June 29, 2022
(L to R) Suzanne Lakey, owner of The Station and Southern Ties Boutique, and Skyline Bank Manager Dottie Graham discuss plans for the Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC).

Mocksville Business Leaders Form Collaborative to Promote Downtown Growth

Everyone in Downtown Mocksville knows that increasing foot traffic is good for business. Business leaders have established the Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC) to “promote and increase public exposure of Downtown Mocksville through communication and marketing of the downtown business community.” Dottie Graham, branch manager of Skyline National Bank, serves as president; Suzanne Lakey, owner of Southern Ties Boutique and The Station General Store and Taproom, as vice-president; Stephanie Shoffner, owner of Lydia Jaynes, is treasurer; and Haley Pulliam, owner of Ma and Me Accessories is secretary. The group meets once a month to brainstorm ideas to increase foot traffic and […]
January 12, 2022

2022 Mocksville Tourism Grant Cycle Now Open!

Do you have an idea for a project or event that would attract visitors to Mocksville but need funding assistance to make it happen? The Mocksville Tourism Development Authority (MTDA) is currently accepting grant proposals from both non-profit and for-profit organizations for special projects and events that are designed to attract visitors to our community.  “If your event encourages folks to come to Downtown and Davie County, share your idea and see if we can assist with some financial support. We want more visitors as well as our local citizens to enjoy this Town and all we have to offer,” […]
December 7, 2021

New Partnership Enhances Davie County’s Spec Building Program

Although their facilities won’t be completed for months, Davie County’s new industry partners now have access to temporary office space thanks to a partnership between the Davie County Economic Development Commission (DCEDC) and Davidson-Davie Community College.  The hallmark of Davie County’s economic development success has long been its spec building program. For more than 20 years, companies have jumped at the chance to purchase or lease a building shell that is ready to be upfitted to their specifications. However, their challenge has been finding a place to conduct interviews, training, or meetings in the meantime.   The solution is the serendipitous […]
December 3, 2021

Downtown Mocksville Merchants Awarded Main Street Makeover Grants

Small businesses are the lifeblood of any community. On Tuesday, eleven Downtown Mocksville merchants received over $22,000 in Main Street Makeover micro-grants designed to help them not only survive, but  thrive through COVID. The funds were awarded through the Duke Energy Foundation’s Hometown Revitalization grant program which was established to help local businesses across North Carolina – from restaurants to retailers – adapt to the unprecedented challenges caused by the pandemic. Davie County was one of 30 communities selected to receive a $25,000 grant through a partnership with the Davie Community Foundation, Davie Chamber of Commerce, and Community Development Coordinator from the Town of Mocksville. […]
November 3, 2021

Register Now for iSHOP Davie Days!

Become a virtual vendor as the Davie County Chamber of Commerce presents iSHOP Davie Days, a virtual event supporting local businesses in celebration of Small Business Saturday.   “This year, it’s more important than ever to shine a light on our small businesses leading up to the Holidays,” said Caroline Moser, president of the Davie County Chamber of Commerce. “Help us celebrate Small Business Saturday with an entire week showcasing local spots in Davie! This includes restaurants, boutiques, vineyards… Everyone!!!”  Showcasing Davie Businesses Throughout the week of November 22- 26, the Davie Chamber will feature different vendors each day on its […]
November 25, 2020

Business and Humanitarian Award Nominations Open

Seeking Nominations for E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award & Business of the Year: Deadline Monday, November 30 The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2020 E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award and the 2020 Business of the Year Award which will be presented The award will be presented at the State of Davie & Chamber Annual Meeting to be held in early Spring 2021 at WinMock at Kinderton. Do you know an unsung hero, someone who goes above and beyond to make our community a better place to live? Nominate them now for the 2020 E.C Tatum Humanitarian Award. […]
October 12, 2020
The Count on ME NC Program and Restaurant door that says open

Count on Me NC Program Protects Our Community

Count on Me NC “We’re all in this together,” says Davie County Chamber of Commerce President Caroline Moser. “As North Carolina’s restaurants, hotels, attractions, and shops reopen, we all have a role to play to keep one another safe and healthy.” She encourages all area businesses to participate in Count on Me NC, a public health initiative that empowers guests and businesses to help keep everyone safe from COVID-19. “Participating in Count on Me NC gives our patrons an added level of confidence in knowing that we are serious about protecting their health and well-being. It benefits our businesses and […]
June 25, 2020

The Suite Place on Main Opens in Mocksville

A unique new place to stay in Mocksville celebrated its grand opening on June 22nd with an equally unique virtual ribbon-cutting hosted by the Davie County Chamber of Commerce.  Owner Chuck Taylor provided a walkthrough of The Suite Place on Main, a charming guest house at 472 N. Main Street via Facebook Live.  “We are grateful that Facebook Live is available in the COVID19 era.  We were able to have a far greater reach than we could have had with a traditional open house,” said Chuck. “We would not have been able to fit the 120 people who attended the […]
June 22, 2020

Davie Could Miss Out On Millions of Dollars

Help Davie County Receive its Share of Federal Funding  Did you know that the U.S. Treasury Department used 2010 census data to divvy out $150 billion in CARES Act coronavirus relief? The 2020 Census is in full swing and it’s essential that everyone in Davie County is counted so that we get our full share of future funding.   “Adequate funding is a desperate need of every municipality in the country,” said Mocksville Town Manager Matt Settlemyer.  “These dollars will support a multitude of programs including economic development, recreation,  hurricane relief, and highway planning and construction for the next decade.”  “Basically, […]