April 30, 2013

Daniel Boone Family Festival May 4th Will Dish up Food, Fun, Music and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

Free Community Event! 10 AM to 9 PM On May 4, Historic Davie will host the Daniel Boone Family Festival in Historic Downtown Mocksville.  Featuring craftsmen, merchants, educational tours, historic re-enactors, food vendors, and live music, there’s something for everyone at the all-day event which kicks off at 10 AM. The festival originated as a way to celebrate the wedding anniversary of Daniel and Rebecca Boone, and for its first two iterations it was held in August (the couple married on August 14, 1756). But the summer heat made for a long day so Historic Davie moved the celebration to May. Retrace […]
April 26, 2013

Creating Jobs in Davie County Once Again ~ Boyles Furniture and Rugs Grand Re-Opening

Boyles Furniture & Rugs is creating jobs in Davie County North Carolina once again.   A Grand Re-Opening of the longtime Boyles location at 182 Farmington Rd. in Mocksville, NC, centrally located in North Carolina directly off of Interstate 40, is scheduled for May 23. 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 to put North Carolina back to work.” After winding down their 13-store chain in early 2011, the 60-year old brand has been revived through the formation of a joint […]
April 18, 2013

Davie County in the Spotlight – Ashley Furniture Breaks Ground on 1,040,000 SF Addition

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, Ashley Furniture broke ground in Davie County, NC on what will eventually be the largest furniture manufacturing and distribution center in the world.  Part of a 5 year, $500 million investment strategy, the Davie County site sits on 668 acres in Advance, NC that will home to 3.8 million square feet of manufacturing and distribution space when completed. Governor Pat McCrory recounts his first meeting with Ron Wanek, founder of Ashley Furniture and welcomes Ashley Furniture to North Carolina. Dr. Qubein congratulates Davie County on a big WIN and celebrates American ingenuity and the American […]
February 21, 2013

Keys to Succesful Economic Development ~ Hard Work & Tenacious Follow Through!

  After an extensive search, Pro Refrigeration Inc. announced that they have chosen Mocksville, located in Davie County NC, as the home for their new East Coast Production Facility. Over the past 22 years Pro has grown to a leading manufacturer of Process Glycol Chiller Systems for Dairy, Craft Brewery, Winery, Distillery, and Food Processing Industries. “Over the past 3 years we’ve tripled production output from our Headquarters in Auburn, WA.,” Pro’s CEO, Jim VanderGiessen Jr. explained. “We knew that we had to make a decision to either expand more in Washington State, or find an additional location to enable […]
February 18, 2013

25th Annual Shamrock Run, Walk and Tots Trot to Benefit Davie Pregnancy Center

The 25th annual Shamrock Run, Walk and Tots Trot, sponsored by St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Davie County Chamber of Commerce will be held on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013.  A portion of the proceeds from this annual event will be donated to the Davie Pregnancy Center. Again for 2013 ~ Coach Beiter Memorial Cup and Scholarship Fund Daric Beiter was the head track and cross country coach at Davie County High School from 2001-2011, taught social studies, was the department chair and named Teacher of the Year in 2010. He was a loving husband, a friend to all, […]
January 24, 2013

Davie County Jobs

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:  machinist, shipping/receiving clerk, data entry, driver, police officer,  produce manager, baby sitter, customer service, accounts payable, trial attorney, delivery driver, restaurant manager, electrical engineer, and 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 County Jobs The job openings are an aggregation of publicly […]
January 11, 2013

Jobs!

American Hardwoods Inc. has announced a new website, www.ncwoodjobs.com, for those seeking employment at the wood product manufacturing company located at 192 Industrial Blvd in Mocksville.  The company has future openings in the manufacturing plant as well as openings in sales and administration. For best results, applicants are encouraged to complete the application online to ensure fastest delivery to staffing decision makers at the company. Wholesale Flooring Outlet Now Open Since reopening the plant a little over a year ago the company has made great strides after an initial period of evaluation and strategic planning.   Effective immediately, the company has […]
January 10, 2013

Davie County Montage Print Coming This Spring

Have you ever seen one of those highly detailed montage pen and ink drawings that tell the story of a community in an intricately detailed pen and ink drawing?   These pieces of art are conversations pieces that make wonderful gifts and look great in any décor. Community Creations is preparing one of these instant collectible pieces of art for Davie County with a spring 2013 release schedule. While dozens of local sites, people and buildings will be included in the print based on historic importance, local businesses are being given an opportunity to be included in this instant collectible. The […]
December 6, 2012

Santa, the Grinch, Christmas stories, book signing, Christmas parade, hay rides, pedi-cab rides and more.

“Hometown Christmas” celebrations continue throughout the holiday season. Free Event ~ Hay rides from 6:30 to 8 PM on Friday, December 7.  Historic downtown Mocksville will host hay rides from Station on Main Street located at 185 North Main Street in Mocksville. Free Event ~ Christmas Bedtime Stories 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00 PM on Friday, December 7 at The Book Rack, Historic Mocksville’s Community Bookseller located at   114 North Main Street in Mocksville.  Each session lasts only about 10 minutes and parents are required to stay on site during the story times.  Christmas Bedtime Stories will be presented again on different days […]

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