October 30, 2015

Another Davie County Win – Pro Refrigeration Expands to Larger Facility & Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

Just two years after opening its East Coast manufacturing plant in Davie County, Pro Refrigeration is expanding!  They have outgrown the 40,000 square feet of space in the former Crown Wood building on John Crotts Road and have expanded into over 60,000 square feet of space in the former Renegade Tobacco warehouse on Beechtree Place, just off of Farmington Road near Interstate 40.  The layout of the new location doubles the amount of space dedicated to the manufacturing process. Skilled Workforce, Business Friendly Environment & Amazing Support Pro Refrigeration was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Auburn Washington.  In […]
September 25, 2015

Weekend Activities Rained Out

Two events have been cancelled due to rain in the forecast for this weekend. The Riverwalk Art and Antique Festival in the Town of Bermuda Run and the free Carolina Soul Concert in Historic Downtown Mocksville have both been rained out.  The Mocksville concert has already been rescheduled for June 25, 2016.  
September 17, 2015

Fall Harvest Festivals, Grape Pickings, Wine Tastings: Davie County Has it All!

Whether it’s a traditional harvest festival, grape picking, special tastings, or simply a cool, crisp day in the country, fall is the perfect time of year to visit all five of Davie County vineyards and wineries. Here are some “grape” events coming up soon! SEPTEMBER Chestnut Trail Vineyard’s Harvest Fiesta Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 4-10 p.m The fabulous fiesta features activities for the entire family including pick your own muscadines, horse demonstrations, handcrafted art, hayrides, music, food and wine. Vineyard owners, John and Claudia Ellis, will demonstrate their Peruvian Paso horses for which each of their award winning wines […]
September 14, 2015

Have Fun, Save Money & Live Longer at Davie County Farmers Markets

Admission is free and the benefits are endless! Davie County Farmers Markets each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the towns of Mocksville, Bermuda Run and Farmington.  There is a market open each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday according to the following schedule. Wednesdays – Mocksville: The Mocksville Famers Market is open on Wednesdays from 3-6 PM in the Mocksville Town Hall parking lot located at 171 South Clement Street in Mocksville, just a block down West Depot Street from the town square. Fridays – Town of Bermuda Run: The Peachtree Farmers Market is open Fridays from 3:30-7 PM in the parking […]
September 9, 2015

Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival This Saturday!

Don’t miss The Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival this Saturday, September 12 at the Carolina Bible Camp at 1988 Jericho Church Road in Mocksville. Mandolin prodigy, composer and vocalist Sierra Hull is headlining America’s only bluegrass festival that promotes Bible study, camping and wholesome recreation. The line-up also includes the Snyder Family Band, luthier Wayne Henderson and flatpicker Clay Lunsford, and Tim White and Troublesome Hollow from the PBS program Song of the Mountains.  The festival includes an exhibit of Ford Model A’s and other classic cars, as well as a Pickers’ Place jam tent, and multiple free activities for kids. Hull was […]
September 2, 2015

Davie County Hospital Foundation Gift Breathes New Life into Mocksville Hospital as Medical Training Center

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015 members of the Davie Hospital Foundation presented a check for over $146,000 to Dr. Mary Rittling and DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties.  The Davie County Hospital Foundation gift will support the DCCC Surgical Technology and Central Sterile Processing training programs being conducted at the former hospital in Mocksville. As medical activities at the Mocksville hospital have been winding down, visionaries at the Davie County Hospital Foundation and DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties and Wake Forest Baptist Health have recognized a unique opportunity to reclaim this valuable space […]
August 25, 2015

Ground Breaking – $40 Million Investment and 50 New Jobs in Mocksville!

Avgol America today broke ground in Mocksville on a $40 million expansion that will make the Mocksville, NC Avgol America plant the single largest producer of non-woven fabrics in North America.  This $40 million investment by Avgol will create 50 new jobs here and add $36 million to the County’s tax base. Located at 178 Avgol Drive in Mocksville, the company will hold a job fair this fall with plans to begin hiring late this year. Mocksville and Davie County Competing Globally – And Winning! As the largest producer of non-woven fabric in the world, Avgol has a global footprint […]
August 19, 2015

The Rich Park Greenway Phase One Now Open – Come on out and Take a Stroll!

Town of Mocksville leaders and the Town of Mocksville Public Works Department joined the Davie County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, August 13 to celebrate the opening of the Rich Park Greenway!  Construction of phase one of the Rich Park Greenway is complete and construction of stage 2 is underway.  The Rich Park Greenway currently connects Rich Park to Halander Drive, winds down to Rich Park Shelter 1 in one direction, to Rose Cemetery in another direction and down to the third entrance across from the baseball field parking lot. If you do a Google search on Mocksville Greenway you […]
August 11, 2015

Do Business in Davie County? Don’t Miss the 18th Annual Pro Scramble Golf Tournament, Monday September 14th!

If you do business in Davie County, sign up today for the 18th annual Pro Scramble Golf Tournament on Monday, September 14th, at Oak Valley Golf Club.   This annual tournament may be your best chance to enjoy a day surrounded by the local entrepreneurs, business and civic leaders that make decisions and make things happen in Davie County all year long.   Team slots fill quickly, register today… or sponsor a hole! Professional golfers serve as captains of the teams consisting of five amateur players.  A shotgun start at noon gets the day started with a post-tournament cookout and awards […]