March 22, 2018

Celebrating Growth in Davie County and Building a Bright Future

After five years of successfully attracting manufacturing companies that created thousands of new jobs and millions of dollars in investments, Davie County had a problem — no more buildings and no more workers. “All of our working inventory had been absorbed into the system, and our unemployment rate had dropped to 3.7 percent which is almost fully employed,” said Terry Bralley, the president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission. But rather than resting on its laurels, Bralley says the Economic Development Commission treated 2017 as a “building year” and worked to replenish Davie County’s supply of buildings and sought […]
March 19, 2018

Easter Eggstravaganza!

Hop on down and enjoy the fun! Davie County’s Easter Egg Eggstravaganza will be held March 24th, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Masonic Picnic Grounds in Mocksville. A FREE traditional Easter egg hunt will take place for ages 0-10, with the first egg hunt beginning at 11:30 a.m. The Easter Bunny will make an appearance, so make sure you bring your camera. There will also be entertainment and other activities to enjoy. Food vendors will be selling treats for all to partake in (there is a fee for food items). The age groups are as follows for the […]
March 14, 2018

Volunteers Needed for RiverPark Spring Cleanup This Saturday!

RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls evokes memories of warm summer days fishing and swimming in the Bullhole and lazy walks along the beautifully wooded trails for residents across Davie County. In order to maintain the park’s beauty and to prepare it for another season of enjoyment, the RiverPark Board is sponsoring a spring clean-up this Saturday, March 17th, from 8 a.m. – noon. Many hands make light work, and the board needs all hands on deck to complete some heavy-duty work on the Rowan side and trash pick-up and trail clearing on the Cooleemee side. Volunteers should meet at the end […]
March 9, 2018

The Dixie Swim Club ~ Opens Tonight at the Brock Performing Arts Center!

Need a little laughter in your life? Enjoy the hilariously funny Dixie Swim Club at the Brock Performing Arts Center beginning Friday, March 9th at 7 p.m. Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids, and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The Dixie Swim Club focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of thirty-three years. Sheree, the spunky […]
March 5, 2018

Free Health Screenings & More ~ Come out to the For Your Health Expo

Note: Time Change – Due to inclement weather, the expo will begin at 10 AM instead of 9 AM.  Do you want to develop a healthier lifestyle but don’t know how to get started? You can find the answers by attending the 2018 For Your Health Expo on Tuesday, March 13th, at the Davie Family YMCA in Mocksville. Free Community Event Offers Healthy Tips for Everyone Presented by the Davie County Chamber and the Davie Family YMCA, the For Your Health Expo runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is free to adults of all ages. This annual community […]
February 28, 2018

Grand Opening (Rescheduled) – Furniture Mattress Warehouse at Eastgate Shopping Center in Mocksville!

  Note: Grand Opening Originally Scheduled for March 9th, now rescheduled for March 16th. Furniture Mattress Warehouse is coming to Davie County and will celebrate its grand opening in the Eastgate Shopping Center in Mocksville on Friday, March 16th. The store, located next to Peebles, will feature 18,000 square feet of furniture including dining room sets, bedroom sets, leather and upholstered couches and chairs, mattresses, and more. Brent Smith, who also owns a Furniture Mattress Warehouse in Clemmons, promises beautiful furniture at amazing prices. His inventory includes market samples, special buys, and furniture lines that have been available to him […]
February 21, 2018

“Best of Davie” Award Winners Announced at Davie Chamber Awards Gala

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce held its 48th Annual Awards Gala and Annual Meeting on Tuesday, February 20th at WinMock in Bermuda Run. The evening began with a welcome reception of networking and mingling followed by a delicious dinner in the loft.  The Awards Gala is the Chamber’s opportunity to highlight achievements of the past year and to honor the recipients of their signature awards:  the Business of the Year Award and E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award.  The “Best of Davie” award winners were also announced with the top ten Davie businesses receiving awards. This year’s event included an informative […]
February 19, 2018

Save the Date: For Your Health Expo March 13th!

We’re well on our way into the new year and if you are still keeping your New Year’s resolutions, congratulations!  If you’re like many of us, healthy lifestyle resolutions presented more of a challenge than you anticipated when you made those resolutions… and maybe we can help. You’re invited to attend the Davie County Chamber of Commerce For Your Health Expo on March 13, 2018 from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the Davie Family YMCA. There will be free health screenings, healthy lifestyle vendors, one-on-one counseling, free tastings and MUCH MORE! For anyone interested in being a vendor, please download […]
February 9, 2018

House of Raeford Continues to Pay 150 Employee Full Salaries after Fire Temporarily Closes Processing Plant

There is an old phrase that says, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” House of Raeford Farms in Mocksville is doing just that after the central portion of the chicken processing plant off Eaton Road was heavily damaged by a fire on December 14th. While investigators and insurance adjusters have investigated the cause of the fire and determined the extent of the damage, House of Raeford has maintained its commitment to its 150 employees by continuing to pay their normal wage until further notice. More Than 100 Local Families are Grateful for Company Support House of Raeford, a family-owned […]