January 4, 2024

Terry Bralley Named Triad Business Journal 2023 Power Player 

Congratulations to Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, who was named a 2023 Power Player by the Triad Business Journal. The program was designed to recognize those who are guiding our region to a stronger future. To build the 7th annual list, TBJ looked back through the headlines of the past 18 months at leaders championing efforts that can dynamically change the region’s trajectory — and that of the cities, counties, and communities within it. These key leaders are shepherding and executing game-changing initiatives or developments that are moving the Triad economy forward. These elite 80 […]
December 15, 2023

Miraculous Survival: A Heart-Stopping Journey and Gratitude to Davie County First Responders

Joe Scott shouldn’t be here today. On November 3rd, his heart suddenly stopped while walking his dog, and for two to three minutes, he was clinically dead.  Each year, approximately 350,000 persons in the United States experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest or sudden death; a staggering  90% die. Yet, on December 9th, just five weeks later, Joe, accompanied by his wife, Joyce, walked into Davie County EMS Station 1 with homemade cookies to express gratitude to the first responders who saved his life. Joe Scott Thanks Davie County Emergency Personnel For Saving His Life  “God was guiding every one of […]
December 4, 2023

Davie County’s Seventh Graders Step into the World of Careers

Davie County’s seventh-grade students recently got a jump start on career exploration with unique behind-the-scenes tours of several local businesses and manufacturers as part of Manufacturing Day 2023.  Students from North Davie and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations, including Dex Heavy Duty Parts, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, Fuller Welding & Fabricators, Gildan, Pro Refrigeration, and  Rise Indoor Sports. Middle-schoolers from Ellis and the Virtual School spent their tour time experiencing many facets of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.  Hosted annually, Manufacturing Day is a national event executed locally and typically focuses on manufacturing careers. The tours were the […]
November 30, 2023

Come One, Come All: Cooleemee Christmas Parade Saturday, December 16th! 

The Town of Cooleemee will host its annual Christmas parade at  2 p.m. on Saturday, December 16th. The parade will begin at Cooleemee Elementary School at 136 Marginal Street and end at the Zachary House at 131 Church Street. Families will gather on the grounds of the Zachary House after the parade for music, stories, fellowship, and free food.  Bring your S’Mores sticks and enjoy roasting marshmallows by the fire. Of course, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand for a chat and pictures with the children. Want to enter a float, car, bike, or walk in the parade? […]
November 30, 2023

Revolutionizing Education: The Mebane Masters Program’s 15-Year Impact on Davie County Schools

Launched in 2008, the Mebane Masters program changed the face of education in Davie County. Providing a holistic method of teaching to technology-savvy students, Mebane Masters quickly earned overwhelmingly positive responses from students, teachers, administrators, and the community. The core of the program was a 30-month partnership between Davie County Schools and the ASU Reich College of Education. The 15 teachers in the program remained in their Davie County classrooms while pursuing their Master of Arts Degrees in Instructional Technology. They acted as the school’s primary resource for their peers when it came to questions about the best and most […]
November 28, 2023

Mocksville Christmas Parade This Saturday! Check Out the Lineup Here!  

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and the holidays just wouldn’t be complete without the annual Mocksville Hometown Christmas Parade sponsored by the Mocksville Tourism Authority.  This year’s parade theme is “The Magic of Christmas.”  The parade will feature everything from walking groups, performers, horseback riders, and single vehicles to full-blown floats, candy for the kids, and of course, Santa Claus. The parade will depart from Rich Park at 2 p.m. Saturday and will travel down Main Street, turn left on Depot Street, and end at Railroad Street, where dismantling will begin. Prizes will be awarded to the […]
November 10, 2023

Christmas is Coming to Davie County! Get Ready Now for These Fun-Filled Activities!

Christmas is fast approaching, and Davie County has a wealth of fabulous activities guaranteed to make your holiday a little more merry and bright! Mark your calendars now, because you won’t want to miss a thing! Race into the Holiday Season -“Twas the Night Before Bed Race” November 17 Mocksville will race into the holiday season Friday night, November 17th, as wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses and non-profits take part in the annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. (Rain date November 18th) The festivities will begin with the lighting of the downtown businesses at dusk, followed […]
November 9, 2023

Get Ready for the Most Exciting Shopping Event of the Year: Pink Friday in Davie County Boutiques!

The holiday season is just around the corner, and you know what that means – it’s time to start planning for the most exciting shopping event of the year!  PINK FRIDAY – Davie County Chamber Boutiques is back and better than ever, and we can’t wait to share all the incredible details with you. This annual event takes place on November 17th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and is all about supporting local businesses while having a blast. In this blog post, we’ll give you a sneak peek of what’s in store for Pink Friday 2023, so get ready […]
November 2, 2023

Remembering Davie County’s Heroes –Veterans Day Activities Abound

The brave men and women who serve and protect the U.S. come from all walks of life; they are parents, children, and grandparents. They are friends, neighbors, coworkers, and an important part of our community. Davie County will honor our veterans throughout the month of November. Davie County Schools to Host Special Events to Honor Our Veterans  Davie County’s schools are hosting special events to honor our veterans. Please see the listing below:  Davie County Senior Services Veteran’s Appreciation Meal Davie County Senior Services invites all veterans and active military personnel and one guest to a special event in their […]