August 21, 2012

Ingersoll Rand Official Proclaims “Davie County workforce is the best in the world!”

55 seconds into the video below: “The Davie County workforce is the best in the world,” proclaimed Phil Wekenmann, plant manager at Ingersoll Rand’s Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Mocksville, NC. Thank you Phil!
August 21, 2012

You are Invited ~ Celebration of Mocksville Mayor Dr. Francis W. Slate This Wednesday

You are invited to attend a celebration of Mocksville Mayor F.W. Slate’s many contributions to the town of Mocksville and community in conjunction with his 90th birthday. There will be a reception in the Mocksville Town Hall from 3:30 to 5:00 PM with a special presentation scheduled for 4:00 PM.
August 14, 2012

Free Summer Concert This Saturday – Mel Jones & Tin Can Alley

Mocksville and Davie County will be alive with the sounds of Mel Jones and Tin Can Alley playing soul, rhythm and blues, & Jazz under the mighty oaks lining the square in historic downtown Mocksville this Saturday, Augst 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Mel Jones – Humorist, Lead Vocalist, Song Writer or Harmonica Player? Jones has established himself as one of the region’s best harmonica players by winning numerous titles in regional festivals and earning a solid reputation for showmanship. He is also an accomplished songwriter, with recordings that feature much of his original work in Livin’ Bones, Blues […]
August 3, 2012

Free Event – Misty Creek Vineyards Anniversary Celebration

Davie County Vineyard Anniversary Celebration On Saturday, August 4 from 2-4 PM, Barry, Kathy and Marge Nichols invite you to join them as they celebrate the third anniversary of the opening of their Misty Creek Vineyards Tasting Room.  They will be serving free hotdogs, hamburgers, chips etc. at this always family friendly Misty Creek Farm and Vineyards event. Finished in the summer of 2009, the tasting room sits directly on the site of a pioneer cabin originally built in 1800 as a mule barn, and overlooks the old road bed.  The deep well and original entry road are very evident […]
July 15, 2012

Mocksville-Davie American Legion Playoffs

Post-Game update:  It was a great season for Mocksville-Davie American Legion baseball as they won the regular season going away, beat Concord three straight in the first round of the playoffs. The final score tonight was Rowan County 3, Mocksville Davie 2. Congratulations to Rowan County who advances to the quarter-finals beginning tomorrow night.  Thanks for a great season of Mocksville-Davie American Legion Baseball! Pre-Game Article Follows On Sunday night, 7/15/2012, the Mocksville Davie American Legion baseball team is scheduled to play Rowan County for the final game of the Southern Division Area III quarter-final playoff series.  This is a […]
July 2, 2012

Congratulations Mocksville-Davie 1st Place ~ Playoffs Begin Tonight!

2012 Southern Division Area III Regular Season Champions! Congratulations to the Mocksville-Davie, Cooleemee American Legion Post 54 Baseball team for finishing in 1st place in the Southern division of Area III for the 1st time since 1993!  The following players were named to the Southern division all star team: Connor Bodenhammer Ryan Foster Cory Randall Will Beeson Playoffs Begin Tonight at Rich Park The post-season playoff chase begins Monday July 2 with game one of a best of five series against Concord.  Game one will be played at Rich Park in Mocksville at 7:00 PM tonight, Monday, July 02, 2012. […]
June 22, 2012

Local National Guard Unit Headed to Kuwait

A deployment ceremony is planned for 2 p.m. today in Mocksville for the North Carolina National Guard’s 882nd Engineer Company, which is composed of detachments in three armories located in Mount Airy, Taylorsville and Mocksville. In all, more than 160 soldiers are being deployed from the three detachments, whose families also will attend today’s ceremony. It had been confirmed in early May that the local detachment would be sent overseas at some point during the summer, but the actual deployment date and location of its mission was not disclosed. At that time, it was described only as “Southwest Asia.” “These […]
May 26, 2012

Mocksville-Davie American Legion Baseball – 7 PM Sunday at Rich Park!

With 27 games of baseball played in just 37 days, the Mocksville-Davie American Legion Post 54 team is in full swing for the 2012 season at Rich Park. The Purest Form of the Sport A national sports writer and television producer, Matt Gibson, once observed that “American Legion Baseball is perhaps the purest form of the sport and the most fun to watch.  There are no player salaries and the grueling schedule leaves little time for beach trips or vacations for these young men.  This kind of sacrifice means that only those who really love the game are playing.  Most […]
May 21, 2012

From Davie County Farms to Your Supper Table ~ Community Supported Agriculture

Enjoy garden fresh produce all season long!  Davie County is home to two Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms.  These CSA farms directly link local residents and nearby farmers, eliminating “the middleman” and increasing the benefits to both the farmer and the consumer. In a CSA program, a farmer grows food for a group of local residents (called “shareholders” or “subscribers”) who commit at the beginning of each year to purchase part of that farm’s crop. The shareholders thus directly support a local farm and receive a low-cost weekly supply of fresh, high-quality produce. The farmers receive an initial cash investment […]