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 […]
September 18, 2023

Exploring Real-World Connections: Teachers Embark on Externships to Bridge Education and Industry

Knowledge is power, especially in education. This summer, eight dedicated educators from Davie County Schools assumed the roles of students themselves, embarking on an enlightening journey through local businesses. Their mission? To deepen their understanding of the skills demanded by employers to better equip their students for meaningful careers, contributing to the growth of the local industry. Over the course of a four-day externship, these educators had the privilege of touring prominent local enterprises such as Ashley Furniture, Avgol, DFA US, DEX Heavy Duty Parts, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, Fuller Welding & Fabricators, Gildan, Pro Refrigeration, Inc., and Sportsfield Specialties. This […]
September 14, 2023

Family Fun Extravaganza – COGNITION Carnival and Touch-A-Truck Event on Saturday, September 30th!

Searching for some fantastic family fun? Your quest ends here with COGNITION’s Carnival and Touch-A-Truck event happening Saturday, September 30th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the heart of Downtown Mocksville. This event offers families an incredible chance to experience some of the fun and engaging activities COGNITION has in store throughout the year. “We are proud to announce that this year’s Touch-A-Truck event will be in partnership with Nickelodeon and the Association of Children’s Museum’s Worldwide Day of Play! Our World: Worldwide Day of Play is part of Nickelodeon’s Our World global initiative to inspire kids and provide […]
September 12, 2023

Tami Langdon: A Legacy of Dedication and Community Building in Mocksville

One of Mocksville’s most dedicated champions is retiring. Tami Langdon has been a fixture in downtown Mocksville for over 25 years, serving as a volunteer, a business owner, and, most recently, as the Town’s community development coordinator. On October 1st, she will be stepping away from her position and returning to life as a resident. But that doesn’t mean she’s planning to slow down. When asked about her retirement plans, she eagerly shared her thoughts: “I’m going to spend time with my three very humorous grandkids. They are teenagers now and understand my personality well and really understand my sarcasm. […]
September 11, 2023

CANCELLED! Free Family Event! Oaks Festival ~Saturday, October 14th, 10-7:30 ~ Downtown Mocksville

This event has been canceled due to weather. Join us for a fantastic day of family-friendly fun at the annual Oaks Festival in historic downtown Mocksville on Saturday, October 14th, from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. There’s something for everyone, including handcrafted treasures, art, delicious food vendors, free fun-filled activities for kids, and live concerts throughout the day. The heart of the action will be on Main Street, stretching down West Depot Street, leading to the entertainment area and outdoor stage. Discover Unique Goods and Christmas Specialties for Sale Kickstart your holiday shopping or treat yourself to something special as […]
September 7, 2023

Summer Beach Days Free Concert Downtown Mocksville – Saturday, September 23rd

Celebrate the end of summer at the Summer Beach Days event in the heart of Downtown Mocksville! Join us for a fantastic evening of live music and fun on Saturday, September 23rd, from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. right on West Depot Street. And the best part? It’s all FREE! Experience the Groove First up, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, we’re bringing you Phatt City, a legendary 9-piece band that has been making waves since the 70s. Founded by high school band directors, this marks their 51st year, and you’ll be tapping your toes to their mix of Beach, […]
September 6, 2023

Family Promise of Davie County Receives $40,000 SECU Grant

Family Promise of Davie County has been awarded a $40,000 capacity-building grant from the North Carolina State Employee Credit Union (SECU) Foundation.  “The needs of families experiencing housing crises continue to rise in our community. Our Board of Trustees and staff are always looking at how we can grow and better serve Davie County. We are so excited about this SECU Foundation grant because it is giving us the opportunity to build capacity and plan for future program expansion.” Lisa Reynolds, executive director of Family Promise of Davie County. The funding was part of the Foundation’s Mission Development Grant (MDG) […]