June 19, 2017

Moving the Needle on Early Childhood Literacy – Introducing “DavieLEADS” – Literacy Empowers Everyone in Davie to Succeed!

The desks have been emptied, books packed up, and goodbyes said; but Davie County’s pre-K and elementary school teachers are already looking ahead to an inspiring new literacy program beginning next year, thanks to the Mebane Foundation. The Mebane Charitable Foundation announced in April a grant of almost $2.5 million to Davie County Schools to support DavieLEADS (Literacy Empowers All in Davie to Succeed), a five-year early literacy initiative to improve kindergarten readiness and to increase the percentage of students reading proficiently by the end of third grade. The goals of the initiative are to improve kindergarten readiness from 70 […]
June 15, 2017

Awesome Summer Activities and Reading Programs for Students at Davie Library

As school ends and summer begins, thoughts go to trips to the beach, splashing in the pool, or a little rest and relaxation. But summer is also a perfect time to boost your child’s developing literacy skills and love of learning. Studies show that reading just 4-5 books during the summer can prevent a decline in a child’s fall reading scores. The Davie County Public Library has a number of fun, educational, age-appropriate summer programs that encourage kids to keep reading even when school’s out. And best of all, they are free! Build a Better World According to Youth Services […]
June 8, 2017

Free Event This Saturday – Mocksville Concerts on the Square Series

Mocksville will be rocking as Surry Line kicks off the free Concerts on the Square concert series this Saturday night, June 10th, from 7 pm-10 pm in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Five Free Concerts for 2017 This is the first of five free concerts sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. Future performances are July 15th — Josh Tenery & Joel McCarson (soft rock, country); August 19th– Tin Can Alley & Mel Jones (America, soft rock, blues); August 26th — Tess Black & Blue Band (motown, beach) and September 23rd — Brad Ratledge (acoustic country, rock). All […]
June 6, 2017

Free Ice Cream Wednesday at the Mocksville Farmers Market

Davie County farmers markets are always warm and inviting, but come out to the Mocksville Farmers Market this Wednesday for a free cold treat. During the the month of June, the Mocksville Farmers Market will be hosting a dairy campaign with a different special offer each week: Wed., June7th…FREE ICE CREAM for customers from 4-5 pm, while supplies last. Wed., June 14th…COOKIES AND MILK…Sample our vendors’ cookies with a glass of COLD milk Wed., June 21st…CHEESE & CRACKERS & BREADS…Sample vendors’ delicious BREADS & CRACKERS with a chunk of CHEESE Wed., June 28th…SWAP DAIRY RECIPES…Recipes that even the kids can […]
June 3, 2017

“Cruise-In” Monday Night in Mocksville!

Visit the beautiful and historic square in downtown Mocksville on Monday evening, June 5th, for  “Cruise-In” presented by the Piedmont C.A.R.S. Association.  Festivities begin at 5:30 and continue until dark. All types of cars ranging from old classics to the cars of tomorrow will be on display.  The cruise-in draws participants from the surrounding areas stretching from the Virginia border to the Sandhills ~ West from Wilkes County and East to Alamance and Wake Counties.  If the weather is kind, the cruise-in will draw as many as 300 cars. In addition to the cars, the event features music by DJ, […]
May 28, 2017

Davie County Remembers – Community will Honor Heroes on Memorial Day

Memorial Day Observance 11 a.m. Monday at the Brock On Memorial Day, we pause to honor the men and women who have given their lives in service to our country, especially the more than 400 who are memorialized on the Davie County Veteran’s Memorial in Downtown Mocksville. Please join us at the Brock Performing Arts Center at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29th to participate in an authentic remembrance honoring the heroes who make our freedom possible and celebrate the unity and sacrifice that are among the core values that continue to sustain our nation. The Davie High JROTC will […]
May 24, 2017

Free Sounds on the Square Concert this Saturday in Bermuda Run – Special Occasion Band!

The Town of Bermuda Run will be alive with the sounds of beach music as Special Occasion Band (SOB) kicks off the Sounds on the Square concert series this Saturday night, May 27th, from 7 pm-9 pm at the gazebo near Town Hall in the Kinderton Business Park. This is the first of three free concerts co-sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run and the Davie County Arts Council. The next concert, the Ardmore Brass Band, will be held June 24th at 7 pm. Eric & The Chill Tones, who play the top hits of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, and […]
May 22, 2017

The Town of Bermuda Run Ranked #1 in the Triad & Ranked # 4 in all of North Carolina

What are the best places to buy a home in the Triad? Small towns.  That’s according to Niche.com, a Pittsburgh-based company that provides research and reviews on K-12 schools, colleges and neighborhoods. Niche’s 2017 Best Places to Buy a House survey ranked The Town of Bermuda Run as #1 in the Piedmont Triad and #4 in the state of North Carolina. Lewisville was ranked #7 and Clemmons was listed at #16. The rankings provide a comprehensive assessment of the housing and community of an area. This grade takes into account key factors of a location’s housing market, including home values, […]
May 18, 2017

Free Community Event This Saturday ~ KidsFest: Fun for the Whole Family

KidsFest: Fun for the Whole Family will be held Saturday, May 20th from 10 a.m.until 2 p.m. at the Brock Gym and Masonic Picnic Grounds located at 644 North Main Street in Mocksville. This free community event is sponsored by Smart Start of Davie County in conjunction with Davie Recreation and Parks and Davie Family YMCA, and will occur rain or shine.  The goal of KidsFest is to provide a fun day of learning for children and to raise awareness for the services and activities available to families of young children in Davie County. A Host of Activities for Children […]