December 1, 2021

Get in the Christmas Spirit This Weekend!

The first weekend of December is upon us with a host of events to help you kick off the holiday season. If you are not quite in the Christmas spirit, it’s time to pack up the family for a weekend in Davie County filled with holiday cheer. Mocksville’s Hometown Christmas Parade – Saturday, December 4th  This beloved tradition has delighted young and old for decades and is sure to get you in the spirit. Mocksville’s Hometown Christmas Parade will feature everything from walking groups, performers, horseback riders, single vehicles to full-blown floats, candy for the kids, and of course, Santa […]
December 1, 2021

Davie County Fire Marshal’s Office Orders Burn Ban

Davie County Fire Marshal’s Office By order of the Fire Marshal, effective 12/01/2021, there is a zero tolerance burn ban placed on Davie County. “It is fall wildfire season in North Carolina, and we are seeing wildfire activity increase due to dry conditions. With these ongoing conditions, a statewide burn ban is necessary to reduce the risk of fires starting and spreading quickly. Our top priority is always to protect lives, property and forestland across the state.” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. Due to increased fire risk, the N.C. Forest Service has issued a State-wide ban on all open burning […]
November 23, 2021

It’s a Wrap – Racing into the Holiday Season at the Mocksville Bed Races!

“Twas the Night Before Bed Race” and all through the town, were a series of teams wishing the flag would go down; More rapid than eagles the race beds they came, And the crowds whistled, and shouted, and called them by name! The Town of Mocksville raced into the Christmas season on November 19th with the 9th Annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race as 12 teams made a mad dash down Main Street.  The mood was festive as hundreds lined the street in eager anticipation. Race announcer Justin Blue kept the crowd cheering and in the holiday spirit with […]
November 22, 2021

Learn More About the Davie Community Foundation

This is the thirteenth in a series of articles about the Davie Community Foundation and its work in the county. Hopefully, in reading the articles you will learn things you did not know. Davie Community FoundationDid you know… Did you know Pearls of Empowerment is a group of women with a BIG vision for Davie County? Pearls of Empowerment is a giving circle that seeks to improve the lives of women and children in Davie County. These women, of all ages and backgrounds, have been pooling their contributions since 2009 to make grants annually to programs that benefit women and […]
November 18, 2021

Upcoming Holiday Happenings in Davie County

Christmas is just around the corner and Davie County is the place to be during this most wonderful time of the year. We have a host of holiday happenings sure to reform even the grumpiest Grinch!  Race into the Holiday Season -“Twas the Night Before Bed Race” November 19 Mocksville will race into the holiday season this Friday night, November 19th as twelve wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses and non-profits take part in the annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. (Rain date November 20th) The festivities will begin with the lighting of the downtown businesses at […]
November 15, 2021

We Need a Little Christmas – Mocksville Lights Go Up!

Preparations for Christmas begin early in the Town of Mocksville. Long before Halloween, Public Works employees began checking and repairing the thousands of feet of lights that line each downtown business to ensure that they will be ready to be turned on for the “Twas the Night Before” bed race on November 19th.  Between taking care of the lights on the buildings, water tower, trees in the planters, and oaks on the square and hanging the Christmas banners throughout the downtown area, the department of eleven spends hundreds of hours preparing for the holiday season — all while keeping up […]
November 12, 2021

Mocksville Tree of Honor

Help us “Flag” the Tree of Honor A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom will be located at Mocksville Town Hall and will be on display throughout the 2021 holiday season. The Goal is to Fill the Entire Tree With Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will be placed on the tree to represent a designated service person. The contributions will be presented to the Davie County Hero’s Fund for local veteran services. How to Honor/Remember a Service Member Make your $1 tax-deductible contribution payable to Historic […]
November 9, 2021

Palltronics to Invest More Than $40 Million in New Production Site in Mocksville

Palltronics, the maker of the world’s first fully-trackable shipping pallet, has chosen Mocksville for its first manufacturing facility. The highly-anticipated pallets are already sold out for the first three years of production.  The Michigan-based company has leased a new 253,000 square foot industrial building in the SouthPoint Business Park on US Hwy 601 North and plans to invest more than $40 million in equipment and upfitting to create a world-class advanced manufacturing facility capable of producing more than four million pallets annually.  Palltronics expects to create 200 new jobs by the time the plant opens during the third quarter of […]
November 8, 2021

Nominations for E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award & Business of the Year Open Now: Deadline Monday, November 30

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2021 E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award and the 2021 Business of the Year Award which will be presented at the State of Davie & Chamber Annual Meeting to be held in early Spring 2022 at WinMock at Kinderton. Do you know an unsung hero, someone who goes above and beyond to make our community a better place to live? Nominate them now for the 2021 E.C Tatum Humanitarian Award. Download the E.C. Tatum Nomination Form here. This award is named in honor of E.C. Tatum, “A Man of Vision” who […]
November 5, 2021

Christmas in Bermuda Run

Submitted By Christy Schafer Like the old song says, “We need a little Christmas.” In this semi post-pandemic year, we all need a little Christmas more than ever! The Town of Bermuda Run and volunteers from the community will host Christmas in the Town of Bermuda Run on Sunday, December 5, 2021, from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., rain or shine at the Town Hall Gazebo in the Kinderton Business Park located on Kinderton Blvd., Bermuda Run. This first annual Christmas in the Town of Bermuda event was born out of the 2020 idea to light a tree atop Wake Forest Baptist […]