November 18, 2019

Bed Races This Friday in Mocksville ~ Wacky, Whimsical, and Outrageously Fun!

Historic Downtown Mocksville will race into the Christmas season this Friday night, November 22nd (rain date November 23rd) as wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses, non-profits, and the community take part in the 7th annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. The festivities will begin with the lighting of the downtown businesses at dusk followed by the parade of beds at 6 p.m. and the bed races at 6:30. Although not racing this year, WXII will be broadcasting live from the event on Facebook. This year’s race will feature a NEW course, race times, and a mid-race challenge! […]
October 30, 2019

Celebrate Halloween in Mocksville – Visit Downtown Merchants and the Brock Spooktacular

Bring your little ghosts and goblins to downtown Mocksville on October 31st from 4:30 – 9:30 p.m. for spooky fun. Merchants in full attire will welcome all trick or treaters with goodies, Davie County Recreation and Parks will feature a haunted house and food trucks, and of course, homes along North Main Street will be decked out and ready for all the kids. Note: Main Street between Cemetery and Church St. will close beginning at 6 p.m Davie County Recreation and Parks will host its Halloween Spooktacular: Curse of the Living Brock from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Brock Recreation Center […]
October 28, 2019

Register Now! — “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race and the Hometown Christmas Parade

By Jeanna Baxter White The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to get in the spirit by registering for the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race and the Hometown Christmas Parade. The bed race will be held Friday night, November 22nd at 6 p.m. and the parade will be held on Saturday, December 7th at 2 p.m. There’s no time to sleep in… register your team now for the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race! Join the wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams race bed sleds in a competitive yet FUN event! This year’s race will feature a NEW […]
October 23, 2019

Mocksville Hosting Free Movie in the Park on Friday, October 25th!

Kick-off the Halloween season by bringing your friends and family to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Frankenweenie on Friday, October 25th. The movie will begin at 7 p.m. at Mocksville Downtown Park on Main Street. Young Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan) is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. But then, tragedy strikes and Sparky shuffles off this mortal coil. Victor is heartbroken, but his science teacher (Martin Landau) gives him an idea of how to jolt old Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all […]
October 13, 2019

Meet Your Future – Davie Campus Job Fair Coming October 16th in Mocksville!

By Jeanna Baxter White Did you know that there are great job opportunities available in your own backyard? Whether you are looking for your first job or ready for a career change, come out and meet your future as DCCC – The College of Davidson and Davie Counties, in partnership with Davie CONNECT and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, hosts a community-wide job fair on Wednesday, October 16th from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The job fair will be held at the Davie Campus at 1205 Salisbury Street, in the Community Building. This job fair is open to the […]
October 7, 2019

Get Connected ~ Free Resource Fair Thursday, October 10th, 9:00 – 1:00 pm at the Brock!

Interested in finding out more about all that Davie County has to offer? Visit the 2019 Davie Connect Resource Fair on Thursday, October 10 from 9:00 – 1:00 pm at the Brock Recreation Center, 644 North Main Street in Mocksville. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.    This fair is hosted by Davie County Senior Services, Davie County Recreation & Parks and Davie County Public Library to inform the public about local resources for everything needed to connect in Davie County. This year’s Davie Connect Resource Fair will feature a variety of organizations that offer […]
October 2, 2019

The Oaks Festival in Mocksville! Saturday, October 12th – All Day Fun From 10 am til 8:30 PM!

By Jeanna Baxter White Enjoy a full day of free fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival on Saturday, October 12th, from 10 a.m.- 8:30  p.m. in historic downtown Mocksville. From 10- 5 p.m., dozens of vendors will feature unique handcrafted and gift items. There will be food vendors and lots of free kids’ activities. Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater will feature free live music from 12:30 – 8:30 p.m. Crafts, food, and the kids’ area will be set up along Main St. and run down Depot St. leading to Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater. Crafts, Christmas Specialties, and […]
September 24, 2019
David Hiller, Unit Manager, NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

NC Vocational Rehab ~ Helping the Disabled Who Want to Work Achieve Career Success!

By Jeanna Baxter White As an employer, you will be happy to know that there is an untapped labor force among people with disabilities here in the state – people who make outstanding employees and are job-ready. According to the Institute for Corporate Productivity (ICP), hiring people with disabilities can: Improve productivity and reduce turnover by almost 50% Include employees who have equal to or better overall job performance ratings than fellow workers Many of these candidates are well prepared, have earned certifications and have post-secondary education. In fact, the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (NCDVRS): Has over […]
September 23, 2019

Two Free Concerts Saturday, September 28th – Mocksville & Town of Bermuda Run!

Davie County has two free concerts Saturday night sure to thrill music lovers of all ages.  While downtown Mocksville is rocking, Bermuda Run will be dancing to the best in beach music. Mocksville’s Concerts on the Square Enjoy classic rock as Poundcake takes center stage this Saturday night, September 28th, from 7- 10 p.m. in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. This is the final performance in this year’s free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. Poundcake plays the songs you love, songs you forgot you loved and songs you should have been […]