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 […]
December 10, 2020

There is no Time Like the Present to Double Your Donation

Tony and Vi Golding are “golden” for Davie County! The couple has generously agreed to match up to $125,000 in gifts to IGNITE DAVIE made by December 31, 2020; potentially adding a combined total of $250,000 to the IGNITE DAVIE endowment!  IGNITE DAVIE is a College Promise Program that invests in the students of Davie County. It puts education at the center of our community and will ultimately spark the economic vitality of our community!  The endowment is important for ensuring IGNITE DAVIE is available when today’s elementary children reach high school. Earnings from the endowment are pulled away from […]
December 1, 2020

Davie County Cooperative Extension Office Sponsors Community Food Drive

No one should go hungry. This year’s challenges have made the need for food donations greater than ever.  N.C. Cooperative Extension, Davie County Center, is sponsoring a food drive through December 11th to benefit local food pantries.   Drop Off Donations by December 11, 2020 There will be a collection box outside the front door of the extension office, located at 180 South Main Street in downtown Mocksville, beside the courthouse, for no-contact drop-offs. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m to 5 p.m, for large donations, just ring the doorbell for assistance.  Items Needed Non-perishable food items suggested for donation […]
November 20, 2020

David Bone Named Davie County Manager

The Davie County Board of Commissioners met on November 18, 2020, and named David Bone as the new county manager. Bone currently serves as county manager in Martin County, NC (population of 22,671), a position he has held since 2011.  Bone has served a total of 18 years as a local government manager, having also served as the town manager in Wendell, Elizabethtown, and Chadbourn, NC. The County conducted an extensive search with the assistance of Developmental Associates to recruit and intensively screen applicants based on attributes desired by the county commissioners.  Ultimately, the board of commissioners interviewed several finalists […]
November 18, 2020

Davie County in the Red Zone for Community Spread

North Carolina Introduces COVID-19 County Alert System:  Governor Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) have announced a new COVID-19 County Alert System to pinpoint counties with the highest levels of viral spread and to offer specific recommendations to bring numbers down. This system will provide information about how each county is faring and will help local leaders make decisions about actions to slow the virus’s spread. The map will be updated every four weeks.  How To Read the Detailed Report You can read the report online or download […]