November 18, 2022
Davie county students in orange safety vests pose outside the Ashley Furniture building on their visit to the facility on Manufacturing day.

Manufacturing Day Teaches 7th Graders About Career Opportunities in Davie County

Davie County’s 7th-grade students recently got a jump start on career exploration with unique behind-the-scenes tours of several local businesses and manufacturers as part of Manufacturing Day 2022.  Students from Ellis, North Davie, and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations, including Dex Heavy Duty Parts, Fuller Welding & Fabricators, Gildan, Pro Refrigeration, Rise Indoor Sports, and a Davie Construction project at the old high school. Other students from all three schools spent their tour time experiencing many different facets of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.  Hosted annually, Manufacturing Day is a national event executed at the local level […]
November 17, 2022

Help “Flag” the Tree of Honor and Support Davie County Veterans

A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom will be located at Mocksville’s Main Street Park and will be on display throughout the 2022 holiday season. The Goal is to Fill the Entire Tree With Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will be placed on the tree to represent a designated service person. The contributions will be presented to the Davie County Hero’s Fund for local veteran services. How to Honor/Remember a Service Member Make your $1 tax-deductible contribution payable to Historic Davie. Forms are available at the […]
November 16, 2022

Bed Races This Friday ~ Whacky, Whimsical, and Outrageous Fun!

Historic Downtown Mocksville will race into the Christmas season this Friday night, November 18th, as whacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses and non-profits participate in the 10th annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. (Rain date November 19th) The festivities will begin with the lighting of the downtown businesses at dusk, followed by the Parade of Beds at 6 p.m. and the first race at 6:30 p.m. $700 in Cash Prizes at Stake! Presented by the Mocksville Tourism Authority and sponsored by Liberty Storage Solutions, the annual “Twas The Night Before Bed Race” has become one of Mocksville’s […]
November 12, 2022

Pink Friday 2022

Pink Friday is right around the corner! Davie County’s fabulous boutiques will be rolling out the pink carpet and offering special deals and promotions from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on November 18. Grab your friends and family and get your holiday shopping done ahead of time! “Pink Friday is a small business spin on the traditional Black Friday shopping experience, reminding people to #shopsmallfirst or, in our case, #ishopdavie,” said Caroline Moser, president of the Davie Chamber, which is partnering with the boutiques to host the annual nationwide event. “This is a new and fun event to showcase all of our […]
November 11, 2022

Christmas is Coming to Davie County! Get Ready Now for These Fun-Filled Activities!

Christmas is fast approaching, and Davie County has a wealth of fabulous activities guaranteed to make your holiday a little more merry and bright!  Bring on the Bling – Christmas Earring Wine & DIY at Cognition November 17 Add a festive flair to your holiday outfits. Grab a friend and get in the spirit by making Christmas earrings! You can keep them for yourself or give them as a gift! You bring the wine, and Cognition will supply the cups. Open to adults 21+ Thursday, November 17, from 6-8 p.m. Register HERE. Boutique Bonanza – Support Local & Shop Pink […]
November 9, 2022

Nominations for E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award and Business of the Year Open Now: Deadline Wednesday, November 30

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2022 E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award and the 2022 Business of the Year Award, which will be presented at the Chamber’s 53rd annual meeting in early Spring 2023 at WinMock at Kinderton. Do you know an unsung hero, someone who goes above and beyond to make our community a better place to live? Nominate them now for the 2022 E.C Tatum Humanitarian Award. Download the E.C. Tatum Nomination Form here. This award is named in honor of E.C. Tatum, “A Man of Vision,” who personified “commitment to your community” for […]
November 1, 2022

Veterans Day 2022

Veterans and community members are invited to Lambert Funeral Home’s Chapel for a special Veterans Day program on Friday, November 11, 2022, at 11 a.m. This program is an opportunity for our community to honor and recognize Veterans for their selfless service to our great nation. Hear from special guest speaker, US Navy Reservist Jeremy Gupton, who has served for 15 years and currently holds the rank Chief, E-7. There will be patriotic music, as well as the presentation of colors by our local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America. “This program was born out of the care and […]
October 31, 2022

Vote for Smart Start of Davie County to Win $10,000 in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards!

A minute of your time could change a child’s life! Smart Start of Davie County is excited to announce that it is in the running with eight other local nonprofit organizations to win a $10,000 award in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards. Smart Start of Davie County is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that serves to ensure that young children enter kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed in school and beyond. Since opening its doors in November of 1997, Smart Start has reached over 1,000 children a year through its various programs. “Our Mission is to connect the community through programs […]
October 28, 2022

Have a Ghoulish Good Time: Celebrate Halloween in Davie County

Why limit the ghoulish good times to only one day? Davie County spooktacular Halloween activities for all ages begin on Saturday, October 15th through Monday, October 31st!  Watch Hocus Pocus at the Library on Saturday, October 15  You won’t want to miss a special showing of Disney’s Hocus Pocus at the Davie County Public Library on Saturday, October 15th from 11 a.m – 1 p.m.   After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of […]