November 9, 2012

Meet Legendary Women in Aviation This Saturday at Sugar Valley Airport in Davie County

Come out to beautiful Sugar Valley Airport this Saturday in Davie County to meet and hear about the inspiring experiences of women who are contributing to aviation in a variety of ways—designing jets, serving in the military, flying helicopters, soloing around the world, breaking records, giving FAA check rides, and more. Sugar Valley Airport Presents “The Spirit of Aviation: Outstanding Women and Today’s Opportunities.”  Bring your family and celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding women in aviation and explore the many opportunities in aviation today all day on Saturday, November 10th. Special guest speakers will be presenting a wide range of […]
November 7, 2012

Davie County unemployment rate Drops to 7.5% – lowest in the Piedmont

The Davie County unemployment rate continued its downward creep in September, dropping from 8.1% in August to 7.5% in September 2012.   This is the lowest unemployment rate in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The 7.5% unemployment rate in Davie County is lower than the North Carolina rate of 8.9% and lower than the United State unemployment rate of 7.9%. The graph below shows the Davie County unemployment rate from January 2010 through September 2012.  The September improvement is a continuation of an overall positive trend that stretches back over 2 years. Resources: North Carolina unemployment rate by county […]
October 26, 2012

Get ready for the all new 2012 Hometown Holiday Celebration in Historic Downtown Mocksville

Hometown Christmas Parade The 2012 Davie County Hometown Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, November 17th at 3 PM in historic downtown Mocksville.  The parade theme for 2012 is a “Celebration of Trees.” – a theme that ties in well with traditional Christmas trees while recognizing the impact of the four majestic oaks on the historic Mocksville town square. The parade has traditionally been held on the first Saturday of December.  The new timing allows for better coordination of holiday activities sponsored or presented by the town of Mocksville, the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, and the Historic Downtown […]