October 6, 2011

Davie County Economic Development Commission Receives Land Donation from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

The Davie County Economic Development Commission (EDC) today announced that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has donated approximately 360 acres of land in Davie County to the EDC. The land has a property tax value of $3.5 million. “R.J. Reynolds’ gift of this prime industrial site greatly enhances the Commission’s economic development opportunities and consequent job creation,” said Terry Bralley, president of the EDC. “This gift is especially important, given the present economic climate. This contribution represents what our EDC hopes will be a model for other substantial gifts of industrial sites. The EDC and all citizens of Davie County are […]
October 3, 2011

House Raffle ~ Win a 3 Bedroom Home!

With the bust in the housing market, there are a lot of deals to be had for someone wanting to purchase a home. A “house raffle” in Davie County is perhaps the sweetest of them all. The Grand Prize of the Cooleemee House Raffle is an historic 3 bedroom mill cottage. Raffle tickets are $100 each. An “Early Bird” drawing will determine the winner of a $1,000 cash prize when 500 tickets are sold. The Grand Prize drawing will take place in January, 2012 or when 1,000 have been purchased. All ticket sales will be conducted via the Internet through […]
September 30, 2011

Enjoy This Beautiful Weekend in Davie County!

War Eagles Football ~ Homecoming and “Touchdowns for Education” Your Davie County War Eagles will are celebrating homecoming with a home game against Reynolds High School at 7:30 Friday night.   Since 2007, businesses and individuals from across the county have joined the “Team” to raise more than $30,000 for college scholarships!  Read more about the Davie Community Foundation and Touchdowns for Education! Cooleemee Recreation Department 1st Annual Golf Tournament The Cooleemee Recreation’s 1st Annual Golf Tournament at Lake Louise (Hickory Hill) Golf Course is Saturday, October 1st at 9 AM with registration beginning at 8 AM.   There may still be […]
September 28, 2011

42nd Annual Chamber Awards Gala Event at WinMock at Kinderton ~ Tickets Still Available!

A Gala Event ~ The Tradition Continues The Davie County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Gala has been a signature Davie County event since 1970.  The tradition continues on Thursday, October 6th and tickets are still available! WinMock at Kinderton For 2011, this gala event will be held at Davie County’s newest event destination ~ WInMock at Kinderton! Magnificent. Elegant. Unique. Historically significant.  All are terms that describe WinMock at Kinderton and yet no one adjective fully describes this amazing 1920’s barn turned special events and conference facility, the site of magnificent weddings, elegant social functions, and distinctive corporate events. […]
September 23, 2011

Free Concert This Saturday ~ “The Tams” Carolina Beach Music Night at Junker’s Mill!

“Be Young … Be Foolish … Be Happy!” and Be THERE! Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy old fashioned Carolina style beach music under the stars ~ it’s Beach Music Night at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater in historic downtown Mocksville this Saturday, September 24th, from 6:30 to 10:30 PM. Put on Your Shagging Shoes! The Tams, America’s all-time favorite beach band will play your favorite Beach Music hits, “What Kind of a Fool (Do You Think I Am),” “Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy,” “Hey Girl Don’t Bother Me” and so many more Carolina Beach Music Classics. Just Bring Lawn […]
September 22, 2011

3rd Annual Farmington Fall Expo! ~ Saturday, 10 AM – 2 PM

The 3rd Annual Farmington Fall Expo is this Saturday from 10 AM until 2 PM.  This will be a day of family fun with food, kids games, antique tractors, live bands, silent auctions, crafters, vendors and organizations with information to share.  The Farmington Fall Expo is a community fund-raiser for playground equipment at the Farmington Community Center.  Admission is $2 or $1 plus 2 cans of food.  Children 12 and under admitted free. About the Farmington Community Center ~ Preserving the Past and Promoting the Future The Farmington Community Center is the focus of local efforts to preserve the past […]
September 21, 2011

Free admission ~ 20th Annual Textile Heritage Festival ~ Great Music, Food and Fun!

A Fun Day for the Entire Family Join the Over 4,000 people who visit Cooleemee each year to explore the history of Southern mill town culture.  Enjoy food, music and heritage displays.  This promises to be a fun day for the entire family. New Spin on Old Mills A Cooleemee Homecoming! “This is a real homecoming event for Cooleemee. It’s also a day when we proudly share our history with anyone and everyone who comes.”  says Tony Steele, president of the Cooleemee Historical Association. When: Saturday, September 24th, 10 AM to 3 PM Where: The Zachary House & Grounds 131 […]
September 16, 2011

Davie County, Home of Great Golf Where Community Spirit Shines

14th Annual Pro Scramble Golf Tournament ~ Another Perfect Day of Golf in Davie County! The 14th Annual Davie County Chamber of Commerce Pro Scramble Golf Tournament was played at Oak Valley Golf Club on Monday, September 12th.  This Arnold Palmer designed course in Davie County is carved out of old dairy farmland that captures the splendor of the Western North Carolina foothills. The Davie County Chamber of Commerce, Oak Valley Golf Pro Randall James, the entire Oak Valley staff and a team of Davie County volunteers worked with a group of generous sponsors to provide Davie County golfers with […]
September 13, 2011

Save the Dates ~ Free Entertainment and Events Coming to Historic Downtown Mocksville!

Free Event! Saturday, September 17th ~  D.C. Express Concert on the Square from 7-9 PM Bring a chair for sitting under the oaks on the square in downtown Mocksville near Restaurant 101 and enjoy a Blue Grass concert from 7 to 9 PM.  D.C. Express is a group of talented local blue grass musicians who will surely be Jammin’ on the Square! Free Event! Saturday, September 24th ~ The Tams Beach Music at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater from 7-10:30 PM The outdoor theater at Junker’s Mill in historic downtown Mocksville has become a leading local venue for music, dance, theater […]