December 15, 2014

In the Service of Others ~ Davie County Equestrian to Lead Special Olympics Team in 2015 World Games

Marissa Lee Brzescinski has been selected as the next Head Coach for the 2015 US Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles California. Marissa currently serves as the Head Coach for the Davie County Special Olympics Equestrian Team, and has served previously as the Assistant Coach for Team USA at the 2007 Games in Shanghai, China and the 2011 Games in Athens, Greece. The 2015 World Games will be held in Los Angeles California from July 25th-August 2nd, 2015. For additional information, please visit www.specialolympicsteamusa.org, www.LA2015.org, or www.dixielandfarm.com. Marissa was introduced to the Special Olympics program shortly after moving to […]
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 […]
May 8, 2014

“How to get Started in Beekeeping” ~ Class Starts This Saturday, May 10

Did you know North Carolina has more backyard beekeepers than any other state?  Have you ever considered keeping bees?  Would you like to know more about this fascinating hobby or occupation?  Join the Davie County Beekeepers Association for the 2 day class, “How to Get Started in Beekeeping.” Classes Begin Saturday, May 10, 2014 When: Saturday, May 10th and 17th, 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.(two classes) Where: Davie County Public Library, 371 N Main St.Mocksville, NC 27028 Course Fee: $35.00 per person Contact: George Snyder at (336) 492-2350 for more information or register online now to reserve your seat. Classes […]
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 […]
April 28, 2014

Daniel Boone Family Festival This Saturday will Dish up Food, Fun, Music and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

Free Community Event! 10 AM to 9 PM On Saturday, May 3, Historic Davie will host the Daniel Boone Family Festival in Historic Downtown Mocksville.  Featuring craftsmen, merchants, educational tours, historic re-enactors, food vendors, and live music, there’s something for everyone at the all-day event which kicks off at 10 AM. The festival originated as a way to celebrate the wedding anniversary of Daniel and Rebecca Boone, and for its first two iterations it was held in August (the couple married on August 14, 1756). But the summer heat made for a long day so Historic Davie moved the celebration to May. […]
March 23, 2014

Free Community Event ~ Thursday, March 27 ~ For Your Health Expo!

FREE TO EVERYONE!! Health Screenings One-on-One Counseling Healthy Lifestyle Vendors Samples & Products Product Info giveaways Free Health Screenings and More The Davie County Chamber of Commerce and the Davie Family YMCA are pleased to present the For Your Health Expo 2014 on Thursday, March 27th at the Davie Family YMCA.  For Your Health Expo runs from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and is free to the public.  This annual community event brings vendors of healthy lifestyle products and services together under one roof to offer Davie County residents a convenient one-stop healthy lifestyle information experience. With healthcare costs on the rise […]
February 7, 2014

Congratulations! Mocksville Police Win NC “Blue Light Special” Award

A Mocksville Police Car was selected one of the best looking and best equipped law enforcement vehicles in the State of North Carolina as a 3rd place winner of the 2014 “Blue Light Special Competition” during the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) Symposium held in Concord, North Carolina during the second week in January. More than 600 North Carolina law enforcement officers, district attorneys, magistrates and judges voted on entries from across the State of North Carolina in the 2014 Blue Light Special competition during the annual GHSP Safety Symposium. The mission of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program is […]
January 21, 2014

Sterling Events Group Announces Warehouse Relocation to Davie County!

Sterling Events Group and Sterling Audio Visual are pleased to announce that they are relocating their main warehouse operations from Winston-Salem, NC to Farmington, NC in January, 2014. “Our growth in audio-visual equipment and in our prop and décor inventory made this move necessary” commented Wayne Thomas, President of Sterling.  “We also wanted a warehouse convenient to our Charlotte and Triangle offices and closer to our historic event venue, WinMock at Kinderton.  This new 17,500 square foot facility, convenient to I-40, was the perfect location.” “We want to thank Terry Bralley and the Davie County Economic Development team that made […]
December 21, 2013

Davie County Vineyards: Ideal Complement for the Holidays

Do you still need to buy for a Christmas gift for someone but loathe the thoughts of facing the throngs at a massive shopping mall or wandering around a big-box outlet hoping to find inspiration on its sterile shelves? There’s no need to panic. Just head to one of Davie County’s wineries and pick up a bottle of wine or two for the yet-to-be-gifted adults on your shopping list. The diversity of offerings means you’re sure to find something to please their palate, and the soothing, pastoral settings of the vineyards that can be seen from the tasting rooms will […]