May 29, 2015

Davie County Welcomes DEX Heavy Duty Parts and 38 New Jobs

The Volvo Group invested $2.6 million into the renovation of the 210,000 square-foot Dex building located at 2016 Cornatzer Road in Advance, North Carolina and created 38 new jobs in Davie County.  The building is located on 38 acres near Interstate 40. Automotive Industry Discovers Davie County North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory travelled to Davie County today to welcome DEX to North Carolina.  Governor McCrory was joined by executives of the Volvo Group, Dex Heavy Duty Parts LLC and local and state officials to celebrate the grand opening of the Dex facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour. Dex, a […]
May 26, 2015

Another Win for Davie County – Avgol to Invest $40 Million & Create 50 New Jobs

Avgol has announced plans to invest $40,000,000 and create 50 new jobs in Mocksville by expanding and adding a new production line to its plant in Mocksville.  The addition of a fifth production line will make the Mocksville plant the world’s largest single producer of non-woven fabric. Jessi Andrade, (Avgol Human Resource Manager) mentioned that Avgol plans to hire several skill level positions in the summer of 2015 to “give them a year of training on the job.”  Avgol expects to host a job fair late in 2015 or early 2016 to hire additional positions. The average annual salary for […]
May 19, 2015

300 More Jobs for Davie County as Ashley Furniture Continues to Grow

It takes all kinds of jobs to run a furniture company and Ashley Furniture is bringing even more of those jobs to Davie County.  It was announced today that over the next several months Ashley Furniture will add 300 jobs to the manufacturing center in Davie County bringing the total Ashley Furniture Davie County workforce to 1,200 employees. Ashley Furniture – Under Promising and Over-Delivering Reality rarely beats projections when it comes to initial projections on the number of jobs to be created when a new facility opens.  In Ashley Furniture’s case, the reality blows the early projections out of […]
May 14, 2015

Free Community Event This Saturday ~ KidsFest: Fun for the Whole Family

KidsFest: Fun for the Whole Family will be held Saturday, May 16th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the Brock Gym and Masonic Picnic Grounds located at 644 North Main Street in Mocksville. This free community event is co-sponsored by Smart Start of Davie County, Inc. and the Mocksville-Davie Parks and Recreation Department. A Host of Activities for Children and Families Kids of all ages will enjoy the excitement of an inflatable obstacle course, bounce house, fire truck and smoke house, bunnies, a magic show and Balloonist, Zumba, YMCA obstacle course and Yoga, Lowe’s Build and Grow, Mad Science, […]
May 12, 2015

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

Admission is free and the benefits are endless!  Davie County Farmers Markets are now operating in the towns of Mocksville, Bermuda Run and Farmington.  There is a market open each Tuesday, 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 lot […]
May 8, 2015

Free Community Event this Saturday ~ “A Tapestry of Talent at Ashley for the Arts Festival”

Musical Theatre, Film Productions, Dance, Choral and Instrumental Performances On Saturday, May 9 from 1-5 PM Davie County Schools will host the 5th Annual Arts Smart Festival sponsored by the Ashley for the Arts national initiative, now known as the Ashley for the Arts Festival. This exciting event will take place at Davie High School in the cafeteria, gymnasiums, and art classrooms.  Every arts educator in Davie County Schools will be bringing students to perform or exhibit their art work. The activities are designed to entice all ages to participate in art and music making. Performances will include musical theatre, […]
May 6, 2015

All Veterans Invited! Veterans Coffee Thursday, May 7, in Mocksville

The monthly Veterans’ Coffee will be held in Mocksville this Thursday, May 7th from 8:30‐10:30 am at Sagebrush Steakhouse, 1562 Yadkinville Road.  This is a monthly event scheduled for the first Thursday of each month.  Veterans have the opportunity to meet, share stories, and enjoy informal presentations by community organizations in Davie County. Don Timmons, Event Coordinator and Vietnam veteran, explained Hospice & Palliative CareCenter’s involvement. “We are inviting local veterans to enjoy these Coffee events as our way of saying thanks for your service, to provide an opportunity for fellowship and camaraderie and also to offer access to local […]
April 30, 2015

Daniel Boone Family Festival This Saturday will Dish up Food, Fun, Music and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

Free Community Event! 10 AM to 9 PM On Saturday, May 2, Historic Davie will host the Daniel Boone Family Festival in Historic Downtown Mocksville.  Featuring craftsmen, merchants, educational tours, historic re-enactors, food, vendors, contests and live music, there’s something for everyone at the all-day event which kicks off at 10 AM. Retrace the Steps of Daniel Boone, the Revolutionary War, Historic Homes and More! Daniel Boone spent nearly 25 years in the Yadkin Valley area, and two of the three tours revolve around landmarks associated with the Boone clan. The big attraction for Boone buffs are the tours that run at […]
April 22, 2015

Free Community Event This Saturday – Healthy Family Day Expo!

The Davie County Chamber and the Davie Family YMCA are pleased to present Healthy Family Day Expo 2015 on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Davie Family YMCA, 215 Cemetery Street in Mocksville.  The Healthy Family Day Expo runs from 9am to 1pm and is free to the public.  This year, we are combining our annual community Health Expo with Healthy Kids Day to create one big event for the whole family!  Several vendors of healthy lifestyle products and services along with a lot of fun kid activities will be set up under one roof to offer Davie County residents […]