October 28, 2010

Grand Opening ~ Newest Goodwill Store In America

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina opened its newest store in Mocksville today. The new store, located at 1355 Yadkinville Road in Mocksville, a replacement store for the 1117 Yadkinville Road location, is twice the size and offers a convenient covered donation drive-through. Goodwill Transforms Donations into Jobs and Job Training Goodwill of Northwest North Carolina placed over 5,000 people into jobs last year. Revenue generated from the sale of donated items pays for career development and training programs that help people find jobs and reach financial stability. Goodwill provides a wide range of training, placement and workforce development services […]
October 27, 2010

2010 Veteran’s Day Essay and Poster Contest

Davie County students are invited to enter the 2010 Veteran’s Day essay and poster contest.  The topic for the 2010 contest is “How can I do my duty to my country.” The poster contest is open to all Davie County students from kindergarten through 5th grade and the essay contest is open to all Davie County students from 6th through 12th grade. Posters will be displayed at the at the 2010 Veteran’s Day observance on November 11th, 2010, 11AM at the Veteran’s Monument on the Mocksville town square. Contest winners will be asked to read their essays or explain their […]
October 23, 2010

Pumpkin Carving Time for Davie County Artist Tim Trudgeon Shapes up in October

Tim Trudgeon of Turkeyfoot Creations in Davie County is a celebrated pumpkin carver this time of year.  His pumpkin carving demonstrations at the North Carolina State Fair October 16th to 21st drew large and enthusiastic crowds. Pumpkin Carving by Tim Trudgeon of Turkeyfoot Creations Tim will be providing live pumpkin carving demonstrations again next week at Klingspor’s Woodworking Shop Extravaganza on Friday and Saturday, October 29th and 30th.   A complete schedule and details are available online at http://klingsporextra.blogspot.com/ Work Featured at Station on Main Street Fine Arts Gallery During most of the year Tim Trudgeon earns his living as a […]
October 20, 2010

7-Time Female Vocalist of the Year Performing in Mocksville this Friday!

On Friday, October 22nd at 7:30 PM,  the Davie County Arts Council presents  Rhonda Vincent and the Rage in concert at the Brock Performing Arts Center, 622 North Main Street, Mocksville, NC. Female Vocalist of the Year ~ 7 Consecutive Years! With over seventy awards to their name, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage are the most celebrated band in bluegrass, with honors including a coveted Entertainer of the Year award from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and a staggering seven consecutive IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year awards. In 2001, Vincent signed a high-profile endorsement contract with Martha White […]
October 18, 2010

All County Middle School Band from Davie County Performs at Brock Performing Arts Center ~ Video

Bands from North Davie Middle School, South Davie Middle School and William Ellis Middle School performed together at the Brock Performing Arts Center, 622 North Main Street in Mocksville on Saturday afternoon after the Davie County Schools Showcase & Homecoming Parade. Full 1080p HD Video Available Band instructors from each school took learns conducting the students through various pieces.  The following embedded below are also available in full 1080p HD on your Davie County YouTube Channel: “Discover America March” by Ken Harris, conducted by Mr. Clayton Edwards from William Ellis Middle School. “Willam Tell Overture” by Gioachino, arranged by Andrew […]
October 14, 2010

Beach Night at Junker’s Mill This Saturday!

Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy old fashioned Carolina style beach music under the stars ~ it’s Beach Music Night at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater in historic downtown Mocksville this Saturday, October 16th, from 7:00 to 9:30 PM. Come out and enjoy a classic performance by The Part Time Party Time Band. Lots of great food and drinks will be available and the dance floor will be full!  Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, kids under 12 admitted free. A Few Pictures from Beach Music Night at Junker’s Mill 2009 YouTube Video of The Part Time Party Time […]
October 13, 2010

Davie County Schools Showcase and Homecoming Parade This Saturday in Historic Downtown Mocksville

Some Davie County citizens remember when Davie County High School Homecoming Week was kicked-off with a parade through town.  The annual homecoming parade was brought back last year and will be back again this Saturday, October 16th, in conjunction with the 2010 Davie County Schools Showcase event. The Davie County Schools Showcase will feature students providing entertainment and demonstrations beginning at 9:00 AM on the square in downtown Mocksville and at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater. Entertainment at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater is scheduled from 9:00 AM until approximately 1:15 PM.  The Homecoming Parade will begin at 1:30 PM.  The Davie […]
October 13, 2010

RiverPark Catfish Fry This Saturday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

An Annual Tradition Held on the third Saturday every October, this gathering has become an area tradition in both Davie and western Rowan Counties.  Fall at this nature park is breathtaking and when the old-time Blue Grass music is added, it becomes the ‘place to be’ for fellowship and a good time. The Bullhole Gang They grew up together and a lot of their early memories cluster around time spent at a special place on the South Yadkin River. Those cherished memories have motivated Ron Bivins, Ronnie Shoaf, Ron Webb and their friends they’ve dubbed “The Bullhole Gang” to show […]
October 7, 2010

Free Event! ~ Four Oaks Festival ~ Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM ~ Historic Downtown Mocksville

It promises to be a beautiful, sunny fall day in Davie County at the Four Oaks Festival on the square in Davie County! The festival begins at 10 AM under the four majestic oak trees on the square in historic downtown Mocksville.  This is a fun day the entire family can enjoy.  There will be a kids area, artisans, crafters and musical entertainment throughout the day!  Come out and enjoy the copper fountains and other copper artwork, antiques, jewelry, pottery, stained glass, hummingbird feeders, hand crafted soaps, soy candles and more. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy live music throughout […]