May 23, 2016

Nourish Your Mind – Enjoy the Little Free Library at Rich Park in Mocksville

A trip to Rich Park nourishes the body and soul, and now the mind thanks to the Mocksville Woman’s Club. The club has placed a Little Free Library in front of the playground near Mocksville Elementary School that is also handicapped accessible courtesy of a sidewalk prepared by the town’s public works department. “On behalf of the Town of Mocksville, we are grateful to the Mocksville Woman’s Club for choosing Rich Park as the new home for the “Little Free Library”,  said Town Manager Christine Bralley. “This new addition is an opportunity to encourage reading while you experience nature and […]
May 19, 2016

Free Event This Saturday – Davie Medical Center Community Day!

Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center in Bermuda Run will be hosting a community day on Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m – 2 p.m, rain or shine. The free event has something for everyone, including plenty of food, music, car seat safety checks, health screenings, face painting, a balloon artist, giveaways and more. Fun for the Kids A bike rodeo will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Children should bring their own bicycles to the rodeo and each child will also be provided with a free helmet while supplies last. The Farmington and Smith Grove […]
May 18, 2016

Mackenzie Smith Service Dog Benefit – Event Postponed

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Please stop by Scarlett’s Unique Boutique in Mocksville and help make a difference in the life of a young member of our community, Mackenzie Smith, who suffers from juvenile diabetes. Mackenzie’s family and friends have been hard at work trying to raise $10,000 to provide her with a diabetic alert dog, and they have almost met their goal. From 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Scarlett’s Unique Boutique and Constant Creations Crafts and Gifts will be hosting a fundraiser for Mackenzie with a silent auction, numerous raffles for photography packages, baskets from numerous artisans in the […]
May 16, 2016

Classic “Cruise-In” Tonight in Mocksville!

Visit the beautiful and historic square in downtown Mocksville on Monday evening, May 16th for  “Cruise-In” presented by the Piedmont C.A.R.S. Association. ( Festivities begin at 5:30 and continue until dark. This event is the make-up cruise-in due to storms on May 2nd. 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 […]
May 10, 2016

Riveting Success at GESIPA® Fasteners USA -­ Expansion in Davie County Adds 16 Jobs

GESIPA® Fasteners USA, Inc., a German-based company which manufactures rivets and state-of-the-art riveting systems, is growing and expanding its Davie County operations, creating sixteen new manufacturing jobs in Mocksville. How to Apply In addition to expanding its facilities and adding jobs, GESIPA® Fasteners USA is also  transitioning to two shifts. According to Karen Creason, HR/Office Manager, the company has  hired a number of positions already this year and is actively seeking a plant electrician as well as  skilled machine operators. The company anticipates adding sixteen additional highly skilled, well-paying positions by the end of 2016. For information on how to […]
May 3, 2016

Once Just Passing Through, Now Part of the Community – Davie County Welcomes Shelba D. Johnson Trucking

After 30 years of traveling along NC Highway 64 through Davie County to pick up furniture from the Hickory/Lenoir area, Shelba D. Johnson Trucking, Inc., a leader in the furniture transportation and delivery industry, has opened a furniture distribution center in Mocksville. Another Vacant Building Back in Business – Hiring Now! This new warehouse/distribution center, in the former Baker Furniture Upholstery plant, a 168,820 square foot building located at 970 Milling Road in Mocksville, is an extension of the company’s Lexington distribution center. The company plans to bring 15 new jobs to Davie County, and is currently hiring eight general […]
April 30, 2016

Daniel Boone Family Festival, Saturday May 7, will Dish up Food, Fun, Music and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

Free Community Event! 10 AM to 8 PM On Saturday, May 7th, Historic Davie will host the Daniel Boone Family Festival in Historic Downtown Mocksville.  Featuring craftsmen, merchants, educational tours, historic reenactors, food, vendors, contests and live music, there’s something for everyone at the all-day event which kicks off at 10 AM. Retrace the Steps of Daniel Boone, the Revolutionary War, Historic Homes and More! Daniel Boone spent nearly 25 years in the Yadkin Valley area, and two of the three tours revolve around landmarks associated with the Boone clan. The big attraction for Boone buffs are the tours that […]
April 28, 2016

Peachtree Farmers Market Opens this Friday, April 29th!

Spring is in the air and the Davie County Farmers Markets are gearing up!   The Peachtree Farmers Markets Opens this Friday, April 29th The Peachtree Farmers Market will reopen on Friday, April 29, from 3:30-7 pm in the parking lot at Wake Forest Baptist Health Davie Medical Center in the Town of Bermuda Run. For more information, please call (336) 655-4399 or email Peachtree Farmers Market Vendors The Peachtree Farmers Market is growing and adding new producers for even more fresh, healthy and local products.   The following producers are among those who will attend this Friday. Yellow Bell […]
April 26, 2016

Counting our Lucky Stars in Davie County – SouthPoint Business Park Expanding!

Terry Bralley counts Davie County’s lucky stars every day; one of the brightest is its partnership with the Hollingsworth Companies. The Davie County Economic Development Commission and the Hollingsworth Companies have announced an agreement to expand the SouthPoint Business by an additional 80 acres. Phase II of the SouthPoint Business Park will add three lots to the park with 425,000 square feet to 750,000 square feet of additional industrial space. Only one building of 90,960 square feet is still available from Phase I of the project. “As the supply of quality, modern industrial buildings is dwindling in North Carolina, we […]