November 29, 2022

IGNITE DAVIE College Promise Attracts Statewide Attention 

IGNITE DAVIE College Promise is changing the trajectory for Davie County students by offering them the opportunity to continue their education and training at Davidson-Davie Community College (DDCC) without incurring debt. That inspiring commitment is attracting statewide attention. IGNITE DAVIE was recently detailed in an article by EdNC and will be featured on an episode of PBS North Carolina’s program ncIMPACT sometime early next year.  “IGNITE DAVIE is impacting the lives of our students and their families.  We are impacting the vitality of our community, the success of our employers, and the prosperity of our future generations!” said Carolyn McManamy, […]
November 23, 2022

Racing into the Holiday Season at the Mocksville Bed Races!

The Town of Mocksville raced into the Christmas season on November 18th with the 10th Annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race as 16 teams made a mad dash down Main Street.  The mood was festive as hundreds lined the street in eager anticipation. Race announcer Justin Blue kept the crowd cheering and in the holiday spirit with tricycle races, rock/paper/scissors contests, and partner wheelbarrow races. Throughout the evening, DJ Barry Rentz had folks dancing in the streets. “Once again, another terrific night for Mocksville! There were lots of creative beds and several new faces!” said Tami Langdon, community development […]
November 22, 2022

Save, Support, and Celebrate This Holiday Season! Shop Small Business Saturday, November 26th

There are only 33 shopping days left until Christmas, and your local merchants are ready to help you find that perfect gift for all of the special people on your list!  In celebration of Small Business Saturday on November 26th, many of our small businesses will be offering special sales, giveaways, refreshments, and extended hours. Check out the Davie Chamber’s Davie Deals page and your favorite business’s website or Facebook page to learn more.    Small Business Saturday is an American shopping holiday developed by American Express and held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving in the United States to remind people […]
November 11, 2022

Christmas is Coming to Davie County! Get Ready Now for These Fun-Filled Activities!

Christmas is fast approaching, and Davie County has a wealth of fabulous activities guaranteed to make your holiday a little more merry and bright!  Bring on the Bling – Christmas Earring Wine & DIY at Cognition November 17 Add a festive flair to your holiday outfits. Grab a friend and get in the spirit by making Christmas earrings! You can keep them for yourself or give them as a gift! You bring the wine, and Cognition will supply the cups. Open to adults 21+ Thursday, November 17, from 6-8 p.m. Register HERE. Boutique Bonanza – Support Local & Shop Pink […]
November 1, 2022

Veterans Day 2022

Veterans and community members are invited to Lambert Funeral Home’s Chapel for a special Veterans Day program on Friday, November 11, 2022, at 11 a.m. This program is an opportunity for our community to honor and recognize Veterans for their selfless service to our great nation. Hear from special guest speaker, US Navy Reservist Jeremy Gupton, who has served for 15 years and currently holds the rank Chief, E-7. There will be patriotic music, as well as the presentation of colors by our local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America. “This program was born out of the care and […]
October 31, 2022

Vote for Smart Start of Davie County to Win $10,000 in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards!

A minute of your time could change a child’s life! Smart Start of Davie County is excited to announce that it is in the running with eight other local nonprofit organizations to win a $10,000 award in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards. Smart Start of Davie County is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that serves to ensure that young children enter kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed in school and beyond. Since opening its doors in November of 1997, Smart Start has reached over 1,000 children a year through its various programs. “Our Mission is to connect the community through programs […]
October 23, 2022

Get Local Emergency Alerts Sent Right to Your Phone! Sign up for Hyper-Reach Today!

Dangerous weather, environmental hazards, criminal activity, and missing persons – signing up for Davie County’s Hyper-Reach notification system will help ensure that you are aware of situations affecting your neighborhood.  Thousands of public safety agencies across the US use telephone-based mass notification systems to warn citizens about local emergencies, hazards, and other threats. Davie County launched Hyper-Reach in July to help bring this same life-saving capability to this area.  The emergency alert system provides rapid notification of hazardous and urgent situations using a mix of telephone calls, text and email messages, and TTY/TDD service for the hearing impaired. The system […]
October 21, 2022

Race Your Way to Health: Sign Up Now for Superhero Sprint & Main Street 5K

Register now for the Main Street Mocksville Superhero Sprint and Main Street 5K coming up on November 11th and 12th. These action-packed events will allow kids and adults alike to get up, get out, and get moving together! The Superhero Sprint To kick off the weekend, the Superhero Sprint will be held on Friday, November 11th, at 142 N. Main Street. Kids aged 2 to 12 will have the opportunity to don their own superhero costumes and sprint to the finish line! The race runs the length of Main Street and is approximately 0.25 miles long. Packet pick-up starts at […]
October 17, 2022
Family Promise Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge Fundraiser

Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge Raises Awareness of Family Homelessness

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 22, 2022. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that raises awareness for families experiencing homelessness. Family Promise of Davie County along with 200+ other Affiliates nationwide will be participating in the event. Night Without a Bed participants are asked to sleep anywhere without a bed for one night: cars, a tent, a treehouse, living room floor, a couch, etc., and use […]