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 […]
January 3, 2012

Get Involved ~ Davie County Board of Commissioners Meeting will be Broadcast Live Tonight

It’s getting easier to be an involved citizen in Davie County, North Carolina.  We have received an invitation to broadcast the Davie County Commissioners Meeting live.   The Davie County, North Carolina Commissioners’ meeting will be broadcast live tonight, January 3rd beginning at 6:00 PM here on your Davie County Blog (click here or on the “Live Broadcast” tab at the top of the home page). During 2011 we broadcasted a Davie County Commissioners “Town Hall” meeting, the Mocksville Christmas Parade and the Advance Christmas Parade.  Video from those events can be viewed on your Davie County YouTube Channel.  We look […]
December 30, 2011

Davie County Students Raising Money & Awarding Grants

Does your school club have a service project idea, but lack money to get it started? Are you involved in a church youth group that could use a grant to fund an outreach project? You may be eligible for funding from the S.U.R.F. Board Youth Grantmakers. S.U.R.F. (Students Understanding Real Futures) Board Youth Grantmakers The SURF Board Youth Grantmakers, organized under the Davie Community Foundation, are a group of 18 high school students who wish to better the lives of Davie County young people by raising money and awarding grants to support youth-led projects. Projects selected for grant awards must: […]
December 12, 2011

Davie County Students Transform Life for School Children in South Africa Village!

In 2009, under the leadership of two Davie County teachers, Cindy Orsillo and Carrie Chapple, students at Pinebrook Elementary School raised more than $11,000 to dig a fresh-water well for a school in Legogote, South Africa, a village that is 8,388 miles away! The students who raised the money now attend North Davie Middle School.  Last month they were visited by the Legogote School Principal, Cynthia Mkabela, who traveled to Davie County to thank students for their life changing gift and to challenge them to be grateful for all the blessings they have in Davie County, North Carolina. Legogote Principal […]
December 7, 2011

$7.5 Million Gift Assures Continued Academic Leadership and Workforce Preparedness for Davidson and Davie Counties

DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties, received a $7.5 million gift from the late Christine Harris of Lexington.   The donation is by far the largest gift to the college and is one of the largest gifts in North Carolina community college history, according to Jenny Varner, executive director of the DCCC Foundation. A Cause of Thanksgiving for Years to Come “We pause today to serve up a very sincere thank you to the late Christine Harris, whose extraordinary gift will be cause for thanksgiving for years to come among thousands of students across Davidson and Davie counties […]
December 4, 2011

Mocksville Christmas Parade ~ “Christmas on Main Street” ~ Video Now Available!

Re-live the Moment If you were in the parade or unable to attend today, or if your kids were in the parade or you just love parades, you may now watch video from the parade on your Davie County YouTube Channel. (Note: We experienced some technical difficulty and unfortunately we were not able to post the last 10 minutes of the parade video.) Live Video ~ More to Come We broadcast the parade live today… and we plan on broadcasting the Advance Christmas Parade next Saturday on the Live Broadcast page (see link at top of hone page). We had […]
November 29, 2011

Help us “Flag” the Tree of Honor

A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom will be located beside the Mocksville Police Department during the 2011 holiday season. The Goal is to fill the Entire Tree with Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will be placed on the tree to represent a designated service person.  The contributions will be presented to the Davie County Veteran’s Administration for local veteran services. How to Honor/Remember a Service Member Make your $1 contribution and designate a service person to honor or remember in any of the stores in […]
November 21, 2011

Window Shopping Under the Lights in Historic Downtown Mocksville

Historic Downtown Mocksville ~ Open House & Holiday Lights Visitors, local residents and shoppers of all varieties helped kick-off the holiday season in style during the Historic Downtown Mocksville Open House.  The weather was picture perfect, and the folks strolling through the shops added to the warm holiday mood while Christmas lights bathed the buildings in a soft glow as night drew over the town.  Enjoy a full screen slide-show of Window Shopping Under the Lights. An Abundance of Good Cheer! This annual event included live musical performances, the annual Christmas Ornament unveiling and artist signing, holiday photo sessions, local-author […]