August 6, 2012

Professional Summer Stock Theatre Coming to Davie County!

Davie County and the Piedmont Triad is getting its first professional summer stock theatre company in decades.  Broadway’s Best Theatre Company of NC has announced plans to open a 250 seat theatre in the former ACE Hardware facility located at the intersection of Farmington Road and I-40 in Davie County.  The company plans to begin performances next year for the summer of 2013. New 250 Seat Theatre The theatre will be located just off I-40 and Farmington Road at 103 Beechtree Place in the former Ace Hardware building. The 6,000 square foot facility will be upgraded with new AC and […]
July 31, 2012

A Winning Formula for Business Success!

90% of all companies seeking a new location are looking for an existing building to move into.  Davie County has high quality class A building inventory in the right location.  This is an advantage that every small community and every economic developer would love to have. While some communities have taken public funds to compete with other developers, Davie County has taken the opposite approach of supporting private sector efforts and partnering with private developers rather than competing with them. SouthPoint Business Park, located just north of Interstate 40 on US highway 601 is an example of this approach.  Owned […]
July 9, 2012

Help Wanted ~ CPP Global to host Job Fair in Davie County

CPP Global will host an open job fair from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 in Mocksville.  CPP Global is located at 111 CPP Global Drive (formerly Kaydon drive) in Mocksville. CPP Global, a manufacturer of packaging products for the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries, is opening a new manufacturing plant in Mocksville.  They are investing $5.3 million and creating 140 new manufacturing jobs. Salaries will vary by job function, but the average annual wage for the new jobs will be $39,183 plus benefits. CPP Global manufactures some of the world’s most recognized brands   Additional Resources: […]
June 25, 2012

Help Wanted in Davie County! ~ Ashley Furniture Hiring Begins

The fastest growing furniture retailer in the world moves quickly.  Just a few short weeks after announcing their plans to locate a new manufacturing and distribution center in Advance, North Carolina, Ashley Furniture posted job openings for their new $80 million, 3.2 million square foot manufacturing and distribution facility in Advance, North Carolina which will eventually employ at least 550 people. Help Wanted The following Ashley Furniture job listings were posted Friday, June 22, on the Davie County Jobs listing page.  The first round of jobs is focused on logistics, warehouse and distribution operations with manufacturing jobs coming later. Warehouse […]
June 12, 2012

Breathing New Life into the Historic 600,000 square-foot Mill in Cooleemee

Hard work, big dreams and innovative thinking have begun to breathe new life into the 600,000 square-foot cotton mill which has been standing idle in Cooleemee since 1969.  The Cooleemee mill was once the most powerful economic engine in Davie County, North Carolina.  After opening in 1901, the mill employed almost 2,000 people at its peak until it was closed in 1969. New Life for Cooleemee Mill! On Friday, June 6th, 2012 the town announced grants totaling $270,000 which will be used as seed money for the restoration and redevelopment of the historic mill into a mixed-use facility with shops, […]
June 6, 2012

Hospital Construction Begins!

Bulldozers, backhoes and pan graders are clearing the 88-acre Wake Forest Baptist Health—West Campus in Davie County site on Hwy 801 at Interstate 40 near the Yadkin River. Full resolution copies of the images above may be found at your Davie County Flickr Photostream Hundreds of Construction Jobs & Local Subcontractor Opportunities Rodgers Builders, Inc. of Charlotte is the general contractor for phase one of the medical center. Rodgers has constructed buildings for more than 40 hospitals in the southeast.  Rodgers will provide opportunities for subcontractors in Davie and adjoining counties to participate in the project. The total cost of […]
June 4, 2012

Ingersoll Rand Adding 60 Jobs in Davie County!

Governor Bev Perdue was in Mocksville today to announce that Ingersoll Rand will expand its operations in Davie County.  The company plans to create 60 jobs and invest nearly $22 million over the next three years in Mocksville. Salaries will vary by job function, but the average annual wage for the new jobs will be $35,230. The Davie County average annual wage is $28,808. “Our highly skilled workforce is vital to attracting advanced manufacturers like Ingersoll Rand,” said Governor Perdue. “Investing in education and customized job training programs will maintain our state’s top notch business climate.” Where the Jobs Are […]
May 29, 2012

Sounds of Summer 2012 Coming to WinMock on Friday, June 1st

Don’t Miss it! Davie Community Foundation’s signature event – Sounds of Summer — is coming HOME to Davie County at WinMock at Kinderton on Friday, June 1, 2012. The event features beach music by the Craig Woolard Band on the east terrace, Jazz by the Matt Kendrick Quartet in the loft, heavy hors d’oeuvres (carved filet of beef and turkey with rolls, salmon, shrimp, oysters Rockefeller, and more), Raylen wines, beer, dessert shooters and coffee as well as silent and live auctions. This year, the live auction will be hosted by Cameron Kent of WXII 12. This fun-filled evening will […]
May 23, 2012

Register Now for Summer STEM Camp! Davie County Schools, DCCC & PPG Industries Partnership Brings STEM Education Opportunity to Elementary Grade Students

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math ~ a Bridge to the Future! An exciting summer learning experience is available for rising 4th through 8th grade students from Davidson and Davie County schools.  DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties is hosting a summer STEM camp from July 16th to July 20th. Preparing the innovative Designers of Tomorrow During this week-long summer STEM camp, students will participate in fun and interactive projects that will introduce important concepts of science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on activities. These activities, designed by Davie County teachers and staff, will include robotic programming using […]