January 22, 2021
Davie County Schools announced Thursday that it will partner with Davie County Department of Health and Human Services to vaccinate district employees on Wednesday, January 27th

Schools Partnering With Health Department to Offer All Employees Vaccinations

Davie County Schools Offers Vaccinations to Employees and Continues Thoughtful Planning For a Safe and Secure Future Davie County Schools announced Thursday that it will partner with Davie County Department of Health and Human Services to vaccinate district employees on Wednesday, January 27th.  Davie County Schools is among a handful of districts in the area who have been balancing the everyday rigors of in-person and remote learning since August 17. While students and staff are doing remarkably well, Davie County Schools refuses to accept that this is the new normal. The leadership team is eager to resume classes as they […]
January 20, 2021
Davie County Senior Services provides seniors with accessible services and opportunities for fellowship, fun, and learning through activities and programs that enrich lives.

Senior Services Meeting and Activity Schedule

Davie County seniors are invited to “meet” with Davie County Commissioners and town representatives from Bermuda Run, Cooleemee, and Mocksville on Thursday, January  21st, at 1:00 p.m. Anyone over the age of 55 is invited to join in via Zoom, phone (toll-free number), or parking lot radio. This will be a time to ask all of your questions plus voice suggestions, concerns, or praises. Contact Davie County Senior Services at 336-753-6230 to sign up for this event and let them know if you will be attending via parking lot or Zoom. Senior Services is Planning an Eventful 2021! This is […]
January 19, 2021
The Dragonfly House is located at 387 Valley Road in Mocksville.

Child Abuse Escalating in Davie & Davidson Counties Because of Pandemic

By Jeanna Baxter White Amber’s* step-dad had been touching her at night. The middle-schooler reported that “he had done some stuff to her that she didn’t want,” but it wasn’t until she went back to school in August that she was able to tell a teacher who reported the situation to law enforcement. Amber is just one of the 369 children devastated by the effects of sexual abuse, child abuse, or severe neglect that The Dragonfly House Children’s Advocacy Center saw in 2020, according to Executive Director Brandi Reagan. Even one case is too many, and cases like this are […]
January 18, 2021
Despite a little rain, both recipients and staff stayed dry thanks to shelters provided for use free of charge by Special Event Services

Davie County Vaccination Clinics Can Now Run Rain or Shine Thanks to Special Event Services

Over 1,000 Davie County residents are one step closer to COVID-19 immunity following a drive-thru vaccination clinic at Davie County Community Park on Friday, January 15, 2021. Despite a little rain, both recipients and staff stayed dry thanks to shelters provided for use free of charge by Special Event Services (SES).  SES, which dedicated its new headquarters in Mocksville in October, is an industry leader in audio, lighting, video, design, staging, and live event production for businesses, religious organizations, and major recording artists. With live events on hold because of the pandemic, the company offered to build two drive-through shelters […]
January 13, 2021

Important Vaccine and Testing Location Changes

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic This Friday at Davie County Community Park Davie County Health and Human Services (DC HHS) will hold a drive-thru vaccination clinic this Friday, January 15th from 10 a.m – 2 p.m at the Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive. This Friday’s clinic is for frontline healthcare workers (1a) and individuals 75 years of age and older (1b, Group 1).  Moving the vaccination clinics from the Davie County Health Department to the park will maximize efficiency and reduce traffic flow issues in Mocksville. Drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held at the park every Friday from […]
January 7, 2021

Stay At Home Extension And Safety

As of January 6, 2021, North Carolina’s Modified Stay At Home Order requiring people to remain home between 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. has been extended until 5 p.m. on January 29, 2021. Other safety measures remain in place including the statewide mask mandate, closure of indoor bars, and limits on mass gatherings and retail establishment capacity. Read Executive Order No. 188 for more information. Community Virus Spread North Carolina continues to experience record-high numbers of COVID-19 cases reported each day, people being hospitalized with COVID-19, people in the intensive care unit, and the percent of tests that are positive. […]
December 31, 2020

Free COVID Testing and Vaccination Schedule Updates

2021 Free COVID-19 TESTING Davie County’s free COVID-19  testing will continue in 2021 with a few changes. Beginning January 4, 2021, all testing will be conducted at Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive in Mocksville. Testing will be available Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be no testing on January 18 due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Preregistration for testing is online at https://lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling (877) 562-4850. For more information, call 336-753-6540 or visit https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/. North Carolina Vaccination Prioritization Plan  The vaccine will eventually be available to anyone, but supplies […]
December 21, 2020

Extraordinary Times Call for Extraordinary Help: Davie County Non-Profits Need Your Help Now More Than Ever

Susan*, a single mom with two children, temporarily lost her job as a waitress when the pandemic hit and was evicted from her basement apartment because she could no longer pay her rent. She didn’t qualify for unemployment and her ex-husband, who also lost his job, was no longer required to pay child support. The family was forced to move into a motel which they also couldn’t afford.   “We have also seen an increase in clients that are at-risk for homelessness and since we don’t have a shelter, our motels have filled up with families who have lost their jobs […]
December 18, 2020

Colorful Mural is a New Downtown Attraction

Heading south on Main Street or east on Depot Street in downtown Mocksville, you can’t miss “The Running of the Horses,” the new, brightly colored mural adorning the side of the law offices of Martin & Van Hoy in Court Square.  Municipalities across the country are investing in murals to beautify their downtowns, attract visitors, which increases dollars spent in the community, and boost community spirit. Mocksville is no exception. Commissioned by Mocksville Tourism, in partnership with Davie County Tourism, the 1200 sq ft mural, which took five weeks to complete, is a step forward for East Depot revitalization, according […]