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 […]
April 6, 2022

Local Businesses Reach 300+ Students at Davie Career Expo!

Davie County High School hosted its annual career expo at Davie High on April 5th to bring students together with local businesses. The goals of the expo were to: Help students connect with the various industries and careers available to them in Davie County. Identify future workforce needs in our community. Align educational programs offered at Davie High and Davidson-Davie Community College to meet the needs of our local businesses. Communicate employment needs and necessary credentials to students. “Our goal is to provide information on all options regarding education and career opportunities for the students of Davie County,” said Alyse […]
March 31, 2022

Annual Chamber Meeting Honors Local Leaders

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce presented its 52nd Annual Chamber Meeting on Thursday, March 24th at WinMock in Bermuda Run.  The meeting was a sold-out event with 178 community and business leaders in attendance to hear about the “state of the region” and to honor the recipients of the Chamber’s signature awards:  E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award, Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, and Chamber Ambassador of the Year.  Chamber President Caroline Moser opened the meeting by acknowledging the continuing impact of the coronavirus global pandemic on the Davie County community. “Our community, like many others, continue […]
March 25, 2022

Free Health Screenings, Giveaways & More ~ For Your Health Expo, Thursday, March 31st!

Free health screenings, COVID vaccinations, giveaways, and more! — The Davie County Chamber of Commerce and Davidson-Davie Community College are pleased to present the 2022 For Your Health Expo on Thursday, March 31st at the Davie County Community Park, at 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville. This free event will run from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. in conjunction with a blood drive hosted by OneBlood.  This annual community event brings vendors of healthy lifestyle products and services together under one roof to offer Davie County residents a convenient one-stop healthy lifestyle information experience. Join us as we navigate ways to become healthy, […]
March 21, 2022

Internship Program Provides Real-World Opportunities for Davie High Students

Four afternoons a week, Davie High senior Angel Fearrington heads to her internship at Hillsdale Real Estate Group, where she’s putting her interests in video editing, graphic design, and photography to work creating marketing videos and graphics for the company’s social media.  As a high school student with no work experience, she thought it was important to gain some before graduating. An internship gives you a chance to figure out what you might want to do in the future. In addition, it allows you to establish and maintain connections that may serve as potential resources or references in the future. […]
March 2, 2022

Ruffin Named Interim County Manager for Davie County

The Davie County Board of Commissioners has appointed former Davie County Manager Mike Ruffin to serve as interim county manager following County Manager David Bone’s resignation last week. He will serve the county for approximately six months while the county seeks a permanent manager. “We are fortunate to have Mike. Mike will be effective in building confidence and stability within the organization, but will also be exceptionally valuable as we diligently search the marketplace for a permanent county manager,” said Commissioner Mark Jones. Ruffin has more than 40 years of city and county management experience.  He served as Durham County […]
March 1, 2022

Looking for a Job? Davidson-Davie Community College to Host Spring Job Fairs

Looking for a job? Over 45 companies are ready to hire you at the Davidson-Davie Community College’s Job Fairs. Connect with employers from a wide variety of industries to learn more about available positions, preferred skills and training, hiring, and interview processes. Explore career options in healthcare, business, IT, education, manufacturing, and more. Bring your resume, your optimism, and your questions. Discover professional opportunities that can make your future successful and satisfying. Davidson Campus Job Fair March 24, 2022 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 297 DCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360 Phone: 336.249.8186 Davie Campus Job Fair April 7, 2022 10 […]
February 28, 2022

David Bone Resigns as Davie County Manager

Resignation Effective Immediately                                                                                                              Davie County Manager, David Bone, resigned Friday, February 25, 2022, effective immediately.  The Davie County Board of Commissioners met and accepted Mr. Bone’s resignation.  Mr. Bone has served as County Manager since December 21, 2020.  He has served a total of 19 years as a local government manager, having also served as the County Manager in Martin County (NC), and Town Manager in Wendell, Elizabethtown, and Chadbourn (NC).  The Board of County Commissioners would like to thank Mr. Bone for his service. “It has been my honor and privilege to serve as the Davie County Manager,” said […]
February 25, 2022

Town of Mocksville Kicks off 2022-2023 Budget Process

“Where there is no vision, the people perish,” said Mocksville Town Manager Ken Gamble, quoting Proverbs, as he kicked off the town’s strategic planning and budget retreat this month at the Davidson-Davie Community College. “Today we will be talking about the numbers and how to best utilize the resources that we have.”  The half-day meeting was designed to give the town board and staff the opportunity to discuss the challenges and needs facing the town during the coming year and to look at the big picture before making specific decisions about how to allocate resources.  Fortified by coffee, biscuits, and […]