March 25, 2020
no further restrictions planned at this time

Davie County Commissioners State No Further Restrictions Planned At This Time

March 25, 2020 Statement from Davie County Board of Commissioners: Due to the many questions received regarding counties and municipalities outside of Davie County who are sheltering in place, Davie County Government/Commissioners have had no discussion or plans to shelter in place as we continue to provide services to our residents, local businesses, and industries. Until we receive orders from the Federal or State Government outside of what North Carolina Executive Orders already exist, our County State of Emergency Declaration stands as written with no further restrictions planned at this time. To help keep you informed, Davie County has created […]
March 25, 2020

Essential Businesses Should Register Today to Avoid Closure

NOTE: UPDATED 3/25/20 at 4:30 p.m. Essential Business? Register Today To Avoid Closure The NC Office of Emergency Management is collecting information on businesses that wish to be deemed essential in case we reach the point that such a designation is necessary.  “State legislators are suggesting to any business that is concerned about further closings to send an email sooner rather than later,” said Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission.  Businesses that wish to be considered essential should email beoc@ncdps.gov with the following information: Business name Point of Contact including: name email phone number address Nature […]
March 23, 2020
NC Executive Order 120 update from Davie County Manger

COVID-19 NC Update From Davie County Manager – Executive Order 120

Executive Order 120 issued today, March 23, 2020, will be effective at 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Here is what we are being told: The prohibition of mass gatherings is now moved from 100 to no more than 50 persons. The following entertainment facilities are ordered to close at 5 PM on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, though any retail or dining component may operate within that establishment solely for that purpose. Bingo Parlors Bowling Alleys Ice Skating Rinks Indoor Exercise Facilities (e.g. gyms, yoga studios, and martial arts facilities) Health Clubs Indoor Pools Live Performance Venues Movie Theaters Roller skating […]
March 23, 2020
Lori Smith, Jimmie Welch (EC Teacher at Davie High) Nate Hampton at Second Harvest Food Bank

Local Foundations Establish Response Fund to Support Non-Profits

Davie County COVID-19 Response Fund to Support Non-Profits on the Front Lines Ten days ago, Davie High Hunger Fighters served students at the high school. Now the group is packing food boxes for almost 700 children and their families in Davie County Schools on a weekly basis. During a crisis, non-profit organizations like DHHF are on the front lines and expected to do much more, typically with fewer resources. The coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a profound effect on our community. These organizations need our help and support to be able to serve our children, families, and the community in these […]
March 21, 2020
amending State of Emergency Declaration due to Davie County resident testing positive for the COVID-19 virus

Davie County Leaders Modify State of Emergency Declaration

We are modifying the State of Emergency Declaration for Davie County. We were notified this morning by the State Laboratory of Public Health that a person residing in Davie County has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Davie County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Division of Public Health is investigating.  DCHHS will work with those with COVID-19 to mitigate potential community spread, as they do with any communicable disease, and advise on appropriate monitoring and testing.  The most recent county-by-county case count is available at https://www.ncdhhs.gov/covid-19-case-count-nc. This site will be updated by NCDHHS today to reflect Davie County. Symptoms of COVID-19 include […]
March 20, 2020

Resources for Residents and Businesses in Davie County NC

“During this time and in light of lost major economic events, it is important for us to support our local businesses,” said Caroline Moser, president of the Davie County Chamber of Commerce. “Many restaurants, retailers, and service providers are open and taking precautions to ensure the health of their customers and employees. Now more than ever, they need us to shop local, dine local and think local.”  To support both businesses and residents, the Chamber has created a page on its website dedicated to sharing updates about local business hours and service options all in one place!  She encourages businesses […]
March 20, 2020
Covid-19 is having a profound effect on all businesses and each is searching for the best way to move forward

Davie EDC Shares Industry Response to COVID-19

Keeping Employees Healthy AND Keeping the Doors Open During this unprecedented global health crisis, Davie County industries are seeking ways to protect the health of their employees and keep their doors open and businesses running as smoothly as possible.  Best Practices That Are Currently Being Implemented Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission (DCEDC) surveyed the county’s largest employers to find out how they are accomplishing those goals.   “Covid-19 is having a profound effect on all businesses and each is searching for the best way to move forward,” said Bralley, as he shared steps taken by different […]
March 19, 2020
North Carolina Commissioner of Banks Ray Grace announced today that measures are in place to protect the financial system within our State. The N.C. Office of the Commissioner of Banks (NCCOB), which oversees North Carolina state-chartered banks, continues to work with regulated financial institutions to ensure that they are as prepared as possible for situations such as the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

NC Financial Institutions Are Prepared

Commissioner of Banks Expresses Confidence in North Carolina Financial Institutions and their Emergency Preparedness Measures In a press release on March 18, 2020, Commissioner of Banks, Ray Grace announced that measures are in place to protect the financial system within our State. The N.C. Office of the Commissioner of Banks (NCCOB), which oversees North Carolina state-chartered banks, continues to work with regulated financial institutions to ensure that they are as prepared as possible for situations such as the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. “As the primary regulator of North Carolina state-chartered financial institutions, I am confident that our banks will be able to […]
March 19, 2020
disaster declaration for small businesses that are suffering economic losses due to the Coronavirus. Eligible applicants may now apply for economic injury disaster loans

Davie Businesses Can Apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Davie County Chamber of Commerce Announcement About  Small Business Protections Davie County Businesses, I am pleased to inform you the SBA has granted Governor Roy Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration for small businesses that are suffering economic losses due to the Coronavirus. Eligible applicants may now apply for economic injury disaster loans (EIDLs). The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in modified and additional SBA resources to help our small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and/or most private nonprofit organizations. Basic info on EIDLs: The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital […]