11:11 11/11/11 I just happened to look at my phone while taking pictures during the Veteran’s Day celebration in Mocksville today ~ Happy Veteran’s Day and thank you to all who have served and who are still serving today!
The four oak trees standing tall on the square in historic downtown Mocksville were a perfect setting as Davie County came together to honor our veterans today. The Davie County High School Woodwinds Ensemble, the Jr. ROTC, scouts, veteran’s, students, community leaders and citizens came together today to honor our veterans. A small sample of the sights and sounds form the day are posted below. [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157628105612042″]
National Flooring Distributors of Louisville, Kentucky will open a 31,500 square foot manufacturing operation on Industrial Boulevard in Mocksville. Production at the plant will begin ramping up before 2011 year end and dozens of new jobs will be created before the plant reaches production capacity of 20,000 square feet per 8 hour shift. Employment growth at the plant should continue through at least 2012. Betting on the Future in Mocksville, NC Lee Harmeling, the owner of National Flooring Distributors is confident that the US economy will rebound. “Domestic manufacturing capacity for wood flooring has been shrinking for several years due […]
The Theme of the 20111 Mocksville Christmas Parade is “Christmas on Main Street, ” celebrating the 20 year anniversary of Mocksville being a “Main Street Community,” a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The 2011 Mocksville Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December3rd at 2 PM. Entry Forms Available Now Download an entry form today for the 2011 Christmas on Main Street Christmas Parade in Mocksville. The best places to live in America have enough “community” in the community to put on a well attended parade. Christmas Parades commemorate the past through the traditions of Christmas; celebrate […]
Davie in the Go-To Game Tonight According to the Salisbury Post, the Davie game tonight against Dudley is the go-to game for fans wanting to see a highly competitive game for the first round of NCHSAA Division 4A Playoffs. According to another article in the Salisbury Post, Dudley averages 18 points a game and allows 19. Davie scores 29 per game and allows 22. Show your support for the Davie County War Eagles tonight at home against Dudley. For those who can not attend, score updates will be posted on the Davie County Facebook page during the game. Hometown radio […]
Dr. Elliot Engel; Scholar, Performer and Storyteller Coming to Davie County Library ~ Two Performances Dr. Elliot Engel travels the world speaking throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. On Thursday, November 3rd at 4 and 7 PM, Dr. Engel will return to the Davie County Public Library to bring “The Genius of Mark Twain” to life with his infectious enthusiasm and inspiring anecdotes. A Hilarious and Moving Story Dr. Engel will reveal the hilarious and moving story of Mark Twain, from his early life to his triumphs with “Innocents Abroad” and “Huckleberry Finn.” Professor Engel […]
Free Family Event ~ Halloween at the Brock Gym Davie County will host our annual Halloween Carnival tonight (October 31st, 2011) from 5:30-8:3- PM at the Brock Gym at 644 North Main Street in Mocksville. Come dressed for Halloween fun. There will be games and treats for kids and adults of all ages.
Free Community Concert Saturday, October 29th, 7 – 9 PM Historic Downtown Mocksville will host a free concert this Saturday evening from 7-9 PM under the oaks on the square in downtown Mocksville. Tony Montieth will be playing soft rock from the 80’s and 90’s. Kids are invited to put on their costumes and take a stroll downtown where there will be trick or treat candy available. Bring Chairs and Blankets! There will be a nip of autumn in the air so you should plan on bringing chairs and blankets to stay comfortable under the starry skies of historic downtown […]
DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties is one of the first community colleges in North Carolina to benefit from workforce development and training grants announced by the US Department of Labor and the US Department of Education. Preparing a Highly Skilled Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare and Bio-Tech Jobs The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program (TAACCCT) will expand DCCC’s capacity to provide workers with the skills and credentials they need in today’s advanced manufacturing economy. This multi-year federally-funded grant will help DCCC place more people in high-quality jobs in fields ranging from […]