May 11, 2017

Ashley for the Arts Festival – Saturday, May 13

Davie County Schools will hold the Ashley for the Arts Festival on Saturday, May 13 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Davie County High School. Everyone is welcome and invited to enjoy this spring celebration! The Incalculable Value of the Arts In its seventh year, this festival is a free annual event that brings the community together to celebrate the arts and art education. As a proud supporter of the arts and a partner of Davie County Schools, Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. generously donates $10,000 each year to support arts education through competitive grants offered for special projects, art […]
May 9, 2017

Become a Work of Art During Color Downtown 2017–Register Today!

Color Downtown 2017 is an event the whole family will enjoy … dance and twirl in your tutu, hop, skip, run, or walk your way through downtown Mocksville and Rich Park on Saturday, May 20, and be transformed into a colorful work of art with each color station you pass. Last year more than 500 people enjoyed being doused with colored cornstarch as they traveled a course through six different color stations. The Color Downtown 2017 kicks  off at Rich Park at 3 pm and ends with a color explosion grand finale. “We are so excited about our biggest fundraiser […]
May 3, 2017

Davie County High School Auto Tech Car Show – Saturday, May 6 at Trailers of the East Coast

Love cars? Do you have a beauty you enjoy showing off, or do you just like to look, dream, and drool? If so, you won’t want to miss the 2017 Davie County High School and SkillsUSA Auto Tech Car Show at Trailers of the East Coast, 418 Interstate Drive, Mocksville, on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Davie County High School Auto Tech Car Show Car show proceeds will benefit Automotive Technology and the SkillsUSA Chapter at Davie County High School. Space constraints require us to limit the car show to the first 120 cars to […]
April 29, 2017

Daniel Boone Family Festival, Saturday May 6, will Dish up Food, Fun, Music and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

Free Community Event! 10 AM to 8 PM On Saturday, May 6th, Historic Davie will host the Daniel Boone Family Festival in Historic Downtown Mocksville.  Featuring craftsmen, merchants, educational tours, historic reenactors, food, vendors, contests and live music, and a kids area with inflatables and balloon artistry, there’s something for everyone at the all-day event which kicks off at 10 AM. Retrace the Steps of Daniel Boone, the Revolutionary War, Historic Homes and More! Daniel Boone spent nearly 25 years in the Yadkin Valley area, and two of the three tours revolve around landmarks associated with the Boone clan. The […]
April 24, 2017

Peachtree Farmers Market Opens This Friday! ~ Have Fun, Save Money & Live Longer

The Peachtree Farmers Market will open this Friday, April 28th, from 3:30-7 pm in the parking lot at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Davie Medical Center in the Town of Bermuda Run. A typical week’s offerings include: fresh eggs, goat cheese, vegetables, fruits, honey, grass-fed beef, pork, fresh NC seafood, jellies, jams, juices, breads, shiitake mushrooms, plants, cut and potted flowers, baked goods, farm crafts, stone-ground cornmeal, flour & grits, goat milk soap, dried apples, jumbo red-skinned peanuts. For more information, please call (336) 655-4399 or email peachtreefarmersmarket@yadtel.net. Follow the Peachtree Farmers Market on Facebook for an up-to-date list of the week’s […]
April 20, 2017

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage – At the Brock Center April 29th, 2017

With over 80 awards, five-time Grammy nominee Rhonda Vincent, crowned “The New Queen of Bluegrass” by the Wall Street Journal, returns to the Brock stage on Saturday, April 29th at 7:30 pm. Rhonda has won seven straight Female Vocalist of the Year awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), plus Entertainer of the Year in 2001; she also took home Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA) Entertainer of the Year honors five times running between 2002 and 2006.  Her music incorporates savvy contemporary touches while drawing deeply from the authentic traditions of classic bluegrass, with […]
April 12, 2017

Mebane Foundation Grant to Fund Five Year Multi-Million Dollar Transformative Initiative with Davie County Schools to Address Early Literacy

The Mebane Charitable Foundation, located in Mocksville, NC, has approved a grant of almost $2.5 million to Davie County Schools to support 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 Mebane Foundation has been funding quality literacy interventions for years, but we felt it was time to find a partner and aggressively move the needle toward kindergarten readiness and reading proficiency by the end of third grade,” said Larry Colbourne, President of the Mebane Foundation. “Over the years we’ve invested heavily in Davie […]
April 10, 2017

Davie’s the Place for a Job!

Need a job? Come to Davie County. Ashley Furniture is hiring. Gildan is hiring. Avgol is hiring. And with the county’s unemployment rate at 4.3%, local companies are reversing past trends and hiring workers from beyond Davie County. That’s right. Davie County – long a bedroom community for jobs outside of the county – is becoming the place to come to get a job. Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, says that despite the lack of available workers, interest remains strong among businesses hoping to expand or locate here. He’s working on recruiting jobs with higher […]
April 3, 2017

Davie County Chamber to Host Annual Signature Women’s Luncheon – Register Today!

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce will host its 2017 Annual Signature Women’s Luncheon on Wednesday, April 12th at WinMock at Kinderton in Bermuda Run. The event starts at 11:30 am. Guests will enjoy a delicious meal catered by J. Randall’s Catering and More. The featured presentation is I’m A Lady And A Woman – Embrace The Essence Of Your Femininity by Timogi Jackson, the Empowerment Specialist. “The luncheon is always a great networking event for women, but it is also a wonderful learning opportunity. Our presentations often focus on topics of personal enrichment and professional growth,” said Carolyn McManamy, […]