November 21, 2016

Growing Retail Sales, iShop Davie & Small Business Saturday!

Almost $1.2 billion in retail sales are leaking from Davie County every year according to a report by The Retail Coach, a retail recruitment and consulting firm hired by the Davie County Economic Commission to assist with attracting more retailers and retaining existing businesses. The report was presented to retail business owners, managers, and county leaders during “Grow Your Business Workshops” on October 12th. Retail Coach representative, Maddin McCord, shared a wealth of statistical data including the Retail Trade Areas for each town, a demographic analysis for the county and a Gap Analysis which identifies all the sales leakage  from […]
November 15, 2016

Bed Races & Christmas Parade Kick-off Hometown Holidays 2016!

Races Friday night , Parade Saturday – Historic Downtown Mocksville will race into the Christmas season this Friday night, November 18th as 20 intrepid teams from local businesses, non-profits and WXII-12 News take part in the 5th annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Races. The festivities will begin with the lighting of the Oaks and downtown businesses at dusk followed by the bed races at 6 pm. New this Year – Short Course for Teams Aged 60+ Participants for the short course race for teams aged 60+ are still needed! The winning team will receive a $100 prize! Contact Tami […]
November 14, 2016

Sabeti Wain Aerospace – Another Manufacturer Expanding in Davie County

The next time you buckle up on an airplane, you may be sitting on a little piece of home. Sabeti Wain Aerospace (SWA) makes seat covers right here in Davie County for Southwest Airlines and many other international airlines as well as numerous airline seat vendors. The company is recognized as an innovator in seat cover design and manufacturing, and pioneered the development of lamination technology. The lamination process enhances styling options, improves overall appearance, and increases durability and comfort. “The interior design of the aircraft is one of the only opportunities an airline has to distinguish itself,” said Ian […]
November 11, 2016

47th Annual 2016 Davie Craft Village! at the Brock Today & Saturday

The 47th annual “Davie Craft Village” will be held at the Brock Gymnasium in historic downtown Mocksville today, Friday, November 11th, from 9 AM to 8 PM and tomorrow from 9 AM to 4 PM.  Traditional and holiday crafts, a bake sale and a café make this is a fun way to kick off the holiday season. Unique Gifts Galore Davie County’s longest running Christmas craft show is the perfect place to begin your holiday shopping. More than 50 artisans will offer photography, fused glass, florals,soaps, holiday ornaments and  home decor, pottery, painting, jewelry, baskets, woodworking, crocheted, felted, and knitted […]
November 8, 2016

Community Open House – Free Event – Triple J Manor House, Thursday, 4:30-6:30 PM

A historic Davie County farmhouse is getting a new lease on life as a beautifully appointed event center. Join us for the Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting of the Triple J Manor House this Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 4:30-6:30 pm. Triple J Manor House will be providing drinks (water, tea, lemonade, and wine), appetizers, and desserts. There will be music by the Happy Ones and Sunset Slush of the Piedmont will be serving Italian ice. Originally built in the early 1800s for Benjamin F. Holton, the farmhouse has been transformed into a premier 6,000 ft. venue perfect for  weddings, private events, […]
November 4, 2016

Remembering Davie County’s Heroes –Veterans Day Activities Abound

The brave men and women who serve and protect the U.S. come from all walks of life; they are parents, children and grandparents. They are friends, neighbors and coworkers, and an important part of our community. Join Celebrations Beginning Tonight! Davie County would like to honor the hometown heroes that served or are currently serving in the military by inviting you to attend any of the following activities, beginning with a spaghetti dinner at Ellis Middle School tonight, Friday, November 4th from 5:15- 6:15 in the school cafeteria. The meal also includes salad, garlic bread, dessert, and a drink. It’s […]
October 31, 2016

iSHOPDAVIE Gift Shopping Expo This Thursday at WinMock at Kinderton

Don’t miss the 3rd annual iSHOPDAVIE Gift Shopping Expo this Thursday, November 3rd from 2:30pm to 7:30pm at WinMock at Kinderton, 168 E. Kinderton Way in Bermuda Run. Admission is a $1 donation that will go to Davie County’s Toys for Tots and Shop with a Cop. Last year’s event was a huge success with over 500 shoppers packing the majestic WinMock barn and stocking up on holiday gifts and items purchased from local vendors. This year’s event is 100% focused on gift shopping and considered the official kick-off to Christmas shopping with a local flair! Several local restaurants and […]
October 27, 2016

Register Now! — “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race and the Hometown Christmas Parade

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 18th at 6 pm followed by the parade on Saturday, November 19th at 2 pm. The term “bedroll” will take on a whole new meaning in Historic Downtown Mocksville as intrepid teams from across Davie County and beyond take part in the 4th annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. NEW THIS YEAR … THE SHORT COURSE! THIS NEW CATEGORY IS FOR […]
October 24, 2016

Mocksville Has the Shortest Lines & Friendliest Customer Service of any License Plate Agency

If you need a car title, license plate, or registration renewal, you’ll no longer need to leave Davie County to get it. The Mocksville License Plate Agency is open and ready to do business. The agency reopened in April at 1047 Yadkinville Rd., in the Eastgate Shopping Center(formerly Squire Boone Plaza) where Central Carolina Bank used to be. The agency is located directly behind the El Taco Shop and across from Domingo’s. Dylan Brooks, the new independent contractor who operates the agency, said that although business is picking up, many people still don’t know the agency has reopened or where […]