July 28, 2010

Free Davie County Event ~ Tuesday, August 3rd ~ Historic Downtown Mocksville Hosts Professional Bike Race With Lamborghini, Ferrari and Porsche Pace Cars!

NASCAR on 2 Wheels! Watch 100 plus cyclists attempt 90 degree turns elbow to elbow at over 40 miles per hour on a road course arranged through downtown Mocksville at the 2010 Giordana Crossroads Classic bicycle race and festival on Tuesday, August 3rd.  At these speeds there is always a little bumping and banging, sometimes even a few crashes. What is a criterium bike race and why is it exciting? A criterium style bike race is a circuit race held on downtown streets or a business park, usually less than 1 mile in length and closed to traffic. The 100 […]
July 27, 2010

2010 U.S. Amateur Golf Championship Comes Through Davie County ~ Final Results

Conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association on behalf of the United States Golf Association, the U.S. Amateur Championship sectional qualifying final round was hosted by Oak Valley Golf Club in Advance, NC on Monday and Tuesday, July 26th and 27th, 2010 (par 36-36—72, 7020 yards). Congratulations from Davie County to Harold Varner of Gastonia, NC, Will Bowman of Greensboro, NC and Matthew Younts of Stokesdale, NC for claiming the three qualifying spots at Oak Valley Golf Club. Congratulations also go out to Rob McRae from Augusta, GA, Johnny Kyger of Salisbury, NC for claiming the two alternate qualifying spots at […]
July 26, 2010

Update: 1st Day Results for 2010 US Amateur Qualifying at Oak Valley Golf Club

Results are in for the 1st day of the 2010 US Amateur Regional Qualifying Tournament at Oak Valley Golf Club in Advance, NC.  Matthew Younts of Stokesdale, NC fired a six-under par 66 to hold a two stroke lead after the first round. The cut line fell at two-over par 74 with 30 players advancing to Tuesday’s final round. Day 1 Results: 1. Matthew Younts, Stokesdale, NC  ~ 34-32–66  (-6) 2. Ben Karns, Columbia, SC  ~ 34-34–68  (-4) T3 Lance Wheeler, Claremont, NC   ~  34-35–69  (-3) T3 William Bowman, Greensboro, NC  ~ 36-33–69  (-3) T3 Rob McRae, Augusta, GA ~ […]
July 26, 2010

Oak Valley Golf Club in Advance ~ “The Place Where Legends Are Made” Hosts US Amateur Qualifying Round on Monday and Tuesday, July 26th and 27th!

A legend may be born today in Davie County For the 5th consecutive year Oak Valley Golf Club in Advance is home to the sectional qualifying round for next month’s US Amateur Golf Tournament.  Three players from the qualifying rounds at Oak Valley this week will go on to play in the 2010 US Amateur Championship Tournament. Previous winners of the US Amateur Championship Tournament include Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Bobby Jones, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Lanny Wadkins, Mark O’Meara… you get the idea, the best players in US Golf history. The winner of the US Amateur Championship receives an […]
July 23, 2010

Enjoy a Wonderful Weekend Right Here in Davie County!

Free Event ~ Dancing Without Daylight! Friday at 8:45 PM The weekend in Davie County begins Friday night at 8:45 on the square in historic downtown Mocksville when Dance Camp students from the the Davie School of Dance will be presenting 2 short performances of “Dancing Without Daylight.”  The first performance will begin at 8:45 and the second performance will begin at 9:00 PM. While you are here in town, enjoy dinner at Restaurant 101 and maybe some ice cream for dessert from The Town Scoop! Free Event ~ Misty Creek Farm and Vineyard 1st Anniversary Celebration! Saturday, 2-5 PM […]
July 21, 2010

Congratulations to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center!

Wake Forst University Baptist Medical Center is Recognized as One of America’s Premier Hospitals Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is ranked in eight categories in U.S.News & World Report’s 2010-11 Best Hospitals, up from five categories in last year’s rankings. It’s a huge accomplishment! The Best of the Best! Requirements for inclusion in even one area of specialty are so stiff that 97% of all hospitals in the nation are excluded from the rankings in even one category.  Out of 4,852 medical centers surveyed, only 152 medical centers in the nation ranked in the top 50 in ANY of […]
July 20, 2010

Davie County, North Carolina… A Digitally Connected Community!

In “Democracy in America“, Alexis de Tocqueville noted in 1835 that “Broad civic participation is imperative for the future of this vibrant nation founded on uniquely American democratic principals”.  Social networking platforms offer new points of engagement for citizens and stakeholders, providing additional avenues for participation in civic life. Consistent with the spirit of “Democracy in America,” Davie County has established social networking outposts on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and this site.  We encourage your participation and involvement in these 21st century conversations in the form of comments, photos and video contributions.  If you have special requests or suggestions for […]
July 19, 2010

Arts About Town Festival Showcases Local Talent!

The Arts About Town Festival on Saturday, July 17th 2010 was a terrific opportunity to meet local artists, see their work on display and purchase some outstanding pieces.  The artists below all participated in this wonderful event in historic downtown Mocksville. Melanie Micale ~ Chameleon Clayworks: www.chameleonclayworks.com Kaye Miller ~ Crafty by Nature: www.craftlister.com/katybugg Russell Foster ~ Rust to Relics: www.rusttorelics.com Dempsy Calhoun ~ Sculpture: www.dempsycalhoun.com Susie Christiansen ~ Cat Track Studio: slc@yadtel.net Chuck King ~ Station on Main Street:  www.stationonmainstreet.com Peter Driscoll ~ Scrimshaw Artist: www.peterdriscoll.com Bruce White ~ Wild Mountain Designs, Art & Consignment: wildmtdesigns@mocksville.com Leslie B. Metcalf […]
July 16, 2010

Free Event This Saturday! ~ “Arts About Town” ~ Mocksville, A Destination for the Arts!

Sculpture, Pottery, Jewelry, Photography, Quilting, & More The Historic Downtown Mocksville Merchants group is proud to sponsor and present “Arts About Town”, an arts festival for fine artists to be held along Main Street in Mocksville on Saturday, July 17th, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Artists will be displaying their work in the parking lot of The Station on Main Street, down the west side sidewalk, and into the northwest corner of the town square. Meet 27 Fine Artists and Enjoy Their Work! Approximately 27 fine artists from around the area are planning to participate in this half day […]