February 19, 2011

Davie County “Town Hall Meeting” ~ 6:00 PM Monday, February 21st ~ Broadcasting Live

Town Hall Meeting ~ Live Broadcast Available! The Davie County Board of Commissioners Town Hall Meeting at the Cooleemee Town Hall will be broadcast live beginning at 6:00 PM on Monday, February 21st. The Town Hall Meeting in Cooleemee is the first event to be broadcast on of your new “Davie County Live” channel.   Check back soon for additional live broadcasts from Davie County. Davie County Board of Commissioners The Davie County Board of Commissioners wants to hear from you!  They want to know what is important to you, your neighborhood, and your community.  In the spirit of democracy, the […]
February 18, 2011

Casino Night on Saturday, February 19th ~ Fundraiser For Davie County Arts Council

This is your opportunity to support the arts in Davie County while enjoying a memorable evening of fun at the Bermuda Run Country Club!  The Davie County Arts Council annual fundraiser event will be held this Saturday, February 19th from 7:30 to 11:30 PM at Bermuda Run Country Club. This will be an evening of fun using play money at professionally run tables of Roulette, Black Jack, Craps and Texas Hold’em. Tickets are available in advance for $45 by calling the box office at 751-3000 or at the door for $50. Admission includes $300 in play money, light refreshments, one merchandise […]
February 15, 2011

Avgol Expansion Bringing 42 New Jobs to Mocksville!

Governor Perdue announced yesterday that Avgol, a leading manufacturer of ultra lightweight nonwoven fabrics, will expand its facility in Davie County. The company plans to create 42 jobs and invest $35 million during the next three years in Mocksville. The project was made possible in part by an $84,000 grant from the One North Carolina Fund. “North Carolina is a world-leader in the nonwoven fabrics industry and these jobs are a win for North Carolina textile workers and Davie County,” said Gov. Perdue. “Creating jobs is my top priority, so it’s essential for the future of our economy to expand […]
February 12, 2011

Saturday, February 12… Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday… & a Day to Celebrate with Your Valentine in Davie County

Misty Creek Vineyards 12-7 PM 12 – 7 PM ~ Misty Creek Vineyards Valentine’s Day Celebration ~ Celebrate with your valentine by enjoying the romance of pairing wines with one of life’s greatest pleasures… complementary chocolate! From 3-7 PM Misty Creek also welcomes Tommy and Daniel Jackson for their first musical performance at Misty Creek. Tommy got his start as a musician at the age of 12, and later co-wrote a song which passed through Abbey Road Studios in London. His song was mastered by engineer Sean Magee, who has worked with artists such as Mogwai, Blink, and most famously, […]
February 11, 2011

Public Service Announcement: Davie County Community Health/Needs Assessment

The Davie County Health Department is conducting a Community Health/Needs Assessment survey for all Davie County residents age 18 and over.  The purpose of the Community Health/Needs Assessment is to provide an understanding of the current health status and needs of Davie County along with community strengths, assets, and potential resources to address those needs.  The goal is to provide a compilation of health data and information with which appropriate planning may take place to improve the overall health of the community.  The health department is required to complete the assessment every 4 years. The survey is completely anonymous.  Your […]
February 10, 2011

RayLen Vineyards & Winery’s “Carolinius” Added to NC Museum of History Collection

What do a Davie County wine, a camouflage net, and a millstone have in common?  All three were made in North Carolina, were featured during last September’s “Manufacturing Makes It Real” Tour, and are now part of the North Carolina Museum of History’s permanent collection in Raleigh. RayLen Vineyards & Winery, located Mocksville, produced the Carolinius jeroboam that has been added to the artifact collection.  Carolinius is RayLen’s best-selling Cabernet blend red wine.  The jeroboam, a 3-liter bottle, is equivalent to four bottles of wine. Celebrating the High Quality and Competitive Spirit of North Carolina Manufacturers The Museum of History […]
February 8, 2011

$100 Million Investment Puts Davie County in the Spotlight!

The $100 million investment in Davie County by Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is the culmination of 10 years of hard work, relationship building, trust and patience by Davie County and the leadership team at WFUBMC. In The Spotlight ~ A Catalyst for Economic Development News and media outlets across the region picked up this story and put the spotlight on Davie County. Major investments by a world class organization like WFUBMC attract the attention of site selection professionals and business location specialists across the nation, providing the potential for even more opportunities for new jobs and economic growth. […]
February 4, 2011

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Bringing World-Class Health Care to Davie County

Wake Forest Baptist will develop its Davie Campus on Hwy 801 at I-40 in two phases, starting with outpatient services and then building a hospital. “Davie County is an integral part of our vision for the medical center,” said Dr. John McConnell, CEO of Wake Forest Baptist.  “We are excited to bring the unique services of Wake Forest Baptist in partnership with local physicians to provide world class health care services in Davie County.” Phase One ~ 175-250 Jobs Phase one includes a medical office building for physician offices and a three-story outpatient building with approximately 90,000 square feet.  It […]
February 2, 2011

National Signing Day ~ Davie County War Eagles ~ Jared Barber Commitment to West Virginia Mountaineers is Official!

This is the first Wednesday in February, also known in college sports as National Signing Day.  This is the first day a high school senior can sign a binding national letter of intent for college sports and Jared Barber faxed his own LOI (letter of intent) in to West Virginia this morning! People in Davie County have known for quite a while that Jared Barber, the six foot, 220 lb inside linebacker would be playing for the Mountaineers.  Barber was one of the leaders of the 2010 Davie County War Eagles team that went to the state championship game for […]