April 2, 2021

KidsFest 2021 is Coming With FREE Educational Activities for Young Children!

KidsFest will be held as a drive-thru event on Saturday, April 10, 2021, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville. There will be family resources, activity kits, and lots of fun! This free community event is sponsored by Smart Start of Davie County in conjunction with Davie County Recreation and Parks and Davie Family YMCA and will occur rain or shine. The goal of KidsFest is to provide a fun day of learning for children and to raise awareness for the services and activities available to families of young children in Davie […]
March 31, 2021

Praise for the Mocksville Parks and Grounds Department

Nestled in the middle of Mocksville is an oasis of beauty. Lush green lawns, tree-lined trails, well-equipped playgrounds, and manicured ballfields make Rich Park a delightful place to spend an hour or an entire day.   “Rich Park is a fun place for the family and kids to come out and have a good time from walking the trails to playing on the playgrounds, having a picnic, or catching a baseball game,” said Rustin Harpe, director of Mocksville’s Parks and Grounds Department.  He should know. He has been maintaining the park for the past 14 years and takes its appearance seriously. […]
March 25, 2021

Further Easing of Restrictions on Businesses and Gatherings Effective Friday – Vaccination Rates Play Key Role

Beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 24th, some places in North Carolina will be able to open at 100% capacity, including museums, aquariums, retail businesses, and salons. During a COVID update on Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper also announced that restaurants, breweries, wineries, amusement parks, gyms, and other recreation establishments will be able to have up to 75% capacity indoors and 100% outdoors. Additionally, as part of Executive Order 204, bars, conference centers, sports and entertainment arenas, and reception venues will be allowed to increase capacity up to 50% indoors and outdoors. Also on Friday, the state will fully lift […]
March 17, 2021
Love heart between two house wood model for stay at home for healthy community together concept.

LIEAP and CIP Programs Offered in Davie County

The Davie County Health and Human Services Division of Social Services has Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) funds available to the public, these funds are available until the end of March. What is the Low Income Energy Assistance Program?The Low Income Energy Assistance Program gives families a one-time vendor payment to help pay their heating bills. Who is eligible for the LIEAP?Families that meet all of the following:1. Households must meet an income test.2. Household must be responsible for its heating bills.3. Household cannot have resources over $2,250.004. The household must include a U.S. citizen or an eligible alien. 5. Priority in eligibility is given to disabled persons receiving services […]
February 19, 2021
Davie County Public Library Survey

Make Your Needs Known: Complete the Davie County Public Library Survey Today!

The Davie County Public Library wants to know what you want and need from your library.  In order to find out, the library has created a comprehensive survey designed to understand what is important to you on a daily basis. It will gather detailed information on how the library can best serve you and the community in general. The survey is the first step toward a five-year strategic plan that will guide the library in meeting the needs of our rapidly evolving and growing community. The survey should take approximately 15 minutes to complete. As an incentive for your participation […]
February 9, 2021
Davie County Celebrates Black History Month

Davie County Celebrates Black History Month

In 1976, President Carter officially recognized Black History Month, calling upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”* In celebration of those accomplishments, Davie County Senior Services and the Dorothy Graham family will co-sponsor the annual Black History Month program. This year’s program is  titled “1619 to 1865: Our Journeys, Our Songs.”  Speaker, Alice Brown, and soloist, John Quincy Steele, Jr. will be headlining this year’s two-part event. Part one of the program will be a video that will be posted on Davie County […]
December 9, 2020

Covid Curfew Goes into Effect Friday

Governor Roy Cooper’s latest effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 is a “modified stay at home/early closure” order that will act as a statewide curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Executive Order No. 181 goes into effect at 5 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2020, and lasts through at least Jan. 8, 2021. Order Exceptions According to the order, all individuals in North Carolina must stay at home or at the place they will stay for the night between 10 p.m. and  5 a.m. except for:  Travel to or from a place of work or performing work at the […]
December 2, 2020

Free Testing for COVID-19 Continues in Davie County

Free drive-thru testing for COVID-19 will continue through December at the Davie County Community Park and Smith Grove Community Center.   Locations & Schedule Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville, NC Mondays: December 7, 14, and 21                            9 AM – 6 PM  Tuesdays: December 1, 8 ,15, 22, and 29                 9 AM – 6 PM  Wednesdays: December 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30           9 AM – 6 PM    Testing will occur in the […]
December 1, 2020

Davie County Cooperative Extension Office Sponsors Community Food Drive

No one should go hungry. This year’s challenges have made the need for food donations greater than ever.  N.C. Cooperative Extension, Davie County Center, is sponsoring a food drive through December 11th to benefit local food pantries.   Drop Off Donations by December 11, 2020 There will be a collection box outside the front door of the extension office, located at 180 South Main Street in downtown Mocksville, beside the courthouse, for no-contact drop-offs. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m to 5 p.m, for large donations, just ring the doorbell for assistance.  Items Needed Non-perishable food items suggested for donation […]