March 17, 2021
Love heart between two house wood model for stay at home for healthy community together concept.

LIEAP and CIP Programs Offered in Davie County

The Davie County Health and Human Services Division of Social Services has Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) funds available to the public, these funds are available until the end of March. What is the Low Income Energy Assistance Program?The Low Income Energy Assistance Program gives families a one-time vendor payment to help pay their heating bills. Who is eligible for the LIEAP?Families that meet all of the following:1. Households must meet an income test.2. Household must be responsible for its heating bills.3. Household cannot have resources over $2,250.004. The household must include a U.S. citizen or an eligible alien. 5. Priority in eligibility is given to disabled persons receiving services […]
March 15, 2021
New Job Just Ahead

Outdoor Job Fair Next Thursday

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Davie County Economic Development Commission and Davie Connect will host an outdoor job fair in the Walmart parking lot from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 25th.  Job seekers can meet with local businesses and may secure jobs on the day of the event. Companies present will include:  Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, Davie County School System, The Andersons, Avgol, Comfort Bilt, Brakebush Brothers, REEB, The Resource, Gildan, Ashley Furniture and Walmart just to name a few. “We keep the pulse on our membership and have personally experienced the business […]
March 10, 2021
Two girls drink cool clean drinking water from glasses in their homy kitchen.

Davie County Receives Funding Award for Water Treatment Services in Cooleemee and Mocksville

On Tuesday, February 23, Davie County was notified that it had been selected to receive more than $21 million in funding to expand its Cooleemee Water Treatment Plant, which will replace Mocksville’s Hugh A. Lagle Water Treatment Plant and promote regional cooperation in public services.  The funds for this project were approved at the State Water Infrastructure Authority’s meeting on February 10. The State Water Infrastructure Authority is an independent body with primary responsibility for awarding federal and state funding for water and wastewater infrastructure projects.  The funding was made available through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan program, […]
March 9, 2021

Kenneth Gamble Appointed Mocksville Town Manager

Mocksville’s Board of Commissioners appointed Kenneth Gamble, current town manager of Denton, North Carolina, as its fifth town manager.  Gamble brings a wealth of experience having served as town manager in Denton for 2 years, and previously as town manager of Stoneville, North Carolina for 5 years.  He also served in Kernersville, North Carolina as a law enforcement officer for 19 years with the last 3 ½ years of his tenure as the chief of police. He is a 2004 graduate of Guilford College where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and received his Master’s in Public Administration […]
March 3, 2021
Senior Community Service Employment Program

Senior Community Service Employment Program Update

DAVIE COUNTY, NC—If you are a mature adult who is 55 or older and seeking employment, this may be the opportunity for you. The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is designed to assist older workers with enhancing their employability skills and developing new ones to compete in today’s job market. The SCSEP offers: Training opportunities in non-profit and government agencies 20 weekly paid hours of employment training Opportunities to be placed in clerical, data entry, food service, maintenance, transportation, childcare, and other fields Training income based on the federal minimum wage rate of pay Assignments to government or non-profit […]
February 10, 2021
Poster for the Ladies of Harmony online virtual play by Davie County Arts Council

Technology Allows the Show to Go On

The Davie County Arts Council knows that despite COVID, the show must go on! It will present a virtual showing of the Brock Players’ “The Ladies of Harmony” on Saturday, February 27th at 8 p.m. The Brock Performing Arts Center, like so many other theaters and galleries, has been closed since March 16, 2020. “We are looking forward to the time when we can once again provide live performances and safely exhibit artwork in our small gallery,” said Shanda Smith, office manager, Davie County Arts Council Brock Performing Arts Center. “Until that time we are looking for other ways to […]
February 9, 2021
Davie County Celebrates Black History Month

Davie County Celebrates Black History Month

In 1976, President Carter officially recognized Black History Month, calling upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”* In celebration of those accomplishments, Davie County Senior Services and the Dorothy Graham family will co-sponsor the annual Black History Month program. This year’s program is  titled “1619 to 1865: Our Journeys, Our Songs.”  Speaker, Alice Brown, and soloist, John Quincy Steele, Jr. will be headlining this year’s two-part event. Part one of the program will be a video that will be posted on Davie County […]
January 22, 2021
Davie County Schools announced Thursday that it will partner with Davie County Department of Health and Human Services to vaccinate district employees on Wednesday, January 27th

Schools Partnering With Health Department to Offer All Employees Vaccinations

Davie County Schools Offers Vaccinations to Employees and Continues Thoughtful Planning For a Safe and Secure Future Davie County Schools announced Thursday that it will partner with Davie County Department of Health and Human Services to vaccinate district employees on Wednesday, January 27th.  Davie County Schools is among a handful of districts in the area who have been balancing the everyday rigors of in-person and remote learning since August 17. While students and staff are doing remarkably well, Davie County Schools refuses to accept that this is the new normal. The leadership team is eager to resume classes as they […]
January 20, 2021
Davie County Senior Services provides seniors with accessible services and opportunities for fellowship, fun, and learning through activities and programs that enrich lives.

Senior Services Meeting and Activity Schedule

Davie County seniors are invited to “meet” with Davie County Commissioners and town representatives from Bermuda Run, Cooleemee, and Mocksville on Thursday, January  21st, at 1:00 p.m. Anyone over the age of 55 is invited to join in via Zoom, phone (toll-free number), or parking lot radio. This will be a time to ask all of your questions plus voice suggestions, concerns, or praises. Contact Davie County Senior Services at 336-753-6230 to sign up for this event and let them know if you will be attending via parking lot or Zoom. Senior Services is Planning an Eventful 2021! This is […]