October 18, 2018

FinishWorks; Another Win for the Supply Chain Economy in Davie County

“Everything you touch has a coating,” said Myron Miller, vice-president, and general manager of FinishWorks, holding up a Calloway golf ball and pointing to a Monroe shock, a Heritage guitar, and a display of wood-stained cabinet door samples during a tour of the company’s blending/distribution facility in Mocksville. A leading manufacturer of wood, metal, and specialty industrial coatings, FinishWorks opened its doors in Mocksville two years ago in the old Crown Wood building at 125 John Crotts Road. Since then, the company has developed $3 million a year in new business while shifting established customers over from its facility in […]
October 15, 2018

Brass Transit (Chicago Tribute) at Brock Performing Arts Center Saturday, October 20th – Tickets Available Now!

Chicago fans will be inspired when Brass Transit takes the stage at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 21st at 7:30 pm. Brass Transit is a dynamic, crowd-pleasing, studio-tight powerhouse, and the world’s foremost Chicago tribute! Formed in 2008, Brass Transit brought together eight of Canada’s most talented,  accomplished and award-winning players. Their sole purpose was to pay tribute to the decades-long, multi-platinum songbook of CHICAGO. Since then, the band has toured North America steadily, dazzling audiences with flawless performances and spectacular attention to detail. Hits like: Saturday In The Park, 25 or 6 To 4, If You […]
October 11, 2018

Free Family Event ~ Oaks Festival, This Saturday, October 13th, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m!

Enjoy a full day of free fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival, this Saturday, October 13th, from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. in historic downtown Mocksville. Dozens of vendors will feature unique craft and gift items as well as showcase local businesses. There will be food vendors, lots of free kids’ activities, and free live music at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater beginning at 12:30. Crafts, Christmas Specialties, and Unique Items for Sale Start your Christmas shopping early, or buy a little something special for yourself as you enjoy the crafts, Christmas specialties, and other original items for […]
October 8, 2018

Students Explore Career Options as Davie County Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2018

To celebrate Manufacturing Day 2018, several local businesses and Davie County manufacturers provided a unique opportunity for all eighth-grade students in Davie County. On October 5th, students from Ellis, North Davie, and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations including DEX Heavy Duty Parts, 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 is the second year Davie County has participated in National Manufacturing Day through the collaborative efforts of the Davie […]
October 5, 2018

Tickets On Sale Now! ~The Fish Fry! ~ RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls

RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls—also known as “The Bullhole”—will hold its 15th Annual Catfish Fry on Saturday, October 27th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Come to the big Margaret Woodson Picnic Shelter on the Rowan side of the park for the “the best catfish you’ve ever had!”. For just $10, a heaping plate of golden fried catfish, fries, hush puppies, coleslaw, a cold drink, and a dessert can be had. Those who buy tickets in advance eat first and there will be a separate take-out line. Ink It Promotional Products will once again be screen printing a new, unique fish […]
October 2, 2018

Free Concert on the Square Saturday, October 6 ~ Tess and the Black and Blues Band!

Enjoy a little Blues, Beach, Country, Funk, and Rock as multi-talented Tess & the Black & Blues Band takes the stage this Saturday night, October 6th, from 7 -10 p.m in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Theirs is the final performance is this season’s free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. Tess & the Black & Blues Band Founded in 2014, this hometown group features Davie County locals Tess Welch – Vocals; Grady McClamrock – Rhythm guitar; Gary Chilton – Lead guitar; Ken Simonds – Bass; Jerry Smith – Keyboards; and Darren […]
September 27, 2018

Free Sounds on the Square Concert this Saturday in Bermuda Run – Special Occasion Band!

The Town of Bermuda Run will be alive with the sounds of beach music as Special Occasion Band (SOB) wraps up the “Sounds on the Square” concert series this Saturday night, September 29th, at 7 p.m. at the gazebo near Town Hall in the Kinderton Business Park. This is the final of five free summer concerts co-sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run and the Davie County Arts Council. If You Love Beach Music Special Occasion Band is known throughout the Carolinas for its versatility and depth of talent. This Winston-Salem-based band has been together since the 80’s offering the […]
September 24, 2018

Federal $2 Million Economic Grant Targets Sewer Upgrades in Eastern Davie County

The need for additional sewer capacity in eastern Davie County has created roadblocks to commercial and residential growth for many years, but this limitation is coming to an end, thanks to the persistence of county leadership and a $2 million Economic Development Administration grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce. In the works for more than two years, the grant provides partial funding for an overhaul and expansion of the wastewater system increasing capacity from 750,000 gallons per day to 2,000,000 gallons per day with a contractual agreement with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County – City/County Utility Commission (CCUC) for 5,000,000 gallons […]
September 20, 2018

Free Family Movie in the Park — Friday, September 21st

Bring your family & friends to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Tangled on Friday, September 21st. The movie will begin at 8:45 p.m. at Main Street Park. Loosely based on the German fairy tale “Rapunzel“, Tangled tells the story of a lost, young princess with magical long blonde hair who yearns to leave her secluded tower. Against her mother’s wishes, she accepts the aid of an intruder to take her out into the world which she has never seen. Viewers of all ages will be entertained by this charming Disney movie. PG — 140 minutes. Tangled is […]