January 26, 2016

2,553 Job Created & $497.4 Million Invested in Davie County

Economic development is like baseball – it takes an entire team to win the game. Terry Bralley, President of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, has a team of heavy hitters, and win the game they do. Terry Bralley’s Davie County economic development team, made up of NC Representative Julia Howard, NC Senator Andrew Brock, Board of County Commissioners,Town Boards, Town & County Staff, EDC Board, DCCC – The Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties,  private sector contributors, and the community itself, have been knocking it out of the park. “No one person can do everything themselves,” said Bralley, […]
January 21, 2016

State of Emergency Declared: 8-12 inches of snow expected Friday

As of 1 p.m., on January 21, 2016 Davie County has declared a State of Emergency.  Please be advised of the following: Per the National Weather Service, northeast areas of Davie County are anticipated to receive 8-12 inches of snow on Friday.  In the southern parts of the county, we are anticipated to receive 4-6 inches of snow, followed by sleet and freezing rain—this is expected to begin overnight (early Friday morning).  Sustained winds are expected to be 10-12 mph, with gusts up to 25 mph. Residents are urged to take precautions now and plan for inclement weather!  The projected forecast […]
January 11, 2016

Snow Forecast! Upscale Hoedown Rescheduled – February 5, at WinMock!

Love to Dance? Passionate about early childhood education? Then dust off your boots and make plans to dance the night away at Smart Start’s 5th Annual Upscale Hoedown on Friday, January 22nd, Friday, February 5, 6:00 PM at the WinMock in Bermuda Run. Smart Start of Davie County Prepares Children to Succeed in Kindergarten and Beyond Smart Start of Davie County’s (SSDC) mission is to prepare all children in Davie County to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. A mission like that takes money, and that’s where you can help. The Hoedown will be held Friday, January 22nd February 5, beginning at […]
January 8, 2016

David Osborne Trio –“Pianist to the Presidents” at Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 16th – Tickets Available Now!

Music enthusiasts are in for a rare treat when the David Osborne Trio takes the stage at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 16th at 7:30 pm. The trio’s blend of romantic, classical, jazz, pop, inspirational, patriotic and Broadway show tunes is guaranteed to wow music lovers of all ages. “Pianist to the President” Known as the “Pianist to the Presidents”, Osborne has given performances at the White House for every American President since Ronald Reagan. Osborne is also a regular performer for Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter in Plains, Georgia.  He created and organized President Carter’s 75th birthday […]
January 5, 2016

46th Annual Chamber Awards Gala Event at WinMock at Kinderton ~ Tickets Still Available!

A Gala Event ~ The Tradition Continues The Davie County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala has been a signature Davie County event since 1970.  This tradition continues on Thursday, January 14th, and tickets are still available! The Gala will be held at the beautiful WinMock at Kinderton in Bermuda Run. Unique and historically significant, this amazing 1920’s barn turned special events and conference facility, has become a premier site for magnificent weddings, elegant social functions, and distinctive corporate events. Schedule Highlights The 46th Annual Chamber Awards Gala will begin at 6:00 PM with a welcome reception featuring light hors […]
December 29, 2015

Blue, Blue Blue…Law Enforcement Appreciation!

Change One Light to Blue on this New Year’s Day Beginning on New Year’s Day and thru January 9th, 2016, please consider placing a blue light in a window or on your porch to show your support for your law enforcement officers. Blue light bulbs are available at the Mocksville Town Hall for $1.50. Why Blue Light a Cop? By displaying blue lights, you will be sending a dual message: that you support America’s peacemakers and that you hope the coming year will be a year of peace. You will be showing your support for those officers who have made […]
December 21, 2015

25th Annual Davie County Christmas Ornament Still Available

Christmas is quickly approaching, but it’s not too late to pick up your “Plowin’ Thru the Holidays” 2015 Davie County commemorative Christmas ornament.  This beautiful hand-crafted pewter ornament will not only add some sparkle to your tree, but would make the perfect gift for your Davie County friends and family. “Plowin’ Thru the Holidays” This year’s unique tractor-shape, celebrates our local agriculture heritage and the Piedmont Antique Power Association’s commitment to the community. Ornaments may be purchased for $8.00 at area merchants, banks, Town Hall and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce. Both Town Hall and the Chamber of Commerce […]
December 16, 2015

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 web sites. 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 […]
December 8, 2015

Free Events for the Entire Family – Advance Christmas Parade and Mocksville Winterfest this Saturday!

“You’ll be thrillin’ though your nose may get a chillin’,” when you enjoy this Saturday’s exciting holiday activities in delightful Davie County. Advance Christmas Parade at 10 am Grab a cup of hot chocolate and a chair and head to the Advance Christmas parade. Parade participants meet by 9 am in the parking lot of Shady Grove Elementary School on Cornatzer Road. The parade begins at 10 am starting at the school, and follows Cornatzer Road, turning right onto Highway 801 and left on Peeples Creek Road. Winterfest is FREE! —Huge inflatable slide, maze, bounce house, hay rides, and balloon […]