July 11, 2011

Site Selection Alert! Seneca Medical Chooses Davie County for New Distribution and Logistics Center

New Center Will Be Fully Operational by September 1st, 2011 Seneca Medical is expanding its operations into Davie County with the opening of their newest distribution center in the SouthPoint Business Park in Mocksville.  The Ohio based company has leased a 72,480 square foot warehouse on 14 acres and plans to be fully operational by September 1, 2011. Seneca Medical Expansion Brings Dozens of New Jobs to Mocksville and Davie County Leveraging a continued successful relationship with Hollingsworth, owner and developer of the business park, Seneca chose this strategic location to better serve a growing base of healthcare customers in […]
June 22, 2011

Development Plans Finalized ~ Hundreds of New Jobs Coming to Davie County!

The Town of Bermuda Run has approved plans for Wake Forest Baptist Health to develop the 88-acre Davie Campus at Hwy 801 and Interstate 40. Development Plan Includes Loop Road and Amenities The Town Council approved a “development agreement,” defining a vision for phased development over the next 20 years.  The agreement establishes design standards for a quality development, comprised of permitted uses, roadways, landscaping, setbacks, signage, parking and architectural standards. “The Town believes this agreement will become a model of cooperation for municipal governments and developers coming together to plan for large-scale, quality land use over a period of […]
June 4, 2011

Update 6/4 – Gas Prices still 20-30 Cents Less Per Gallon in Davie County!

Updated 6/4/2011:  Pictures taken at the pumps at 11:00 AM today, 6/4/2011:     The chart below is based on prices as reported by www.gasbuddy.com at 10:00 PM, Thursday, June 2nd. The price for a gallon of regular gasoline is 20-30 cents per gallon lower in Mocksville than in surrounding cities. The 10 Lowest Priced Stations in Mocksville The chart below is based on real-time data from for the 10 lowest price stations in Mocksville as reported to gasbuddy.com Lowest Gas Prices in Mocksville Mocksville Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com
June 1, 2011

DCCC Recognized as National Leader in Increasing College Completion!

DCCC, the College of Davidson and Davie Counties, along with 4 other North Carolina community colleges, has been awarded a grant under the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation “Completion by Design” grant program.  The grant will also be shared with Guilford Technical Community College, Central Piedmont Community College, Martin Community College and Wake Technical Community College. Completion by Design aims to build on proven, existing practices already underway at these forward-thinking community colleges that are already working to address the needs of today’s students. They are doing this by focusing on new approaches to areas such as course scheduling, advising, […]
May 22, 2011

Ingersoll Rand is Meeting the Workforce Development Challenges of a Global Economy in Davie County

Experienced Davie County Workforce is Ingersoll Rand’s Most Valuable Asset The transformation of the Ingersoll Rand manufacturing center in Mocksville to an Ingersoll Rand Manufacturing Center of Excellence has been successful in large part because of the skills of its most experienced machinists.  These advanced skill-sets are the result of many years of experience and these advanced machining skills represent a wealth of workforce knowledge which cannot be taught in classrooms using traditional textbooks. The Challenge The challenge has been leveraging this “tribal knowledge” so that newer machinists benefit from the knowledge and experience of the experts.  A community-wide effort […]
May 13, 2011

Award Winning Educator and Results Oriented Leader Appointed as Superintendent of Davie County Schools

Dr. Hartness Appointed by Unanimous Vote The Davie County Board of Education has selected Dr. Darrin Hartness as its new superintendent of schools by a unanimous vote! Dr. Hartness is currently the superintendent of the Mount Airy City Schools, a position he has held since January, 2008. The board, the school system and the community are extremely fortunate to be able to hire someone with Dr. Hartness’ experience, skills and abilities. A Wealth of Experience In his nearly two decades as an educator in North Carolina Schools, Dr. Hartness has been a high school teacher in Rowan-Salisbury Schools, an elementary […]
May 11, 2011

Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan

So, you may have missed the public input meetings… or maybe you came to the meetings, but still have more to say! There is still an opportunity to participate in the initial public input phase of the Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan. There Are Two Surveys That You Can Complete on the Plan Website First, The Comprehensive Plan Public Input Survey will let us know what your opinion is on a broad range of topics that affect the Town’s planning area. Second, The Development Preference Survey provides you with a series of photographs to let us know what you […]
May 9, 2011

Davie County Manufacturer, Nature’s Pearl, Featured on Fox8 “Made in N.C.” Series

Nature’s Pearl, leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements and personal care products was featured recently as part of the Fox8 news series “Made in N.C.”   Nature’s Pearl products are made in Davie County from the North Carolina State Fruit, the Muscadine Grape. Nature’s Pearl is the only Muscadine Grape supplement company in the world to fund and publish scientific research to test the efficacy of its product.  Studies to date have shown positive effects of Nature’s Pearl Muscadine Grape Seed and Skin Extract against human lung, colon, prostrate, skin, brain and breast cancers as well as human leukemias.   Additional Resources: […]
May 2, 2011

Attend The Town of Bermuda Run Long Range Planning Meetings This Week

Residents of the Town of Bermuda Run are invited to attend public input meetings on the town’s long range plan These meetings will provide citizens with an opportunity to share thoughts on issues like community character, land use, growth management, transportation, infrastructure, services, open spaces, parks and recreation, a town center, etc.  Please plan on attending at least one of these meetings being held on March Monday, May 2nd, Tuesday, May 3rd and Thursday, May 5th.  See the time and location details below.  Pending verification of sufficient bandwidth availability, these meetings will be broadcast in real time on the Davie […]