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 […]
October 26, 2022

Terry Bralley Named Triad Business Journal 2022 Power Player

Congratulations to Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, who has been named a 2022 Power Player by the Triad Business Journal.  To build the 5th annual list, TBJ looked back through the headlines of the past 18 months at leaders championing efforts that can dynamically change the region’s trajectory. These key leaders are shepherding and executing game-changing initiatives or developments that are moving the Triad economy forward. Many of these initiatives were in the making. The list includes people who stepped up boldly during the Covid-19 pandemic, helping keep critical elements of the economy moving forward […]
October 23, 2022

Get Local Emergency Alerts Sent Right to Your Phone! Sign up for Hyper-Reach Today!

Dangerous weather, environmental hazards, criminal activity, and missing persons – signing up for Davie County’s Hyper-Reach notification system will help ensure that you are aware of situations affecting your neighborhood.  Thousands of public safety agencies across the US use telephone-based mass notification systems to warn citizens about local emergencies, hazards, and other threats. Davie County launched Hyper-Reach in July to help bring this same life-saving capability to this area.  The emergency alert system provides rapid notification of hazardous and urgent situations using a mix of telephone calls, text and email messages, and TTY/TDD service for the hearing impaired. The system […]
October 17, 2022
Family Promise Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge Fundraiser

Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge Raises Awareness of Family Homelessness

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 22, 2022. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that raises awareness for families experiencing homelessness. Family Promise of Davie County along with 200+ other Affiliates nationwide will be participating in the event. Night Without a Bed participants are asked to sleep anywhere without a bed for one night: cars, a tent, a treehouse, living room floor, a couch, etc., and use […]
October 7, 2022

Mocksville’s Community Development Requires Energy and Creativity

It’s 7:30 a.m., and Tami Langdon is on her way to Town Hall. But first, she will drive up and down Mocksville’s side streets and North and South Main Street to ensure nothing is broken or in need of repair. “It’s important that everything looks good and everybody is ok,” explains Langdon, Mocksville’s Community Development Coordinator. Once she reaches the office, she reviews her day’s schedule, knowing it will likely change. “You are pretty good for the first hour but then life changes,” she says with a grin. Since Langdon is well-versed in all things Mocksville, she often receives calls […]
October 4, 2022
(L to R) - Board of Education Member Dub Potts, Board of Education Chairman Clint Junker, Davie County Schools Superintendent Jeff Wallace, State Superintendent Catherine Truitt, Davie County Manager Brian Barnett, and Special Advisor for Teacher Engagement Julie Pittman tour Davie County High School.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt Visits Davie County High School

Davie County Schools welcomed State Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt to Davie County High School last week to talk with students and teachers, observe the exciting Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, and experience firsthand all that the school has to offer. Truitt, who took office in January 2021, has toured dozens of schools across the state as she focuses on improving the state’s public schools, expanding innovation, and creating new opportunities for students to learn, grow, and successfully transition into the post-secondary plans of their choice. When Wallace invited her to visit Davie County, she jumped at the […]
September 28, 2022

Free Family Event! Oaks Festival ~Saturday, October 8th, 10-7:30 ~ Downtown Mocksville

Enjoy a full day of free fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival in Downtown Mocksville on Saturday, October 8th, beginning at 10 a.m. with music continuing until  7:30 p.m. There will be something for everyone: handcrafted goods, art, food vendors, lots of free kids’ activities, and live concerts all day. Crafts, food, and the kids’ area will be set up along Main Street and run down West Depot Street leading to the entertainment area and outdoor stage. Crafts, Christmas Specialties, and Unique Items for Sale Start your Christmas shopping early, or buy a little something special […]
September 19, 2022

Fun for the Whole Family – COGNITION Carnival and Touch-A-Truck Saturday, September 24th!

Looking for some family-friendly fun? Look no further than COGNITION’s Carnival and Touch-A-Truck this Saturday, September 24th, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Downtown Mocksville. This event will provide the opportunity for families to experience some of the fun and engaging activities COGNITION offers all year long.  The grassy lawn will become the “Midway” with fair-themed games and contests. Inside the COGNITION building, the space will be transformed into an “Exhibition Hall” where families will be able to browse STEAM-related projects entered by local kids. There will also be other family-friendly entertainment like face painting, music, and a magician!  […]