January 27, 2012

Davie County Civic Forum ~ Tuesday, January 31st

The Piedmont Triad Sustainable Communities Project Do you have ideas that could make Davie County a more sustainable place to work, live, and get around?  Join the conversation during the Davie County civic forum at the Davie County Library from 4-6 PM on Monday, January 31st. Community Activism and Involvement are Attributes of Sustainable Communities. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in an interactive small group activity and learn more about the overall project. The forum will give Davie County residents an opportunity to give input on the strengths and challenges of their own communities. Cooperative Effort Funded by […]
January 23, 2012

Public Input Meeting for Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan ~ 6:30 PM Tuesday, January 24

Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan ~ Your Home, Your Town, Your Vision You are encouraged to attend the public input meetings for the Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, January 24th at the WinMock Barn, Granary Building located at 173 East Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run. This meeting provides citizens with an opportunity to impact the management of future growth and development opportunities.  You may download a copy of the Draft Comprehensive Plan prior to the meeting. In March and April 2011, the Planning Board reviewed background information reports covering the following: • Geographic & […]
January 15, 2012

HondaJet Presentation in Davie County ~ 400 New Jobs Coming to North Carolina!

Davie County’s Sugar Valley Airport Hosted the HondaJet Presentation to an Enthusiastic Crowd Nick Newby, Manager of Eastern US Sales for HondaJet was on hand at Sugar Valley Airport in Davie County on Saturday, January 14th to talk about HondaJet. At Honda Aircraft’s World Headquarters campus in North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation, the company’s employees work in more than 500,000 square feet of state-of-the-art R&D, manufacturing and administration headquarter buildings to develop, produce, market and support the HondaJet with HondaJet dealers. The challenging spirit upon which Mr. Soichiro Honda founded Honda Motors is still alive today as Honda Aircraft […]
January 5, 2012

You Are Invited! HondaJet Presentation at Sugar Valley Airport in Davie County

Mark Your Calendar ~ Saturday, January 14th! Sugar Valley Airport, located near the very center of Davie County will be hosting a presentation by HondaJet on Saturday, January 14th.  The event is free and open to the public. Nick Newby, manager of eastern US sales for the new HondaJet in Greensboro will make a presentation about the new HondaJet aircraft and its impact on the economy of the area. There will be coffee and snacks beginning at 9:00 AM with the HondaJet presentation from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. The HondaJet presentation will focus on the substantial impact on aviation […]
December 20, 2011

Congratulations to RayLen Vineyards and Winery and Misty Creek Farm and Vineyards

Congratulations ~ 2011 “Best of Show” Medal Awarded to RayLen Vineyards and Winery RayLen Vineyards & Winery claimed the N.C. Winegrowers Cup (Best of Show) for the first time with its Cabernet Sauvignon.  In addition to this top award, RayLen also won awards for its Cabernet Franc, Carolinius, Shiraz, Merlot, Eagle’s Select, Category 5 and South Mountains Vineyard Chardonnay wines. Misty Creek Farm and Vineyards Also Wins Several Awards Another popular Davie County Winery, Misty Creek Farm and Vineyards won awards for its Merlot 2008, Misty Rose and Syrah 2008 wines. The commercial competition was open to all North Carolina […]
December 15, 2011

Davie County EDC Provides Development Update to NC Department of Commerce

The Davie County Economic Development Commission met with the North Carolina Department of Commerce at their offices in Raleigh in late November.  The purpose of the meeting was to update the Department of Commerce on development activities in Davie County and to provide details on buildings and sites available for development in the county. Davie County is home to top tier commercial buildings and sites that are shovel-ready for development.  We have well-developed energy, utilities and transportation infrastructure in place, favorable climate and topography and we have an abundant supply of high-quality workers available. Fast-Tracking Projects Reduces Development Costs A […]
December 7, 2011

$7.5 Million Gift Assures Continued Academic Leadership and Workforce Preparedness for Davidson and Davie Counties

DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties, received a $7.5 million gift from the late Christine Harris of Lexington.   The donation is by far the largest gift to the college and is one of the largest gifts in North Carolina community college history, according to Jenny Varner, executive director of the DCCC Foundation. A Cause of Thanksgiving for Years to Come “We pause today to serve up a very sincere thank you to the late Christine Harris, whose extraordinary gift will be cause for thanksgiving for years to come among thousands of students across Davidson and Davie counties […]
December 4, 2011

Mocksville Christmas Parade ~ “Christmas on Main Street” ~ Video Now Available!

Re-live the Moment If you were in the parade or unable to attend today, or if your kids were in the parade or you just love parades, you may now watch video from the parade on your Davie County YouTube Channel. (Note: We experienced some technical difficulty and unfortunately we were not able to post the last 10 minutes of the parade video.) Live Video ~ More to Come We broadcast the parade live today… and we plan on broadcasting the Advance Christmas Parade next Saturday on the Live Broadcast page (see link at top of hone page). We had […]
November 9, 2011

Manufacturing Jobs Coming to Mocksville

National Flooring Distributors of Louisville, Kentucky will open a 31,500 square foot manufacturing operation on Industrial Boulevard in Mocksville. Production at the plant will begin ramping up before 2011 year end and dozens of new jobs will be created before the plant reaches production capacity of 20,000 square feet per 8 hour shift. Employment growth at the plant should continue through at least 2012. Betting on the Future in Mocksville, NC Lee Harmeling, the owner of National Flooring Distributors is confident that the US economy will rebound. “Domestic manufacturing capacity for wood flooring has been shrinking for several years due […]