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 […]
June 15, 2017

Awesome Summer Activities and Reading Programs for Students at Davie Library

As school ends and summer begins, thoughts go to trips to the beach, splashing in the pool, or a little rest and relaxation. But summer is also a perfect time to boost your child’s developing literacy skills and love of learning. Studies show that reading just 4-5 books during the summer can prevent a decline in a child’s fall reading scores. The Davie County Public Library has a number of fun, educational, age-appropriate summer programs that encourage kids to keep reading even when school’s out. And best of all, they are free! Build a Better World According to Youth Services […]
June 8, 2017

Free Event This Saturday – Mocksville Concerts on the Square Series

Mocksville will be rocking as Surry Line kicks off the free Concerts on the Square concert series this Saturday night, June 10th, from 7 pm-10 pm in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Five Free Concerts for 2017 This is the first of five free concerts sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. Future performances are July 15th — Josh Tenery & Joel McCarson (soft rock, country); 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 […]
June 6, 2017

Free Ice Cream Wednesday at the Mocksville Farmers Market

Davie County farmers markets are always warm and inviting, but come out to the Mocksville Farmers Market this Wednesday for a free cold treat. During the the month of June, the Mocksville Farmers Market will be hosting a dairy campaign with a different special offer each week: Wed., June7th…FREE ICE CREAM for customers from 4-5 pm, while supplies last. Wed., June 14th…COOKIES AND MILK…Sample our vendors’ cookies with a glass of COLD milk Wed., June 21st…CHEESE & CRACKERS & BREADS…Sample vendors’ delicious BREADS & CRACKERS with a chunk of CHEESE Wed., June 28th…SWAP DAIRY RECIPES…Recipes that even the kids can […]
June 3, 2017

“Cruise-In” Monday Night in Mocksville!

Visit the beautiful and historic square in downtown Mocksville on Monday evening, June 5th, for  “Cruise-In” presented by the Piedmont C.A.R.S. Association.  Festivities begin at 5:30 and continue until dark. All types of cars ranging from old classics to the cars of tomorrow will be on display.  The cruise-in draws participants from the surrounding areas stretching from the Virginia border to the Sandhills ~ West from Wilkes County and East to Alamance and Wake Counties.  If the weather is kind, the cruise-in will draw as many as 300 cars. In addition to the cars, the event features music by DJ, […]
May 30, 2017

Davie County Schools – Give Five, Read Five Book Drive ends This Friday, June 2

Is summer brain drain a reality? Studies show that teachers spend an average of 4-6 weeks re-teaching material that students have lost during the summer, but summer reading can help diminish these loses. Reading just 4-5 books during the summer can prevent a decline in a child’s fall reading scores. To help get reading materials in the hands of its students, Davie County Schools is participating in the NC Department of Instruction’s 5th annual statewide summer reading book drive– NC Reads. The goal is for each elementary school student to leave for the summer with five books of their own […]
May 28, 2017

Davie County Remembers – Community will Honor Heroes on Memorial Day

Memorial Day Observance 11 a.m. Monday at the Brock On Memorial Day, we pause to honor the men and women who have given their lives in service to our country, especially the more than 400 who are memorialized on the Davie County Veteran’s Memorial in Downtown Mocksville. Please join us at the Brock Performing Arts Center at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29th to participate in an authentic remembrance honoring the heroes who make our freedom possible and celebrate the unity and sacrifice that are among the core values that continue to sustain our nation. The Davie High JROTC will […]