December 5, 2018

More Holiday Events Coming! Pipes and Drums, Advance Christmas Parade, Holiday Crawl, Downtown Hayrides, a Movie and Music in the Park

While the iffy weather kept the crowds just a little smaller than usual for the Mocksville Christmas Parade, the event was a blast for everyone who came out to join the fun. Come on out and join the fun as the Christmas traditions continue in Davie County with pipes and drums, a holiday crawl, downtown hayrides, a movie on the park and Christmas tunes by the Davie Community Band.  The schedule of holiday events for is listed below the parade photos!  A special thank you to Ed Simmons Photography for the wonderful parade photos. Piedmont Firefighters Pipes and Drums – […]
November 29, 2018

Mocksville Christmas Parade This Saturday – Holiday Events Roundup!

It’s beginning to look a lot Like Christmas and the holidays just wouldn’t be complete without the annual Hometown Christmas Parade sponsored this year by the Mocksville Tourism Authority.  This year’s parade theme is “The Gifts of Christmas”. The parade will feature everything from walking groups, performers, horseback riders, single vehicles to full-blown floats, candy for the kids, and of course, Santa Claus. The parade will depart from Rich Park at 2 p.m. Saturday and will travel down Main Street, turn left on Depot Street, and end at Railroad Street where dismantling will begin. Prizes will be awarded to the […]
November 26, 2018

DavieCONNECT – Creating Innovative Workforce Solutions for Davie County

Davie County’s unprecedented 23% job growth over the past five years coupled with a low unemployment rate of 3.9% has left local employers in a quandary — how to find enough qualified workers. Seeking to create a solution to the problem, the Davie County Economic Development Commission has kicked-off DavieCONNECT, an initiative designed to connect businesses to resources and kids to careers and to provide innovative workforce solutions for Davie County. DavieCONNECT’s director, Carolyn McManamy, will apply the knowledge gained during eight years as president of the Davie County Chamber of Commerce to serve as a resource for local businesses, […]
November 5, 2018

DavieLEADS – Building Momentum on Encouraging First Year Results

Davie County Schools is on a roll–an honor roll. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has released its statewide End-of-Grade (EOG) test data for 2017-18, and Davie County has moved from 45th to 17th out of 115 districts in 3rd-grade reading proficiency.  Based on last year’s test results, Cooleemee Elementary is now in the top 4 percent of North Carolina elementary schools for academic growth, with a ranking of 47th out of 1,218 schools statewide. In addition, kindergarten readiness in Davie County has improved from 71 percent to 80 percent based on the Dial-4 screening assessment. These are just […]
November 2, 2018

6th Annual Best of Davie Awards – Vote Online today!

Everyone has their favorites – those businesses that take the time to get to know you and go above and beyond to meet your needs each and every time. It’s time again to give them the recognition they deserve by voting online today for the “2018 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 businesses, services, and destinations that make […]
November 1, 2018

iShopDavie Gift Shopping Expo Today! 2:30 – 7 PM at WinMock!

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is presenting the 5th Annual iSHOPDavie Gift Shopping Expo today Thursday, Nov. 1from 2:30-7 p.m. at WinMock at Kinderton, 168 E. Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run. Jumpstart your Christmas shopping! More than 50 vendors will showcase and sell their products and services.  Several local restaurants and caterers will be onsite offering a variety of food samplings and items to purchase. Davie County wines will be available by the glass. A $1 admission/donation will be collected at the door, and proceeds from wine sales and admission will be donated to Shop with a Cop and Toys […]
October 22, 2018

iShop Davie Gift Shopping Expo – Thursday, November 1 – Vendor Space Still Available!

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is presenting the 5th Annual iSHOPDavie Gift Shopping Expo Thursday, Nov. 1 from 2:30-7 p.m. at WinMock at Kinderton, 168 E. Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run. Jumpstart your Christmas shopping! More than 50 vendors will showcase and sell their products and services.  Several local restaurants and caterers will be onsite offering a variety of food samplings and items to purchase. Davie County wines will be available by the glass. A $1 admission/donation will be collected at the door, and proceeds from wine sales and admission will be donated to Shop with a Cop and Toys […]
October 8, 2018

Students Explore Career Options as Davie County Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2018

To celebrate Manufacturing Day 2018, several local businesses and Davie County manufacturers provided a unique opportunity for all eighth-grade students in Davie County. On October 5th, students from Ellis, North Davie, and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations including DEX Heavy Duty Parts, Gildan,  Ingersoll Rand, Pro Refrigeration, DCCC – Davie Campus, and WFBH-Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run. Other students from all three schools spent their tour-time experiencing many different facets of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. This is the second year Davie County has participated in National Manufacturing Day through the collaborative efforts of the Davie […]
September 27, 2018

Free Sounds on the Square Concert this Saturday in Bermuda Run – Special Occasion Band!

The Town of Bermuda Run will be alive with the sounds of beach music as Special Occasion Band (SOB) wraps up the “Sounds on the Square” concert series this Saturday night, September 29th, at 7 p.m. at the gazebo near Town Hall in the Kinderton Business Park. This is the final of five free summer concerts co-sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run and the Davie County Arts Council. If You Love Beach Music Special Occasion Band is known throughout the Carolinas for its versatility and depth of talent. This Winston-Salem-based band has been together since the 80’s offering the […]