June 16, 2023

Proud Community Welcomes All-America County Team Home

After winning All-America County status, Davie County’s tired but elated delegation returned home from Denver, Colorado, to a warm welcome from family, friends, and the community. Davie County is one of only ten communities across the country to receive this prestigious award from the National Civic League this year.  Touched by the turnout, the team expressed its appreciation for the welcome and the support. “It was heartwarming to see the surprise welcome as we approached the government center,” said Ken Gamble, Mocksville town manager. “I’ll never forget the looks of joy on the faces of our youth and adult team […]
June 12, 2023

Davie County Named All-America City 

Davie County, NC, has been named an All-America City by the National Civic League.  Davie County was one of 20 communities selected as finalists from across the country to compete for this prestigious award in Denver, Colorado.  The National Civic League’s All-America City Award has celebrated the best in American civic innovation since 1949. Although the award is called All-America City, it is actually a competitive forum of best practices open to cities, counties, tribes, and community organizations of all types.   The Award recognizes the work of communities in using inclusive civic engagement to address critical issues and create stronger […]
June 7, 2023

Free Concert on the Square in Mocksville This Saturday – The Band Tess! 

Enjoy a little Blues, Beach, Country, Funk, and Rock as one of Mocksville’s favorite hometown bands, The Band Tess, takes center stage Saturday night, June 10th, from 7-10 p.m. in the quad near Restaurant 101 in Downtown Mocksville The Band Tess Founded in 2014, this multi-talented group features Davie County locals Tess Welch – vocals; Grady McClamrock – rhythm guitar; Gary Chilton – lead guitar; Ken Simonds – bass; Jerry Smith – keyboards; and Darren Boles – drums. Clap your hands, tap your feet, and sing along as they play your favorites from a wide range of artists like Sheryl […]
June 6, 2023

Denver Bound! Davie’s All-America City Awards Team Competes This Saturday!

After weeks of planning and preparation, Davie County’s team leaves for Denver early Thursday morning to compete against 19 other finalist communities for the honor of being named an All-America City.  The National Civic League’s All-America City Award has celebrated the best in American civic innovation since 1949. The award, bestowed yearly on ten communities (over 500 recipients in all), recognizes the work of communities in using inclusive civic engagement to address critical issues and create stronger connections among residents, businesses, nonprofits, and government leaders.  This year’s theme for the All-America City Award is “Creating Thriving Communities through Youth Engagement.” […]
June 2, 2023

Mocksville’s Summer Movies in the Park 2023

Davie County is brightening our 2023 summer season with more movies in the park.  These incredible events will be hosted in Main Street Park and Davie County Community Park over the next few months. These family-friendly events are full of wholesome entertainment that you and your loved ones definitely don’t want to miss. The summer movies series are full of a variety of films and opportunities to enjoy your loved one’s company in the comfort of our beautiful community. Below are the behind-the-scenes details about these events and movies. We look forward to seeing you there! Come join us for […]
June 1, 2023

Recognition Awarded to Mocksville Fire Department by North Carolina League of Municipalities

The Town of Mocksville consistently strives to enhance the well-being and safety of its residents. The North Carolina League of Municipalities recently recognized the Mocksville Fire Department for completing its NC Fire Department Risk Assessment Program.  This program serves as a valuable tool for fire chiefs and towns to identify any deficiencies, requirements, or potential challenges that may pose future problems. It encompasses various aspects, such as evaluating operational policies, facilities, apparatuses, and even human resource policies like recruitment and training. During the May meeting of the Mocksville Town Board, TJ Deluca, the fire department risk management consultant for the […]
May 31, 2023

The Hollingsworth Companies Continues Industrial Expansion in Davie County

The Hollingsworth Companies is taking advantage of the recent dry weather to begin construction on two new speculative industrial buildings in Mocksville. These facilities are being built for long-term lease by light manufacturing or distribution companies in the SouthPoint Industrial Park – North Carolina. Creating Opportunities for Light Manufacturing and Distribution Companies The buildings will be constructed at 130,492 SF and 152,241 SF to expand the park to 12 single-tenant industrial buildings. With 40 years of project experience from Virginia to Mississippi, The Hollingsworth Companies has completed Build to Suit and “Spec” industrial building projects in multiple markets throughout the […]
May 21, 2023

Summer Concerts 2023

Summertime music continues to be a warm weather staple of Mocksville, Bermuda Run, and Davie County Recreation and Parks. Every year our community members bring crowds together for great music, food, and socializing with the concert series. Come join the party and enjoy the variety of performances in the comfort of our own community!  Town of Bermuda Run & Davie County Arts Council  Event details: Cost: FREE Time: Begin at 7 p.m.  Location: Bermuda Run Town Center, 120 Kinderton Blvd., Bermuda Run (off  Highway 158)Dates: August 12, 19, 26, & September 16thOther details: Bring your own lawn chair & picnic coolerFor more […]
May 4, 2023

Another Win for Davie County – Avgol to Invest $100 Million & Create 52 New Jobs

Global manufacturer Avgol is investing approximately $100 million to expand its Mocksville facility to include both a sixth multibeam spunlaid production line and a laminate finishing line to meet the growing domestic demand for its ultra-lightweight nonwoven fabrics. The investment will create 52 new jobs by Dec. 31, 2024, at an average annual wage of $55,647. The company currently has 260 employees at its facility at 178 Avgol Drive. Grants & Incentives The company will receive incentives of up to $1.1 million from the county and $416,788 from Mocksville once the investment and job-creation targets are met. In addition, the […]