April 28, 2019

Daniel Boone Family Festival, Saturday, May 4th, will Dish up Food, Fun, Music and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

Free Community Event! 10 a.m. –  8:30 p.m. On Saturday, May 5th, Historic Davie will host the Daniel Boone Family Festival in Historic Downtown Mocksville.  Featuring local artisans,  historic reenactors, Fort Dobbs, historical tours throughout the county, food,  contests, and live music, and a kids area with free inflatables and balloon artistry, there’s something for everyone at the all-day event which runs from 10 a.m – 5 p.m. The festival ends at  5 p.m. but the entertainment continues until 8:30 p.m. at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater. Retrace the Steps of Daniel Boone, the Revolutionary War, Historic Homes and More! Daniel […]
April 26, 2019

Free Community Event ~ Arts Smart Festival ~ This Saturday At Davie County High School!

What makes arts education so important?  Fostering creativity?  Acquiring confidence?  Allowing expression and communication?  Promoting collaboration?  The arts build so many important skills, and they contribute to students’ success–both currently and in the future. Each year, Davie County Schools and Ashley Furniture join forces to celebrate the arts through an annual community festival.  This free event also provides a wonderful way for families and friends to enjoy some quality time together as they experience and enjoy the arts.  The 9th Annual Arts Smart Festival will be held Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Davie County High […]
April 24, 2019
Student learns about career options and opportunities at Gildan during 2019 Career Expo at Davie County High School

Davie Industry Connecting with Future Workforce through Davie County Schools CTE Programs

“It’s all about exposure,” says Anthony Davis. “It’s exposing the students to the businesses but also exposing the businesses to the students.” Davis, Director of CTE and Federal Programs for Davie County Schools, was referring to the Davie High CTE (Career and Technical Education) Program’s efforts to connect its students with area businesses. “There are some communities in our state that don’t have any large businesses, others have big businesses but they don’t interact with the schools, and some places have multiple school systems within their county fighting for the same businesses. We are very blessed here to have one […]
April 22, 2019
Community and business leaders from Mocksville and Davie County tour new Comfort Bilt distribution center at Southpoint Business Park in Mocksville.

Jobs! ~ Larson Manufacturing, Largest Manufacturer of Storm Doors in USA, Opens New 130,000 Square Foot Distribution Center in Mocksville for Comfort Bilt Windows and Doors

Larson Manufacturing, the largest manufacturer of storm doors and storm windows in the United States, has opened a new 130,000 SF distribution center adjacent to its Comfort Bilt Windows and Doors manufacturing facility in the SouthPoint Business Park in Mocksville. Comfort Bilt began operations in Mocksville in 1999 with one production line. Today, nine different product lines are manufactured by 200 dedicated employees residing in Davie and surrounding counties, and the shared 194,000 SF facility had become a growth-limiting factor for both divisions. Relocating the distribution center increases distribution space from 70,000 SF to 130,000 SF which will increase the […]
April 17, 2019

Free Community Event This Saturday ~ Progressive Storybook, Petting Zoo and Face Painting!

Please join us in downtown Mocksville this Saturday from 1 -4 p.m. as we celebrate spring with a fun progressive storybook featuring the Napping House by Audrey Wood. We’ll begin at The Factory Coffee House at 128 North Main Street and the Easter Bunny,  with the help of a group of volunteers, will guide us through the downtown area to read about the whimsical adventures of a grandmother’s nap on a rainy afternoon. Each of our participating merchants will have a treat for you and afterward, we’ll go to Main Street Park to enjoy a petting zoo and face painting. […]
April 15, 2019

Davie Hosts State Economic Development Team for day of “Speed Dating” Sessions with Economic Developers from 10 Counties

The Davie County Economic Development Commission (DCEC) hosted the state’s economic development team, the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC), on April 4th at the Davidson County Community College – Davie Campus in Mocksville. In addition to the state’s team, economic developers from 10 area counties attended for a day-long discussion on the economy and what it takes to win deals in today’s economy. Like speed-dating for economic development, each economic developer had one-on-one time with senior-level state team members to familiarize them with the buildings, sites, and assets their county has to offer to attract new industries. “We […]
April 12, 2019
Cooleemee Mocksville Memorial VFW Post 1119 with Commander Wayne Seamon.

Cooleemee-Mocksville VFW Hosting “All-You-Can-Eat” Breakfast on Saturday, April 20th

Support Local Combat Veterans – at the Cooleemee-Mocksville Memorial VFW Post 1119 Annual All You Can Eat Breakfast! On Saturday, April 20th, from 7-11 AM, The Cooleemee- Mocksville VFW will host a Breakfast. The All-You-Can-Eat breakfast will include ham, sausage, eggs, grits and gravy, biscuits, coffee and juice for just $7 per adult and $3.50 for kids 10 and under. The Cooleemee Mocksville Memorial VFW is located at 7722 Highway 801 South in Cooleemee. Wayne Seamon, VFW Post 1119 commander since 2001, challenges everyone to “be a partner in patriotism and to come on out, enjoy a great meal and […]
April 2, 2019

Harmony Romances – Side-Splitting Comedy coming to the Brock in Mocksville, This Week and Next!

The church ladies are at again! Harmony Romances is a hilarious comedy with the ladies of Harmony Church planning a wedding, but they share more than table decorations. Join the fun as the Davie County Arts Council’s Brock Players present Harmony Romances at the Brock Performing Arts Center in Mocksville beginning Friday. Evening performances will be held on April 5th, 6th, 12th, & 13th at 7:30 PM. Matinee performances will be held on April 7th & 14th at 3:00 PM. Tickets for children (18 and under) & seniors are $18. Adult admission is $20.  Purchase tickets online at www.daviearts.org or […]
March 27, 2019

Davie Community Foundation Breaks Ground on Cognition Interactive Learning Center and Makerspace in Mocksville!

It all starts with a scoop of dirt! The Davie Community Foundation (DCF) broke ground last week on COGNITION, an interactive learning center and makerspace coming to downtown Mocksville in January 2020. The mission of COGNITION is to create an interactive space for children, families, and the community to acquire knowledge through adventurous play, investigative learning, and creative growth. Jane Simpson, president of the Foundation, envisions COGNITION as a space where learners of all ages are able to ask questions and then discover answers through inspiring learning. “The exhibits and programming will have a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) […]

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