April 24, 2019
Student learns about career options and opportunities at Gildan during 2019 Career Expo at Davie County High School

Davie Industry Connecting with Future Workforce through Davie County Schools CTE Programs

“It’s all about exposure,” says Anthony Davis. “It’s exposing the students to the businesses but also exposing the businesses to the students.” Davis, Director of CTE and Federal Programs for Davie County Schools, was referring to the Davie High CTE (Career and Technical Education) Program’s efforts to connect its students with area businesses. “There are some communities in our state that don’t have any large businesses, others have big businesses but they don’t interact with the schools, and some places have multiple school systems within their county fighting for the same businesses. We are very blessed here to have one […]
April 22, 2019
Community and business leaders from Mocksville and Davie County tour new Comfort Bilt distribution center at Southpoint Business Park in Mocksville.

Jobs! ~ Larson Manufacturing, Largest Manufacturer of Storm Doors in USA, Opens New 130,000 Square Foot Distribution Center in Mocksville for Comfort Bilt Windows and Doors

Larson Manufacturing, the largest manufacturer of storm doors and storm windows in the United States, has opened a new 130,000 SF distribution center adjacent to its Comfort Bilt Windows and Doors manufacturing facility in the SouthPoint Business Park in Mocksville. Comfort Bilt began operations in Mocksville in 1999 with one production line. Today, nine different product lines are manufactured by 200 dedicated employees residing in Davie and surrounding counties, and the shared 194,000 SF facility had become a growth-limiting factor for both divisions. Relocating the distribution center increases distribution space from 70,000 SF to 130,000 SF which will increase the […]
March 20, 2019

Celebrating Success of the 2019 For Your Health Expo

Hundreds of Davie County citizens took the first step toward improving their health by attending the 2019 For Your Health Expo presented by the Davie County Chamber of Commerce and the Davie Family YMCA. Sponsored by Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center, Foster Drug Company, Warren Hearing Solutions, and Snyder’s Cleaning Service, the For Your Health Expo offered access to important information as well as direct interaction with a variety of medical service providers.  Several free health screenings were offered including cholesterol, blood pressure, spinal, bone density, and glucose. The Chamber appreciates the support of its event sponsors […]
March 13, 2019

Free Health Screenings, Mammograms & More ~ For Your Health Expo, Tuesday, March 19!

Free Health Screenings, Mammograms, and More! — The Davie County Chamber and the Davie Family YMCA are pleased to present the 2019 For Your Health Expo on Tuesday, March 19th at Davie Family YMCA at 215 Cemetery Street in Mocksville. For Your Health Expo runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is free to adults of all ages. This annual community event brings vendors of healthy lifestyle products and services together under one roof to offer Davie County residents a convenient one-stop healthy lifestyle information experience. Join us for FREE health screenings, one-on-one counseling, free tastings, and much more! […]
February 26, 2019

Local Businesses Reach 500 Students at Davie Career Expo!

Davie County High School hosted its annual career expo at Davie High on February 21st to bring students together with local businesses. The goals of the expo were to: Help students connect with all of the various industries and careers available to them in Davie County. Identify future workforce needs in our community. Align educational programs offered at Davie High and Davidson Community College to meet the needs of our local businesses. Communicate employment needs and necessary credentials to students. “Our goal is to provide information on all options regarding college and career opportunities for the students of Davie County,” […]
January 30, 2019

Congratulations ~ Davie Chamber Gala Celebrates 2018 Best of Davie Winners!

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce held its 49th Annual Awards Gala and Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 18th at WinMock in Bermuda Run. The evening began with a welcome reception of networking and mingling followed by a delicious dinner in the loft. The Awards Gala is the Chamber’s opportunity to highlight achievements of the past year and to honor the recipients of their signature awards:  E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award, Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, and Chamber Ambassador of the Year. The “Best of Davie” award winners were also announced. This year’s event included a report […]
January 4, 2019

Schools, businesses working together can only help

  I was a long-haired 11th grader in Carolyn Beaver’s journalism class at Davie High School when I decided that would be my career path. Journalism. Newspaper work. I never got rich, but I don’t regret that decision. And the 11th grade is not too early to begin thinking about a career choice. Heck, eighth grade isn’t too early, either, just don’t set anything into stone at that young of an age. As editor of the student newspaper at Chowan College, I learned quickly that when you’re the editor of a newspaper at a Baptist college, it’s probably best not […]
December 14, 2018

The Holiday Fun Continues in Mocksville this Saturday!

Although Friday night’s Movie in the Park has been canceled because of rain, you won’t want to miss the free fun family events in downtown Mocksville on Saturday! READasaurus Rocks at the Brock – Saturday, December 15, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Free event. READasaurus Rocks, with Mark Daniel, sets the audience’s imagination on full power incorporating puppetry, storytelling, magic tricks, and audience participation. Enjoy the retelling of CHICA CHICA BOOM BOOM, CHARLOTTE’S WEB, and more. In celebration of the holidays, Mark closes with his signature piece, based on THE POLAR EXPRESS. Holiday Crawl – Saturday, December 15, 12 p.m. […]
December 10, 2018

2018 Commemorative Christmas Ornament – Available Now!

Christmas is quickly approaching, and the 2018 Davie County Commemorative Christmas ornament would make a perfect addition to your tree as well as become a treasured gift for your Davie County family and friends. This year’s ornament returns to the original glass ball design and features the Kurfees Pure Oil Company, now Sadie’s Shoppe, which is located at 185 N. Salisbury St. This Davie County landmark has served in many capacities since Dr. R.P. Anderson built it as a service station, one of the oldest in Mocksville, in 1920. He sold it to Pure Oil Company in 1931. Albert Boger […]