June 18, 2020

Davie Chamber Gives $2,000 to Support IGNITE DAVIE

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce recently donated $2,000 to the Davie Community Foundation to support IGNITE DAVIE, a college promise program which will provide Davie County students the opportunity to continue their education beyond high school graduation through college assistance. The funds came from the sale of iShopDavie cards that offer discounts to area businesses, Keith Beck’s idea to support both IGNITE DAVIE and local businesses at the same time.  “IGNITE DAVIE is such an amazing opportunity for the students of Davie County,” said Beck, an agent with Farm Bureau in Mocksville and treasurer for the Davie County Chamber […]
June 16, 2020

Davie County Youth Have Organized a March for Unity This Week in Mocksville

What is racial disparity and why is it so hard for us to talk about?  A team of eight Davie County young people have organized a peaceful protest and march this Thursday, June 18th, in hopes of opening that conversation within our community.   Black Lives Matter The event, which supports the Black Lives Matter movement, will kick off at Rich Park at 4:30 with an invocation and introduction and time for participants to get organized to march together to Main Street Park in downtown Mocksville. Speakers include activists PJ Peck and Shante Mendelez; Davie County Early College Teacher Angela Griffey; […]
June 15, 2020

The Station Opens in Mocksville

The brick building at the corner of Main Street and Gaither Street in downtown Mocksville opened in 1920 as Kurfees & Ward Pure Oil, followed by Boger Service Station and a series of galleries, gift shops, and a used bookstore. Now it’s The Station, a modern-day general store and taproom. “We are a little different than an old-fashioned general store,” said owner Suzanne Lakey, with a laugh, “we don’t sell wheelbarrows.” They do sell old-fashioned candy out of tin tubs, soda in glass bottles, and a variety of unique gift items. They also sell a rotating list of flavors of […]
June 5, 2020

Sunday is National Boone Day

Happy National Boone Day! Established by the Kentucky Historical Society, it is observed each year on June 7 to commemorate the day that frontiersman Daniel Boone first began exploring the valleys and forests of present-day Kentucky in 1769. The Davie County Connection While the name Daniel Boone is most often associated with Kentucky and the West, residents of Davie County know that Daniel acquired much of his fortitude, courage, endurance, resourcefulness, and marksmanship during his early adulthood living along the Forks of the Yadkin.  A legend in his lifetime, Daniel remains an iconic figure in American history.  Davie County celebrates […]
April 27, 2020

Online Kindergarten Registration for Davie County Parents

Davie County Schools Are Making Enrollment Easy! Starting kindergarten is a major milestone in a child’s life, and there are important steps parents can take to make the transition an exciting one.  Save Time Later and Sign Up Online Now DCS uses online enrollment forms. To begin the enrollment process and avoid lines in the computer lab in August, you may complete online enrollment from home at Kindergarten Registration. If you have trouble or do not have access to register online, you can call your local school for help.  “We are committed to helping guide you through this process and […]
April 22, 2020
Way to go Davie County! You’ve made it into the top five counties in the state for Census reporting!

Census Reporting is Critical to Davie County’s Economic Recovery

Davie County Makes Top Five in NC for Census Reporting Way to go Davie County! You’ve made it into the top five counties in the state for Census reporting!  “Number five is good but with a little more effort, I think we can make it to #1,” said Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, urging Davie County residents to respond to the Census and to encourage their friends, family, and co-workers to do the same.  “The census is a once-every-10-year event. It’s critical that everyone is counted so that we aren’t at a loss for the […]
April 9, 2020
Easter 2020 online churches in Davie County NC

Creating New Easter Traditions

Finding Ways to Connect This Easter Davie County churches continue to interact with their members and the community in a meaningful way despite not being allowed to hold traditional services. Many are streaming their weekly services online and some are offering additional Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services this week.  Davie County Alternative Easter Services Hillsdale Baptist Church will be offering drive-through Communion on Easter Sunday from noon- 1 p.m. A partial listing of churches streaming their services can be found below.  In addition to streaming, Cornerstone Christian Church hosts a drive-in style service in its parking lot on Sunday […]