October 2, 2013

iShopDavie… Do You?

From shopping, dining, gas tank fill-ups to landscaping, banking, doctor’s visits and more – spending our money where we live, pay taxes and send our children to school strengthens our local economy and our community! When we choose to purchase goods and services in the community where we live, pay taxes and send our children to school, we are investing in the well being of our community; creating more jobs, increasing revenues and creating a more prosperous place to live.  When we open our wallets elsewhere – we’re improving someone else’s hometown, not ours.   Simply put – it matters where […]
September 26, 2013

50 Years of Educating and Empowering Students ~ DCCC to Feature Guest Speaker Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson – renowned pediatric neurosurgeon, storyteller, and author – will be the centerpiece of the DCCC 50th anniversary celebration in Davie County as they celebrate 50 years of educating and empowering students. On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, Dr. Carson will be speaking on “Pursuing Excellence, for Healthcare, Education, and our Future” at WinMock at Kinderton in the town of Bermuda Run.  DCCC and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are co-hosting his visit. Success Dr. Carson on Success: “Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look […]
September 16, 2013

Pro Refrigeration – “Cheers” & Welcome to Davie County

$4.9 Million Investment Creates 85 New Manufaturing Jobs in Davie County Pro Refrigeration is investing $4.9 million to create 85 new manufacturing jobs in Davie County, NC.  On Tuesday September 10, 2013, Pro Refrigeration held an open house at their east coast headquarters and manufacturing center in Mocksville, North Carolina. Speakers included Pro Refrigeration CEO, Jim Vandergiessen, Jr., North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, Pro Refrigeration President, Jim Vendergiessen, Sr. and Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission.  Davie County Site Selection Win Ends Year Long Search Pro Refrigeration designs, manufactures, and distributes state-of-the-art refrigeration systems for the […]
August 12, 2013

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs ~ Dozens of Openings

Dozens of full time and part time job openings in and around Davie County have been posted this week to the Davie County Jobs listing. New Job Openings Posted Daily Here is a sampling of opening posted this week:  science teacher at South Davie Middle School, assistant golf professional at Tanglewood, materials planner/buyer at Ingersoll Rand, machine maintenance supervisor ar Ashley Furniture, forestry technician, CDL truck driver, Licensed Practical Nurse, customer service,  and many more. You can help… Hit the “Like” button above and help connect job seekers with local employers while helping local businesses find local talent. About Davie […]
August 7, 2013

Grand Auction this Saturday ~ “Shabby Chic”!

Your Chance to Own a Genuine Object d’Art Masterpiece The Shabby Chic (pronounced; “sheek”) auction from 6:00 to 8:00 PM this Saturday at the Brock Performing Arts Center is your chance to pick up some “Shabby Chic”  décor and furnishings at the Shabby Chic Auction. Artists, craftsmen and designers from across Davie County spent the spring discovering their inner artist, letting their creative juices flow and transforming everyday items into objects d’art.  You won’t believe it ’til you’ve seen it. Beyond Reason ~ Juried Art Exhibit and Reception In conjunction with the Shabby Chic Auction from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Davie […]
July 30, 2013

Pro Bike Race ~NASCAR on 2 Wheels!

FREE EVENT Tuesday, July 30th On Tuesday, July, 30th, professional cyclists from around the world will fill the streets of Mocksville with color, excitement, and speed, as they battle each other for position at speeds in excess of 40 miles per hour. Professional athletes are once again bringing the excitement of world class competition to the streets of historic downtown Mocksville for the Giordana Crossroads Classic Professional Bike Race presented by Charlotte Sports Cycling. NASCAR on 2 Wheels! Watch 100 plus cyclists attempt 90 degree turns elbow to elbow at over 40 miles per hour on a road course arranged […]
July 30, 2013

Manufacturing Job Fair ~ Tuesday, July 30th

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs The Davie Campus of Davidson County Community College has partnered with Northwest Piedmont Workforce Board to host a manufacturing job fair from 9 a.m. to noon on July 30 in the Administration Building, located at 1205 Salisbury Road in Mocksville. The event is open to the public. The job fair will feature manufacturing jobs available from a variety of Davie County employers, including the manufacturing companies Ashley Furniture, Pro Refrigeration, Amarr Garage Doors, Ingersoll Rand, as well as the staffing agencies Debbie’s Staffing and First Choice Personnel. The event will also include a tour of DCCC’s new […]
July 8, 2013

Davie Community Foundation 5k Popsicle Run Makes Reader’s Digest “Best in America” Cover Story

  The Davie Community Foundation’s Annual 5K “Popsicle” run is the inspiration for the cover of the July 2013 Reader’s Digest. Reason Number 28:  “We Tell Cold Weather to Take a Hike.  The Popsicle 5K in Davie County, North Carolina, an annual fundraiser for local youth projects, lives up to its chilly name.  The race is held in February, and festivities include an ice-pop eating contest called the Brain Freeze Challenge.” Empowering the Young People of Davie County All proceeds from the Popsicle Run support youth-led projects in Davie County! Organized under the Davie Community Foundation, the SURF (Students Understanding […]
May 24, 2013

Boyles Furniture and Rugs ~ Grand Opening This Weekend!

A Grand Re-Opening of the longtime Boyles Furniture and Rugs location at 182 Farmington Rd., directly off of Interstate 40 in Mocksville is underway. The parking lot was packed with overflow parking on the lawn for the first night of the grand opening on Friday evening, May 23 with live music, hors d’oeuvres and refreshments from Nobles.  The grand opening continues throughout this Memorial Day weekend. Bringing Furniture Jobs Back to NC Mark Bannon, President of the new Boyles Brand Holdings company says, “We’re hiring back the very people who lost their jobs when this industry faltered, we are helping […]