November 11, 2011

Davie County Honors All of our Veterans on Veteran’s Day 2011

The four oak trees standing tall on the square in historic downtown Mocksville were a perfect setting as Davie County came together to honor our veterans today.  The Davie County High School Woodwinds Ensemble, the Jr. ROTC, scouts, veteran’s, students, community leaders and citizens came together today to honor our veterans. A small sample of the sights and sounds form the day are posted below.  
October 18, 2011

Mrs. Lillie Mabe, Davie Farm Service and Avgol Nonwovens Receive 2011 Davie County Chamber of Commerce Awards at 42nd Annual Awards Banquet

The 2011 Davie County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala was held at Davie County’s newest event destination ~ WinMock at Kinderton!  The evening began on The Terrace at 6:00 PM before moving to the upstairs loft and ballroom for supper and the 2011 Community Awards presentation. 42nd Annual Davie County Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala (Note: High resolution originals available here) Thank you to Kathy Miller & One Shot Photography for the use of these photos The 2011 Small Business of the Year Award was presented to Tom Brown of Davie Farm Service, The 2011 Business of the Year […]
October 13, 2011

Annual Catfish Fry and Blue Grass Music ~ Saturday, October 15th 11 am – 2 pm

Under the Shelter with Blue Grass Music ~ An Annual Tradition Held on the third Saturday every October, this gathering has become an area tradition in both Davie and western Rowan Counties. Fall at this nature park is breathtaking and when the old-time Blue Grass music is added, it becomes the “place to be.” “The Bullhole Gang” Raising Money for RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls They grew up together and a lot of their early memories cluster around time spent at a special place on the South Yadkin River. Those cherished memories have motivated Ron Bivins, Ronnie Shoaf, Ron Webb and […]
September 28, 2011

42nd Annual Chamber Awards Gala Event at WinMock at Kinderton ~ Tickets Still Available!

A Gala Event ~ The Tradition Continues The Davie County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala has been a signature Davie County event since 1970.  The tradition continues on Thursday, October 6th and tickets are still available! WinMock at Kinderton For 2011, this gala event will be held at Davie County’s newest event destination ~ WInMock at Kinderton! Magnificent. Elegant. Unique. Historically significant.  All are terms that describe WinMock at Kinderton and yet no one adjective fully describes this amazing 1920’s barn turned special events and conference facility, the site of magnificent weddings, elegant social functions, and distinctive corporate events. […]
September 2, 2011

Dozens of Celebrity-Guest Golf Professionals Will Play in 14th Annual Tournament!

14th Annual Davie County Pro Scramble Golf Tournament ~ Monday, September 12! Area business leaders and other key members of the community will enjoy a round of golf with golf professionals from across the Carolinas on Monday, September 12th during the 14th annual Davie County Pro Scramble Golf Tournament at beautiful Oak Valley Golf Club! Get a Little Help from the Pros The Pros will be “celebrity guests” for the day and will be designated as team captains in the “Pro’s Choice” format.  Amateur golfers will enjoy an afternoon of fun competition … with a little help from the professionals. […]
August 26, 2011

Celebrate the second annual “Joe Fest” in historic downtown Mocksville This Saturday!

The second annual “Joe Fest” poker-run and music festival will be held this Saturday, August 27th (Joe Phillips’ birthday) in historic downtown Mocksville. Memorial Ride and Poker Run Sign-Ups Begin at 10:00 AM This year’s celebration of the life of Joe Phillips will begin with a Memorial Ride & Poker Run to Station’s Inn…one of Joe’s favorite destinations. Sign-in for the ride will be at 10:00 AM on Mocksville Square. Cost will be $20 for a single rider, price includes one t-shirt, one patch and one poker hand. Two-up is $25. Pok…er Run extra hands $5. There will be a […]
May 13, 2011

Award Winning Educator and Results Oriented Leader Appointed as Superintendent of Davie County Schools

Dr. Hartness Appointed by Unanimous Vote The Davie County Board of Education has selected Dr. Darrin Hartness as its new superintendent of schools by a unanimous vote! Dr. Hartness is currently the superintendent of the Mount Airy City Schools, a position he has held since January, 2008. The board, the school system and the community are extremely fortunate to be able to hire someone with Dr. Hartness’ experience, skills and abilities. A Wealth of Experience In his nearly two decades as an educator in North Carolina Schools, Dr. Hartness has been a high school teacher in Rowan-Salisbury Schools, an elementary […]
January 25, 2010

Davie County STEM Education Update

Dr. Linda Bost, Assistant Superintendant of Davie County Schools delivered an update on the Davie County STEM Education Initiative during the quarterly Davie County Economic Development meeting held on Friday, January 22nd. Presentation Highlights: Dr. Bost explained that we need to integrate STEM disciplines across all areas of study and that team-based, real world problem-solving that leverages all of the knowledge of a diverse team of students with access to unlimited digital resources is the essence of what we will achieve in Davie County.  This approach integrates STEM disciplines across all areas of study and produces  21st century renaissance citizens […]
December 14, 2009

Surprise Guest Appears in Advance Christmas Parade!

There was a surprise appearance by a well-known political figure at the Advance Christmas Parade.  The surprise guest steps out of a massive white stretch-limousine about one minute into the first video. You can catch the entire parade on the Davie County YouTube Channel. See the Davie County Marching Band, The South Davie Band, dancers, horse drawn carriages, tractors, classic cars, rescue vehicles, fire engines, tons of floats… and of course, Santa Claus.