March 13, 2013

Award-Winning Musical Comedy Opens This Friday at the Brock!

Davie County Arts Council presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”  ~ Show opens this Friday, March 15th with a 7:30 PM performance at the Brock Performing Arts Center in Mocksville.  Seats are available for all 6 performances.  Tickets can be ordered throught the Box Office (336) 751-3000. 2013 Season Opener This Weekend The Davie County Arts Council’s Brock Players are kicking off their 2013 season with six performances of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Winner of two Tony awards, this unique musical comedy has been produced not only all across America, but also in far-flung locales […]
March 11, 2013

Shamrock Bar-B-Que Event This Weekend in Cooleemee

On Saturday, March 16, Cooleemee will host a community Bar-B-Que starting at noon on the Zachary House grounds at 131 Church Street in Cooleemee. No one is claiming that Carolina’s BBQ tradition came from Ireland, but it is definitely a local favorite. No better can be found this month than at the Shamrock Bar-B-Que event in Cooleemee. Start your St. Patrick’s Day celebration a little early ~ wear something green and come to the Zachary House Grounds at 131 Church Street in Cooleemee. Wind permitting, there will be a kite flying contest at 1 pm (bring your own or buy […]
February 21, 2013

Keys to Succesful Economic Development ~ Hard Work & Tenacious Follow Through!

  After an extensive search, Pro Refrigeration Inc. announced that they have chosen Mocksville, located in Davie County NC, as the home for their new East Coast Production Facility. Over the past 22 years Pro has grown to a leading manufacturer of Process Glycol Chiller Systems for Dairy, Craft Brewery, Winery, Distillery, and Food Processing Industries. “Over the past 3 years we’ve tripled production output from our Headquarters in Auburn, WA.,” Pro’s CEO, Jim VanderGiessen Jr. explained. “We knew that we had to make a decision to either expand more in Washington State, or find an additional location to enable […]
February 20, 2013

New Manufacturing Jobs Coming to Davie County!

In another win for Davie County and for North Caorlina, Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Pro Refrigeration Inc., a manufacturer of refrigeration systems, will expand its operations by locating a new East Coast production facility in Davie County. Expansion to Create New Jobs Pro Refrigeration plans to create as many as 85 jobs over five years and invest $4.9 million to gain maximum benefits from performance-based incentives approved by the Davie County Economic Development Commission. The project was also made possible in part by a performance-based grant from the One North Carolina Fund […]
February 18, 2013

25th Annual Shamrock Run, Walk and Tots Trot to Benefit Davie Pregnancy Center

The 25th annual Shamrock Run, Walk and Tots Trot, sponsored by St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Davie County Chamber of Commerce will be held on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013.  A portion of the proceeds from this annual event will be donated to the Davie Pregnancy Center. Again for 2013 ~ Coach Beiter Memorial Cup and Scholarship Fund Daric Beiter was the head track and cross country coach at Davie County High School from 2001-2011, taught social studies, was the department chair and named Teacher of the Year in 2010. He was a loving husband, a friend to all, […]
February 5, 2013

Popsicle 5K ~ $4,000 Rasied for Davie County Youth Led Projects!

As the sun rose in Davie County on Saturday, February 2nd, the air was a cold 21 degrees; it looked like the Popsicle 5K would live up to its name. Mocksville Elementary School, usually quiet on the weekends, was bustling as SURF Board members began preparing for the runners. The Popsicle 5K is a fundraiser for the SURF (Students Understanding Real Futures) Board and all proceeds from the run go toward their grant making efforts. Runners began arriving at 7:30am to get signed in. They stretched and drank coffee to keep loose and warm before braving the cold. Just before […]
January 30, 2013

Second Annual “Popsicle 5K Run” This Weekend in Davie County

Don’t miss the second annual Davie County “Popsicle 5K” run this Saturday, February 2nd.  Runners of all ages and abilities are welcome! Zero K and Fun Run Don’t want to run?  Sign up the morning of the race if you are there to support a friend but do not want to run. You’ll get a t-shirt and coffee and not have to run an inch! Fun Run- Kids (10 & under) there with a runner can participate in a short race after the 5K has finished. Click Here to register now for the race All proceeds from the Popsicle Run […]
January 18, 2013

Mocksville Davie Parks and Recreation ~ Staying in Shape Made Easy… and Fun!

The Mocksville/Davie Parks & Recreation Department provides a comprehensive recreation program for people of all ages in Davie County with athletic programs for children and adults, a variety of classes, camps, community events, and activities for seniors. Programs & Special Events The Davie Park & Rec Department coordinates the Davie County Senior Games, Special Olympics and the Davie Youth Council.  Special events are the July 4th Celebration at Rich Park. The Daddy/ Daughter Dance, The Easter Egg Hunt, Big Sweep, South Yadkin Canoe Race,  and a Senior Walking program. SPORTS PROGRAMS Softball, T-Ball, Peewee ~ Ages 3-8 with sign ups […]
January 11, 2013

Jobs!

American Hardwoods Inc. has announced a new website, www.ncwoodjobs.com, for those seeking employment at the wood product manufacturing company located at 192 Industrial Blvd in Mocksville.  The company has future openings in the manufacturing plant as well as openings in sales and administration. For best results, applicants are encouraged to complete the application online to ensure fastest delivery to staffing decision makers at the company. Wholesale Flooring Outlet Now Open Since reopening the plant a little over a year ago the company has made great strides after an initial period of evaluation and strategic planning.   Effective immediately, the company has […]