October 17, 2013

“Thank You Wake Forest Baptist Health” ~ $120 Million Investment Brings 200 Jobs to Davie County

Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run is open!  Thousands from Davie County and surrounding communities turned out on Saturday, October 13 for the Open House at Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run hosted by Wake Forest Baptist Health. 1,547 Construction Employees Deliver 200 Davie County Jobs On Time and On Budget Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run is located on an 88-acre site at the intersection of Interstate 40 and State Highway 801. Approximately 40 acres of the site, River Hill Commons, is designated for commercial development. Preliminary engineering at the site began in March 2012. Phase 1 of the […]
October 10, 2013

Four Oaks Festival and Free Concert This Saturday!

Historic Downtown Mocksville Welcomes You and Your Family! Visit historic downtown Mocksville for an entire day of family fun on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Relish the fall weather and stroll the quaint downtown area while enjoying a variety of activities throughout the day at the Four Oaks Festival. There will be activities from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. including “country” and “rock” music beginning at noon at the Junker’s Outdoor Theater which is located at 107 South Salisbury Street in Mocksville, NC. The children will be entertained by face painting, a rock climbing-wall, and lots more. Everyone will appreciate the […]
October 9, 2013

Welcome Gildan Activewear! ~ $112 Million Investment Bringing 290 New Manufacturing Jobs to Davie County

Governor Pat McCrory vivisted Davie County again yesterday to announce that Gildan Activewear, Inc. will expand its operstions in North Carolina creating 501 new jobs in North Carolina. Davie County has been selected by Gildan Activewear, Inc. for a $112 Million Dollar investment which will create 290 new manufacturing jobs in Davie County. Gildan, based in Montreal, Canada, has over 31,000 employees worldwide.  They are a leading supplier of quality branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, socks and underwear.  Gildan Activewear sells its products under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe® and Anvil® […]
October 7, 2013

Davie County Competing for $112 Million Investment & 290 New Manufacturing Jobs

Davie County is being considered by Gildan Activewear, Inc. for a $112 Million Dollar investment which would create 290 new manufacturing jobs here. Gildan, based in Montreal, Canada, has over 33,000 employees worldwide.  They are a leading supplier of quality branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, socks and underwear.  Gildan Activewear sells its products under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe® and Anvil® brands and brand extensions, as well as under  license agreements for the Under Armour® and New Balance® brands. The Company is also one of the largest suppliers of branded […]
October 2, 2013

iShopDavie… Do You?

From shopping, dining, gas tank fill-ups to landscaping, banking, doctor’s visits and more – spending our money where we live, pay taxes and send our children to school strengthens our local economy and our community! When we choose to purchase goods and services in the community where we live, pay taxes and send our children to school, we are investing in the well being of our community; creating more jobs, increasing revenues and creating a more prosperous place to live.  When we open our wallets elsewhere – we’re improving someone else’s hometown, not ours.   Simply put – it matters where […]
September 29, 2013

11th Annual Dine Out for Davie ~ Thursday, October 3rd

Help people in Davie County by simply dining out! You can help people in Davie County by simply dining out this week!  The restaurants listed below are giving back to Davie County by participating in “Dine Out for Davie” and donating a portion of sales on this day to the Davie County United Way. Start your day with a yummy breakfast treat, then visit one of your neighborhood restaurants for lunch…and finally, go home and grab the family for a delicious dinner at a participating restaurant. Be on the lookout for the “Dine Out for Davie” restaurants near you (see […]
September 27, 2013

Free Community Event This Saturday ~ 22nd Annual Textile Heritage Festival

The 22nd Annual Textile Heritage Festival will be held this year on Saturday, September 28th from 10 am to 4 pm on the Historic Zachary House grounds on Church Street in Cooleemee. What happens when a person gets amnesia? If it’s bad enough, that person loses their identity. That’s because, in many ways, we are the sum total of our memories. That also holds true for communities.  Memories of Cooleemee and its hard working people are revived each year by holding a reunion to cement hometown identity and revive the stories that will be passed down to future generations. Live […]
September 26, 2013

50 Years of Educating and Empowering Students ~ DCCC to Feature Guest Speaker Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson – renowned pediatric neurosurgeon, storyteller, and author – will be the centerpiece of the DCCC 50th anniversary celebration in Davie County as they celebrate 50 years of educating and empowering students. On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, Dr. Carson will be speaking on “Pursuing Excellence, for Healthcare, Education, and our Future” at WinMock at Kinderton in the town of Bermuda Run.  DCCC and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are co-hosting his visit. Success Dr. Carson on Success: “Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look […]
September 16, 2013

Pro Refrigeration – “Cheers” & Welcome to Davie County

$4.9 Million Investment Creates 85 New Manufaturing Jobs in Davie County Pro Refrigeration is investing $4.9 million to create 85 new manufacturing jobs in Davie County, NC.  On Tuesday September 10, 2013, Pro Refrigeration held an open house at their east coast headquarters and manufacturing center in Mocksville, North Carolina. Speakers included Pro Refrigeration CEO, Jim Vandergiessen, Jr., North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, Pro Refrigeration President, Jim Vendergiessen, Sr. and Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission.  Davie County Site Selection Win Ends Year Long Search Pro Refrigeration designs, manufactures, and distributes state-of-the-art refrigeration systems for the […]