November 19, 2012

Gesipa USA of Mocksville Says “Thank You” to Davie County for Hurricane Sandy Relief Support

Update to Hurricane Relief Efforts Undertaken by Gesipa USA of Mocksville We have all seen the recent devastation from Superstorm Sandy and know that many people are faced with difficult challenges ahead of them.  People are without basic everyday items and are still struggling to make it day to day. Many will remember that on November 2, the folks at Gesipa USA in Mocksville called their corporate offices in NJ to find out if everyone was okay.  After the call was over, the team at Gesipa USA in Mocksville decided to organize a local storm relief drive to help provide […]
November 9, 2012

Meet Legendary Women in Aviation This Saturday at Sugar Valley Airport in Davie County

Come out to beautiful Sugar Valley Airport this Saturday in Davie County to meet and hear about the inspiring experiences of women who are contributing to aviation in a variety of ways—designing jets, serving in the military, flying helicopters, soloing around the world, breaking records, giving FAA check rides, and more. Sugar Valley Airport Presents “The Spirit of Aviation: Outstanding Women and Today’s Opportunities.”  Bring your family and celebrate the accomplishments of outstanding women in aviation and explore the many opportunities in aviation today all day on Saturday, November 10th. Special guest speakers will be presenting a wide range of […]
November 2, 2012

Davie County company with corporate offices in NJ organize relief effort for storm-ravaged town

Donations to help families ravaged by Hurricane Sandy will be accepted from companies and individuals across Davie County next week. A 53 foot tractor trailer will be placed in the Gesipa parking lot early next week to collect donations of items listed below from companies and individuals across Davie County. Relief collection begins Tuesday, November 6th through Friday, November 16th.   We have been assured that this timing is sufficient to do a lot of good for folks that will need help for some time to come. When Karen Creason, office manager at Gesipa Fasteners in Mocksville called the NJ Gesipa […]
October 5, 2012

Congratulations to the 2012 Davie County Chamber of Commerce Award Recipients

A packed house was on hand for the 43rd Annual Davie County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet and Gala event hosted at the beautiful WinMock at Kinderton event center in the town of Bermuda Run. The crowd gave an enthusiastic welcome to the 2012 Davie County Chamber of Commerce award recipients. Congratulations to James Blakely of Blakely Landscaping for winning the 2012 Davie County Small Business of the Year award and to WinMock at Kinderton for winning the 2012 Davie County Business of the Year award. A special congratulations and community appreciation to Lynn Rumley of Cooleemee for receiving the […]
September 28, 2012

Musical Farewell to a Friend, Bill Foster, this Saturday

Bill Foster, a resident of Mocksville, a Mocksville board member, and the owner of Foster Drugs, a pharmacy located in Mocksville, died at his home on Tuesday morning. A musical farewell celebrating the life of Bill Foster will be conducted at 4:00 pm Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Brock Performing Arts Center. The family has requested casual attire only please. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be considered for the Bill Foster Scholarship Fund. Serving All of Davie County Bill was a true community servant and friend of all things Mocksville and Davie County.  He spent the […]
September 26, 2012

Free Community Event ~ A Real Brass Band, Carolina Cornbread Contest, Live Music, Bounce House, Face Painting, Antique Toys and More

21st Annual Textile Heritage Festival On Saturday, September 29th, Cooleemee will host the 21st annual Textile Heritage Festival from 10 am until 4 PM at the Zachary House, 131 Church Street in Cooleemee, NC. Among the best preserved Southern mill villages of the post Civil War era, Cooleemee has more than 330 original mill houses, with the Bullhole and dam at RiverPark and the old cotton mill still standing along the banks of the South Yadkin River.  Cooleemee’s mill, built in 1900 at the height of the South’s mill building era, closed in 1969.   The New Spin on our Old […]
September 24, 2012

Come Hear Chairman of Ashley Furniture Speak at Davie County Chamber of Commerce Gala and Awards Banquet!

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that Ron Wanek, Chairman of the Board of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. will be the featured speaker at the upcoming 43rd  Awards Gala & Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 4th at the WinMock at Kinderton in Bermuda Run. After meeting with the Governor of North Caorlina earlier that day, Mr. Wanek is scheduled to share his vision for Ashley Furniture’s newest facility here in Davie County as well as the incredible history and stories of success that led Ashley Furniture Industries to become the global leader in the furniture industry. “We are […]
September 19, 2012

Davie County Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Success of 15th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce held its 15th Annual Pro Scramble on Monday, September 10th at the Oak Valley Golf Club.    Scores of local business and community leaders and golf pros enjoyed a beautiful afternoon while competing in a friendly round of golf at Oak Valley Golf Club. Professional golfers from clubs throughout the Carolinas served as “captains” of the teams each consisting of 5 amateur players. Two new contests added some light entertainment to the day including a Fantasy Golf Scratch Off Card contest and the Davie Chamber APP sign up contest.   Professional Long Driver Trent Scruggs was […]
September 18, 2012

Sugar Valley Airport hosts aerospace education event in Davie County

Sugar Valley Airport ~ Serving the Community Over twenty cadets and adult officers from Civil Air Patrol Squadrons in Winston-Salem, Statesville, Boone and South Charlotte camped out at Sugar Valley Airport Friday night, September 14th.  The purpose of the visit was to explore one of the pillars of CAP work: aerospace education.  As an auxiliary of the United States Air Force, the Civil Air Patrol is uniquely qualified to inspire our youth with aerospace education. Classes were conducted regarding the building and preparation of rockets, as well as rocket history, and some of the math and science behind it all. […]