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 […]
February 17, 2022

The Mac Frampton Trio at Brock Performing Arts Center – Tickets Available Now!

Chase those winter blues away with great music at the Brock!  The Mac Frampton Trio will be back by popular demand on March 26, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Mac Frampton is a pianist that succeeds in taking audiences on a musical journey in a variety of genres from a multitude of eras. Frampton’s programs offer a great variety of music from pop, jazz, “jazzed up classics”, TV and movie themes, and much more. He is a musician of pure energy and talent, and now, fans and newcomers alike can witness him perform live in Davie County.  As a performer, for […]
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 […]