November 6, 2019

Main Street Half-Marathon of Mocksville This Friday and Saturday!

With the Main Street Half Marathon of Mocksville on Saturday and a Superhero Sprint and street festival on Friday night, downtown Mocksville is the place to be this weekend.  Even if you aren’t a runner, come out and enjoy live music, street vendors, food, and more. The event is designed to “bring it back home” — to race local & shop local, to celebrate the Main Streets of America that have made our country great, all while raising funds to combat the opioid crisis in our county. Organizers promise that this will be unlike any half marathon event you’ve done […]
November 4, 2019

Seeking Nominations for E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award & Business of the Year

By Jeanna Baxter White The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2019 E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award and the 2019 Business of the Year Award which will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Gala on January 16th, 2020, at WinMock at Kinderton. Do you know an unsung hero, someone who goes above and beyond to make our community a better place to live? Nominate them now for the 2019 E.C Tatum Humanitarian Award. Download the E.C. Tatum Nomination Form here. This award is named in honor of E.C. Tatum, “A Man of Vision” who personified the […]
November 2, 2019

7th Annual Best of Davie Awards – Vote Online today!

By Jeanna Baxter White Everyone has their favorites – those businesses and individuals that take the time to get to know you and go above and beyond to meet your needs each and every visit. It’s time again to give them the recognition they deserve by voting online today for the “2019 Best of Davie Awards.” We all know just how special our community is—and judging from all of the new businesses and enterprises choosing to locate here, it seems the word is starting to spread. The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is giving you a chance to highlight the […]
October 30, 2019

Celebrate Halloween in Mocksville – Visit Downtown Merchants and the Brock Spooktacular

Bring your little ghosts and goblins to downtown Mocksville on October 31st from 4:30 – 9:30 p.m. for spooky fun. Merchants in full attire will welcome all trick or treaters with goodies, Davie County Recreation and Parks will feature a haunted house and food trucks, and of course, homes along North Main Street will be decked out and ready for all the kids. Note: Main Street between Cemetery and Church St. will close beginning at 6 p.m Davie County Recreation and Parks will host its Halloween Spooktacular: Curse of the Living Brock from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Brock Recreation Center […]
October 28, 2019

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

By Jeanna Baxter White 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 22nd at 6 p.m. and the parade will be held on Saturday, December 7th at 2 p.m. There’s no time to sleep in… register your team now for the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race! Join the wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams race bed sleds in a competitive yet FUN event! This year’s race will feature a NEW […]
October 25, 2019

Educator “Shopping” Expo November 12 – Claim Your Booth Space Today!

By Jeanna Baxter White Do you have a business or service you would like to share? Claim your booth space today for the Davie County Chamber of Commerce’s Educator “Shopping” Expo which will be held at Davie County High School on November 12th from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. during a full-day conference for the county’s more than 800 educators. “The goal of the Educator Expo is to thank our educators for their dedication and hard work while providing an avenue for chamber members and local businesses to market themselves,” said Chamber President Caroline Moser. “Everyone is invited to come […]
October 23, 2019

Mocksville Hosting Free Movie in the Park on Friday, October 25th!

Kick-off the Halloween season by bringing your friends and family to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Frankenweenie on Friday, October 25th. The movie will begin at 7 p.m. at Mocksville Downtown Park on Main Street. Young Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan) is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. But then, tragedy strikes and Sparky shuffles off this mortal coil. Victor is heartbroken, but his science teacher (Martin Landau) gives him an idea of how to jolt old Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all […]
October 21, 2019

Empowering Davie County Schools, Parents, Students and Businesses with Edge Factor!

By Jeanna Baxter White “I’m super excited you are all here today to learn about Edge Factor, an innovative online platform to educate and inspire the next generation workforce. This program is going to open the doors for our middle and high school students to discover and explore careers right here in Davie County,” Carolyn McManamy, director of Davie CONNECT, told plant and human resource managers during a luncheon hosted by Davie County Economic Development Commission (DCEDC), DavieCONNECT, and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce. Next month, Davie County Schools will begin rolling out the innovative workforce development tool which […]
October 16, 2019

Students Explore Local Career Options as Davie County Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2019

By Jeanna Baxter White To celebrate Manufacturing Day 2019, several local businesses and Davie County manufacturers provided a unique opportunity for all eighth-grade students in Davie County. On October 4th, students from Ellis, North Davie, and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations including DEX Heavy Duty Parts, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, Gildan, Ingersoll Rand, Pro Refrigeration, DCCC – Davie Campus, and WFBH-Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run. Other students from all three schools spent their tour-time experiencing many different facets of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. This was the third year Davie County has participated in National Manufacturing Day […]