November 28, 2012

2012 Mocksville Christmas Parade ~ video now available

Thanks to the Davie County Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Mocksville for all of the hard work organizing and coordinating the Mocksville Christmas Parade. Thank you to all of  the volunteers and organizations that contributed time and talent, and thanks to all of the parents and kids who participated! Don’t miss the Advance Christmas Parade, Saturday, December 8th! The best places to live in America have enough “community” in the community to put on a well attended parade. Davie County has enough “community” in the community to put on TWO well attended parades at Christmas ~ one in […]
November 26, 2012

Davie County Holiday Celebrations on Saturday, December 1st

Store-front windows have been decorated for the holidays, the majestic oaks on the square have been strung with lights and festive holiday lighting brightens the night throughout historic downtown Mocksville.  Celebrations and events continue to bring people together, contributing to the strength and vitality of our communities and the economy across Davie County. Already this season, Mocksville has hosted a downtown open house, an early Christmas Parade, exciting Bed Races, Pictures with Santa, the 2012 ornament unveiling, Pedi-cab rides though town, the 43rd annual craft village at the Brock Center, Hometown Quilts of Davie, and several free concerts under the 4 […]
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 […]