July 18, 2022

CNBC Named North Carolina America’s Top State for Business in 2022

CNBC has named North Carolina America’s Top State for Business in 2022. Consistently in the top 10 since the study began in 2007, and a close 2nd last year, this is the first time North Carolina has taken the #1 spot.  How States Were Ranked CNBC scored all 50 states on 88 metrics in 10 broad categories of competitiveness. Those categories were Workforce; Infrastructure; Cost of Doing Business; Economy; Life, Health, & Inclusion; Technology & Innovation; Business Friendliness; Education; Access to Capital; and Cost of Living.  Each category was weighted based on how frequently states used them as a selling […]
June 29, 2022
(L to R) Suzanne Lakey, owner of The Station and Southern Ties Boutique, and Skyline Bank Manager Dottie Graham discuss plans for the Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC).

Mocksville Business Leaders Form Collaborative to Promote Downtown Growth

Everyone in Downtown Mocksville knows that increasing foot traffic is good for business. Business leaders have established the Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC) to “promote and increase public exposure of Downtown Mocksville through communication and marketing of the downtown business community.” Dottie Graham, branch manager of Skyline National Bank, serves as president; Suzanne Lakey, owner of Southern Ties Boutique and The Station General Store and Taproom, as vice-president; Stephanie Shoffner, owner of Lydia Jaynes, is treasurer; and Haley Pulliam, owner of Ma and Me Accessories is secretary. The group meets once a month to brainstorm ideas to increase foot traffic and […]
June 25, 2022

Free Independence Day Celebrations – Fireworks and Concert on Saturday, July 2, Lawn Mower Parade with Free Watermelon & Ice Pops on Monday, July 4

Independence Day is just around the corner and our community has activities promising fun for all ages! There will be fireworks, musical entertainment, and a parade to celebrate our nation’s 246th birthday! Come out with family and friends and enjoy these exciting events! Mocksville Independence Summer Concert and Fireworks With live music followed by fireworks, this year’s Independence Day Celebration at the Davie County Community Park will be a wonderful way to spend your evening. When: Saturday, July 2nd at 6:00 p.m.Where: 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville The evening will kickoff with the Funk, Blues, Psychedelic Rock and Jam of Marvelous […]
June 23, 2022

Davie County Tourism Advisory Board Announces 2022 Grant Recipients

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce wears many hats. In addition to serving as a catalyst for business growth and development, the Chamber promotes the community through county-wide tourism initiatives and is home to the Davie County Visitor Center which is filled with free regional brochures and maps. As the County’s primary source for tourist information, the Chamber offers multiple ways that residents and visitors alike can uncover all the delightful opportunities Davie County has to offer.  DiscoverDavieCounty.com features all of Davie County’s delicious restaurants, unique shops, and exciting attractions. Discover Davie County Facebook and Instagram share exciting upcoming events […]
June 1, 2022

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

A minute of your time could change a local family’s life! Family Promise of Davie County is excited to have made it through the nomination phase and into the voting period in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards. “We are in the running with 8 other triad nonprofit organizations to win a $10,000 award,” explained FPDC Executive Director Lisa Foster, noting that $10,000 would prevent homelessness for 20 local families in Davie County.  Since opening its doors in 2017, FPDC has served over 1,000 parents and children through its shelter, transitional housing, and emergency financial assistance programs.  “Our mission is to […]
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 17, 2022

Town of Bermuda Run Transition of Leadership

Town of Bermuda Run, North Carolina, May 16, 2022 – Mayor Rick Cross announced today that Lee Rollins has announced his resignation and will be transitioning from his role as TownManager effective June 30, 2022. Also, the Bermuda Run Town Council is announcing today that Andrew Meadwell has accepted the position of Town Manager, to be effective July 1, 2022. Rollins has served for the past twelve and a half years and asked the Town Council to looktoward a transition in leadership as the 2022 update to the town’s Comprehensive Plan is inprocess. With over twenty-four years of public service, […]
May 12, 2022

Local Charities in Davie County, Apply for Funding from Scott Bader  

If you are a registered charity in Davie County, you can apply for a grant from one of Mocksville’s newest residents; employee-owned company, Scott Bader. Apply here: https://www.scottbader.com/humanity/scott-bader-commonwealth/how-to-access-funds/ Scott Bader Donates at Least 5% of Profits Scott Bader is proud to be in Mocksville, having recently invested $16 million in a new state-of-the-art facility located at 212 Quality Drive in the SouthPoint Business Park. The company is employee-owned, their unique structure means the company shares are held by a registered charity: The Scott Bader Commonwealth. More than $500,000 Donated in 2021 Due to their charitable status, every year Scott Bader […]
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 […]