring craftsmen, merchants, educational tours, historic reenactors, food, vendors, contests and live music, there’s something for everyone at the all-day event which kicks off at 10 AM. Retrace the Steps of Daniel Boone, the Revolutionary War, Historic Homes and More! Daniel Boone spent nearly 25 years in the Yadkin Valley area, and two of the three tours revolve around landmarks associated with the Boone clan. The big attraction for Boone buffs are the tours that […]
April 28, 2016

Peachtree Farmers Market Opens this Friday, April 29th!

Spring is in the air and the Davie County Farmers Markets are gearing up!   The Peachtree Farmers Markets Opens this 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 peachtreefarmersmarket@yadtel.net. Peachtree Farmers Market Vendors The Peachtree Farmers Market is growing and adding new producers for even more fresh, healthy and local products.   The following producers are among those who will attend this Friday. Yellow Bell […]
April 26, 2016

Counting our Lucky Stars in Davie County – SouthPoint Business Park Expanding!

Terry Bralley counts Davie County’s lucky stars every day; one of the brightest is its partnership with the Hollingsworth Companies. The Davie County Economic Development Commission and the Hollingsworth Companies have announced an agreement to expand the SouthPoint Business by an additional 80 acres. Phase II of the SouthPoint Business Park will add three lots to the park with 425,000 square feet to 750,000 square feet of additional industrial space. Only one building of 90,960 square feet is still available from Phase I of the project. “As the supply of quality, modern industrial buildings is dwindling in North Carolina, we […]
April 15, 2016

Celebrate Spring At 5 Davie County Wineries!

Whether it’s a festival, special tasting, or simply a beautiful day to enjoy nature and unwind with family and friends, spring is the perfect time of year to visit all five Davie County wineries and vineyards. Here are some “grape” events coming up soon! April Vineyard Events Chestnut Trail Vineyard’s Music From The Porch – The Stanley Allred Project Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 3-6 pm. Enjoy everything from The Eagles to Incubus, as The Stanley Allred Project plays a variety of pop and country music with 3-part harmony vocals. The band always has a good time when they play, […]
April 7, 2016

Davie County Expanding Retail Options

Davie County – A Picturesque Community with Small Town Charm and Big City Potential. “Davie County continues a remarkable economic recovery, and we have had tremendous success attracting international manufacturing giants including Ashley Furniture, CPP Global, Dex/Volvo, Dunlop Tyre, and Gildan Activewear,“ said Terry Bralley, President of the Davie County Economic Development Commission. “The Davie County Economic Development Commission believes it is now time to direct some of our attention to growing our retail base.”   “We realized as a small community, but with a terrific location connected to a major interstate, we needed the help of an outside professional […]