May 29, 2024

Bridging Business and Talent: PTRC Workforce Development Boards Connects Davie County Employers and Job Seekers

The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) Workforce Development Board helps employers attract the best homegrown talent the region has to offer by providing them with access to employee training, connecting them with community colleges and other resources within the educational system, and helping to prepare students in K-12 with the skills needed to thrive in today’s ever-changing and evolving work environment. “Our goal is to connect good people with good jobs and good jobs with good people,” said Will Early,  business services lead for the PTRC Workforce Development Board. “At PTRC, we understand that each business is unique. That’s why […]
April 10, 2024

Celebrating 31 Years as a Tree City! – Mocksville to Hold Arbor Day Celebration on April 19th

The Town of Mocksville, a proud member of the Tree City USA program for 31 years, is gearing up to celebrate Arbor Day 2024 on Friday, April 19th. You are invited to join them at 10 a.m. at Rich Park Shelter 5, 352 Park Drive, Mocksville, where they will be planting a tree to mark this achievement. During the celebration, Mayor Will Marklin will read the Arbor Day proclamation, a powerful reminder of the town’s commitment to tree planting and preservation. Ranger James Bentley from the North Carolina Forest Service will present the prestigious Tree City USA 2023 Award, recognizing […]
April 8, 2024

Family Promise Day of Giving to Raise Funds and Awareness to Support Local Families 

Sharon* and her teenage daughter were in a neighboring shelter before entering the Family Promise of Davie County program. Since the teenage daughter was 16, she was considered an adult and not allowed to stay with her mom. They sought Family Promise’s services because they wanted to stay together during this crisis. All too often, families are separated due to a child’s age or gender. But not at Family Promise—they keep family units together.  Sharon grappled with severe health challenges, which had been sidelined during the upheaval of losing their housing. While in the Family Promise program, Sharon received dedicated […]
April 8, 2024

Dispose of Pesticides Safely – Free Pesticide Disposal Day May 1st 

Do you have old pesticides taking up space in your barn, garage, or storage shed?Dispose of Pesticides Safely through the Davie County/NC Cooperative Extension Center In an effort to promote environmental stewardship and protect public health, the Davie County Cooperative Extension Center is hosting a free Pesticide Disposal event on May 1, 2024, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Davie County Center located at 642 Wilkesboro Street in Mocksville. Improper disposal of pesticides can have detrimental effects on the environment and human health. By participating in this event, residents can ensure that these hazardous materials are handled and […]
April 2, 2024

Town of Mocksville Spring Clean-up Event this Saturday, April 6th

The Town of Mocksville is hosting its annual Spring Clean-up Day for residents within the town limits on Saturday, April 6th, from 8 a.m. – noon at Rich Park.  Please read the following list of items that will be accepted: These items will not be accepted:  Please note: This event is only for residents within the town limits of Mocksville who pay town taxes. 
March 27, 2024

Forging a Legacy: Fuller Welding is Investing in the Future

In 1972, Phil Fuller set out to start his own business, embarking on a lifelong journey in localmanufacturing. At just 19 years old, his determination and passion for welding helped him lay the foundation for what would become Fuller Welding and Fabricators, Inc. (Fuller Welding) in Mocksville. Today, over five decades later, Fuller Welding stands as a testament to his commitment to bothcraftsmanship and the community. “I went through the Forsyth Technical Community College welding program in 1971. I started this business because I was interested in the welding profession, and now, it’s turned into so much more than that.” […]
March 19, 2024

Input Sought for Lake Louise Park PARTF Grant Application

Davie County, NC – Davie County Recreation and Parks is preparing a grant application to the North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF) in conjunction with McGill Associates, P.A. The PARTF application is specific to Lake Louse Park acquisition and development. Lake Louise Park (also known at The Park at Lake Louise) is a 2+/- acres privately owned parcel/park which has historically served the community and currently contains: a playground, picnic shelter, restroom and walking trail. These public meetings are an excellent opportunity for residents to understand the current history of the park and provide critical feedback on the […]
March 7, 2024
Flow Automotive is a proud sponsor of IGNITE DAVIE as an Employer of Choice. Flow Automotive has 15 dealerships in Statesville and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

A Drive for Success: Flow Automotive Companies’ Journey of Employee and Community Empowerment

In the bustling world of the automotive industry, where trust can be scarce and customer loyalty hard-won, Flow Automotive Companies (Flow) stands out above the crowd as more than just another dealership. Flow’s approach to doing business shines as a beacon of integrity, employee empowerment, and community involvement. In a recent interview with Annie Carper, Flow’s director of team member experience, and Dixon Douglas, director of partnerships and customer loyalty, Flow’s principles shine as they discussed Flow’s commitment to employees and the local communities where they do business. It Takes a Team  Flow focuses on ensuring that employees thrive in […]
February 9, 2024

Liberty Sheds Celebrates New Manufacturing Facility in Mocksville

Liberty Sheds, which designs and manufactures everything from simple storage sheds to elaborate buildings its customers turn into man caves, chic she-sheds, and even tiny houses, has completed a new 85,000 SF state-of-the-art shed manufacturing facility, making it one of the largest shed manufacturing facilities in the Southeast.  A Vision Fulfilled: From Humble Beginnings to State-of-the-Art Facility The facility continues a dream held by founder/owner Bobby Eaton since building the first storage shed in his 40 X 40 barn in Rowan County in 2006. From those humble beginnings, the company moved to Iredell County, then expanded to a 38,000-square-foot manufacturing […]