July 5, 2017

Don’t Miss The Great Bullhole Duck Race Saturday, July 15th in Cooleemee!

Duck Race with over $800 in Prizes What is small, yellow, and races? If you said a rubber ducky floating down the South Yadkin River, you would be correct! More than a thousand rubber ducks will take a plunge into the South Yadkin near the Cooleemee dam on Saturday, July 15th at 1:00 PM sharp. The first numbered duck to reach the finish line downriver will win its “owner” a cash prize of $500. The 2nd place winner will garner its ticket-buyer $250, and the 3rd place finisher will win $100. That’s something worth quacking about! Adopt a Duck Today […]
July 3, 2017

Free Event ~ Lawn Mower Parade, Free Ice Cream and Watermelon and Free Water Slide – Tuesday, July 4th in Cooleemee!

Since the 1990s, Cooleemee has honored Independence Day with a lawn mower parade that begins at Cooleemee School. Anyone can participate by lining up a patriotically decorated lawn mower, float, car, bicycle or pet by 9:30 a.m. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Bring your lawn chair and view the parade along Marginal Street. WalMart of Mocksville, a sponsor for this event, is offering free ice cream to the community as well as three $25 prizes for parade entries. Entries must be decorated with an Independence Day theme to be eligible to win a prize. Festivities follow the parade at […]
June 26, 2017

Now Hiring! Morrisofa Global Inc. Chooses Mocksville for its First US Distribution Center

Morrisofa Global, an importer and distributer of upholstered furniture, has chosen SouthPoint Business Park in Mocksville for its first US distribution center. The company is currently hiring for its warehousing operation which will begin in July. Now Hiring The company is accepting applications for both warehouse supervision and material handlers. Interested parties may apply in person at 130 Enterprise Drive or call 336.753.8300. Morrisofa’s parent company, Morris Holdings, which started in 2002, designs and manufactures one of the top lines of upholstered sofas and sofa products, including stationary and motion sofas as well as sofas with smart home features like […]
June 22, 2017

Free Concert! Two Great Bands in Downtown Mocksville – Saturday, June 24th

Not one, but two exciting bands will perform on Saturday, June 24th from 6-10:30 pm at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater in Downtown Mocksville. Elvis Tribute Band- Taylor Vaden and the Memphis Thunder at 6 pm Don’t be a hound dog, put on your blue suede shoes and come reminisce to the sounds of Taylor Vaden and the Memphis Thunder, an incredible Elvis tribute band, from 6-7:30 pm. Taylor’s performance highlights the persona of Elvis as well as his musical career. Taylor began his musical journey at the tender age of 7 as an Elvis tribute artist. At 10 years old […]
June 19, 2017

Moving the Needle on Early Childhood Literacy – Introducing “DavieLEADS” – Literacy Empowers Everyone in Davie to Succeed!

The desks have been emptied, books packed up, and goodbyes said; but Davie County’s pre-K and elementary school teachers are already looking ahead to an inspiring new literacy program beginning next year, thanks to the Mebane Foundation. The Mebane Charitable Foundation announced in April a grant of almost $2.5 million to Davie County Schools to support DavieLEADS (Literacy Empowers All in Davie to Succeed), a five-year early literacy initiative to improve kindergarten readiness and to increase the percentage of students reading proficiently by the end of third grade. The goals of the initiative are to improve kindergarten readiness from 70 […]
June 15, 2017

Awesome Summer Activities and Reading Programs for Students at Davie Library

As school ends and summer begins, thoughts go to trips to the beach, splashing in the pool, or a little rest and relaxation. But summer is also a perfect time to boost your child’s developing literacy skills and love of learning. Studies show that reading just 4-5 books during the summer can prevent a decline in a child’s fall reading scores. The Davie County Public Library has a number of fun, educational, age-appropriate summer programs that encourage kids to keep reading even when school’s out. And best of all, they are free! Build a Better World According to Youth Services […]
June 8, 2017

Free Event This Saturday – Mocksville Concerts on the Square Series

Mocksville will be rocking as Surry Line kicks off the free Concerts on the Square concert series this Saturday night, June 10th, from 7 pm-10 pm in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Five Free Concerts for 2017 This is the first of five free concerts sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. Future performances are July 15th — Josh Tenery & Joel McCarson (soft rock, country); August 19th– Tin Can Alley & Mel Jones (America, soft rock, blues); August 26th — Tess Black & Blue Band (motown, beach) and September 23rd — Brad Ratledge (acoustic country, rock). All […]
June 6, 2017

Free Ice Cream Wednesday at the Mocksville Farmers Market

Davie County farmers markets are always warm and inviting, but come out to the Mocksville Farmers Market this Wednesday for a free cold treat. During the the month of June, the Mocksville Farmers Market will be hosting a dairy campaign with a different special offer each week: Wed., June7th…FREE ICE CREAM for customers from 4-5 pm, while supplies last. Wed., June 14th…COOKIES AND MILK…Sample our vendors’ cookies with a glass of COLD milk Wed., June 21st…CHEESE & CRACKERS & BREADS…Sample vendors’ delicious BREADS & CRACKERS with a chunk of CHEESE Wed., June 28th…SWAP DAIRY RECIPES…Recipes that even the kids can […]
June 3, 2017

“Cruise-In” Monday Night in Mocksville!

Visit the beautiful and historic square in downtown Mocksville on Monday evening, June 5th, for  “Cruise-In” presented by the Piedmont C.A.R.S. Association.  Festivities begin at 5:30 and continue until dark. All types of cars ranging from old classics to the cars of tomorrow will be on display.  The cruise-in draws participants from the surrounding areas stretching from the Virginia border to the Sandhills ~ West from Wilkes County and East to Alamance and Wake Counties.  If the weather is kind, the cruise-in will draw as many as 300 cars. In addition to the cars, the event features music by DJ, […]