June 13, 2019

Free Concert in Bermuda Run this Saturday! – The Legacy Motown Revue

You will be transported back in time to one of the most influential periods in American musical history when The Legacy Motown Review takes the stage during Bermuda Run’s summer concert series this Saturday night, June 15th, from 7 – 9 p.m. at the gazebo near Town Hall in the Kinderton Business Park. This is the second of five free concerts co-sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run and the Davie County Arts Council.  The concert series offers something for everyone — Motown, Beach Music, Top 40, Oldies, the hits of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s, and the best […]
June 3, 2019

Tips for Job Seekers – How to Nail That Next Job

As the school year draws to a close, many teens will be pounding the pavement for a summer job, often for the first time. Whether you are seeking that first job or you have been in the market for a while, the following tips from Scott Gantt of First Choice Personnel will help you put your best foot forward: “Present yourself well when you are making your first impression with the company,” says Gantt. “You don’t have to be in a business suit but you should be neat, look as if you are excited about being there and wear your […]
May 30, 2019

Ashley Furniture Job Fair This Saturday, June 1st!

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! If you need a job, Ashley Furniture has one available. The company will be hosting a job fair on Saturday, June 1st from 7:30 am – 12:30 pm at their Advance location at 333 Ashley Furniture Way.   They will be hiring for manufacturing, distribution center, and maintenance technicians. Bring your resume or apply online at http://jobs.ashleyfurniture.com.  A description of these and many other openings can be found on this job website. Ashley Industries is the largest furniture manufacturer in the world, approaching 30 million pieces sold annually with over 7,000 SKUs. The company employees around 1,600 […]
May 26, 2019

Cognitive ToyBox – Achieving Early Literacy in Davie County

Davie County Schools is continuing to make strides in addressing key challenges to kindergarten readiness. Through DavieLEADS, a partnership with the Mebane Foundation, Davie County has had the unique opportunity to pilot solutions that can move the needle in early childhood education. From the outset, Peggy Nuckolls, director of preschool services, and Stephanie Nelson, preschool collaborative teacher, identified the need for better assessment tools. In seeking an assessment tool that was less subjective and more objective, they chose to pilot Cognitive ToyBox, a game-based assessment platform to measure school readiness. Their goal was to increase the reliability of student assessments […]
May 22, 2019

Free Family Movie Night in Mocksville ~ Peter Rabbit

Bring your family & friends to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Peter Rabbit, Friday, May 24th. The movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. at the downtown park on Main Street Peter Rabbit and his three sisters — Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail — enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden. When one of McGregor’s relatives suddenly moves in, he’s less than thrilled to discover a family of rabbits in his new home. A battle of wills soon breaks out as the new owner hatches scheme after scheme to get rid of Peter — a resourceful rabbit […]
May 20, 2019
Pro Refrigeration hosted Davie County teachers during 2018 summer externship program

Pro Refrigeration Expanding Production at Mocksville Manufacturing Plant

Pro Chiller Systems has announced that it will shift the production of all standard equipment from its Auburn, Washington headquarters to its east coast manufacturing facility located in Mocksville, NC effective June 30th. Pro Refrigeration designs, manufactures, and distributes state-of-the-art refrigeration systems for the dairy, winery, food processing, medical, and brewing industries. Since opening in North Carolina in 2013, the percentage of equipment produced in North Carolina versus Washington has steadily increased reaching a 75% (NC) to 25% (WA) split in 2018. Pro will continue with limited manufacturing in Auburn with a focus on product development, testing, and certification. “From […]
May 16, 2019
A crowd turns out for the Davie Chamber ribbon cutting ceremony for Tru Taekwondo in Bermuda Run

TRU Taekwondo Expanding to Davie County, Celebrates with Grand Opening of Bermuda Run Location

TRU Taekwondo celebrated its grand opening on Friday with a Davie Chamber ribbon-cutting ceremony and the opportunity for area residents to learn about the school and the ways martial arts instruction develops physical fitness, focus, and confidence. Located at 5289 US Hwy 158 in the Tanglewood Crossing Shopping Center in Bermuda Run, TRU Taekwondo is a martial art school that serves kids, teenagers, adults, and families. Taekwondo students learn kicking, punching, respect, focus, and confidence. TRU Taekwondo Center will offer a safe, fun, family-friendly environment with exceptional martial arts instruction that will provide a balance of tradition, character development, and […]
May 13, 2019

Local Industry and Community College Join Forces at Davie County Job Fair

Davie CONNECT and DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties joined forces on Wednesday, May 8th at the Davie Campus in Mocksville for the first co-sponsored job fair. The event brought together more than 20 employers representing a wide range of professions and industries. Career options at the job fair included positions in the areas of healthcare, advanced manufacturing, business, IT, education and more. According to Carolyn McManamy, director of Davie CONNECT, “Our first co-hosted job fair attracted a large number of job seekers and we are thrilled with the teamwork and the support of DCCC as we […]
May 9, 2019

S.A.F.E. – Super Hero Gala, Saturday, May 11 at FUMC Mocksville

Substance Abuse Family Education (SAFE) members will host their first annual Superhero Gala on Saturday, May 11 at 6 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center on North Main Street in Mocksville. The evening will include a meal, an inspirational speaker, recognition of SAFE participants and information regarding the program. The SAFE program seeks to provide support to members of the community who are afflicted and/or affected by substance abuse, behavior afflictions, and/or domestic violence issues and is offering light and hope to anyone who comes their way. “Addiction to substances and/or behavioral afflictions can affect any […]