July 22, 2017

Have Some Great Ideas? Mocksville Tourism Development Wants to Hear from You!

Do you have a great idea for a fun new event for Downtown Mocksville? The Mocksville Tourism Development Authority (MTDA) wants to hear from you! MTDA welcomes proposals for special projects and events funding from area organizations, both profit and not for profit, that are designed to attract visitors to Downtown Mocksville. “Mocksville Tourism would like to open the doors of communication and extend a helping hand to other organizations working to promote Downtown Mocksville, to increase foot traffic and to enhance economic growth,” said Tami Langdon, chairperson for Mocksville Tourism Development Authority. “We look forward to working together with […]
July 17, 2017

Area Businesses are Looking for You – Job Fair – Thursday, July 20th!

Looking for a job? Area businesses are looking for you! Find your new career during the job fair this Thursday, July 20th, from 2-6 p.m. at the Davie County Senior Center. The event is open for veterans only from 2-3 p.m. and then to the public from 3-6 pm. Davidson County Community College will also be on hand with information about the job resources they provide. “There will be a lot of opportunity at the job fair since all of these employers are currently hiring,” said David David Monteleone, local veterans employment representative. “Some of the positions require no previous […]
July 12, 2017

Free Event This Saturday – Mocksville Concerts on the Square Series

Downtown Mocksville will be “a little bit country” and “a little bit rock and roll” as Josh Tenery and Joel McCarson take the stage this Saturday night, July 15th, from 7 pm-10 pm in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Their performance is part of the free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. Five Free Concerts for 2017 Future performances are 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 of the […]
July 9, 2017

2017 American Legion Junior State Tournament Begins Friday in Mocksville!

Remember the crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd, and the smell of fresh popcorn? Relive those good times as the 2017 North Carolina Junior American Legion Baseball State Championship Tournament kicks off in Mocksville on Friday, July 14th.  The tournament will be held at Rich Park’s Mando Field from July 14th– 18th .    A game pass is only $6 per day with multiple games played daily. The tournament is an eight-team, double-elimination tournament. The eight-team field will consist of four area champions, three runner-ups and the host team, Mocksville.  Mocksville has competed in the North Carolina […]
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 […]