November 14, 2012

22nd Annual Davie County Historic Christmas Ornament

This year the historical Davie County Christmas ornament has a new look!  In keeping with this year’s Hometown Christmas theme “Celebration of Trees”, the 22nd historical ornament is a pewter ornament which captures the significance of the oak trees that define the square in Historic Downtown Mocksville as well as our community way of life. This ornament was designed and dated by House of Morgan Pewter, owned and operated by Kent and Martha Morgan of Mount Airy, NC, whose pewter ornaments are featured and for purchase from Our State Magazine ©. Ornaments on sale beginning this weekend Ornaments will be […]
November 12, 2012

America Recycles Day Event – Thursday, November 15

Join us for the America Recycles Day event at Junker’s Mill, 105 S Salisbury Street in historic downtown Mocksville this Thursday, November 15th from 11 am until 1 pm.  The event is being sponsored by the Mocksville Woman’s Club and the town of Mocksville.   More than a celebration, America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling programs in the United States.  One day to inform and educate.  One day to get our neighbors, friends and community leaders excited about what can be accomplished when we all work together.  One day to make recycling […]
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 […]
October 26, 2012

Get ready for the all new 2012 Hometown Holiday Celebration in Historic Downtown Mocksville

Hometown Christmas Parade The 2012 Davie County Hometown Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, November 17th at 3 PM in historic downtown Mocksville.  The parade theme for 2012 is a “Celebration of Trees.” – a theme that ties in well with traditional Christmas trees while recognizing the impact of the four majestic oaks on the historic Mocksville town square. The parade has traditionally been held on the first Saturday of December.  The new timing allows for better coordination of holiday activities sponsored or presented by the town of Mocksville, the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, and the Historic Downtown […]
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 […]
October 1, 2012

Four Oaks Festival and Hometown Quilts of Davie October 12th-13th

The annual Four Oaks Festival, a free community event will be held in historic downtown Mocksville on Saturday, October 13th, 2012 from 10 am to 6 pm. This all day street festival will include a variety of vendors, crafts, holiday gifts, activities for children and live music throughout the day. Performers at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theatre will include Tony Montieth from 12-12:45 PM, the April Waller Band from 1-2:30 PM, Legend from 2:45-4:30 PM and Don Story and the Fried Peas from 4:45-6 PM.   Bring lawn chairs for concert seating at Junker’s Mill. The festival will be followed by musician […]
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 […]