May 13, 2011

Award Winning Educator and Results Oriented Leader Appointed as Superintendent of Davie County Schools

Dr. Hartness Appointed by Unanimous Vote The Davie County Board of Education has selected Dr. Darrin Hartness as its new superintendent of schools by a unanimous vote! Dr. Hartness is currently the superintendent of the Mount Airy City Schools, a position he has held since January, 2008. The board, the school system and the community are extremely fortunate to be able to hire someone with Dr. Hartness’ experience, skills and abilities. A Wealth of Experience In his nearly two decades as an educator in North Carolina Schools, Dr. Hartness has been a high school teacher in Rowan-Salisbury Schools, an elementary […]
May 11, 2011

Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan

So, you may have missed the public input meetings… or maybe you came to the meetings, but still have more to say! There is still an opportunity to participate in the initial public input phase of the Town of Bermuda Run Comprehensive Plan. There Are Two Surveys That You Can Complete on the Plan Website First, The Comprehensive Plan Public Input Survey will let us know what your opinion is on a broad range of topics that affect the Town’s planning area. Second, The Development Preference Survey provides you with a series of photographs to let us know what you […]
May 9, 2011

Davie County Manufacturer, Nature’s Pearl, Featured on Fox8 “Made in N.C.” Series

Nature’s Pearl, leading manufacturer of nutritional supplements and personal care products was featured recently as part of the Fox8 news series “Made in N.C.”   Nature’s Pearl products are made in Davie County from the North Carolina State Fruit, the Muscadine Grape. Nature’s Pearl is the only Muscadine Grape supplement company in the world to fund and publish scientific research to test the efficacy of its product.  Studies to date have shown positive effects of Nature’s Pearl Muscadine Grape Seed and Skin Extract against human lung, colon, prostrate, skin, brain and breast cancers as well as human leukemias.   Additional Resources: […]
May 6, 2011

Exciting Live Auction 3:00 PM Saturday

A busy day ahead on Saturday in historic downtown Mocksville! The Daniel Boone Family Festival, the Davie County Spring Auction and entertainment throughout the day will fill the square and Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater beginning at 10:00 AM. You must pre-register to take part in the live auction, so get there early and place a few bids on the silent auction items too! Below is a partial list of the exciting live auction items. • 2011 Heartland Trail Runner (25RLQ) Travel trailer donated by Campers Inn • Heritage Gun Safe donated by Davie Farm Service/Southern States • Kentucky Long Riffle […]
May 3, 2011

2011 Daniel Boone Family Festival and Spring Auction All Day Saturday!

A Day of Family Fun with Exciting Live and Silent Auctions, Historic Tours, Beach Music, Rock Climbing Wall, Cow pie Bingo and More All Day Saturday, May7th! Join us for a day of family fun this Saturday, May 7th from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM as Historic Downtown Mocksville and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce present the 2011 Daniel Boone Family Festival and Spring Auction. Celebrate Daniel and Rebecca Boone’s Wedding and enjoy both a silent auction and a live auction in Historic Downtown Mocksville and Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater. Historic Tours, Kids Activities, and Live Entertainment All Day […]
May 2, 2011

Attend The Town of Bermuda Run Long Range Planning Meetings This Week

Residents of the Town of Bermuda Run are invited to attend public input meetings on the town’s long range plan These meetings will provide citizens with an opportunity to share thoughts on issues like community character, land use, growth management, transportation, infrastructure, services, open spaces, parks and recreation, a town center, etc.  Please plan on attending at least one of these meetings being held on March Monday, May 2nd, Tuesday, May 3rd and Thursday, May 5th.  See the time and location details below.  Pending verification of sufficient bandwidth availability, these meetings will be broadcast in real time on the Davie […]
April 29, 2011

Free Event ~ The Chris Lane Band with American Idol Star Chelsea Sorrell Performing Saturday, April 30th from Noon to 3 PM.

Come celebrate with Campers Inn, this Saturday and Sunday with free hot dogs, face painting, family entertainment, door prizes and more as they celebrate the opening of North Carolina’s newest RV dealership. The Chris Lane Band, featuring American Idol Star Chelsea Sorrell,  performs from Noon until 3:00 PM Saturday.  In addition to her American Idol Top 50 Finalist claim to fame, Chelsea Sorrell, from Stokesdale, North Carolina was the 2010 Childress Idol Winner. In addition to some great door prizes, including free chairs for the first 30 guests each day, grand opening sale prices are also being featured with factory […]
April 29, 2011

Tornado Destroys VF Corporation Distribution Center in Hackleburg, Alabama

Employees at the Lee Jeans Distribution Center in Mocksville are waiting to find out what they can do for their co-workers in Alabama. For employees at the VF Corporation Lee Jeans Distribution Center in Mocksville, tornadoes this week hit closer to home than mere geography might indicate. A sister plant, the VF Distribution Center in Hackleburg, Alabama was completely destroyed by a tornado on Wednesday, April 27th. VF was able to evacuate the majority of their employees before the storms, but there were still a few employees at the plant when the tornado slammed into Hackleburg. One employee was killed […]
April 28, 2011

Deano’s Barbecue “Famous Pimento Cheeseburger” Gets Even More Famous!

The Pimento Cheeseburger is a Davie County favorite served in many of our local restaurants including Miller’s, C’s, and Deano’s Barbecue.  Enjoy the Fox8 News video below about this local favorite.  It may be time to try each one and compare notes. Use the comment area below to vote for your favorite Davie County Pimento Cheeseburger!