March 27, 2023

The State of Davie and Annual Chamber Meeting Combine to Recognize Leadership

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce and Davie County Economic Development Commission presented the State of Davie & 53rd Annual Chamber Meeting on Thursday, March 23rd, at WinMock in Bermuda Run.  The meeting was a sold-out event with 210 community and business leaders in attendance to hear about the “state of Davie” and to honor the recipients of the Chamber’s signature awards:  E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award, Business of the Year, and Chamber Ambassador of the Year.  Bermuda Run Mayor Rick Cross welcomed attendees to Bermuda Run. Then Chamber President Caroline Moser opened the meeting by saying, “Today is a huge […]
March 24, 2023

Liberty Sheds Celebrates Office Expansion with Ribbon Cutting

Liberty Sheds (formerly Liberty Storage Solutions), which designs and manufactures everything from simple storage buildings to elaborate buildings their customers turn into man-caves, chic she-sheds, and even tiny houses, celebrated the first phase of its expansion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its office building at 205 Liberty Lifestyle Drive on March 17, 2023.   From its humble beginnings in a 40 X 40 barn in Rowan County, the company outgrew its 40,000-square-foot manufacturing facility at 163 Industrial Boulevard in Mocksville and purchased 55 acres nearby to add additional office and manufacturing space. Last May, Liberty Sheds broke ground on an 85,000 […]
March 24, 2023

Spring Fling in Downtown Mocksville This Saturday

Get ready for a delightful afternoon in downtown Mocksville. The Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC) is hosting the Downtown Mocksville Spring Fling this Saturday, March 24th, from 1 – 4 p.m.  Featuring dozens of  vendors, young entrepreneurs, food trucks, kids’ activities, and live music, there will be something for everyone to enjoy! This event will be held rain or shine.  “We want to invite the community to come out and welcome spring. Everyone is tired of winter, so this is an opportunity to get out and enjoy those spring vibes,” said DMC Vice-President Suzanne Lakey. “Our goal is to create events […]
March 14, 2023

Town of Mocksville Kicks off 2023-2024 Budget Process

Recognizing that a goal without a plan is just a wish, the Mocksville Town Board held its first budget retreat incorporating the Town’s 2022 Strategic Plan this month at Davidson-Davie Community College. The half-day meeting allowed the board and staff to discuss the challenges and needs facing the town during the coming year and to look at the big picture before making specific decisions about allocating resources.  Town Board members listened to presentations by the town manager, economic development, the town’s engineer, and the heads of each department. Each department provided a progress report toward its strategic goals and shared […]
February 24, 2023
Children play on new equipment at Cooleemee Park

Cooleemee Park Gets New Playground Equipment

With a new playset and fresh mulch, Cooleemee Park is getting a facelift. The playset, purchased with a grant from Davie County Recreation & Parks, replaces an outdated wooden structure and features a slide, bridge, swings, and a climbing section.  “We hope that all the kids really enjoy this new playset,” said Town Clerk Aaron Thies, thanking Recreation & Parks for the grant that made it possible. He also expressed his gratitude to Hendrix Manufacturing of Woodleaf for donating the mulch, which has beautified the park, and Willard’s Grading for fixing the driveway, grading, and spreading the mulch.  Stay Tuned for More! […]
February 24, 2023
Jackie Wilson: The Legend March 25, 2023 7:30pm

“Jackie Wilson; The Legend Continues” at the Brock

The legend lives on. Bobby Brooks Wilson, the son of R&B/Soul singer Jackie Wilson, will perform the music made famous by his father as well as his own original tunes as the Davie County Arts Council presents “Jackie Wilson; The Legend Continues” on Saturday, March 25th at  7:30 p.m.  This concert is part of the Seasons of Applause series at the Brock Performing Arts Center, located at 622 N. Main St. in Mocksville. Tickets are on sale now! Jackie Wilson’s Legacy Lives on Bobby has the same amazing traits and talents as his father, and many say Jackie Wilson’s legacy […]
February 18, 2023

Community Foundation Seeks Chief Operating Officer

For 35 years, The Davie Community Foundation has improved the quality of life in Davie County by partnering with donors, funders, and other community collaborators to achieve high-impact philanthropy, supporting nonprofit organizations that address our community’s needs and opportunities, and convening people to learn, share ideas, and develop solutions for the future.  To prepare for continued growth and increased community impact and to create a plan of succession, the Foundation has begun the search for a  chief operating officer (COO).  “The Foundation is excited to have the ability to hire a COO to spend time with me before I retire,” […]
February 17, 2023

Amarr Recognized by N.C. Department of Labor

Amarr, one of the world’s leading brands in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of sectional doors for both residential and commercial markets, has been accepted into the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) by the N.C. Department of Labor. The SHARP Program recognizes small and mid-size employers that have established, implemented, and maintained exceptional workplace safety standards. Out of over 200,000 businesses in North Carolina, only 171 are currently SHARP certified, and Amarr is the only facility recognized within Davie County. How Amarr Earned Acceptance Into the Elite SHARP Program “This certification is a pretty elite thing, and we […]
February 2, 2023

Local Entrepreneurs & Investors Spurring Growth Together

Do you have an idea for an exciting new business but need the tools to proceed? Or do you own a small business that has quit growing and you need help figuring out why? Venture Davie is for you!  Venture Davie is a collaboration between the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, Davie Community Foundation, and Davidson-Davie Community College Small Business Center to spur business development within Davie County, NC. Davie County Businesses Will Gain Tools Venture Davie’s three-month accelerated program will give selected participants tools to create a solid foundation for a successful business – from business plan to ribbon […]