October 28, 2019

Register Now! — “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race and the Hometown Christmas Parade

By Jeanna Baxter White The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to get in the spirit by registering for the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race and the Hometown Christmas Parade. The bed race will be held Friday night, November 22nd at 6 p.m. and the parade will be held on Saturday, December 7th at 2 p.m. There’s no time to sleep in… register your team now for the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race! Join the wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams race bed sleds in a competitive yet FUN event! This year’s race will feature a NEW […]
October 25, 2019

Educator “Shopping” Expo November 12 – Claim Your Booth Space Today!

By Jeanna Baxter White Do you have a business or service you would like to share? Claim your booth space today for the Davie County Chamber of Commerce’s Educator “Shopping” Expo which will be held at Davie County High School on November 12th from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. during a full-day conference for the county’s more than 800 educators. “The goal of the Educator Expo is to thank our educators for their dedication and hard work while providing an avenue for chamber members and local businesses to market themselves,” said Chamber President Caroline Moser. “Everyone is invited to come […]
October 23, 2019

Mocksville Hosting Free Movie in the Park on Friday, October 25th!

Kick-off the Halloween season by bringing your friends and family to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Frankenweenie on Friday, October 25th. The movie will begin at 7 p.m. at Mocksville Downtown Park on Main Street. Young Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan) is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. But then, tragedy strikes and Sparky shuffles off this mortal coil. Victor is heartbroken, but his science teacher (Martin Landau) gives him an idea of how to jolt old Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all […]
October 21, 2019

Empowering Davie County Schools, Parents, Students and Businesses with Edge Factor!

By Jeanna Baxter White “I’m super excited you are all here today to learn about Edge Factor, an innovative online platform to educate and inspire the next generation workforce. This program is going to open the doors for our middle and high school students to discover and explore careers right here in Davie County,” Carolyn McManamy, director of Davie CONNECT, told plant and human resource managers during a luncheon hosted by Davie County Economic Development Commission (DCEDC), DavieCONNECT, and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce. Next month, Davie County Schools will begin rolling out the innovative workforce development tool which […]
October 16, 2019

Students Explore Local Career Options as Davie County Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2019

By Jeanna Baxter White To celebrate Manufacturing Day 2019, several local businesses and Davie County manufacturers provided a unique opportunity for all eighth-grade students in Davie County. On October 4th, students from Ellis, North Davie, and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations including DEX Heavy Duty Parts, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, Gildan, Ingersoll Rand, Pro Refrigeration, DCCC – Davie Campus, and WFBH-Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run. Other students from all three schools spent their tour-time experiencing many different facets of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. This was the third year Davie County has participated in National Manufacturing Day […]
October 13, 2019

Meet Your Future – Davie Campus Job Fair Coming October 16th in Mocksville!

By Jeanna Baxter White Did you know that there are great job opportunities available in your own backyard? Whether you are looking for your first job or ready for a career change, come out and meet your future as DCCC – The College of Davidson and Davie Counties, in partnership with Davie CONNECT and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, hosts a community-wide job fair on Wednesday, October 16th from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The job fair will be held at the Davie Campus at 1205 Salisbury Street, in the Community Building. This job fair is open to the […]
October 10, 2019

Tickets On Sale Now! ~The Fish Fry! ~ RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls

By Jeanna Baxter White RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls—also known as “The Bullhole”—will hold its 16th Annual Catfish Fry on Saturday, October 19th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Come to the big Margaret Woodson Picnic Shelter on the Rowan side of the park for the “the best catfish you’ve ever had!”. Enjoy a heaping plate of golden fried catfish, fries, hush puppies, dessert, and a cold drink,  for just $10! Those who buy tickets in advance eat first and there will be a separate take-out line. Special entertainment will be provided by Mona Jo and Friends!  Proceeds from this annual […]
October 2, 2019

The Oaks Festival in Mocksville! Saturday, October 12th – All Day Fun From 10 am til 8:30 PM!

By Jeanna Baxter White Enjoy a full day of free fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival on Saturday, October 12th, from 10 a.m.- 8:30  p.m. in historic downtown Mocksville. From 10- 5 p.m., dozens of vendors will feature unique handcrafted and gift items. There will be food vendors and lots of free kids’ activities. Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater will feature free live music from 12:30 – 8:30 p.m. Crafts, food, and the kids’ area will be set up along Main St. and run down Depot St. leading to Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater. Crafts, Christmas Specialties, and […]
September 27, 2019

Wine Tour Saturday, October 12th – Wine Down to Support United Way!

By Jeanna Baxter White Wine Down with the United Way on Saturday, October 12th, and enjoy a full day of wine tastings at Chestnut Trail, Lazy Elm, and RayLen vineyards while supporting the Davie County community. Hosted by the United Way of Davie County and Davie County Chamber of Commerce, this event will raise funds for the 2019 Annual Giving Campaign which supports the initiatives, programs, and services United Way provides to Davie County residents. Melinda Beauchamp, CEO of the United Way of Davie County, hopes to sell all 108 tickets and to fill two large buses with attendees. “That […]