March 10, 2021
Two girls drink cool clean drinking water from glasses in their homy kitchen.

Davie County Receives Funding Award for Water Treatment Services in Cooleemee and Mocksville

On Tuesday, February 23, Davie County was notified that it had been selected to receive more than $21 million in funding to expand its Cooleemee Water Treatment Plant, which will replace Mocksville’s Hugh A. Lagle Water Treatment Plant and promote regional cooperation in public services.  The funds for this project were approved at the State Water Infrastructure Authority’s meeting on February 10. The State Water Infrastructure Authority is an independent body with primary responsibility for awarding federal and state funding for water and wastewater infrastructure projects.  The funding was made available through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan program, […]
February 26, 2021
FabworX Chooses Mocksville for Its US Headquarters

FabworX Chooses Mocksville for Its US Headquarters

Have you ever wished to convert your vehicle into a comfortable place to sleep on the road? FabworX, a UK company opening its US headquarters in Mocksville in March, can help make that dream a reality.    For the past four years, the company’s 15 employees have manufactured a complete line of car/van seats that convert into beds at a 10,000 sq ft. facility in Chesterfield, UK. Its new facility at 195 Ken Dwiggins Drive will triple its production space.   Liam Mullen, FabworX founder/managing director, is now hiring skilled metal fabricators, assembly technicians, and skilled upholstery/machining/auto trimmer specialists and hopes to […]
February 4, 2021

Mocksville’s Mural Attracts Positive Attention

Mocksville’s downtown mural is accomplishing what it was commissioned to do — attract attention to downtown Mocksville. “The Running of the Horses” became an official Pokestop in the “Pokémon GO” mobile game in December. This month it is featured in the February issue of The Destination Magazine. “Destination is a monthly publication with over 4.5 million readers annually. That is quite an IMPACT!,” said Mocksville Community Development Coordinator Tami Langdon. “With that in mind, the story will attract this audience to read the history of this small Town PLUS enjoy the artistic flair of this mural.  Hopefully, this mural and […]
February 2, 2021
Davie County virtual job fair for Davie Connect, Davie COunty Economic Commission and DavieWorks

Virtual Job Fair Offers More Than 50 Job Opportunities

Looking for a job? Look no further than Davie County. The NC Triad: Virtual Get Hired Event is for anyone looking for a new job or who would like to upgrade their life with a new, meaningful career. Davie CONNECT, the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, and Davie County Economic Development Commission have partnered with the Piedmont Trial Workforce Development Board/PTRC to host this FREE virtual hiring event on February 10th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Many of our Davie County employers are hiring right now and have several positions to fill.  A virtual job fair provides a great […]
January 18, 2021
Despite a little rain, both recipients and staff stayed dry thanks to shelters provided for use free of charge by Special Event Services

Davie County Vaccination Clinics Can Now Run Rain or Shine Thanks to Special Event Services

Over 1,000 Davie County residents are one step closer to COVID-19 immunity following a drive-thru vaccination clinic at Davie County Community Park on Friday, January 15, 2021. Despite a little rain, both recipients and staff stayed dry thanks to shelters provided for use free of charge by Special Event Services (SES).  SES, which dedicated its new headquarters in Mocksville in October, is an industry leader in audio, lighting, video, design, staging, and live event production for businesses, religious organizations, and major recording artists. With live events on hold because of the pandemic, the company offered to build two drive-through shelters […]
October 28, 2020
(From L-R) USDA Rural Development State Director Robert Hosford, U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry, U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx, Yadtel CEO Mitzie Branon, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand, North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler, and U.S. Rep. Ted Budd.

Yadtel Receives $2.3 Million Grant to Expand Broadband

“Access to high-speed internet is a cornerstone of prosperity, and unfortunately, many of America’s rural communities lack access to this critical infrastructure….Connecting America’s rural communities to this essential infrastructure is one of the USDA’s top priorities because we know that when rural America thrives, all of America thrives,” United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand said during a grant award ceremony at Yadkin Valley Telephone Membership Corporation headquarters in Yadkinville on Monday.  USDA ReConnect Program Yadtel Telecom received a $2.3 million ReConnect Program grant from the USDA to deploy a fiber-to-the-premises network to […]
October 21, 2020

Global Production Powerhouse, Special Event Services Dedicates New Headquarters in Mocksville

Davie County Economic Development Commission Welcomes SES Davie County officially entered the glitz and glam world of show business this month as Special Event Services (SES) dedicated its new headquarters in Mocksville.   Founded in 1986 by Jim Brammer and Jeff Cranfill in Brammer’s Winston-Salem garage, SES is an industry leader in audio, lighting, video, design, staging, and live event production for businesses, religious organizations, and major recording artists.  SES counts 18 Grammy-Award winning artists among its clients. It worked on 46 tours and more than 850 shows in 2019 that entertained more than 7.25 million attendees. The company’s star-studded line-up […]
October 15, 2020

Final Census Count Due Today

Today is the final day to be counted! If you have not already done so, please take 10 minutes today to make a difference for our community! Despite a two-week 2020 Census extension, North Carolina is still below our 2010 self-response rate of 64.8% and our rate is far below the national average. North Carolina is currently ranked 36 out of 50 states and D.C. for the self-response rate. This low self-response rate puts North Carolina at an increased risk of an undercount, jeopardizing our fair share of federal dollars for the next decade. Although ranked fourth in the state, […]
October 1, 2020

Ingersoll Rand Continues Investing In And Empowering Employees

Ingersoll Rand Awards $150 Million Equity Grant to Global Workforce; Grant Value Equal to 20% of An Employee’s Annual Base Cash Compensation* Granting Ownership to all Employees Highlights Company Purpose “ Lean on Us to Help You Make Life Better ” and Core Value of “We Think and Act Like Owners” DAVIDSON, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE: IR), a global provider of mission-critical flow creation and industrial solutions, celebrated its $150 million equity grant to nearly 16,000 employees worldwide with a virtual ringing of The Opening Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). “This is a $150 million […]