March 26, 2016

HELP WANTED: Davie County Job Fair Monday, March 28th at the Davie County Senior Center

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Businesses looking for skilled employees to fill available positions and area job seekers have the opportunity to come together at a job fair to be held on Monday, March 28th at the Davie County Senior Center at 278 Meroney Street, Mocksville. The Job Fair will be open to Veterans only from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. All job seekers are invited to attend from 3:00 pm –  6:00 pm. Companies participating include: Ashley Furniture Industries Austin Electrical Enclosures Autumn Care Carillon Assisted Living Davidson County Community College Golding Farms Foods Lowe’s Home Improvement Lydall Mega Force NC […]
March 23, 2016

Squire Boone Plaza Gets a New Lease on Life

The Squire Boone Plaza in Mocksville is getting a new lease on life with a new owner, a new name, and a fresh coat of paint. But these changes are just the beginning. David Tsui, the new owner, has already replaced the roof, and plans to continue remodeling the newly-named Eastgate Shopping Center, as well as improve the parking lot and walkways. Creating the perfect atmosphere at the right price “I want to make the Eastgate Shopping Center a place that tenants are proud of and customers will want to shop, while also keeping the rent at a reasonable price,” […]
March 19, 2016

Free Health Screenings & More ~ Come out to the Prime of Life Health & Lifestyle Expo

Has your New Year’s resolution to live a healthier lifestyle been derailed? Get back on track by attending the 2016 Prime of Life Health & Lifestyle Expo on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at WinMock at Kinderton in Bermuda Run. Free Community Event Offers Healthy Tips for Everyone Sponsored by the Davie County Chamber, the Prime of Life Health & Lifestyle Expo runs from 10 am to 3 pm and is free to adults of all ages. This annual  community event brings vendors of healthy lifestyle products and services together under one roof to offer Davie County residents a convenient one-stop healthy […]
March 10, 2016

Golden Leaf Helps Davie County Land 1,400 Manufacturing, Textile Jobs

Golden LEAF awards $3.5 million in grants to bring projects to life In 2011, Davie County’s unemployment rate reached 13% with minimal job prospects on the horizon. Today, the county boasts a 4.3% unemployment rate and booming businesses, according to Terry Bralley, President of the Davie County Economic Development Corporation. Much of that dip in the jobless rate results from job growth in manufacturing and textiles. The county has gained approximately 1,400 new jobs in those sectors in the last five years, thanks in part to two grants totaling $3.5 million from the Golden LEAF Foundation. Golden LEAF awarded Davie […]
March 1, 2016

Join the Fun — 28th Annual Shamrock Run this Saturday!

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will stay these leprechauns from the swift completion of their race. The 28th annual Shamrock 5K & 10K Run will be held on Saturday, March 5th, 2016. A portion of the proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to The Dragonfly House Children’s Advocacy Center. This Year’s Race is Run in Honor and Memory of Margaret Haggerty It is with great sadness we remember the passing of Margaret Haggerty this past year. Margaret complete the 27th Annual Shamrock Run at the age of 91. Margaret began running at around […]
February 25, 2016

Davie High Automotive Skills Training Program Awarded $10,000 Grant from Ingersoll Rand

In order to do a job right, you must have the right tools for the job. Ingersoll Rand is helping to make that possible for students in Davie County High School’s automotive program. Ingersoll Rand, the Official Power Tools of NASCAR, has awarded Davie County High School with a $10,000 Real Tools for Schools grant for its automotive skills training program.  The $10,000 grant will help Davie County High School improve automotive classrooms and courses with updated equipment, supplies, instructor training and curricula. Congratulations! Fortune Names Ingersoll Rand “Among World’s Most Admired Companies” In addition to thanking Ingersoll Rand for […]
February 16, 2016

POPSICLE 5K This Saturday February 20th – Tell Cold Weather to Take a Hike!

Lace up your running shoes, and have a chillin’ good time while supporting a great cause — take part in the 5th Annual Popsicle 5k Run! All abilities are welcome. The route begins at Mocksville Elementary across from Rich Park and goes through Mocksville and the new Greenway. The Race kicks off at 8:30 am, with packet pick up and on site registration open beginning at 7:15 am. Click here to register today. Popsicle 5K Claim to Fame – This Davie County race was the inspiration for the July 2013 Cover of Readers Digest Magazine!    Readers Digest – July, […]
February 9, 2016

Masters of Soul: Legends of Motown & More at Brock Performing Arts Center Saturday, February 13th – Tickets Available Now!

Treat your sweetheart to something special for Valentine’s Day– tickets to the Masters of Soul concert on Saturday, February 13th at 7:30 at the Brock Performing Arts Center. In the early 60’s some of the most iconic names in the history of popular music were discovered in the Motor City, better known  simply as Motown. Masters of Soul is a celebration of these artists, their music and their style. The show features authentically choreographed and costumed tributes to both male and female groups of the era. Masters of Soul’s dynamic vocalists are backed by a band of seasoned musicians who […]
February 3, 2016

Congratulations to the “Best of Davie” Award Winners!

Dozens of Davie County’s best got a chance to shine during the Best of Davie Awards!  The awards were presented during the 46th Annual Davie County Chamber Awards Gala and Annual Meeting held at WinMock at Kinderton on Thursday, January 14th. Thank You – Almost 5,000 Votes Cast! Voting for the 2015 Best of Davie was open to all members of the community. Over 3000 online ballots were submitted, and more than 1900 additional ballots were submitted for the Best Restaurant tiebreaker. “The Davie Chamber hosts the Annual Awards Gala to celebrate the successes of the year and to honor […]