January 4, 2018

Ribbon Cutting for the New Downtown Mocksville Park Tuesday, January 9

The Town of Mocksville cordially invites you to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Main Street Park on Tuesday, January 9th at 11:30 a.m. The park is located between the police department and the Horn Building on North Main Street and features a picnic area, a sitting area, a water fountain feature, and a clock tower donated by the Rotary Club. Public restrooms paid for in part by a state grant, opened last fall. “Although we will continue to be adding landscaping features as the weather and season permits, I am so excited to see the completion of the park in […]
December 7, 2017

Rescheduled! – Advance Christmas Parade and Mocksville Horse & Buggy Rides!

The holiday season is in full swing! As you make your plans this weekend, include a stop at the annual Advance Christmas parade presented by the Advance Fire Department. Grab a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy the festivities beginning at 10 a.m. on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16th! All parade participants must line up before 9 a.m. Floats and trailers will meet in the LeBleu parking lot located at 3134 Cornatzer Rd, Advance, NC 27006. All classic cars, fire trucks, motorcycles, horses and other parade participants will meet in the parking lot of Shady Grove Elementary School located at 3179 Cornatzer […]
November 27, 2017

Free Family Event – Winterfest Coming to Mocksville This Saturday, December 2nd!

Downtown Mocksville will continue it’s holiday celebrations with Winterfest on Saturday, December 2nd from noon- 5:00 p.m. at Junker’s Mill followed by a free holiday concert at the Brock at 7:00 p.m. New This Year! Progressive Storybook! This FREE family fun event will feature a progressive storybook “The Snowy Day” (a walking storybook promoted through the Davie County Public Library). Children will start this reading adventure at Sadie’s Unique Boutique (185 N. Main St.) and continue to read the pages of the book in merchant’s storefront windows. Children will collect tokens for each page read. After completing this unique journey, […]
November 24, 2017

The 2017 War Eagles Christmas Ornament – Commemorating 61 Years at old Davie County High School

As family and friends gather together for Thanksgiving this week, the 2017 “War Eagles Christmas” ornament is a perfect gift idea for this holiday season. This ornament commemorates Davie County High School, the sole traditional high school in the Davie County system for 61 years. Established in 1956, DCHS has been home to many generations of students and was the educational foundation for much success throughout our community and beyond. The walls of this school hold many stories and memories and we are grateful to be a part of its history. This ornament, in celebration of our original county-wide high […]
November 21, 2017

Delighting the Crowds 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: Now Manna Movers! Now Snoozers! Now WXII! On Magic Elves! On Skills USA! On Flash CW! On Premier Reindeer! The town of Mocksville raced into the Christmas season on November 17th with the 6th Annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race as 18 race teams made the mad dash down Main Street. 2017 Mocksville Bed Races Thank you […]
November 8, 2017

Students Explore Career Options as Davie County Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2017

To celebrate Manufacturing Day 2017, several local businesses and Davie County manufacturers provided a unique opportunity for all eighth-grade students in Davie County. Davie County participated in National Manufacturing Day for the first time this year through the collaborative efforts of the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, Davie County Schools, Davie County Economic Development, DCCC and the Davie business community. On October 6th, students from Ellis and North Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations including DEX Heavy Duty Parts, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, Ingersoll Rand, Pro Refrigeration, DCCC – Davie Campus, WFBH-Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run and the […]
October 28, 2017

Don’t Miss the 4th Annual iSHOPDavie Expo at WinMock on Thursday, November 2

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is presenting the 4th Annual iSHOPDavie Gift Shopping Expo Thursday, November 2nd from 2:30pm to 7:00pm at WinMock at Kinderton, 168 E. Kinderton Way, Bermuda Run.  Over fifty vendors will be showcasing and selling their products and services to the public.  Several local restaurants and caterers will be onsite offering a wide variety of food samplings and items to purchase. Once again we will be showcasing Davie County wines by the glass for interested shoppers. As in year’s past, the Davie Chamber is giving back to our community. A $1.00 admission/donation will be collected […]
October 26, 2017

All Aboard! DCCC Enrollment Bus – Custom Built to Deliver Opportunity!

When the staff at DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties, comes up with a way to expand opportunity to more members of our community, the wheels start rolling. Most recently, the DCCC Enrollment Services staff came up with the idea of building an enrollment bus that could be taken to community events and locations throughout the year to engage prospective students and help them learn about opportunities at the college and jumpstart the admissions process. On Tuesday, October 10th DCCC held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate and announce the enrollment bus! “We’re excited about connecting with […]
October 20, 2017

Free Books for Davie County Children! Smart Start Receives Funding to Expand Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Across NC

The love of reading begins in a parent’s arms. Snuggling together with a good book creates connections that help build young children’s brains and conditions their minds and memories. For the past 10 years, Smart Start of Davie County has been raising funds to provide free books to the county’s youngest readers through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Soon even more Davie County children will be able to benefit from this program thanks to additional funding provided by the North Carolina General Assembly.   “Approximately 700 children in Davie County, aged birth to five, receive free Imagination Library books each month,” […]