June 10, 2010

The Newest Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker in the United States is Unveiled in Davie County

A new “Blue Star Memorial Highway” marker, sponsored by Bermuda Run Garden Club, was erected in Davie County at the east-bound rest area along I-40 in Davie County.  The marker was dedicated at a formal ceremony Wednesday,  June 9th . Have you ever seen a “Blue Star Memorial Highway” marker along the highways and highway rest areas?  Have you ever wondered what those markers represent? The Blue Star Memorial Marker Program is a project of the National Garden Clubs, Inc.  The program began in 1945 to honor the men and women who have served, are serving or will serve in […]
June 3, 2010

Hampton Inn, Bermuda Run Advance ~ Hilton Invests in New Prototype in Davie County to Meet the Needs of Today’s Travelers!

The brand new Hampton Inn at Bermuda Run/Advance is making a splash in the Hampton Inn brand which is owned by Hilton.  Located at the gateway to North Carolina Wine Country and the gateway to Davie County, the Advance property was designed to meet the needs of the modern traveler in a way that no previous Hampton Inn has done! Expanded Water Amenities are a First for Hampton Inn Properties The Bermuda Run/Advance Hampton Inn is the first Hampton Inn property to have expanded water amenities.  The inn has an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub and 2 water slides […]
June 2, 2010

Celebrate Cooleemee! The Bullhole ~ Riverpark at Cooleemee Falls Featured on 2 Television Network News Channels!

This Davie County Gem has once again made the news as coverage of the “Year of the North Carolina Vacation” continues. Back in January we wrote about the Bullhole being featured in “Our State” magazine as one of the 12 locations to visit across North Carolina. Over the last several days, 2 local television stations have aired stories on the Bullhole and Riverpark at Cooleemee Falls. A web-exclusive from “Our State” includes a 1 page travel guide ~ “Swimmin’ in Cooleemee – RiverPark and The Bullhole.” The travel guide includes suggestions on dining, places to visit while you are here […]
June 1, 2010

Remembering Davie County’s Fallen Heroes ~ Memorial Day 2010

Videos from the Memorial Day ceremony at the Brock Performing Arts Center have been posted to the Davie County YouTube Channel.  The ceremony included recognition and tributes to Davie County Veterans including a living survivor from the attack on Pearl Harbor, a patriotic medley by the Davie County Senior Singers, an inspiring presentation on the true cost of freedom by Lynn Hicks, reading of the names of Davie County soldiers who gave their lives for our freedom, a description of the “Fallan Soldier Battle Cross, placement of the Memorial Wreath and a rendition of “Taps.” Opening Ceremony ~ includes Boy […]
May 31, 2010

Memorial Day Service ~ 11:00 AM at the Brock Performance Arts Center

The Promise of America:  Freedom and Opportunity through Sacrifice and Unity Memorial Day began as a day of remembrance for fallen servicemen, first observed on May 30th, 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. From its inception, this was a solemn occasion. Businesses closed for the day, and towns large and small held parades ending at the local cemetery, where elegies were delivered and prayers offered for the fallen. Citizens tended the graves of the honored dead, decorating them with flowers and flags. Come to the Brock Performing Arts Center […]
May 21, 2010

Davie County Springfest and Auction ~ Saturday, May 22nd 2-8PM ~ Auction Items List!

Get ready for another great Saturday in Davie County as we celebrate spring with a Spring Festival and Auction in historic downtown Mocksville on Saturday, 5/22. Below you will find a list of the items that will be part of our traditional live auction and our silent auction which will run from 2 PM until 5 PM. “Live” Auction Beginning at 5:00 PM Restaurant 101 “Night on the Town!” Donated by Restaurant 101 Retail Value:  $100 Wine Tasting & Tour for 20 plus Jeroboam of Cat 5 Donated by RayLen Vineyards & Winery Retail Value:  $325 Oil Change, Tire Rotation […]
May 17, 2010

Davie County Springfest and Auction ~ Saturday, May 22nd from 2 PM to 8 PM!

Saturday is shaping up to be a family friendly adventure with something for everyone.  There will be a silent auction running from 2 PM to about 4:30 PM and a live auction at 5:00 PM. There will be entertainment throughout the day and a lively round of cow pie bingo. The list of items for the auction continues to grow.  As of this writing, the following items are scheduled to be included in the auction on Saturday! 2010 Honda Civic LS One Week at Ocean Creek Resort Tailgating Package Dine in Davie Restaurant Package Golf Packages (Pinehurst, etc.) One Weekend […]
May 10, 2010

Davie Springfest & Auction ~ Something for Everyone!

The 1st annual Davie County Springfest and Auction will be held in historic downtown Mocksville at Junker’s Mill on Saturday, May 22nd from 2-8 PM.  There will be entertainment on stage, exciting live and silent auctions, great food and drinks from area restaurants and vineyards, local businesses and organizations showcasing goods and services, activities for kids, and so much more! Something For Everyone: Beach House, Mountain House, Golf at Pinehurst, Spa Treats & More! Items to be auctioned in the silent and traditional auctions include everything from a beach house rental to a mountain house rental, from sporting event tickets […]
April 30, 2010

Mocksville Rotary Club Celebrates 3rd Consecutive Governor’s Gold Club Award!

Rotary District 7690 held its annual conference this year from April 23-25th at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. For the 3rd consecutive year, the Rotary Club of Mocksville was awarded the Governor’s Gold Club Award. “We were excited to meet the criteria for Gold Club again this year,” said Jane Simpson, President of the Rotary Club of Mocksville. “It has been through the efforts of all of the club members that we were able to accomplish it, but having Assistant Governor Carl Boon to keep us on track was invaluable!” Award Recognizes Service to the Community This award […]