November 8, 2017

Students Explore Career Options as Davie County Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2017

To celebrate Manufacturing Day 2017, several local businesses and Davie County manufacturers provided a unique opportunity for all eighth-grade students in Davie County. Davie County participated in National Manufacturing Day for the first time this year through the collaborative efforts of the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, Davie County Schools, Davie County Economic Development, DCCC and the Davie business community. On October 6th, students from Ellis and North Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations including DEX Heavy Duty Parts, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, Ingersoll Rand, Pro Refrigeration, DCCC – Davie Campus, WFBH-Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run and the […]
November 3, 2017

Just HOPE Masquerade Fundraiser at Triple J Manor House Saturday, November 11th

Join Just HOPE for a night of mystery and fun as they “Unmask the Face of Homelessness” and raise funds to help transition families in Davie County from homeless to housed by attending their Masquerade Event on Saturday, November 11th at the Triple J Manor House in Mocksville. Just HOPE Gives Hope Where it is Needed Most Just HOPE, Inc. is a community outreach agency that provides services to those who are homeless/displaced or lack reliable transportation in Davie County. It serves hot meals at local motels/campgrounds, deliver food boxes to those in need, and provides a family day center […]
October 28, 2017

Don’t Miss the 4th Annual iSHOPDavie Expo at WinMock on Thursday, November 2

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is presenting the 4th Annual iSHOPDavie Gift Shopping Expo Thursday, November 2nd from 2:30pm to 7:00pm at WinMock at Kinderton, 168 E. Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run.  Over fifty vendors will be showcasing and selling their products and services to the public.  Several local restaurants and caterers will be onsite offering a wide variety of food samplings and items to purchase. Once again we will be showcasing Davie County wines by the glass for interested shoppers. As in year’s past, the Davie Chamber is giving back to our community. A $1.00 admission/donation will be collected […]
October 26, 2017

All Aboard! DCCC Enrollment Bus – Custom Built to Deliver Opportunity!

When the staff at DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties, comes up with a way to expand opportunity to more members of our community, the wheels start rolling. Most recently, the DCCC Enrollment Services staff came up with the idea of building an enrollment bus that could be taken to community events and locations throughout the year to engage prospective students and help them learn about opportunities at the college and jumpstart the admissions process. On Tuesday, October 10th DCCC held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate and announce the enrollment bus! “We’re excited about connecting with […]
October 20, 2017

Free Books for Davie County Children! Smart Start Receives Funding to Expand Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Across NC

The love of reading begins in a parent’s arms. Snuggling together with a good book creates connections that help build young children’s brains and conditions their minds and memories. For the past 10 years, Smart Start of Davie County has been raising funds to provide free books to the county’s youngest readers through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Soon even more Davie County children will be able to benefit from this program thanks to additional funding provided by the North Carolina General Assembly.   “Approximately 700 children in Davie County, aged birth to five, receive free Imagination Library books each month,” […]
October 16, 2017

On the Border – The Ultimate Eagles Tribute at Brock Performing Arts Center Saturday, October 21st – Tickets Available Now!

Eagles fans will have a “Peaceful Easy Feeling” as On the Border — The Ultimate Eagles Tribute band takes the stage at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 21st at 7:30 pm. What sets this Eagles Tribute apart from any other, is that they were each hand selected to play the respected member: not only to recreate the music of that Eagles member, but to emulate their sound as well.  On the Border does just that. Prepare to be amazed!    They perform shows all over the U.S. at major festivals, music venues, casinos, theaters, corporate and private […]
October 10, 2017

Free Family Event! Oaks Festival ~Saturday 10-14 ~ Downtown Mocksville

Enjoy a full day of fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival, this Saturday, October 14th, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. in historic downtown Mocksville. Dozens of vendors will feature unique craft and gift items as well as showcase local businesses. There will be food vendors, lots of free kids’ activities, and free live music at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater beginning at noon. Crafts, Christmas Specialties, and Unique Items for Sale Shoppers will be delighted with the unique array of crafts, holiday gifts and decor offered by 56 different vendors. New this year are Living the […]
October 2, 2017

Davie High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) – Among the Best in North Carolina!

A four-year college degree is not the only pathway to a rewarding, high-paying career; just ask Janet Barnes and Darla Goldfuss. As facilitators of Davie High’s Career and Technical Education (CTE)  program, it is their job to open the eyes of students to all of their career options. Enrolling in CTE classes and courses of study is an excellent way to explore these other pathways. “We are programmed to think that the more post-secondary education a student gets is better and that a four-year degree will ensure future employment, but that isn’t always the case,” said Barnes. “There are technical […]
September 24, 2017

Register Now! — “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race and the Hometown Christmas Parade – November 17-18th

The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to get in the spirit by registering for the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race and the Hometown Christmas Parade. The bed race will be held Friday night, November 17th at 6 pm followed by the parade on Saturday, November 18th at noon. Join the whacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams race bed sleds down Main Street in a competitive yet FUN event! Industry, corporations, churches, nonprofits, and individuals are invited to participate. Television station WXII is joining the competition for the fourth year! Presented by the Mocksville Tourism Authority, the annual […]