July 5, 2018
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Davie County Schools + Hill RAP and A+ Training for Read to Achieve Camp – Helping Students Discover their Strengths and Improve Literacy Skills!

The teachers became the students as 28 Davie County educators explored using the arts to teach reading, a skill that is fundamental for success in school as well as in life. This A+ Schools training was in preparation for Davie’s summer Read to Achieve Camp which is designed to help third graders who have not met state requirements in reading to advance to the fourth grade. The camp also includes first and second graders who demonstrated the potential of reaching grade-level proficiency in reading with extra help in the summer. This intensive four-week camp began on Monday, June 25th. The […]
July 1, 2018

Free Event –20th Annual Patriotic Lawn Mower Parade To Cut a Path Through Cooleemee! Wednesday, July 4th! Also, Ducks on Sale for Duck Race!

Come enjoy the annual July 4th patriotic lawn mower parade in Cooleemee this Wednesday! patriotic event sponsored by the town of Cooleemee grows each year as entrants decorate a wide variety of lawn mowers, old and new.  The lawn mower floats will parade up and down the quiet streets of Cooleemee beginning at 10 a.m. starting at the Cooleemee Elementary School.  Come follow along the parade route and enjoy a stroll down the historic and picturesque streets lined with great old shade trees and historic mill homes. Free Watermelon & More Following the parade there will be festivities on the Zachary House grounds […]
June 27, 2018

Walmart Offers Customers Added Convenience with New Free Grocery Pickup Service

Walmart in Mocksville wants to change the way you buy groceries by offering free online grocery pickup with a minimum $30 purchase. “Customers today are looking for more convenience, choice, and savings, so we’re creating an experience that offers customers the convenience of shopping online and the ease of quickly picking up groceries without having to leave their cars,” said Garry Steele, assistant manager of e-commerce. The store kicked off the new service today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration which included refreshments, outdoor inflatable games, and vendors with giveaways. Tanya Hare pulled in promptly at 8 a.m, becoming the […]
June 24, 2018

Free Independence Day Activities Abound in Davie County!

Davie County celebrations for our nation’s 242nd birthday begin today and run through Wednesday, July 4th. With fireworks, concerts, wagon rides, antique tractors, a lawnmower parade,  children’s activities, and even a ladies frying pan toss, there will be something for everyone to enjoy! 19th Annual Independence Day Tractor Show & Parade All day Friday and Saturday – The weekend will be full of the sights and sounds of yesteryear at the 19th Annual Piedmont Antique Power Association (PAPA) Antique Tractor and Engine show held at the Masonic Picnic Grounds. This free event boasts antique tractors, farm equipment, and a host […]
June 21, 2018

Free Sounds on the Square Concert this Saturday in Bermuda Run – NC Brass Band!

    The Town of Bermuda Run will be striking up the band as the North Carolina Brass Band continues the Sounds on the Square concert series this Saturday night, June 23rd, from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. at the gazebo near Town Hall in the Kinderton Business Park. This is the third of five free concerts co-sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run and the Davie County Arts Council.  Eric & The Chill Tones, who play the top hits of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s, will perform on Saturday, August 25th; and On The Border – Ultimate Eagles […]