February 8, 2012

Davie County Civic Forum ~ Share Your Ideas

Do you have ideas that could make Davie County and the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina a more sustainable place to work, live, and get around?  The Piedmont Triad Sustainable Communities Planning Project has established an online forum, “Piedmont Voice,” for each county in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. Help Shape the Future ~ The Davie County “MindMixer” Join the Davie County MindMixer, an online conversation, and help shape a future where communities across the Piedmont Triad become more resilient through tough economic times by creating innovative solutions to sustainable development. Strengths and Challenges of the Piedmont Triad […]
February 1, 2012

Remembering Town Commissioner Buster Cleary

J.C “Buster” Cleary died at his home this past weekend at the age of 77.  He was a long serving Mocksville town board member, former county commissioner, and a man many remember as having a big heart.  There were few in town who didn’t know him and even fewer who didn’t know of him. When Buster attended the monthly town meetings he almost always brought along his beloved toy poodle that would sit quietly in his lap. “He was a commissioner with the town when I first started here,” Town Manager Christine Bralley says.  “He’s been here my entire tenure.  […]
January 27, 2012

150 Attended the Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan Review

Over 150 Davie County citizens attended the public presentation of the draft comprehensive plan at the WinMock Barn “Granary” events center on January 24th!  After introductions by Mayor Rethmeier, residents were briefed in detail on the draft comprehensive plan.  Presentations included details on the goals, history and famework of the plan. Videos from the meeting appear below and are also available on your Davie County YouTube Channel.  Links to the comprehensive plan resources are provided after the following videos. Public Presentation of Town of Bermuda Run Draft Comprehensive Plan ~ Part 1 of 2   Public Presentation of Town of […]
January 19, 2012

Davie County Beekeepers to Host Beekeeping Course

How to Get Started in Beekeeping The Davie County Beekeepers will host the 7th annual beekeeping short course, “How to Get Started in Beekeeping” beginning 9 AM Saturday, January 28th, at the Davie County Library in Mocksville.  The course consists of five Saturday classes at the library and ends with an “Apiary Day” at a local honey farm where participants will have the opportunity to observe and handle honey bees first hand. Time for a New Hobby ~ Backyard Honey Bees! There is nothing quite as sweet as honey from the beehives in your own back yard.  Honey bees pollinate […]
January 15, 2012

HondaJet Presentation in Davie County ~ 400 New Jobs Coming to North Carolina!

Davie County’s Sugar Valley Airport Hosted the HondaJet Presentation to an Enthusiastic Crowd Nick Newby, Manager of Eastern US Sales for HondaJet was on hand at Sugar Valley Airport in Davie County on Saturday, January 14th to talk about HondaJet. At Honda Aircraft’s World Headquarters campus in North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation, the company’s employees work in more than 500,000 square feet of state-of-the-art R&D, manufacturing and administration headquarter buildings to develop, produce, market and support the HondaJet with HondaJet dealers. The challenging spirit upon which Mr. Soichiro Honda founded Honda Motors is still alive today as Honda Aircraft […]
January 12, 2012

Davie County Honors Hundreds of Service Men and Women!

Honoring Those Who Protect Our Freedom! A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom was located beside the Mocksville Police Department during the 2011 holiday season. Entire Tree Filled with Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag was placed on the tree to represent a designated service person.  The contributions were presented to the Davie County Veteran’s Administration for local veteran services. The service men and women honored by Davie County residents and friends for the 2011 Tree of Honor are listed below.  Feel free to send a link […]
January 10, 2012

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, Summer Horse Camp and a Senior Walking program. SPORTS PROGRAMS Softball, T-Ball, Peewee and Little Sluggers […]
January 6, 2012

Need Help with New Year’s Resolutions? Get in Shape With the Mocksville/Davie Parks and Recreation Department!

Getting in shape has never been easier… or more 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, Summer Horse Camp and a Senior […]
January 5, 2012

You Are Invited! HondaJet Presentation at Sugar Valley Airport in Davie County

Mark Your Calendar ~ Saturday, January 14th! Sugar Valley Airport, located near the very center of Davie County will be hosting a presentation by HondaJet on Saturday, January 14th.  The event is free and open to the public. Nick Newby, manager of eastern US sales for the new HondaJet in Greensboro will make a presentation about the new HondaJet aircraft and its impact on the economy of the area. There will be coffee and snacks beginning at 9:00 AM with the HondaJet presentation from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. The HondaJet presentation will focus on the substantial impact on aviation […]