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 […]
April 25, 2022

Economic Development Continues: Davie County to Get Four New Spec Buildings

After gaining an impressive six new industrial partners last year, Davie County is focusing on the next wave of development by replenishing its inventory of buildings.    Four additional industrial spec facilities, ranging from 130,000 to 500,000 SF, are in the planning stages or under construction to replace those filled by Hayward Holdings, Sportsfield Specialties, DFA, Scott Bader, and Palltronics. Attracting these companies is the result of having available shell buildings with quick access to I-40.  “April 2022 is a time to celebrate our existing partners and welcome new ones into our industrial spec building arena,” said Bralley, president of the […]
April 22, 2022
Coolage of Sustatinable chiller system from Pro Refrigeration a Davie County business

Denali Brewing and Denali Spirits Make Pro Refrigeration the “Natural” Choice for New Refrigeration System

Soon after Denali Brewing Company was signed as the official canned cocktail at Climate Pledge Arena (home of the NHL Seattle Kraken), CEO Sassan Mossanen made a call to Jim Vandergiessen Jr. at PRO Refrigeration. They needed a new chiller system to support this new business!  PRO had recently commissioned their first CO2-powered chiller in California, proving the huge benefits this natural refrigerant-based system offers in lower operating costs and increased operating efficiency.   “Jim explained how well the system was performing in CA, and how it is optimized with variable capacity control to significantly reduce our power consumption. That gets […]
April 21, 2022

Eat Fresh and Shop Local: Bermuda Run Farmer’s Market Opens this Friday

Ready to eat fresh and shop local? Farmer’s Markets are a great source of local produce, meat, eggs, honey, and much more! This year, Davie County has three farmers’ markets that will be open from Spring to Fall.  Bermuda Run Farmers Market Opens This Friday, April 22nd!  Get ready to tickle your taste buds! The Bermuda Run Farmer’s Market opens this Friday, April 22nd, and will run through October 28th. The market is held on Fridays from 3:30- 6:30 p.m. at 190 NC Hwy 801 S.in Bermuda Run.   In addition to produce and plants, the Bermuda Run Farmer’s Market offers […]
April 20, 2022
(L to R) Jonah Longworth, Zachary Blalock, and Seth James show off the trophy, toolbox, and tools won at the Top Tech Challenge at UTI/NASCAR Insitute in Mooresville

Scholarship Winners Exemplify Value of High Schools CTE Program

Congratulations to Davie High seniors Jonah Longworth and Zachary Blalock for winning the Top Tech Challenge at UTI/NASCAR Insitute in Mooresville. They earned $10,000 scholarships, plus a Snap-on toolbox and tools for the automotive program at Davie County High School.  “I am blessed to always have a few very passionate students dedicated to improving their lives by taking CTE (Career and Technical Education) classes,” said Seth James, automotive technical teacher. “These two young men have put forth so much effort and to say I am proud of them is an understatement. Whoever hires them will enjoy them as employees, they […]
April 13, 2022

Sharon Owens – A Tribute to Barbra Streisand  at Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, April 23rd – Tickets Available Now!

Sharon Owens is returning to the Brock to present her amazing performance of Barbra Streisand’s music on Saturday, April 23 at 7:30 PM. Sharon Owens will take you on a journey through the Streisand years — 60’s Broadway, 70’s Disco, and 80’s films. She will sing your favorites such as, “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” “The Way We Were,”  “Evergreen,” “Somewhere,” “People,” and many more!  You will laugh, cry, and chuckle at Sharon’s precise interpretation of the infamous Streisand. If you close your eyes you will feel as though you are spending An Enchanting Evening with Barbra. A 25 Year […]
April 12, 2022

Mocksville to Hold Arbor Day Celebration on April 29th

The Town of Mocksville will hold its annual Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 29th, at 10 a.m. at Rich Park – Shelter 2, 352 Park Drive, Mocksville.  Celebrating 29 Years! Arbor Day—which literally translates to “tree” day from the Latin origin of the word arbor— celebrates the planting, upkeep, and preservation of trees. For centuries, communities spanning the globe have found various ways to honor nature and the environment. You are invited to join us for a live tree planting and recognition of the Town for achieving its 29th year as part of Tree City USA! Tree City USA […]
April 11, 2022

Share your ideas for a new walking and biking connection from South Davie Middle School to Davie County Community Park.

Bikeable and walkable communities bring new business and economic life to cities, towns, and communities. Recognizing the potential, Davie County is planning a new walking and biking connection from South Davie Middle School to Davie County Community Park and they want your input.  “This is an exciting first step towards future green development between all of our municipalities and the county,” said Paul Moore, director of Davie County Recreation and Parks, envisioning a series of trails that could one day crisscross and connect all parts of the county. “A pedestrian walkway connecting Mocksville to the new Davie County Community Park […]