November 26, 2018

DavieCONNECT – Creating Innovative Workforce Solutions for Davie County

Davie County’s unprecedented 23% job growth over the past five years coupled with a low unemployment rate of 3.9% has left local employers in a quandary — how to find enough qualified workers. Seeking to create a solution to the problem, the Davie County Economic Development Commission has kicked-off DavieCONNECT, an initiative designed to connect businesses to resources and kids to careers and to provide innovative workforce solutions for Davie County. DavieCONNECT’s director, Carolyn McManamy, will apply the knowledge gained during eight years as president of the Davie County Chamber of Commerce to serve as a resource for local businesses, […]
November 17, 2018

Davie Chamber Now Accepting Nominations for E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond to make our community a better place to live? Nominate them now for the 2018 E.C Tatum Humanitarian Award which will be presented at the Davie County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Gala on January 17, 2019, at WinMock at Kinderton.  Nomination forms can be downloaded here. This Award is named in honor of E.C. Tatum, “A Man of Vision” who personified the commitment to community in Davie County for over thirty-five years. Each year the Chamber seeks nominations of candidates who embody the essence of Mr. Tatum through their volunteer […]
November 2, 2018

6th Annual Best of Davie Awards – Vote Online today!

Everyone has their favorites – those businesses that take the time to get to know you and go above and beyond to meet your needs each and every time. It’s time again to give them the recognition they deserve by voting online today for the “2018 Best of Davie Awards.” We all know just how special our community is—and judging from all of the new businesses and enterprises choosing to locate here, it seems the word is starting to spread. The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is giving you a chance to highlight the businesses, services, and destinations that make […]
November 1, 2018

iShopDavie Gift Shopping Expo Today! 2:30 – 7 PM at WinMock!

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is presenting the 5th Annual iSHOPDavie Gift Shopping Expo today Thursday, Nov. 1from 2:30-7 p.m. at WinMock at Kinderton, 168 E. Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run. Jumpstart your Christmas shopping! More than 50 vendors will showcase and sell their products and services.  Several local restaurants and caterers will be onsite offering a variety of food samplings and items to purchase. Davie County wines will be available by the glass. A $1 admission/donation will be collected at the door, and proceeds from wine sales and admission will be donated to Shop with a Cop and Toys […]
October 22, 2018

iShop Davie Gift Shopping Expo – Thursday, November 1 – Vendor Space Still Available!

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is presenting the 5th Annual iSHOPDavie Gift Shopping Expo Thursday, Nov. 1 from 2:30-7 p.m. at WinMock at Kinderton, 168 E. Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run. Jumpstart your Christmas shopping! More than 50 vendors will showcase and sell their products and services.  Several local restaurants and caterers will be onsite offering a variety of food samplings and items to purchase. Davie County wines will be available by the glass. A $1 admission/donation will be collected at the door, and proceeds from wine sales and admission will be donated to Shop with a Cop and Toys […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 23, 2018

Eastgate Shopping Center Continues to Bring New Retail Options to Mocksville

When David Tsui purchased the Squire Boone Plaza in Mocksville he promised to give it a new lease on life by bringing new retail stores to Davie County. Fast forward two years, and the center is bustling with the grand opening of Tractor Supply Company last week in the former Food Lion. Furniture Mattress Warehouse opened in the old Walmart in March. Promise made. Promise delivered. “We want to thank the community for the support we have gotten in the redevelopment of the shopping center and feel that this is a good example of how a partnership with the Chamber […]
April 4, 2018
Mocksville Tractor Supply

Tractor Supply to Celebrate Mocksville Grand Opening with Four-Day Event

Tractor Supply Company will celebrate its grand opening in Mocksville with a community-wide celebration featuring entertainment, giveaways and special events. As part of the family-friendly celebration from Thursday, April 5 through Sunday, April 8, Tractor Supply customers will receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases made at the store on top of already discounted prices. During the main event on Saturday, April 7, visitors will have the opportunity to take home a Tractor Supply hat, while supplies last, and register for the chance to win a Tractor Supply gift card. In addition, the grand opening will include a variety […]