November 2, 2019

7th Annual Best of Davie Awards – Vote Online today!

By Jeanna Baxter White Everyone has their favorites – those businesses and individuals that take the time to get to know you and go above and beyond to meet your needs each and every visit. It’s time again to give them the recognition they deserve by voting online today for the “2019 Best of Davie Awards.” We all know just how special our community is—and judging from all of the new businesses and enterprises choosing to locate here, it seems the word is starting to spread. The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is giving you a chance to highlight the […]
September 23, 2019

Two Free Concerts Saturday, September 28th – Mocksville & Town of Bermuda Run!

Davie County has two free concerts Saturday night sure to thrill music lovers of all ages.  While downtown Mocksville is rocking, Bermuda Run will be dancing to the best in beach music. Mocksville’s Concerts on the Square Enjoy classic rock as Poundcake takes center stage this Saturday night, September 28th, from 7- 10 p.m. in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. This is the final performance in this year’s free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. Poundcake plays the songs you love, songs you forgot you loved and songs you should have been […]
June 13, 2019

Free Concert in Bermuda Run this Saturday! – The Legacy Motown Revue

You will be transported back in time to one of the most influential periods in American musical history when The Legacy Motown Review takes the stage during Bermuda Run’s summer concert series this Saturday night, June 15th, from 7 – 9 p.m. at the gazebo near Town Hall in the Kinderton Business Park. This is the second of five free concerts co-sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run and the Davie County Arts Council.  The concert series offers something for everyone — Motown, Beach Music, Top 40, Oldies, the hits of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s, and the best […]
May 26, 2019

Cognitive ToyBox – Achieving Early Literacy in Davie County

Davie County Schools is continuing to make strides in addressing key challenges to kindergarten readiness. Through DavieLEADS, a partnership with the Mebane Foundation, Davie County has had the unique opportunity to pilot solutions that can move the needle in early childhood education. From the outset, Peggy Nuckolls, director of preschool services, and Stephanie Nelson, preschool collaborative teacher, identified the need for better assessment tools. In seeking an assessment tool that was less subjective and more objective, they chose to pilot Cognitive ToyBox, a game-based assessment platform to measure school readiness. Their goal was to increase the reliability of student assessments […]
May 16, 2019
A crowd turns out for the Davie Chamber ribbon cutting ceremony for Tru Taekwondo in Bermuda Run

TRU Taekwondo Expanding to Davie County, Celebrates with Grand Opening of Bermuda Run Location

TRU Taekwondo celebrated its grand opening on Friday with a Davie Chamber ribbon-cutting ceremony and the opportunity for area residents to learn about the school and the ways martial arts instruction develops physical fitness, focus, and confidence. Located at 5289 US Hwy 158 in the Tanglewood Crossing Shopping Center in Bermuda Run, TRU Taekwondo is a martial art school that serves kids, teenagers, adults, and families. Taekwondo students learn kicking, punching, respect, focus, and confidence. TRU Taekwondo Center will offer a safe, fun, family-friendly environment with exceptional martial arts instruction that will provide a balance of tradition, character development, and […]
May 5, 2019

Meet Your Future – Davie Campus Job Fair Coming May 8th in Mocksville!

Did you know that there are great job opportunities available in your own backyard? Whether you are looking for your first job or ready for a career change, come out and meet your future as DCCC – The College of Davidson and Davie Counties, in partnership with Davie CONNECT, hosts a community-wide job fair on Wednesday, May 8th from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The job fair will be held at the Davie Campus 1205 Salisbury Street, in Room 110 of the Administrative Building. This job fair is open to the public as well as students. This event brings together […]
April 30, 2019

The Mocksville Farmers Market opens Wednesday, May 1st!

Ready for some tantalizingly tasty fresh produce? The Mocksville Farmer’s Market will open Wednesday, May 1st, from 3 – 6 p.m. in the Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater parking lot located at 107 S Salisbury St. in Mocksville. The Mocksville Farmers Market is proud to provide a community market for consumers, farmers and artisans to buy and sell local fruits, vegetables, plants, and handmade crafts.  In addition to fresh produce, the market offers baked goods, jams, candles, soaps, creams, lotions, farm art, honey, meats, berries, eggs, flowers and more! Support your local farmer who is working hard to grow clean, fresh […]
April 24, 2019
Student learns about career options and opportunities at Gildan during 2019 Career Expo at Davie County High School

Davie Industry Connecting with Future Workforce through Davie County Schools CTE Programs

“It’s all about exposure,” says Anthony Davis. “It’s exposing the students to the businesses but also exposing the businesses to the students.” Davis, Director of CTE and Federal Programs for Davie County Schools, was referring to the Davie High CTE (Career and Technical Education) Program’s efforts to connect its students with area businesses. “There are some communities in our state that don’t have any large businesses, others have big businesses but they don’t interact with the schools, and some places have multiple school systems within their county fighting for the same businesses. We are very blessed here to have one […]
March 11, 2019

The evolution of Davie County’s elementary schools

Note: This article, by EdNC staff, was originally published on Education NC (EdNC –The evolution of Davie County’s elementary schools) and is republished here with permission. With the help of the Mebane Foundation, Davie County has embarked on a mission to improve reading in its elementary schools. Yesterday, EducationNC talked about the success the DavieLEADS grant has had in helping turn around Cooleemee Elementary, but the initiative is active throughout the other area elementary schools as well. DavieLEADS is a five-year, $2.5 million grant, with a specific goal to get kindergarten readiness from 70 percent to 90 percent and reading proficiency in […]