February 9, 2018

House of Raeford Continues to Pay 150 Employee Full Salaries after Fire Temporarily Closes Processing Plant

There is an old phrase that says, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” House of Raeford Farms in Mocksville is doing just that after the central portion of the chicken processing plant off Eaton Road was heavily damaged by a fire on December 14th. While investigators and insurance adjusters have investigated the cause of the fire and determined the extent of the damage, House of Raeford has maintained its commitment to its 150 employees by continuing to pay their normal wage until further notice. More Than 100 Local Families are Grateful for Company Support House of Raeford, a family-owned […]
February 5, 2018

“Barbra and Frank, The Concert That Never Was…” – At the Brock Performing Arts Center Saturday February 10th

“Barbra and Frank, The Concert That Never Was…” Sharon Owens and Sebastian Anzaldo, two of the most impressive celebrity impersonators in the business, travel the world performing their uncanny tribute to the two famous singers- Frank Sinatra and Barbra Streisand. This Saturday, February 10th at 7:30 pm, you will have the opportunity to witness this fantastic and talented duo live at the Brock Performing Arts Center in Mocksville. Their performance the Saturday before Valentine’s day is the perfect Valentine’s date night idea and will certainly make your night a special one!     A Bit About the Artists Sebastian Anzaldo […]
January 29, 2018

BB&T Sports Park in Town of Bermuda Run Earning National Attention

There is a lot going on at the BB&T Sports Park in Bermuda Run and the sporting world is taking notice. Connect Sports has spanned the United States to develop a list of the most exciting developments for sports venues coming online in 2018 – and the BB&T Sports Park in Bermuda Run is on the list in 18 Sports Venus to Know in 2018! This recognition comes right on the heels of a major upgrade that brought new turf fields to the complex and plans that have been unveiled for 120,000 Square Foot Indoor Athletic Facility. As reported in the […]
January 22, 2018

Need a job? Davie County has companies looking for you!

Lowe’s Home Improvement Hiring Event January 24th Lowe’s Home Improvement in Mocksville will be holding a hiring event January 24th from 9 a.m – 1 p.m. The store is hiring for seasonal positions. Open interviews. Offers will be made the same day. Please bring a photo ID. Lowe’s of Mocksville is located at 1427 Yadkinville Rd. For more information, call (336) 936-2560.     Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Pre-Hire Event January 29th Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, Davidson County Community College and NCWorks will be sponsoring a pre-hire event on January 29, 2018 from 9 a.m.- noon and 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. […]
January 16, 2018

David Osborne Trio –“Pianist to the Presidents” at Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 20th – Tickets Available Now!

Music enthusiasts are in for a rare treat when David Osborne, “Pianist to the Presidents,” takes the stage at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 20th at 7:30 pm. His blend of romantic, classical, jazz, pop, inspirational, patriotic and Broadway show tunes is guaranteed to wow music lovers of all ages. Making their second appearance at the Brock due to requests from its patrons, the Davie Arts Council looks forward to welcoming the David Osborne Trio back to Davie County. “Pianist to the President” Osborne has given performances at the White House for every American President since Ronald […]
January 12, 2018

Tractor Supply Coming to Mocksville This Spring

Tractor Supply Co. has begun construction in the old Food Lion building in the Eastgate Shopping Center in Mocksville with a goal of opening in early spring. Tractor Supply caters to farmers, livestock and pet owners, ranchers, part-time and hobby farmers, gardeners, homeowners, tradesmen and others. The Mocksville Tractor Supply plans to hire 12 to 15 employees with knowledge and expertise in caring for pets, livestock, and land. “We’re not just building a store, we’re building a team that understands the needs of the community,” said District Manager Chris Holman. “We carry products that support the lifestyle our customers lead, […]
January 9, 2018
Davie County Beekeepers

Beekeeping for Beginners – Class Starts This Saturday, January 13th

The Davie County Beekeepers Association will begin its annual Beginner Beekeeping Short Course starting this Saturday, January 13th. Did you know North Carolina has more backyard beekeepers than any other state?  Have you ever considered keeping bees?  Would you like to know more about this fascinating hobby or occupation? Join the Davie County Beekeepers Association for  “How Beekeeping for Beginners.” Classes Begin Saturday, January 13th When: Saturday, January 13th, 20th, 27th, and Feb 7th and 10th, from 9 a.m. – noon. Where: Davie County Public Library, 371 N Main St., Mocksville, NC 27028 Course Fee: $50.00 per person. Includes course […]
December 27, 2017

Congratulations VF Corp and Ingersoll Rand

Two Davie County Companies Listed on JUST 100 Ranking Forbes magazine, in partnership with Just Capital, recently released its JUST list of the top-100 U.S. corporations, and two Davie County companies, VF Corp (85) and Ingersoll Rand (97) made the list. The nation’s 1000 largest publicly traded companies were evaluated on “how they perform on the issues Americans care about most.” Those issues include worker pay and treatment, customer respect, product quality and environmental impact. Just Capital surveyed 10,000 respondents in 2017 and more than 72,000 over the past three years. The top 10 are Intel, Texas Instruments, Nvidia, Microsoft, […]
December 21, 2017

Enjoy Award Winning Wines From 5 Davie County Vineyards!

Davie County is home to five wonderful vineyards with a variety of award-winning wines available to suit any taste.  Fall and winter are a wonderful time to discover new wine pairings for your favorite holiday recipes, enjoy a glass of wine with family and friends, and take part in a variety of scheduled events.  Event schedules for each vineyard are available on the vineyard websites. Davie County Vineyards are welcoming spots to enjoy with a group of friends and family for an hour, an afternoon or an entire evening. RayLen Vineyards & Winery 3577 Highway 158 Mocksville, NC 27028 (336) […]