July 13, 2020

What is Open at the New Davie County Community Park?

The countdown is almost over!  After six years of extensive resident input, park design master planning, and construction, the eagerly awaited Davie County Community Park, including the Splashpad, opens tomorrow, Tuesday, July 14th.  “Words cannot express how excited our team is to finally open this gem up to the public!” exclaimed Whitney Fitzsimons, special events & marketing coordinator for Davie County Recreation & Parks.  “There are obvious modifications to our opening that we did not expect would be necessary when we first started planning for our grand opening. However, we all agree that having the park open for use was […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 9, 2020
On Saturday, March 14th, the Cooleemee Historical Association will be adding two new fundraising ideas to its 8th Annual BBQ Pork fundraiser at the Zachary House Grounds, 131 Church St.  “This year the CHA is adding to this event a Sweet Community Bake Sale and Thrifty Yard Sale

Discover Our Heritage – Educational Programs Get a Boost

Cooleemee Historical Association to Host “Trifecta Fundraiser” This Saturday On Saturday, March 14th, the Cooleemee Historical Association will be adding two new fundraising ideas to its 8th Annual BBQ Pork fundraiser at the Zachary House Grounds, 131 Church St.  “This year the CHA is adding to this event a Sweet Community Bake Sale and Thrifty Yard Sale, thus, the historic trifecta fundraiser,” said volunteer Joey Shore.  New Choices at the 8th Annual BBQ Pork Fundraiser Slow-cooked pork barbecue, Boston butts, plates, and sandwiches will be available, cooked by the barbecuing duo of Walter Ferrell and Clay West. The bake sale […]
February 20, 2020
Circus Tent rooftop - Barnum show at the Brock

Auditions for Barnum at the Brock

By Jeanna Baxter White Step right up and become part of the “Greatest Show on Earth!” The Davie County Arts Council will hold auditions for “Barnum” on Saturday, February 29th beginning at 10 a.m. at the Brock Performing Arts Center.  Actors of All Ages Are Needed The large cast includes adults, elderly, teenagers, and children (10+ years old). Also needed are tumblers, jugglers, clowns, & gymnasts. About the Show “Barnum” tells the story of the “Prince of Humbug” Phineas Taylor Barnum. Over the objections of his wife, Charity, Barnum attempts to create a show in which the main attractions are […]
February 10, 2020
2019 Advance North Carolina Chicken Stew Competition Champions Del & Chad Cooper

Music, Food and Fun This Weekend!

Chicken Stew Competition Benefits Advance Fire Department Auxiliary Bring your best recipe and join in the fun! The Advance Fire Department Auxiliary will host its third annual chicken stew competition on Saturday, February 15th, from 5 p.m until 8 p.m. at Advance Fire Department on NC Hwy 801 S. Ticket Information Tickets for adults and children will be available at the door. Adults $10/Child (10-under)$5… for all you can eat chicken stew, hot dogs, and dessert! Your Vote Counts Each meal also includes one vote for your favorite stew chef and additional votes may be purchased for $1 each. The […]
February 6, 2020

Celebrate Aretha Franklin’s Great Hit Songs – See Sherma Andrews at the Brock on Saturday!

Music enthusiasts are in for a rare treat when Sherma Andrews presents the music of Aretha Franklin at the Brock Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 8th at 7:30 pm. Singer, songwriter, arranger, producer, pianist and recording artist, Andrews is not just a phenomenal talent, she is an experience to remember. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Sherma and her all-star band will perform songs covered by the late great Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin! This is not a typical tribute show. Sherma Andrews will ignite the stage and keep you wanting more. She was born the youngest in a […]
February 4, 2020

The Factory Coffee House in Mocksville Hosting “Coffee with a Cop” on Wednesday Feb 5, 10-11:30 am

Join the officers of Mocksville Police Department for their monthly Coffee with a Cop at The Factory Coffeehouse this Wednesday, February 5th from 10-11:30 a.m. “The Mocksville Police Department invites the community to join us on the 1st  Wednesday of each month to share ideas, concerns, or general thoughts between the citizens and the police department,” said Mocksville Police Chief Patrick Reagan. “ We want the community to see our officers as people and speak with all of us on an informal level.  Listening to the concerns of the people helps us build an effective, transparent agency that the community […]
February 2, 2020

POPSICLE 5K on Saturday, February 8th– Tell Cold Weather to Take a Hike!

Lace up your running shoes, and have a chillin’ good time while supporting a great cause — take part in the 9th Annual Popsicle 5k Run on Saturday, February 8th! All abilities are welcome. Not a runner? No worries! Walkers are welcome too! The route begins at Mocksville Elementary across from Rich Park and goes through Mocksville and the Greenway. The Race kicks off at 8:30 am, with packet pick up and on-site registration beginning at 7:15 am. Click here to register today. The Popsicle 5K is a fun family event, with a variety of fun activities: Each participant receives a […]