January 6, 2014

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs ~ Dozens of Openings

Dozens of full time and part time job openings in and around Davie County have been posted this week to the Davie County Jobs listing. New Job Openings Posted Daily Here is a sampling of opening posted this week:  Assembler 2 – Reeb Millwork, Painter 2nd Shift – Ingersoll Rand, Upholstery – Ashley Furniture, Product Test Engineer – Ingersoll Rand, PT Grocery Associate – Food Lion, Stylist – Great Clips, CDL truck driver, Licensed Practical Nurse, customer service,  and many more. You can help… Hit the “Like” button above and tell your friends about this job resource to help connect job seekers […]
December 21, 2013

Davie County Vineyards: Ideal Complement for the Holidays

Do you still need to buy for a Christmas gift for someone but loathe the thoughts of facing the throngs at a massive shopping mall or wandering around a big-box outlet hoping to find inspiration on its sterile shelves? There’s no need to panic. Just head to one of Davie County’s wineries and pick up a bottle of wine or two for the yet-to-be-gifted adults on your shopping list. The diversity of offerings means you’re sure to find something to please their palate, and the soothing, pastoral settings of the vineyards that can be seen from the tasting rooms will […]
December 18, 2013

WXII News Spotlights Davie County’s Hidden Charms

For the past couple of years, the big news out of Davie County has been economic development. Big names such as Ashley Furniture and Wake Forest Baptist Health, Ingersoll Rand, Avgol and more have invested millions of dollars in new facilities in the county, and smaller firms like Carolina Precision Plastics and Pro Refrigeration have set up shops offering good-paying jobs at a time when employers are extremely picky about where they’ll locate. But when WXII News 12 paid an all-day visit to Historic Downtown Mocksville this past December 11th, they weren’t there to cover a business opening or a […]
December 13, 2013

Christmas Tour Will Brighten Your Spirits This Saturday

Enjoy splendid hospitality, beautiful decorations and humble fellowship as Cooleemee opens its arms during its Christmas Tour of Homes on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 11 am through 4 pm. Eight homes, including six homes that have witness more than a hundred years of history, five historic churches each with unique architectural flourishes, and two museums with guided tours will be stops on the tour. Proceeds from the $10 tickets will go toward the drive to create a new Splash and Swim Center in Cooleemee. “When the cotton mill was established back in 1899,” says tour coordinator Hellen Daywalt, “they […]
December 9, 2013

Davie County EDC Launches Job Creation Initiative ~ “Together we are Davie”

The Davie County Economic Development Commission (DCEDC) launched the public phase of its first ever capital campaign with a kick-off breakfast at WinMock at Kinderton in Bermuda Run. Campaign chairman Dr. John McConnell, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center CEO, hosted the event and delivered the keynote address. McConnell spoke of the absolute necessity of communities working together to advance economic development and taking ownership in determining their prosperity. Earlier this year the DCEDC set a goal to raise $1,000,000 over the next five years to implement a strategic plan to create jobs and grow the local economy. DCEDC president Terry […]
December 5, 2013

WXII 12 News to Celebrate Davie County with Live Television Broadcast all day Wednesday, December 11th!

Davie County Come Together!   We need you in downtown Mocksville next Wednesday, December 11th.  Think of it as being a part of the crowd on the Today Show. The #1 television news channel of the Piedmont Triad, WXII News, will be broadcasting live from Main Street near Depot Street in Downtown Mocksville starting at 5am-7am, Noon-1pm, and 5-6:30pm.  Everyone in Davie County is invited to join in, meet the WXII12 team, and have some fun!!! There will be plenty of live festivities, singers, and musicians to help celebrate the holidays next to the gorgeous 80-year-old oak trees in downtown Mocksville! Celebrate […]
December 3, 2013

Festive Spirit Takes Center Stage With Holiday Home Tour and Art Boutique

Need a little inspiration for your holiday decorating this year? Searching for gift ideas for that special someone? Then you don’t want to miss the Davie County Arts Council Holiday Home Tour & Art Boutique slated for Saturday, December 7 in Historic Mocksville. From 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, the gracious owners of eight of Historic Mocksville’s most storied homes will open their doors so visitors can see how they’ve been decked out in the spirit of the season. The tours begin at the Brock Performing Arts Center, with on-site transportation departing to each home every fifteen minutes. But the […]
November 27, 2013

“iShopDavie Days” Puts Local Businesses In The Holiday Spotlight

Everyone loves a great deal during the holiday shopping season, and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce has come up with one that truly can be described as the gift that keeps on giving. iShopDavie Days November 29 – December 1 At its first meeting this November, the Davie County Board of Commissioners announced it was officially designating the three days immediately following Thanksgiving this year—November 29 through December 1—as “iShopDavie Days.” The goal of the program? To encourage all Davie County residents to do their shopping at Davie County businesses during that period. Given the headaches involved with traveling […]
November 20, 2013

“Twas the Night Before” Bed Race Kicks off 2013 Hometown Holiday Celebration

No one’s sure exactly when the word “bedroll” entered the English lexicon, but it definitely will take on a whole new meaning on Friday, November 22 in Historic Downtown Mocksville as intrepid teams from across Davie County and beyond take part in the 2nd annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. The zany competition is a warmup for the main event: the annual Hometown Christmas Parade to be held the next day starting at 2:00 PM. New This Year ~ Kids Superhero Race Kids can join the fun this year with the Kids Superhero Race.   Kids ages 5/6, 7/8 […]