October 18, 2018

FinishWorks; Another Win for the Supply Chain Economy in Davie County

“Everything you touch has a coating,” said Myron Miller, vice-president, and general manager of FinishWorks, holding up a Calloway golf ball and pointing to a Monroe shock, a Heritage guitar, and a display of wood-stained cabinet door samples during a tour of the company’s blending/distribution facility in Mocksville. A leading manufacturer of wood, metal, and specialty industrial coatings, FinishWorks opened its doors in Mocksville two years ago in the old Crown Wood building at 125 John Crotts Road. Since then, the company has developed $3 million a year in new business while shifting established customers over from its facility in […]
October 15, 2018

Brass Transit (Chicago Tribute) at Brock Performing Arts Center Saturday, October 20th – Tickets Available Now!

Chicago fans will be inspired when Brass Transit takes the stage at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 21st at 7:30 pm. Brass Transit is a dynamic, crowd-pleasing, studio-tight powerhouse, and the world’s foremost Chicago tribute! Formed in 2008, Brass Transit brought together eight of Canada’s most talented,  accomplished and award-winning players. Their sole purpose was to pay tribute to the decades-long, multi-platinum songbook of CHICAGO. Since then, the band has toured North America steadily, dazzling audiences with flawless performances and spectacular attention to detail. Hits like: Saturday In The Park, 25 or 6 To 4, If You […]
October 11, 2018

Free Family Event ~ Oaks Festival, This Saturday, October 13th, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m!

Enjoy a full day of free fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival, this Saturday, October 13th, from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. in historic downtown Mocksville. Dozens of vendors will feature unique craft and gift items as well as showcase local businesses. There will be food vendors, lots of free kids’ activities, and free live music at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater beginning at 12:30. Crafts, Christmas Specialties, and Unique Items for Sale Start your Christmas shopping early, or buy a little something special for yourself as you enjoy the crafts, Christmas specialties, and other original items for […]
October 8, 2018

Students Explore Career Options as Davie County Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2018

To celebrate Manufacturing Day 2018, several local businesses and Davie County manufacturers provided a unique opportunity for all eighth-grade students in Davie County. On October 5th, students from Ellis, North Davie, and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations including DEX Heavy Duty Parts, Gildan,  Ingersoll Rand, Pro Refrigeration, DCCC – Davie Campus, and WFBH-Davie Medical Center – Bermuda Run. Other students from all three schools spent their tour-time experiencing many different facets of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. This is the second year Davie County has participated in National Manufacturing Day through the collaborative efforts of the Davie […]
October 2, 2018

Free Concert on the Square Saturday, October 6 ~ Tess and the Black and Blues Band!

Enjoy a little Blues, Beach, Country, Funk, and Rock as multi-talented Tess & the Black & Blues Band takes the stage this Saturday night, October 6th, from 7 -10 p.m in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Theirs is the final performance is this season’s free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville. Tess & the Black & Blues Band Founded in 2014, this hometown group features Davie County locals Tess Welch – Vocals; Grady McClamrock – Rhythm guitar; Gary Chilton – Lead guitar; Ken Simonds – Bass; Jerry Smith – Keyboards; and Darren […]
September 20, 2018

Free Family Movie in the Park — Friday, September 21st

Bring your family & friends to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Tangled on Friday, September 21st. The movie will begin at 8:45 p.m. at Main Street Park. Loosely based on the German fairy tale “Rapunzel“, Tangled tells the story of a lost, young princess with magical long blonde hair who yearns to leave her secluded tower. Against her mother’s wishes, she accepts the aid of an intruder to take her out into the world which she has never seen. Viewers of all ages will be entertained by this charming Disney movie. PG — 140 minutes. Tangled is […]
September 18, 2018

SouthPoint Industrial Park in Mocksville Continues to Expand

Building Number Ten is underway in the SouthPoint Park in Davie County, NC Less than a year after breaking ground on a 75+ acre expansion to the SouthPoint Industrial Business Park in Mocksville, The Hollingsworth Companies are starting the second facility in the four-building expansion to the park. This tenth building, a 253,180 square foot steel and masonry industrial space that will feature 30’ clear height, 60 foot by 60-foot column spacing and high intensity LED lighting, is expected to be available for lease at the end of the first quarter of 2019.   The ninth building in the park, a 108,960 […]
September 13, 2018

Mill Fest Music Festival ~ Rescheduled ~ Saturday, September 29th Noon-10:30 PM!

Don’t miss the Triad’s premier late summer music festival that will bring together a variety of awesome talent to downtown Mocksville! Because of Hurricane Florence, Mill Fest has been rescheduled for noon – 10:30 p.m. on September 29th at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theaterlocated at 107 S. Salisbury Street. “The Mill Fest Music Festival brings together bands that are local favorites along with rising stars on the music scene,” said Tami Langdon, community development coordinator. “Along with the variety of music, we’ll have food trucks and beverages for the whole family. This is a wonderful way to wind down the summer and enjoy all that […]
September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence Update

“The Town of Mocksville and Davie County Emergency Management continues to monitor the path of Hurricane Florence. Based on information received from the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center, Davie County should anticipate: Early Thursday morning: rain and the potential arrival of high winds. Friday through Sunday: sustained periods of heavy rain with the potential of 7-10 inches total accumulation with tropical storm force winds. Residents are encouraged to keep cell phones charged in advance of the storm. In the event that you experience a power outage, please DO NOT call 9-1-1. Outages can be reported to the […]