May 19, 2022

Students Learn About Job Opportunities in Davie County During Career Exploration Day

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. Students from Ellis, North Davie, and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations including Comfort Bilt/Larson Manufacturing, Fuller Welding & Fabricators, Gildan, Pro Refrigeration, Rise Indoor Sports, and Davidson-Davie Community College – Davie Campus. Other students from all three schools spent their tour time experiencing many different facets of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.  Traditionally held in the fall as part of the annual national Manufacturing Day, the tours were the collaborative efforts of Davie CONNECT, Davie […]
May 11, 2022

Daniel Boone Family Festival Rescheduled to May 21st

The Daniel Boone Family Festival has been rescheduled for May 21st due to the weather.  Free Community Event! Saturday, 10 a.m. –  7:30 p.m. The Daniel Boone Family Festival will be held in Historic Downtown Mocksville on Saturday, May 21st, from 10 a.m – 5 p.m, with entertainment on the outdoor stage continuing until 7:30 p.m. Featuring, local artisans, historical tours throughout the county, food, live music, and a kids’ area with free inflatables and balloon artistry, this all-day event has something for everyone! Retrace the Steps of Daniel Boone, the Revolutionary War, Historic Homes, and More! Daniel Boone spent […]
May 10, 2022

Free Pesticide Collection Day Tuesday, May 17th

Do you have old pesticides taking up space in your barn, garage, or storage shed?  Dispose of them for free on Tuesday, May 17th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Clement Grove Masonic Picnic Grounds on Poplar Street behind the Brock Performing Arts Center, 622 N. Main Street, Mocksville. This event is open to residents of Davie and Yadkin counties.   The pesticide products that will be accepted include: Herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, rodenticides, etc. New, unopened, and partially used products Banned & outdated pesticides Items that will not be accepted include: Paints and other hazardous waste Unknown products Products […]
May 9, 2022

Spring Fling Auto Show at the Davie County High School – Postponed to May 28th

!! IMPORTANT UPDATE: DATE CHANGED to MAY 28TH !! Automotive aficionados, mark your calendars! The Inaugural Spring Fling Auto Show will be held Saturday, May 28th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Davie County High School, located at 180 War Eagle Drive in Mocksville. It has been postponed from the original date due to the weather. Please follow up at the Speedology website for additional information or with questions. Enter Your Car, Truck, SUV or Motorcycle to Win Trophies This extraordinary event, featuring race cars, sports cars, classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, Jeeps, and more, is guaranteed to get […]
May 6, 2022

Arts Smart 2022 May 7th at Davie High

Celebrate the Arts – Arts Smart Relocated to Davie High Originally planned for downtown Mocksville, Arts Smart 2022, sponsored by Ashley Furniture, has been relocated to Davie County High School, 180 War Eagle Drive. This event will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will feature student artists and performers from all schools in Davie County, with ages spanning from kindergarten through the 12th grade. Thank You Ashley Furniture Ashley Furniture has a national focus on building communities around arts celebrations and began its partnership with DCS for Arts Smart in 2014. Arts Smart 2022 will include stages […]
May 4, 2022
(L to R) Joe LaFave, LaFave’s Construction; Weston Liebee, vice-president of Liberty Storage Solutions; Bobby Eaton, owner and president of Liberty Storage Solutions; Terry Bralley, president of Davie County Economic Development Commission; Will Marklin, mayor of the Town of Mocksville

Liberty Storage Solutions Breaks Ground on Mocksville Expansion 

Liberty Storage Solutions, which designs and manufactures everything from simple storage buildings to elaborate man-caves and chic she-sheds, celebrated the start of its expansion in Davie County with a groundbreaking ceremony on April 25th.  From its humble beginnings in a 40 X 40 barn in Rowan County, the company has outgrown its 40,000-square-foot manufacturing facility at 163 Industrial Boulevard in Mocksville and has purchased 56 acres nearby to expand. The company expects to create 50 new jobs over the next three years with average annual wages of $47,500 plus benefits compared to the county average of $39,000.  The company plans […]
April 29, 2022
Poster for Mocksville Farmers Market established 1999 with fruits and vegatables including pumpkins, strawberries, sweet potatos

Eat Fresh and Shop Local: Mocksville Farmer’s Market Opens May 4th

Get ready to tickle your taste buds! The Mocksville Farmer’s Market will open on Wednesday, May 4th, and end on October 26th with a Harvest Table to celebrate the fall and winter holidays. Great New Location! Please note the new location:  278 N. Main Street (parking lot next to Main Street Park.)  The hours are from 3 – 6 p.m. The May 4th market will also feature a plant sale by the Mocksville Garden Club! Handcrafted & Homegrown   The Mocksville Farmers Market is proud to provide a community market for consumers, farmers, and artisans to buy and sell local […]
April 27, 2022

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

KidsFest is back! After two years of getting creative with how to “safely” present the event, KidsFest will be held in person, outdoors, at the Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville from 9 a.m. to noon, this Saturday, April 30th,  2022.  KidsFest is a free event full of fun for the whole family!  There will be car seat safety checks, inflatables, fire trucks, sheriff’s vehicles, performances by Ryan Short/magician and balloon artist, Krysta Gary/Zumba, Davie Recreation and Parks/TaeKwonDo and Toddler Enrichment, and a dance party courtesy of the Davie Family YMCA!  DJ The Mobile Jukebox will add a […]
April 26, 2022

Family Promise Day of Giving to Raise Funds and Awareness to Support Local Families

On the day that her third child was born with severe health issues, Julie* began a chapter of her life that she never imagined having to write. The single mom had a good job, but medical expenses and time away from work caring for a sick child caused her to get behind on rent. With nowhere to go, the family lived with family/friends until entering the Family Promise of Davie County shelter program. Thankfully, after 98 days in the shelter, Julie’s family was able to once again move into their own home.  With more than 40% of Americans a mere $400 […]