March 26, 2016

HELP WANTED: Davie County Job Fair Monday, March 28th at the Davie County Senior Center

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Businesses looking for skilled employees to fill available positions and area job seekers have the opportunity to come together at a job fair to be held on Monday, March 28th at the Davie County Senior Center at 278 Meroney Street, Mocksville. The Job Fair will be open to Veterans only from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. All job seekers are invited to attend from 3:00 pm –  6:00 pm. Companies participating include: Ashley Furniture Industries Austin Electrical Enclosures Autumn Care Carillon Assisted Living Davidson County Community College Golding Farms Foods Lowe’s Home Improvement Lydall Mega Force NC […]
March 23, 2016

Squire Boone Plaza Gets a New Lease on Life

The Squire Boone Plaza in Mocksville is getting a new lease on life with a new owner, a new name, and a fresh coat of paint. But these changes are just the beginning. David Tsui, the new owner, has already replaced the roof, and plans to continue remodeling the newly-named Eastgate Shopping Center, as well as improve the parking lot and walkways. Creating the perfect atmosphere at the right price “I want to make the Eastgate Shopping Center a place that tenants are proud of and customers will want to shop, while also keeping the rent at a reasonable price,” […]
February 25, 2016

Davie High Automotive Skills Training Program Awarded $10,000 Grant from Ingersoll Rand

In order to do a job right, you must have the right tools for the job. Ingersoll Rand is helping to make that possible for students in Davie County High School’s automotive program. Ingersoll Rand, the Official Power Tools of NASCAR, has awarded Davie County High School with a $10,000 Real Tools for Schools grant for its automotive skills training program.  The $10,000 grant will help Davie County High School improve automotive classrooms and courses with updated equipment, supplies, instructor training and curricula. Congratulations! Fortune Names Ingersoll Rand “Among World’s Most Admired Companies” In addition to thanking Ingersoll Rand for […]
December 8, 2015

Free Events for the Entire Family – Advance Christmas Parade and Mocksville Winterfest this Saturday!

“You’ll be thrillin’ though your nose may get a chillin’,” when you enjoy this Saturday’s exciting holiday activities in delightful Davie County. Advance Christmas Parade at 10 am Grab a cup of hot chocolate and a chair and head to the Advance Christmas parade. Parade participants meet by 9 am in the parking lot of Shady Grove Elementary School on Cornatzer Road. The parade begins at 10 am starting at the school, and follows Cornatzer Road, turning right onto Highway 801 and left on Peeples Creek Road. Winterfest is FREE! —Huge inflatable slide, maze, bounce house, hay rides, and balloon […]
June 15, 2015

Pack the Park Night for American Legion Baseball – This Sunday, June 21!

Pack the Park Night On Sunday, June 21st our Mocksville-Davie American Legion Baseball Team will be taking on rival Rowan County at 7:00pm on Mondo Field at Rich Park in Mocksville.  This is “Pack the Park” night where the community is invited to bring back some of the heritage of the 80’s and 90’s by filling up the stands, the hillside, and the areas around the field.  Come on out, bring your family, and enjoy the sights and sounds of America’s Game under the lights. Tickets are $5 for ages 13 and up.  Children 12 and under are free.  Traditional […]
December 1, 2014

Mocksville Winterfest – Free Events for the Entire Family

                        PLEASE NOTE – LOCATION HAS CHANGED FOR SATURDAY, JANUARY 3 – ICE SKATING RINK AND INFLATABLE TOBOGGAN SLIDE Ice Skating Rink and Inflatable Toboggan Slide is on for Saturday, January 3rd but the location has changed.  Join us at at 220 Campbell road, Central Davie Academy gym! CHANGE OF VENUE FOR SATURDAY, JANUARY   The Town of Mocksville, the Mocksville Merchants Association and the Mocksville Tourism Development Authority is hosting  Winterfest in downtown – Hay rides, Snowzilla, an ice skating rink and an inflatable toboggan slide.   These […]
October 24, 2014

Dunlop Bringing New Aviation Manufacturing Jobs to Mocksville

British manufacturer Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has selected Mocksville, North Carolina as the site for its first retreading facility in the United States. The company, the world’s only specialist aircraft tire manufacturer and retreader, will use the Mocksville location to boost its competitiveness across the Americas, particularly on popular narrow and wide-bodied jet airliners and military aircraft. “We plan to create at least 40 jobs within our first two years of operation and there is the prospect of more to follow as we expand our presence in the market,” said Dunlop Aircraft Tyres’ chairman, Ian Edmondson. “We have been encouraged by […]
April 30, 2014

Congratulations! Mocksville Recognized as One of the Safest Cities in North Carolina

Good Work Everyone and Good News for the Town of Mocksville!!!…..Mocksville is number 26 in the top 50 Safest Cities in NC, home to approximately 552 cites/towns. Thank You to Mayor Slate and the Town Board of Commissioners, Will Marklin, Johnny Frye, Lash Sanford, Rob Taylor and Amy Vaughn-Jones for their support and leadership within the Town of Mocksville.  The town is fortunate to have employees who cooperate and collaborate with other local and state resources to safeguard our environment for all residents and visitors. Thank you to the EDC, the Chamber of Commerce and the many folks inside and […]
February 14, 2014

Schools Closed For Students & Staff – Friday, February 14, 2014

Davie County Schools will be closed for students and staff on Friday, February 14, 2014.  There will be no school on Saturday.  We hope to be back on a regular schedule on Monday, February 17.  Make-up days will be announced at a later date.  In the meantime, enjoy some pictures of the snow storm below.  Full resolution copies of the images below are available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/daviecounty/sets/72157640951597474/show/