March 21, 2012

Original “Scout” to Appear at the Brock Center on Friday, March 23, 2012

The Davie County Arts Council’s Brock Players will have three more performances of their production of To Kill a Mockingbird on March 23rd, 24th and 25th.  They will host a very special guest appearance at the Friday, March 23rd performance.  Mary Badham, who played “Scout” in the film version with Gregory Peck, will be at that performance. Patrons will see the Brock Players’ rendition of the play and then be privileged to hear Ms. Badham speak about the book and the play after that performance.  She will allow time to answer questions from the audience and then will be in […]
March 16, 2012

Opening This Weekend ~ The Davie County Arts Council Presents “To Kill a Mockingbird”

“To Kill a Mockingbird” opens Friday evening, March 16th and runs for two weeks at the Brock Performing Center in historic downtown Mocksville.  The play has been adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name written by Harper Lee and published in 1960. The play runs over the next 2 weekends with performances scheduled each Friday, Saturday at 7 PM and each Sunday at 3 PM. Directed by Mollye Ann Maxner from the North Carolina School of the Arts, the cast includes some new faces and some old friends from the Brock Players. A southern gothic novel […]
March 12, 2012

Hundreds of Structures in Davie County Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

From the “Did You Know?” Department Davie County has long been a great place to live, work and play.  Evidence of this is that Davie County is home to 17 listings and almost 200 buildings and other structures on the National Register of Historic Places. Here is the list: Barnhardt, George E., House (added 2009 – – #09000289) 291 Hartley Rd. , Mocksville Historic Significance:       Architecture/Engineering Architectural Style:          Other Area of Significance:       Architecture Period of Significance:   1875-1899 Owner:                 Private Historic Function:             Domestic Historic Sub-function:    Single Dwelling Current Function:            Work In Progress Boxwood […]
March 8, 2012

Free Event Tonight ~ Movie Night at Misty Creek

On Friday evening, March 9 th from 6:30-9:30 PM, Misty Creek will host a showing of “The Great Escape” starring Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Charles Bronson, James Garner and Richard Attenborough.  This is a free movie and includes hot pop corn.  Wine will be available for purchase by the glass or bottle. The Great Escape  In 1943 the Germans opened Stalag Luft III, a maximum security prisoner of war camp designed to hold even the craftiest of escape artists, and in the process unwittingly assembled the finest escape team in military history.  This true story is the largest prison breakout […]
February 13, 2012

Davie County Arts Council Casino Night ~ Feb 18th

A Win-Win for all! This is your opportunity to support the the Davie County Arts Council while enjoying a memorable evening of fun at the Bermuda Run Country Club!  The Davie County Arts Council annual fundraiser event will be held this Saturday, February 18th from 7:30 to 11:30 PM at Bermuda Run Country Club. This will be an evening of innocent fun using play money at professionally run tables of Roulette, Black Jack, Craps, Texas Hold’em and Bingo.  Tickets are available in advance for $45 by calling the box office at 751-3000 or at the door for $50. Admission includes $300 […]
February 9, 2012

“Kids Love History” Valentine Bake Sale Starts 10 AM Saturday

Sweets for Your Sweets A Valentines Bake Sale will be held in Cooleemee starting at 10 AM on Saturday, February 11th in front of the Dollar General Store.   Proceeds will benefit the Cooleemee Historical Association’s unique kids’ history programs that have given “roots” to an entire generation of local children. Several dozen local bakers will be contributing “sweets for your sweets” to keep the “Discovering Our Heritage” Kids Programs operating. “Homemade cakes, cookies, cup cakes and other items will be sold until they’re all gone” says Jennifer Godbey, coordinator of the project. If you would like to contribute a baked […]
January 29, 2012

Dozens of Davie County Job Openings

Davie County Jobs Dozens of new jobs have appeared this week on the continuously updated list of Davie County jobs. New job openings are being posted frequently, sometimes several times per day. Current Job Openings Jobs posted in Davie County as of Sunday evening include openings for machinist, precision machinery maintenance technician, delivery driver, property manager, real estate agent, occupational therapist, manager trainee, case manager, anesthesiologist, customer service representative, pet sitter, after school nanny, and more. Please Help… You can help connect job seekers with local employers while helping local businesses find local talent by hitting the like button above […]
January 27, 2012

Davie County Civic Forum ~ Tuesday, January 31st

The Piedmont Triad Sustainable Communities Project Do you have ideas that could make Davie County a more sustainable place to work, live, and get around?  Join the conversation during the Davie County civic forum at the Davie County Library from 4-6 PM on Monday, January 31st. Community Activism and Involvement are Attributes of Sustainable Communities. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in an interactive small group activity and learn more about the overall project. The forum will give Davie County residents an opportunity to give input on the strengths and challenges of their own communities. Cooperative Effort Funded by […]
January 23, 2012

Public Input Meeting for Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan ~ 6:30 PM Tuesday, January 24

Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan ~ Your Home, Your Town, Your Vision You are encouraged to attend the public input meetings for the Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, January 24th at the WinMock Barn, Granary Building located at 173 East Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run. This meeting provides citizens with an opportunity to impact the management of future growth and development opportunities.  You may download a copy of the Draft Comprehensive Plan prior to the meeting. In March and April 2011, the Planning Board reviewed background information reports covering the following: • Geographic & […]