July 17, 2013

Congratulations Terry Bralley ~ NC Economic Developer of the Year!

  Terry Bralley, President of Davie County Economic Development Commission, has been named the North Carolina 2013 Economic Developer of the Year in recognition of his outstanding achievements. “Terry’s hard work has positively impacted jobs and investment throughout Davie County,” stated Linda Weiner,  North Carolina Economic Developers Association Immediate Past President. “This award is our organization’s way of recognizing his dedication to his community, the economic development profession and our state.” A county that started with a 10 percent unemployment rate in 2012, Davie County announced over $185 million in new investment and 850 potential new jobs in one year. […]
July 8, 2013

Davie Community Foundation 5k Popsicle Run Makes Reader’s Digest “Best in America” Cover Story

  The Davie Community Foundation’s Annual 5K “Popsicle” run is the inspiration for the cover of the July 2013 Reader’s Digest. Reason Number 28:  “We Tell Cold Weather to Take a Hike.  The Popsicle 5K in Davie County, North Carolina, an annual fundraiser for local youth projects, lives up to its chilly name.  The race is held in February, and festivities include an ice-pop eating contest called the Brain Freeze Challenge.” Empowering the Young People of Davie County All proceeds from the Popsicle Run support youth-led projects in Davie County! Organized under the Davie Community Foundation, the SURF (Students Understanding […]
July 1, 2013

Davie County Firm Achieves “Aerospace” Certification

Carolina Precision Machining, a Davie County precision manufacturer located at 1500 North Main Street in Mocksville, North Carolina has earned AS9100C and ISO 9001:2008 Certification. This achievement positions the company for continued success and job growth as it serves customers in the aviation and aerospace industries. AS9100C and ISO 9001:2008 are prestigious certifications, requiring companies to demonstrate capability to meet the demanding, complex and unique requirements of commercial and aerospace customers.  AS9100C Certification comprises many additional requirements over ISO 9001:2008 and is specific to the aerospace industry. The AS9100C standard requires a company to implement and maintain a total quality […]
June 27, 2013

Fourth of July Week Booming in Davie County

Patriotism and love of county and country are alive and well in Davie County.  As our nation celebrates its 237th birthday, our community has a week planned that is filled with fun for all ages! Free Event ~ Cruisin’ into the Holiday Davie County starts off the week with a Cruise in on Monday, July 1st.  Come to Historic downtown Mocksville from 5:30 until dusk and enjoy the beauty of classic cars.  Enjoy music by D.J. Barry Rentz and try your luck with a 50/50 raffle.  This is an opportunity to meet with fellow car enthusiasts and all proceeds benefit […]
June 21, 2013

Farmington Community Center ~ Activities and Programs for All Ages

The Farmington Community Center has something for everyone.  Enjoy a Friday Night Blue Grass Jam Session each Friday evening from 6:30 -10 PM; purchase fresh, local produce each Saturday morning at the farmer’s market from 8 AM until noon; bring your teenagers to teen night each Friday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.  The Farmington Community Center also hosts Zumba classes, girl scouts, a 4H Clover Club, the Farmington Ruritan Club, square dancing, line dancing, senior services and other community meetings. A True “Community Center” Rarely does a community center represent an entire populace, but Farmington Community Center does so […]
June 13, 2013

Important Announcement – Community Movie Night Postponed Until Friday, June 14

Due to the likelihood of strong thunderstorms and high winds this evening, Community Movie Night at WInMock has been rescheduled for Friday evening, June 14 at 8:30 PM.   We expect great weather Friday evening so come on out and join us for the Universal Pictures film, “Despicable Me”. Remember, I-40 Westbound Traffic will be redirected to US 158 around 8:00 PM on Friday.  Come early, relax, and watch a great movie while everyone drives by watching US!  See you on Friday at Winmock!
June 12, 2013

Community Movie Night at WinMock this Thursday

Come on out for some family-friendly outdoor entertainment this Thursday evening.  WinMock at Kinderton presents the hit move “Despicable Me” at 8:30 PM on Thursday, June 13. Admission is free and there will be fresh hot popcorn and beverages available for purchase. A donation of canned goods for Storehouse for Jesus is encouraged. Bring your chairs and blankets and come sit out on the lawn at WinMock. This hit movie from Universal Pictures earned rave reivews.  three books, a video game and several other products based on the movie have also been released.  “Despicable Me 2” A sequel to the […]
June 10, 2013

From Davie County Farms to Your Supper Table ~ Another Option? “CSA”

Enjoy garden fresh produce all season long People with their own vegetable gardens understand the delicious “snap” and outstanding flavor of fresh picked produce. It’s called “Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) – and it links local residents to local farmers, eliminating “the middleman” and increasing the benefits to both the farmer and your family.Subscribing to shares of a local CSA farm make it easy to treat your family to those fresh-picked flavors and wholesome nutrition of days gone by. There are two CSA farms right here in Davie County In a CSA program, a farmer grows food for a group of […]
June 7, 2013

Traveler Alert! Weather Postpones I-40 Construction – No Closure This Weekend

Wet weather this week has postponed the I-40 construction project and the road will remain open throughout this weekend.   A new concrete overlay is being placed on the riding surface of the I-40 bridge at the Forsyth/Davie County line at mile marker 181 approximately 1 mile west of the Harper Rd. interchange (Exit 182).  On weekends that the road construction occurs, a signed detour will run from the Harper Road exit to highway 158, then to highway 801, then back onto I-40 at Bermuda Run (see map). Alternate Route While traffic from the detour is manageable during non peak […]