February 7, 2022

Apartment Living in Historic Downtown Mocksville – The Lofts in Downtown Mocksville Now Open!

Historic Downtown Mocksville now offers an exciting new place to live! Making a silk purse out of a sow’s ear, Barbara Cleary has created three modern, well-appointed apartments and an executive suite on the upper level of what was once known by Davie County residents as the Sears building.  The Lofts in Downtown Mocksville, at 119 W. Depot Street, features two one-bedroom/one-bathroom apartments and one two-bedroom/two-bathroom apartment. Each unit offers granite countertops, high-end appliances and fixtures, and a full-sized washer and dryer. Prices range from $1200 to $1400 per month. The beautifully furnished executive suite (think Airbnb) can be rented […]
February 2, 2022

Public Invited to Mocksville’s Budget Retreat This Saturday 

Have you ever wondered how the Town of Mocksville sets its budget and determines how to allocate your tax dollars? Now is your opportunity to find out.  Mayor Will Marklin and the Mocksville Board of Commissioners invite you to attend the Town’s FY2022-2023 Budget Retreat on February 5, 2022, at 8 a.m at Davidson-Davie Community College, 1205 Salisbury Street.  While the budget retreat has always been open to residents, this year the Board decided to go a step further and issue a more public invitation.  It’s all about transparency, according to Town Manager Ken Gamble. “The Town wants to be […]
February 1, 2022

Buy Tickets Now: Mirror of Mathis at the Brock February 12th 

Grab your sweetheart for an unforgettable Valentine’s weekend treat as the Brock Performing Arts Center presents Mirror of Mathis on Saturday, February 12th at 7:30 p.m.  David Robbins will be performing a thrilling tribute to the great Johnny Mathis, award-winning jazz singer and songwriter. The ability of Robbins to recreate Mathis is unmatched by others; his rich, honeyed tone and incredible singing capture the essence of the original artist.   Here is what others have said about his stellar performance:  “Robbins’ genius for imitation is devastatingly accurate, His diction & intonation are excellent; his range allows him to modulate at will […]
January 29, 2022

The Science of Healthcare

Cognition Davie and Davidson-Davie Community College are partnering together during the month of February to present the science of healthcare. Students in 5th-8th grades can register now to learn the basics of medical assisting and patient assessments, blood typing and bench science, as well as CPR training and EMS professions. All ages are invited to a session to learn about different careers in the medical field like medical laboratory technology, surgical technology, pharmacy technology, and more. “With all our classes, we want to promote exploration, learning, and creative thinking for kids and families in Davie and the surrounding counties,” said […]
January 27, 2022

Local COVID-19 Testing Site Hours Extended

Need a COVID test? The local COVID-19 testing site at 114 Dr. Slate Drive in Mocksville has extended its hours to 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.  This FREE  testing site is provided by Optum Serve – a contractor for NCDHHS. You will not be charged regardless of whether you are insured or not. Pre-registration is not required but will improve overall wait times. Click here to pre-register or call (877) 562-4850. You will be guided to select an appointment time, but please note that due to testing volume, this site is managed on a first-come, first-served basis. […]
January 20, 2022

Building Women, Building Community Conference, February 11– Register Now!

The Building Women, Building Community women’s leadership conference will be held on February 11th from 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at WinMock at Kinderton in Bermuda Run.  Co-sponsored by the Davidson-Davie Community College Small Business Center and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, Building Women, Building Community is designed to embrace the power of women to encourage confidence and develop strategies to increase business impact and sales.  “The Building Women, Building Community conference was born out of the philosophy that ‘if you educate women you educate outwards,’” said Martha Larson, director of the Small Small Business Center. “Women tend to be […]
January 16, 2022

Honoring Martin Luther King, Junior

Almost 60 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. On Monday, Davie County will honor that dream and his legacy with a virtual celebration of his life.  The Davie County NAACP is hosting a virtual program of dance, recitation and music featuring youth and young adults from the community at 2 p.m. This year’s theme is “Keeping the Dream Alive,” or “What Having a Dream Means to You.” Harold Moore of Maxx Promotions will provide the music. Join the Zoom at 2 p.m. with ID: 850 5561 9706, Passcode: 955985. Please note: the annual parade of cars […]
January 12, 2022

2022 Mocksville Tourism Grant Cycle Now Open!

Do you have an idea for a project or event that would attract visitors to Mocksville but need funding assistance to make it happen? The Mocksville Tourism Development Authority (MTDA) is currently accepting grant proposals from both non-profit and for-profit organizations for special projects and events that are designed to attract visitors to our community.  “If your event encourages folks to come to Downtown and Davie County, share your idea and see if we can assist with some financial support. We want more visitors as well as our local citizens to enjoy this Town and all we have to offer,” […]
January 7, 2022

Davie County Tourism Accepting Grant Requests for 2022

Did you know that the Davie County Chamber and Davie County Tourism accept grant requests annually for projects that positively impact tourism in Davie County?  The Davie County Chamber of Commerce wears many hats. In addition to serving as the catalyst for business growth and economic development, the Chamber promotes the community through county-wide tourism initiatives, including providing tourism-related grants.   Chamber President Caroline Moser explained that a large portion of the Chamber’s tourism budget, funded through the county’s hotel occupancy tax, goes directly to support local organizations that “help make Davie County the unique place that we all know and […]