October 29, 2023

New Community Pavilion Takes Shape in the Heart of East Depot/Mill Street Neighborhood

Exciting developments are on the horizon for the East Depot/Mill Street Community in Mocksville, promising a safe haven for local students waiting for the school bus and a welcoming spot for neighborhood gatherings. The Heritage Alliance Project (HAP) and the Town of Mocksville recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a new community pavilion at the corner of East Depot and Pine Streets. In her address to the attendees, HAP President Tamela Tatum shared the significance of this moment, acknowledging the hurdles that had to be overcome. “This special day has been a long time coming for all of us. We had […]
October 25, 2023

Davie County Seeking Your Input!

Davie County Recreation and Parks (DCRP) and Davie County Senior Services are both conducting surveys to determine what you, Davie County’s residents, would like to see in the future. It will only take a few minutes, and your input is invaluable. The deadlines are fast approaching, so please respond today!  Citizen Feedback Crucial for Recreation and Parks Comprehensive Master Plan Update Davie County Recreation and Parks (DCRP) is conducting a Community Survey to help establish priorities for future improvements and development of parks, trails, water and land-based recreation facilities and services within the County. The survey is a component of […]
October 16, 2023

Family Promise’s “Night Without a Bed 2023” Shines Light on Family Homelessness Crisis

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 21st. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that raises awareness for families experiencing homelessness. Family Promise of Davie County, along with 200+ other affiliates nationwide, will be participating in the event. Night Without a Bed caps off Family Promise Week, an annual week-long event that raises awareness about family homelessness and celebrates Family Promise’s commitment to ending the crisis. Participants are […]
October 10, 2023

Embrace a Healthier Lifestyle: Join the Superhero Sprint & Main Street 5K!

Get ready for an exciting fitness extravaganza – the Main Street Mocksville Superhero Sprint and Main Street 5K are just around the corner on Saturday, October 28th. These thrilling events are perfect for participants of all ages, encouraging everyone to step outdoors, get active, and have a blast together! The Superhero Sprint Kickstart your morning at 9 a.m. at 185 N. Main Street (The Station) with the Superhero Sprint! This high-energy race is tailored for kids aged 2 to 12. Let your young superheroes don their capes and dash towards victory along the Main Street route, covering approximately 100 yards. […]
October 6, 2023

Have a Frightfully Delightful Time: Celebrate Halloween in Davie County

Why limit the ghoulish good times to only one day? Davie County spooktacular Halloween activities for all ages run Friday, October 6 – Tuesday, October 31st!  Watch It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown at Koren Farms on October 6 & 7 Head to Koren Farms for the Night of the Great Pumpkin on Friday, October 6, and Saturday, October 7. Arrive early to enjoy yard games, meet the alpaca, and jump on board a hayride before the movie, which starts at 7:45. Bring a blanket to have an evening by the fire while It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown plays […]
October 6, 2023

Jennifer Evens Assumes Role as Mocksville’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Bright and early on Monday morning, Jennifer Evens stepped into her new role as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the Town of Mocksville. Having spent the past several months shadowing her predecessor, the recently retired Tami Langdon, Evens is poised to make a significant impact in her new position. Not every incoming hire gets the unique opportunity to receive guidance from their predecessor, and Evens is sincerely appreciative of the knowledge and insights she gained from Langdon. “Working alongside Tami has been an absolute delight! She has been an invaluable mentor, teaching me to approach challenges with humor, how […]
October 2, 2023

Limited Edition All-America County T–Shirts Available Now!

In June, Davie County was one of 10 communities across the country to receive the prestigious All-America City/County award from the National Civic League. You can show your pride by wearing a limited edition Davie County All-America County t-shirt!   You asked, and we’ve answered! When the All-America delegation returned home from Denver, numerous people asked about purchasing one of their “We Are Davie” team t-shirts. Although those shirts were created for the competition team,  Davie High Drafting Instructor Will Marrs has designed a special All-America County t-shirt for the entire community as a fundraiser for the four youth programs featured […]
September 27, 2023

IGNITE DAVIE: Fueling Career Ambitions Through Education

Despite enduring a particularly grueling 24-hour shift, Ashley Lipscomb, a dedicated paramedic at Davie County EMS, can’t fathom pursuing any other profession. “I’m an adrenaline junkie, so I thrive on the lights, sirens, and running emergency calls,” she declared with an infectious grin. “Having to think fast to develop a treatment plan fires all of your brain cells; it’s exhilarating.” IGNITE DAVIE: An Educational Spark Igniting Success Lipscomb graduated from Davie High in 2021 and immediately went to work for Davie County EMS as a part-time EMT. Recently, she took a significant step forward in her career by obtaining an […]
September 19, 2023

Help Write History: Mocksville Rotary Club to Host Mockfest this Friday to Support Final Push to Eradicate Polio

We are at a pivotal moment in the fight against polio, and you have the chance to be a part of history! Only once in the history of our world has a disease been completely wiped out: smallpox in 1980. Today, polio stands on the brink of eradication, and it could happen within the next year with your help!  Rotary Clubs worldwide are uniting to raise funds for the final push to eradicate polio once and for all. On Friday, September 22nd, The Mocksville Rotary Club will host Mockfest in the parking lot beside Swicegood Auction in Downtown Mocksville. The […]